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Lucky Legs (1942)

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Chorus girl Gloria Carroll inherits one million dollars from Broadway playboy Herbert Dinwiddle. Producer Ned McLane persuades her to advance him the money on a production called "Lucky ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Jinx Falkenburg ...
Gloria Carroll
Leslie Brooks ...
Jewel Perkins
Kay Harris ...
'Calamity' Jane Edwards
Elizabeth Patterson ...
Annabelle Dinwiddie
Russell Hayden ...
James Abercrombie
William Wright ...
'Pinkie' Connors
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Ned McLane
Adele Rowland ...
Hettie Dinwiddie
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Chorus girl Gloria Carroll inherits one million dollars from Broadway playboy Herbert Dinwiddle. Producer Ned McLane persuades her to advance him the money on a production called "Lucky Legs" that will star her. The will causes problems in two places; Racketeer Pinky Connors is mad as the money is his as Dinwiddle was really his absconding bookkeeper, and, in Elmville, Dinwiddle's two spinster sisters, Annabelle Dinwiddle and Henrietta Dinwiddle, learn they are getting $10,000 each. Pinkie's lawyer suggests he get power-of-attorney over Gloria's funds. Henrietta wants to contest the will, hires a local young law school graduate, Jimmy Abercrombie and the trio set off for New York. Jimmy obtains an injunction against Pinkie that also serves to shut off McLane's credit for "Lucky Legs." To open the show and provide employment for her roommates, "Calamity" Jane Edwards and Jewel Perkins, Gloria offers to settle for $25,000 with Henrietta, who refuses. Annebelle, who likes Gloria, ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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LAUGHTER, LOVE, LOVINESS AND RHYTHM! See more »


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1 October 1942 (USA)  »

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Lucky Legs
Written by Sammy Cahn and Saul Chaplin
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