One of the Best (film)

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One of the Best
Directed by T. Hayes Hunter
Written byGeorge Edwardes-Hall (play)
Seymour Hicks (play)
Patrick L. Mannock
Produced by Michael Balcon
Carlyle Blackwell
Starring Carlyle Blackwell
Eve Gray
Walter Byron
Randle Ayrton
Cinematography James Wilson
Production
company
Distributed by Woolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
November 1927
Running time
8,000 [1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

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. [2] It was based on a play by Seymour Hicks. Film historian Rachael Low described it as an "unsophisticated costume drama". [3] The 'drumming out' scene of Lieutenant Keppel was filmed at Hounslow Barracks using the officers and men of the Royal Fusiliers wearing 1820s uniforms.

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  1. Low p.422
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. Low p.169

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