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|The School for Scandal|
|Directed by||Maurice Elvey|
|Written by||Jean Jay|
|Based on||play The School for Scandal|
by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
|Produced by||Maurice Elvey|
|Cinematography||Henry Harris |
|Edited by||Thorold Dickinson|
|Distributed by||Paramount British Pictures|
The School for Scandal is a 1930 British historical comedy film directed by Thorold Dickinson and Maurice Elvey and starring Basil Gill, Madeleine Carroll and Ian Fleming. It is the first sound film adaptation of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's play The School for Scandal. It is also the only feature-length film shot using the unsuccessful Raycol colour process, and marked the screen debut of Sally Gray. The film was shot at the Elstree Studios of British International Pictures with sets designed by the art director Lawrence P. Williams. It ended up being released as a second feature and is classified as a quota quickie.
- Basil Gill as Sir Peter Teazle
- Madeleine Carroll as Lady Teazle
- Ian Fleming as Joseph Surface
- Henry Hewitt as Charles Surface
- Edgar K. Bruce as Sir Oliver Surface
- Hayden Coffin as Sir Harry Bumper
- Hector Abbas as Moses
- Dodo Watts as Maria
- Anne Grey as Lady Sneerwell
- John Charlton as Benjamin Backbite
- Stanley Lathbury as Crabtree
- Henry Vibart as Squire Hunter
- May Agate as Mrs. Candour
- Maurice Braddell as Careless
- Gibb McLaughlin as William
- Wallace Bosco as Rawley
- Sally Gray as Bit Part
- Rex Harrison as Bit Part
- Anna Neagle as Bit Part
- Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
- Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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