Needs 5 Ratings

Unexpected Father (1939)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama | 14 June 1939 (USA)
Jimmy Hanley learns that his former dancing partner has been killed, leaving a baby boy Sandy, so he takes the baby to live with him and his roommate Boris Bebenko. Theatre manager Allen ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story and screenplay)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Baby Sandy ...
Sandy (as Sandy Lee)
Shirley Ross ...
Dianna Donovan
...
Jimmy Hanley
...
Boris Bebenko
Joy Hodges ...
Peg - showgirl
Dorothy Arnold ...
Sally - showgirl
Anne Gwynne ...
Kitty - showgirl
Anne Nagel ...
Beulah - showgirl
Donald Briggs ...
Allen Rand - theatre manager
Richard Lane ...
Leo Murphy - Booking Agent
Paul Guilfoyle ...
Ed Stone - Sandy's Uncle
...
Ethel Stone
...
Mrs. Callahan
Spencer Charters ...
Magistrate
Edit

Storyline

Jimmy Hanley learns that his former dancing partner has been killed, leaving a baby boy Sandy, so he takes the baby to live with him and his roommate Boris Bebenko. Theatre manager Allen Rand threatens to fire Jimmy for neglecting his work, but Jimmy's girlfriend Diana squares things by going to dinner with Rand over Jimmy's objections. Sandy catches measles and the quarantine causes Jimmy and Boris to miss a big audition. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Sandy... wonder baby of "East Side of Heaven"... and three more laugh babies... on a hilarious lark! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 June 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sandy Takes a Bow  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Film debut of Anne Gwynne. See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet and Low
Sung by Shirley Ross
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss Unexpected Father (1939) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?