Sporting Chance (1931)

63 or 69 mins | Drama | 21 November 1931

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HISTORY

According to MPH, most of the racing footage is composed of stock shots. ...

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According to MPH, most of the racing footage is composed of stock shots.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture Herald
7 Nov 1931
p. 51
New York Times
28 Nov 1931
p. 20
Variety
1 Dec 1931
p. 26
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITERS
Story
Cont
PHOTOGRAPHY
FILM EDITOR
Earl Neville
Ed
DETAILS
Release Date:
21 November 1931
Production Date:

Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Sound Recording
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
63 or 69
Length(in feet):
5,990
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Terry Nolan, a jockey, becomes conceited after achieving success on the racetrack. Eventually, he is suspended for disobedience. Phillip Lawrence, the playboy son of Terry's boss, Phillip Lawrence, Sr., gives Terry the chance to redeem himself in a steeplechase race. Terry wins the race despite two broken ribs he got in a fight with Lawrence, Jr. over Mary Bascom, and thereby clears himself with Lawrence, ...

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Terry Nolan, a jockey, becomes conceited after achieving success on the racetrack. Eventually, he is suspended for disobedience. Phillip Lawrence, the playboy son of Terry's boss, Phillip Lawrence, Sr., gives Terry the chance to redeem himself in a steeplechase race. Terry wins the race despite two broken ribs he got in a fight with Lawrence, Jr. over Mary Bascom, and thereby clears himself with Lawrence, Sr.

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GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Horse race


Subject
Subject (Major):

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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