Widecombe Fair (film)
Widecombe Fair is a 1928 British silent comedy drama film directed by Norman Walker and starring William Freshman, Marguerite Allan, Moore Marriott and Judd Green. The screenplay concerns a farmer who is able to save his farm when he digs up buried treasure. The film's plot was adapted from a novel by Eden Philpotts, loosely based on the popular folk song "Widecombe Fair".
|Directed by||Norman Walker|
|Written by||Eden Philpotts (novel) |
|Starring||William Freshman |
|Edited by||Emile de Ruelle|
|Distributed by||Wardour Films|
- Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.
- Wood, Linda. British Films 1927-1939. BFI, 1986.
- Low p. 479
- "Widecombe Fair (1928)". Retrieved 5 July 2018.