When Knights Were Bold (1929 film)

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When Knights Were Bold
Directed by Tim Whelan
Written by Harriett Jay (play)
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
C. M. Woolf
Starring Nelson Keys
Miriam Seegar
Eric Bransby Williams
Lena Halliday
Production
company
Distributed by Woolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
February 1929
Running time
7,213 feet [1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguagesSilent
English intertitles

When Knights Were Bold is a 1929 British silent adventure film directed by Tim Whelan and starring Nelson Keys, Miriam Seegar and Eric Bransby Williams. [2] It was adapted from the 1906 play When Knights Were Bold by Harriett Jay and made at Cricklewood Studios.

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  1. Low p.477
  2. BFI.org

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