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Lucky Night (1939)

Passed | | Drama, Comedy | 5 May 1939 (USA)
A wealthy woman meets a bum on a park bench and marries him the same evening.

Director:

Norman Taurog

Writers:

Vincent Lawrence (screen play), Grover Jones (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Myrna Loy ... Cora Jordan
Robert Taylor ... Bill Overton
Joseph Allen Joseph Allen ... Joe Hilton
Henry O'Neill ... Calvin Jordan
Douglas Fowley ... George
Bernard Nedell ... 'Dusty' Sawyer
Charles Lane ... Carpenter
Bernadene Hayes ... 'Blondie'
Gladys Blake ... 'Blackie'
Marjorie Main ... Mrs. Briggs
Edward Gargan ... Policeman
Irving Bacon ... Conductor
Oscar O'Shea ... Police Lieutenant
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Storyline

A wealthy woman meets a bum on a park bench and marries him the same evening.

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Taglines:

They start light housekeeping on a bench in the park (original herald) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Comedy

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Noite Feliz See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$589,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Robert Taylor and Myrna Loy reprised their roles from the film on the May 11, 1939 episode of the radio show "Good News of 1939." See more »

Goofs

After Cora and Bill leave in the car they won, you can see them driving with their driving lights on but when they stop a few minutes later there are no driving lights on the car. When they are driving after leaving the police station, the driving lights are there, but not turned on. See more »

Connections

References Slave Ship (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

Chopsticks
(1877) (uncredited)
Music by Euphemia Allen
Duet played at the piano by Robert Taylor and Henry O'Neill
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Pretty Good Movie
26 May 2005 | by Remington330See all my reviews

Myrna Loy and Robert Taylor are cute together. This movie is about two people that meet and have one lucky night together and decide to try and make their luck last a life time. I saw this movie on cable one night and enjoyed it a lot. I would like to have it on DVD but can't even find it on VHS. Check out some of Myrna Loy's films you wont be sorry, watch The Thin Man collection, and The Best Years Of Our Lives. They are all great movies. If you have time watch Robert Taylor in Ivanhoe. Why can't Hollywood make them like they did back in the day when there were real "MOVIE STARS" in Hollywood. Where did the Class go in Hollywood. No more greats like Katherine Hepburn or Cary Grant, we are left with these mild at best actors. George Clooney which is one of the best ones we have now days is still not up to Cary Grant league.


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