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Louisiana Purchase (25-Dec-1941)

Director: Irving Cummings

Writers: Jerome Chodorov; Joseph Fields

From short story by: B. G. DeSylva

From a play by: Morrie Ryskind

Keywords: Musical Comedy

Naive state legislator Jim Taylor is framed for corruption by the Louisiana political machine, as a U.S. Senator commences an investigation of the state's Kingfisher-era politics. Film adaptation of a hit Broadway play is far too dated for modern audiences; as a musical comedy is is neither funny nor a decent musical. Nominated for two Oscars including Best Cinematography.

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