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!)

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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.

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    Editing Archie Marshek Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Edith Head Costume Design
    Art Hal Pereira Art Direction
    Camera Daniel L. Fapp Director of Photography
    Art Sam Comer Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Wally Westmore Makeup Supervisor
    Art Franz Bachelin Art Direction
    Sound Victor Young Original Music Composer
    Writing Frank Tashlin Screenplay
    Sound Walter Oberst Sound Recordist
    Writing Edmund L. Hartmann Screenplay
    Directing Sidney Lanfield Director
    Writing Edmund Beloin Story
    Writing Robert O'Brien Screenplay
    Writing Damon Runyon Story
    Crew Irving Elinson Additional Dialogue
    Art Ross Dowd Set Decoration
    Production Robert L. Welch Producer
    Sound Don McKay Sound Recordist
    Crew Paul K. Lerpae Special Effects