The Toilers (1919 film)

The Toilers is a 1919 British romantic drama film starring Ronald Colman as a young man who leaves behind his family and girl in a Cornish fishing village to seek his fortune in London.[2] Two of five reels survive.[3]

The Toilers
Directed byTom Watts
Produced byNeville Bruce
Written byR. C. Sherriff
Eliot Stannard
Based onnovel Toilers of the Sea
by Victor Hugo[1]
StarringManora Thew
George Dewhurst
Gwynne Herbert
Ronald Colman
CinematographyE. G. Egrot
Diamond Super Film Company
Distributed byNeville Bruce, Limited
Release date
  • March 1919 (1919-03) (UK)
  • 27 March 1919 (1919-03-27) (US)
Running time
5 reels[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. "The Toilers". Retrieved 5 December 2014.
  2. "The Toilers (1919)". British Film Institute. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
  3. Frank, Sam (1997). Ronald Colman: A Bio-Bibliography. Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts (No. 74). Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-26433-3. p. 61.

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