Three on a Spree

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Three on a Spree
"Three on a Spree" (1961).jpg
Directed by Sidney J. Furie
Written by George Barr McCutcheon (novel, "Brewster's Millions")
Winchell Smith and Byron Ongley (play, "Brewster's Millions")
Produced by Edward Small (executive)
George Fowler
David E. Rose (executive)
Starring Jack Watling
Carole Lesley
John Slater
Cinematography Stephen Dade
Edited byBert Rule
Music by Ken Thorne
Caralan Productions
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
28 June 1961
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Three on a Spree is a 1961 British comedy film directed by Sidney J. Furie and starring Jack Watling, Carole Lesley and John Slater. It is based on the 1902 novel Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon, which became the hit 1906 play written by Winchell Smith and Byron Ongley. It had been previously filmed by Edward Small in 1945. [1]


The film was shot at Walton Studios. Its sets were designed by the art director John Blezard.


Michael Brewster stands to inherit £8,000,000, but only if he can spend the first million in 60 days.



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

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  1. 1 2 Eugene Archer (31 August 1961). "Three on a Spree". The New York Times.