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It Happened to Jane (1959)

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97 min | Comedy

Jane Osgood runs a lobster business, which supports her two young children. Railroad staff inattention ruins her shipment, so with her lawyer George, Jane sues Harry Foster Malone, director of the line and the "meanest man in the world".
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Norman Katkov (screenplay) (story) | Max Wilk (story)
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Updated May 24, 1959

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Aug 5, 1959 (United States)

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Doris Day
Jane Osgood Jane Osgood   See fewer
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Jack Lemmon
George Denham George Denham   See fewer
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Ernie Kovacs
Harry Foster Malone Harry Foster Malone   See fewer
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Steve Forrest
Lawrence Clay 'Larry' Hall Lawrence Clay 'Larry' Hall   See fewer
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Teddy Rooney
Billy Osgood Billy Osgood   See fewer
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Russ Brown
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Walter Greaza
Crawford Sloan Crawford Sloan   See fewer
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Parker Fennelly
Homer Bean Homer Bean   See fewer
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Mary Wickes
Matilda Runyon Matilda Runyon   See fewer
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Philip Coolidge
Wilbur Peterson Wilbur Peterson   See fewer
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Max Showalter
Selwyn Harris (as Casey Adams) Selwyn Harris (as Casey Adams)   See fewer
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John Cecil Holm
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Gina Gillespie
Betty Osgood Betty Osgood   See fewer
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Dick Crockett
Clarence Runyon Clarence Runyon   See fewer
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Napoleon Whiting
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Dave Garroway
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Robert Paige
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Garry Moore
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Bill Cullen
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Jayne Meadows
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Henry Morgan
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Betsy Palmer
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Steve McCormick
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Chester Fife and Drum Corps
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James Lanphier
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Thomas Anthony
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Jack Carter
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Carter DeHaven
Fisher (uncredited) Fisher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elaine Edwards
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John Gibson
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Arthur Hanson
Smythe (uncredited) Smythe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marcel Hillaire
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Norman Katkov
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Burton Mallory
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John McGovern
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Terry Melcher
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Bess Myerson
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Daniel Ocko
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Michael J. Pollard
Lloyd (uncredited) Lloyd (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Power
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Tom Quine
Milford (uncredited) Milford (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Rayburn
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Ronnie Scott
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Harry Stockwell
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Howard Wendell
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Eugene Wood
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James Wynn
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6.6 / 10 | 2,168 votes