|The Bachelor's Club|
|Directed by||A. V. Bramble|
|Written by|| Israel Zangwill (novel) |
|Starring|| Ben Field |
|Distributed by||Ideal Film Company|
The Bachelor's Club is a 1921 British silent comedy film directed by A. V. Bramble and starring Ben Field, Ernest Thesiger and Mary Brough.It was based on the 1891 novel The Bachelor's Club by Israel Zangwill.
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