Roses of Picardy (film)

Roses of Picardy is a 1927 British silent war film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Lillian Hall-Davis, John Stuart and Humberston Wright.[2] The title is a reference to the popular First World War song Roses of Picardy. It was based on the novels The Spanish Farm (1924) Sixty-Four, Ninety-Four (1925) by R.H. Mottram. It was made at the Cricklewood Studios in London.

Roses of Picardy
Directed byMaurice Elvey
Produced byMaurice Elvey
M.A. Wetherell
Victor Saville
Written byR.H. Mottram (novel)
Gareth Gundrey
Jack Harris
Fred V. Merrick
StarringLillian Hall-Davis
John Stuart
Humberston Wright
Jameson Thomas
Distributed byGaumont British Distributors
Release date
April 1927
Running time
8,500 feet[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. Low p.440
  2. "Roses of Picardy (1928)". Retrieved 10 December 2017.


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