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Black Waters is a 1929 British film. It was the first British talkie.

Contents

1 Production 2 Reception 3 References 4 External links

Production[edit] Herbert Wilcox
Herbert Wilcox
made the film after visiting Hollywood to see the development of sound. He rented a sound-proofed studio from Charles and Al Christie in Hollywood for five days at £1,000 a day. He obtained a licence from Western Electric to equip the first sound studio in Europe. He borrowed Louis Wolheim
Louis Wolheim
from Howard Hughes at $20,000. The film was made in five days. Wilcox says it was the fifth talkie ever made.[2] Reception[edit] Wilcox struggled to get the film seen, as only a few British cinemas were equipped for sound.[3] References[edit]

^ Wilcox p 84 ^ Wilcox p 84 ^ Wilcox p 84

Wilcox, Herbert Twenty Five Thousand Sunsets,1967

External links[edit]

Black Waters on IMDb Black Waters at Silent Era Black Waters at BFI

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Films by Herbert Wilcox

Producer Only

The Wonderful Story (1922) Flames of Passion (1922) Paddy the Next Best Thing (1923) The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1929) When Knights Were Bold (1929) Black Waters (1929) Splinters (1929) A Peep Behind the Scenes (1929) High Treason (1929) The Third Eye (1929) Wolves (1930) Canaries Sometimes Sing (1930) Rookery Nook (1930) The Mountain of Mourne (1930) Warned Off (1930) On Approval (1930) Tons of Money (1930) Mischief (1931) The Speckled Band (1931) Plunder (1931) Almost a Divorce (1931) Up for the Cup (1931) The Barton Mystery (1932) Life Goes On (1932) Thark (1932) Leap Year (1932) It's a King (1932) The Love Contract (1932) Say It with Music(1932) The Mayor's Nest (1932) A Night Like This (1932) The Flag Lieutenant (1932) Night of the Garter
Night of the Garter
(1933) Up to the Neck (1933) The King's Cup
The King's Cup
(1933) Yes, Mr Brown
Yes, Mr Brown
(1933) Up for the Derby (1933) Trouble (1933) General John Regan (1933) The Blarney Stone (1933) Just My Luck (1933) The King of Paris (1933) Lord of the Manor (1933) Discord (1933) That's a Good Girl
That's a Good Girl
(1933) One Precious Year (1933) Purse Strings (1933) Summer Lightning (1933) It's a Cop (1934) Badger's Green (1934) Faces (1934) Lucky Loser (1934) Lilies of the Field (1934) Sorrell and Son (1934) The Scoop (1934) Girls, Please! (1934) Come Out of the Pantry
Come Out of the Pantry
(1935) Escape Me Never (1935) Brewster's Millions (1935) Fame (1936) Where's George? (1936) Millions (1937) The Frog
The Frog
(1937) The Rat (1937) The Return of the Frog (1938) A Royal Divorce (1938) No Parking (1938) Blondes for Danger
Blondes for Danger
(1938) The Beggar's Opera (1953) Yangtse Incident
Yangtse Incident
(1957) The Navy Lark (1959)

As director

Chu-Chin-Chow (1923) Southern Love (1924) Decameron Nights (1924) The Only Way (1926) Nell Gwyn (1926) Madame Pompadour (1927) London (1926) Tip Toes
Tip Toes
(1927) Mumsie (1927) Dawn (1928) The Bondman (1929) The Woman in White (1929) The Loves of Robert Burns
The Loves of Robert Burns
(1930) The Chance of a Night Time (1931) Carnival (1931) Money Means Nothing (1932) The Blue Danube (1932) Goodnight, Vienna
Goodnight, Vienna
(1932) The Little Damozel (1933) Bitter Sweet (1933) Yes, Mr Brown
Yes, Mr Brown
(1933) The Queen's Affair
The Queen's Affair
(1934) Nell Gwyn (1934) Peg of Old Drury
Peg of Old Drury
(1935) This'll Make You Whistle
This'll Make You Whistle
(1936) Three Maxims
Three Maxims
(1936) Limelight (1936) London Melody
London Melody
(1937) Victoria the Great
Victoria the Great
(1937) Sixty Glorious Years
Sixty Glorious Years
(1938) Nurse Edith Cavell
Nurse Edith Cavell
(1939) Irene (1940) No, No, Nanette (1940) Sunny (1941) They Flew Alone
They Flew Alone
(1942) Forever and a Day (1943) Yellow Canary (1943) I Live in Grosvenor Square
I Live in Grosvenor Square
(1945) Piccadilly Incident (1946) The Courtneys of Curzon Street
The Courtneys of Curzon Street
(1947) Spring in Park Lane (1948) Elizabeth of Ladymead
Elizabeth of Ladymead
(1948) Maytime in Mayfair (1949) Odette (1950) Into the Blue (1950) The Lady with a Lamp (1951) Derby Day (1952) Trent's Last Case (1952) Laughing Anne
Laughing Anne
(1953) Trouble in the Glen
Trouble in the Glen
(1954) Lilacs in the Spring
Lilacs in the Spring
(1954) King's Rhapsody (1955) My Teenage Daughter
My Teenage Daughter
(1956) These Dangerous Years
These Dangerous Years
(1957) The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1958) Wonderful Things!
Wonderful Things!
(1958) The Lady Is a Square
The Lady Is a Square
(1959) The Heart of a Man
The Heart of a Man
(1959)

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