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Genre  Comedy
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Country  United Kingdom
5.8/10 IMDb

Director  William Beaudine
Story by  Arthur Wing Pinero
Screenplay  Will Hay, Frank Miller
Language  English
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Cast  Will Hay (Rev. Richard Jedd), Nancy Burne (Pamela Jedd), Esmond Knight (Tony Mardon), Mignon O'Doherty (Georgiana Jedd)
Writer  Clifford Grey, Will Hay, Frank Miller, Arthur Wing Pinero
Release date  March 1935 (UK)
Similar movies  Beetlejuice, Ali G Indahouse, A Chinese Ghost Story II, The Devil's Disciple, The Witness, Anarchy TV

Dandy Dick is a 1935 British comedy film starring Will Hay. It was based on the 1887 play Dandy Dick by Arthur Wing Pinero. It is the second and last of his films to be based on a play by Arthur Wing Pinero – the first was Those Were the Days which was based on The Magistrate. Moore Marriott, who played an uncredited role in the film, later became a famous foil to Hay in films later on alongside Graham Moffatt, it was during the film of Dandy Dick that Marriott introduced the idea of being a supporting player to Hay.

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Plot

A vicar who lives in the country with his daughter and grandson discovers he owns a share in a racehorse. He must now put his principles aside and attempt to save the church by gambling. A doping scandal ensues.

Partial Cast

  • Will Hay as Vicar the Rev. Richard Jedd
  • Nancy Burne as Pamela Jedd
  • Esmond Knight as Tony Mardon
  • Davy Burnaby as Sir William Mardon
  • Mignon O'Doherty as Georgiana Jedd
  • Wally Patch as Police Constable Topping
  • Moore Marriott as a Stableboy (uncredited)
  • References

    Dandy Dick Wikipedia
    Dandy Dick IMDbDandy Dick LetterboxdDandy Dick themoviedb.org


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