|Lucky to Me|
|Directed by||Thomas Bentley|
|Written by|| Arthur Rigby (play) |
|Produced by||Walter C. Mycroft|
|Starring|| Stanley Lupino |
|Edited by||Monica Kimick|
|Music by|| Noel Gay |
|Distributed by||Associated British Film Distributors|
Lucky to Me is a 1939 British musical comedy film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Stanley Lupino, Phyllis Brooks and Barbara Blair. It was based on Lupino's own 1928 stage show So This is Love which he had co-written with actor Arthur Rigby.The film was made by ABPC at its Elstree Studios. It was the last film of Lupino who had made a string of successful musical comedies during the Thirties.
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