Shooting Stars (1927 film)
Shooting Stars is a 1927 British drama film directed by Anthony Asquith and A. V. Bramble and starring Annette Benson, Brian Aherne and Wally Patch. The screenplay concerns a starlet who plots an escape to Hollywood.
|Directed by||Anthony Asquith |
A. V. Bramble
|Produced by||Harry Bruce Woolfe|
|Written by||Anthony Asquith |
|Cinematography||Henry Harris |
|Distributed by||New Era Films|
|10 June 1928 (US)|
At Zenith Studios, a starlet plots an escape to Hollywood with her lover and the murder of her superfluous husband.
- Annette Benson - Mae Feather
- Brian Aherne - Julian Gordon
- Donald Calthrop - Andy Wilkes
- Wally Patch - Property Man
- David Brooks - Turner
- Ella Daincourt - Asphodel Smythe, Journalist
- Chili Bouchier - Winnie, Bathing Beauty
- Tubby Phillips - Fatty
- Ian Wilson - Reporter
- Judd Green - Lighting Man
- Jack Rawl - Hero
It was Asquith's first film as a director. It was made at Cricklewood Studios in North London for British Instructional Films. The novelisation of the film was written by the popular novelist E. Charles Vivian.
- Shooting Stars. From the film by Anthony Asquith. Adaptation by E. C. Vivian. Hurst & Blackett, London, 1928.