Jiggs and Maggie in Jackpot Jitters

Jiggs and Maggie in Jackpot Jitters is a 1949 American comedy film directed by William Beaudine and starring Joe Yule, Renie Riano and George McManus. It was the third of four films in the Jiggs and Maggie film series, spun off from Bringing Up Father (1946).[1] The series follows the adventures of a family of Irish immigrants to the United States.

Jiggs and Maggie in Jackpot Jitters
Directed byWilliam Beaudine
Produced byBarney Gerard
Written byEdward F. Cline
Tim Ryan
George McManus
Barney Gerard
StarringJoe Yule
Renie Riano
George McManus
Tim Ryan
Music byEdward J. Kay
CinematographyL. William O'Connell
Edited byRoy V. Livingston
Distributed byMonogram Pictures
Release date
August 28, 1949
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited States


Jiggs and Maggie win a racehorse in a competition, but lose large sums of money on it each time it races.



  1. Drew p.170


  • Drew, Bernard A. Motion Picture Series and Sequels: A Reference Guide. Routledge, 2013.
  • Marshall, Wendy L. William Beaudine: From Silents to Television. Scarecrow Press, 2005.

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