The Duchess of Seven Dials is a 1920 British silent romance film directed by Fred Paul and starring Cecil Mannering, Marjorie Hume and Adelaide Grace.Its plot involves a young aristocratic woman who falls in love with a curate doing charitable work in the Seven Dials area of Central London. It was made by the London Film Company.
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen was Queen of the United Kingdom and Hanover from 26 June 1830 to 20 June 1837 as the wife of King William IV. Adelaide was the daughter of George I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and Luise Eleonore of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, is named after her.
Robert Edward Peter Gascoyne-Cecil, 6th Marquess of Salisbury,, styled Viscount Cranborne from 1947 to 1972, was a British landowner and Conservative politician.
A grace-and-favour home is a residential property owned by a monarch by virtue of his or her position as head of state and leased, often rent-free, to persons as part of an employment package or in gratitude for past services rendered.
Marjorie Hume was an English film actress. She appeared in 36 films between 1917 and 1955.
Cecil Raleigh was the pseudonym of Abraham Cecil Francis Fothergill Rowlands, an English actor and playwright.
Children Galore is a 1955 comedy film directed by Terence Fisher. It stars Eddie Byrne and June Thorburn. A village squire offers to give away a cottage to a deserving family with the most grandchildren.
Lord Richard in the Pantry is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Walter Forde and starring Richard Cooper, Dorothy Seacombe and Marjorie Hume.
This Week of Grace is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Gracie Fields, Henry Kendall and John Stuart. The screenplay concerns a poor, unemployed woman who is made housekeeper at the estate of a wealthy duchess. It was promoted with the tagline "Cinderella in modern dress". It includes songs written by Harry Parr-Davies, including "My Lucky Day" and "Happy Ending".
Cecil Mannering was a Scottish film actor.
Afterwards is a 1928 British silent drama film directed by Lawson Butt and starring Marjorie Hume, Julie Suedo and Joseph R. Tozer. It was made at Bushey Studios, and based on a novel by Kathlyn Rhodes.
Lady Tetley's Decree is a 1920 British silent drama film directed by Fred Paul and starring Marjorie Hume, Hamilton Stewart and Philip Hewland. Its plot follows a man whose political career is threatened due to a dispute with his wife. It was based on a play by Sybil Downing.
The Swindler is a 1919 British silent drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Cecil Humphreys, Marjorie Hume and Neville Percy. It was based on a short story by Ethel M. Dell.
A Prince of Lovers is a 1922 British silent biographical film directed by Charles Calvert and starring Howard Gaye, Marjorie Hume and Mary Clare. The film portrays the life of the British writer Lord Byron, and was based on Alicia Ramsey's play Byron (1908).
Charlotte Lennox, Duchess of Richmond, was a British aristocrat and peeress best known as the hostess of the Duchess of Richmond's ball.
Cross Currents is a 1935 British comedy film directed by Adrian Brunel and starring Ian Colin, Marjorie Hume and Evelyn Foster. The film was made as a quota quickie supporting feature, for distribution by Paramount to allow them to meet the annual quota established by the British government. Much of the film was shot on location in Cornwall.
The White Heather is a lost 1919 American silent drama film directed by Maurice Tourneur and starring Holmes Herbert, Ben Alexander and Ralph Graves. It was based on an 1897 play of the same title by Cecil Raleigh and Henry Hamilton. The future matinee idol John Gilbert appeared in a supporting part.
Twilight Hour is a 1945 British drama film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Mervyn Johns, Basil Radford, and Marie Lohr.
M'Lord of the White Road is a 1923 British silent adventure film directed by Arthur Rooke and starring Victor McLaglen, Marjorie Hume and James Lindsay.
Silent Evidence is a 1922 British silent mystery film directed by E. H. Calvert and starring David Hawthorne, Marjorie Hume and Frank Dane.
A Lost Leader is a 1922 British silent drama film directed by George Ridgwell and starring Robert English, Dorothy Fane and George Bellamy. It is based on the 1906 novel of the same title by E. Phillips Oppenheim.