Jump for Glory
Jump for Glory.jpg
Italian poster
Directed byRaoul Walsh
Written byGordon McDonnell (novel)
John Meehan Jr.
Harold French
Produced byDouglas Fairbanks Jr.
Marcel Hellman
StarringDouglas Fairbanks Jr.
Valerie Hobson
Alan Hale
Jack Melford
CinematographyVictor Arménise
Edited byConrad von Molo
Music byPercival Mackey
Criterion Films
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
5 March 1937
Running time
85 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

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.


Per opening credits and British Film Catalogue[1]


  1. ^ Gifford, Denis (1 April 2016). British Film Catalogue: Two Volume Set - The Fiction Film/The Non-Fiction Film. Routledge. p. 457. ISBN 9781317740636. Retrieved 16 August 2018.