|The Improper Duchess|
|Directed by||Harry Hughes|
|Produced by||Maurice Browne|
|Edited by||Ted Richards|
|Music by||Eric Spear|
City Film Corporation
|Distributed by||General Film Distributors|
|17 January 1936|
The Improper Duchess is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Harry Hughes and starring Yvonne Arnaud, Hugh Wakefield and Wilfrid Caithness.  The film is based on the 1931 play of the same name by J. B. Fagan in which Arnaud had starred.
It was shot at Elstree Studios.  The film's sets were designed by the art director David Rawnsley. It was made by the independent City Film Corporation, and released by the newly-established General Film Distributors.
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