October 9, 2013

Cinema – 1942

Cinema listings
1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945

All film titles and times are taken from contemporary a local newspaper, The Bury Free Press.

SF = Supporting feature

Date: Time: Title: Rating: Starring: Comments:
January
February Mon 1, Tues 2,Wed 3, Jungle Man U  Buster Crabbe  A drama in the African jungle.
SF
=” Sailors Don’t Care”, starring Tom Gamble in a spy comedy involving5th Columnists. 
Thurs 4, Fri 5,Sat 6, Confirm Or Deny U  Don Amechee Set in a London news agency during the Blitz.
SF
=”The Perfect Crime”, a murder mystery starring Ralph Bellamy.
Sun 7, Anything To Declare     SF=”Mountain O’Mourne”
Mon 8, Tues 9, Wed 10, Blue White And Perfect A  Lloyd Nolan A detective story based around industrial diamond smugglers.
SF
=”Facing The Music”, a comedy set in a munitions factory, starring Bunny Doyle and Betty Driver.
Thurs 11, Fri 12, Sat 13, Rise and Shine U  George Formby A musical comedy within a college football team.
With full supporting programme.
Sun 14, Storm Over Bengal      SF=”Street Of Missing Men”.
Mon 15, Tues 16, Wed 17, Remember The Day U  Claudette Colbert Romance and school life.
Thurs 18, Fri 19, Sat 20, Charlie’s American Aunt U  Jack Benny Jack Benny masquerades as his aunt.
SF
=”Twilight Of The Trail”, A William Boyd and Hopalong Cassidy Western.
Sun 21, Wolf Of New York      SF=”Zero Hour”.
Mon 22, Tues 23, Wed 24, Caravan  U  Charles Boyer & Loretta Young  A spectacular musical, set in Hungary.
Thurs 25, Fri 26, Sat 27, Lady For A Night  A  John Wayne  Contains colourful carnival scenes.
SF
=”Zis Boom Bah”, Starring Grace Hayes in a musical comedy.
 Sun 28 Three Faces West    John Wayne  SF=”Friendly Neighbours”.
March Mon 1, Tues 2, Wed 3, Women In War A  Wendy Barrie Drama of girls attached to an overseas nursing unit. 
SF
=”Double Trouble”, starring Harry Langdon.  Alfred and Albert search for a missing necklace.
Thurs 4, Fri 5, Sat 6, Judy Goes To Town U  Judy Canova Hillbilly fun.
SF
=”Mr. Celebrity”, starring Buzzy Henry in a horse racing drama.
Sun 7, Scatterbrain     SF=”Bowery Boy”.
Mon 8, Tues 9,  Wed 10, Hatters Castle A  Robert Newton Full Supporting Programme.
Thurs 11, Fri 12, Sat 13, Alibi A  Margaret Lockwood SF=”Almost Married”, starring Jane Frazee.
Sun 14, The Hit Parade     SF=”Jolly Old Huggins”.
Mon 15, Tues 16, Wed 17, Texas U  William Holden Set in the American West a year after the American Civil War.
SF
=”Juke Box Jenny”, starring Ken Murray in a comedy about recording voices for juke boxes. 
Thurs 18, Fri 19, Sat 20, Sullivan Travels A  Joel McCrea A comedy poking fun at Hollywood film producers.
Full Supporting Programme.
Sun 21,   Who Killed Aunt Maggie    John Hubbard SF=”Girl From Havana“.
Mon 22, Tues 23, Wed 24,   Hearts In Springtime U  Jackie Cooper SF=”I killed That Man“, starring Richard Cortez and Pat Gleason in a murder story.
Thurs 25, Fri 26, Sat 27,   Louisiana Purchase U  Bob Hope Based on a Broadway musical.
