Call It Luck (1934)

Genres - Comedy, Romance  |   Run Time - 63 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Before retiring from films to become Mrs. Charles Boyer, actress Pat Paterson was a popular and appealing Fox Studios leading lady. In Call it Luck, Paterson plays Pat Laurie, the daughter of humble London cabbie Herbert Bigglewade (Herbert Mundin). Thanks to a winning sweepstakes ticket, Pat is catapulted into great wealth, thereby becoming easy prey for a team of con artists. Suckered into buying a broken-down race horse, our heroine nonetheless emerges a winner thanks to some quick thinking by her crafty dad. The nominal love interest is played by Charles Starrett, who went on enjoy a longer association with horses as star of Columbia's "Durango Kid" western series.

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horse-racing, champion, daughter, loot, lottery, luck, racer, romance, sibling, sports, windfall [monetary], winner