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Roses of Picardy (film)

Roses of Picardy
Directed by Maurice Elvey
Produced by Maurice Elvey
M.A. Wetherell
Victor Saville
Written by R.H. Mottram (novel)
Gareth Gundrey
Jack Harris
Fred V. Merrick
Starring Lillian Hall-Davis
John Stuart
Humberston Wright
Jameson Thomas
Distributed by Gaumont British Distributors
Release dates
April 1927
Running time
8,500 feet[1]
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Roses of Picardy is a 1927 British silent war film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Lillian Hall-Davis, John Stuart and Humberston Wright.[2] The title is a reference to the popular First World War song Roses of Picardy. It was based on the novels The Spanish Farm (1924) Sixty-Four, Ninety-Four (1925) by R.H. Mottram. It was made at the Cricklewood Studios in London.



  1. ^ Low p.440
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  • Low, Rachel. The History of British Film: Volume IV, 1918–1929. Routledge, 1997.

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