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The Lemon Drop Kid

The Lemon Drop Kid

Damon Runyan's zaniest Broadway characters come alive with fun...especially the Lemon Drop Kid (Bob, natch!)Apr. 02, 1951USA91 Min.
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Bob Hope isSidney Melbourne (The Lemon Drop Kid)
Sidney Melbourne (The Lemon Drop Kid)
Marilyn Maxwell is'brainy' Baxter
'brainy' Baxter
Lloyd Nolan isOxford Charley
Oxford Charley
Jane Darwell is
"Nellie Thursday" Regan
Fred Clark isMoose Moran
Moose Moran
Jay C. Flippen isStraight Flush Tony
Straight Flush Tony
William Frawley isGloomy Willie
Gloomy Willie
Harry Bellaver isSam the Surgeon
Sam the Surgeon
Sid Melton isLittle Louie
Little Louie
Ben Welden isSinging Solly
Singing Solly

Synopsis

When the Lemon Drop Kid accidentally cheats gangster Moose Moran (Fred Clark) out of his track winnings, the Kid promises to repay Moose the money by Christmas. Creating a fake charity for “Apple Annie” Nellie Thursday, the Kid tricks his gang into donning Santa suits and “collecting dough for old dolls” like Nellie who have nowhere to live. Radio personality Marilyn Maxwell assists as the Kid’s girlfriend, while William Frawley and Jay C. Flippen play the lovable, gruff crooks that fall for the Kid’s Santa scam.

The Lemon Drop Kid
The Lemon Drop Kid
The Lemon Drop Kid
The Lemon Drop Kid
The Lemon Drop Kid
The Lemon Drop Kid
Original titleThe Lemon Drop Kid
IMDb Rating7.2 1,396 votes
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