Charles Ashton and British Silent Films

British Silent Film Star – Charles Ashton

Sydney Fairbrother

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Sydney Fairbrother by Thomas Staedeli

1872-1971 Portrait by Thomas Staedeli. Image taken from Cyranos, Swiss silent film collector’s website

Sydney Fairbrother started her film career in 1916 and made 50 films right through the silent era to the talkies.  Her last film was in 1939 with “Rope”.



Films with Charles Ashton

Amelia, a big-hearted spinster, in Reveille (1924) – still sourced from BFI website – see post


Henrietta Watson, Sydney Fairbrother and Frank Stanmore in Reveille


Written by anneramsden

June 13, 2011 at 3:04 pm

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