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The School for Scandal


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by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Produced by John Burrell
(Frank Cellier by permission of Linnit and Dunfee, Ltd; Vivien Leigh by permission of David O Selznick, and H. M. Tennent, Ltd.)


Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
Producer: John Burrell
Sir Peter Teazle: Frank Cellier
Lady Teazle: Vivien Leigh
Joseph Surface: Laurence Olivier
Charles Surface: Jack Livesey
Sir Oliver Surface: Frederick Lloyd
Lady Sneerwell: Martita Hunt
Mrs Candour: Margaret Scudamore
Sir Benjamin Backbite: Ernest Thesiger
Crabtree: Allan Jeayes
Moses: Abraham Sofaer
Rowley: Laidman Browne
Snake: Heron Carvic
Maria: Jenny Laird
Careless: Arthur Young
Trip: Tony Quinn

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