The Mayor of Casterbridge (1921 film)

The Mayor of Casterbridge is a 1921 British silent drama film directed by Sidney Morgan and starring Fred Groves, Pauline Peters and Warwick Ward.[1] It was an adaptation of the 1886 novel The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy and was made with Hardy's collaboration.[2]

The film was largely filmed in Sussex, mainly in Steyning and partly at Morgan's Shoreham Beach studio, with other scenes filmed in the Dorset town of Dorchester,[2] the actual setting of Casterbridge.

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  1. ^ "The Mayor of Casterbridge (1922)". Archived from the original on 5 February 2009. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b Fisher, David (7 November 2008). "Films Made in Shoreham". Archived from the original on 30 May 2013. Retrieved 7 March 2013.

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