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When's Your Birthday? (1937)

Passed  -  Comedy | Romance  -  19 February 1937 (USA)
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Some shady characters discover that a sad sack nightclub bus boy has the ability to predict outcomes of races and other events through astrology.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Dustin Willoughby
Marian Marsh ...
Jerry Grant
Fred Keating ...
Larry Burke
Edgar Kennedy ...
Mr. Basscombe
Maude Eburne ...
Mrs. Basscombe
Suzanne Kaaren ...
Diane Basscombe
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Mossy
Minor Watson ...
Regan
Frank Jenks ...
Lefty
Don Rowan ...
Steve
Granville Bates ...
Judge O'Day
Charles Judels ...
Headwaiter
Corky ...
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Storyline

Sad sack Dustin Willoughby is a true believer in the power of astrology. His adherence to the forecasts of his horoscope has alienated his fiancée and cost him his job at the bank. While working as a lowly bus boy in a nightclub, he catches the attention of some high-stakes gamblers with his ability to forecast race results and establishes himself as an astrologer to high society clients.The high rollers mistakenly confuse his horoscope with that of professional boxer "The Salvador Slayer", and bet the ranch on the unknown Central-American pugilist. After they realize their error, they force Dustin into the ring to try and help save the day. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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The Nation's Greatest Ass-trologer! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

19 February 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Con l'aiuto della luna  »

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(RCA High Fidelity Sound System)

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(cartoon sequence)|

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1.37 : 1
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Final film of Bull Montana. See more »

Quotes

Judge O'Day: Where have I seen you before?
Dustin Willoughby: Well, I was at the army and navy game.
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Connections

References Mary of Scotland (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Birthday to You
(1893) (uncredited)
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
Played and sung at the nightclub
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Why did Brown leave Warners?
18 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Joe E. Brown made a horrible business decision by leaving Warners and signing to do a series of independent comedies for David Loew. This was the first and it is cheap looking and unfunny. There is an astrology theme to it, but the production values are bad and Brown's performance is whiny and annoying. The supporting cast does nothing to help. Avoid at all costs.


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