Jessie's Dancing Partners

 

 

Meet some of the gentlemen who had the pleasure of a dance with Jessie Matthews...


 

SONNIE HALE

Born John Robert Hale-Munro, 1st May, 1902, London
Died 9th June, 1959, London

Jessie Matthews Films:

~ FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH (1933)
Alf, the Bus Conductor and Follower of the Turf

~ EVERGREEN (1934)
Leslie Benn, the Impresario

~ FIRST A GIRL (1935)
Victor, the Classical Actor/Female Impersonator

~IT'S LOVE AGAIN (1936)
Freddie Rathbone, the Thinker/ex-Gossip Columnist

~ HEAD OVER HEELS (1937)
Director

~ GANGWAY (1937)
Director

~ SAILING ALONG (1938)
Writer (with Selwyn Jepson) and Director

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BARRY MACKAY

Born 8th January, 1906

Jessie Matthews Films:

~ EVERGREEN (1934)
Tommy Thompson, the Failed Actor, Failed Publicity Agent, Fictional Son of Harriet Green and future Mr Harriet Hawkes

~ GANGWAY (1937)
Bob, the Scotland Yard detective and penniless peer

~ SAILING ALONG (1938)
Steve Barnes, the Thames Bargeman, Entrepeneur and Future Mr Kay Martin

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ROBERT YOUNG

Born Robert George Young, 22nd February, 1907, Chicago, Illinois
Died 21st July, 1998, Westlake, California

Jessie Matthews Film:

~ IT'S LOVE AGAIN (1936)
Peter Carlton, the American in London, Gossip Columnist and Amateur Gazelle Dancer (and future Mr Elaine Bradford)

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ROBERT FLEMYNG

Born 3rd January, 1912, Liverpool
Died 22nd May, 1995

Jessie Matthews Film:

~ HEAD OVER HEELS (1937)
Pierre the inventor and unrequited admirer of Jeanne (Jessie Matthews)

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LOUIS BOREL

Born 6th October, 1905, The Hague
Died 24th April, 1973, Amsterdam

Jessie Matthews Film:

~ HEAD OVER HEELS (1937)
Marcel the suave and devious aspiring actor who seduces Jeanne in order to promote his career prospects, then leaves her for a Hollywood diva

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