Highland Fling (film)

Highland Fling is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Manning Haynes and starring Charlie Naughton, Jimmy Gold and Frederick Bradshaw. It was made as a quota quickie by the British subsidiary of 20th Century Fox at Wembley Studios.[1] Two incompetent detective search for a missing document at the Highland Games.

Highland Fling
Directed byManning Haynes
Produced byJohn Findlay
Written byAlan D'Egville
Ralph Stock
StarringCharlie Naughton
Jimmy Gold
Frederick Bradshaw
Evelyn Foster
CinematographyStanley Grant
Distributed byFox Film Company
Release date
June 1936
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. Chibnall p.289


  • 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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