List of British films before 1920

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

List of British films from 1888 to 1919:

1888–1913[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1888
Roundhay Garden Scene Louis Le Prince Adolphe Le Prince, Sarah Whitley, Joseph Whitley Live action The world's earliest surviving film
1889
Leisurely Pedestrians, Open Topped Buses and Hansom Cabs with Trotting Horses William Friese-Greene Live action
1890
London's Trafalgar Square Wordsworth Donisthorpe Live action 10 frames only, believed never shown publicly
1895
The Clown Barber James Williamson Comedy
The Derby Birt Acres Documentary A silent film of that year's Derby
Opening of the Kiel Canal Birt Acres Documentary
The Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race Birt Acres Documentary A silent film of that year's race
Rough Sea at Dover Birt Acres
Robert W. Paul
Documentary
1896
Breakers
A Sea Cave Near Lisbon R.W. Paul Documentary
Rocky Shore
A Soldier's Courtship R.W. Paul Drama
Barnet Horse Fair Robert W. Paul Documentary
The Boxing Kangaroo Birt Acres Documentary
Boxing Match; or, Glove Contest Birt Acres Documentary
1897
The Miller and the Sweep G.A. Smith
Women Fetching Water from the Nile R.W. Paul
Weary Willie G.A. Smith
Tipsy-Topsy-Turvy G.A. Smith
The Sign Writer
Nursing the Baby
Making Sausages
The Maid in the Garden
The Haunted Castle
Hanging Out the Clothes
Gymnastics - Indian Club Performer
Comic Shaving
Comic Face aka Man Drinking (UK)
Children Paddling at the Seaside
The X-Rays
1898
Come, Along Do!
Waves and Spray
The Runaway Knock
A Practical Joke
The Policeman, the Cook and the Copper
Photographing a Ghost
The Miller and the Sweep
The Mesmerist
The Lady Barber
Faust and Mephistopheles Horror
The Corsican Brothers
Cinderella
Animated Clown Portrait
Ally Sloper
1899
Major Wilson's Last Stand War Studio: Levi, Jones & Company. Based on the historical events of the Shangani Patrol (1893)
The Visit of Santa Claus
The Legacy
The Kiss in the Tunnel George Albert Smith
A Good Joke
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
The Haunted Curiosity Shop Walter R. Booth Horror
The Miser's Doom Walter R. Booth Horror
1900
As Seen Through a Telescope George Albert Smith Short
The Beggar's Deceit Cecil Hepworth
Explosion of a Motor Car Cecil Hepworth
Grandma's Reading Glass George Albert Smith none Drama One minute film
A Railway Collision Walter R. Booth none Drama 22 secs film
1901
Scrooge; or, Marley's Ghost Walter R. Booth none Short 11 minutes long (5 minutes surviving)
The Death of Poor Joe George Albert Smith
1903
A Daring Daylight Burglary Frank Mottershaw
Alice in Wonderland Cecil Hepworth May Clark 8 minutes long
Desperate Poaching Affray William Haggar Will Haggar Jr. Chase 3 minutes long
Mary Jane's Mishap George Albert Smith
Sick Kitten George Albert Smith
1905
Baby's Toilet Cecil Hepworth Documentary 3 minutes long
Rescued by Rover Cecil Hepworth Mabel Clark, Sebastian Smith Drama 6 minutes long
1906
Flying the Foam and Some Fancy Diving James Williamson James Williamson short comedy
The '?' Motorist Walter R. Booth short comedy
1907
Ben Hur Sidney Olcott Herman Rottger, William S. Hart Historical 15 minutes long
The Sleigh Belle Sidney Olcott
1908
A Visit to the Seaside George Albert Smith
1909
The Airship Destroyer Walter R. Booth Science fiction
1910
The Blue Bird Unknown Pauline Gilmer, Olive Walter Comedy
1911
Aerial Anarchists Walter Booth Science fiction
A Primitive Man's Career to Civilization Cherry Kearton Drama
Princess Clementina William G.B. Barker H.B. Irving, Alice Young, Dorothea Baird Adventure
1912
Oliver Twist Thomas Bentley Alma Taylor, Harry Royston Drama
With Our King and Queen Through India Documentary
1913
Adrift on Life's Tide Warwick Buckland Alma Taylor, Flora Morris, Harry Royston Drama
David Copperfield Thomas Bentley Reginald Sheffield, Alma Taylor Drama
David Garrick Leedham Bantock Seymour Hicks, Ellaline Terriss, William Lugg Historical
East Lynne Bert Haldane Blanche Forsythe, Fred Paul, Fred Morgan Drama
The Forsaken Warwick Buckland Flora Morris, Harry Royston Crime
Greater Love Hath No Man Alexander Butler Blanche Forsythe, Fred Paul Drama
Hamlet Hay Plumb Johnston Forbes-Robertson, Gertrude Elliot Drama
The Harper Mystery Laurence Trimble Florence Turner, Frank Tennant Drama
The House of Temperley Harold M. Shaw Charles Maude, Ben Webster Drama
In the Hands of London Crooks Alexander Butler Thomas H. MacDonald, Blanche Forsythe, Fred Paul Crime
Ivanhoe Leedham Bantock Lauderdale Maitland, Hubert Carter Historical
Kissing Cup Jack Hulcup Harry Gilbey, Chrissie White, Cecil Mannering Sports
Maria Marten, or the Mystery of the Red Barn Maurice Elvey Elizabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Drama
