The Great Rupert Poster

Release Date: 1950

DVD Release Date: June 1st, 1999

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
Louie Amendola (Jimmy Durante), once a vaudeville performer with his wife and daughter, hasn't been getting any work, and, as Christmas approaches, his family is homeless. They find a room at Frank Dingle's (Frank Orth) house, but don't know how they'll pay the rent. Then the money Frank's been hiding in the ceiling above their apartment lands in the Amendolas' hands when a crafty squirrel heaves it out of its hiding space, causing more complications within the household.

Cast: Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore, Tom Drake, Queenie Smith, Frank Orth, Jimmy Conlin, Chick Chandler, Sara Haden

Director: Irving Pichel

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: George Pal Productions

Keywords: Mother, Wife, Father, Family, 1950s, Offbeat, Daughter, Mystery, Amusing, Love, Heartwarming, New York City