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Thieves Fall Out (1941)

Approved  |   |  Comedy  |  3 May 1941 (USA)
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Eddie Barnes, tired of being a nobody and living with his parents, decides to cash in his mother's legacy and use the money to buy a business. Unfortunately, Eddie's mother has to die ... See full summary »

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Mary Matthews
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Grandma Allen
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Rodney Barnes
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George Formsby
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Tim Gordon
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Chic Collins
Edward Brophy ...
Rork
Minna Gombell ...
Ella Barnes
Vaughan Glaser ...
Charles Matthews
Nana Bryant ...
Martha Matthews
Edward Gargan ...
Kane
Hobart Cavanaugh ...
David Tipton
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Eddie Barnes, tired of being a nobody and living with his parents, decides to cash in his mother's legacy and use the money to buy a business. Unfortunately, Eddie's mother has to die before the broker can collect the full value of the policy and the broker's gangster partner doesn't want to wait for nature to take its course. Written by Chris Stone <jstone@bellatlantic.net>

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The original play opened in New York on 30 September 1938, with Alison Skipworth in the role of Grandma. It closed after 16 performances. See more »

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Referenced in Smallville: Zero (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

The Wedding March
(1843) (uncredited)
From "A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61"
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Variations in the score after the wedding
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Fun, energetic, cute but not very clever
1 May 2001 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

Fast-paced family comedy similar to what Disney produced in the 50's and 60's. Very likeable cast includes Eddy Arnold, Jane Darwell, Alan Hale. Son of a mattress factory owner buys his own factory and gets involved with gangsters (Anthony Quinn and Frank Faylen!). If you don't like feisty, wise-cracking grandma's (Jane Darwell hams it up), skip it; otherwise, quite enjoyable.


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