A Message from Mars J. Wallett Waller Charles Hawtrey, E. Holman Clark Sci-fi
A Midnight Adventure Frank Wilson Alma Taylor, Jack Raymond, Harry Royston Drama
One Fair Daughter Warwick Buckland Alice De Winton, Chrissie White, Jamie Darling Drama
Popsy Wopsy Maurice Elvey Fred Groves [1]
Scrooge Leedham Bantock Seymour Hicks, William Lugg Drama
A Throw of the Dice Frank Wilson Alice De Winton, Harry Royston, Stewart Rome Drama
The Vicar of Wakefield Frank Wilson Chrissie White, Violet Hopson, Harry Royston Drama

1914[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Beauty and the Barge Harold M. Shaw Cyril Maude, Lillian Logan, Gregory Scott, Mary Brough Comedy
The Black Spot George Loane Tucker Jane Gail, Gerald Ames Crime
The Bosun's Mate Harold M. Shaw Mary Brough, Charles Rock
Wyndham Guise
Comedy
The Brass Bottle Sidney Morgan Doris Lytton, E. Holman Clark, Mary Brough Fantasy
By Whose Hand? Warwick Buckland Alma Taylor, Lionelle Howard, Stewart Rome Crime
Called Back George Loane Tucker Henry Ainley, Jane Gail, Charles Rock Crime
The Chimes Thomas Bentley Stewart Rome, Violet Hopson, Warwick Buckland Drama
A Christmas Carol Harold M. Shaw George Bellamy, Charles Rock, Edna Flugrath Drama
Creatures of Clay Frank Wilson Alice De Winton, Stewart Rome, Jack Raymond Crime
The Cry of the Captive Frank Wilson Stewart Rome, Violet Hopson, James Lindsay Drama
The Cup Final Mystery Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves, Joan Morgan Sports
The Difficult Way George Loane Tucker Jane Gail, Gerald Ames, Langhorn Burton Drama
England Expects George Loane Tucker Jane Gail, Charles Rock, George Bellamy Drama
England's Menace Harold M. Shaw Edna Flugrath, Gerald Ames War drama
Enoch Arden Percy Nash Gerald Lawrence, Fay Davis, Ben Webster Drama
Eugene Aram Edwin J. Collins Jack Leigh, Lionel d'Aragon Historical
For Her People Laurence Trimble Florence Turner, Rex Davis Drama
The Girl Who Lived in Straight Street Warwick Buckland Stewart Rome, Alma Taylor, Chrissie White Drama
The Harbour Lights Percy Nash Gerald Lawrence, Mercy Hatton, Daisy Cordell Drama
The Heart of Midlothian Frank Wilson Flora Morris, Violet Hopson, Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome Historical
Justice Frank Wilson Alec Worcester, Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome Crime
The King's Minister Harold M. Shaw Edna Flugrath, Langhorn Burton, Gerald Ames Thriller
The King's Romance Ernest G. Batley Fred Morgan, Henry Victor Adventure
Her Luck in London Maurice Elvey A.V. Bramble, Fred Groves Drama
The Idol of Paris Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Drama
In the Days of Trafalgar Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves, A.V. Bramble Historical
In the Ranks Percy Nash Gregory Scott, Daisy Cordell, James Lindsay Crime
In the Shadow of Big Ben Frank Wilson Tom Powers, Alma Taylor, Jack Raymond Thriller
The Incomparable Bellairs Harold M. Shaw Edna Flugrath, Gregory Scott, Mercy Hatton Drama
Lawyer Quince Harold M. Shaw Charles Rock, Lillian Logan, Mary Brough Comedy
Liberty Hall Harold M. Shaw Ben Webster, Edna Flugrath, O.B. Clarence Comedy
The Life of Shakespeare Frank R. Growcott, J.B. McDowell Albert Ward, George Foley Biopic
Lights of London Bert Haldane Arthur Chesney, Fred Paul Drama
Little Lord Fauntleroy F. Martin Thornton Harry Agar Lyons, Jack Denton Drama
The Loss of the Birkenhead Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Historical
The Lure of London Bert Haldane Ivy Close, M. Gray Murray Drama
The Midnight Wedding Ernest G. Batley George Foley, Ethyle Batley Drama
The Murdoch Trial Laurence Trimble Florence Turner, Frank Tennant Drama
The Old Curiosity Shop Thomas Bentley Warwick Buckland, Alma Taylor Drama
Old St. Paul's Wilfred Noy Lionelle Howard, Cyril Smith Historical
On His Majesty's Service George Loane Tucker Jane Gail, Douglas Munro, Gerald Ames Thriller
The Ring and the Rajah Harold M. Shaw Edna Flugrath, Edward O'Neill Crime
She Stoops to Conquer George Loane Tucker Henry Ainley, Jane Gail Comedy Based on the play by Oliver Goldsmith
The Shepherd Lassie of Argyle Laurence Trimble Florence Turner, Rex Davis Drama
Shopgirls Laurence Trimble Florence Turner, Hector Dion Drama
The Stress of Circumstance Warwick Buckland Stewart Rome, Violet Hopson, Lionelle Howard Crime
A Study in Scarlet George Pearson James Bragington, Fred Paul Drama First film to feature Sherlock Holmes
The Suicide Club Maurice Elvey Montagu Love, Elisabeth Risdon Drama
The Third String George Loane Tucker Jane Gail, Frank Stanmore, George Bellamy, Judd Green Sports
Through the Valley of Shadows Laurence Trimble Florence Turner, James Lindsay Drama
Trilby Harold M. Shaw Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Viva Birkett, Charles Rock Drama
