The Labour Leader
|The Labour Leader|
|Directed by||Thomas Bentley|
|Written by||Kenelm Foss|
|Distributed by||International Exclusives|
The Labour Leader is a 1917 British silent drama film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Fred Groves, Fay Compton and Owen Nares. After his friend impregnates a laundress, a socialist marries her while navigating his own rise to become a Labour Party Member of Parliament. The film was based on an original screenplay by Kenelm Foss.
- Fred Groves as John Webster
- Fay Compton as Diana Hazlitt
- Owen Nares as Gilbert Hazlitt
- Christine Silver as Nell Slade
- Lauri de Frece as Bert Slade
- Frederick Volpe as Sir George Hazlitt
- Low p.70
- Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1914-1918. Routledge, 2005.
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