The Merry Monahans (1944)

The Merry Monahans





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The Merry Monahans is one of the higher-budgeted Universal musicals of the 1940s, even though the storyline is strictly grade-B material. During the first two decades of the 20th century the film concerns a family vaudeville troupe headed by patriarch Pete Monahan (Jack Oakie). Because of his love affair with the bottle, Pete manages to get himself and his family blacklisted from every major vaude house in the country. Though Pete's kids Jimmy (Donald O'Connor) and Patsy (Peggy Ryan) love their … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy
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Written By: Michael Fessier, Ernest Pagano
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as Pete Monahan

as Jimmy Monahan

as Patsy Monahan

as Sheila De Royce

as Lillian De Royce

as Lillian De Royce

as Arnold Pembroke

as Weldon Laydon

as Clerk

as Soubrette
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