The Black Tulip (1937 film)

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The Black Tulip
Directed by Alex Bryce
Produced by John Findlay
Based on The Black Tulip 
by Alexandre Dumas
Starring Patrick Waddington
Ann Soreen
Campbell Gullan
Music by Colin Wark
Cinematography Stanley Grant
Distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox
Release dates
  • February 1937 (1937-02)
Running time
57 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Black Tulip is a 1937 British, black-and-white historical drama film directed by Alex Bryce and starring Ronald Shiner as Hendrik, Patrick Waddington, Ann Soreen, Campbell Gullan and Bernard Lee.[1] The film is based on the novel The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas. It was produced by Fox-British Pictures at Wembley Studios as a quota quickie.


In the Dutch Republic in 1672, a wealthy man Cornelius Van Baerle devotes his life to growing tulips unaware of his family's close involvement with political intrigue.



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