The Third String (1932 film)

The Third String is a 1932 British sports comedy film directed by George Pearson and starring Sandy Powell, Kay Hammond and Mark Daly. It is based on a W.W. Jacobs short story, which had previously been turned into a silent film.[1] It was made at Cricklewood Studios.[2]

The Third String
Original trade ad
Directed byGeorge Pearson
Produced byT.A. Welsh
George Pearson
Written byW.W. Jacobs (story)
A.R. Rawlinson
James Reardon
George Pearson
StarringSandy Powell
Kay Hammond
Mark Daly
Alf Goddard
Distributed byGaumont British Distributors
Release date
February 1932
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


A man poses as a boxer to impress a woman, but then is forced to fight a real champion.



  1. Goble p.241
  2. Wood p.73


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