Castles in Spain (film)

Castles in Spain is a 1920 British silent drama film directed by Horace Lisle Lucoque and starring C. Aubrey Smith, Lilian Braithwaite and Hayford Hobbs. It was based on the 1912 novel Castles in Spain by Ruby M. Ayres. It was made at Kew Studios in London.[2] A man retires to a country village, where he meets the woman of his dreams. However, he soon discovers that his nephew has also fallen in love with her.

Castles in Spain
Directed byHorace Lisle Lucoque
Written byRuby M. Ayres (novel)
Nellie E. Lucoque
Produced byNellie E. Lucoque
StarringC. Aubrey Smith
Lilian Braithwaite
Bertie Gordon
Hayford Hobbs
CinematographyI. Roseman
Distributed byGaumont British Distributors
Release date
June 1920
Running time
5,000 feet[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles



  1. ^ Low p.346
  2. ^ Warren p.113


  • Bamford, Kentom. Distorted Images: British National Identity and Film in the 1920s. I.B. Tauris, 1999.
  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.
  • Warren, Patricia. British Film Studios: An Illustrated History. Batsford, 2001.

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