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The Lemon drop kid [videorecording] / a Paramount picture ; Hope Enterprises Inc. ; screenplay by Edmund Hartmann, Robert O'Brien and Frank Tashlin ; songs by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans ; produced by Robert L. Welch ; directed by Sidney Lanfield.

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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Series Information

Bob Hope collection
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brazil PL - Brazil DVD #2322 (Text) 38160000482958 Second Floor, DVD Available -
Butler PL - Butler DVD LEM (Text) 73174005011033 DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Newbury Park, CA : Brentwood Communications : c2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
Story by Edmund Beloin ; based on Daemon Runyon's The lemon drop kid.
On container: AFI's 100 years 100 stars."
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editorial supervision, Archie Marshek ; costumes, Edith Head ; music score, Victor Young.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bob Hope, Marilyn Maxwell, Lloyd Nolan, Jane Darwell, William Frawley.
Summary, etc.:
A racetrack betting tipster at a Florida racetrack offers some "good advice" and lives to regret it. It's his money or his life when mobster Moose Moran gives him until Christmas to make up a $10,000 error.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Subject: Swindlers and swindling > Drama.
Horse racing > Betting > Drama.
Christmas films
Genre: Musical films.
Comedy films.
Feature films.

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