The Sport of Kings (film)

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The Sport of Kings
Directed by Victor Saville
Produced by Victor Saville
Written by Ian Hay (play)
Angus MacPhail
Starring Leslie Henson
Hugh Wakefield
Gordon Harker
Cinematography Alex Bryce
Freddie Young
Edited by Thorold Dickinson
Distributed by Ideal Films
Release date
23 February 1931
Running time
90 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Sport of Kings is a 1931 British comedy film directed by Victor Saville and starring Leslie Henson, Hugh Wakefield and Gordon Harker.[1] A stern Justice of the Peace takes over a firm of bookmakers. It was based on a 1924 play of the same title by Ian Hay.

The film was made by Gainsborough Pictures at Elstree Studios.[2] It's sets were designed by Walter Murton.



  1. ^ "The Sport of Kings (1931) | BFI". Retrieved 2017-01-07. 
  2. ^ Wood p.70


  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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