Shooting Stars (1927 film)

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Shooting Stars
Shooting Stars, directed by Anthony Asquith.jpg
Directed by Anthony Asquith
A. V. Bramble
Produced by Harry Bruce Woolfe
Written by Anthony Asquith
John Orton
Starring Annette Benson
Brian Aherne
Donald Calthrop
Wally Patch
Cinematography Henry Harris
Stanley Rodwell
Production
company
Distributed by New Era Films
Release date
10 June 1928 (US)
Running time
80 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Shooting Stars is a 1927 British drama film directed by Anthony Asquith and A. V. Bramble and starring Annette Benson, Brian Aherne and Wally Patch.[1] The screenplay concerns a starlet who plots an escape to Hollywood.

Premise

At Zenith Studios, a starlet plots an escape to Hollywood with her lover and the murder of her superfluous husband.

Cast

Production

It was Asquith's first film as a director. It was made at Cricklewood Studios in North London for British Instructional Films. The novelisation of the film was written by the popular novelist E. Charles Vivian.[2]

Restoration

Shooting Stars was restored in 2015 by the British Film Institute with a new score by John Altman. The new print premiered as the Archive Gala of the 2015 London Film Festival.

References

  1. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/50513
  2. ^ Shooting Stars. From the film by Anthony Asquith. Adaptation by E. C. Vivian. Hurst & Blackett, London, 1928.

External links

Shooting Stars on IMDb

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