O. Henry's Full House Poster

Release Date: 1952

DVD Release Date: November 21st, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
Soapy (Charles Laughton) believes that getting arrested and thrown into a warm jail cell is the best solution to being homeless in cold weather. Fugitives Sam (Fred Allen) and Bill kidnap a child to raise $2,000 for a new scam, and Della and Jim seek to buy each other Christmas gifts on a tight budget. This anthology of five short stories by author O. Henry includes "The Cop and the Anthem," "The Clarion Call," "The Last Leaf," "The Ransom of Red Chief" and "The Gift of the Magi."

Cast: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Charles Laughton, Jeanne Crain, Farley Granger, Oscar Levant, Jean Peters, Gregory Ratoff

Director: Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: 1950s, Amusing, Wife, Husband, Charming