Alf's Button (1920 film)

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Alf's Button
Directed by Cecil Hepworth
Produced by Cecil Hepworth
Written by William Darlington (novel)
Blanche McIntosh
Starring Leslie Henson
Alma Taylor
Gerald Ames
James Carew
Distributed by Hepworth Pictures (UK)
First National (US)
Release date
May 1920
Running time
7 reels
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Alf's Button is a 1920 British silent comedy film directed by Cecil Hepworth and starring Leslie Henson, Alma Taylor and Gerald Ames. It was based on the novel Alf's Button by William Darlington. The film is about a British soldier who discovers a magic coat button which summons a genie to grant his various wishes. It was remade as a sound film in 1930.



  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.

External links

  • Alf's Button on IMDb
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