|Directed by||J. Elder Wills|
|Written by||Stanley Lupino (play) |
|Produced by||Henry Passmore|
|Starring||Stanley Lupino |
Lu Ann Meredith
|Edited by||Hugh Stewart|
|Music by||Billy Mayerl|
|Distributed by||British Lion Film Corporation|
|24 May 1936|
Sporting Love is a 1936 British musical comedy film directed by J. Elder Wills and starring Stanley Lupino, Laddie Cliff and Lu Ann Meredith. It was made at Beaconsfield Studios. It was based on the musical Sporting Love which Stanley Lupino had written and starred in. Lupino had broken with British International Pictures to make a couple of independent films, but after this he returned to BIP.
Two brothers in a continual trough of financial depression try to tackle their money problems.
- Stanley Lupino as Percy Brace
- Laddie Cliff as Peter Brace
- Eda Peel as Maude Dane
- Lu Ann Meredith as Nellie Gray
- Bobbie Comber as Gerald Dane
- Henry Carlisle as Lord Dimsdale
- Clarissa Selwynne as Aunt Fanny
- Wyn Weaver as Wilfred Wimple
- Barry Lupino
- Arty Ash
- Syd Crossley
- Merle Tottenham as Maid
In 1940, Pathescope Monthly called it "A lively comedy you will enjoy!"
- Wood p.92
- "SPORTING LOVE". www.pathefilm.uk.
- Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.