The Third String (1914 film)

The Third String is a 1914 British silent sports comedy film directed by George Loane Tucker and starring June Gail, Frank Stanmore and George Bellamy. The film is based on a short story of the same name by W.W. Jacobs, which was later turned into a 1932 film.[1]

The Third String
Directed byGeorge Loane Tucker
Written byW.W. Jacobs (story)
StarringJune Gail
Frank Stanmore
George Bellamy
Distributed byFenning Films
Release date
  • February 1914 (1914-02)
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles


A man poses as a boxer to impress a barmaid, but this leads to him being forced to fight a champion.[2]



  1. Goble p.241
  2. Gifford, Denis (1 April 2016). British Film Catalogue: Two Volume Set - The Fiction Film/The Non-Fiction Film. Routledge. ISBN 9781317740629.


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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