Comedy / Film

The Lemon Drop Kid

Released: October 19, 2010 • Available in US
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Synopsis

This 1951 Christmas comedy features Bob Hope as The Lemon Drop Kid, a small-time con artist, nicknamed for his favorite candy, who gets in over his head when he swindles a tough gangster out of some gambling profits. The Kid concocts a scheme to pay back the money by Christmas, by tricking his pals into dressing up as Santas and collecting money for a made-up charity. Starlet Marilyn Maxwell (Rock-A-Bye Baby, Off Limits) stars shines as his love interest, and William Frawley (I Love Lucy) nearly steals the show as one of his sidekicks. Based on a Damon Runyon story. Directed by Sidney Lanfield.

"Hope is hilarious [in The Lemon Drop Kid.] -- Leonard Maltin

Product Information

Discs
1
Run-time
91 min
Aspect Ratio ?
1.33:1
Color
Black & White
Language
English
Region
1
Rating
Not Rated
Production Date
1951
Closed-Captioned ?
No
Subtitles
None

The Lemon Drop Kid

NAME ROLE
Bob Hope Actor
Damon Runyon Writer
Edmund Beloin Writer
Edmund L. Hartmann Writer
Frank Tashlin Writer
Irving Elinson Writer
Marilyn Maxwell Actor
Robert L. Welch Producer
Robert O'Brien Writer
Sidney Lanfield Director
Tor Johnson Actor
William Frawley Actor
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