Quinneys (1927 film)

Quinneys is a 1927 British romance film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring John Longden, Alma Taylor and Henry Vibart.[2] It is an adaptation of the play Quinneys by Horace Annesley Vachell. David Lean worked on the film as a camera assistant.[3] It was made by Gaumont British at their Lime Grove Studios. The screenplay concerns a British furniture salesman who buys some chairs from an American dealer, only to discover that they are fakes.

Directed byMaurice Elvey
Produced byGareth Gundrey
Written byHorace Annesley Vachell (play)
John Longden
StarringJohn Longden
Alma Taylor
Henry Vibart
Cyril McLaglen
Edited byBasil Emmott
Percy Strong
Distributed byGaumont British Distributors
Release date
  • December 1927 (1927-12)
Running time
8,600 feet[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom




  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.
  • Philips, Gene D. Beyond the Epic: The Life & Films of David Lean. University Press of Kentucky, 2006.

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