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Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 19 November 1948 (USA)
After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Tim Burke posing as Schuyler Tatlock
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Denno Noonan
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Miles Tatlock
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Nickey Van Alen
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Cassie Van Alen
Dorothy Stickney ...
Emily Tatlock
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Cora
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Dr. Mason
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Clifford Tatlock
Hilo Hattie ...
Kamamamalua
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Fergel (as Richard Rancyd)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hugh Allen ...
Elderly Gardener / Bartender
Clifford Brooke ...
Pete
Beulah Christian ...
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After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions. Written by Richard Blinkal <phelam@netcom.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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19 November 1948 (USA)  »

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The Tatlock Millions  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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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 »

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Sweet Leilani
(uncredited)
Written by Harry Owens
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A comedy gem that got away
10 November 2004 | by (Santa Rosa, California) – See all my reviews

In 1948, I saw this movie with friends, not expecting much. I went in not knowing much about the actors and came out howling with glee at the sparkling writing, crisp direction, romantic story and most of all the peerless company of scene-stealing character actors. Now, I was very young at the time so I probably couldn't have told you then exactly why I would never forget it until I became a film buff years later.

Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be a decent video available. I recently bought one at Amazon and it is of the same poor, frustrating quality as the one that occasionally pops up on late night TV.

This is the gem that got away and deserves to be recognized. Anyone know someone with clout at AMC??


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