This 1967 film about the life of George Formby traces his roots from Wigan, through the war, the 22 films and on to the West End Stage. The story of his colossal success is told by his film co-star Gary Marsh.
Featuring song excerpts including...
- Leaning on a Lampost
- With My Little Ukulele
- Little Stick of Blackpool Rock
- Grandad's Flannelette Nightshirt
- Guarding the Home
- Of the Home Guards
- When I'm Cleaning Windows
- Ordinary People
- And Many More
The second section of the video features exclusive wartime footage of George in Europe and the Middle East entertaining the troops, as well as film out-takes. He is also seen judging a beauty contest and opening a new speedway track - and he can't resist having a go!