Saved from the Sea

Saved from the Sea is a 1920 British silent crime film directed by W.P. Kellino and starring Nora Swinburne, Philip Anthony and Wallace Bosco. It was based on a play by Ben Landeck and Arthur Shirley. It was made by Kellino for Gaumont British under the 'Westminister Films' brand.

Saved from the Sea
Directed byW.P. Kellino
Written byBen Landeck (play)
Arthur Shirley (play)
W.P. Kellino
StarringNora Swinburne
Philip Anthony
Wallace Bosco
Terence Cavanagh
Distributed byGaumont British Distributors
Release date
October 1920
Running time
6,000 feet[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles


In Cornwall a cardsharper and his heir frame a fisherman for the death of their jealous partner. [2]


  • Nora Swinburne as Nancy Brooks
  • Philip Anthony as Dan Ellington
  • Wallace Bosco as Peter Scalcher
  • Terence Cavanagh as Dick Fenton
  • Mary Saville as Mrs. Ellington
  • Cecil Calvert


  1. Low p.443
  2. "Saved from the Sea" in Denis Gifford, British Film Catalogue: volume 1: The Fiction Film


  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1918–1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.
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