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The Stork Club, the famed New York nightspot immortalized by columnist Walter Winchell (in return for special favors from its owners), is the setting for this typically brash Betty Hutton musical. Hutton plays a young hat check girl who rescues an elderly tramp (Barry Fitzgerald) from drowning. The old bum turns out to be a millionaire, and expresses his gratitude by setting up Hutton in luxury--asking for nothing in return. Hutton's boyfriend Don DeFore suspects hanky panky, but all is forgiven during the obligatory floor show. There are rumors that the Stork Club itself financed The Stork Club as a feature-length commercial. Whatever the case, ownership of the film was cloudy enough to allow it to slip into the public domain in 1982, which explains why Stork Club seems to be running 24 hours a day on cable TV. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Betty Hutton
as Judy Peabody
Barry Fitzgerald
as Jerry B. Bates
Don DeFore
as Danny Wilton
Iris Adrian
as Gwen
Bill Goodwin
as Sherman Billingsley
Robert Benchley
as Tom Curtis
Charles Coleman
as Bates' butler
Perc Launders
as Tom
Mikhail Rasumny
as Coretti
Sam Ash
as Ringsider
Mae Busch
as Vera
Anthony Caruso
as Joe, the Fisherman
Mary Currier
as Hazel Billingsley
Gloria Donovan
as Barbara Billingsley
Jimmie Dundee
as Fred, the Fisherman
Reed Howes
as Patron
Roberta Jonay
as Molly, the Check Girl
Noel Neill
as Jacqueline Billingsley
Cosmo Sardo
as Rocco, Stork Club waiter
Grady Sutton
as Peter, salesman
Pierre Watkin
as Hotel manager
Audrey Wilder
as Jenny - check girl
Franklin Farnum
as Diner
Sam Ash
as Ringsider
Gloria Donovan
as Barbara Billingsley
Grady Sutton
as Peter, salesman
Jimmie Dundee
as Fred, the Fisherman
Roberta Jonay
as Molly, the Check Girl
Mae Busch
as Vera
Anthony Caruso
as Joe, the Fisherman
Audrey Wilder
as Jenny - check girl
Noel Neill
as Jacqueline Billingsley
Reed Howes
as Patron
Mary Currier
as Hazel Billingsley
Cosmo Sardo
as Rocco, Stork Club waiter
Pierre Watkin
as Hotel manager

Crew

Buddy G. DeSylva
Producer
Buddy G. DeSylva
Screenwriter
Charles B. Lang
Cinematographer
Farciot Edouart
Cinematographer
Robert Emmett Dolan
Musical Direction/Supervision
Robert Emmett Dolan
Composer (Music Score)
Hans Dreier
Art Director
Earl Hedrick
Art Director
Sam Comer
Set Designer
Edith Head
Costume Designer
Hugo Grenzbach
Sound/Sound Designer
Wally Westmore
Makeup
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