Kissing Cup

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Kissing Cup
Directed by Jack Hulcup
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Distributed byKinematograph Trading Company
Release date
August 1913
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguagesSilent
English intertitles

Kissing Cup is a 1913 British silent sports film directed by Jack Hulcup and starring Harry Gilbey, Chrissie White and Cecil Mannering. [1] The film's title is an allusion to the poem Kissing Cup's Race by Campbell Rae Brown. A jockey manages to escape a gang of kidnappers and makes it to Sandown in time to win his race.

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  1. Palmer p.874

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