Alf’s Carpet (1929)

5500 feet, 2275 metres
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
mono (also available in a silent version), English

A British fantasy film directed by W.P. Kellino.


* = uncredited

Director: W.P. Kellino
British International Pictures
Script: W.P. Kellino, Arthur Le Clerq, Blanche Metcalfe, Scott Sidney
Story: W.A. Darlington, Val Valentine
Director of Photography: Theodor Sparkuhl

Carl Schenstrøm (Bill)
Harald Madsen (Alf)
Gerald Rawlinson (Jimmy Donaldson)
Gladys Hamer (Lizzie Fletcher)
Philip Newland (djinn)
Edward O'Neill (father)
Janice Adair (Joan)
Edward O'Neil
Frank Perfitt (caliph)
Lucius Blake [man with sword] *

Alternative Titles

The Rocket Bus – US title
Raketbussen – Danish title

See also
Alf's Button (1920)
Alf's Button (1930)
Alf's Button Afloat (1938)

Extracts included in
Lutter løjer (1957)



  • British Sound Films: The Studio Years 1928-1959 by David Quinlan p.16 – credits, synopsis
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.8 – credits