|Auld Lang Syne|
|Directed by||Sidney Morgan|
|Written by||Sidney Morgan|
|Starring|| Violet Graham |
|Distributed by||Unicorn Films|
Auld Lang Syne is a 1917 British silent crime film directed by Sidney Morgan and starring Violet Graham, Henry Baynton and Sydney Fairbrother. The film is notable for marking the screen debut of Jack Buchanan, who went on to be a leading star.It was produced in a film studio at Ebury Street in Westminster.
"Auld Lang Syne" is a popular song, particularly in the English-speaking world. Traditionally, it is sung to bid farewell to the old year at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve. By extension, it is also often heard at funerals, graduations, and as a farewell or ending to other occasions; for instance many branches of the Scouting movement use it to close jamborees and other functions.
Walter John "Jack" Buchanan was a Scottish theatre and film actor, singer, dancer, producer and director. He was known for three decades as the embodiment of the debonair man-about-town in the tradition of George Grossmith Jr., and was described by The Times as "the last of the knuts." He is best known in America for his role in the classic Hollywood musical The Band Wagon in 1953.
Bernard Knowles was an English film director, producer, cinematographer and screenwriter. Born in Manchester, Knowles worked with Alfred Hitchcock on numerous occasions before the director emigrated to Hollywood.
Timeless: Live in Concert is a live album released by Barbra Streisand on September 19, 2000. It was her fifth live album and was released on Columbia Records. The album was issued a week before what were said to be her final concerts in September 2000 and would reach platinum certification.
Excess Baggage is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Redd Davis and starring Claud Allister, Frank Pettingell, Sydney Fairbrother, Rene Ray, Gerald Rawlinson and Viola Compton. Its plot concerns a British army Colonel mistakenly who thinks he has killed his superior officer while hunting down a ghost. It was made at Twickenham Studios in west London as a quota quickie for distribution as a second feature by RKO Pictures.
Brewster's Millions is a 1935 British musical comedy film directed by Thornton Freeland and starring Jack Buchanan, Lili Damita and Nancy O'Neil. It is based on the 1902 novel and subsequent 1906 play, with the action relocated from the United States to Britain.
Thunder in the City is a 1937 British drama film directed by Marion Gering and starring Edward G. Robinson, Luli Deste, Nigel Bruce and Ralph Richardson.
"Auld Lang Syne" is a poem by Robert Burns and set to the tune of a traditional folk song.
The Bondman is a 1929 British silent adventure directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Norman Kerry, Frances Cuyler, and Donald Macardle. It was based on the 1890 novel The Bondman by Hall Caine.
Sydney Fairbrother was a British actress.
Confetti is a 1927 British silent drama film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Jack Buchanan, Annette Benson and Sydney Fairbrother. It had its trade show in December 1927. The film was shot at Gainsborough Pictures' Islington studios.
Henry Baynton was a British Shakespearean actor and actor-manager of the early 20th century who in a stage career lasting 40 years is credited with playing Hamlet over 2,000 times.
Auld Lang Syne is a 1929 British musical film directed by George Pearson and starring Harry Lauder, Dorothy Boyd, and Patrick Aherne. It was originally made as a silent film, but in September 1929 sound was added. It was shot at Cricklewood Studios in Cricklewood, London.
Violet Graham (1890–1967) was an English stage and film actress. Graham played leading roles in several films of the silent era, often appearing in those of the director Sidney Morgan such as Auld Lang Syne. Graham was in the original cast of the 1909 musical The Arcadians.
Auld Lang Syne is a 1937 British historical drama film directed by James A. FitzPatrick and starring Andrew Cruickshank, Christine Adrian and Marian Spencer. It portrays the life of the eighteenth century Scottish poet Robert Burns. The film was a quota quickie, produced at Shepperton Studios for distribution by MGM. Quota costume films were rare, as the costs generally exceeded the limited budgets allowed for productions.
The Children of Gibeon is a 1920 British silent drama film based on a novel by Sir Walter Besant, directed by Sidney Morgan and starring Joan Morgan, Langhorn Burton and Eileen Magrath. An aristocrat adopts a criminal's daughter and brings her up with her own daughter. She never reveals to them which way round they were.
Her Heritage is a 1919 British silent crime film directed by Bannister Merwin and starring Jack Buchanan, Phyllis Monkman and Edward O'Neill.
Events from the year 1788 in Scotland.
The Key Man is a 1957 British B movie. The film was shot in black and white during a three week period in 1957 in response to an initiative by Anglo-Amalgamated to increase the number of British made B movies available. Directed by Montgomery Tully, the screenplay was adapted from his own original story by Julian MacLaren-Ross. MacLaren-Ross had been persuaded by producer Alec C. Snowden to write a script in late 1956 and after some doubts about the project delivered a screenplay to Snowden in January 1957, filming was started and completed the next month.
Snoopy Presents: For Auld Lang Syne, or simply For Auld Lang Syne, is a 2021 Peanuts animated special. It is the first Peanuts special produced for Apple TV+, the first Peanuts special since Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown in over ten years, and the first holiday special in half of two decades since I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown. The special was released exclusively on Apple TV+ on December 10, 2021. It was nominated for Best Animated Special Production at the 49th Annie Awards.