Goodnight, Sweetheart (film)

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Goodnight, Sweetheart
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Directed by Joseph Santley
Screenplay by Isabel Dawn
Jack Townley
Story by Frank Fenton
Joseph Hoffman
Produced by Edward J. White
Starring Robert Livingston
Ruth Terry
Henry Hull
Grant Withers
Thurston Hall
Lloyd Corrigan
Cinematography Bud Thackery
Edited byRalph Dixon
Music by Joseph Dubin
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • June 17, 1944 (1944-06-17)
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited States

Goodnight, Sweetheart is a 1944 American comedy film directed by Joseph Santley and written by Isabel Dawn and Jack Townley. The film stars Robert Livingston, Ruth Terry, Henry Hull, Grant Withers, Thurston Hall and Lloyd Corrigan. The film was released on June 17, 1944, by Republic Pictures. [1] [2] [3]



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