|John Halifax, Gentleman|
|Directed by||George Pearson|
|Produced by||G. B. Samuelson|
|Distributed by||Moss Films|
|6 September 1915 |
John Halifax, Gentleman is a 1915 British silent drama film directed by George Pearson and starring Fred Paul, Peggy Hyland and Harry Paulo. It is an adaptation of the 1856 novel John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Craik.
The following is an overview of 1924 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths. This year saw the official establishment of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
The Boy in the Plastic Bubble is a 1976 American made for television drama film inspired by the lives of David Vetter and Ted DeVita, who lacked effective immune systems. It stars John Travolta, Glynnis O'Connor, Diana Hyland, Robert Reed, Ralph Bellamy and P.J. Soles. It was written by Douglas Day Stewart, produced by Aaron Spelling and Leonard Goldberg, and directed by Randal Kleiser, who would later work with Travolta again in the 1978 hit musical film adaptation of Grease shortly after. The original music score was composed by Mark Snow. The theme song "What Would They Say" was written and sung by Paul Williams. William Howard Taft High School was used for filming.
Peggy Hyland was an English silent film actress who after a brief period on the stage had a successful career as a silent film actress, appearing in at least 40 films in Great Britain and the United States between 1914 and 1925. In 1925 she returned to Britain after making her last film following which she lived a life of obscurity.
John Halifax, Gentleman is a novel by Dinah Craik, first published in 1856.
Royal Cavalcade, also known as Regal Cavalcade, is a 1935 British, black-and-white, drama film directed by six separate directors: Thomas Bentley, Herbert Brenon, Norman Lee, Walter Summers, W. P. Kellino and Marcel Varnel. The film features Marie Lohr, Hermione Baddeley, Owen Nares, Robert Hale, Austin Trevor, James Carew, Edward Chapman and Ronald Shiner as the Soldier in Trenches. The film was presented by Associated British Pictures Corporation.
John Halifax aka John Halifax, Gentleman is a 1938 British historical drama film directed by George King and starring John Warwick, Nancy Burne and Roddy McDowall. It is based on the 1856 novel John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Craik. It was made at Shepperton Studios as a quota quickie. The film's sets were designed by Philip Bawcombe.
John Halifax, Gentleman is a British drama television series produced by John McRae that originally aired on the BBC in five episodes in 1974. It was an adaptation of the novel John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Craik, who was credited as Mrs Craik.
Sally Bishop is a 1916 British silent romance film directed by George Pearson and starring Marjorie Villis, Aurelio Sidney and Peggy Hyland. It is an adaptation of the 1910 novel Sally Bishop, a Romance by E. Temple Thurston.
Fred Paul (1880–1967) was a Swiss-born British actor and film director. Paul was born in Lausanne in 1880 but moved to Britain at a young age. He was a prolific actor and director in the 1910s and 1920s, but his career dramatically declined with the arrival of sound films.
Forbidden Cargoes is a 1926 British silent adventure film directed by Fred LeRoy Granville and starring Peggy Hyland, Clifford McLaglen and James Lindsay.
Mr. Pim Passes By is a 1921 British silent comedy film directed by Albert Ward and starring Peggy Hyland, Campbell Gullan and Maudie Dunham. It was based on the 1919 play Mr. Pim Passes By by A.A. Milne.
John Halifax, Gentleman is a 1910 American silent short drama produced by the Thanhouser Company. The film is the first film adaptation of Dinah Maria Mulock Craik's popular novel John Halifax, Gentleman and stars Martin Faust as John Halifax. The film focuses on John Halifax, an orphan who is taken in by a rich Quaker, Abel Fletcher. After a period of five years, John has becomes a foreman and he and Fletcher's invalid son, Phineas, have become good friends. Despite Fletcher's objections, John takes Phineas to the theatre. The trip is too much for Phineas and John carries him home, Fletcher becomes irate and drives John out of the house. Fletcher is soon confronts a mob of workers after closing the mill and throws the bags of grain into the river. John saves the life of Fletcher and his son and marries Ursula, the daughter of the richest man in town. The production credits are unknown, but the film was not directed by Theodore Marston. The film was released on December 2, 1910 and was met with mixed reviews. The film is presumed lost.
Immortal Gentleman is a 1935 British historical drama film directed by Widgey R. Newman and starring Basil Gill, Rosalinde Fuller and Dennis Hoey. It was a low-budget B film, which usually did not have historical settings.
Two-Fisted Gentleman is a 1936 American drama film directed by Gordon Wiles and starring James Dunn, June Clayworth and George McKay.
The Honeypot is a 1920 British silent romance film directed by Fred LeRoy Granville and starring Peggy Hyland, Campbell Gullan and James Lindsay. It was made at Isleworth Studios. A sequel Love Maggy was released the following year.
Love Maggy is a 1921 British silent drama film directed by Fred LeRoy Granville and starring Peggy Hyland, Campbell Gullan and James Lindsay. It was made at Isleworth Studios as a sequel to the 1920 film The Honeypot.
Music Hall is a 1934 British musical drama film directed by John Baxter and starring George Carney, Ben Field and Mark Daly. It was made at Twickenham Studios as a quota quickie.
Infelice is a silent film directed by L.C. MacBean e Fred Paul and released in the UK on 30th September 1915. The script is based on a novel by Augusta J. Evans-Wilson.
Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation is a 1917 American lost silent drama film directed by J. Stuart Blackton and William P. S. Earle, and written by Blackton, Helmer W. Bergman, and Cyrus Townsend Brady. It is a sequel to the 1915 movie The Battle Cry of Peace. The film stars Alice Joyce and Harry T. Morey. It is a lost film.
Oliver Twist is a 1962 BBC TV adaptation of Charles Dickens' 1838 novel Oliver Twist, serialised in 13 episodes. Due in part to its transmission at Sunday teatimes, the production proved to be controversial, with questions asked in Parliament and many viewer complaints over the brutal murder of Nancy by Bill Sikes in its eleventh episode. The serial has survived intact, and was released to DVD in 2017 by Simply Media.