Mumsie

Mumsie is a 1927 British silent drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Pauline Frederick, Nelson Keys and Herbert Marshall.[2] It was adapted from the 1920 play of the same title by Edward Knoblock about a favourite son of a family who proves to be a coward when war breaks out. Pauline Frederick's last silent film.[3] Mumsie is a lost film.[4] It was made at Twickenham Studios.

Mumsie
Directed byHerbert Wilcox
Produced byHerbert Wilcox
Based onMumsie
by Edward Knoblock
StarringPauline Frederick
Nelson Keys
Herbert Marshall
Frank Stanmore
CinematographyBernard Knowles
Production
company
Distributed byWoolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
September 1927
Running time
6,858 feet[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

The film was a major success and helped Herbert Marshall establish himself in Hollywood soon afterwards.[5]

Cast

References

  1. Low p.415
  2. "Mumsie (1927) | BFI". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  3. Low p.177
  4. ""Mumsie"". Stanford.edu. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  5. Low p.278

Bibliography

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


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