Gilbert Dying to Die

Gilbert Dying to Die is a 1915 British silent short comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Fred Groves.[1] A drunken man named Gilbert attempts to commit suicide and fails. He then discovers that he has inherited a fortune. Another film portraying the same character Gilbert Gets Tiger-It is was also released the same year.

Gilbert Dying to Die
Directed byMaurice Elvey
Written byMaurice Elvey
StarringFred Groves
British & Colonial Kinematograph Company
Release date
February 1915
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles



  1. Murphy p.179


  • Murphy, Robert. Directors in British and Irish Cinema: A Reference Companion. British Film Institute, 2006.

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