The Broken Melody (1929 film)

The Broken Melody is a 1929 British romance film directed by Fred Paul and starring Georges Galli, Andrée Sacré and Enid Stamp-Taylor. It was originally made as a silent film, with sound added later. The film was shot at Cricklewood Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was based on a play by Herbert Keith and James Leader. An exiled Prince living in Paris, begins a daliance with an opera singer before returning to his wife.[2]

The Broken Melody
Directed byFred Paul
Written byHerbert Keith (play)
James Leader (play)
Thomas Coutts Elder
Fred Paul
StarringGeorges Galli
Andrée Sacré
Enid Stamp-Taylor
Cecil Humphreys
CinematographyBernard Knowles
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
October 1929
Running time
6,414 feet[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. Low p.342
  2. British Film Institute. "The Broken Melody | BFI | British Film Institute". Retrieved 1 January 2013.


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