Sporting Love (film)

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.[1] 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.

Sporting Love
Directed byJ. Elder Wills
Produced byHenry Passmore
Written byStanley Lupino (play)
Ingram D'Abbes
Fenn Sherie
StarringStanley Lupino
Laddie Cliff
Lu Ann Meredith
Music byBilly Mayerl
Eric Ansell
Jack Beaver
CinematographyEric Cross
Edited byHugh Stewart
Distributed byBritish Lion Film Corporation
Release date
24 May 1936
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Two brothers in a continual trough of financial depression try to tackle their money problems.


Critical reception

In 1940, Pathescope Monthly called it "A lively comedy you will enjoy!"[2]


  1. Wood p.92


  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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