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Directed by Herbert Wilcox
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Based on Mumsie
by Edward Knoblock
Starring Pauline Frederick
Nelson Keys
Herbert Marshall
Frank Stanmore
Cinematography Bernard Knowles
Distributed by Woolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
September 1927
Running time
6,858 feet [1]
CountryUnited Kingdom

Mumsie is a 1927 British silent drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Pauline Frederick, Nelson Keys and Herbert Marshall. [2] It was adapted from the 1920 play of the same title by Edward Knoblock about a favourite son of a family who proves to be a coward when war breaks out. Pauline Frederick's last silent film. [3] Mumsie is a lost film. [4] It was made at Twickenham Studios.


The film was a major success and helped Herbert Marshall establish himself in Hollywood soon afterwards. [5]


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  2. "Mumsie (1927) | BFI". Archived from the original on 22 October 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
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  4. ""Mumsie"". Retrieved 14 December 2016.
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