High Seas (film)

High Seas is a 1929 British adventure film directed by Denison Clift and starring Lillian Rich, James Carew, John Stuart, Randle Ayrton and Winter Hall. The film follows a wealthy young man who falls in love with a sailor's daughter who saves him from a shipwreck. When he announces he wants to marry her, his family try to foil the match.[1] It was based on a story by Monckton Hoffe.

High Seas
German poster
Directed byDenison Clift
Produced byDenison Clift
Written byMonckton Hoffe (story)
Victor Kendall
Denison Clift
StarringLillian Rich
John Stuart
Randle Ayrton
Winter Hall
Music byJohn Reynders
CinematographyClaude L. McDonnell
Distributed byFirst National-Pathé Pictures
Süd-Film (Germany)
Release date
May 1929
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. "BFI | Film & TV Database | HIGH SEAS (1929)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 7 January 2013.


  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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