The Whirr of the Spinning Wheel Frank Wilson Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome, Alice De Winton Romance
The World, the Flesh and the Devil F. Martin Thornton Jack Denton, Mercy Hatton Drama

1915[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Alone in London Laurence Trimble Florence Turner, Henry Edwards Drama
As Ye Repent Laurence Trimble Florence Turner, Tom Powers Drama
The Baby on the Barge Cecil Hepworth Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome Drama
Barnaby Rudge Thomas Bentley Tom Powers, Stewart Rome Drama Based on Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens
Be Sure Your Sins Cecil M. Hepworth Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome, Violet Hopson Drama
The Bottle Cecil M. Hepworth Albert Chevalier, Stewart Rome, Alma Taylor Drama
Brother Officers Harold M. Shaw Henry Ainley, Gerald Ames War drama
The Christian George Loane Tucker Derwent Hall Caine, Elisabeth Risdon Drama Adaptation of the novel and play by Hall Caine
Charity Ann Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Drama
A Cinema Girl's Romance George Pearson Fred Paul, Alice De Winton Drama
The Coal King Percy Nash Daisy Cordell, Gregory Scott Drama
The Derby Winner Harold M. Shaw Edna Flugrath, Gerald Ames, Mary Dibley Sports
Far from the Madding Crowd Laurence Trimble Florence Turner, Henry Edwards, Malcolm Cherry Drama
Fight for the Dardanelles Percy F. Smith World War I documentary
Fine Feathers Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Drama
The Firm of Girdlestone Harold M. Shaw Edna Flugrath, Fred Groves, Charles Rock Drama
Five Nights Bert Haldane Eve Balfour, Thomas H. MacDonald, Tom Coventry Romance
Florence Nightingale Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Biopic
Flying from Justice Percy Nash Gregory Scott, Douglas Payne, Joan Ritz Crime
From Shopgirl to Duchess Maurice Elvey A.V. Bramble, Pauline Peters Drama
The Golden Pavement Cecil M. Hepworth Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome, Lionelle Howard Drama
The Great Adventure Laurence Trimble Henry Ainley, Esme Hubbard Comedy
Hard Times Thomas Bentley Bransby Williams, Leon M. Lion Drama
The Heart of a Child Harold M. Shaw Edna Flugrath, Hayford Hobbs, Mary Dibley Drama
The Heart of Sister Ann Harold M. Shaw Edna Flugrath, Hayford Hobbs Drama
Her Boy Frank Wilson Stewart Rome, Violet Hopson, Lionelle Howard Drama
Her Nameless Child Maurice Elvey A.V. Bramble, Fred Groves Drama
Home Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Drama
Honeymoon for Three Maurice Elvey Charles Hawtrey, Elisabeth Risdon Comedy
Infelice Fred Paul Peggy Hyland, Bertram Burleigh Drama
Iron Justice Sidney Morgan Sydney Fairbrother, Julian Royce, Alfred Drayton Crime
Jack Tar Bert Haldane Eve Balfour, Thomas H. MacDonald, Harry Royston War
Jane Shore Bert Haldane, F. Martin Thornton Blanche Forsythe, Roy Travers Historical
John Halifax, Gentleman George Pearson Fred Paul, Peggy Hyland Drama
The King's Outcast Ralph Dewsbury Gerald Ames, Charles Rock Drama
A Lancashire Lass Frank Wilson Stewart Rome, Alma Taylor, Tom Powers Crime
The Little Minister Percy Nash Joan Ritz, Gregory Scott, Henry Vibart Romance
Lost and Won Laurence Trimble Florence Turner, Henry Edwards Drama
Love in a Wood Maurice Elvey Gerald Ames, Vera Cuningham Comedy
The Man in the Attic Ralph Dewsbury Charles Rock, Philip Hewland Crime
A Man of His Word George Loane Tucker Henry Ainley, Mary Dibley, Gerald Ames Drama
The Man Who Stayed at Home Cecil M. Hepworth Dennis Eadie, Violet Hopson, Alma Taylor Thriller
The Man with the Scar Frank Wilson Stewart Rome, Chrissie White, Lionelle Howard Crime
Married for Money Léon Bary Gregory Scott, Daisy Cordell Crime drama
Master and Man Percy Nash Gregory Scott, Joan Ritz, Daisy Cordell Drama
The Middleman George Loane Tucker Albert Chevalier, Jane Gail, Gerald Ames Adventure
Midshipman Easy Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Adventure
Mr. Lyndon at Liberty Harold M. Shaw Edna Flugrath, Fred Groves, Charles Rock Thriller
My Old Dutch Laurence Trimble Albert Chevalier, Florence Turner, Henry Edwards Drama
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab Harold Weston Milton Rosmer, A.V. Bramble Crime
The Nightbirds of London Frank Wilson Chrissie White, Violet Hopson, Stewart Rome Crime
1914 George Loane Tucker Jane Gail, Hayford Hobbs, Gerald Ames War
The Prisoner of Zenda George Loane Tucker Henry Ainley, Jane Gail Adventure
The Rogues of London Bert Haldane Blanche Forsythe, Fred Paul, Maud Yates Thriller
A Rogue's Wife Percy Nash Gregory Scott, Daisy Cordell, Joan Ritz Crime
Royal Love Percy Nash Joan Ritz, Eve Balfour, Gregory Scott Adventure
Rupert of Hentzau George Loane Tucker Henry Ainley, Jane Gail Adventure
The Shulamite George Loane Tucker Norman McKinnel, Manora Thew, Gerald Ames Drama
