Mumsie

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Mumsie
Directed by Herbert Wilcox
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Written by Edward Knoblock (play)
Starring Pauline Frederick
Nelson Keys
Herbert Marshall
Frank Stanmore
Cinematography Bernard Knowles
Production
company
Distributed by Woolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
September 1927
Running time
6,858 feet[1]
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Mumsie is a 1927 British silent drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Pauline Frederick, Nelson Keys and Herbert Marshall.[2] It was adapted from a play by Edward Knoblock about a favourite son of a family who proves to be a coward when war breaks out. Pauline Frederick's last silent film.[3] Mumsie is a lost film.[4] It was made at Twickenham Studios.

The film was a major success and helped Herbert Marshall establish himself in Hollywood soon afterwards.[5]

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Low p.415
  2. ^ "Mumsie (1927) | BFI". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 2016-12-14. 
  3. ^ Low p.177
  4. ^ ""Mumsie"". Stanford.edu. Retrieved 2016-12-14. 
  5. ^ Low p.278

Bibliography[edit]

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

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