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It Happened in Flatbush (1942)

Approved | | Comedy, Sport | 28 May 1942 (USA)
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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Frank 'Butterfingers' Maguire
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Kathryn Baker
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Mrs. 'Mac' McAvoy
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Sam Sloan
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Danny Mitchell
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Mrs. Maguire
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Roy Collins aka Roy Anderson
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Joseph Allen ...
Walter Rogers (as Joe Allen Jr.)
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Umpire Shaunnessy
Roger Imhof ...
Mr. Maguire
Matt McHugh ...
O'Doul
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J.C. Scott - Catcher
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Pat O'Hara - Pitcher
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Stevenson - First Baseman
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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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For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
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Very enjoyable baseball movie
25 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

Very enjoyable "B" movie from 1942. Nolan as skipper of Brooklyn Dodgers is good. For once they did not use old Wrigley Field in Los Angeles for the long shot scenes. Instead they used films of the three games played at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn in the 1941 World Series. You can tell from the bunting hanging from the stands. Also some events are very close to actual happenings of the old Dodgers. A most for all us old Brooklyn Dodger fans.


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