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Coney Island (1943)

Approved  |   |  Musical, Comedy  |  18 June 1943 (USA)
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Set at the turn of the century, smooth talking con man Eddie Johnson weasels his way into a job at friend and rival Joe Rocco's Coney Island night spot. Eddie meets the club's star ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Eddie Johnson
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Joe Rocco
Charles Winninger ...
Finnigan
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Frankie
Matt Briggs ...
William 'Willie' Hammerstein
Paul Hurst ...
Louie
Leo Diamond ...
Solidaires Leader (as Leo Diamond and His Solidaires)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hal K. Dawson ...
Cashier (scenes deleted)
Bert Hanlon ...
Saloon Patron (scenes deleted)
Sam Harris ...
Saloon Patron (scenes deleted)
Bud Jamison ...
Bartender (scenes deleted)
George Lloyd ...
Saloon Patron (scenes deleted)
Matt McHugh ...
Saloon Patron (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Set at the turn of the century, smooth talking con man Eddie Johnson weasels his way into a job at friend and rival Joe Rocco's Coney Island night spot. Eddie meets the club's star attraction (and Joe's love interest), Kate Farley, a brash singer with a penchant for flashy clothes. Eddie and Kate argue as he tries to soften her image. Eventually, Kate becomes the toast of Coney Island and the two fall in love. Joe then tries to sabotage their marriage plans. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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18 June 1943 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'île aux plaisirs  »

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$1,620,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on September 30, 1946 with Betty Grable reprising her film role. See more »

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When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Music by Ernest Ball
Lyrics by Chauncey Olcott and George Graff Jr.
Performed by Betty Grable and Irish quartet
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This movie I had seen when I was young and I thought that it was a good wholesome movie.I would like to purchase it if it ever comes to DVD.
23 January 2004 | by (alberta,canada) – See all my reviews

I remember a fun energetic guy who tricks and plays jokes on an old buddy. There is a woman that works for his buddy. He ends up falling in love with a her and at the same time he changes her reputation as an actor to be a real star.It turns out that his buddy plays a joke right back and well.... you should watch it.


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