Chick (1936 film)

Chick is a 1936 British comedy crime film directed by Michael Hankinson and starring Sydney Howard, Betty Ann Davies and Fred Conyngham. It is based on the 1923 novel of the same title by Edgar Wallace, which had previously been made into a 1928 silent film. The film was made at Elstree Studios.[1] The hall porter at an Oxbridge College inherits an Earldom and enjoys a series of adventures.

Directed byMichael Hankinson
Produced byJack Raymond
Written byEdgar Wallace (novel)
Daniel Wheddon
D.B. Wyndham-Lewis
Gerard Fairlie
Cyril Gardner
Irving Leroy
StarringSydney Howard
Betty Ann Davies
Fred Conyngham
Cecil Humphreys
Music byPercival Mackey
CinematographyFrancis Carver
Edited byJohn E. Morris
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
September 1936
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. Wood p.89


  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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