The Sons of Satan George Loane Tucker Gerald Ames, Hayford Hobbs Crime
Sweet Lavender Cecil M. Hepworth Henry Ainley, Chrissie White, Alma Taylor Romance
The Third Generation Harold M. Shaw Edna Flugrath, Charles Rock, Mary Dibley Drama
Tommy Atkins Bert Haldane Blanche Forsythe, Roy Travers War
The Traitor Cecil M. Hepworth Stewart Rome, Tom Powers, Alma Taylor War
The Two Roads Harold M. Shaw Edna Flugrath, Ben Webster Crime
Under the Red Robe Wilfred Noy Owen Roughwood, Dorothy Drake Historical
A Welsh Singer Henry Edwards Campbell Gullan, Florence Turner Drama
The White Hope Frank Wilson Stewart Rome, Violet Hopson, Lionelle Howard Sports
The White Star Bertram Phillips Queenie Thomas, Arthur Walcott Drama
A Will of Her Own Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Drama
The Woman Who Did Walter West Eve Balfour, Thomas H. MacDonald, George Foley drama
The World's Desire Sidney Morgan Lilian Braithwaite, Fred Groves, A.V. Bramble Drama

1916[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Altar Chains Bannister Merwin Heather Thatcher, Philip Hewland, Edward O'Neill Crime
Annie Laurie Cecil Hepworth Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome Romance
The Answer Walter West Muriel Martin-Harvey, George Foley Drama
Arsène Lupin George Loane Tucker Gerald Ames, Manora Thew, Kenelm Foss Crime
The Battle of the Somme Geoffrey Malins
John McDowell
First World War Documentary/Propaganda
Beau Brocade Thomas Bentley Mercy Hatton, Charles Rock Adventure/Drama Based on a novel by Baroness Orczy
The Broken Melody Cavendish Morton John Martin Harvey, Hilda Moore, Manora Thew Romance
A Bunch of Violets Frank Wilson Chrissie White, Gerald Lawrence, Violet Hopson Drama
The Chance of a Lifetime Bertram Phillips Queenie Thomas, Harry Agar Lyons Sports
The Charlatan Sidney Morgan Eille Norwood, Violet Graham Drama
Comin' Thro' the Rye Cecil M. Hepworth Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome, Marguerite Blanche Drama
Cynthia in the Wilderness Harold Weston Eve Balfour, Ben Webster, Milton Rosmer Drama
Diana and Destiny F. Martin Thornton Evelyn Boucher, Wyndham Guise, Roy Travers Drama
Disraeli Charles Calvert
Percy Nash
Dennis Eadie, Mary Jerrold Biopic Based on a play by Louis N. Parker
Doorsteps Henry Edwards Florence Turner, Campbell Gullan Drama
Driven Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Drama
Dr. Wake's Patient Fred Paul Phyllis Dare, James Lindsay, Mary Rorke Romance
East Is East Henry Edwards Florence Turner, Henry Edwards Drama
Esther Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves, Charles Rock Historical
Eve's Daughter L.C. MacBean Eve Balfour, Agnes de Winton Drama
A Fair Impostor Alexander Butler Madge Titheradge, Charles Rock Drama
A Fallen Star Cecil M. Hepworth Albert Chevalier, Janet Alexander Drama
Fatal Fingers A.V. Bramble, Eliot Stannard George Bellamy, Mary Merrall Crime
The Game of Liberty George Loane Tucker Gerald Ames, Douglas Munro, Laura Cowie Comedy
The Girl Who Didn't Care Fred W. Durrant Mercy Hatton, Tom Coventry Drama
The Girl Who Loves a Soldier Alexander Butler Vesta Tilley, James Lindsay War
The Grand Babylon Hotel Frank Wilson Fred Wright, Marguerite Blanche Thriller
The Greater Need Ralph Dewsbury Milton Rosmer, Gerald Ames, Amy Brandon Thomas Drama
The Green Orchard Harold Weston Gregory Scott, Dora Barton Drama
Grim Justice Laurence Trimble Florence Turner, Henry Edwards, Moore Marriott Drama
The Hard Way Walter West Muriel Martin-Harvey, Joseph Tozer Crime
Her Greatest Performance Fred Paul Edith Craig, Ellen Terry Crime
His Daughter's Dilemma Ralph Dewsbury Ben Webster, Manora Thew, Philip Hewland drama
Honour in Pawn Harold Weston Manora Thew, Julian Royce, George Bellamy Crime
The House of Fortescue Frank Wilson Violet Hopson, Lionelle Howard, Stewart Rome Drama
The Hypocrites George Loane Tucker Elisabeth Risdon, Charles Rock, Cyril Raymond Drama
Iris Cecil M. Hepworth Henry Ainley, Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome Romance
It's Always the Woman Wilfred Noy Hayden Coffin, Daisy Burrell Drama
Just a Girl Alexander Butler Daisy Burrell, Owen Nares, Minna Grey Romance Based on a novel by Charles Garvice
Kent, the Fighting Man A.E. Coleby Billy Wells, Hetty Payne Sport
The King's Daughter Maurice Elvey Gerald Ames, Janet Ross Historical
Lady Windermere's Fan Fred Paul Milton Rosmer, Nigel Playfair, Arthur Wontner Comedy
The Lifeguardsman Frank G. Bayley Frederick Kerr, A.E. Matthews, Leslie Henson Adventure
The Little Damozel Wilfred Noy J. Hastings Batson, Roy Byford Drama
The Lyons Mail Fred Paul Harry Irving, Nancy Price Drama Based on the play The Courier of Lyons by Charles Reade
The Man Who Bought London F. Martin Thornton Evelyn Boucher, Roy Travers, Reginald Fox Crime
