Spring Handicap

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Spring Handicap
"Spring Handicap" (1937).jpg
Original trade ad
Directed by Herbert Brenon
Produced by Walter C. Mycroft
Written by Ernest E. Bryan (play)
William Freshman
Elizabeth Meehan
Starring Will Fyffe
Maire O'Neill
Billy Milton
Aileen Marson
Cinematography Otto Kanturek
Edited by Lionel Tomlinson
Distributed by Associated British Film Distributors
Release date
May 1937[1]
Running time
69 minutes[2]
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Spring Handicap is a 1937 British comedy film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Will Fyffe, Maire O'Neill and Billy Milton.[3] The film was made by the Associated British Picture Corporation at their Elstree Studios and based on the play The Last Coupon by Ernest E. Bryan. A wife tries to prevent her husband, a miner, from gambling away the money he receives as an inheritance.



  1. ^ Low p.390
  2. ^ Chibnall p.297
  3. ^ "Spring Handicap". BFI. 


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film: Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985 .
  • Warren, Patricia. Elstree: The British Hollywood. Columbus Books, 1998.

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