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Unexpected Father (1939)

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78 min | Comedy, Drama

Jimmy Hanley learns that his former dancing partner has been killed, leaving a baby boy Sandy, so he takes the baby to live with him and his roommate Boris Bebenko. Theatre manager Allen Rand threatens to fire Jimmy for neglecting his work...See moreJimmy Hanley learns that his former dancing partner has been killed, leaving a baby boy Sandy, so he takes the baby to live with him and his roommate Boris Bebenko. Theatre manager Allen Rand threatens to fire Jimmy for neglecting his work, but Jimmy's girlfriend Diana squares things by going to dinner with Rand over Jimmy's objections. Sandy catches measles and the quarantine causes Jimmy and Boris to miss a big audition. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Charles Grayson (screenplay) | Leonard Spigelgass (story and screenplay)
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Editor
Ted J. Kent (as Ted Kent)
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Updated Jun 14, 1939

Release date
Jun 14, 1939 (United States)

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40 cast members
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Baby Sandy
Sandy (as Sandy Lee) Sandy (as Sandy Lee)   See fewer
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Shirley Ross
Dianna Donovan Dianna Donovan   See fewer
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Dennis O'Keefe
Jimmy Hanley Jimmy Hanley   See fewer
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Mischa Auer
Boris Bebenko Boris Bebenko   See fewer
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Joy Hodges
Peg - showgirl Peg - showgirl   See fewer
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Dorothy Arnold
Sally - showgirl Sally - showgirl   See fewer
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Anne Gwynne
Kitty - showgirl Kitty - showgirl   See fewer
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Anne Nagel
Beulah - showgirl Beulah - showgirl   See fewer
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Donald Briggs
Allen Rand - theatre manager Allen Rand - theatre manager   See fewer
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Richard Lane
Leo Murphy - Booking Agent Leo Murphy - Booking Agent   See fewer
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Paul Guilfoyle
Ed Stone - Sandy's Uncle Ed Stone - Sandy's Uncle   See fewer
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Mayo Methot
Ethel Stone Ethel Stone   See fewer
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Jane Darwell
Mrs. Callahan Mrs. Callahan   See fewer
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Spencer Charters
Magistrate Magistrate   See fewer
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Betty Blair
Lady in Baker Shop (uncredited) Lady in Baker Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clara Blore
Neighbor (uncredited) Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Brayton
Second Nurse (uncredited) Second Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Brooks
Marriage Clerk (uncredited) Marriage Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Bupp
Tough Kid Sassing Diana on Porch (uncredited) Tough Kid Sassing Diana on Porch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Darien
Justice of the Peace (uncredited) Justice of the Peace (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Engle
Neighbor (uncredited) Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Field
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Guhl
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Homans
Mr. Callahan (uncredited) Mr. Callahan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Lane
Department of Health Quarantine Man (uncredited) Department of Health Quarantine Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Lewis
Bus Driver (uncredited) Bus Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eva McKenzie
Welfare Department Matron (uncredited) Welfare Department Matron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fay McKenzie
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Offerman Jr.
Western Union Boy (uncredited) Western Union Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Perry
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joey Ray
Stage Manager (uncredited) Stage Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Reicher
Adoption Hearing Referee (uncredited) Adoption Hearing Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronald R. Rondell
Theater Usher (uncredited) Theater Usher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Stanley
Dr. Evans (uncredited) Dr. Evans (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tanya
Dance Specialty (uncredited) Dance Specialty (uncredited)   See fewer
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Minerva Urecal
Neighbor (uncredited) Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Vaughan
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Williams
Timid Man (uncredited) Timid Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ygor
Dance Specialty (uncredited) Dance Specialty (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.4 / 10 | 7 votes