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Director  Lew Landers
Music director  John Leipold
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Language  English
6.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
Story by  Rex Taylor
Country  United States
Redhead from Manhattan movie poster
Release date  May 6, 1943 (1943-05-06)
Writer  Joseph Hoffman, Rex Taylor (story)
Cast  Lupe Velez, Gerald Mohr, Arthur Loft
Similar movies  Related Lew Landers movies

Redhead from Manhattan is a 1943 comedy film directed by Lew Landers and written by Joseph Hoffman. The film stars Lupe Vélez in one of her last screen appearances, Michael Duane, Tim Ryan, Gerald Mohr, Lillian Yarbo and Arthur Loft. The film was released on May 6, 1943, by Columbia Pictures.

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Plot

Lupe Vélez plays a dual role, twin sisters Rita and Elaine. After escaping a torpedoed ship, Rita shows up in Manhattan, where she takes the place of her Broadway-star twin sister Elaine, who's having problems with her marriage and needs to make a getaway. Neither Elaine's husband or Rita's saxophone-player boyfriend are aware of the switch.

Cast

  • Lupe Vélez as Rita Manners/Elaine Manners
  • Michael Duane as Jimmy Randall
  • Tim Ryan as Mike Glendon
  • Gerald Mohr as Chick Andrews
  • Lillian Yarbo as Polly
  • Arthur Loft as Sig Hammersmith
  • Lewis Wilson as Paul
  • Douglas Leavitt as Joe
  • Clancy Cooper as Policeman
  • Johnny Mitchell as Marty Britt
  • References

    Redhead from Manhattan Wikipedia
    Redhead from Manhattan IMDb