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Sailor's Luck (1933)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 17 March 1933 (USA)
U.S. sailor Jimmy Harrigan, on shore leave in San Pedro, meets and falls for Sally Brent She promises to wait for him when he ships out to San Francisco, but Jimmy becomes jealous and tells... See full summary »

Director:

Raoul Walsh

Writers:

Bert Hanlon (story), Charlotte Miller (adaptation) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
James Dunn ... Jimmy Fenimore Harrigan
Sally Eilers ... Sally Brent
Victor Jory ... Baron Portola - aka Darrow
Sammy Cohen Sammy Cohen ... Barnacle Benny Cohen
Frank Moran ... Bilge Moran
Esther Muir ... Minnie Broadhurst
Will Stanton ... J. Felix Hemingway
Armand 'Curly' Wright Armand 'Curly' Wright ... Angelo (as Curley Wright)
Jerry Mandy ... Rico
Lucien Littlefield ... Elmer Brown
Buster Phelps ... Elmer Brown Jr.
Frank Atkinson Frank Atkinson ... Bath House Attendant
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Storyline

U.S. sailor Jimmy Harrigan, on shore leave in San Pedro, meets and falls for Sally Brent She promises to wait for him when he ships out to San Francisco, but Jimmy becomes jealous and tells her off when he learns Sally has entered a marathon dance contest sponsored by a lecherous snake named Baron Portola. Along with several of his Navy pals, Jimmy goes to the ballroom the night of the dance marathon, to try to change Sally's mind and win her back. Written by Dan Navarro <daneldorado@yahoo.com>

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Boy See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Shot in 1932, not released until 1933. See more »

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A Sailor's Luck
Written by Val Burton, Will Jason and Ben Ryan
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Enjoyable little comedy
19 February 2002 | by hmpulhamSee all my reviews

James Dunn's flair for comedy, and Sally Eilers' sexiness, added spark to this old Fox comedy. The older Fox films, before the merger with Twentieth Century Pictures, have not been as well preserved, vis a via say, MGM or Warner Brothers. I hope "Sailor's Luck" still survives.


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