|Directed by||Thomas Bentley|
|Written by||Edith Fitzgerald (play) |
|Produced by||John Maxwell|
|Starring|| Jean Colin |
C. M. Hallard
|Edited by||Leslie Norman|
|Distributed by||Wardour Films|
|22 October 1930|
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