The Man Without a Soul George Loane Tucker Milton Rosmer, Charles Rock, Barbara Everest Drama
The Manxman George Loane Tucker Henry Ainley, Adeline Hayden Coffin, Will Corrie Drama
The Marriage of William Ashe Cecil M. Hepworth Henry Ainley, Alma Taylor Drama [2]
Me and Me Moke Harold M. Shaw Edna Flugrath, Gerald Ames, Hubert Willis Comedy
Meg the Lady Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Crime
The Merchant of Venice Walter West Hutin Britton, Matheson Lang Drama
Milestones Thomas Bentley Isobel Elsom, Owen Nares Drama
Molly Bawn Cecil M. Hepworth Violet Hopson, Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome Drama
Mother Love Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Drama
The Mother of Dartmoor George Loane Tucker Elisabeth Risdon, Bertram Burleigh, George Bellamy Drama
The New Clown Fred Paul Manora Thew, Tom Coventry Comedy
On the Banks of Allan Water Wilfred Noy Basil Gill, Violet Graham Drama
Partners at Last Ralph Dewsbury Amy Brandon Thomas, Charles Rock, Chappell Dossett Crime
The Picture of Dorian Gray Fred W. Durrant Henry Victor, Dorothy Fane (actress)
A Place in the Sun Laurence Trimble Reginald Owen, Marguerite Blanche Drama
The Real Thing at Last L.C. MacBean Edmund Gwenn, Nelson Keys, Godfrey Tearle Comedy
Sally Bishop George Pearson Marjorie Villis, Peggy Hyland Romance
Sally in Our Alley Laurence Trimble Hilda Trevelyan, Reginald Owen Romance [3]
The Second Mrs Tanqueray Fred Paul Hilda Moore, George Alexander, James Lindsay Drama
She Will Barker Alice Delysia, Henry Victor Adventure
Sir James Mortimer's Wager Leslie Seldon-Truss Godfrey Tearle, Peggy Hyland Romance [4]
A Soldier and a Man David Aylott Minna Grey, A.V. Bramble War drama
Sowing the Wind Cecil Hepworth Henry Ainley, Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome Romance
Still Waters Run Deep Fred Paul Lady Tree, Milton Rosmer, Rutland Barrington Crime
Tom Brown's Schooldays Rex Wilson Joyce Templeton, Jack Coleman Drama
Trapped by the London Sharks L.C. MacBean Humberston Wright, Blanche Forsythe, Bertram Burleigh Drama
Trelawny of the Wells Cecil Hepworth Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome, Violet Hopson Romance
Ultus and the Grey Lady George Pearson Frank Dane, Mary Dibley Crime drama [5]
Ultus and the Secret of the Night George Pearson Lionel d'Aragon, Frank Dane, Mary Dibley Crime
The Valley of Fear Alexander Butler H. A. Saintsbury, Arthur Cullin, Daisy Burrell, Booth Conway Detective drama Sherlock Holmes mystery based on a story by Conan Doyle
The Vicar of Wakefield Fred Paul Ben Webster, Laura Cowie Historical
Vice Versa Maurice Elvey Charles Rock, Douglas Munro Fantasy
A Welsh Singer Henry Edwards Henry Edwards, Florence Turner Drama
When Knights Were Bold Maurice Elvey Gerald Ames, Marjorie Day Comedy
Whoso Is Without Sin Fred Paul Hilda Moore, Milton Rosmer, Flora Morris, Ronald Squire Drama

1917[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The American Heiress Cecil M. Hepworth Alma Taylor, Violet Hopson, Stewart Rome Crime
Auld Lang Syne Sidney Morgan Violet Graham, Henry Baynton Crime
A Bid for Fortune Sidney Morgan A. Harding Steerman, Violet Graham Crime
The Blindness of Fortune Frank Wilson Chrissie White, Lionelle Howard, Violet Hopson Drama
Broken Threads Henry Edwards Chrissie White, A.V. Bramble Drama
The Cobweb Cecil M. Hepworth Henry Edwards, Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome Thriller
The Cost of a Kiss Adrian Brunel Bertram Wallis, Ethel Griffies Drama
Daddy Thomas Bentley Langhorn Burton, William Lugg Drama
Derelicts Sidney Morgan Violet Graham, Julian Royce Drama
Dombey and Son Maurice Elvey Norman McKinnel, Lilian Braithwaite, Hayford Hobbs Drama
Drink Sidney Morgan Fred Groves, Irene Browne Drama
The Eternal Triangle Frank Wilson Chrissie White, Lionelle Howard, Stewart Rome Romance
Everybody's Business Ralph Dewsbury Norman McKinnel, Gerald du Maurier Drama
Flames Maurice Elvey Margaret Bannerman, Owen Nares Drama
For All Eternity Arthur Rooke, A.E. Coleby Janet Alexander, Malvina Longfellow Crime
A Gamble for Love Frank Wilson Gerald Ames, James Lindsay, Arthur Walcott Sports
The Gay Lord Quex Maurice Elvey Ben Webster, Irene Vanbrugh Comedy
The Grit of a Jew Maurice Elvey Manora Thew, Fred Groves, Marguerite Blanche Drama
The Happy Warrior F. Martin Thornton James Knight, Minna Grey, Leslie Howard Sports
Her Marriage Lines Frank Wilson Chrissie White, Lionelle Howard, Stewart Rome Crime
Holy Orders Arthur Rooke, A.E. Coleby Malvina Longfellow, Maud Yates Romance
The House Opposite Walter West, Frank Wilson Matheson Lang, Violet Hopson Drama
In Another Girl's Shoes Alexander Butler Mabel Love, Ruby Miller, Lionel d'Aragon Romance
Justice Maurice Elvey Gerald du Maurier, Hilda Moore Crime
