Lucky Night (1939)

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



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Complete credited cast:
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Henry O'Neill ...
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A wealthy woman meets a bum on a park bench and marries him the same evening.

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Release Date:

5 May 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Noite Feliz  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


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 »


You Are My Lucky Star
(1935) (uncredited)
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
Played by an Organ Grinder
Reprised twice by the orchestra at George's
Incorporated into the score often
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Pretty Good Movie
26 May 2005 | by (United States) – See 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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