Nell Gwyn (1926 film)


Nell Gwyn (1926 film)

Nell Gwyn is a 1926 British romance film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Dorothy Gish, Randle Ayrton and Juliette Compton.[1] It was based on the novel Mistress Nell Gwynne by Joseph Shearing and follows the life of Nell Gwynne the mistress of Charles II. Wilcox later made a second version of the film in 1934 Nell Gwynn which starred Anna Neagle.

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Cast

  • Dorothy Gish - Nell Gwyn
  • Randle Ayrton - Charles II
  • Juliette Compton - Lady Castlemaine
  • Sydney Fairbrother - Mrs. Gwyn
  • Donald Macardle - Duke of Monmouth
  • Johnny Butt - Samuel Pepys
  • Gibb McLaughlin - Duke of York
  • Judd Green - Toby Clinker
  • Edward Sorley - Dickon
  • Forrester Harvey - Charles Hart
  • Fred Rains - Earl of Shaftesbury
  • Rolf Leslie - Evelyn
  • Aubrey Fitzgerald - Tom Killigrew
  • Tom Coventry - Innkeeper
  • Booth Conway - Messenger
  • Dorinea Shirley - Maid

References

  1. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/293651

Bibliography

  • Street, Sarah. Transatlantic crossings: British feature films in the United States. Continuum International Publishing, 2002.

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