Yellow Sands (film)

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Yellow Sands
Directed by Herbert Brenon
Written by Rodney Ackland
Michael Barringer
Based on Yellow Sands (play) by Adelaide Phillpotts
Eden Phillpotts
Starring Marie Tempest
Belle Chrystall
Wilfrid Lawson
Robert Newton
Release date
CountryUnited Kingdom

Yellow Sands is a 1938 British comedy drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Marie Tempest, Belle Chrystall, Wilfrid Lawson and Robert Newton. [1] It was based on the 1926 play Yellow Sands by Adelaide and Eden Philpotts. [2]



The film is a rural comedy about a rich dying woman's relatives that are about to be disappointed by the contents of her will.


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  2. James Y. Dayananda, ‘Phillpotts , (Mary) Adelaide Eden (1896–1993)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Sept 2012 accessed 9 May 2017