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Betty Balfour (left).
Photograph: courtesy British Film Institute.
Love, Life and Laughter
Also known as {Life, Love and Laughter}
(1923) British
B&W : Seven reels / 6290 feet
Directed by George Pearson

Cast: Betty Balfour [Tip-Toes], Harry Jonas [the boy], Frank Stanmore [the balloon-blower], Annie Esmond [his wife], Nancy Price [her friend], Sydney Fairbrother [Lily], Eric Smith [Charlie], A. Harding Steerman [the musician], Audrey Ridgewell [his daughter], Gordon Hopkirk [the rich man], Dacia [a dancer]

Welsh-Pearson Company production; distributed by Gaumont British Picture Corporation. / Produced by George Pearson. Scenario by George Pearson. Cinematography by A.H. Blake and Percy Strong. / Released June 1923. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Strong shot the London night scenes in the film. The film was released in France by Cinématographe Harry on 15 February 1924. The film was released in Finland on 8 September 1924. A print of the film was recovered from a collection obtained by EYE Film Instituut Nederland in November 2012; the print was turned over to the British Film Institute in April 2014.


Survival status: Print exists in the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute film archive.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 3 April 2014.

References: Eyles-Missing pp. 21-22; Montgomery-Comedy p. ?; Perry-British p. 345 : Website-IMDb.

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