Huntingtower (film)

Huntingtower is a 1928 British silent adventure film, made at Cricklewood Studios. It was directed by George Pearson and starred Harry Lauder, Vera Voronina and Patrick Aherne. It was based on the 1922 novel Huntingtower by John Buchan. The film was fairly successful on its release.[2]

Directed byGeorge Pearson
Produced byGeorge Pearson
Written byJohn Buchan (novel)
Charles E. Whittaker
StarringHarry Lauder
Vera Voronina
Patrick Aherne
Welsh, Pearson and Company
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
Running time
7,192 feet[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageSilent film
English intertitles


The film is "(a) tale of chivalry in modern times, involving a Glasgow grocer and a Russian princess imprisoned in a deserted castle" according to the British Film Institute.[3][4]



The castle scenes were shot at Bamburgh Castle.


  1. Low p.385
  2. Low p.163
  3. "Huntingtower (1928)". BFI Film & TV Database.
  4. "Huntingtower (1928)". British Film Institute Collections.


  • Low, Rachel. The History of British Film: Volume IV, 1918–1929. Routledge, 1997.

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