South Riding (film)

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South Riding
Directed by Victor Saville
Produced by Alexander Korda
Victor Saville
Stanley Haynes
Written by Winifred Holtby (novel)
Ian Dalrymple
Donald Bull
Starring Edna Best
Ralph Richardson
Edmund Gwenn
Ann Todd
Music by Richard Addinsell
Cinematography Harry Stradling Sr.
Edited by Hugh Stewart
Release date
Running time
85 mins
Country United Kingdom
Language English

South Riding is a 1938 British drama film directed by Victor Saville and produced by Alexander Korda, starring Edna Best, Ralph Richardson, Edmund Gwenn and Ann Todd.[1] A squire becomes involved in local politics.[2] It is based on the novel South Riding by Winifred Holtby. The BBC produced a TV adaptation in 2011.[3]



  1. ^ "South Riding (1938) - IMDb". Retrieved 11 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "BFI – Film & TV Database – CLEMENTS, John". Retrieved 11 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "BBC One - South Riding". Retrieved 11 January 2014.