The Lemon Drop Kid

The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

"Damon Runyan's zaniest Broadway characters come alive with fun...especially the Lemon Drop Kid (Bob, natch!)"
TMDb Score
68
Not Yet Rated 1 hr 31 minApr 2nd, 1951Romance, Comedy, Music

When the Lemon Drop Kid accidentally cheats gangster Moose Moran 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.

Director
Sidney Lanfield
Starring
Bob Hopeas Sidney Melbourne (The Lemon Drop Kid)
Marilyn Maxwellas 'Brainey' Baxter
Lloyd Nolanas Oxford Charley