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The Jackpot(1950)

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Brief Synopsis

Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.

Cast & Crew

Walter Lang Director
James Stewart Bill Lawrence
Barbara Hale Amy Lawrence
James Gleason Harry Summers
Fred Clark Mr. Woodruff
Patricia Medina Hilda Jones
Natalie Wood Phyllis Lawrence
Tommy Rettig Tommy Lawrence
Robert Gist Pete Spooner
Lyle Talbot Fred Burns
Charles Tannen Al Vogel
Bigelow Sayre Capt. Sullivan
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 8 Nov 1950
Release Date:  1950 Production Date:  UCLA
35mm safety; 5 reels of 5 (ca. 10000 ft.); M18746; A1-322-4
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  87 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,830    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • The Jackpot

    Catherine 2010-06-20

    Another classic comedy that I really liked. SO FUNNY! Some people don't think about the tax consequences of winning a Jackpot. This is hilarious. MORE>

  • Funny Jimmy Stewart

    Jackal 2009-03-29

    I was just in the mood for a classic black & white film and I just happened to have taped this movie to my dvr. I am really glad I watched it. I has a... MORE>

  • Another Great Slice of Americana

    Ollie 2007-12-01

    While often confused with POT O' GOLD, THE JACKPOT offers up some of the same great treats - Jimmy Stwart's musical performance, great romantic... MORE>