The Woman in White (1929 film)

The Woman in White is a 1929 British silent mystery film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Blanche Sweet, Haddon Mason and Cecil Humphreys.[2] The film was made at Cricklewood Studios in London. It is based on the novel The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins.

The Woman in White
Directed byHerbert Wilcox
Produced byHerbert Wilcox
Written byWilkie Collins (novel)
Robert Cullen
Herbert Wilcox
StarringBlanche Sweet
Haddon Mason
Cecil Humphreys
Louise Prussing
CinematographyDavid Kesson
Edited byHarry Chandlee
Distributed byWoolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
January 1929 (UK)
24 May 1929 (US)
Running time
67 minutes[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles

Several silent versions were made, one in 1912 and one by Fox in 1917 as Tangled Lives. Another 1917 silent version was filmed by Thanhouser and starred Florence La Badie. It survives in the Library of Congress. It was also remade in 1948.

The film's art direction was by Clifford Pember.



  1. Low p.481
  2. The Woman in White, British Film Institute


  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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