White Heather, The

Adaptation of a well-known Drury Lane melodrama. Scotland is the background for part of the story, but main action is in London. However, involves the 'Duke of Shetland' and the plot depends on the legitimacy of a 'Scotch marriage', the proofs of which are in a wreck at the bottom of the sea off Scotland. The film is 'said to be the first instance of a motion picture being actually directed on the ocean floor.' Moving Picture World

TitleWhite Heather, The
Year1919
CountryUSA
Length6000 Feet
GenreDrama
Mode
Director / ProducerMaurice Tourneur (d); Cecil Raleigh and Henry Hamilton (play); Charles E. Whittaker (w)

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