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Four Days' Wonder
Four Days
Directed bySidney Salkow
Written byHarvey F. Thew
Michael Uris
Based onFour Days Wonder by A.A. Milne
Produced byRobert Presnell Sr.
StarringJeanne Dante
Kenneth Howell
Martha Sleeper
Alan Mowbray
CinematographyStanley Cortez
Edited byRussell F. Schoengarth
Maurice Wright
Music byCharles Previn
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
December 3, 1936
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States

Four Days' Wonder is a 1936 American comedy mystery film directed by Sidney Salkow and starring Jeanne Dante, Kenneth Howell and Martha Sleeper. Produced by Universal Pictures, the film is based on the 1933 novel "Four Days' Wonder" by British writer A. A. Milne (New York, 1933).[1] It was the first feature directed by Sidney Salkow.[2]


A child is accused of murder.


Filming started 5 August 1936.[3] Star Jeanne Dante was on Broadway in Call It a Day.[4]


  1. ^ Four Days' Wonder Monthly Film Bulletin; London Vol. 4, Iss. 37, (Jan 1, 1937): 13.
  2. ^ Obituary: Sidney Salkow: [FOREIGN Edition] Vallance, Tom. The Independent31 Oct 2000: 6.
  3. ^ NEWS OF THE SCREEN: ' The Road to Glory,' With Fredric March, and 'Jailbreak,' Newcomers at Rivoli and Strand. New York Times 5 Aug 1936: 15.
  4. ^ Family Life Gets a Break in Play Named 'Call It a Day' Chicago Daily Tribune 15 Nov 1936: E2.

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