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Up Pops the Devil (1931)





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In this romance, an aspiring writer encounters a wealthy publisher who gives him an advance on the first two chapters of his book. Meanwhile, his wife helps out by becoming a chorus girl in a nightclub revue. Instead of enjoying the peace and quiet of home life, the poor writer finds himself inundated by unexpected visitors and minor household disasters. Among the visitors is a flirtatious Southern gal who tries to lure him away from his wife. At the same time, the publisher has become enamored of the husband's wife and tries to tempt her with his money. The wife thinks he is simply offering her more advance money on her husband's book. Mayhem ensues when the couple begins suspecting each other of cheating. Following their separation, the man becomes a famous writer. Eventually he realizes that he has only loved his wife all along. The two reconcile and happiness ensues.


Carole Lombard
as Anne Merrick
Lilyan Tashman
as Polly Griscom
Norman Foster
as Steve Merrick
Stuart Erwin
as Stranger
Eddie Nugent
as George Kent
Theodore von Eltz
as Gilbert Morrell
Joyce Compton
as Luella May Carroll
Harry Beresford
as Mr. Platt
Effie Ellsler
as Mrs. Platt
Eulalie Jensen
as Mrs. Kent
Matty Roubert
as Subscription Boy
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