Fun at St. Fanny's

Fun at St. Fanny's is a 1955 British comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Fred Emney, Cardew Robinson and Vera Day.[1] The film revolves around the teachers and students of St Fanny's private school, particularly the pupil Cardew the Cad who is kept at the school for many years after he should have graduated so that the dishonest headmaster can claim his inheritance. It was based on a radio show which was written by and starred Robinson. The film's sets were designed by art director Norman G. Arnold.

Fun at St. Fanny's
Directed byMaurice Elvey
Produced byDavid Dent
Peter Noble
Written byFred Emney
Anthony Verney
Denis Waldock
StarringFred Emney
Cardew Robinson
Vera Day
Davy Kaye
Music byEdwin Astley
CinematographyEric Cross
Edited byRobert Jordan Hill
Distributed byBritish Lion
Release date
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. Hunter & Porter p.123


  • Hunter, I.Q & Porter, Laraine. British Comedy Cinema. Routledge, 2012.

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