A Lowland Cinderella

A Lowland Cinderella is a 1921 British silent romance film adaptation of S. R. Crockett's novel directed by Sidney Morgan and starring Joan Morgan, Ralph Forbes and George Foley.

A Lowland Cinderella
Directed bySidney Morgan
Written byS. R. Crockett (novel)
StarringJoan Morgan
Ralph Forbes
George Foley
Mavis Clair
CinematographyStanley Mumford
Progress Films
Distributed byButcher's Film Service
Second National Film Corporation (US)
Release date
December 1921[1]
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles


A 1920s version of the Cinderella story, the film tells the story of a Scottish girl, Hester Stirling, whose father, David Stirling, a gold prospector in South Africa, leaves behind a bag full of precious stones. Her evil guardian, Dr. Silvanus Torpichan, appropriates it and forces her to work as a servant in his home.[2]


  • Joan Morgan as Hester Stirling
  • Ralph Forbes as Master of Darrock
  • George Foley as David Stirling
  • Mary Carnegie as Mrs. Torpichan
  • Mavis Clair as Ethel Torpichan
  • Nell Emerald as Megsy
  • Eileen Grace as Claudia Torpichan
  • Charles Levey as Dr. Silvanus Torpichan
  • Kate Phillips as Grandmother Stirling
  • Cecil Susands as Tom Torpichan
  • Frances Wetherall as Duchess of Niddisdale


  1. Low p.405
  2. "A Lowland Cinderella" (in Italian). Mymovies.it. Retrieved 18 January 2017.


  • Low, Rachael. The History of the British Film 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.

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