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Louisiana Purchase Overview:

Louisiana Purchase (1941) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Irving Cummings and produced by Harold Wilson.

Academy Awards 1941 --- Ceremony Number 14 (source: AMPAS)

Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Raoul Pene du Bois; Interior Decoration: Stephen A. SeymourNominated
Best CinematographyHarry Hallenberger, Ray RennahanNominated

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Sam: [looking at Marina] Boy, if she were black, she'd be beautiful!

Marina Von Minden: Once I get my papers, I go on relief. Heil Roosevelt!

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
'Irene Bordoni' and Vera Zorina both repeated their roles from the original Broadway stage version.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 22, 1943 with Victor Moore reprising his film role.
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