DirectorHerbert Mason Music directorBretton Byrd Duration CountryUnited Kingdom
WriterFrancis de Croisset, Sidney Gilliat, Michael Hogan Release date7 May 1937 (1937-05-07) (London) CastJack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge, Frank Cellier, Harold Huth Similar moviesRelated Herbert Mason movies
Take My Tip is a 1937 British musical comedy film directed by Herbert Mason (who stage managed some musical revues in the past), produced by Michael Balcon and starring Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge, Harold Huth and Frank Cellier. A pair of aristocrats adopt various disguises to unmask a confidence trickster.
It was made at the Lime Grove Studios in Shepherd's Bush. The film's sets were designed by art director Ernö Metzner. Songs featured include I Was Anything but Sentimental and I'm Like a Little Birdie out of My Cage.
Jack Hulbert as Lord George Pilkington
Cicely Courtneidge as Lady Hattie Pilkington
Harold Huth as Buchan
Frank Cellier as Paradine
Frank Pettingell as Willis
Philip Buchel as Dancing guest
Eliot Makeham as Digworthy
H.F. Maltby as Patchett
Paul Sheridan as Clerk in Hotel
Robb Wilton as Foreman
Britmovie called the film a "hilarious rapid-fire musical farce."