Scotland Yard (1930 film)

Scotland Yard is a 1930 American 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.

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


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.



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