The Lemon Drop Kid

1951

The Lemon Drop Kid

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Movie Info

In this film, Bob Hope stars as a bookie who is known as the Lemon Drop Kid. Hope finds himself deeply in debt to Florida gangster Fred Clark. Magnanimously, Clark gives Hope a chance to raise the money -- but he'd better have it ready by Christmas, or else.

Cast

Bob Hope
as Lemon Drop Kid/Sidney Melbourne
Marilyn Maxwell
as Brainey Baxter
Lloyd Nolan
as Charlie
Jane Darwell
as Nellie Thursday
Fred Clark
as Moose Moran
Jay C. Flippen
as Straight Flush
William Frawley
as Gloomy Willie
Harry Bellaver
as Sam the Surgeon
Sid Melton
as Little Louie
Ben Welden
as Singin' Solly
Ida Moore
as Bird Lady
Francis Pierlot
as Henry Regan
Society Kid Hogan
as Society Kid
Harry Shannon
as Policeman John
Bernard Szold
as Honest Harry
Tor Johnson
as Super Swedish Angel
Harry Tyler
as Santa Claus
Tom Dugan
as No Thumbs Charlie
Ray Cooke
as Willie
John Doucette
as Muscleman
Slim Gaut
as Professor Murdock
Fred Graff
as Pimlico Pete
Tommy Ivo
as Boy Scout
Jack Kruschen
as Muscleman
Almira Sessions
as Mrs. Santoro
Douglas Spencer
as Thin Santa Claus
Fred Zendar
as South Street Benny
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Critic Reviews for The Lemon Drop Kid

All Critics (3) | Fresh (2) | Rotten (1)

Audience Reviews for The Lemon Drop Kid

  • Dec 22, 2013
    Hope does his same old routine but thanks to a sweet backstory and the wonderful holiday tune Silver Bells running through the film, including a charming production number of it, this is one of his better films.
    jay n Super Reviewer
  • Jul 02, 2008
    Nice Bob Hope humor.
    Anthony V Super Reviewer
  • Jun 01, 2007
    This is the film that "Silver Bells" was written for! Cute story and of course Bob Hope is a smash!
    Valerie G Super Reviewer
  • Jun 10, 2006
    Must watch at Xmas comedy
    Mark E Super Reviewer

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