The Ever Open Door

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The Ever Open Door
Directed by Fred Goodwins
Written by George R. Sims (play)
William J. Elliott
Starring Hayford Hobbs
Daphne Glenne
Margaret Hope
Ralph Forster
Distributed by Ideal Film Company
Release date
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Ever Open Door is a 1920 British silent drama film directed by Fred Goodwins and starring Hayford Hobbs, Daphne Glenne and Margaret Hope.[1] It was based on the play The Ever Open Door by George R. Sims, a leading Victorian writer of stage melodramas. It was one of a number of Sim's plays to be adapted for cinema during the Silent era.[2]



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  • Richards, Jeffrey (ed.). The Unknown 1930s: An Alternative History of the British Cinema, 1929- 1939. I.B. Tauris & Co, 1998.


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