South American George (1941)

  |  Comedy


South American George (1941) Poster

George Butters is a double for a South American opera singer.

TIP
Add this title to your Watchlist
Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch.

6/10
63

Photos


See all photos

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


23 June 2006 | boblipton
7
| Looking Like Yourself
This typical farce plot -- easygoing George gets his hair marcelled and looks exactly like a South American opera singer, also played by George -- does not sound like Mr. Formby's usual métier, but he shows himself capable of carrying out the minor exigencies of the role, while singing a few nice songs, a typical "The Barmaid at the Rose & Crown" and a less typical swing song.

Under the direction of farce director Marcel Varnel, George does a lot more shtick than in his usual vehicles, but it is well within his abilities.

His leading lady is Linden Travers, best remembered for her supporting role in THE LADY VANISHES. She performs nicely, but except for George and Felix Aylmer in a small supporting role, it's an unremarkable series of performances. This is not to be sneered at: it is a star vehicle for George, and his usual charm is on full display.

More Like This

  • To Hell with Hitler

    To Hell with Hitler

  • Turned Out Nice Again

    Turned Out Nice Again

  • No Limit

    No Limit

  • George Takes the Air

    George Takes the Air

  • Spare a Copper

    Spare a Copper

  • He Snoops to Conquer

    He Snoops to Conquer

  • Come on George!

    Come on George!

  • Left Right and Centre

    Left Right and Centre

  • Much Too Shy

    Much Too Shy

  • Bell-Bottom George

    Bell-Bottom George

  • Get Cracking

    Get Cracking

  • Trouble Brewing

    Trouble Brewing

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Comedy

Details

Release Date:

27 December 1941

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Picks His Iron Throne Winner

"Game of Thrones" star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau won't spoil how the show really ends, but does share his favorite Jaime scene and pick who would win in a battle for the throne.

Watch now

Featured on IMDb

Check out our guide to superheroes, horror movies, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com