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Spring Handicap

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Spring Handicap
Original trade ad
Directed byHerbert Brenon
Written byErnest E. Bryan (play)
William Freshman
Elizabeth Meehan
Produced byWalter C. Mycroft
StarringWill Fyffe
Maire O'Neill
Billy Milton
Aileen Marson
CinematographyOtto Kanturek
Edited byLionel Tomlinson
Distributed byAssociated British Film Distributors
Release date
May 1937[1]
Running time
69 minutes[2]
CountryUnited Kingdom

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. Archived from the original on 11 July 2012.


  • 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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