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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:

Edwin L. Marin

Writers:

Lynn Root (screen play), Frank Fenton (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Robert Young ... Scott
Barbara Hale ... Mary
Frank Morgan ... William Audrey
James Gleason ... Sacramento Sam
Don Rice Don Rice ... Eddie
Harry Davenport ... Judge Martin
Lloyd Corrigan ... Little Joe
Teddy Hart Teddy Hart ... Little Guy
Joseph Vitale ... Happy Johnson
Douglas Morrow Douglas Morrow ... Dan Morgan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dick Elliott ... Fat Man (scenes deleted)
Betty Gillette ... Stewardess (scenes deleted)
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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>

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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:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1946 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Lady's Choice See more »

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Budget:

$877,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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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 »

Goofs

After Mary punches Scott in the nose, just after he walks off, a clear shadow of the boom microphone is visible moving on then off the patio umbrella by Mary's head. See more »

Quotes

William Audrey: Let's go get a beer. I can't think good with a clear head
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13 March 2000 | by rupieSee 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.


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