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Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical | 25 September 1943 (USA)
Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.

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Cast

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Eddie Cantor / Joe Simpson
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John Garfield
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Pat Dixon
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Ida Lupino
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Tommy Randolph
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Ann Sheridan
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Dinah Shore
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Alexis Smith
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Alan Hale
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George Tobias
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Storyline

Two producers are putting together a Calvacade of Stars for a wartime charity show. Along with a list of well-knowns they promote the work of an unknown singer and songwriter. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Comedy | Musical

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25 September 1943 (USA)  »

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Adorables estrellas  »

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(Turner library print) (copyright length)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

As of 10 October 2015 this is possibly the oldest film in which two non-child stars, Joan Leslie and Olivia de Havilland (notwithstanding the fact that she was playing herself) are still alive. Leslie died on October 12 2015. See more »

Goofs

In one of the scenes where Eddie Cantor, dressed as an American Indian, is being chased by other men dressed as American Indians, the film negative has been flipped - you can see the signs on store windows are clearly backward/mirror images of what they are supposed to read. See more »

Quotes

John Garfield: Let's just do it the way we did in rehearsals.
Eddie Cantor: But you'll be hiding my face!
John Garfield: [Shoves him against the wall] Is that bad?
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Crazy Credits

At the end, the words "THE END" are sewn into the curtains. See more »

Connections

Featured in All About Bette (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Thank Your Lucky Stars
(1943) (uncredited)
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Performed by Dinah Shore on a radio show
Reprised by a chorus at the end
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A wonderful film...with plenty of stars and songs!!
29 March 2000 | by (Templeton,CA) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie.Dinah Shore sings beautifully and Eddie Cantor is hilarious!Dennis Morgan and Joan Leslie are sweet together and sing "I'm riding for a fall" and "No You,No Me". Jack Carson and Alan Hale do a cute routine and Alexis Smith dances wonderfully.Bette Davis and Errol Flynn sing!Any person who likes star-filled movies with lots of songs and comedy should see this film!I recommend it!!


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