|Jump for Glory|
|Directed by||Raoul Walsh|
|Written by||Gordon McDonnell (novel) |
John Meehan Jr.
|Produced by||Douglas Fairbanks Jr. |
|Starring||Douglas Fairbanks Jr. |
|Edited by||Conrad von Molo|
|Music by||Percival Mackey|
|Distributed by||United Artists|
|5 March 1937|
Jump for Glory is a 1937 British romantic drama film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Valerie Hobson and Alan Hale. It was based on a novel by Gordon McDonnell. The film was shot at Isleworth Studios by the independent company Criterion Film for distribution by United Artists. The film's sets were designed by the art director Edward Carrick.
Rick Morgan, an American involved in the bootlegging trade, is forced to relocate to Britain where he becomes one of the top cat burglars in London. One night while breaking into a house he runs into the daughter of its occupant Glory Fane and they soon fall in love. However, one of Morgan's old associates from the United States, now masquerading as a respectable member of British society, threatens to wreck his chances of going straight and finding happiness with Glory.