The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

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The Lemon Drop Kid is a 1951 comedy film based on the short story of the same name by Damon Runyon, starring Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell. Although Sidney Lanfield is credited as the director, Frank Tashlin reportedly was hired, uncredited, to finish the film. The story had previously been adapted as a movie in 1934 starring Lee Tracy, with a bit part for actress Ann Sheridan.

The Lemon Drop Kid
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Plot


When the Lemon Drop Kid accidentally steers Moose Moran's girl away from a winning bet, he is forced... (source: imdb.com)

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Full cast list for the movie The Lemon Drop Kid.
Sidney Melbourne

'Brainy' Baxter

Oxford Charley

Nellie Thursday

Stella

Moose Moran

Straight Flush

Gloomy Willie

Harry Bellaver
Sam the Surgeon

Little Louie

Singing Solly

The Bird Lady

Francis Pierlot
Henry Regan

Charles Cooley
Goomba

Salvatore De Lorenzo
Street-corner Santa Claus

Bernard Szold
Honest Harry

Super Swedish Angel

No Thumbs Charlie

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Sidney Melbourne: Santy Claus don't drink.
Gloomy Willie: Oh, no? Well, how come he's always falling down chimleys?


Sidney Melbourne: Santy Claus don't drink. Gloomy Willie: Oh, no? Well, how come he's always falling down chimleys?


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Release Date8 March 1951
TaglineDamon Runyan's zaniest Broadway characters come alive with fun...especially the Lemon Drop Kid (Bob, natch!)
GenreRomance, Musical, Comedy, Music
CountryUSA
LanguageEnglish
Sound MixMono
ColorBlack and White

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