The Queen Was in the Parlour (film)

The Queen Was in the Parlour is a 1927 Anglo-German silent drama film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Lili Damita, Louis Ralph and Paul Richter.[2] It was based on the Noël Coward play The Queen Was in the Parlour. Its German title was Die letzte Nacht.

The Queen Was in the Parlour
Directed byGraham Cutts
Produced byMichael Balcon
Hermann Fellner
Arnold Pressburger
Josef Somlo
Written byNoël Coward (play)
Fanny Carlsen
Graham Cutts
StarringLili Damita
Louis Ralph
Paul Richter
Harry Liedtke
Music byGustav Gold
CinematographyOtto Kanturek
Distributed byWoolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
April 1927
Running time
7,250 feet[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles
German intertitles


The film was made as part of an Anglo-German co-production between Gainsborough Pictures and the leading German company UFA. It was shot at UFA's Babelsberg Studio in Berlin.[3] It was the first of several co-productions between Gainsborough and Germans firms.[4]



  1. Low p.432
  3. p.Cook p.36-37
  4. Cook p.64-65


  • Cook, Pam (ed.). Gainsborough Pictures. Casssell, 1997.
  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.

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