Louisiana Purchase(Movie, 1941)

| 1h 38min | Genres: Comedy, Music
Louisiana PurchaseRating: 3.4/5 (with 33 votes)
Louisiana Purchase is a 1941 American musical comedy film directed by Irving Cummings and starring Bob Hope, Vera Zorina, and Victor Moore. It is an adaptation of Irving Berlin's 1940 Broadway musical of the same name. A Paramount Pictures production, the film was directed by Irving Cummings, with Robert Emmett Dolan serving as musical director as he had done for the play. The film satirises the US Democratic Party and political corruption. The film was Bob Hope's first feature film in Technicolor. The title refers to the State of Louisiana offering to drop the deceased leader Huey Long's controversial Share Our Wealth program, and fully support President Franklin Roosevelt and his New Deal. In return, FDR promised federal dollars for public works i... ()
Movie poster of Louisiana Purchase

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Awards & Nominations for Louisiana Purchase

Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color Academy Award for Best Art Direction, Color

About Louisiana Purchase

A bumbling senator investigating graft in Louisiana is the target of a scheme involving a Viennese beauty.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 4 languages: German (DE), English (EN), French (FR), Portuguese (PT)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/31/1941
Director: Irving Cummings
Screenwriter: Buddy DeSylva
Film Editor: LeRoy Stone
Director of Photography: Harry Hallenberger, Ray Rennahan
Composer: Robert E. Dolan
Production Designer: Hans Dreier

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