Barnaby Rudge (film)

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Barnaby Rudge
Directed by Thomas Bentley
Cecil M. Hepworth
Written byThomas Bentley
Charles Dickens
Produced byCecil M. Hepworth
Starring Tom Powers
Violet Hopson
Stewart Rome
Chrissie White
Production
company
Distributed byHepworth Pictures
Release date
1 March 1915
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguagesSilent
English intertitles

Barnaby Rudge is a 1915 British silent drama film directed by Thomas Bentley and Cecil M. Hepworth and starring Tom Powers, Stewart Rome and Violet Hopson. [1] It was an adaptation of the 1841 novel Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens which was set amidst the 1780 Gordon Riots in London.

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The film was made at Walton Studios by Hepworth Pictures, where Bentley had directed several ambitious Dickens adaptations. The production was considered a lavish spectacle by critics, particularly the restaging on the climatic riots, which involved over 1,500 extras. [2] The sets were designed by the art director Warwick Buckland. The film is now considered lost, although a handful of production stills have survived.

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  1. BFI.org
  2. Low p.54

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