The Lemon Drop Kid
The Lemon Drop Kid ★★½ 1951
Second version of the Damon Runyon chestnut about a racetrack bookie who must recover the gangster's money he lost on a bet. As the fast-talking bookie, Hope sparkles. ♫Silver Bells; It Doesn't Cost a Dime to Dream; They Obviously Want Me to Sing. 91m/B VHS, DVD . Bob Hope, Lloyd Nolan, Fred Clark, Marilyn Maxwell, Jane Darwell, Andrea King, William Frawley, Jay C. Flippen, Harry Bellaver; D: Sidney Lanfield; W: Frank Tashlin, Edmund Hartmann, Robert O'Brien; C: Daniel F. Fapp; M: Ray Evans, Jay Livingston, Victor Young.