The Second Mate (1928 film)

The Second Mate is a 1928 British silent adventure film directed by J. Steven Edwards and starring David Dunbar, Cecil Barry and Lorna Duveen. It was made at Isleworth Studios as a quota quickie.

The Second Mate
Directed byJ. Steven Edwards
Produced byH.B. Parkinson
Written byR.F.W. Rees (novel)
J. Steven Edwards
StarringDavid Dunbar
Cecil Barry
Lorna Duveen
Eric Hales
Distributed byPioneer Film Distributors
Release date
Running time
44 minutes[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles


A ship is rescued by the Captain's daughter.


  • David Dunbar as Jack Arkwright
  • Cecil Barry as Captain Bywater
  • Lorna Duveen as Ivy Bywater
  • Eric Hales as Captain Petrie


  1. Chibnall p.258


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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