Up Pops the Devil

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Up Pops the Devil
Directed by A. Edward Sutherland
Written by Frances Goodrich
Albert Hackett
Arthur Kober
Eve Unsell
Starring Norman Foster
Carole Lombard
Cinematography Karl Struss
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • May 20, 1931 (1931-05-20)
Running time
85 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Up Pops the Devil (1931) is an American Pre-Code film about an advertising man (Norman Foster) who quits his job to become a novelist, upsetting his wife (Carole Lombard) and straining their marriage. The film was directed by A. Edward Sutherland and released by Paramount Pictures.[1] The screenplay is based on a 3-act play of the same name written by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich; the play ran on Broadway for 148 performances from September 1930 to January 1931 at the Theatre Masque.[2]



  1. ^ Hall, Mordaunt (16 May 1931). "Movie Review". NY Times. 
  2. ^ "Up Pops the Devil". Internet Broadway Database (ibdb.com). 

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