The Burgomaster of Stilemonde

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The Burgomaster of Stilemonde
Directed by George Banfield
Written by Maurice Maeterlinck (play)
Starring John Martin Harvey
Fern Andra
Robert Andrews
John F. Hamilton
Distributed by Woolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
Trade Show: January 1929[1]
General: 20 May 1929
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Budget £20,000[2]

The Burgomaster of Stilemonde is a 1929 British silent drama film directed by George Banfield and starring John Martin Harvey, Fern Andra and Robert Andrews. It was made at Walthamstow Studios and on location in Belgium. It was based on the 1918 play Le Bourgmestre de Stilmonde by Maurice Maeterlinck. Like the play, it portrays German atrocities during the First World War occupation of Belgium. It was well received by critics.[3]



  1. ^ Low (1971), p. 343.
  2. ^ Low (1971), p. 278.
  3. ^ Low (1971), p. 197.


  • Low, Rachael (1971). History of the British Film, 1918–1929. George Allen & Unwin. 

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