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Pot O'Gold [1941]

Director:George Marshall
Writer:Andrew Bennison
Harry Tugend
Monte Brice
Composer:Louis Forbes
Length:87 minutes
(1 hour 27 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Comedy
IMDB Rating:5.8/10
Amazon Rating:4.5/5 stars
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Synopsis: 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.

Reaction: Fun and you just gotta love Jimmy Stewart.

Personal Rating: 7/10

George Marshall => Director
Andrew Bennison => Writer
Harry Tugend => Writer
Monte Brice => Writer
Louis Forbes => Composer
Aldrich Bowker => Judge Mike Murray (uncredited)
Art Carney => Radio Announcer (uncredited) / Band Member
Beverly Andre => Alice (uncredited)
Charles Arnt => Parks (butler) (as Charlie Arnt)
Charles Winninger => Charles 'C.J.' Haskell
Dick Hogan => Willie McCorkle
Donna Wood => Donna McCorkle
Edgar Dearing => Police Officer McGinty (uncredited)
Evelyn Dockson => Mrs. Sweeney (uncredited)
Frank Melton => Jasper Backus
Frankie Carle => Frankie, Pianist (uncredited)
Horace Heidt => Himself, Horace Heidt
James Burke => Police Lt. Grady
James Flavin => Sheriff Bud Connolly (uncredited)
James Stewart => James Hamilton 'Jimmy' Haskell
Jed Prouty => J.K. Louderman
Jody Gilbert => Helga Svenson (uncredited)
Larry Cotton => Larry Cotton, Vocalist
Mary Gordon => Mom McCorkle
Paulette Goddard => Molly McCorkle

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Pot O' Gold was a radio program that featured musical routines; this film is a movie version of that radio program.
  • Jerry Adler, younger brother of [?] Larry Adler, taught James Stewart how to hold the harmonica and mime the playing for the movie, and was the person who did the actual playing of the harmonica music supposedly done by Stewart, who continued playing the instrument after the movie.
  • First movie for Art Carney.