British Comedy Guide

The Black Abbot. Image shows from L to R: Frank Brooks (John Stuart), Sylvia Hillcrist (Judy Kelly). Copyright: Real Art Productions.

The Black Abbot

The Black Abbot

A gang of crooks uses the legend of a ghost haunting an old dark mansion to help them kidnap a rich man

Genre
Film
Released
1934
Starring
John Stuart, Judy Kelly, Richard Cooper, Edgar Norfolk, Ben Welden, Farren Soutar, John Turnbull, Cyril Smith and others
Writer
Philip Godfrey
Director
George A. Cooper

A gang of crooks uses the legend of the ghost of a monk haunting an old mansion, formerly an abbey, to cover for their kidnap of its wealthy new owner.

As the police begin their investigations, family romances and staff romances begin getting in the way. Is a double-crosser amidst their number?

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