The staff of a record factory drown their sorrows at Duffy's Tavern, while the company owner faces threats of bankruptcy.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Betty Hutton
Alan Ladd
Dorothy Lamour
Eddie Bracken
Brian Donlevy
Sonny Tufts
Veronica Lake
Arturo de Cordova
Bing Crosby's Father
Cass Daley
Diana Lynn
Michael O'Malley


The staff of a record factory drown their sorrows at Duffy's Tavern, while the company owner faces threats of bankruptcy.

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Release Date:

28 September 1945 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Taverna de Duffy  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »


Spoofed in Hush My Mouse (1946) See more »


(Doin' It) The Hard Way
Written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke
Performed by Betty Hutton
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Duffy's Tavern impressions
6 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To me, this is a classic movie for the end of war era. The first few reviewers cited the cavalcade type ones already. They need to be viewed and reviewed in the context of the time or the viewer misses the point. It is appropriate to note this, possibly, for people who do not realize there had been an all out world war for the past 4 to 6 yrs, depending on where one lived. mysterymoviegoer hit the nail on the head as far as I am concerned. I like to see the kinds of humor, the environments and attitudes that the movie portrays- not to mention the parade of stars and luminaries from the time. I did not see Maltin's review, gave up on it as a resource many yrs ago and hadn't even considered the intern angle. Nice to see another person take the time to record a most appropriate comment on this special kind of movie theme from a special time in history.

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