Splinters (1929 film)

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Directed by Jack Raymond
Written by W. P. Lipscomb
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Starring Sydney Howard
Nelson Keys
Carroll Gibbons
CinematographyDavid Kesson
Distributed by Woolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
  • 23 December 1929 (1929-12-23)
Running time
82 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Budget$175,000 [1]
Box office$500,000 [1]

Splinters is a 1929 British musical comedy based on the stage revue Splinters . It was British & Dominions Film Corporation's first all-talking release filmed entirely in the UK. The revue tells the story of the origin of the concert party Splinters created by UK soldiers in France in 1915. The film was followed by two sequels, Splinters in the Navy (1931) and Splinters in the Air (1937). [2] [3]



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