A Romance in Flanders

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A Romance in Flanders
Directed by Maurice Elvey
Produced by Friedrich Deutschmeister
Written by Mario Fort (novel)
Ralph Vanio (novel)
Harold Simpson
Starring Paul Cavanagh
Marcelle Chantal
Garry Marsh
Cinematography Sydney Blythe
William Luff
Franco-London Films
Distributed by British Lion Films
Release dates
  • 1937 (1937)
Running time
73 minutes
Country UK
Language English

A Romance in Flanders is a 1937 British drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Paul Cavanagh, Marcelle Chantal, Olga Lindo and Alastair Sim. It is set during the First World War with the British Expeditionary Force in Flanders. It was also released under the alternative title of Lost on the Western Front.

It was made at the Riverside Studios in Hammersmith by the independent Franco-London Films.[1] Halliwell's Film Guide describes it as "rose-coloured romantic hokum".[2]



  1. ^ Wood p.92
  2. ^ Halliwell p.878


  • Halliwell, Leslie. Halliwell's Film Guide. Scribner, 1989.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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