The Woman in White (1929 film)
|The Woman in White|
|Directed by||Herbert Wilcox|
|Produced by||Herbert Wilcox|
|Written by||Wilkie Collins (novel)
|Edited by||Harry Chandlee|
|British & Dominions Film Corporation|
|Distributed by||Woolf & Freedman Film Service|
|Release date(s)||January 1929 (UK)
24 May 1929 (US)
|Running time||6,702 feet|
The Woman in White is a 1929 British silent mystery film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Blanche Sweet, Haddon Mason and Cecil Humphreys. The film was made at Cricklewood Studios in London. It is based on the novel The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins.
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.
- Blanche Sweet - Laura Fairlie / Anne
- Haddon Mason - Walter Hartwright
- Cecil Humphreys - Sir Percival Glyde
- Louise Prussing - Marion Halcombe
- Frank Perfitt - Count Fosco
- Minna Grey - Countess Fosco
- Low p.481
- 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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