Holiday's End

Holiday's End is a 1937 British mystery film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Sally Stewart, Rosalyn Boulter and Wally Patch.[1] The film follows the arrival at boarding school of a boy king.[2]

Holiday's End
Directed byJohn Paddy Carstairs
Produced byAnthony Havelock-Allan
Written byGerald Elliott
StarringWally Patch
Rosalyn Boulter
Henry Victor
CinematographyDesmond Dickinson
Distributed byParamount British
Release date
March 1937
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

It was made at Pinewood Studios as a quota quickie.[3]


When the boy monarch of an East European state arrives at an English boarding school, a science master is found murdered. Suspicion falls on everyone, until the killer is exposed as a revolutionary, attempting to depose the young king.




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  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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