|Lovers in Araby|
|Directed by||Adrian Brunel|
|Written by||Adrian Brunel |
|Produced by||Ivor Novello|
|Starring|| Annette Benson |
|5,200 feet |
Lovers in Araby is a 1924 British silent adventure film directed by Adrian Brunel and starring Annette Benson, Miles Mander and Norman Penrose. Much of the film was shot on location in North Africa. 
Isambard Kingdom Brunel was an English civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history," "one of the 19th-century engineering giants," and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, [who] changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions." Brunel built dockyards, the Great Western Railway (GWR), a series of steamships including the first propeller-driven transatlantic steamship, and numerous important bridges and tunnels. His designs revolutionised public transport and modern engineering.
"The Sheik of Araby" [ʃɛɪkʰ], is a song that was written in 1921 by Harry B. Smith and Francis Wheeler, with music by Ted Snyder. It was composed in response to the popularity of the Rudolph Valentino feature film The Sheik.
Miles Mander, was an English character actor of the early Hollywood cinema, also a film director and producer, and a playwright and novelist. He was sometimes credited as Luther Miles.
The Rebel Son is a 1938 British historical adventure film directed by Adrian Brunel and starring Harry Baur, Anthony Bushell and Roger Livesey. Patricia Roc also appears in her first screen role. It is a re-working by Alexander Korda of Granowski's 1936 French film adaptation of the Russian novel Taras Bulba by Russian classic writer Nikolai Gogol, set in the 17th century Ukraine.
Paul Greenwood is a British film, television and theatre actor. He is best known for his role as PC Michael "Rosie" Penrose in the short-lived sitcom The Growing Pains of PC Penrose and its successor Rosie, and as Inspector Yelland in Spender.
The Crooked Billet is a 1929 British drama film directed by Adrian Brunel and starring Madeleine Carroll, Carlyle Blackwell and Miles Mander. It was released in both silent and sound versions, as its production came as the industry was shifting over. It was made by Gainsborough Pictures at their Islington Studios.
The Man Without Desire is a 1923 British silent film fantasy drama, directed by Adrian Brunel and starring Ivor Novello, who also co-produced the film along with Miles Mander. The film was Brunel's feature-length directorial debut and has been described as "one of the stranger films to emerge from Britain in the 1920s". The film's theme of loss of sexual desire, and by implication impotence, was exceptionally frank for its time; oddly, however, it appears to have been passed for release without interference by the British film censors, who at this time had a reputation for extreme zealousness where sexual matters in film were concerned.
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.
A Light Woman is a 1928 British silent romance film directed by Adrian Brunel and starring Benita Hume, C. M. Hallard and Gerald Ames. It is also known by the alternative title Dolores. The screenplay concerns a flighty young woman who learns the error of her ways through a series of love affairs.
One of the Best is a 1927 British silent historical drama film directed by T. Hayes Hunter and starring Carlyle Blackwell, Walter Byron and Eve Gray. It was based on a play by Seymour Hicks. Film historian Rachael Low described it as an "unsophisticated costume drama". The 'drumming out' scene of Lieutenant Keppel was filmed at Hounslow Barracks using the officers and men of the Royal Fusiliers wearing 1820s uniforms.
Follow the Lady is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Adrian Brunel and starring Marguerite Allan, William Hartnell and D. A. Clarke-Smith. A Frenchwoman attempts to blackmail a wealthy man. The film was a quota quickie, produced on commission from the Fox Film Corporation to allow them to meet their yearly quota.
Love at Sea is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Adrian Brunel and starring Rosalyn Boulter, Carl Harbord and Aubrey Mallalieu. During production a major fire broke out at British and Dominions Elstree Studios where the film was being shot. Brunel moved production to the nearby Rock Studios and managed to complete the film on time. The screenplay concerns a woman travelling on a cruise ship who falls in love with a suspected thief on board.
The Inseparables is a 1929 British silent romance film directed by Adelqui Migliar and John Stafford and starring Elissa Landi, Patrick Aherne and Annette Benson. It was filmed at the Whitehall Studios at Elstree.
Death Drives Through is a 1935 British sports drama film directed by Edward L. Cahn and starring Chili Bouchier, Robert Douglas and Miles Mander. It was made as a quota quickie by the independent producer Clifford Taylor at Ealing Studios. The racing scenes were shot at Brooklands.
The Place of Honour is a 1921 British silent adventure film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Hugh Buckler, Madge White and Miles Mander. It is based on a short story by Ethel M. Dell set in British India.
Almost a Divorce is a 1931 British comedy film directed by Jack Raymond and Arthur Varney and starring Nelson Keys, Sydney Howard and Margery Binner. It was made at British and Dominion's Elstree Studios.
The Woman Between is a 1931 British drama film directed by Miles Mander and starring Owen Nares, Adrianne Allen and David Hawthorne. It was made at Elstree Studios by British International Pictures, the leading studio of the era. Mander adapted the film from Miles Malleson's 1925 play Conflict. The film is notable for its sexual and political content which has been attributed to a brief period of relaxation in oversight by the BBFC. It was one three similarly themed films which Allen appeared in at the time including Loose Ends and The Stronger Sex.
Taxi to Paradise is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Adrian Brunel and starring Binnie Barnes, Garry Marsh and Henry Wilcoxon. It was made as a quota quickie at Wembley Studios.
Loose Ends is a 1930 British drama film directed by Norman Walker and starring Edna Best, Owen Nares and Miles Mander. It was made at Elstree Studios.
The Adventures of PC 49 is a 1949 British crime film directed by Godfrey Grayson and starring Hugh Latimer, John Penrose and Annette D. Simmonds.