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My Lucky Star is a 1938 romantic comedy film. This was Norwegian ice-skating Olympic champion Sonja Henie's fourth film.

My Lucky Star
My Lucky Star (1938 film).jpg
Directed byRoy Del Ruth
Produced byDarryl F. Zanuck
Written byKarl Tunberg
Don Ettlinger
Screenplay byHarry Tugend
Jack Yellen
Based onThey Met in Chicago
StarringSonja Henie
Richard Greene
Cesar Romero
Music byLouis Silvers
CinematographyJohn J. Mescall
Edited byAllen McNeil
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • September 9, 1938 (1938-09-09)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States



George Cabot Jr. (Cesar Romero), the son of a department store owner, enrolls the store's sports clerk Krista Nielsen (Sonja Henie) at a university to use her as an advertisement for their fashion department.

George is trying to pay off cabaret singer Marcelle La Verne, who wants to annul their brief elopement. Marcelle threatens to name Krista as a co-respondent in her lawsuit. Krista has fallen for Larry Taylor at the college, where a skating exhibition lands her on the cover of Life magazine.



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