The Ever Open Door

The Ever Open Door is a 1920 British silent drama film directed by Fred Goodwins and starring Hayford Hobbs, Daphne Glenne and Margaret Hope.[1] It was based on the play The Ever Open Door by George R. Sims, a leading Victorian writer of stage melodramas. It was one of a number of Sim's plays to be adapted for cinema during the Silent era.[2]

The Ever Open Door
Directed byFred Goodwins
Written byGeorge R. Sims (play)
William J. Elliott
StarringHayford Hobbs
Daphne Glenne
Margaret Hope
Ralph Forster
Distributed byIdeal Film Company
Release date
CountryUnited Kingdom


  • Hayford Hobbs - Dick
  • Daphne Glenne - Miriam
  • Margaret Hope - Janet
  • Sydney Wood - Robbie
  • Terence Cavanagh - Honourable John Halstead
  • Ralph Forster - Father Clement


  • Low, Rachael. The History of British Film, Volume 4 1918-1929. Routledge, 1997.
  • Richards, Jeffrey (ed.). The Unknown 1930s: An Alternative History of the British Cinema, 1929- 1939. I.B. Tauris & Co, 1998.


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