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

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

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5 May 1939 (USA)  »

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Noite Feliz  »

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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 »

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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 »

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Chopsticks
(1877) (uncredited)
Music by Euphemia Allen
Duet played at the piano by Robert Taylor and Henry O'Neill
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First part is a hoot!
12 September 2004 | by (Colorado Springs, CO) – See all my reviews

Lucky Night gets off to a roaring start, with Loy and Taylor tearing up the town and obviously having a ball together. There's great chemistry and the situations they get themselves into are a lot of fun to watch. For awhile I was really thinking this movie was going to turn out to be an underrated and little-known gem.

Unfortunately, when the pair sober up the next morning, the story goes off the rails and becomes a dreary, incoherent mess. Taylor's character keeps rambling about how he has some "idea" about what life should be, but he can't articulate what he means. The dialogue actually becomes so bizarre at times that I wondered if the writer was all there.

This one is worth checking out if you're a fan of Loy -- she's always a pleasure to watch -- but if you start to get antsy halfway through, change the channel. You won't be missing anything.


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