The School for Scandal (1930 film)

The School for Scandal is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Thorold Dickinson and Maurice Elvey and starring Basil Gill, Madeleine Carroll and Ian Fleming.[1] 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.[2]

The School for Scandal
Madeleine Carroll
Directed byMaurice Elvey
Produced byMaurice Elvey
Written byJean Jay
Based onplay The School for Scandal
by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
StarringBasil Gill
Madeleine Carroll
Ian Fleming
Henry Hewitt
Albion Films
Release date
  • 5 September 1930 (1930-09-05)
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The British Film Institute has placed it on the BFI 75 Most Wanted list of lost films.[2]



  1. "The School for Scandal (1930)". British Film Institute.
  2. "The School for Scandal / BFI Most Wanted". British Film Institute. Retrieved 29 June 2014.

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