|The Great Gay Road|
|Directed by||Sinclair Hill|
|Written by|| Tom Gallon (novel) |
Leslie Howard Gordon
|Produced by||Sinclair Hill|
|Starring|| Stewart Rome |
|Music by||Horace Shepherd|
|Distributed by||Butcher's Film Service|
The Great Gay Road is a 1931 British drama film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Stewart Rome, Frank Stanmore and Kate Cutler.
It was adapted from the 1910 novel The Great Gay Road by Tom Gallon which had previously been made in a silent film The Great Gay Road in 1920. It was made by Stoll Pictures at Cricklewood Studios.Location filming was done around Tunbridge Wells.
Stanmore is part of the London Borough of Harrow in London. It is centred 11 miles (18 km) northwest of Charing Cross, lies on the outskirts of the London urban area and includes Stanmore Hill, one of the highest points of London, at 152 metres (499 ft) high. The district, which developed from the ancient Middlesex parishes of Great and Little Stanmore, lies immediately west of Roman Watling Street and forms the eastern part of the modern London Borough of Harrow.
The Last Hour is a 1930 British comedy crime film directed by Walter Forde and starring Richard Cooper and Stewart Rome and Kathleen Vaughan. It is adapted from a successful play of the same title by Charles Bennett.
Frank Stanmore was an English film actor. He appeared in 76 films between 1914 and 1938. He was born in London and died in Gravesend, Kent.
Reveille is a 1924 British silent drama film directed by George Pearson. It follows some British soldiers during and after the First World War, though Pearson wrote in a January 1924 letter to his cast and crew:
There is no story, as such. I hate the well-made Story with its Exposition, Denouement, Crisis, etc., as material for my elusive Screen. I confess I cannot write one.
Such Is the Law is a 1930 British drama film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Frances Day, C. Aubrey Smith and Kate Cutler. It was made at Cricklewood Studios.
The Great Gay Road is a 1920 British silent drama film directed by Norman MacDonald and starring Stewart Rome, Pauline Johnson and John Stuart. It was an adaptation of a 1910 novel The Great Gay Road by Tom Gallon which was later made as a sound film The Great Gay Road in 1931.
A Great Coup is a 1919 British silent sports film directed by George Dewhurst and Walter West and starring Stewart Rome, Poppy Wyndham and Gregory Scott. It was based on a novel by Nat Gould. The film is about a racehorse owner who decides to race his best horse in a major race meeting after his jockey is nobbled by the opposition.
The House Opposite is a 1931 British crime film directed by Walter Summers and starring Henry Kendall, Frank Stanmore and Arthur Macrae. It was shot at Elstree Studios outside London. It was based on the 1931 novel The House Opposite by Joseph Jefferson Farjeon. It follows a police officer who pursues a gang of blackmailers.
The Man Who Changed His Name is a 1928 British silent mystery film directed by A. V. Bramble and starring Stewart Rome, Betty Faire and James Raglan. It is an adaptation of the play of the same title by Edgar Wallace. It was made at Beaconsfield Studios. The screenplay concerns a young woman who comes to suspect that her husband may in fact be a Canadian fugitive from justice, who murdered his last wife.
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.
Red Pearls is a 1930 British silent crime film directed by Walter Forde and starring Lillian Rich, Frank Perfitt and Arthur Pusey. It was made at the Nettlefold Studios in Walton. It was based on the novel Nearer! Nearer! by J. Randolph James. The film was produced just as the change to sound films was taking place in Britain.
You'd Be Surprised! is a 1930 British musical comedy film directed by Walter Forde and starring Forde, Joy Windsor and Frank Stanmore. The film was shot at the Nettlefold Studios in Walton. It was made during the transition to sound film. Originally silent, it had synchronised songs and music added. A silent version was also released to cater to cinemas that hadn't converted to sound yet.
The Old Man is a 1931 British mystery film directed by Manning Haynes and starring Maisie Gay, Anne Grey and Lester Matthews. It is based on the play of the same name by Edgar Wallace, with several actors reprising their roles. The film marked the screen debut of Scottish actor Finlay Currie.
Love in a Wood is a 1915 British silent comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Gerald Ames, Elisabeth Risdon and Kenelm Foss. The film is a contemporary-set version of William Shakespeare's play As You Like It.
Dark Red Roses is a 1929 British film directed by Sinclair Hill. The film includes a sequence featuring the Ballets Russes choreographed by George Balanchine.
The Black Mask is a 1935 British crime film directed by Ralph Ince and starring Wylie Watson, Aileen Marson and Ellis Irving. It was made at Teddington Studios as a quota quickie by Warner Bros.' British subsidiary. The film's sets were designed by the studio's resident art director Peter Proud. It is now considered a lost film.
That's a Good Girl is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Jack Buchanan and starring Buchanan, Elsie Randolph and Dorothy Hyson. The film was based on a musical show of the same title that opened at the Lewisham Hippodrome on 19 March 1928, in which Jack Buchanan also starred. The music was written by Joseph Meyer and Phil Charig, with lyrics by Douglas Furber. The film omitted much of music of the original show, but popularised one song in particular, Fancy our Meeting. The sone remained a Jack Buchanan favourite and a version of it was also recorded by Al Bowlly shortly after the film's release.
Chamber of Horrors is a 1929 British silent horror film directed by Walter Summers and starring Frank Stanmore and Elizabeth Hempel. It was made at Welwyn Studios. Film historians consider this movie the last major silent film made in England.
Leave It to Me is a 1930 British comedy film directed by George King and starring Robin Irvine, Dorothy Seacombe and A. Bromley Davenport. It was made at Twickenham Studios as a quota quickie for Fox Film.
To Brighton with Gladys is a 1933 British comedy film directed by George King and starring Harry Milton, Constance Shotter and Kate Cutler. It was made at Ealing Studios as a quota quickie.