The School for Scandal

Film and television adaptations

The play has been adapted to film numerous times.

In 1923, the silent British film The School for Scandal was made by Bertram Phillips. It starred Basil Rathbone, Frank Stanmore and Queenie Thomas.

The 1930 The School for Scandal was the first sound adaptation. The film is presumed to be lost.

The first television adaptation aired over the BBC May 19, 1937. Greer Garson starred. BBC-TV again produced the play in 1959.


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