|Just My Luck|
|Directed by||John Paddy Carstairs|
|Produced by||Earl St. John|
|Written by||Peter Cusick|
|Music by||Philip Green|
|Cinematography||Jack E. Cox|
|Edited by||Roger Cherrill|
Norman Hackett (Norman Wisdom) is employed in a jeweller's workshop and is innocently preoccupied with dreaming of meeting the window dresser in the shop across the street from his workplace. He wishes to purchase a diamond pendant for her and, after persuasion, gambles a pound on a six-horse accumulator at the Goodwood races. The bookmaker grows concerned when it appears Hackett, after winning on the first five races, could win over £16,000.
- Norman Wisdom as Norman Hackett (and his own father)
- Margaret Rutherford as Mrs. Dooley
- Jill Dixon as Anne
- Leslie Phillips as the Hon. Richard Lumb
- Delphi Lawrence as Miss Daviot
- Joan Sims as Phoebe
- Edward Chapman as Mr. Stoneway
- Peter Copley as Gilbert Weaver
- Vic Wise as Eddie Diamond
- Marjorie Rhodes as Mrs. Hackett
- Michael Ward as Cranley
- Marianne Stone as Tea Bar Attendant
- Felix Felton as Man in Cinema
- Michael Brennan as Masseur
- Cyril Chamberlain as Goodwood Official
- Eddie Leslie as Gas Man
- Freda Bamford as Mrs. Crossley
- Robin Bailey as Steward
- Campbell Cotts as Steward
- Sam Kydd as Craftsman
- Raymond Francis as Ritchie
- Ballard Berkeley as Starter at Goodwood (uncredited)
- Jerry Desmonde as Racegoer (uncredited)
- Hal Osmond as Hospital Visitor with Flowers (uncredited)
According to the BFI Screenonline website, "Just My Luck is not a piece of comedic genius, nor even the best of Wisdom's films, but it's an amiable, well-constructed piece that recalls a gentler age".
Kinematograph Weekly listed it as being "in the money" at the British box office in 1958.
- Innes, John (2003–14). "Just My Luck (1957)". BFI Screenonline. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
- Billings, Josh (18 December 1958). "Others in the Money". Kinematograph Weekly. p. 7.
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