Lucky Partners

Lucky Partners

Lewis Milestone (1940)

99min
U Certificate
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Review

Our Score
This frothy comedy is somewhat let down by the uncomfortable pairing of its two leads. Perky Ginger Rogers, then under contract to RKO and at her professional peak, and urbane Ronald Colman fail to spark in an American remake of Sacha Guitry's 1935 French film Bonne Chance. The romance seems too lightweight for Colman, under Lewis Milestone's experienced, if slightly heavy-handed, direction. Still, fans of the two great stars won't want to miss this.

Summary

A woman is wished good luck by a neighbour, and goes on to have a lucky day. Deciding he is a source of good fortune, she persuades him to share a sweepstake ticket with her. However, her fiance is not happy when their horse wins and they plan to go on holiday with the money. Romantic comedy, starring Ginger Rogers, Ronald Colman and Jack Carson.

Cast & Crew

Jean Newton Ginger Rogers
David Grant Ronald Colman
Freddie Jack Carson
Aunt Spring Byington
Mrs Sylvester Cecilia Loftus
Judge Harry Davenport
Charles Billy Gilbert
Mr Sylvester Brandon Tynan
Director Lewis Milestone
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Other Information

Language: English Black and White Theatrical distributor: R.K.O. Radio Pictures Ltd

Comedy

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