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A hat-check girl at the Stork Club (Hutton) saves the life of a drowning man (Fitzgerald). A rich man, he decides to repay her by anonymously giving her a bank account, a luxury apartment ... See full summary »

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Jerry B. 'J.B.' / 'Pop' Bates
Don DeFore ...
Sgt. Danny Wilton
Robert Benchley ...
Tom P. Curtis
Bill Goodwin ...
Sherman Billingsley
Iris Adrian ...
Gwen
Mikhail Rasumny ...
Mr. Coretti
Mary Young ...
Mrs. Edith Bates
Andy Russell ...
Jim Jones
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A hat-check girl at the Stork Club (Hutton) saves the life of a drowning man (Fitzgerald). A rich man, he decides to repay her by anonymously giving her a bank account, a luxury apartment and a charge account at a department store. When her boyfriend (DeFore) returns from overseas, he thinks she is a kept woman. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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It's a WONDERFUL Story ... About the GRANDEST people ... Having the LOVELIEST Time at ... New York's Most GLITTERING Night Spot! See more »


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28 December 1945 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

De ooievaarsclub  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

More than 700 photographs of the Stork Club in New York City were taken to help the set designers of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Judy Peabody: You know I think he's a bit screwy, he thinks a girl named Ruby Stevens is Barbara Stanwyck!
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Soundtracks

If I Had A Dozen Hearts
(1945) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Revel
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
Performed by Betty Hutton, Andy Russell
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Entertaining 40s movie
10 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Stork Club movie is probably best enjoyed by those in their late 30s and upwards. The movies in the 40s generally provide adequate entertainment for either a matinée or an evening showing. This movie is no exception. The stars in this movie seamlessly perform their parts well. The plot is not that great. The movie drags a little in the middle, but many movies do. Betty Hutton is always entertaining. There is some musical scores and singing in the movie which leads to additional enjoyment. The plot like many 40s movies is highly predictable. Yet Barry Fitzgerald is very entertaining as well. The Stork Club provides a non-memorable, yet entertaining way to pass time. Not quite a "Busy" movie. You can enjoy the movie with a bowl of popcorn and some friends. Enjoy.


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