The Starlit Garden

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The Starlit Garden
Directed by Guy Newall
Produced by George Clark
Written by Henry De Vere Stacpoole (novel)
Guy Newall
Starring Guy Newall
Ivy Duke
Valia Venitshaya
Lawford Davidson
Production
company
Distributed by Stoll Pictures
Release date
July 1923
Running time
6,400 feet [1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageSilent
English intertitles

The Starlit Garden is a 1923 British silent romantic film directed by Guy Newall and starring Newall, Ivy Duke, Lawford Davidson and Mary Rorke. The film is set in Italy and concerns a doomed romance between a ward and her guardian. [2] It was made at Beaconsfield Studios. [3]

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References

  1. Low p.458
  2. BFI.org
  3. Warren p.11

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