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Sandy Is a Lady (1940)

Passed | | Comedy | 21 May 1940 (USA)
It is important to Joe and Mary Phillips and their baby Sandy that Joe's employer, the P. J. Barnett Company, get the contract to build Maylor bridge, because it means a pay raise for Joe. ... See full synopsis »

Director:

Charles Lamont

Writer:

Charles Grayson (original screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Baby Sandy ... Baby Sandy
Billy Lenhart Billy Lenhart ... Pat (as Butch)
Kenneth Brown Kenneth Brown ... Mike (as Buddy)
Eugene Pallette ... P.J. Barnett
Nan Grey ... Mary Phillips
Tom Brown ... Joe Phillips
Mischa Auer ... Felix Lobo Smith
Billy Gilbert ... Billy Pepino
Edgar Kennedy ... Officer Rafferty
Fritz Feld ... Mario
Anne Gwynne ... Millie
Richard Lane ... Philip Jarvis
Charles C. Wilson ... Sergeant
Joe Downing Joe Downing ... Nick Case
John Kelly ... Murphy
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It is important to Joe and Mary Phillips and their baby Sandy that Joe's employer, the P. J. Barnett Company, get the contract to build Maylor bridge, because it means a pay raise for Joe. Joe's raise hinges upon Davis, the man in charge of bids for the city, accepting his estimate. To insure that Joe will get the raise, the Phillips invite Mr. Barnett to dinner. As Mary shops for the evening's festivities, she leaves Sandy in the charge of Billy Pepino, an unemployed construction foreman who lives next door. Billy, who has been fired as foreman on a Barnett building because Barnett considers him unlucky, is paid a visit by inventor Felix Lobo Smith, who has just developed a safety parachute for construction workers and hopes to sell it to Barnett. Billy accompanies Felix on a visit to Barnett's office, leaving Sandy in the care of his sons Mike and Pat, who take the toddler with them to perform in the streets. Sandy crawls into a restaurant, where Felix, who has been thrown out of ...

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Although Universal initially cast John Sutton, he was replaced by Tom Brown. See more »

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Pretty Baby
Music by Egbert Van Alstyne and Tony Jackson
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 May 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El baile de la suerte See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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