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It Is Never Too Late to Mend
(sometimes written as It's Never Too Late to Mend
) is an 1856 novel by the British writer Charles Reade
Charles Reade was an English novelist and dramatist, best known for The Cloister and the Hearth.-Life:Charles Reade was born at Ipsden, Oxfordshire to John Reade and Anne Marie Scott-Waring; William Winwood Reade the influential historian , was his nephew. He studied at Magdalen College, Oxford,...
. It was later turned into a play. A ruthless squire becomes obsessed with a younger woman and conspires to have her lover framed and sent to jail.
The story has been turned into film several times including a 1911 silent film It Is Never Too Late to Mend
It Is Never Too Late to Mend is an Australian feature length film directed by W.J. Lincoln. It was based on a stage adaptation of popular novel It Is Never Too Late to Mend by Charles Reade about convict Australia...
, a 1922 silent film It's Never Too Late to Mend
and a 1937 sound film It's Never Too Late to Mend
It's Never Too Late to Mend is a 1937 British drama film directed by David MacDonald and starring Tod Slaughter, Jack Livesey and Marjorie Taylor. A villanous squire conspires to have his rival in love arrested on false charges...
starring Tod Slaughter
Tod Slaughter was an English actor, best known for playing over-the-top maniacs in macabre film adaptations of Victorian melodramas.-Ealy life:...