Luck of the Turf

Luck of the Turf is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Randall Faye and starring Jack Melford, Moira Lynd, Wally Patch and Moore Marriott.[1]

Luck of the Turf
Directed byRandall Faye
Written byJohn Hunter
Produced byRandall Faye
CinematographyGeoffrey Faithfull
Randall Faye Productions
Distributed by
Release date
September 1936
Running time
64 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

It was made at the Nettlefold Studios in Walton as a quota quickie for release by the Hollywood studio RKO Pictures.[2]

Plot summaryEdit

The son of a shopkeeper likes to pick winners in horse races and gives tips to his friends.[3]



  1. ^ Sutton p.264
  2. ^ Wood p.91
  3. ^


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Sutton, David R. A chorus of raspberries: British film comedy 1929-1939. University of Exeter Press, 2000.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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