The Wonderful Story (1922 film)

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The Wonderful Story
Directed by Graham Cutts
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Written byPatrick L. Mannock
Based onNovel by I.A.R. Wylie
Starring Lillian Hall-Davis
Herbert Langley
Olaf Hytten
Production
company
Graham-Wilcox Productions
Distributed by Astra-National
Release date
1922
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Budget£1,400 [1]

The Wonderful Story is a 1922 British drama film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Lillian Hall-Davis, Herbert Langley and Olaf Hytten. [2]

Contents

It was based on the novel The Wonderful Story by I. A. R. Wylie.

Premise

The fiancée of a farmer falls in love with his brother.

Production

Herbert Wilcox had a lot of success distributing a British film, A Peep Behind the Scenes (1919) and decided to produce a British film himself. He raised £1,400 and picked The Wonderful Story because he believed as it was homely and had few characters it would be suited for the cinema. [3] The film was made on budget of £1,400 and Wilcox sold the rights to it for £4,000. Despite being acclaimed by the critics it was considered a failure at the box office. [4]

Cast

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References

  1. Wilcox p 51
  2. BFI.org
  3. Low p.133
  4. Low p.133
  5. "Film Flashes". The National Advocate . New South Wales. 17 February 1925. p. 1. Retrieved 27 August 2017 via National Library of Australia.

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