Up for the Cup (1931 film)

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Up for the Cup
Directed by Jack Raymond
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Written by Bert Lee
Con West
R.P. Weston
Starring Sydney Howard
Joan Wyndham
Stanley Kirk
Moore Marriott
Cinematography Freddie Young
Herbert Wilcox Productions
British & Dominions Film Corporation
Distributed by Woolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Up for the Cup is a 1931 British comedy film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Sydney Howard, Joan Wyndham, Stanley Kirk and Moore Marriott. The screenplay concerns a man who comes to London to watch the FA Cup final.


The film was remade in 1950, again directed by Jack Raymond. [1]


A Yorkshireman comes to London to watch the FA Cup final and loses his money and tickets, leading to a frantic search to recover them. [2]


Critical reception

TV Guide called it "a pleasant comedy." [3]

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  2. "Up for the Cup (1931)". BFI. Archived from the original on 14 January 2009.
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