The Labour Leader

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The Labour Leader
Directed by Thomas Bentley
Written by Kenelm Foss
Starring Fred Groves
Fay Compton
Owen Nares
Distributed by International Exclusives
Release dates
June 1917
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Labour Leader is a 1917 British silent drama film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Fred Groves, Fay Compton and Owen Nares. The film was based on an original screenplay by Kenelm Foss.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

After his friend impregnates a laundress, a socialist marries her while navigating his own rise to become a Labour Party Member of Parliament.



  1. ^ Low p.70


  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1914-1918. Routledge, 2005.

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