The Lemon Drop Kid

  • Directed By: Sidney Lanfield

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.

Bob Hope

Sidney Melbourne (The Lemon Drop Kid)

Marilyn Maxwell

'brainy' Baxter

Lloyd Nolan

Oxford Charley

Jane Darwell

"Nellie Thursday" Regan

Andrea King


Fred Clark

Moose Moran

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Writers: Edmund L. Hartmann, Robert O'Brien, Frank Tashlin
Meta Score: Coming Soon
Rotten Tomaotes: Coming Soon
Release Date: Apr 1st, 1951
Box Office: Not Available
Budget: Not Available
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