The Calendar (1931 film)

The Calendar is a 1931 British drama film directed by T. Hayes Hunter and starring Herbert Marshall, Edna Best and Anne Grey. Racehorse owner Anson is swindled by a woman named Wenda and goes up in front of the Jockey Club where he is disqualified on race fixing allegations. He decides to get his own back with the help of Hillcott, an ex-burglar. Jill is the love interest.[1] It was released as Bachelor's Folly in the United States.

The Calendar
Directed byT. Hayes Hunter
Produced byMichael Balcon
Written byAngus MacPhail
Robert Stevenson
Based onThe Calendar
by Edgar Wallace
StarringHerbert Marshall
Edna Best
Anne Grey
Music byHarold V. King
CinematographyAlex Bryce
Bernard Knowles
Edited byBryan Edgar Wallace
Distributed byWoolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
31 October 1931
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The film was made at Beaconsfield Studios.[2] It was based on The Calendar, a 1929 play and subsequent novel by Edgar Wallace. A second adaptation was made in 1948.




  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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