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The Sporting Lover

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The Sporting Lover
Directed byAlan Hale
Produced byEdward Small
E.M. Asher
Based onplay Good Luck by Ian Hay
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • June 17, 1926 (1926-06-17) (New York)[1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent

The Sporting Lover is a 1926 American sports romance film directed by Alan Hale and starring Conway Tearle, Barbara Bedford and Ward Crane.[2][3] It was based on the British play Good Luck by Ian Hay.

Plot

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.[4]

Cast

References

  1. ^ "The Sporting Lover". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute. Retrieved January 1, 2016.
  2. ^ BFI.org
  3. ^ "THRILLS AT AMBASSADOR". The Washington Post. July 4, 1926. p. F2.
  4. ^ ""THE SPORTING LOVER."". The Advertiser. Adelaide. December 9, 1926. p. 9. Retrieved June 15, 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
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