Tilly in a Boarding House

Great Britain 1911, 7' | Director Lewin Fitzhamon | Cast Alma Taylor, Chrissie White | Production Hepworth Manufacturing Company | Distribution EYE Film Instituut Nederland

Synopsis
Tilly and Sally go on a nocturnal joy ride dressed as men. As usual, at the end of the film, they present their victims – the authorities – with a picture of innocence, and thus escape punishment.

Biography
Born 1895 in London, ALMA TAYLOR was active in film from 1907 to 1957. She was the favorite actress of producer Cecil Hepworth up to his final film in 1926. Indeed, she was the top female star in British cinema along with Betty Balfour. Alma Taylor died in London in 1974.

CHRISSIE (Ada Constance) WHITE was born 1895 in London and was active in film from 1908 to 1933. She was also a star at the Hepworth Studio. After the Tilly and Sally series, she teamed up with Henry Edwards as the first British screen couple with celebrity status. Chrissie White died in Hollywood in 1989.

Lewin Fitzhamon
Great Britain
1911
Feature Film, Short Film
2011
Focus: Now What