All Sorts and Conditions of Men (1921)

Genres - Drama  |   Countries - UK  |  
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As a rule, British silent films based on popular novels were seldom as good as their source material. All Sorts and Conditions of Men, adapted from a book by Sir Walter Besant, was no exception to this rule. Renee Kelly, a favorite of the British legitimate and music hall stage, was the sole reason for sitting through the film's 5 reels. The story concerns the romance between a brewery heiress (Kelly), and the nephew (Harry Britton) of a British lord (James Lindsay). Demonstrating that they're "just folks", hero and heroine build a recreational park for those less fortunate than themselves.

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aristocracy, brewery, English [nationality], lord, love, man, nephew, royalty, wealth