5.0/10
14

School for Scandal (1930)

At the start of the play Charles , Joseph and 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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (play) (as Richard Brinsley Sheridan)

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Based on the Stephen Potter "One Upmanship" and "Lifemanship" books, Henry Palfrey tries hard to impress but always loses out to the rotter Delauney. Then he discovers the Lifeman college ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Hamer, Hal E. Chester, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Alastair Sim
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Ann Williams, secretary to eccentric drama critic Frederick Skeates, is persuaded to alter a ruinous review of Shakespearean actor Edmund Davey by Davey's wife Barbara. Davey's 'Othello' ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Reisch
Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Gertrude Lawrence, Sebastian Shaw
Morocco (1930)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A cabaret singer and a Legionnaire fall in love, but their relationship is complicated by the results of his womanizing and due to the appearance of a rich man who wants her for himself.

Director: Josef von Sternberg
Stars: Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, Adolphe Menjou
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda.

Director: Todd Phillips
Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Heder, Jacinda Barrett
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

An uncle poses as a usurer to learn which nephew deserves his fortune.

Director: Bertram Phillips
Stars: Queenie Thomas, Frank Stanmore, Basil Rathbone
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Dicky Brown is a young, aspiring footballer who plays for a struggling side, the fictional Manningford F.C., a team in the midst of a successful cup run. He manages to charm the daughter of... See full summary »

Director: Jack Raymond
Stars: John Batten, Renee Clama, Jack Cock
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Harold Young
Stars: Henry Kendall, Olive Blakeney, Miki Hood
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sir Peter Teazle
... Lady Teazle
... Joseph Surface
Henry Hewitt ... Charles Surface
... Sir Oliver Surface
Hayden Coffin ... Sir Harry Bumper
Hector Abbas ... Moses
Dodo Watts ... Maria
... Lady Sneerwell
John Charlton ... Benjamin Backbite
Stanley Lathbury ... Crabtree
Henry Vibart ... Squire Hunter
May Agate ... Mrs. Candour
Maurice Braddell ... Careless
... William
Edit

Storyline

At the start of the play Charles , Joseph and 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 Teazle are having a hard time with their marriage because she is very young and he is older. Lady Sneerwell is plotting with Snake and Joseph to make Sir Peter think that Lady Teazel is having an affair with Charles, so that Maria will not love Charles so Lady Sneerwell can marry Charles and Joseph can marry Maria. The play really starts to go crazy when Sir Oliver arrives. He wants to test his nephews and see what kind of people they are so he has sent a letter from an imaginary distant relative, Mr. Stanley, asking for money. When Sir Oliver ... Written by Rachel Blackwell

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

scandal | based on play | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 July 1931 (Ireland)  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(Raycolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the "75 Most Wanted" films listed by the British Film Institute as "Missing, believed lost". See more »

Connections

Version of BBC Play of the Month: The School for Scandal (1975) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page