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It Happened in Flatbush (1942)

 |  Comedy, Sport  |  28 May 1942 (USA)
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A washed up baseball player (Lloyd Nolan) returns to Brooklyn to manage his old team but ends up clashing with the beautiful new owner (Carole Landis)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank 'Butterfingers' Maguire
Kathryn Baker
Mrs. 'Mac' McAvoy
Sam Sloan
Danny Mitchell
Mrs. Maguire
George Holmes ...
Roy Collins aka Roy Anderson
Scotty Beckett ...
Joseph Allen ...
Walter Rogers (as Joe Allen Jr.)
James Burke ...
Umpire Shaunnessy
Roger Imhof ...
Mr. Maguire
Matt McHugh ...
LeRoy Mason ...
J.C. Scott - Catcher
Pat O'Hara - Pitcher
Dale Van Sickel ...
Stevenson - First Baseman


A washed up baseball player (Lloyd Nolan) returns to Brooklyn to manage his old team but ends up clashing with the beautiful new owner (Carole Landis)

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Comedy | Sport





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28 May 1942 (USA)  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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I remember this movie when I was a kid. It is considered a lost movie but I taped it of my satellite dish last summer. and I am glad I have it. Other than appearing on a satellite channel it is impossible to acquire.. Carole Landis played a great part but it is sad that she died so young. The baseball scenes are great especially when the Dodgers win the pennant. Carole Landis' reaction at this moment is so special! Lloyd Nolan who played in the movie A Tree Grows In Brooklyn with the greatest actress who ever lived Peggy Ann Garner did a great job in this movie. It Happened in Flatbush is considered a lost film but I am glad I own a copy and I am also thankful that I have the memories of this great movie!

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