The Burgomaster of Stilemonde

The Burgomaster of Stilemonde is a 1929 British silent drama film directed by George Banfield and starring John Martin Harvey, Fern Andra and Robert Andrews. It was made at Walthamstow Studios and on location in Belgium. It was based on the 1918 play Le Bourgmestre de Stilmonde by Maurice Maeterlinck. Like the play, it portrays German atrocities during the First World War occupation of Belgium. It was well received by critics.[3]

The Burgomaster of Stilemonde
Directed byGeorge Banfield
Written byMaurice Maeterlinck (play)
StarringJohn Martin Harvey
Fern Andra
Robert Andrews
John F. Hamilton
British Filmcraft
Distributed byWoolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
Trade Show: January 1929[1]
General: 20 May 1929
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. Low (1971), p. 343.
  2. Low (1971), p. 278.
  3. Low (1971), p. 197.


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

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