WriterFrank Gill Jr., Ray Golden, Henry K. Moritz, Paul Girard Smith Release dateJuly 5, 1943 Music directorWalter Scharf, Marlin Skiles CastElsa Lanchester, Brenda Joyce, Richard Fraser, Arthur Margetson Similar moviesRelated Joseph Santley movies
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Thumbs Up is a 1943 American musical drama film directed by Joseph Santley and starring Brenda Joyce, Richard Fraser and Elsa Lanchester.
For a publicity stunt to boost her career an American nightclub singer volunteers for a stint in a British munitions factory. She is so impressed by the spirit of her fellow workers that she decides to stay on.
Brenda Joyce as Louise Latimer
Richard Fraser as Douglas Heath
Elsa Lanchester as Emma Finch
Arthur Margetson as Bert Lawrence
J. Pat O'Malley as Sam Keats
Queenie Leonard as Janie Brooke
Molly Lamont as Welfare Supervisor
Gertrude Niesen as Herself
George Byron as Foreman
Charles Irwin as Ray Irwin - Orchestra Leader
André Charlot as E.E. Cartwright
The United States Office of War Information strongly approved of the film which they felt showed a more realistic, democratic version of modern Britain than most other Hollywood films of the period.