Huntingtower (film)

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Huntingtower
"Huntingtower" (1927 film).jpeg
Directed by George Pearson
Produced by George Pearson
Written by John Buchan (novel)
Charles E. Whittaker
Starring Harry Lauder
Vera Voronina
Patrick Aherne
Production
company
Welsh, Pearson and Company
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
1928
Running time
7,192 feet[1]
Country United Kingdom
Language Silent film
English intertitles

Huntingtower is a 1928 British silent adventure film, made at Cricklewood Studios. It was directed by George Pearson and starred Harry Lauder, Vera Voronina and Patrick Aherne. It was based on the 1922 novel Huntingtower by John Buchan. The film was fairly successful on its release.[2]

Plot[edit]

The film is "(a) tale of chivalry in modern times, involving a Glasgow grocer and a Russian princess imprisoned in a deserted castle" according to the British Film Institute.[3][4]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The castle scenes were shot at Bamburgh Castle.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Low p.385
  2. ^ Low p.163
  3. ^ "Huntingtower (1928)". BFI Film & TV Database.
  4. ^ "Huntingtower (1928)". British Film Institute Collections.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Low, Rachel. The History of British Film: Volume IV, 1918–1929. Routledge, 1997.

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