DirectorWilliam Beaudine Story byArthur Wing Pinero ScreenplayWill Hay, Frank Miller LanguageEnglish
CastWill Hay (Rev. Richard Jedd), Nancy Burne (Pamela Jedd), Esmond Knight (Tony Mardon), Mignon O'Doherty (Georgiana Jedd) WriterClifford Grey, Will Hay, Frank Miller, Arthur Wing Pinero Release dateMarch 1935 (UK) Similar moviesBeetlejuice, 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.
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.