Love's Option

Love's Option is a 1928 British silent adventure film directed by George Pearson and starring Dorothy Boyd, Patrick Aherne and James Carew. It was made at Cricklewood Studios based on the novel The Riddle by Douglas Newton. The film was distributed by Paramount Pictures' British subsidiary, enabling the company to meet its yearly quota set down by the British government. The film follows several rivals attempting to gain control of a valuable Spanish copper mine. It was known by the alternative title A Girl of Today.

Love's Option
Directed byGeorge Pearson
Written byDouglas Newton (novel)
StarringDorothy Boyd
Patrick Aherne
James Carew
Henry Vibart
CinematographyBernard Knowles
Edited byThorold Dickinson
Distributed byParamount British Pictures
Release date
25 September 1928
Running time
66 minutes[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles



  1. Chibnall p.258


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachel. The History of British Film: Volume IV, 1918–1929. Routledge, 1997.

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