Double or Nothing (1937)





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In this lively musical, an eccentric philanthropist's will dictates that four people receive $5,000 with the stipulation that the first one who can double the amount-- without dishonesty-- will win a cool million. Hindering the four are the avaricious relatives of the late millionaire.
Comedy , Musical & Performing Arts
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Paramount Pictures


Bing Crosby
as "Lefty" Boylan
Martha Raye
as Liza Lou Lane
Andy Devine
as Half Pint
Mary Carlisle
as Vicki Clark
William Frawley
as John Peterson
Benny Baker
as Sailor
Ben Baker
as Sailor
Samuel S. Hinds
as Jonathan Clark
William Henry
as Egbert Clark
Fay Holden
as Martha Sewell Clark
Bert Hanlon
as Nick Praxitales
Gilbert Emery
as Mr. Mitchell
Walter Kingsford
as Mr. Dobson
John Gallaudet
as Johnny Rutherford
Harry Barris
as Orchestra Conductor
James Nataro
as Dancing Cop
Olaf Hytten
as Eustace
Herbert Ashley
as Doorman
Rolfe Sedan
as Headwaiter
Jack Pennick
as Taxi Driver
Stanley Andrews
as Police Lt.
Alphonse Berg
as Specialty
Tex Morrissay
as Specialty
Frances Faye
as Specialty
Ed Rickard
as Specialty
Steve Calgary
as Specialty
Andre Calgary
as Specialty
Garry Owen
as Process Server
Ben Baker
as Sailor
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Audience Reviews for Double or Nothing

Tuneful Bing Crosby musical is bolstered with two smash song hits: "The Moon Got In My Eyes" and "Smarty."

Michael Troudt
Michael Troudt

An okay movie with a good cast, mostly Crosby. It's funny and the story is interesting to begin with, but you realize how predictable it is.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer


A delightful black and white comedy/musical dominated by Bing, of course and righfully so. 5 unsuspecting people find themselves trying to double 5000 dollars in 30 days, or they will lose a million dollars! Martha Raye, the fantastic female comedian of her day is great as a supporting role clown trying to get her share of the money. The 5 strangers pool thier talents to bring off a fantastic ending you absolutely must watch to the end. I know this film is light, air headed fluff, but if you can withstand all the goofy scenes and period nonsense, please do so. The end of this is a total suprise and heartwarming too. Just think, a movie with no one getting killed, maimed, raped, or stabbed. No explosions either. Just pure entertainment and singing, glorious Bing Crosby no doubt setting up future blockbusters like Holiday Inn. A very family and non-offensive film that could never happen in real life, but is fun to watch anyway.

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