Autumn Crocus (film)

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Autumn Crocus
Directed by Basil Dean
Produced by Basil Dean
Written by Dodie Smith (play)
Dorothy Farnum
Basil Dean
Starring Ivor Novello
Fay Compton
Muriel Aked
Esme Church
Music by Ernest Irving
Cinematography Robert Martin
Edited by Walter S. Stern
Distributed by Associated British
Release dates February 1934
Running time 86 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Autumn Crocus is a 1934 British romance film directed by Basil Dean and starring Ivor Novello, Fay Compton and Muriel Aked.[1] A teacher falls in love with the married owner of the guest house in which she is staying during a holiday to Austria. It was based on the play Autumn Crocus by Dodie Smith. The film was made at Ealing Studios, with art direction by Edward Carrick. It was the final film appearance of its star, Ivor Novello.




  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Perry, George. Forever Ealing. Pavilion Books, 1994.

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