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|The Sporting Lover|
|Directed by||Alan Hale|
|Produced by||Edward Small|
|Based on||play Good Luck by Ian Hay|
|Distributed by||First National Pictures|
The Sporting Lover is a 1926 American sports romance film directed by Alan Hale and starring Conway Tearle, Barbara Bedford and Ward Crane. It was based on the British play Good Luck by Ian Hay.
During the First World War an American officer and a British aristocrat fall in love but are separated. After the war he returns to find her engaged to another man. The issue is settled by a bet on The Derby horse race.
- Conway Tearle as Captain Terrance Connaughton
- Barbara Bedford as Lady Gwendolyn
- Ward Crane as Captain Sir Phillip Barton
- Arthur Rankin as Algernon Cravens
- Charles McHugh as Paddy O'Brien – Connaughton's Servant
- Johnny Fox as Aloysius Patrick O'Brien – Paddy's Son
- Bodil Rosing as Nora O'Brien
- George Ovey as Jockey
- "The Sporting Lover". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute. Retrieved January 1, 2016.
- "THRILLS AT AMBASSADOR". The Washington Post. July 4, 1926. p. F2.
- ""THE SPORTING LOVER."". The Advertiser. Adelaide. December 9, 1926. p. 9. Retrieved June 15, 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
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