MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 107,147 this week

Maid's Night Out (1938)

Passed  |   |  Romance, Comedy  |  4 March 1938 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 216 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 1 critic

A millionaire's son works as a milkman for a month to win a bet with his father. While delivering milk he falls in love with a young debutante whom he mistakes for a maid.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1268 titles
created 12 Nov 2011
 
all
a list of 2878 titles
created 27 Dec 2011
 
a list of 9996 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 16 Dec 2013
 
a list of 46 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Maid's Night Out" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Maid's Night Out (1938)

Maid's Night Out (1938) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Maid's Night Out.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An arrogant Cambridge student emigrates to America and enrolls at the West Point.

Director: Alfred E. Green
Stars: Louis Hayward, Joan Fontaine, Tom Brown
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Fourteen-year-old Tessa is hopelessly in love with handsome composer Lewis Dodd, a family friend. Lewis adores Tessa, but has never shown any romantic feelings toward her. When Tessa's ... See full summary »

Director: Edmund Goulding
Stars: Charles Boyer, Joan Fontaine, Brenda Marshall
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An actress becomes an alcoholic after being jilted. She is aided by an Alcoholics Anonymous member with whom she has an affair; however, he is married.

Director: George Stevens
Stars: Joan Fontaine, Ray Milland, Teresa Wright
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Admiral Nelson takes a brand new atomic submarine through its paces. When the Van Allen radiation belt catches fire, the admiral must find a way to beat the heat or watch the world go up in... See full summary »

Director: Irwin Allen
Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In occupied France during the Franco-Prussian War, a young French laundress shares a coach ride with several of her condescending social superiors. But when a Prussian officer holds the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Wise
Stars: Simone Simon, John Emery, Kurt Kreuger
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A brash American gramophone salesman tries to get Emperor Franz Joseph's endorsement in turn-of-the-century Austria.

Director: Billy Wilder
Stars: Bing Crosby, Joan Fontaine, Roland Culver
Crime | Film-Noir | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A novelist aided by his future father-in-law conspires to frame himself in the murder of a stripper as part of an effort to ban capital punishment.

Director: Fritz Lang
Stars: Dana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Sidney Blackmer
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

John Kent (Monte Blue') wins the Olympic decathlon but is disqualified on a charge of professionalism. William Stevens (Kenneth Harlan), the second-place finisher, is awarded the title and ... See full summary »

Director: Lynn Shores
Stars: Bruce Bennett, Joan Fontaine, Reed Howes
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Four sisters in New Zealand fall for four U.S. soldiers en route to the Pacific theater in WWII

Director: Robert Wise
Stars: Jean Simmons, Paul Newman, Joan Fontaine
Ivy (1947)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An Edwardian belle meets a rich bachelor, but what to do about her husband and her lover?

Director: Sam Wood
Stars: Joan Fontaine, Patric Knowles, Herbert Marshall
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Although she comes from an aristocratic family, beautiful Prudence Cathaway defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.

Director: Anatole Litvak
Stars: Tyrone Power, Joan Fontaine, Thomas Mitchell
Biography | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The story of Sam Houston, hero of the Texas revolution, statesman, and first president of the Republic of Texas.

Director: George Nichols Jr.
Stars: Richard Dix, Gail Patrick, Edward Ellis
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Allan Lane ...
Bill Norman
...
Mr. Papalapoulas
...
Geoffrey
...
Mrs. Harrison
William Brisbane ...
Wally Martin
Vickie Lester ...
Adele - Bill's Cousin (as Vicki Lester)
Hilda Vaughn ...
Mary - Harrison's Maid
...
Mr. Norman
Frank M. Thomas ...
'Mac' McCarthy
Solly Ward ...
Mischa
Eddie Gribbon ...
Tim Hogan
Edit

Storyline

A millionaire's son works as a milkman for a month to win a bet with his father. While delivering milk he falls in love with a young debutante whom he mistakes for a maid. Written by Ken Carson <kcarson@efn.org>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

milkman | specimen | hobby | deceit | fish | See All (30) »

Genres:

Romance | Comedy

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 March 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mademoiselle a disparu  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Silver Threads Among the Gold
(1873) (uncredited)
Music by H.P. Danks
Lyrics by Eben E. Rexford
Played on piano and sung by William Brisbane
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Rocky Lane and Joan Fontaine!
20 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Joan Fontaine stars in this short, undemanding little film about a society girl confused for a maidservant. I saw this years ago, when AMC was showing movies with no commercials in the early 1990s. A long time ago! And, I used to see it over and over, as it is a very lightweight, cheery, clever in parts crowd pleaser. Her Lothario is Allan "Rocky" Lane before his western film claim to fame. He comes from a rich and respected family, but is spending his time "playing with guppies," as his father says. He is interested in going on a fishing expedition to the South Seas, but can't find a backer. When his dad caught him sneaking out and wanting to "borrow" his father's boat, his dad bets him that if he works 30 days in the family business, Arlen Dairy, as a door-to-door milkman and doesn't make a single mistake, he would finally acquiesce to financing this dream of his. Costarring Billy Gilbert, Cecil Kellaway, Jack Carson (in a bit part), and Hollywood columnist Hedda Hopper as Joan's mother, this is a good programmer to while away the hour with. And, with clever quips like, (when Hedda complains about paying these outrageous bills) Joan replies "We could try living within our income. "Living within our income! I never heard of such a thing," Hedda says. So sit back with Rocky Lane and Joan Fontaine for a ride on a milk truck that gets sillier by the minute.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Location of Movie? monet2004
Delightful! inthedark53
Discuss Maid's Night Out (1938) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?