The Stork Club

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  • NR
  • 1945
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 6.4  (737)

The Stork Club is a charming and entertaining romantic comedy from 1945 starring the effervescent Betty Hutton, alongside the accomplished actors Barry Fitzgerald and Don DeFore. The film is directed by Hal Walker and is based on a story by Stuart Heisler. The story revolves around Judy Peabody (Betty Hutton), a small-time nightclub singer with big dreams of making it big. She has been dating her boyfriend, Danny (Don DeFore), who works as a mechanic. They plan to get married as soon as Judy's career takes off, but things do not go as planned. After a series of misadventures, Judy ends up in a New York City police station, where she meets a wealthy and charming Irishman, Jerry Miles (Barry Fitzgerald).

Jerry takes an immediate interest in Judy and offers to help her with her career. He takes her under his wing, introduces her to high society, and even hires her to sing at his private party. Judy sees this as an opportunity to further her music career, but Danny becomes jealous of Jerry's attention towards his girlfriend.

As the story unfolds, the audience is treated to an enjoyable and whimsical romantic comedy, full of hilarious antics and endearing characters. Highlights of the film include Betty Hutton's energetic and enthusiastic performance as Judy and Barry Fitzgerald's portrayal of the lovable and generous Jerry. Don DeFore also shines in his role as Danny, a man struggling to hold on to his girlfriend while worrying about his career and future.

The Stork Club is a delightful and fun film that transports the audience back to the glamorous era of the 1940s. The music, fashion, and glamour of the time are all on full display, and the film's witty dialogue and clever writing keeps the audience engaged and entertained throughout.

The movie received mixed reviews upon its release, with some critics finding the plot predictable and formulaic. However, the film proved to be a box office success, with audiences enjoying the lively performances and charming story.

Overall, The Stork Club is a feel-good romantic comedy that provides an enjoyable escape to a bygone era. With its catchy musical numbers and enduring characters, the film remains a beloved classic of the 1940s era of Hollywood.

The Stork Club is a 1945 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 38 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

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  • MPAA Rating
  • Runtime
    1 hr 38 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (737)