First edition, William Collins, Sons, London, 1930
First edition, William Collins, Sons, London, 1930

The Calendar is a 1930 British thriller novel by Edgar Wallace. A racehorse owner agrees to throw a race and has to deal with the consequences of his decision.[1] It is a novelisation of the 1929 play of the same title by Wallace.

Publication

It was first published by William Collins, Sons, London, in 1930.[2]

Adaptations

The story was made into two films. A 1931 version starring Herbert Marshall and a 1948 version starring John McCallum[3]

There was also a stage version by Wallace, published by Samuel French Ltd. in 1932; the original production being directed by the author.[4]

References

  1. ^ "The Calendar". fantasticfiction.co.uk.
  2. ^ "The Calendar". gutenberg.net.au.
  3. ^ Michael O'Brien (5 July 1948). "The Calendar (1948)". IMDb.
  4. ^ "Edgar Wallace - The Calendar". freeread.com.au.