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|Directed by||Maurice Tourneur|
|Written by||Cecil Raleigh|
|Based on||Sporting Life|
by Seymour Hicks and Cecil Raleigh
|Produced by||Carl Laemmle|
|Cinematography||Arthur L. Todd|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|7 reels (6,709 feet) (c.70 min.)|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Sporting Life is a 1925 American silent comedy drama film directed by Maurice Tourneur and a remake of Tourneur's 1918 film of the same title based on Seymour Hicks's popular play. Universal Pictures produced and released the film.
A young British nobleman, impoverished and desperate, clings to the hope that either a prizefighter or a racehorse in which he holds interests can save his fortunes.
- Bert Lytell as Lord Woodstock
- Marian Nixon as Nora Cavanaugh
- Paulette Duval as Olive Carteret
- Cyril Chadwick as Phillips, Lord Wainwright
- Charles Delaney as Joe Lee
- George Siegmann as Limhouse Dan Crippen
- Oliver Eckhardt as Jim Cavanaugh
- Ena Gregory as Peggy, a Chorus Girl
- Kathleen Clifford as Molly McGuire, A Chorus Girl
- Frank Finch Smiles as Boxer
- Ted "Kid" Lewis as Gunner Crake, Boxer
- Arthur Lake as Peggy's Admirer in Audience (uncredited)
- Myrna Loy as Chorus Girl with Lord Wainwright (uncredited)
- Lafe McKee as Stage Doorman (uncredited)
- Broderick O'Farrell as Race Track Official (uncredited)
- Progressive Silent Film List: The Sporting Life at silentera.com
- The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c. 1971
- Maurice Tourneur: The Life and Times by Harry Waldman, c.2001
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Sporting Life
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