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School for Scandal (1930)

 -  Comedy  -  5 September 1930 (UK)
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The School for Scandal has many central characters that all play key roles in the complicated plots and subplots. Lady Teazle and her husband Sir Peter Teazle, who is in charge of a ward ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Basil Gill ...
Madeleine Carroll ...
Ian Fleming ...
Henry Hewitt ...
Edgar K. Bruce ...
Hayden Coffin ...
Sir Harry Bumper
Hector Abbas ...
Moses
Dodo Watts ...
Maria
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John Charlton ...
Stanley Lathbury ...
Crabtree
Henry Vibart ...
Squire Hunter
May Agate ...
Maurice Braddell ...
Careless
Gibb McLaughlin ...
William
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The School for Scandal has many central characters that all play key roles in the complicated plots and subplots. Lady Teazle and her husband Sir Peter Teazle, who is in charge of a ward named Maria, are major players. Rawley and Sir Oliver Surface are friends of Sir Peter. Charles and Joseph Surface are Sir Oliver's nephews. Sir Oliver has been away in India. Lady Sneerwell and Snake are the schemers. Mrs. Candour, Mr. Crabtree, and his nephew Sir Benjamin Backbite are minor players who feed on gossip. At the start of the play Charles is in love with Maria, Joseph is in love with Maria, Sir Benjamin is in love with Maria, and Lady Sneerwell is in love with Charles. Charles has a horrible reputation for being a gambler and a ladies' man. Sir Peter hates Charles and loves his brother Joseph. Rawley loves Charles and hates his brother Joseph. Sir Oliver is coming to town secretly with the help of Rawley in order to see which of his nephews is worthy of his money. Sir Peter and Lady ... Written by Rachel Blackwell

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