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Scotland Yard (1930 film)

Scotland Yard
Scotland Yard poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byWilliam K. Howard
Screenplay byGarrett Fort
Produced byRalph Block
StarringEdmund Lowe
Joan Bennett
Donald Crisp
Georges Renavent
Lumsden Hare
David Torrence
CinematographyGeorge Schneiderman
Edited byJack Murray
Music byArthur Kay
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • October 19, 1930 (1930-10-19)
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited States

Scotland Yard is a 1930 American pre-Code crime film directed by William K. Howard, written by Garrett Fort, and starring Edmund Lowe, Joan Bennett, Donald Crisp, Georges Renavent, Lumsden Hare and David Torrence. It was released on October 19, 1930, by Fox Film Corporation.[1][2][3] It is based on the 1929 play Scotland Yard by Denison Clift. In 1941, the film was remade under the same title.

The film depicts identity theft. A financier who went missing in action during World War I is impersonated by a swindler.


In London following the First World War, a criminal masquerades of a financier who had gone missing in action with the intent of stealing large sums of money.



  1. ^ "Scotland Yard (1930) - Overview". Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  2. ^ Hall, Mordaunt (2016). "Scotland-Yard - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on March 10, 2016. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  3. ^ "Scotland Yard". Retrieved October 11, 2015.

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