The Romance of Old Bill

The Romance of Old Bill is a 1918 British silent comedy war directed by George Pearson and starring Charles Rock, Arthur Cleave and Hugh E. Wright. It was made at Twickenham Studios. It is based on the play The Better 'Ole, with the setting updated to the First World War.[1]

The Romance of Old Bill
Directed byGeorge Pearson
Written byBruce Bairnsfather (play)
Arthur Eliot (play)
T.A. Welsh
George Pearson
StarringCharles Rock
Arthur Cleave
Hugh E. Wright
Distributed byJury Films
Release date
  • April 1918 (1918-04)
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles



  1. Goble p.21


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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