The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

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.

Directing:
  • Sidney Lanfield
Writing:
  • Damon Runyon
  • Edmund L. Hartmann
  • Frank Tashlin
themoviedb icon 6.9/10
  • Release Date: 1951-04-02
  • Views: 39
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 91


Tor Johnson

Super Swedish Angel (wrestler)

Bob Hope

Sidney Melbourne (The Lemon Drop Kid)

Francis Pierlot

Henry Regan

John Doucette

Muscleman (uncredited)

Harry Shannon

John (policeman)

Anthony Warde

Thoughtful Man (uncredited)

Jay C. Flippen

Straight Flush Tony

Stanley Andrews

Judge (uncredited)

Fred Clark

Moose Moran

Lloyd Nolan

Oxford Charley

Pat Flaherty

Police Captain Swain (uncredited)

Marilyn Maxwell

'brainy' Baxter

Jane Darwell

"Nellie Thursday" Regan

Andrea King

Stella

William Frawley

Gloomy Willie

Harry Bellaver

Sam the Surgeon

Sid Melton

Little Louie

Ben Welden

Singing Solly

Ida Moore

Mrs. Feeney - The Bird Lady

Tom Dugan

No Thumbs Charlie

Billie Bird

Racetrack Bettor on Iron Bar (uncredited)

Oliver Blake

Racetrack Bettor on Iron Bar (uncredited)

Charmienne Harker

Dancer (uncredited)

Jack Kruschen

Muscleman (uncredited)

Mary Murphy

Girl (uncredited)
5,238 comments
Princess
Love this movie. This is a positive story, and a great plot.
Like · Reply · 43 · 2 min
Nicole Sneijder
Really good movie to watch. Enjoyed it!
Like · Reply · 56 · 58 min
Francis Smith
GREAT movie ever.. Loved this!!!
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Brandon
i dont think so, story feels bad
Like · Reply · 2 · 26 min
Velasques
i guess your mood is bad, sorry... ^_^ cheers
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Patricia Joyce
God Bless You
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Alberto Milito
Muito obrigado, me amor
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Elizabeth
eu isso
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Vanessa Carla
Over all the movie is GOOD
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Jacques LeBlanc
Merci beaucoup
Like · Reply · 26 · 4 h
Youssef 'Amid Al-Kouri
وأخيرا يمكن مشاهدة هذا الفيلم، وشكرا
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