The Rolling Road

The Rolling Road is a 1927 British silent drama film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Carlyle Blackwell, Flora le Breton, Clifford Heatherley and A.V. Bramble.[1] The screenplay concerns a young woman in a Cornish fishing village who has to choose between various suitors.

The Rolling Road
Directed byGraham Cutts
Produced byMichael Balcon
Carlyle Blackwell
Written byBoyd Cable
Violet E. Powell
StarringCarlyle Blackwell
Flora le Breton
Clifford Heatherley
Distributed byWoolf and Freedman
Release date
19 September 1927
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles

It was made at Islington Studios and on location at Porthleven in Cornwall and Great Yarmouth in Norfolk.[2] It premiered in May 1927 and went on general release in September of the same year. Its critical reception was unenthusiastic, with reviewers feeling it was below the standard of Cutts' other work during the era.[3]



  2. Chapman p.169
  3. Chapman p.170


  • Chapman, Gary. London's Hollywood: The Gainsborough Studio in the Silent Years. Edditt, 2014.
  • Low, Rachel. The History of British Film: Volume IV, 1918–1929. Routledge, 1997.

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