6.3/10
236
6 user 1 critic

Lady Luck (1946)

Approved | | Comedy | 1946 (UK)
A woman marries a gambler with the hopes of reforming him, but things don't quite work out the way she planned.

Director:

Writers:

(screen play), (screen play) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Film-Noir | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

On trial for murdering his girlfriend, philandering stockbroker Larry Ballentine takes the stand to claim his innocence and describe the actual, but improbable sounding, sequence of events that led to her death.

Director: Irving Pichel
Stars: Robert Young, Susan Hayward, Jane Greer
Split Second (1953)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two escaped killers take hostages and hide in a Nevada mining ghost town knowing that an atom bomb is scheduled to be tested there the next morning.

Director: Dick Powell
Stars: Stephen McNally, Alexis Smith, Jan Sterling
Certificate: Passed Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A wealthy business man, out of touch with real folks, decides to mingle and see what it is really all about.

Director: Edward Buzzell
Stars: Robert Young, Frank Morgan, Mary Astor
Certificate: Passed Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A man's marriage suffers when he pretends to be a bachelor while promoting "his" best-selling book about married life (actually written by an eccentric professor) in order to pay off a debt to a gangster.

Directors: Edward Buzzell, Norman Taurog
Stars: Robert Young, Ruth Hussey, Felix Bressart
Mr. Lucky (1943)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A gambler has plans to swindle money from a charity program, but starts to have second thoughts when he falls for a rich society girl.

Director: H.C. Potter
Stars: Cary Grant, Laraine Day, Charles Bickford
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster
Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Mischa Auer
Union Depot (1932)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Travelers of different and varied backgrounds meet and interact on one night in a metropolitan train station and its environs.

Director: Alfred E. Green
Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Blondell, Guy Kibbee
Desire (1936)
Comedy | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An automotive engineer bound for a holiday in Spain meets a sultry jewel thief.

Director: Frank Borzage
Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper, John Halliday
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A multinational group of train passengers become involved in a post-World War II Nazi assassination plot.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan, Charles Korvin
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance.

Director: Mitchell Leisen
Stars: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Ralph Bellamy
What a Woman (1943)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A literary agent is pursued by the charming writer of a popular magazine while she attempts to sway one of her clients, a handsome but innocent college professor, to star in an upcoming movie based on his best-selling novel The Whirlwind.

Director: Irving Cummings
Stars: Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne, Willard Parker
Adventure (1945)
Drama | Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Dark, romantic, complicated drama about a rowdy merchant marine and sophisticated librarian who clash over their lifestyles and values - and then fall in love.

Director: Victor Fleming
Stars: Clark Gable, Greer Garson, Joan Blondell
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
...
...
Sacramento Sam
Don Rice ...
...
Judge Martin
...
Little Joe
Teddy Hart ...
Little Guy
...
Happy Johnson
Douglas Morrow ...
Dan Morgan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Fat Man (scenes deleted)
...
Stewardess (scenes deleted)
Edit

Storyline

Mary now runs a bookstore in L.A. with her grandfather, whose past gambling excesses have left her hating everything about the pastime. Unfortunately she falls for Larry, who makes his living in this very line of work. He vows to change but going to Las Vegas to get married may not be the best choice for them. Indeed, Mary's forefathers all had gambling in their blood and if she does ever get to try the tables anything could happen. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

gambling | marriage | See All (2) »

Taglines:

Love's no gamble...the way she plays! But he's got a system all his own...for winning her heart! You'll love Robert Young, Barbara Hale and Frank Morgan in gay, wide-open Las Vegas, in RKO's romantic comedy hit LADY LUCK

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1946 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A Dama da Sorte  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"The Hedda Hopper Show - This Is Hollywood" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 8, 1947 with Robert Young and Barbara Hale reprising their film roles. See more »

Quotes

William Audrey: Let's go get a beer. I can't think good with a clear head
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good bet
13 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

This old-time comedy stands up pretty well and holds your interest throughout. The characters are sympathetic and well-drawn, and the story line is intriguing. Aided by a good script and fine acting from lead Bob Young, and from Frank ("Wizard of Oz") Morgan and James Gleason as Sam. Interesting for the presence of Barbara Hale, later to be Perry Mason's secretary Della Street.


13 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page