Dick Turpin (1933 film)

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Dick Turpin
Directed byVictor Hanbury
John Stafford
Produced byClyde Cook
Written byHarrison Ainsworth (novel)
Boyd Cable
Dorothy Hope
Victor Kendall
StarringVictor McLaglen
Jane Carr
Frank Vosper
Music byRoy Douglas
CinematographyWalter Blakeley
Desmond Dickinson
Edited byErnest Aldridge
Dallas Bower
Distributed byGaumont British Distributors
Release date
Running time
79 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Dick Turpin is a 1933 British historical drama film directed by Victor Hanbury and John Stafford it starred Victor McLaglen, Jane Carr, Frank Vosper, James Finlayson and Cecil Humphreys. The film depicts the adventures of the eighteenth century highwayman Dick Turpin and his legendary ride to York.[1] It is based on a historical novel by Harrison Ainsworth.

It was made at Cricklewood Studios[2] with sets designed by the art director Wilfred Arnold. It was the last film made by Stoll Pictures which had once been the dominant producer in Britain during the silent era.



  1. ^ BFI.org
  2. ^ Wood p.77


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

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