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Lucky Jordan (1942)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  16 November 1942 (USA)
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Lucky Jordan, cynical gambler and racketeer, finds one thing his luck and connections can't fix: the draft board. In the army, he fits like the proverbial square peg, and deserts...to find ... See full summary »

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Helen Walker ...
Jill Evans
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Slip Moran
Mabel Paige ...
Annie ('Ma')
Marie McDonald ...
Pearl
Lloyd Corrigan ...
Ernest Higgins
Dave Willock ...
Angelo Palacio
Russell Hoyt ...
Eddie
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Herr Kesselman
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Kilpatrick
Clem Bevans ...
Gas Station Attendant
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Hired Gun
Charles Cane ...
Sergeant
George Meader ...
Clarence
Virginia Brissac ...
Clarence's Wife
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Lucky Jordan, cynical gambler and racketeer, finds one thing his luck and connections can't fix: the draft board. In the army, he fits like the proverbial square peg, and deserts...to find his former henchman selling the mob's services to enemy spies and saboteurs. Meanwhile, Jill, the attractive WAC he's taken hostage, hopes to reform him (by any means at her disposal). But it takes an unexpected plot twist to make Jordan change his ways... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Coração de Pedra  »

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"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 8, 1951 with Alan Ladd and Sheldon Leonard reprising their film roles. See more »

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Slip Moran: If you want to keep a dame from squawkin' you need to break her squawker.
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The 19 Year Old Dorothy Dandridge
10 April 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The 19 year old Dorothy Dandridge got the opportunity to act alongside of Alan Ladd in this rather dull film, 'Lucky Jordan'. It sums up how lucky she was during her teens to act alongside Alan Ladd, John Wayne, The Little Rascals, Abbott and Costello and The Marx Brothers.


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