|The Rest Cure|
|Directed by||A. E. Coleby|
|Distributed by||Stoll Pictures|
The Rest Cure is a 1923 British silent comedy film directed by A. E. Coleby and starring George Robey, Sydney Fairbrother and Gladys Hamer.
Sir George Edward Wade, CBE, known professionally as George Robey, was an English comedian, singer and actor in musical theatre, who became known as one of the greatest music hall performers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. As a comedian, he mixed everyday situations and observations with comic absurdity. Apart from his music hall acts, he was a popular Christmas pantomime performer in the English provinces, where he excelled in the dame roles. He scored notable successes in musical revues during and after the First World War, particularly with the song "If You Were the Only Girl ", which he performed with Violet Loraine in the revue The Bing Boys Are Here (1916). One of his best-known original characters in his six-decade long career was the Prime Minister of Mirth.
Double Dealing is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Richard Cooper, Frank Pettingell and Sydney Fairbrother. It was made as a quota quickie at Twickenham Studios.
Chu Chin Chow is a 1934 British musical film directed by Walter Forde and starring George Robey, Fritz Kortner and Anna May Wong. It was an adaptation of the hit musical Chu Chin Chow by Oscar Asche and Frederick Norton.
Sydney Fairbrother was a British actress.
Becket is a 1924 British silent drama film directed by George Ridgwell and starring Frank R. Benson, A.V. Bramble and Bertram Burleigh. It depicts the fatal encounter between Henry II and the Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket.
Gladys Hamer was a British stage and film actress. She appeared in a number of silent and early sound films.
Wanted, a Boy is a 1924 British silent comedy film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Sydney Fairbrother, Lionelle Howard and Pauline Johnson. It was made by British & Colonial Kinematograph Company at the company's Walthamstow Studios.
The Gold Cure is a 1925 British silent comedy film directed by W. P. Kellino and starring Queenie Thomas, Gladys Hamer and Jameson Thomas. It was made by Stoll Pictures at Cricklewood Studios.
Married Love is a 1923 British silent drama film directed by Alexander Butler and starring Lillian Hall-Davis, Rex Davis and Sydney Fairbrother. It was also known by the alternative titles Married Life and Maisie's Marriage. The film was loosely based on the 1918 non-fiction book Married Love by Marie Stopes.
Gay Love is a 1934 British musical comedy film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Florence Desmond, Sophie Tucker and Sydney Fairbrother. It is about two sisters.
Auld Lang Syne is a 1917 British silent crime film directed by Sidney Morgan and starring Violet Graham, Henry Baynton and Sydney Fairbrother. The film is notable for marking the screen debut of Jack Buchanan, who went on to be a leading star. It was produced in a film studio at Ebury Street in Westminster.
Don Quixote is a 1923 British silent comedy film, directed by Maurice Elvey, based on the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. The film stars Jerrold Robertshaw, George Robey, Frank Arlton, and Marie Blanche.
The Temperance Fête is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Graham Cutts and starring George Robey, Sydney Fairbrother, and Connie Ediss. The screenplay concerns a waiter at a temperance meeting who spikes the lemonade with alcohol.
The Mother of Dartmoor is a 1916 British silent drama film directed by George Loane Tucker and starring Elisabeth Risdon, Bertram Burleigh and Enid Bell.
The Game of Liberty is a 1916 British silent comedy crime film directed by George Loane Tucker and starring Gerald Ames, Douglas Munro and Laura Cowie. It is also known by the alternative title of Under Suspicion. It was based on the 1915 novel of the same title by E. Phillips Oppenheim.
The Third String is a 1932 British sports comedy film directed by George Pearson and starring Sandy Powell, Kay Hammond and Mark Daly. It is based on a W.W. Jacobs short story, which had previously been turned into a silent film. It was made at Cricklewood Studios.
The Prehistoric Man is a 1924 British silent comedy film directed by A. E. Coleby and starring George Robey, Marie Blanche and H. Agar Lyons.
One Arabian Night is a 1923 British silent comedy film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring George Robey. It is based on the story of Aladdin.
Heartstrings is a 1923 British silent romance film directed by Edwin Greenwood and starring Gertrude McCoy, Victor McLaglen and Russell Thorndike. It is an adaptation of the 1858 short story The Manchester Marriage by Elizabeth Gaskell.
The Amazing Partnership is a 1921 British silent mystery film directed by George Ridgwell and starring Milton Rosmer, Gladys Mason and Arthur Walcott. It is based on the 1914 novel of the same title by E. Phillips Oppenheim.