Sweeney Todd (1928 film)

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Sweeney Todd
Directed by Walter West
Produced by Harry Rowson
Written by George Dibdin-Pitt (play)
Starring Moore Marriott
Iris Darbyshire
Judd Green
Charles Ashton
QTS Productions
Distributed by Ideal Films
Release date
September 1928
Running time
6,200 feet[1]
Country United Kingdom
Language Silent
English intertitles

Sweeney Todd is a 1928 British silent crime film directed by Walter West and starring Moore Marriott, Judd Green and Iris Darbyshire. It was adapted from a play by George Dibdin-Pitt based on the legend of Sweeney Todd.[2] It was made at Islington Studios.



  1. ^ Low p.460
  2. ^ "Sweeney Todd (1928)". bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 18 November 2010. 


  • Low, Rachel. The History of British Film: Volume IV, 1918–1929. Routledge, 1997.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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