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.

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

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



  1. Low p.415
  2. "Mumsie (1927) | BFI". Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  3. Low p.177
  4. ""Mumsie"". Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  5. Low p.278


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

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