The Labour Leader Thomas Bentley Fred Groves, Fay Compton Drama
The Laughing Cavalier A. V. Bramble, Eliot Stannard Mercy Hatton, Edward O'Neill, George Bellamy Adventure
Little Women Alexander Butler Daisy Burrell, Minna Grey Drama
The Lost Chord Wilfred Noy Malcolm Keen, Dorothy Bellew Drama
Love's Old Sweet Song F. Martin Thornton Evelyn Boucher, Hayford Hobbs Drama
The Man Behind 'The Times' Frank Wilson Chrissie White, Lionelle Howard, Stewart Rome Drama
Mary Girl Maurice Elvey Norman McKinnel, Margaret Bannerman, Edward O'Neill Drama
Masks and Faces Fred Paul Irene Vanbrugh, Gerald du Maurier Biopic
Merely Mrs. Stubbs Henry Edwards Alma Taylor, Lionelle Howard, Mary Rorke Drama
A Munition Girl's Romance Frank Wilson Violet Hopson, Gregory Scott, George Foley Thriller
My Lady's Dress Alexander Butler Gladys Cooper, Malcolm Cherry Drama
Nearer My God to Thee Cecil M. Hepworth Henry Edwards, Alma Taylor Drama
One Summer's Day Frank G. Bayley Fay Compton, Owen Nares, Sam Livesey Drama
A Pit Boy's Romance Arthur Rooke, A.E. Coleby Jimmy Wilde, Tommy Noble Drama
The Princess of Happy Chance Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Gerald Ames Romance
Profit and the Loss A. V. Bramble, Eliot Stannard James Carew, Randle Ayrton, Saba Raleigh Drama
The Profligate Meyrick Milton Ben Webster, Amy Brandon Thomas, Isabel Jeans Drama
The Ragged Messenger Frank Wilson Violet Hopson, Gerald Ames Drama
Smith Maurice Elvey Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves Romance
The Sorrows of Satan Alexander Butler Gladys Cooper, Owen Nares, Cecil Humphreys Fantasy
Tom Jones Edwin J. Collins Langhorn Burton, Sybil Arundale, Wyndham Guise Historical
Ultus and the Three-Button Mystery George Pearson Manora Thew, Charles Rock Crime
The Village Blacksmith Arthur Rooke, A.E. Coleby Janet Alexander, Arthur Rooke Drama
The Ware Case Walter West Matheson Lang, Violet Hopson, Ivy Close Drama
What Every Woman Knows Fred W. Durrant Hilda Trevelyan, Madge Tree, Maud Yates Comedy
The Woman Who Was Nothing Maurice Elvey Lilian Braithwaite, Madge Titheradge Crime

1918[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Adam Bede Maurice Elvey Bransby Williams, Ivy Close Drama Adapted from the novel by George Eliot
The Admirable Crichton G. B. Samuelson Basil Gill, Mary Dibley, James Lindsay Comedy
Ave Maria Wilfred Noy Roy Travers, Manning Haynes Drama
Because Sidney Morgan Lilian Braithwaite, Ben Webster, Joyce Carey Drama
Betta, the Gipsy Charles Raymond Malvina Longfellow, George Foley Romance
Big Money Harry Lorraine Charles Rock, Edward O'Neill, Lionel d'Aragon Drama
Bonnie Mary A. V. Bramble Arthur Cullin, Jeff Barlow Romance
Boundary House Cecil Hepworth Alma Taylor, Gerald Ames Drama
Consequences Arthur Rooke Gordon Craig, Joyce Templeton Comedy
Deception A.C. Hunter James Knight, Charles Rock, Maud Yates Crime
Democracy Sidney Morgan Bruce Gordon, Queenie Thomas War
The Divine Gift Thomas Bentley Joyce Dearsley, Henrietta Watson Drama
The Elder Miss Blossom Percy Nash Isobel Elsom, Minna Grey, Owen Nares Drama
A Fortune at Stake Walter West Violet Hopson, Gerald Ames, James Lindsay Drama
God and the Man Edwin J. Collins Langhorn Burton, Joyce Carey Drama
God Bless Our Red, White and Blue Rex Wilson Isobel Elsom, Owen Nares Drama
Goodbye Maurice Elvey Margaret Bannerman, Donald Calthrop Drama
The Great Game A.E. Coleby Billy Wells, Judd Green Drama
The Great Impostor F. Martin Thornton Edward O'Neill, Lionel d'Aragon Drama
The Greatest Wish in the World Maurice Elvey Bransby Williams, Mary Odette Romance
The Hanging Judge Henry Edwards Chrissie White, Randle Ayrton Drama
Hindle Wakes Maurice Elvey Colette O'Niel, Hayford Hobbs Drama
Jo the Crossing Sweeper Alexander Butler Dora De Winton, Rolf Leslie Drama
The Key of the World J.L.V. Leigh Heather Thatcher, Lionel d'Aragon Romance
The Kiddies in the Ruins George Pearson Emmy Lynn, Hugh E. Wright War
The Life Story of David Lloyd George Maurice Elvey Norman Page, Alma Reville Biopic
The Man and the Moment Arrigo Bocchi Manora Thew, Hayford Hobbs Drama
The Man Who Won Rex Wilson Isobel Elsom, Owen Nares Romance
Meg o' the Woods Bertram Phillips Queenie Thomas, Alice De Winton Romance
Missing the Tide Walter West Violet Hopson, Gerald Ames, Ivy Close Drama
My Sweetheart Meyrick Milton Randle Ayrton, Bert Wynne, Marguerite Blanche Comedy
Nature's Gentleman F. Martin Thornton James Knight, Madge Stuart Romance
Nelson Maurice Elvey Donald Calthrop, Malvina Longfellow Biopic
Not Negotiable Walter West Julian Royce, Manora Thew Crime
On Leave Alexander Butler Daphne Glenne, George Foley Crime
Once Upon a Time Thomas Bentley Lauri de Frece, Manora Thew Romance
Onward Christian Soldiers Rex Wilson Isobel Elsom, Owen Nares, Minna Grey Romance
