The Merry Monahans

1944 film by Charles Lamont / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Merry Monahans is a 1944 American comedy-drama musical film directed by Charles Lamont and starring Donald O'Connor, Peggy Ryan and Jack Oakie.

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The Merry Monahans
Directed byCharles Lamont
Screenplay byMichael Fessier
Ernest Pagano
Produced byMichael Fessier
Ernest Pagano
StarringDonald O'Connor
Peggy Ryan
Jack Oakie
CinematographyCharles Van Enger
Edited byCharles Maynard
Music byHans J. Salter
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • September 15, 1944 (1944-09-15)
Running time
91 minutes
CountryUnited States

The story is of a vaudeville family trying to make money through hard times. The film features the great song and dance duet with O'Connor and Ryan, "I Hate To Lose You". Film composer Hans J. Salter was nominated for an Academy Award for his score.[1]

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