Flying Fifty-Five

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Flying Fifty-Five
Directed by Reginald Denham
Produced by Victor M. Greene
Written by Edgar Wallace (novel)
Vernon Clancey
Kenneth Horne
Victor M. Greene
Starring Derrick De Marney
Nancy Burne
Marius Goring
Peter Gawthorne
Cinematography Ernest Palmer
Edited by Ted Richards
Admiral Films
Distributed by RKO Pictures
Release date
May 1939
Running time
72 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Flying Fifty-Five is a 1939 British sports-drama film directed by Reginald Denham and starring Derrick De Marney, Nancy Burne, John Warwick and Peter Gawthorne.[1] It was made by Admiral Films at Welwyn Studios.[2] The film is based on a 1922 novel of the same name by Edgar Wallace.[3]


After being disinherited by his wealthy father, an amateur jockey goes to work under an assumed name at a rural racing stables. Confusion arises when he is mistakenly reported to have been murdered.

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  • Wood, Linda. British Films 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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