Half a Sixpence

Half a Sixpence (1967)

The joyous screen version of the Broadway and London musical hit. "If I had the money, I'd buy me a banjo!" says struggling sales clerk Arthur Kipps (Tommy Steele). Soon he'll inherit enough to buy a whole bloomin' orchestra. But can his newfound wealth buy happiness? Multi-talented Steele brings his London and New York stage smash to the screen in this big, cheerful tune-filled production based on H.G. Wells' charming novel "Kipps." Cyril Ritchard costars as a thespian who introduces Arthur to the joys of Edwardian London's music halls. And a huge cast of high-stepping, high spirited singers and dancers have the time of their lives. Enjoy because "Half A Sixpence" gets you a million dollars' worth of fun.

  • Beverley Cross
  • George Sidney
themoviedb icon 5.9/10
  • Views: 7
  • Release Date: 1967-12-21
  • Language: English
  • Country: GB
  • Runtime: 143

Tommy Steele

Arthur Kipps

Cyril Ritchard

Harry Chitterlow

Elaine Taylor


Hilton Edwards


Pamela Brown

Mrs. Walsingham

Grover Dale


Jean Anderson

Lady Botting

James Bolam

Mr Jones

Pamela Cundell

Pub Character

Roy Evans

Pub Character

Norman Mitchell

Master of Ceremonies

Harry Locke

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