Gracie Fields - Gracie With The Troops (Shellac)

Gracie Fields : They say work is the best tonic. Monty Banks : Schweppes is the best tonic - the best tonic, drunk with gin, on the terrace of a hotel in Capri. Sign In. TV Movie 1h 17min.

Biography Comedy Drama. Director Brian Percival. Nick Vivian. Top credits Director Brian Percival. See more at IMDbPro.

Photos Add Image. Top cast Edit. Ruth Kearney Miriam as Miriam. Ed Coleman Soldier as Soldier …. She is buried in Capri's Protestant Cemetery, in a Gracie Fields - Gracie With The Troops (Shellac) marble tomb.

Her coffin was carried by staff from her restaurant. In Februaryshe was invested as a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire [23] seven months before her death at her home on Capri, aged Fields Gracie Fields - Gracie With The Troops (Shellac) the mystery guest on the 1 May edition of What's My Line? After Bennett Cerf asked about one of her songs, Dorothy Kilgallen correctly guessed it was her.

Fields was granted the Freedom of Rochdale. In earlyan episode of the BBC television series Halls of Fame, which presented a nostalgic look at various famous regional theatres, included a medley of Fields' songs at the Palace Theatre, Manchestersung by Marti Webb.

On 3 Octoberthe final train to run on the Oldham Loop before it closed to be converted to a tramway, a Classwas named in her honour.

It covers her career before the Second World War and the decline in her popularity during the war. For a number of years, British film exhibitors voted her among the top ten stars in Britain at the Gracie Fields - Gracie With The Troops (Shellac) office via an annual poll in the Motion Picture Herald.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. British actress, singer and comedian — Fields on Capri Allan Warren RochdaleLancashireEngland. Actress Singer. Archie Pitt. Monty Banks. Boris Alperovici. Retrieved 23 February Leeds: Leeds, Goodall and Suddick, printed for private circulation. Retrieved 12 May ISBN Retrieved 14 October Bricktop has been back in America several weeks while Adelaide Hall has been singing for the soldiers. Retrieved 9 March Rockhampton, Queensland. Gracie's authority over an audience is genuine because she is genuine.

No one can help believing in this smiling woman who faces an audience with absolute sincerity. After Mr. Banks's death inMiss Fields retired to Capri.

Alperovici when he came to the villa to fix a broken radio. They were married in Februaryand he was with Gracie Fields - Gracie With The Troops (Shellac) at her death. View on timesmachine. TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. If TCM Remembered Deaths: September See all related lists ». Share this page:.

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