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Pot o' Gold (1941)

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Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Jimmy Haskell
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Molly McCorkle
Horace Heidt ...
Horace Heidt
Charles Winninger ...
C.J. Haskell
Mary Gordon ...
Ma McCorkle
Frank Melton ...
Jasper
Jed Prouty ...
Mr. Louderman
Charles Arnt ...
Parks (as Charlie Arnt)
Dick Hogan ...
Willie McCorkle
James Burke ...
Lt. Grady
Donna Wood ...
Donna McCorkle
Larry Cotton ...
Larry Cotton, Vocalist
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Storyline

Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst enemy because of their love for music and in-house band who constantly practices. Soon, Jimmy finds himself trying to help the band by getting them gigs and trying to reconcile the family with his uncle, an avid music-hater, all while winning the heart of the beautiful Molly! Written by Nathan Will Sheets

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It's the prize romantic laugh of the year... more fun than winning the POT O' GOLD! See more »


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3 April 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jimmy Steps Out  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Finnish censorship certificate # 207017 delivered on 10-6-2008 (DVD). See more »

Goofs

As Jimmy follows Molly to the house, the bag of apples is held waist-high by the bottom of the bag. In the closer shot, the bag has disappeared and his hand is down by his side. When he brings the bag back into view, he is holding it at the top whereas previously he held it by the bottom. See more »

Quotes

Charles 'C.J.' Haskell: They're in the phones now! Listen to that!
Hames Hamilton 'Jimmy' Haskell: [takes the receiver] Oh yes, very beautiful string quartet.
Charles 'C.J.' Haskell: String cor-tet!? That's bugles!
Himself, Horace Heidt: [writing down a medical report] Hears bugles in phone.
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When Johnny Toots His Horn
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Written by Hy Heath and Fred Rose
Performed by James Stewart
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Moulin Rouge of the 40's?
30 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I didn't know what to expect when I bought this movie. It was on sale really cheap and I just wanted something different to watch. Well, that's exactly what I got! This movie is sweet, silly, and completely outrageous. I was laughing out loud at the unabashedly large plot holes. They were just having fun and didn't care. Neither did I. Loved it. For its fun spirit, this film reminded me a lot of Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge - characters just breaking out into song and dance for no real reason. It's a musical that doesn't admit it.The last half hour is a little long and doesn't seem to really go with the rest of movie, but I'll forgive that because it was so fun to watch.


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