Three on a Spree

Three on a Spree is a 1961 British comedy film directed by Sidney J. Furie and starring Jack Watling. It is based on the 1902 novel Brewster's Millions, which became the play written by Winchell Smith and Byron Ongley, which had been previously filmed by Edward Small in 1945.[1]

Three on a Spree
Directed bySidney J. Furie
Produced byEdward Small (executive)
George Fowler
David E. Rose (executive)
Written byGeorge Barr McCutcheon (novel, "Brewster's Millions")
Winchell Smith and Byron Ongley (play, "Brewster's Millions")
StarringJack Watling
Music byKen Thorne
CinematographyStephen Dade
Edited byBert Rule
Caralan Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
November 1961
Running time
83 min.
CountryUnited Kingdom


Michael Brewster stands to inherit £8,000,000; but only on condition he spends the first million in sixty days.


Critical reception

The New York Times found it "all unbelievable and more than a little unpleasant".[1]


  1. Eugene Archer (31 August 1961). "'Three on a Spree". The New York Times.
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