Charles Ashton and British Silent Films

British Silent Film Star – Charles Ashton

Gordon Hopkirk

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Born 1883/1884

Gordon Hopkirk’s first silent film was Earnest MalTravers in 1920.  In 1922, he made 11 films in a single year, which included The Last Crusade by George Ridgwell with Charles Ashton, Cynthia Murtagh and Reginald Fox in the cast.  He went on to make several more silent films in the 1920s.

Gordon moved to Thailand in 1956 and became a Buddhist. Family history at http://www.hopkirk.org/hopkirk/Page12233111.html

Films with Charles Ashton

The Last Crusade (1922)

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Written by anneramsden

April 28, 2010 at 2:49 pm

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