Daddy (1917 film)

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Directed by Thomas Bentley
Written by Kenelm Foss
Reuben Gillmer
H. Hurlock
Starring Langhorn Burton
Peggy Kurton
William Lugg
Distributed by International Exclusives
Release date
July 1917
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Daddy is a 1917 British silent drama film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Langhorn Burton, Peggy Kurton and William Lugg. After his musician dies his young son goes to live with a violin manufacturer falling in his love with his daughter as he grows up.


  • Langhorn Burton as John Melsher
  • Peggy Kurton as Elsie Vernon
  • William Lugg as Andrew Vernon
  • M.R. Morand as John Melsher
  • Charles Macdona as Farmer Bruff
  • Eric Barker as John, as a child
  • Audrey Hughes as Elsie, as a child


  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1914-1918. Routledge, 2005.

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