Pot o' Gold (1941) - Rotten Tomatoes

Pot o' Gold (1941)

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Inspired by the popular radio giveaway series of the same name, this film stars James Stewart as Jimmy Haskell, nephew of breakfast-food mogul C. J. Haskell. Befriending bandleader Horace Heidt and his orchestra members, Jimmy and his sweetheart Molly McCorkle try to persuade C. J. to sponsor Heidt's radio program.

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Cast

James Stewart
as James Hamilton 'Jimmy' Haskell
Paulette Goddard
as Molly McCorkle
Horace Heidt
as Himself
Charles Winninger
as Charles 'C.J.' Haskell
Mary Gordon
as Ma McCorkle
Jed Prouty
as Mr. Louderman
Dick Hogan
as Willie McCorkle
James Burke
as Lt. Grady
Donna Wood
as Donna McCorkle
William Gould
as Chalmers
Aldrich Bowker
as Judge Murray
Mary Ruth
as Mary Simmons
Jay Ward
as Boy Friend
James Flavin
as Bud Connolly
Purnell Pratt
as Thompson
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Critic Reviews for Pot o' Gold

All Critics (2)

Jimmy Stewart's worst film.

March 22, 2008 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Pot o' Gold

In this unhappy experiment everyone (but unhappy people) are in on the groove of hep music (which was swing music at the time). It's as uncomfortable to watch as imagining your Grandmother rapping ("Yeah, baby, yeah! Go cat, go!"), and maybe more so. I couldn't make it through it. Maybe you'll do better.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

½

Second rate musical that would be completely forgotten if Jimmy Stewart hadn't been required by contract to be in it. Oh and he sings! Keep an eye out for a very young Art Carney.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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