Millionaire Playboy

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Millionaire Playboy
Directed byLeslie Goodwins
Doran Cox (assistant)
Produced byRobert Sisk
Screenplay byBert Granet
Charles E. Roberts
Story byBert Granet
StarringJoe Penner
Linda Hayes
Russ Brown
Music byPaul Sawtell
CinematographyJack MacKenzie
Edited byDesmond Marquette
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • March 15, 1940 (1940-03-15) (US)[1]
Running time
64 minutes
CountryUnited States

Millionaire Playboy is a 1940 American comedy film directed by Leslie Goodwins from a screenplay by Bert Granet and Charles E. Roberts, based upon Granet's story. Produced and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, it was released on March 15, 1940, and stars Joe Penner, Linda Hayes, and Russ Brown. It was Joe Penner's last film before he died in 1941.


Joe Zany (Joe Penner) a hapless young socialite attempts to overcome an embarrassing romantic problem. It seems every time he kisses a girl, he gets a horrible case of hiccups. Anxious to cure him, his father spends a small fortune to take his son to a special psychologist who in turn sends Joe to a beautiful spa, owned by Lois Marlowe (Linda Hayes), filled with gorgeous young women.[2]



  1. ^ "Millionaire Playboy: Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on April 1, 2014. Retrieved September 16, 2014.
  2. ^ "Millionaire Playboy (1940) - Leslie Goodwins - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.

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