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Kansas City Kitty (1944)

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71 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Polly, an amiable wisecracking piano teacher, becomes involved with some shady music publishers. She also happens to be infatuated with her music loving dentist Henry--who is not quite as romantically inclined as she. Polly manages to ...See morePolly, an amiable wisecracking piano teacher, becomes involved with some shady music publishers. She also happens to be infatuated with her music loving dentist Henry--who is not quite as romantically inclined as she. Polly manages to ensnare her room mate Eileen, Eileen's fiance Jimmy, and Henry in some shenanigans involving the rights to the song "Kansas City Kitty". The comedy is mixed with several up-tempo novelty tunes from the big band era. Written by Thomas McWilliams See less
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Director
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Manuel Seff (original screenplay) | Monte Brice (additional dialogue)
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Updated Aug 24, 1944

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Aug 24, 1944 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Joan Davis
Polly Jasper Polly Jasper   See fewer
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Bob Crosby
Jimmy Jimmy   See fewer
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Jane Frazee
Eileen Hasbrook Eileen Hasbrook   See fewer
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Erik Rolf
Dr. Henry Talbot Dr. Henry Talbot   See fewer
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Tim Ryan
Dave Clark Dave Clark   See fewer
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Robert Emmett Keane
Joe Lathim Joe Lathim   See fewer
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The Williams Brothers
Williams Brothers - Speciality Performers Williams Brothers - Speciality Performers   See fewer
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Ed Allen
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny Bond
Chaps Wiliker (uncredited) Chaps Wiliker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Brown
Child Prodigy Pupil (uncredited) Child Prodigy Pupil (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Conaty
Diner at Club 71 (uncredited) Diner at Club 71 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vernon Dent
Re-po Man from A-1 Piano Co. (uncredited) Re-po Man from A-1 Piano Co. (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Earle
Lawyer Burgess (uncredited) Lawyer Burgess (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Ford
Undetermined Role (uncredited) Undetermined Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gargan
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Les Gotcher
Ali Ben Ali (uncredited) Ali Ben Ali (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bud Jamison
Re-po Man from A-1 Piano Co. (uncredited) Re-po Man from A-1 Piano Co. (uncredited)   See fewer
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Darwood Kaye
Keller (uncredited) Keller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Woodie (uncredited) Woodie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vivian Mason
Hat Check Girl (uncredited) Hat Check Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christine McIntyre
Hat Check Girl (uncredited) Hat Check Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Miller
Diner at Club 71 (uncredited) Diner at Club 71 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
P.U. Keller Sr. (uncredited) P.U. Keller Sr. (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Newell
Gas Man (uncredited) Gas Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alfred Paix
Headwaiter (uncredited) Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Potel
Painter (uncredited) Painter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andrew Tombes
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Tyrrell
Court Clerk (uncredited) Court Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Vernon
Mrs. Ballantine - Dental Patient (uncredited) Mrs. Ballantine - Dental Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Walker
Lawyer Simpson (uncredited) Lawyer Simpson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Doodles Weaver
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andy Williams
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Bob Williams
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Charles Williams
George W. Pivet (uncredited) George W. Pivet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Williams
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Don Williams
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Matt Willis
Oscar Lee (uncredited) Oscar Lee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles C. Wilson
Mr. Hugo (uncredited) Mr. Hugo (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 38 votes