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|Through Fire and Water
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Flora le Breton
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Through Fire and Water is a 1923 British silent adventure film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Clive Brook, Flora le Breton and Lawford Davidson.It was based on the 1922 novel Greensea Island by Victor Bridges.
The following is an overview of 1923 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.
Plonéour-Lanvern is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.
The Golden Web is a lost 1926 American silent mystery film directed by Walter Lang and starring Lillian Rich, Huntley Gordon and Lawford Davidson. The cast also features Boris Karloff before he established himself as a horror star. It is based on the 1910 novel The Golden Web by the British writer E. Phillips Oppenheim. A previous British film adaptation of the novel was produced in 1920.
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. It was made at Beaconsfield Studios.
Return to Yesterday is a 1940 British comedy-drama film directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Clive Brook and Anna Lee. It was based on Robert Morley's play Goodness, How Sad. The film was made at Ealing Studios.
The Glorious Adventure is a 1922 British Prizmacolor silent feature film directed by J. Stuart Blackton and written by Felix Orman. The film's sets were designed by Walter Murton. It was shot at the Cricklewood Studios of Stoll Pictures in London.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a 1929 American Pre-Code mystery film directed by Basil Dean and written by Arthur Conan Doyle, Basil Dean and Garrett Fort. The film shares its title with the third volume of the Sherlock Holmes stories, The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle. The film stars Clive Brook, H. Reeves-Smith, Betty Lawford, Charles Hay and Phillips Holmes. The film was released October 29, 1929, by Paramount Pictures. A copy is held at the Library of Congress.
Gilbert Lawford Dalton (1904–1963) was a British children's writer and comics writer. He was most prolific as an author of stories for British boys' comics for DC Thomson publications.
Lawford Davidson was a British film actor.
Cocaine is a 1922 British crime film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Hilda Bayley, Flora Le Breton, Ward McAllister and Cyril Raymond. It depicts the distribution of cocaine by gangsters through a series of London nightclubs and the revenge a man seeks after his daughter's death.
The Rolling Road is a 1927 British silent drama film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Carlyle Blackwell, Flora le Breton, Clifford Heatherley and A.V. Bramble. The screenplay concerns a young woman in a Cornish fishing village who has to choose between various suitors.
Gallant Lady is a 1934 American pre-Code drama film directed by Gregory La Cava and starring Ann Harding, Clive Brook and Otto Kruger. It was a production of Darryl F. Zanuck's independent company Twentieth Century Pictures. The film was released on January 5, 1934, by United Artists. It was a commercial and critical success on its release. It was remade in 1938 as Always Goodbye with Barbara Stanwyck and Herbert Marshall.
Half a Truth is a 1922 British silent crime film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Margaret Hope, Lawford Davidson and Miles Mander. It was based on a 1911 novel by Eliza Humphreys writing as Rita.
Running Water is a 1922 British silent drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Madge Stuart, Lawford Davidson and Julian Royce. The film is an adaptation of A.E.W. Mason's 1906 novel Running Water.
Daredevil's Reward is a 1928 American silent Western film directed by Eugene Forde and written by John Stone. The film stars Tom Mix, Natalie Joyce, Lawford Davidson, Billy Bletcher, Harry Cording, and William Welsh. The film was released on January 15, 1928, by Fox Film Corporation.
Constant Hot Water is a 1923 British silent comedy film directed by George A. Cooper and starring Gladys Jennings, John Stuart and Lawford Davidson.
Marriage is a lost 1927 American silent drama film directed by Roy William Neill and written by Gertrude Orr and Elizabeth Pickett Chevalier. It is based on the 1912 novel Marriage by H. G. Wells. The film stars Virginia Valli, Allan Durant, Gladys McConnell, Lawford Davidson, Donald Stuart, and Frank Dunn. The film was released on February 13, 1927, by Fox Film Corporation.
One Increasing Purpose is a 1927 American silent drama film directed by Harry Beaumont and written by Bradley King. It is based on the 1925 novel One Increasing Purpose by A. S. M. Hutchinson. The film stars Edmund Lowe, Lila Lee, Holmes Herbert, May Allison, Huntley Gordon and Lawford Davidson. The film was released on January 2, 1927, by Fox Film Corporation.
Greensea Island is a 1922 adventure novel by the British writer Victor Bridges. It was his final novel for publishers Mills & Boon as he was signed up by Hodder & Stoughton who hoped he could replicate the success of Edgar Wallace's thrillers.
College Days is a 1926 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Marceline Day, Charles Delaney, and James Harrison. It was produced by the independent Tiffany Pictures. The film's sets were designed by the art director Edwin B. Willis.