Dick Turpin (1933 film)
Dick Turpin is a 1933 British historical drama film directed by Victor Hanbury and John Stafford it starred Victor McLaglen, Jane Carr, Frank Vosper, James Finlayson and Cecil Humphreys. The film depicts the adventures of the eighteenth century highwayman Dick Turpin and his legendary ride to York. It is based on a historical novel by Harrison Ainsworth.
|Directed by|| Victor Hanbury |
|Produced by||Clyde Cook|
|Written by||Harrison Ainsworth (novel) |
|Starring||Victor McLaglen |
|Music by||Roy Douglas|
|Cinematography||Walter Blakeley |
|Edited by||Ernest Aldridge |
|Distributed by||Gaumont British Distributors|
It was made at Cricklewood Studios with sets designed by the art director Wilfred Arnold. It was the last film made by Stoll Pictures which had once been the dominant producer in Britain during the silent era.
- Victor McLaglen as Dick Turpin
- Jane Carr as Eleanor Mowbray
- Frank Vosper as Tom King
- James Finlayson as Jeremy
- Cecil Humphreys as Sir Luke Rookwood
- Gillian Lind as Nan
- Gibb McLaughlin as Governor of Newgate
- Alexander Field as Weazel Jones
- Roy Findlay as Dan Smollet
- Helen Ferrers as Lady Rookwood
- Lewis Gilbert as Jem
- Wood p.77
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- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.