The Thoroughbred (1928 film)

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The Thoroughbred
Directed by Sidney Morgan
Produced by Sidney Morgan
Written by Sidney Morgan
Starring Ian Hunter
Louise Prussing
Richard Barclay
Harry Agar Lyons
Distributed by Gaumont British Distributors
Release date
December 1928
Running time
5,608 feet[1]
Country United Kingdom
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Thoroughbred is a 1928 British silent drama film directed by Sidney Morgan and starring Ian Hunter, Louise Prussing and Richard Barclay. It was made at Twickenham Studios. The screenplay concerns a jockey who is pressured to throw The Derby.


The wife of a Member of Parliament pressures a jockey to throw The Derby.[2]



  1. ^ Low p.463
  2. ^ British Film Institute. "The Thoroughbred | BFI | British Film Institute". Retrieved 2013-01-15. 


  • Low, Rachel. The History of British Film: Volume IV, 1918–1929. Routledge, 1997.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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