Sailing Along is a 1938 British musical comedy film directed by Sonnie Hale and starring Jessie Matthews, Barry MacKay, Jack Whiting, Roland Young, Frank Pettingell, Noel Madison and Alastair Sim. It includes many staged song and dance routines either on barges or on the dock edge.
A rich owner of a fleet of three-masted barges operating on the River Thames in central London has a prospective step-daughter, Kay (Jessie Matthews). She falls in love with the son of one of his barge masters, who has been put to work on a barge at the bottom of the ladder. She initially wants to gives up her chance of stardom as a singer to be with him. Ultimately everyone supports her singing career.
|keywords||river river thames sing thames sailing barge three-masted barge|
|musicBy||Arthur Johnston Louis Levy Maurice Sigler|
|publisher||General Film Distributors|