Grand Guignol (1921)

UK,
27 short films of varying length
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

A British horror created by Fred Paul.

Plot Summary

Five series of short films, all released under the umbrella title .

Credits

Crew
Director: Fred Paul
Screen Plays

Episodes

Series One
The Oath
Scenario: Fred Paul
Cast: Lewis Gilbert (the priest); Margot Drak (Lizette)

The Flat
Scenario: Fred Paul
Cast: Jack Raymond (John Timkins); George Foley (the stranger)

The Last Appeal
Scenario: George Saxon
Cast: Jack Raymond (John Martin); Jeanne di Ramo (Lillian); Henry Doughty (the judge)

The Woman Upstairs
Scenario: Percy Nash
Cast: Joan Beverley (Rose); Frank Hill (Fred Ellsworthy)

The Gentle Doctor
Scenario: George Saxon
Cast: Fred Paul (the doctor); Olive Eltone (Anna)

Series Two
Delilah
Scenario: C.E. Dering

A Voice from the Dead
Scenario: Fred Paul

The Guardian of Honour
Scenario: Fred Paul

The Happy Pair
Scenario: George Saxon

The Return
Scenario: Norman Ramsay
Cast: George Foley; Ethel Oliver

The Sting of Death
Scenario: Norman Ramsay
Cast: Fred Paul; Lionel d'Aragon

The Nurse
Scenario: George Saxon
Cast: Fred Morgan; Reginald Fox

Polly

Series Three
The Secret of the Safe
Scenario: George Saxon

The Jest
Scenario: Norman Ramsay

A Bit of Black Stuff
Scenario: George Saxon

Six and Half a Dozen
Scenario: Frank King Jr

Her Romance

That Love Might Last

Letters of Credit
Scenario: Laurence Therval

Series Four
The Upper Hand
Cast: Frank Stanmore (the man); Muriel Minty (the woman)

A Game for Two
Scenario: Laurence Therval
Cast: Charles Tilson-Chowne (the man); Enid Sass (the girl)

The Flirtations of Phyllis
Scenario: Margaret Strickland

Mary's Work
Scenario: Laurence Therval

Series Five
The Curse of Westacott
Scenario: G.B. Stern
Cast: Annette Benson (the woman); Bertram Burleigh (the man)

A Woman Misunderstood
Scenario: Norman Ramsay

The Joke that Failed
Scenario: Norman Ramsay
Cast: Leo Carelli (Dan); Margaret Dennison (Mary)

Barbara Elopes
Scenario: Norman Ramsay
Cast: Vivian Gibson (Barbara); Harry Paulo

References

Books

  • British Film Catalogue Volume 1 (3rd edition) by Dennis Gifford no.06806 – credits