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Lucky Night Details


An heiress gets a crash course in the simple life when she marries a penniless man in this comedy. Calvin Jordan (Henry O'Neill) is the prosperous owner of a successful steel mill, and the apple of his eye is his daughter Cora (Myrna Loy). Cora stands to inherit Calvin's firm, and he's taken it upon himself to find a good husband for her. However, free-spirited Cora doesn't think much of her father's skills as a matchmaker, and makes it clear she's going to marry whomever she pleases. One day, Cora meets Bill Overton (Robert Taylor), a jobless and homeless man camping out on a park bench. After bumming fifty cents from a cop, Bill offers to take Cora out to dinner; instead, they end up gambling, and turn the four bits into a bankroll. After a few too many celebratory drinks, Bill and Cora decide true love and good fortune are shining upon them, and they get married the same evening. However, the next day the newlyweds realize they are indeed husband and wife, and after defying her father Cora can't count on her dad's help in paying the bills anymore. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi


Myrna Loy
as Cora Jordan
Robert Taylor
as Bill Overton
Henry O'Neill
as Calvin Jordan
Douglas Fowley
as George
Charles Lane
as Carpenter
Bernadene Hayes
as Blondie
Gladys Blake
as Blackie
Marjorie Main
as Mrs. Briggs
Edward Gargan
as Policeman
Irving Bacon
as Bus Conductor
Oscar O'Shea
as Police Lieutenant
Josephine Whittell
as Lady in Paint Store
Donald Kerr
as Seller in Arcade
Howard Mitchell
as Cop
Fern Emmett
as Mrs. Applewaite
Frank Coghlan, Jr.
as Boy in Paint Store
Henry Roquemore
as Mr. Applewaite
Charles Dorety
Hal Price
as Waiter
Bobby Watson
as Orchestra Leader
Carl Stockdale
as Clerk
George Cooper
Frank Faylen
as Announcer
Garry Owen
as Bandit
Jessie Arnold
as Forelady


Norman Taurog
Vincent Lawrence
Grover Jones
Ray June
Franz Waxman
Composer (Music Score)