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Downhill (1927)

NR 01/01/1928 (US) DramaAdventureThriller 1h 50m

A College Hero round whom is woven a picture of Love and Treachery.


Roddy, first son of the rich Berwick family, is expelled from school when he takes the blame for his friend Tim's charge. His family sends him away and all of his friends leave him alone. Roddy decides to go to Paris where he spends what little money he has and starts working as a dancer. He soon becomes a victim of alcoholism. Roddy manages to move to England's colonies but some sailors send him back to his rich family hoping for a reward.

  1. Alfred Hitchcock


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  1. Ivor Novello

    Ivor Novello

    Roddy Berwick

  2. Ben Webster

    Dr. Dawson

  3. Norman McKinnel

    Sir Thomas Berwick

  4. Robin Irvine

    Tim Wakeley

  5. Jerrold Robertshaw

    The Rev. Henry Wakeley

  6. Sybil Rhoda

    Sybil Wakeley

  7. Annette Benson


  8. Lilian Braithwaite

    Lilian Braithwaite

    Lady Berwick

  9. Isabel Jeans

    Isabel Jeans


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