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  • It Happened to Jane (1959)
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    97 min | Comedy, Romance
It Happened to Jane (1959)
Approved
97 min | Comedy, Romance

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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Director
Writers
Norman Katkov (screenplay) (story) | Max Wilk (story)
Producer
Composer
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Updated May 24, 1959

Release date
Aug 5, 1959 (United States)

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Cast

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47 cast members
Name Known for
Doris Day
Jane Osgood Jane Osgood   See fewer
Jack Lemmon
George Denham George Denham   See fewer
Ernie Kovacs
Harry Foster Malone Harry Foster Malone   See fewer
Steve Forrest
Lawrence Clay 'Larry' Hall Lawrence Clay 'Larry' Hall   See fewer
Teddy Rooney
Billy Osgood Billy Osgood   See fewer
Russ Brown
Uncle Otis Uncle Otis   See fewer
Walter Greaza
Crawford Sloan Crawford Sloan   See fewer
Parker Fennelly
Homer Bean Homer Bean   See fewer
Mary Wickes
Matilda Runyon Matilda Runyon   See fewer
Philip Coolidge
Wilbur Peterson Wilbur Peterson   See fewer
Max Showalter
Selwyn Harris (as Casey Adams) Selwyn Harris (as Casey Adams)   See fewer
John Cecil Holm
Aaron Caldwell Aaron Caldwell   See fewer
Gina Gillespie
Betty Osgood Betty Osgood   See fewer
Dick Crockett
Clarence Runyon Clarence Runyon   See fewer
Napoleon Whiting
Eugene - Waiter Eugene - Waiter   See fewer
Dave Garroway
Dave Garroway -Host 'The Left Hand' Dave Garroway -Host 'The Left Hand'   See fewer
Robert Paige
Bob Paige - Host 'The Big Payoff' (as Bob Paige) Bob Paige - Host 'The Big Payoff' (as Bob Paige)   See fewer
Garry Moore
Garry Moore - Host 'I've Got a Secret' Garry Moore - Host 'I've Got a Secret'   See fewer
Bill Cullen
Bill Cullen - Panelist Bill Cullen - Panelist   See fewer
Jayne Meadows
Jayne Meadows - Panelist Jayne Meadows - Panelist   See fewer
Henry Morgan
Henry Morgan - Panelist Henry Morgan - Panelist   See fewer
Betsy Palmer
Betsy Palmer - Panelist Betsy Palmer - Panelist   See fewer
Steve McCormick
TV Newsman TV Newsman   See fewer
Chester Fife and Drum Corps
Musical Ensemble Musical Ensemble   See fewer
Thomas Anthony
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Carter
Stenographer (uncredited) Stenographer (uncredited)   See fewer
Carter DeHaven
Fisher (uncredited) Fisher (uncredited)   See fewer
Elaine Edwards
Laura Beardsley (uncredited) Laura Beardsley (uncredited)   See fewer
John Gibson
Editor (uncredited) Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
Arthur Hanson
Smythe (uncredited) Smythe (uncredited)   See fewer
Marcel Hillaire
Chef (uncredited) Chef (uncredited)   See fewer
Norman Katkov
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
James Lanphier
Newspaper Photographer (uncredited) Newspaper Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
Burton Mallory
Station Agent (uncredited) Station Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
John McGovern
Conductor (uncredited) Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
Terry Melcher
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Bess Myerson
Bess Myerson (uncredited) Bess Myerson (uncredited)   See fewer
Daniel Ocko
Chef (uncredited) Chef (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael J. Pollard
Lloyd (uncredited) Lloyd (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Power
Weaver (uncredited) Weaver (uncredited)   See fewer
Tom Quine
Milford (uncredited) Milford (uncredited)   See fewer
Gene Rayburn
Gene Rayburn - WTIC-TV Reporter (uncredited) Gene Rayburn - WTIC-TV Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Ronnie Scott
Passenger (uncredited) Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Stockwell
Passenger (uncredited) Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Howard Wendell
Purchasing (uncredited) Purchasing (uncredited)   See fewer
Eugene Wood
Engineer (uncredited) Engineer (uncredited)   See fewer
James Wynn
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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