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The Merry Monahans (1944)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 15 September 1944 (USA)

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »
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Cast

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Jimmy Monahan
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Patsy Monahan
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Sheila DeRoyce
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Lillian Miles, aka Lillian DeRoyce
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Arnold Pembroke, Has-Been Matinee Idol
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Weldon Laydon, Broadway Talent Scout
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Rose, aka Rose Monahan,unscrupulous Chorus Girl
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Clerk
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Policeman
Marion Martin ...
Soubrette
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Judge
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A CURTAIN CALL HIT! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Approved | See all certifications »
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15 September 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Noche triunfal  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film has 20 song/dance numbers of at least two minutes each. This leaves 31 minutes for plot developments, which is enough. See more »

Quotes

Pete Monahan: Did you kids have a good time at the beach today?
Patsy Monahan: Oh, sure. I enjoy an occasional dip in the common pleasures of the proletariat.
Jimmy Monahan: If you knew what those words meant and could spell 'em, you'd be almost literate.
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Soundtracks

Stop Foolin'
(uncredited)
Written by Irving Bibo and Don George
Danced by Peggy Ryan and Donald O'Connor
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a lost treasure
16 February 2002 | by (houston, texas) – See all my reviews

Oh, how I wish this film were on video or dvd! I saw it countless times on late night TV when I was growing up in the late 50s and early 60s. Now it seems to have vanished. What a shame! The Merry Monahans is a feel good movie. My heart always leapt at the ending. The cast is magnificent, the music infectious, the whole thing a delight!


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