|King of the Castle|
|Directed by||Henry Edwards|
|Written by|| Keble Howard (novel)|
Alicia Ramsey (screenplay)
|Starring|| Marjorie Hume |
|Distributed by||Stoll Pictures|
King of the Castle is a 1926 British silent drama film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Marjorie Hume, Brian Aherne and Dawson Millward.It was based on a 1922 novel by Keble Howard, who approved the scenario and wrote some of the intertitles.
Many of the outdoor scenes were filmed in Cornwall.
The Constant Nymph is a 1924 novel by Margaret Kennedy. It tells how a teenage girl falls in love with a family friend, who eventually marries her cousin. It explores the protagonists' complex family histories, focusing on class, education and creativity.
Millward is a surname meaning someone in charge of a mill.
William Brian de Lacy Aherne was an English actor of stage, screen, radio and television, who enjoyed a long and varied career in Britain and the United States.
Merrily We Live is a 1938 comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and written by Eddie Moran and Jack Jevne. It stars Constance Bennett and Brian Aherne and features Ann Dvorak, Bonita Granville, Billie Burke, Tom Brown, Alan Mowbray, Clarence Kolb, and Patsy Kelly. The film was produced by Hal Roach for Hal Roach Studios, and was distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Margaret Gabrielle Vere Long, who used the pseudonyms Marjorie Bowen and Joseph Shearing, was a British author who wrote historical romances, supernatural horror stories, popular history and biography.
Marjorie Hume was an English film actress. She appeared in 36 films between 1917 and 1955.
The W Plan is a 1930 British spy film produced and directed by Victor Saville and starring Brian Aherne, Madeleine Carroll, Gibb McLaughlin, and Gordon Harker. The screenplay was written by Saville with Miles Malleson and Frank Launder, based on the novel of the same name by Graham Seton. When the film was released in the United States, Aherne was appearing in The Barretts of Wimpole Street on Broadway, and receiving praise for his performance as Robert Browning. The film was a critical success, but did not do well at the box office.
The Constant Nymph may refer to:
Huntingtower is a 1928 British silent adventure film, made at Cricklewood Studios. It was directed by George Pearson and starred Harry Lauder, Vera Voronina and Patrick Aherne. It was based on the 1922 novel Huntingtower by John Buchan. The film was fairly successful on its release.
The Constant Nymph is a 1933 British drama film directed by Basil Dean and starring Victoria Hopper, Brian Aherne and Leonora Corbett. It is an adaptation of the 1924 novel The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy and the 1926 stage play adaptation written by Kennedy and Dean. Dean tried to persuade Novello to reprise his appearance from the 1928 silent version The Constant Nymph but was turned down and cast Aherne in the part instead.
The Squire of Long Hadley is a 1925 British silent drama film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Marjorie Hume, Brian Aherne and G. H. Mulcaster It was adapted from a novel by E. Newton Bungay and was also known under the alternative title of Romance of Riches.
The Wonderful Wooing is a 1926 British silent drama film directed by Geoffrey Malins and starring Marjorie Hume, G. H. Mulcaster and Genevieve Townsend. It was based on the 1925 novel The Wonderful Wooing by Douglas Walshe. The screenplay concerns a poor man who falls in love with a much richer woman who is already engaged.
The Eleventh Commandment is a 1924 British crime film directed by George A. Cooper and starring Fay Compton, Stewart Rome and Lillian Hall-Davis. It is based on the play The Eleventh Commandment by Brandon Fleming.
The Island of Despair is a 1926 British drama film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Matheson Lang, Marjorie Hume and Gordon Hopkirk. It was based on a novel by Margot Neville.
One Colombo Night is a 1926 British silent drama film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Godfrey Tearle, Marjorie Hume and Nora Swinburne. The film was based on a story by Austin Phillips.
Safety First is a 1926 British silent comedy film directed by Fred Paul and starring Brian Aherne, Queenie Thomas and Mary Brough. It was based on a novel of the same name by Margot Neville.
Thou Fool is a 1928 British silent drama film directed by Fred Paul and starring Stewart Rome, Marjorie Hume and Mary Rorke. Anthony Asquith worked on the film as an assistant director.
Keeper of the Door is a 1919 British silent drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Basil Gill, Peggy Carlisle and Hamilton Stewart. It was an adaptation of a 1915 novel by Ethel M. Dell.
Dawson Millward was a British stage and film actor.
Keble Howard was the pen name of John Keble Bell. He was an English writer and journalist, who wrote a large number of novels, short stories, sketches and plays, mainly light comic pieces, often depicting suburban life. One contemporary literary commentator described Howard as "a highly successful novelist and a moderately successful playwright".