Just Around The Corner

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  • G
  • Genre(s): Musical Comedy
  • Release year: 1938
  • Running time: 70 min
Just Around the Corner is a 1938 American musical comedy film directed by Irving Cummings. The screenplay by Ethel Hill, Darrell Ware, and J. P. McEvoy was based on the novel Lucky Penny by Paul Girard Smith. The film focuses on the tribulations of... read more
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Just Around the Corner is a 1938 American musical comedy film directed by Irving Cummings. The screenplay by Ethel Hill, Darrell Ware, and J. P. McEvoy was based on the novel Lucky Penny by Paul Girard Smith. The film focuses on the tribulations of little Penny Hale (Temple) and her architect father (Farrell) after he is forced by circumstances to accept a job as janitor. The film was the fourth and last cinematic song and dance pairing of Shirley Temple and Bill Robinson. It is available on DVD and videocassette. The musical score includes the popular standard "I Love to Walk in the Rain" which can be viewed on YouTube.

Original Release

11/11/1938

Cast

Shirley Temple Penny
Charles Farrell Jeff Hale
Joan Davis Kitty
Bert Lahr Gus
Bill Robinson Corporal Jones
Amanda Duff Lola
Franklin Pangborn Waters
Cora Witherspoon Aunt Julia Ramsby
Claude Gillingwater Samuel G. Henshaw (as Claude Gillingwater Sr.)
Benny Bartlett Milton Ramsby (as Bennie Bartlett)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Irving Cummings

Writers

Ethel Hill, J.P. McEvoy, Darrell Ware, Paul Gerard Smith

Cast

Shirley Temple Penny
Charles Farrell Jeff Hale
Joan Davis Kitty
Bert Lahr Gus
Bill Robinson Corporal Jones
Amanda Duff Lola
Franklin Pangborn Waters
Cora Witherspoon Aunt Julia Ramsby
Claude Gillingwater Samuel G. Henshaw (as Claude Gillingwater Sr.)
Benny Bartlett Milton Ramsby (as Bennie Bartlett)
Marilyn Knowlden Gwendolyn (uncredited)
Hal K. Dawson Reporter
Jack Gargan Reporter

Producers

Editors

Walter Thompson

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