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The Lottery Lover (1935)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Music, Romance  |  5 February 1935 (USA)
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A crew of young military-school cadets are enjoying their first weekend in Paris. Frank Harrington, a girl-shy cadet, wins the lottery which "They" have organized, an Frank wins the right ... See full summary »

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Pat Paterson ...
Patty
Peggy Fears ...
Gaby Aimee
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Cadet Harold Stump
Walter Woolf King ...
Prince Midanoff
Alan Dinehart ...
Edward Arthur 'Tank' Tankersley
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Capt. Payne
Edward J. Nugent ...
Gibbs (as Eddie Nugent)
Rafaela Ottiano ...
Gaby's Maid
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Pom Pom (as Skippy)
Dick Foran ...
Cadet (as Nick Foran)
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A crew of young military-school cadets are enjoying their first weekend in Paris. Frank Harrington, a girl-shy cadet, wins the lottery which "They" have organized, an Frank wins the right to woo the star of the Folies Bergere, Gaby Aimee, with her garter serving as proof of conquest. Meanwhile Frank has found the one girl-of-his-heart, Patty, and this serves to complicate matters. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Not great Wilder, but very pleasant anyway!
11 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

Don't get too excited by the fact that Billy Wilder has a half-share in the screenplay credit. This film has no bitingly witty lines, and only lukewarm comedy situations.

Despite a mighty attractive cast and a remarkably lavish budget at his disposal, director Thiele has given this mild script little zing. Fortunately, the songs are surprisingly pleasant, the sets and costumes eye-dazzling. We are also treated to two fairish musical production numbers — only one, alas, with girls!

Two other assets make significant contributions to the fun: Bert Glennon's glowing cinematography and editor Dorothy Spencer's uncanny ability to spice up Thiele's flabby footage. In fact, Miss Spencer does such wonders she should have been nominated for an award (as she was for Stagecoach, Decision Before Dawn, Cleopatra and Earthquake).


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