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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
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]



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


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

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