The Man Who Bought London

The Man Who Bought London is a 1916 British silent crime film directed by Floyd Martin Thornton and starring E.J. Arundel, Evelyn Boucher and Roy Travers. It was based on the 1915 novel of the same title by Edgar Wallace. It was the first of many Wallace stories to be adapted into films.[1] It was made at Catford Studios.[2]

The Man Who Bought London
Directed byFloyd Martin Thornton
Produced byGuido Serra
Based onThe Man Who Bought London
by Edgar Wallace
StarringE.J. Arundel
Evelyn Boucher
Roy Travers
Reginald Fox
Distributed byInt-Ex
Release date
January 1916
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles



  1. Bergfelder p.141
  2. Warren p.21


  • Bergfelder, Tim. International Adventures: German Popular Cinema and European Co-Productions in the 1960s. Berghahn Books, 2005.
  • Warren, Patricia. British Film Studios: An Illustrated History. Batsford, 2001.

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