|Directed by||Herbert Wilcox|
|Produced by||Herbert Wilcox|
|Based on|| Mumsie |
by Edward Knoblock
|Starring|| Pauline Frederick |
|Distributed by||Woolf & Freedman Film Service|
Mumsie is a 1927 British silent drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Pauline Frederick, Nelson Keys and Herbert Marshall.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. Mumsie is a lost film. It was made at Twickenham Studios.
The film was a major success and helped Herbert Marshall establish himself in Hollywood soon afterwards.
On Trial is a 1928 American talking drama film produced and distributed by Warner Bros., and directed by Archie Mayo. The film starred Pauline Frederick, Lois Wilson, Bert Lytell, Holmes Herbert, and Jason Robards. The film is based on the 1914 Broadway play of the same name by Elmer Rice. A silent version of the film was also released on December 29, 1928.
Dawn is a 1928 British silent war film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Sybil Thorndike, Gordon Craig and Marie Ault. It was produced by Wilcox for his British & Dominions Film Corporation. The film was made at Cricklewood Studios with sets designed by Clifford Pember.
The Stickpin is a 1933 British crime film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Henry Kendall, Betty Astell and Francis L. Sullivan.
The Four Just Men, also known as The Secret Four, is a 1939 British thriller film directed by Walter Forde and starring Hugh Sinclair, Griffith Jones, Edward Chapman and Frank Lawton. It is based on the 1905 novel The Four Just Men by Edgar Wallace. There was a previous silent film version in 1921. This version was produced by Ealing Studios, with sets designed by Wilfred Shingleton.
Madame Pompadour is a 1927 British silent historical drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Dorothy Gish, Antonio Moreno and Nelson Keys. The film depicts the life of Madame Pompadour, mistress of Louis XV of France. It was the first film to be shot at the newly christened Elstree Studios.
The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel is a 1928 British silent costume drama film directed by T. Hayes Hunter and starring Matheson Lang, Juliette Compton and Nelson Keys. It was based on the 1922 novel The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emma Orczy. It was made at Cricklewood Studios, with art direction by Clifford Pember.
The Lost Chord is a 1933 British drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring John Stuart, Elizabeth Allan and Jack Hawkins. The screenplay concerns a musician who becomes embroiled in the domestic rows of an aristocratic family. It was inspired by the Arthur Sullivan song The Lost Chord. Two earlier films directed by Wilfred Noy The Lost Chord (1917) and The Lost Chord (1925) were both also based on the song. The film was made at Twickenham Studios.
Tip Toes is a 1927 British silent film comedy-drama, directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Dorothy Gish and Will Rogers. The film is a loose adaptation of the stage musical Tip-Toes, with the action transferred from Florida to London.
Nelson Keys was a British stage and film actor, a star in musical comedy and stage revue, including the 1924 Ziegfeld Follies.
Carnival is a 1921 British silent drama film directed by Harley Knoles and starring Matheson Lang, Ivor Novello and Hilda Bayley. During a production of William Shakespeare's Othello in Venice, an Italian actor suspects his wife of having an affair and plans to murder her on stage. It was based on a stage play of the year before, of which Matheson Lang was one of the writers. The film was a popular success, and was re-released the following year. In 1931, it was remade as a sound film, Carnival, directed by Herbert Wilcox.
It's in the Bag is a 1936 British comedy film directed by William Beaudine and starring Jimmy Nervo, Teddy Knox and Jack Barty. Two low-level workers acquire some money and decide to open a nightclub together. It was made at Teddington Studios by the British subsidiary of Warner Brothers. Art direction was by Peter Proud.
When Knights Were Bold is a 1929 British silent adventure film directed by Tim Whelan and starring Nelson Keys, Miriam Seegar and Eric Bransby Williams. It was adapted from the 1906 play When Knights Were Bold by Harriett Jay and made at Cricklewood Studios.
Sir or Madam is a 1928 British-German silent comedy film directed by Carl Boese and starring Margot Armand, Percy Marmont and Ossi Oswalda. It was based on the 1923 novel Sir or Madame by Berta Ruck and shot at Elstree Studios near London. The film was a co-production between Germany and Britain, with separate versions released in the countries. In Britain it was not released until February 1930.
The Thoroughbred is a 1928 British silent drama film directed by Sidney Morgan and starring Ian Hunter, Louise Prussing and Richard Barclay. It was made at Twickenham Studios. The screenplay concerns a jockey who is pressured to throw The Derby.
What Next? is a 1928 British silent comedy film directed by Walter Forde and starring Forde, Pauline Johnson and Frank Stanmore. It was made at Nettlefold Studios in Walton-on-Thames. There is a copy held at the BFI archive.
The Claw is a 1927 American silent film produced by Carl Laemmle and distributed by Universal Pictures. It was directed by Sidney Olcott with Norman Kerry and Claire Windsor in the leading roles.
Josselyn's Wife is a 1926 silent crime drama directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Pauline Frederick. It was produced and distributed by the Tiffany Pictures company. A previous film was released in 1919 as Josselyn's Wife.
Leal Douglas was a British-Australian actress, mainly of the silent film era.
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