The Passing of the Third Floor Back Herbert Brenon Johnston Forbes-Robertson, Molly Pearson Drama
A Peep Behind the Scenes Kenelm Foss, Geoffrey H. Malins Ivy Close, Gerald Ames Drama
Red Pottage Meyrick Milton C. Aubrey Smith, Mary Dibley and Gerald Ames Drama
Rock of Ages Bertram Phillips Queenie Thomas, Leslie George Drama
The Romance of Old Bill George Pearson Charles Rock, Mary Dibley, Lillian Hall-Davis War comedy
A Romany Lass F. Martin Thornton James Knight, Marjorie Villis, Charles Rock Drama
The Secret Woman A. E. Coleby Maud Yates, Janet Alexander, Henry Victor Drama
The Slave Arrigo Bocchi Hayford Hobbs, Charles Vane Drama
The Snare Frank Wilson Violet Hopson, George Foley, James Lindsay Romance
Spinner o' Dreams Wilfred Noy Mary Odette, James Carew, Sam Livesey Drama
The Splendid Coward F. Martin Thornton James Knight, Roy Travers, Winifred Evans Crime
Thelma Arthur Rooke Malvina Longfellow, Maud Yayes Drama
The Ticket-of-Leave Man Bert Haldane Daphne Glenne, George Foley Crime
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor Rex Wilson Isobel Elsom, Owen Nares, James Lindsay Drama
The Top Dog Arrigo Bocchi Kenelm Foss, Mary Odette, Hayford Hobbs Drama
The Touch of a Child Cecil M. Hepworth Alma Taylor, Henry Edwards, Stewart Rome Drama
Towards the Light Henry Edwards Henry Edwards, Chrissie White Drama
A Turf Conspiracy Frank Wilson Violet Hopson, Gerald Ames, Cameron Carr Sports
Victory and Peace Herbert Brenon Matheson Lang, Marie Lohr, James Carew War
The Wages of Sin Arrigo Bocchi Kenelm Foss, Mary Odette, Hayford Hobbs Drama
The Way of an Eagle G.B. Samuelson Isobel Elsom, Alexander Butler, Mary Dibley War drama
What Would a Gentleman Do? Wilfred Noy Queenie Thomas, Dora De Winton Comedy
The Woman Wins Frank Wilson Violet Hopson, Cameron Carr Crime

1919[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1919
12.10 Herbert Brenon Marie Doro, Ben Webster Thriller
After Many Days Sidney Morgan Bruce Gordon, Alice Russon, Irene Browne Drama
All Men Are Liars Sidney Morgan Alice Russon, Bruce Gordon Drama
Angel Esquire W.P. Kellino Aurelio Sidney, Gertrude McCoy Crime
The Artistic Temperament Fred Goodwins Louis Willoughby, Margot Kelly Romance
The Beetle Alexander Butler Maudie Dunham, Fred Morgan Horror
Barnaby Jack Denton Dorothy Fane, Reginald Fox Drama
Bladys of the Stewpony L.C. MacBean Wyndham Guise, Harry Worth Drama
The Bridal Chair G.B. Samuelson Daisy Burrell, Mary Rorke Romance
Broken in the Wars Cecil Hepworth Henry Edwards, Chrissie White, Alma Taylor Drama
Castle of Dreams Wilfred Noy Mary Odette, Fred Groves, Gertrude McCoy Drama
The Chinese Puzzle Fred Goodwins Leon M. Lion, Lilian Braithwaite, Milton Rosmer Crime
City of Beautiful Nonsense Henry Edwards Chrissie White, Henry Edwards Drama
Comradeship Maurice Elvey Gerald Ames, Lily Elsie, Guy Newall Drama
Convict 99 G. B. Samuelson Daisy Burrell, Wyndham Guise Drama
The Cry for Justice Albert G. Frenguelli Amy Brandon Thomas, Mary Glynne Crime
Damaged Goods Alexander Butler Campbell Gullan, Marjorie Day Drama
A Daughter of Eve Walter West Violet Hopson, Stewart Rome Crime
The Disappearance of the Judge Alexander Butler James Lindsay, Joan Lockton Mystery
The Double Life of Mr. Alfred Burton Arthur Rooke Kenelm Foss, Ivy Duke Comedy
Edge o' Beyond Fred W. Durrant Ruby Miller, Owen Nares, Isobel Elsom Drama
The Elusive Pimpernel Maurice Elvey Cecil Humphreys, Teddy Arundell Adventure
Fancy Dress Kenelm Foss Godfrey Tearle, Ivy Duke Comedy
Father O'Flynn Geoffrey Malins Reginald Fox, Tom Coventry Drama
Fettered Arrigo Bocchi Manora Thew, Hayford Hobbs, Fred Morgan Drama
The First Men in the Moon Bruce Gordon
J.L.V. Leigh
Bruce Gordon, Heather Thatcher Sci Fi/Fantasy
The Flag Lieutenant Percy Nash Ivy Close, George Wynn, Dorothy Fane War drama
The Forest on the Hill Cecil Hepworth Alma Taylor, James Carew Crime
The Further Exploits of Sexton Blake Harry Lorraine Douglas Payne, Marjorie Villis Crime
Gamblers All David Aylott Owen Nares, Ruby Miller Crime
The Garden of Resurrection Arthur Rooke Guy Newall, Ivy Duke Drama
The Gentleman Rider Walter West Violet Hopson, Stewart Rome, Gregory Scott Sports
God's Clay Arthur Rooke Janet Alexander, Humberston Wright Drama
God's Good Man Maurice Elvey Basil Gill, Peggy Carlisle Drama
A Great Coup George Dewhurst, Walter West Stewart Rome, Poppy Wyndham Sports
The Greater Love Geoffrey Malins Ena Beaumont, Charles Rock Drama
The Green Terror W.P. Kellino Aurelio Sidney, Heather Thatcher Crime
Heart and Soul A.V. Bramble George Keene, Constance Worth Crime
The Heart of a Rose Jack Denton Henry Victor, Douglas Payne Drama
Her Cross A.V. Bramble Ivy Close, Alice De Winton Drama
Her Heritage Bannister Merwin Jack Buchanan, Phyllis Monkman Crime
His Dearest Possession Henry Edwards Henry Edwards, Chrissie White, John MacAndrews Drama
