The Mill on the Floss (film)

The Mill on the Floss is a 1936 British drama film directed by Tim Whelan and starring Frank Lawton, Victoria Hopper, Geraldine Fitzgerald and James Mason. It was based on the novel The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot.[1]

The Mill on the Floss
Movie poster
Directed byTim Whelan
Produced byJohn Clein
Written byGeorge Eliot (novel)
Garnett Weston
Austin Melford
Tim Whelan
John Drinkwater
StarringGeraldine Fitzgerald
Frank Lawton
Victoria Hopper
Fay Compton
Music byColin Wark
CinematographyHone Glendinning
John Stumar
Edited byJohn Datlowe
Cecil H. Williamson
G.B. Morgan Productions
Distributed byNational Provincial Film Distributors
Release date
31 December 1936
Running time
95 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The film was made at Shepperton Studios. Although he is not credited in the film, Basil Dean, who was married to the leading lady Victoria Hopper, was heavily involved in the planning and the production of the film.[2]


DVD release

The Mill on the Floss was released on Region 0 DVD-R by Alpha Video on 28 January 2014.[3]


  2. Harper & Rayner P.151
  3. "Alpha Video - The Mill on the Floss". Retrieved 30 January 2014.


  • Harper, Graeme & Rayner, Jonathan R. Cinema and Landscape. Intellect Books, 2010.
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