High Treason


High Treason is a 1929 film[1] based on a play by Noel Pemberton Billing. It was directed by Maurice Elvey, and stars James Carew, Humberstone Wright, Benita Hume, Henry Vibart, Hayford Hobbs, Irene Rooke, and Jameson Thomas.[2] Raymond Massey makes his first screen appearance in a small role. The sound film was presented in a London trade show on 9 August 1929,[3] then went into UK general release in silent and sound versions on 9 September 1929. The sound version was released in the US by Tiffany Productions on 13 March 1930.[1] The silent version and a trailer for the sound version are preserved and held by the British Film Institute; the only known surviving original copy of the sound version is a lavender fine grain of the American release version held in the collection of Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association (AMIPA), which has been recently restored by the Library of Congress.[4]

The film is a science fiction drama set in a futuristic 1940 (though this is changed to 1950 in later releases). The plot and aesthetics of the film are heavily influenced by Fritz Lang's Metropolis.[5]

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Genre:Science-Fiction-Film, Stummfilm
Herstellungsland:Vereinigtes Königreich
IMDB: 105
Verleih:Gaumont British Picture Corporation
Regie:Maurice Elvey
Drehbuch:L'Estrange Fawcett
Kamera:Percy Strong
Darsteller:Jameson Thomas
Benita Hume
Basil Gill
Raymond Massey
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