His Last Defence Geoffrey Wilmer Dennis Neilson-Terry, Mary Glynne, Cyril Raymond Crime
The Homemaker George Dewhurst Manora Thew, Basil Gill, Gwynne Herbert Romance
I Will Kenelm Foss, Hubert Herrick Guy Newall, Ivy Duke Comedy
The Impossible Woman Meyrick Milton Constance Collier, Langhorn Burton, Christine Rayner Comedy
In the Gloaming Edwin J. Collins Violet Hopson, Cameron Carr Drama
The Irresistible Flapper Frank Wilson Violet Hopson, Ivy Close, Gerald Ames Comedy
Keeper of the Door Maurice Elvey Basil Gill, Peggy Carlisle Drama
The Kinsman Henry Edwards James Carew, Henry Edwards Comedy
'The Knave of Hearts' F. Martin Thornton James Knight, Evelyn Boucher Romance
The Lackey and the Lady Thomas Bentley Leslie Howard, A.E. Matthews Drama
The Lads of the Village Harry Lorraine Maudie Dunham, Bernard Dudley Comedy
The Lady Clare Wilfred Noy Mary Odette, Jack Hobbs Drama
The Lamp of Destiny Alexander Butler Daphne Glenne, Judd Green Drama
A Lass o' the Looms Jack Denton Henry Victor, Douglas Payne Drama
The Life of a London Actress Alexander Butler Daphne Glenne, James Lindsay, Daisy Cordell Romance
Linked by Fate Albert Ward Isobel Elsom, Malcolm Cherry Drama
A Little Bit of Fluff Kenelm Foss Ernest Thesiger, Dorothy Minto Comedy
The Man Who Forgot F. Martin Thornton James Knight, Marjorie Villis Drama
The March Hare Frank Miller Godfrey Tearle, Ivy Duke Comedy
A Member of Tattersall's Albert Ward Isobel Elsom, Malcolm Cherry Sports
Midnight Gambols James C. McKay Marie Doro, Godfrey Tearle Drama
Mrs. Thompson Rex Wilson Minna Grey, C.M. Hallard Drama
Mr. Wu Maurice Elvey Matheson Lang, Roy Royston, Lillah McCarthy, Meggie Albanesi Drama
The Nature of the Beast Cecil Hepworth Alma Taylor Gerald Ames, James Carew Drama
Nobody's Child George Edwardes-Hall Jose Collins, Godfrey Tearle Drama
Not Guilty Arrigo Bocchi Kenelm Foss, Charles Vane, Hayford Hobbs Comedy
The Odds Against Her Alexander Butler Milton Rosmer, Edna Dormeuil Drama
Onward Christian Soldiers Rex Wilson Isobel Elsom, Owen Nares Romance
Pallard the Punter J.L.V. Leigh Heather Thatcher, Lionel d'Aragon, Cecil Morton York Sports
Patricia Brent, Spinster Geoffrey Malins Ena Beaumont, Polly Emery Comedy
The Polar Star Arrigo Bocchi Manora Thew, Hayford Hobbs Mystery
Possession Henry Edwards Henry Edwards, Chrissie White Romance
The Power of Right Floyd Martin Thornton James Knight, Evelyn Boucher War
Queen's Evidence James MacKay Godfrey Tearle, Unity More Adventure
Quinneys Rex Wilson Henry Ainley, Isobel Elsom Romance
The Right Element Rex Wilson Campbell Gullan, Miriam Ferris Drama
The Rocks of Valpre Maurice Elvey Basil Gill, Peggy Carlisle Drama
The Romance of Lady Hamilton Bert Haldane Malvina Longfellow, Humberston Wright, Cecil Humphreys Historical
Russia: Land of Tomorrow Maurice Sandground Eve Balfour, A.B. Imeson Drama
The Sands of Time Randle Ayrton Mercy Hatton, Bertram Burleigh Drama
The Secret of the Moor Louis Willoughby Gwen Williams, Philip Hewland Drama
Shackleton's Expedition to the Antarctic Documentary
Sheba Cecil M. Hepworth Alma Taylor, Gerald Ames, James Carew Drama
The Silver Greyhound Bannister Merwin James Knight, Marjorie Villis Crime
The Silver Lining A.E. Coleby Billy Wells, Warwick Ward Sports
The Single Man A.V. Bramble Cecil Mannering, Doris Lytton Drama
A Sinless Sinner James C. McKay Marie Doro, Godfrey Tearle, Sam Livesey Drama
A Smart Set A.V. Bramble Concordia Merrel, Neville Percy Crime
Snow in the Desert Walter West Violet Hopson, Stewart Rome, Poppy Wyndham Drama
The Soul of Guilda Lois Frank Wilson Violet Hopson, Basil Gill, Cameron Carr Drama
Splendid Folly Arrigo Bocchi Manora Thew, Hayford Hobbs Romance
The Starting Point Edwin J. Collins Constance Worth, Evan Thomas Drama
Sunken Rocks Maurice Elvey Alma Taylor, Gerald Ames, James Carew Drama
Sweet and Twenty Sidney Morgan Marguerite Blanche, Langhorn Burton Romance
The Swindler Maurice Elvey Cecil Humphreys, Marjorie Hume Drama
The Thundercloud Alexander Butler James Lindsay, Mary Dibley Crime
The Toilers Tom Watts Manora Thew, George Dewhurst, Ronald Colman Drama
Tower of Strength Randle Ayrton James Knight, Bertram Burleigh Romance
Under Suspicion Walter West Hilda Bayley, Cameron Carr Drama
The Usurper Duncan McRae Gertrude McCoy, Cecil Ward Drama
The Warrior Strain F. Martin Thornton Harry Agar Lyons, Evelyn Boucher War
Westward Ho! Percy Nash Renee Kelly, Charles Quatermaine Historical
When It Was Dark Arrigo Bocchi Manora Thew, Hayford Hobbs Drama
Whosoever Shall Offend Arrigo Bocchi Kenelm Foss, Mary Odette, Hayford Hobbs Crime
Wisp o' the Woods Cecil M. Hepworth, Louis Willoughby Constance Worth, Evan Thomas Romance
Women Who Win Percy Nash Mary Dibley, Mary Forbes Drama

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]