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Ask Beccles

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Ask Beccles
Directed byRedd Davis
StarringGarry Marsh
Lilian Oldland
Abraham Sofaer
Distributed byParamount British Pictures
Release date
December 1933
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Ask Beccles is a 1933 British comedy crime film directed by Redd Davis and starring Garry Marsh, Lilian Oldland, Abraham Sofaer and John Turnbull. The film was based on a play by Cyril Campion. It was made at British and Dominions Elstree Studios as a quota quickie for release by Paramount Pictures.[1]


A man steals a priceless diamond, but returns it when an innocent man is arrested for the theft.[2]



  1. ^ Wood p.77
  2. ^ "Ask Beccles (1934)". BFI. Archived from the original on 14 January 2009.


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

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