Lucky Partners

Lucky Partners

Director: Lewis Milestone Cast: Ronald Colman, Ginger Rogers, Jack Carson


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Lewis Milestone directs the lightweight romantic comedy Lucky Partners, based on a story by Sacha Guitry. David Grant (Ronald Colman) is an artist in New York's Greenwich Village. After he wishes good luck to passing ingenue Jean Newton (Ginger Rogers), she is immediately offered a beautiful dress. Thinking that David is lucky, she agrees to go in with him on a ticket for the Irish Sweepstakes. Their horse wins the race, and he asks her to accompany her to Niagara Falls to celebrate their winnings. Jean's fiancé, Freddie Harper (Jack Carson), is not pleased about the arrangement, so he follows them. Eventually Jean and David fall for each other and they end up in the courthouse, where the judge ($Harry Davenport) sorts everything out in favor of the new couple. Lucky Partners was released in 1940, the same year Rogers gave her Oscar-winning performance in Kitty Foyle: The Natural History of a Woman.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/15/2011
UPC: 0883316287385
Original Release: 1940
Source: Warner Archives
Time: 1:39:00
Sales rank: 6,830

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ronald Colman David Grant
Ginger Rogers Jean Newton
Jack Carson Freddie Harper
Spring Byington Aunt Lucy
Cecilia Loftus Mrs. Sylvester
Harry Davenport Judge
Hugh O'Connell Niagara Clerk
Brandon Tynan Mr. Sylvester
Leon Belasco Nick I
Walter Kingsford Wendell
Lucille Gleason Ethel's Mother
Helen Lynd Ethel
Eddie Conrad Nick II
Robert Dudley Bailiff
Jane Patten Bride
Dorothy Adams Maid in Apartment
Murray Alper Bellboy
William Benedict Bellboy
Harlan Briggs Mayor
Nora Cecil Clubwoman
Edgar Dearing Desk Sergeant
Tom Dugan Spieler
Fern Emmett Hotel Maid
Billy Gilbert Charles
Charles Halton Newspaperman
Otto Hoffman Clerk
Dick Hogan Bellboy
Lloyd Ingraham Chamber of Commerce Member
Tommy Mack Joseph
Alex Melesh Art Salesman
Frank Mills Bus Driver
Benny Rubin Spieler Number 1
Grady Sutton Reporter
Dorothy Vernon Woman on Bus
Max Wagner Waiter
George Watts Plainclothesman
Gayne Whitman Announcer
Allen Wood Bellboy
Al Hill Motor Cop
Olin Howland Tourist

Technical Credits
Lewis Milestone Director
Harry Berman Editor
Mel Burns Makeup
Carroll Clark Art Director
Robert de Grasse Cinematographer
Harry E. Edington Executive Producer
Sacha Guitry Original Story
George Haight Producer
Irene Costumes/Costume Designer
Argyle Nelson Asst. Director
Van Nest Polglase Art Director
Allan Scott Screenwriter
Darrell Silvera Set Decoration/Design
Dimitri Tiomkin Score Composer
John Van Druten Screenwriter
Vernon Walker Special Effects

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