Main title from Downhill (1927) (2).  CM Woolf and Michael Balcon present Ivor Novello in Downhill David L’Estrange, with Isabel Jeans.  Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.  Copyright 1927 by Gainsborough Pictures Ltd

Downhill

(1927)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Adventure, Drama, Thriller | 1h 20min |
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| Stars: Ivor Novello, Ben Webster, Norman Mckinnel | Director: Alfred Hitchcock

A sixth-form schoolboy, accused of theft, is expelled and goes to the bad in Marseilles before being found innocent

Cast (14)

Ivor Novello
Roddy Berwick
Ben Webster
Dr Dawson
Norman Mckinnel
Sir Thomas Berwick
Robin Irvine
Tim Wakeley
Jerrold Robertshaw
The Rev Henry Wakeley
Sybil Rhoda
Sybil Wakeley
Annette Benson
Mabel
Lilian Braithwaite
Lady Berwick
Isabel Jeans
Julia
Ian Hunter (as Philip Templar) in a photograph from The White Unicorn (1947) (81)
Archie
Hannah Jones
Dresser
Barbara Gott
Madame Michet
Violet Farebrother
Poetess
Alf Goddard
Sailor
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Pictures

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Main title from Downhill (1927) (8).  ‘Here is a tale of two schoolboys who made a pact of loyalty.  One of them kept it – at a price.’
Main title from Downhill (1927) (7).  Ivor Novello Ben Webster, Norman Mckinnel, Robin Irvine, Jerrold Robertshaw, Sybil Rhoda, Annette Benson, Lilian Braithwaite, Isabel Jeans, Ian Hunter, Hannah Jones, Barbara Gott, Violet Farebrother, Alf Goddard
Main title from Downhill (1927) (6).  Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Main title from Downhill (1927) (5)
Main title from Downhill (1927) (4).  Owned and controlled througout the world by Gainsborough Pictures Ltd.  Sole distributors in the United Kingdom W & F Film Service, Ltd
Main title from Downhill (1927) (3).  Produced by Gainsborough Pictures
Main title from Downhill (1927) (2).  CM Woolf and Michael Balcon present Ivor Novello in Downhill David L’Estrange, with Isabel Jeans.  Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.  Copyright 1927 by Gainsborough Pictures Ltd
Main title from Downhill (1927) (1).  British Board of Film Censors.  80-82 Wardour Street, W1.  This picture Downhill, has been approved for public exhibition

Production

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Alfred Hitchcock
Director
Constance Collier
Writer
Ivor Novello
Writer

Also known as

When Boys Leave Home

Companies

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Downhill (1927) opening credits (3)
Gainsborough Pictures
Production company
Downhill (1927) opening credits (4)
W & F Film Service
Distribution company
Wardour Films
Distribution company