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Larceny, Inc. (1942)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  2 May 1942 (USA)
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Three ex-cons buy a luggage shop to tunnel into the bank vault next door. But despite all they can do, the shop prospers...

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Cast

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Denny Costello
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Jeff Randolph
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Leo Dexter
Edward Brophy ...
Weepy Davis
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Sam Bachrach
Barbara Jo Allen ...
Mademoiselle Gloria
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Mr. Aspinwall
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Hobart (as Jackie C. Gleason)
Andrew Tombes ...
Oscar Engelhart
Joe Downing ...
Smitty (as Joseph Downing)
George Meeker ...
Mr. Jackson
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Anton Copoulos
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Storyline

Three bumbling crooks buy a store so that they can rob the bank next door. When they soon discover the money they can make as legitimate businessmen, they abandon their plan. Trouble is, one of their cohorts, who's escaped from jail, won't let them. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Comedy | Crime

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2 May 1942 (USA)  »

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Die Gauner GmbH  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The play opened in New York City, New York, USA on 10 April 1941 and closed 27 April 1941 after 22 performances. The opening cast included Shelley Winters. See more »

Goofs

The movie takes place shortly before Christmas but the check they receive in the beginning after getting hit by a car is dated February 17. See more »

Quotes

Jug Martin: Hey, Pressure, why didn't she ever write me all that time we were in prison?
J. Chalmers 'Pressure' Maxwell: Well. maybe it's because she knows you can't read.
Jug Martin: I never thought of that.
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Silent Night, Holy Night
(1818)
Music by Franz Gruber
Lyrics by Joseph Mohr
English lyrics anonymous
Played by the Mission band and sung by the Mission singers on Christmas Eve
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16 August 2000 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada) – See all my reviews

The Warner bros, was my favorite studio from the Hollywood system between 1930-45. They make social films, gangster movies, romantic melodramas, musical comedies, and sometimes robust comedies like this one. Here, the great E.G. Robinson makes funs of his bad guys role, like he will do a few years later in Brother Orchid. Dialogues are very funny and the situations, very simples, are hilarious. Good laughs!


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