The Ware Case (1928 film)

The Ware Case is a 1928 British silent drama film directed by H. Manning Haynes and starring Stewart Rome, Betty Carter and Ian Fleming.[1] It was an adaptation of the play The Ware Case by George Pleydell Bancroft, previously filmed in 1917, with another version appearing in 1938.

The Ware Case
Directed byH. Manning Haynes
Written byGeorge Pleydell Bancroft (play)
Lydia Hayward
StarringStewart Rome
Betty Carter
Ian Fleming
Cameron Carr
Film Manufacturing Company
The Vitaphone Corp.
Distributed byFirst National (UK)
Warner Bros. (US)
Release date
May 1928
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

First National (through Warner Bros.) distributed the film in the United States.[2]


  • Stewart Rome - Sir Hubert Ware
  • Betty Carter - Lady Magda Ware
  • Ian Fleming - Michael Adye
  • Cameron Carr - Inspector Watkins
  • Cynthia Murtagh - Celia Gurney
  • Patrick Ludlow - Eustace Ede
  • Wellington Briggs - Sir Henry Egerton
  • Patrick Stewart - Marston Gurney
  • Syd Ellery - Tommy Bold
  • John Valentine - Attorney General


  2. Hirschhorn, Clive. The Warner Bros. Story. New York: Crown Publishers. p. 64. ISBN 0-517-53834-2.
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