The Fortune of Christina McNab

The Fortune of Christina McNab is a 1921 British silent comedy film directed by W.P. Kellino and starring Nora Swinburne, David Hawthorne and Francis Lister. It was made at Lime Grove Studios, based on a novel by Sarah Broom Macnaughtan. It was one in a series of get-rich-quick comedies made by Kellino, of which this is amongst the best known.[2]

The Fortune of Christina McNab
Directed byW.P. Kellino
Written bySarah Broom Macnaughtan (novel)
Paul Rooff
StarringNora Swinburne
David Hawthorne
Francis Lister
Sara Sample
Distributed byGaumont British Distributors
Release date
April 1921
Running time
6,200 feet[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles


  • Nora Swinburne as Christina McNab
  • David Hawthorne as Colin McCrae
  • Francis Lister as Duke of Southwark
  • Sara Sample as Muriel Stonor
  • Marjorie Chard as Lady Anne Drummond
  • Chick Farr as Archie Anstruthers
  • Norman Tharp as Mr. Drummond
  • Gena Ray as Joan Drummond
  • Eva Westlake as Lady Tarbutt
  • Dora Levis as Jessie


  1. Low p.367
  2. Low p.128


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

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