Dirty Work (1934 film)

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Dirty Work
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Directed by Tom Walls
Written by Ben Travers
Starring Ralph Lynn
Gordon Harker
Robertson Hare
Music by Louis Levy
Cinematography Philip Tannura
Edited by Alfred Roome
Distributed by Gaumont British Distributors
Release date
6 December 1934
Running time
70 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Dirty Work is a 1934 British comedy crime film directed by Tom Walls and starring Ralph Lynn, Gordon Harker, Robertson Hare and Basil Sydney. It was based on Dirty Work, one of the Aldwych Farces, by Ben Travers, which had some of the same cast members. The film was made at the Lime Grove Studios[1] with sets designed by the art director Alfred Junge.


A private detective is hired to protect expensive jewelry.[2]



  1. ^ Wood p.81
  2. ^ Dirty Work (1934 film) profile, ftvdb.bfi.org.uk; accessed 9 April 2015.


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

External links[edit]

Dirty Work on IMDb