Quinneys (1927 film)

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Directed by Maurice Elvey
Produced by Gareth Gundrey
Written by Horace Annesley Vachell (play)
John Longden
Starring John Longden
Alma Taylor
Henry Vibart
Cyril McLaglen
Editing by Basil Emmott
Percy Strong
Studio Gaumont British Picture Corporation
Distributed by Gaumont British Distributors
Release dates December 1927
Running time 8,600 feet[1]
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Quinneys is a 1927 British romance film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring John Longden, Alma Taylor and Henry Vibart.[2] It is an adaptation of the play Quinneys by Horace Annesley Vachell. David Lean worked on the film as a camera assistant.[3] A British furniture salesman buys some chairs from an American dealer, only to discover that they are fakes. It was made by Gaumont British at their Lime Grove Studios.



  1. ^ Low p.433
  2. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/47568
  3. ^ Philips p.17


  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.
  • Philips, Gene D. Beyond the Epic: The Life & Films of David Lean. University Press of Kentucky, 2006.

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