The School for Scandal (1930 film)

The School for Scandal
Directed by Maurice Elvey
Produced by Maurice Elvey
Written by Jean Jay
Based on play The School for Scandal
by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Starring Basil Gill
Madeleine Carroll
Ian Fleming
Henry Hewitt
Albion Films
Release dates
  • 5 September 1930 (1930-09-05)
Running time
76 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

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

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