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Lucky Partners

4.4 out of 5 stars 30 customer reviews

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Editorial Reviews

Critic Bosley Crowther of The New York Times made it known moviegoers were in luck with Lucky Partners. Likening the film to fine champagne, he wrote: "It belongs to approximately the same vintage as The Awful Truth and My Favorite Wife...a comedy that is dry and sparkling and bubbles till the last drop." Ginger Rogers and Ronald Colman are the effervescent partnership, strangers who share the cost of a sweepstakes ticket. The catch: she'll go on a platonic honeymoon with him if they win. The result: their ticket pays off. So away the two go, with her suspicious fuddy-duddy fiancé (Jack Carson), myriad complications and, of course, Cupid trailing. Uncork the fun!

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  • Actors: Ronald Colman, Ginger Rogers, Spring Byington, Jack Carson, Cecilia Loftus
  • Directors: Lewis Milestone
  • Format: NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: All Regions
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
    NR
    Not Rated
  • Studio: RKO
  • DVD Release Date: April 4, 2011
  • Run Time: 99 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B004P8R9OS
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #87,128 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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By C. Burton on January 28, 2002
Format: VHS Tape
I don't want to give away the plot for this wonderful film, so I'll just comment on how good it is! Jack Carson gives great support (as usual) to the stars, Ginger Rogers & Ronald Colman, in this well crafted romantic comedy. Filmed in 1941, it was sort of an in-between film for both Ginger & Ronald (Kitty Foyle, 1940 for Rogers & Random Harvest, 1942 for Colman), but don't think for a minute that the stars didn't give it all they had--they were both at top form. Obviously, I wholeheartedly disagree with Leonard Maltin's somewhat disparaging remarks.
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Lucky Partners is a long neglected little treasure. Director Lewis Milestone gave this film a light touch to match a warm and humorous story and the lilting charms of its two stars, Ronald Colman and Ginger Rogers. They are wonderful together in this film.

When David Grant (Colman) wishes good luck to passerby Jean Newton (Rogers) for no particular reason at all, things immediately start to go her way. So she cooks up a plan to split a racing ticket that's a million-to-one shot with caricature artist Grant, thinking she might just win. Grant's one stipulation, however, is that Jean go on a sort of honeymoon with him should they win, even though she already has a fiance!

Jean balks, of course, but Grant charms both she and her fiance, Freddie (Jack Carson), into this experiment, as he calls it, and it isn't long before the two find themselves falling in love. The disarming charm of Rogers and Colman and the warmth Milestone ellicits from the story Bonnie Chance by Sacha Guitry carry this film with ease.

A dark haired Ginger and the suave Colman have a nice chemistry and there are some truly magic moments in this film. Colman carrying Rogers over the "Threshold to Whatever You Want" at the request of an older couple and a courtroom scene in which David and Jean question each other on the witness stand about everything and nothing immediately come to mind.

Spring Byington as Ginger's aunt and Harry Davenport as the old judge more than a little smitten and protective of Jean enhance an already delightful film. A nice score from Dimitri Tiomkin creates just the right mood at the right time in this very special film from the 1940's you'll enjoy a lot.
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I had to post an opposing (positive) review for "Lucky Partners", as I love this film! Sure, the story would likely never happen in real life, but it's a movie, and it's fun. Ronald Colman's good-humored charm and Ginger Rogers' peppy cheerfulness -- basically, what we love about each of them (as seen in so many of their roles) -- make the film a delight and the protagonists worthy of affection. And the supporting actors are great: Jack Carson, as the jealous fiancé, and Spring Byington, as the dotty aunt, are particularly memorable, and Harry Davenport makes an appearance, too. So, if you love the charming, witty, sweet, slightly zany films of the 1930s-40s (like "Holiday", "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town", "The Thin Man", etc.), or if you love Colman and/or Rogers, you should enjoy this one.
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I love Ronald Colman and Ginger Rogers and together they were a smash at least for me. I love old black and white movies, they are much cleaner and funnier and it's as if they were really in love. In todays times if you took out all the nude and sex, you would only have a 20 minute movie and they fall in love after having sex. I like the innocent of falling in love. In this movies Ronald passes Ginger in the street and simply says "Good Luck" where many say "Hello" he changes it up a bit and catches her attention. Ginger goes on her way and someone gives her a beautiful gown. Then she gets the idea to get Ronald to go in with her on a sweep stake ticket. He agrees only if he can take her on a trip with his part of the money. The name on their ticket is picked for the runners up, which her boyfriend decides to sell her half of the ticket. She sees that it is only right to give Ronald half of her sale of the ticket and they go on a trip, fall in love and end up in court with her now ex boyfriend. Funny and delightful and worth watching again and again.
I received my purchase within 3 days of placing my order.
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"Lucky Partners" is one of a small list of ALL TIME FAVORITE MOVIES. My daughters Joanna, Amelia and I have watched this movie together for decades. I think Amelia was one when she first saw it; Joanna was 7.

Joanna, now 28, just told me she plans to design her wedding gown based on an outfit Ginger Rogers wore in "Lucky Partners."

I had thought myself capable of writing this review myself. This is an urbane romantic comedy. Joanna says it is a satire on morality within a [cell phone static] within a comedy. As the battery on her phone dies, she starts quoting from the incredibly funny and brilliant lines from "Lucky Partners." There is, for example, the opening meeting between Ronald Coleman and Ginger Rogers.

Ronald Coleman plays the role of a brilliant artist who aristocratically refuses to continue painting in Ronald-Coleman-incredible-diction. (I will never forget Ronald Coleman, in that incredible scene just before they cut off his head in Charles Dickens' Tale of Two Cities: "It is a far far better thing I do than I have ever ever done. It is a far far better world I go to than I have ever ever known." [Boy, I wish I could talk like that.]

Coleman also has eccentric ideas about the institution of matrimony and honeymoons in particular (which he explains to his art dealer who is trying to convince Ronald Coleman to return to painting).

Instead, Coleman then leaves the building, walks down the street and passes the adorable [astonishingly adorable] Ginger Rogers. For no apparent reason, Ronald Coleman wishes Ginger Rogers, a total stranger, "Good luck." "Did you just wish me luck for no apparent reason?"

As Joanna's cell phone dies as she drives home with her fiance Jade Kosmos Phillips, Joanna says, "Did you just wish me luck for no apparent reason?"

--This review was co-authored by Joanna and Joel Solkoff
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