Full Supporting Programme.
Sun 28, Melody Ranch  Gene Autry SF=”Meet The Missus”.
April
May
June Mon 1, Tues 2,Wed 3,    
Thurs 4, Fri 5,Sat 6,    
Sun 7,    
Mon 8, Tues 9, Wed 10,    
Thurs 11, Fri 12, Sat 13,  
Sun 14,    
Mon 15, Tues 16, Wed 17,
Thurs 18, Fri 19, Sat 20,    
Sun 21,      
Mon 22, Tues 23, Wed 24, The Roaring Twenties  A  James Cagney  A spectacular musical, set in Hungary.
With full supporting programme.
Thurs 25, Fri 26, Sat 27, The Sea Hawk    Errol Flynn With full supporting programme.
 Sun 28 A Modern Hero    Pat O’Brien  SF=”Fugitive From Justice”.
July
August Mon 3, Tues 4,Wed 5,    
Thurs 6, Fri 7,Sat 8,    
Sun 9,    
Mon 10, Tues 11, Wed 12, Tight Shoes     A racketeer comedy drama.
SF
=”Mob Town”, starring the Dead End Kids.
Thurs 13, Fri 14, Sat 15, Little Tough Guys  
Sun 16, South America George    George Formby
Mon 17, Tues 18, Wed 19,
Thurs 20, Fri 21, Sat 22,    
Sun 23,      
Mon 24, Tues 25, Wed 26,    
Thurs 27, Fri 28, Sat 29,    
 Sun 30,      
September Mon 31, Tues 1,Wed 2,    
Thurs 3, Fri 4,Sat 5,    
Sun 6, The Fight For Freedom     A Ministry of Information film of the Allied War Effort.
Mon 7, Tues 8, Wed 9, Dust Be My Destiny    John Garneid & Priscilla Lane  SF=”Everybody’s Hobby”.
Thurs 10, Fri 11, Sat 12, Great Guns    Laurel & Hardy In the Army.
Sun 13, Man At Large     5th Columnists in America.
Mon 14, Tues 15, Wed 16, Four Wives   The Lane Sisters With full supporting programme.
Thurs 17, Fri 18, Sat 19, Belle Star  A  Randolph Scott In Technicolour.
SF
=”Private Nurse”, starring Brenda Joyce.
Sun 20, Where’s That Fire    Will Hay  SF=”News Is Made At Night”
Mon 21, Tues 22, Wed 23,    
Thurs 24, Fri 25, Sat 26,    
 Sun 27,      
October Mon 28, Tues 29, Wed 30,      
Thurs 1, Fri 2, Sat 3,      
Sun 4,    
Mon 5, Tues 6, Wed 7, Hot Spot    Betty Grable A murder drama.
SF
=”In Old Colorado”, starring Hopalong Cassidy.
Thurs 8, Fri 9, Sat 10, This Woman Is Mine     A romantic film.
Sun 11, Sky Bandits     Royal Canadian North-West mounted police try to round up aeroplane  bandits in the wilds of the Yukon.
Mon 12, Tues 13, Wed 14,      
Thurs 15, Fri 16, Sat 17,      
Sun 18,          
Mon 19, Tues 20, Wed 21,   The Man Who Came Back      
Thurs 22, Fri 23, Sat 24,   West Point Widow     Romance.
Sun 25, Nothing But The Truth The hero bets that he will tell nothing but the truth for 48 hours.
Mon 26, Tues 27, Wed 28,
Thurs 29, Fri 30, Sat 31,
Sun 1,          
November Mon 2, Tues 3, Wed 4,      
Thurs 5, Fri 6, Sat 7,      
Sun 8,    
Mon 9, Tues10, Wed 11,    
Thurs 12, Fri 13, Sat 14,    
Sun 15,        
Mon 16, Tues 17, Wed 18,  All This And Heaven Too     An adaptation of Mary Field’s love story.
SF
=”Ferry Point”.
Thurs 19, Fri 20, Sat 21,  Aloma Of The South Seas    Dorothy Lamour
Sun 22,    Cavalcade Of Variety     Billy Cotton and his band.  
Mon 23, Tues 24, Wed 25,          
Thurs 26, Fri 27, Sat 28,          
Sun 29,