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Riding High
Riding High

Riding High 1939


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Riding High 1939 U

69 mins United Kingdom Director. David Macdonald

Popular comedian Claude Dampier is seen at his best here, as he disrupts the sedate peace of Victorian England in his attempt to help a village blacksmith win both a bicycle race and the girl. Can the blacksmith's new bicycle design triumph over his rival's trusty penny farthing?

Further entertainment is provided by a bevy of can-can dancers and a 'minstrel' show - still a popular form in the late-30s, when few objected to 'blackface' representations that we find disturbing today.

Directed by

David Macdonald


Claude Dampier

Helen Haye

John Garrick


Comedy Costume drama




Pedal Power






United Kingdom



Production company

Embassy Film Company

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