Melody of Death

Melody of Death is a 1922 British silent crime film directed by Floyd Martin Thornton and starring Philip Anthony, Enid R. Reed and Dick Sutherd.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1915 novel The Melody of Death by Edgar Wallace.

Melody of Death
Directed byFloyd Martin Thornton
Written by Leslie Howard Gordon
Based onThe Melody of Death
by Edgar Wallace
StarringPhilip Anthony
Enid R. Reed
Dick Sutherd
Stoll Pictures
Distributed byStoll Pictures
Release date
June 1922
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles


  • Philip Anthony as Gilbert Standerton
  • Enid R. Reed as Enid Cathcart
  • Dick Sutherd as George Wallis
  • H. Agar Lyons as Sir John Standerton
  • Frank Petley
  • Hedda Bartlett
  • Bob Vallis


  1. Low p.410


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
  • Low, Rachael. The History of the British Film 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.
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