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The Jackpot (1950)

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85 min | Comedy

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.See moreBill 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. Written by Daniel Bubbeo See less
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John McNulty (New Yorker article) | Phoebe Ephron (screenplay) | Henry Ephron (screenplay)
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Updated Nov 1, 1950

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Nov 1, 1950 (United States)

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James Stewart
William J. 'Bill' Lawrence William J. 'Bill' Lawrence   See fewer
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Barbara Hale
Amy Lawrence Amy Lawrence   See fewer
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James Gleason
Harry Summers Harry Summers   See fewer
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Fred Clark
Mr. Andrew J. Woodruff Mr. Andrew J. Woodruff   See fewer
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Alan Mowbray
Leslie Leslie   See fewer
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Patricia Medina
Hildegarde Jonet / Hilda Jones Hildegarde Jonet / Hilda Jones   See fewer
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Natalie Wood
Phyllis Lawrence Phyllis Lawrence   See fewer
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Tommy Rettig
Tommy Lawrence Tommy Lawrence   See fewer
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Robert Gist
Pete Spooner Pete Spooner   See fewer
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Lyle Talbot
Fred Burns Fred Burns   See fewer
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Dorothy Adams
Watch Saleswoman - Store Employee (uncredited) Watch Saleswoman - Store Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Baldwin
Watch Buyer (uncredited) Watch Buyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay Barney
Police Detective (uncredited) Police Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Bice
Policeman in Bookie Raid (uncredited) Policeman in Bookie Raid (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Bleifer
Bookie Parlor Clerk (uncredited) Bookie Parlor Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frances Budd
Saleslady (uncredited) Saleslady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Carter
Card Player (uncredited) Card Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ken Christy
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Cogan
Mr. Brown (uncredited) Mr. Brown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Workman (uncredited) Workman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Conrad
Mike - Parking Lot Attendant (uncredited) Mike - Parking Lot Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Curtis
Moving Man (uncredited) Moving Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dulcie Day
Mrs. Dexter (uncredited) Mrs. Dexter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Doran
Miss Alice Bowen (uncredited) Miss Alice Bowen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Dudley
Mr. Simpkins (uncredited) Mr. Simpkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Edwards
Parking Lot Attendant (uncredited) Parking Lot Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Estelle Etterre
Mrs. McDougall (uncredited) Mrs. McDougall (uncredited)   See fewer
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June Evans
Washerwomanh (uncredited) Washerwomanh (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fritz Feld
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Mr. McDougall (uncredited) Mr. McDougall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Flournoy
Federal Broadcasting System Woman (uncredited) Federal Broadcasting System Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
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Jerry Hausner
Al Stern (uncredited) Al Stern (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Hines
Elevator Man (uncredited) Elevator Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marjorie Holliday
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry James
Harry James (voice) (uncredited) Harry James (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Lechner
Johnny, the Office Boy (uncredited) Johnny, the Office Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Caryl Lincoln
Susan Wertheim (uncredited) Susan Wertheim (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Magrill
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Valerie Mark
Mary Vogel (uncredited) Mary Vogel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mae Marsh
Mrs. Woodruff in Photo (uncredited) Mrs. Woodruff in Photo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mather
Police Detective (uncredited) Police Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan Miller
Mabel Spooner (uncredited) Mabel Spooner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Nelson
Truck Driver (uncredited) Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peggy O'Connor
Salesgirl (uncredited) Salesgirl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tudor Owen
Police Turnkey (uncredited) Police Turnkey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklin Parker
Poker Player (uncredited) Poker Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milton Parsons
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Joe Ploski
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John Qualen
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Jack Roper
Moving Man (uncredited) Moving Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jewel Rose
Mrs. Brown (uncredited) Mrs. Brown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carol Savage
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie, the Mailman (uncredited) Ernie, the Mailman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bigelow Sayre
Police Captain Sullivan (uncredited) Police Captain Sullivan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mrs. Simpkins (uncredited) Mrs. Simpkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mr. Eddie Dexter (uncredited) Mr. Eddie Dexter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claude Stroud
Herman Wertheim (uncredited) Herman Wertheim (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Tannen
Al Vogel (uncredited) Al Vogel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Attorney Pritchett (uncredited) Attorney Pritchett (uncredited)   See fewer
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Minerva Urecal
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Philip Van Zandt
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Colin Ward
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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