School for Husbands

School for Husbands is a 1937 British comedy film directed by Andrew Marton and starring Rex Harrison, Diana Churchill and June Clyde.[1]

School for Husbands
Directed byAndrew Marton
Produced byRichard Wainwright
Written byFrederick J. Jackson (play)
Austin Melford
Gordon Sherry
StarringRex Harrison
Diana Churchill
June Clyde
Henry Kendall
Music byAllan Gray
CinematographyPhilip Tannura
Richard Wainwright Productions
Distributed byGeneral Film Distributors
Release date
12 August 1937
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The film was an independent production which was shot at Shepperton Studios. It was distributed by the newly-formed General Film Distributors. It was based on a 1932 play by Frederick J. Jackson.


Two married men who neglect their wives become concerned when they begin spending time with Leonard Drummond, a handsome and charming novelist with a notorious reputation as a womaniser. They hatch a plan to see if their wives are conducting affairs which involves pretending to go to Paris then returning unexpectedly. However complications ensue when their car breaks down on the way back from Newhaven. The long night that follows really becomes a test of the fidelity and love of their wives.



  1. Wood p.97


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