Stork Club, The (Paramount 1945, Betty Hutton, Barry Fitzgerald)

Stork Club Betty Hutton

In minor Betty Hutton musical comedy The Stork Club she plays a hat-check girl at the Stork Club who lucks into a fortune by saving from drowning a millionaire masquerading as a bum (Barry Fitzgerald).

When Fitzgerald puts her in the lap of luxury, her new lifestyle sparks the jealousy of her G.I. boyfriend (Don Defore). Rumored to have been partly financed by the New York nightspot as a lavish advertisement. Songs include “Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief.”

Cast: Betty Hutton, Barry Fitzgerald, Don Defore, Robert Benchley, Bill Goodwin, Iris Adrian, Mary Young, Mikhail Rasumny

Director: Hal Walker
Producer: B. G. DeSylva
Directors of Photography: Farciot Edouart, Charles Lang Jr.
Editor: Gladys Carley
Screenwriters: B. G. DeSylva, Jack McGowan
Art Directors: Hans Dreier, A. Earl Hedrick

USA / Paramount / 99 minutes / 1945

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