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Sporting Blood

1931 1h 23m Drama List
Reviews Horse breeder Jim Rellence (Ernest Torrence) grows attached to colt Tommy Boy and initially resists selling him, but eventually must. Tommy Boy is a success on the track, and is sold twice more, ending with crooked and abusive gambler Scanlon (Lew Cody). When Scanlon must flee gangsters, Tommy Boy falls to card dealer Rid Riddle (Clark Gable) and his girlfriend, Ruby (Madge Evans), who rejects Rid's hope to race Tommy Boy honestly and instead tries to reunite the horse with Jim. Read More Read Less

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Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews This is the flick that earned the up-and-coming Gable top-billing. Rated: B- Aug 5, 2010 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Horse breeder Jim Rellence (Ernest Torrence) grows attached to colt Tommy Boy and initially resists selling him, but eventually must. Tommy Boy is a success on the track, and is sold twice more, ending with crooked and abusive gambler Scanlon (Lew Cody). When Scanlon must flee gangsters, Tommy Boy falls to card dealer Rid Riddle (Clark Gable) and his girlfriend, Ruby (Madge Evans), who rejects Rid's hope to race Tommy Boy honestly and instead tries to reunite the horse with Jim.
Director
Charles Brabin
Production Co
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (DVD)
Jul 26, 2011
Runtime
1h 23m