Chick (1936 film)

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Directed by Michael Hankinson
Produced by Jack Raymond
Written by Edgar Wallace (novel)
Daniel Wheddon
D.B. Wyndham-Lewis
Gerard Fairlie
Cyril Gardner
Irving Leroy
Starring Sydney Howard
Betty Ann Davies
Fred Conyngham
Cecil Humphreys
Music by Percival Mackey
Cinematography Francis Carver
Edited by John E. Morris
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
September 1936
Running time
72 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Chick is a 1936 British comedy crime film directed by Michael Hankinson and starring Sydney Howard, Betty Ann Davies and Fred Conyngham. It is based on the 1923 novel of the same title by Edgar Wallace, which had previously been made into a 1928 silent film. The film was made at Elstree Studios.[1] The hall porter at an Oxbridge College inherits an Earldom and enjoys a series of adventures.



  1. ^ Wood p.89


  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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