|The Mating of Marcus|
|Directed by||W.P. Kellino|
|Written by||Mabel Grundy (novel)|
|Starring|| David Hawthorne |
|Distributed by||Stoll Pictures|
The Mating of Marcus is a 1924 British silent romance film directed by W.P. Kellino and starring David Hawthorne, George Bellamy and Moore Marriott.It was based on a novel by Mabel Grundy.
George Thomas Moore Marriott was an English character actor best remembered for the series of films he made with Will Hay. His first appearance with Hay was in the film Dandy Dick (1935), but he was a significant supporting performer in Hay's films from 1936 to 1940, and while he starred with Hay during this period he played a character called "Harbottle" that was based on a character Marriott usually played. His character Harbottle was originally created by Hay when he used the character in his "The fourth form at St. Michael's" sketches in the 1920s.
Luck of the Turf is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Randall Faye and starring Jack Melford, Moira Lynd, Wally Patch and Moore Marriott.
Sweeney Todd is a 1928 British silent crime film directed by Walter West and starring Moore Marriott, Judd Green and Iris Darbyshire. It was adapted from a popular 1847 stage play by George Dibdin-Pitt called The String of Pearls, or The Fiend of Fleet Street, which in turn was based on an anonymous story called The String of Pearls: A Romance that was serialized in magazine format in 1846. This was the first time the story was adapted into a play, and it featured a surprise twist ending that doesn't appear in later stage versions of the Sweeney Todd legend. It was filmed entirely on set at Islington Studios.
Widecombe Fair is a 1928 British silent comedy drama film directed by Norman Walker and starring William Freshman, Marguerite Allan, Moore Marriott and Judd Green. The screenplay concerns a farmer who is able to save his farm when he digs up buried treasure. The film's plot was adapted from a 1913 novel by Eden Philpotts, loosely based on the popular folk song "Widecombe Fair".
Feather Your Nest is a 1937 British musical comedy film directed by William Beaudine and starring George Formby, Polly Ward and Enid Stamp-Taylor.
Passion Island is a 1927 British silent drama film directed by Manning Haynes and starring Lilian Oldland, Moore Marriott and Randle Ayrton. It is based on a novel by W. W. Jacobs and concerns a vendetta on the island of Corsica.
Second to None is a 1927 British silent war film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Moore Marriott, Ian Fleming and Benita Hume. The screenplay concerns a Naval family who come under strain when their son goes absent without leave to settle a domestic problem with his wife.
David Hawthorne was a British stage and film actor. He played the leading man in a number of films during the silent era, but later switched to character roles. One of his more notable roles was that of Rob Roy MacGregor in the 1922 film Rob Roy.
Victory is a 1928 British silent war film directed by M.A. Wetherell and starring Moore Marriott, Walter Byron and Julie Suedo. It began filming in October 1927 and was released in March the following year. It was made at Isleworth Studios.
Not for Sale is a 1924 British silent comedy film directed by W.P. Kellino and starring Mary Odette, Ian Hunter and Gladys Hamer. It was made at Cricklewood Studios by Stoll Pictures, and based on a novel by Monica Ewer. The film's sets were designed by the art director Walter Murton.
Strange Cargo is a 1936 British crime film directed by Lawrence Huntington and starring Kathleen Kelly, George Mozart and Moore Marriott. The film is notable for an early performance by George Sanders who went on to success in Hollywood. It was made at Elstree Studios for release by Paramount Pictures. It is also known by the alternative title Breakers Ahead. Criminal gun runners smuggle illegal arms onto a British ship at a South American port.
The Conspirators is a 1924 British silent crime film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Betty Faire, David Hawthorne and Moore Marriott.
Open Country is a 1922 British silent drama film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Dorinea Shirley, David Hawthorne and Bertram Burleigh. The film's sets were designed by the head of Stoll Pictures's art department Walter Murton.
The Fatal Hour is a 1937 British drama film directed by George Pearson and starring Edward Rigby, Moira Reed and Moore Marriott. It was the final film of the director George Pearson, who had been a leading figure during the silent era, and was made at Pinewood Studios.
Faces is a 1934 British drama film directed by Sidney Morgan and starring Anna Lee, Harold French and Walter Sondes.
Mr. Bill the Conqueror is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Norman Walker and starring Henry Kendall, Heather Angel and Nora Swinburne. It was made by British International Pictures at Elstree Studios.
Gay Old Dog is a 1935 British comedy film directed by George King and starring Edward Rigby, Moore Marriott and Ruby Miller. It was a quota quickie made at Walton Studios.
The Man Without a Face is a 1935 British drama film directed by George King and starring Carol Coombe, Cyril Chosack and Moore Marriott. It was made as a quota quickie at Walton Studios.
The Other Woman is a 1931 British drama film directed by G. B. Samuelson and starring Isobel Elsom, David Hawthorne and Eva Moore. It was made as a quota quickie.
The Clicking of Cuthbert is a 1924 British silent comedy series of six 30-minute short films, all involving golf. The series, directed by Andrew P. Wilson and starring Harry Beasley, was based on short stories by P. G. Wodehouse. These stories were originally published in various magazines; some of the stories had been featured in the collection The Clicking of Cuthbert (1922), while others were later included in the collection The Heart of a Goof (1926).
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