Up Pops the Devil (A. Edward Sutherland, 1931)

Director: A. Edward Sutherland
Producer: Paramount Pictures
Writer: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Arthur Kober, Eve Unsell
Cinematographer: Karl Struss
Costumes: Travis Banton
Music: John Leipold

Richard ‘Skeets’ Gallagher (Biney Hatfield)
Stuart Erwin (Stranger)
Carole Lombard (Anne Merrick)
Lilyan Tashman (Polly Griscom)
Norman Foster (Steve Merrick)
Edward J. Nugent (George Kent)
Theodore von Eltz (Gilbert Morrell)
Joyce Compton (Luella May Carroll)
Willie Best (Laundryman)
Eulalie Jensen (Mrs. Kent)
Harry Beresford (Mr. Platt)
Effie Ellsler (Mrs. Platt)
Claire Dodd (uncredited)
Pat Moriarity (uncredited)
Paddy O’Flynn (uncredited)
Guy Oliver (uncredited)
Matty Roubert (uncredited)
Marguerite Warner (uncredited)

Plot Summary
Steve Merrick works in advertising and writes part-time. He decides to make writing his full-time job, but cannot support himself and his wife, Anne. To make more money, Anne takes a job in a chorus line. However, Steve soon feels unhappy and inadequate because he has to rely on Anne for financial support. Based on a Broadway play by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich.

Release Date: May 20, 1931 (USA)
Running Time: 74 minutes