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Louisiana Purchase (1941)





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Based on the hit Broadway musical, Irvin Cummings' film stars Victor Moore as a thoroughly uncorrupted U.S. Senator investigating his colleagues' shady politics.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Jerome Chodorov, Joseph Fields
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 19, 1993
Universal Studios Home Video


Bob Hope
as Jim Taylor
Vera Zorina
as Marina Von Minden
Victor Moore
as Sen. Oliver P. Logan...
Irene Bordoni
as Madame Yvonne Bordel...
Dona Drake
as Beatrice
Raymond Walburn
as Col. Davis Sr.
Frank Albertson
as Davis Jr.
Phyllis Ruth
as Emmy-Lou
Donald MacBride
as Police Captain Whitf...
Andrew Tombes
as Dean Manning
Robert Warwick
as Speaker of the House
Iris Meredith
as Lawyer's Secretary
Frances Gifford
as Saleslady
Catherine Craig
as Saleslady
Kay Aldridge
as Louisiana Belle
Karin [Katharine] Bo...
as Louisiana Belle
Alaine Brandes
as Louisiana Belle
Barbara Britton
as Louisiana Belle
Brooke Evans
as Louisiana Belle
Blanche Grady
as Louisiana Belle
Lynda Grey
as Louisiana Belle
Margaret Hayes
as Louisiana Belle
Maggie Hayes
as Louisiana Belle
Louise La Planche
as Louisiana Belle
Barbara Slater
as Louisiana Belle
Eleanor Stewart
as Louisiana Belle
Jean Wallace
as Louisiana Belle
Joy Barlowe
as Girl Jester
Edgar Dearing
as House Detective
John Hiestand
as Radio Announcer
Patsy Mace
as Girl Jester
Tom Patricola
as Cab Driver
Floyd Shackelford
as Doorman at Nite Club
William Wright
as Ambulance Driver
Louise LaPlanche
as Louisiana Belle
Maggie Hayes
as Louisiana Belle
Dave Willock
as Bellhop
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Critic Reviews for Louisiana Purchase

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

This pic is so lame, even the Irvin Berlin musical numbers stink.

Full Review… | July 11, 2011
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Audience Reviews for Louisiana Purchase

Very funny Bob Hope movie, filled with his unique brand of dry humor. Vera Zorina is a bland love interest, but the supporting cast is great, especially Victor Moore. Great costumes and fine sets.

James Higgins

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