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Pot o' Gold (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 3 April 1941 (USA)
Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Molly McCorkle
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Horace Heidt
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C.J. Haskell
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Ma McCorkle
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Jasper
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Mr. Louderman
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Parks (as Charlie Arnt)
Dick Hogan ...
Willie McCorkle
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Lt. Grady
Donna Wood ...
Donna McCorkle
Larry Cotton ...
Larry Cotton, Vocalist
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Storyline

Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst enemy because of their love for music and in-house band who constantly practices. Soon, Jimmy finds himself trying to help the band by getting them gigs and trying to reconcile the family with his uncle, an avid music-hater, all while winning the heart of the beautiful Molly! Written by Nathan Will Sheets

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It's the prize romantic laugh of the year... more fun than winning the POT O' GOLD! See more »


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Approved | See all certifications »
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3 April 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jimmy Steps Out  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

Goofs

As Jimmy follows Molly to the house, the bag of apples is held waist-high by the bottom of the bag. In the closer shot, the bag has disappeared and his hand is down by his side. When he brings the bag back into view, he is holding it at the top whereas previously he held it by the bottom. See more »

Quotes

Molly McCorkle: You've heard of the Hatfields and the McCoys?
Hames Hamilton 'Jimmy' Haskell: Yeah.
Molly McCorkle: Well this is a fight between the Haskells and the McCorkles.
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Featured in Hollywood Comedy Legends (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Pete the Piper
(uncredited)
Written by Henry Russell
Performed by Paulette Goddard with Horace Heidt & His Musical Knights
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Fun Movie!
27 January 2003 | by (Columbus, Ohio) – See all my reviews

A really fun movie. The music was performed live in front of a camera, no overdubing. I was amazed at how well arranged, choregraphed and performed the pieces were. I only wish that the DVD master had cleaned up the sound more and brought out better frequency response.

Jimmy Stewart was his usual charming self. Its hard to hate a movie with Jimmy in it. Even better, Jimmy actually sang and did quite well with the song. The first half of the movie had me laughing out loud!




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