Throughout the 1930's Jessie Matthews was Britain's best-loved musical film star, her dynamism and gamine charm captivating audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. With a string of box-office hits spotlighting her unique talent, it's easy to see how she became so popular and why she remains so to this day. Showcasing some the era's finest cinema talent including director and comedy star (and Matthews' husband) Sonnie Hale, musical director Louis Levy and legendary art director Alfred Junge - the two films on this volume are presented as transfers from the original film elements...
The Man from Toronto (1933) Leila (Jessie Matthews) and Fergus (Ian Hunter) have never met, but when they are bequeathed a fortune there is a condition attached: they must marry each other within a year!
Head Over Heels (1937) An aspiring star must choose between an idle, selfish womanizer, and the radio engineer who truly loves her.