The Black Arrow (film)
|The Black Arrow|
|Directed by||Gordon Douglas|
|Produced by||Edward Small|
David P. Sheppard
|Based on||novel by Robert Louis Stevenson|
Edward Small Productions
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
A knight returns home after the War of the Roses and discovers his evil uncle has murdered his father.
In 1947 Edward Small signed a contract with Columbia to make two films, The Black Arrow and D'Artagnan, the Kingmaker, an adaptation of one of the sequels to The Three Musketeers. Only the former was made but Small made a number of other swashbucklers for Columbia.
Filming started 6 June 1947.
- Louis Hayward as Sir Richard Shelton
- Janet Blair as Joanna Sedley
- George Macready as Sir Daniel Brackley
- Edgar Buchanan as Lawless
- Rhys Williams as Bennet Hatch
- Walter Kingsford as Sir Oliver Oates
- Halliwell Hobbes as Bishop of Tisbury
- Paul Cavanagh as Sir John Sedley
- Ray Teal as Nick Appleyard
- Lowell Gilmore as Duke of Gloucester
- The Black Arrow at TCMDB
- DRAMA AND FILM: Babe Ruth Biography Glimmers as Cinema Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 03 Apr 1947: 7.
- DRAMA AND FILM: Hay-ward Picked to Star in War of Roses Story Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 01 May 1947: A3.
- Jeffrey Richards, Swordsmen of the Screen, p 104-105
- 'Black Arrow' 15th Century Melodrama Scheuer, Philip K. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 13 Aug 1948: 14.
- Louis Hayward Stars in Stevenson Story A.W.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 04 Oct 1948: 14.