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Release Date:
11 April 1952 (France) See more »
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A 65-year-old printer hatches an elaborate scheme to avoid forced retirement. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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A charming little movie See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Monty Woolley ... John R. Hodges

Thelma Ritter ... Della Hodges

David Wayne ... Joe Elliott

Jean Peters ... Alice Hodges

Constance Bennett ... Lucille McKinley

Marilyn Monroe ... Harriet
Allyn Joslyn ... George Hodges

Albert Dekker ... Louis McKinley
Clinton Sundberg ... Frank Erickson
Minor Watson ... Harold P. Cleveland
Wally Brown ... Horace Gallagher

Russ Tamblyn ... Willie McKinley (as Rusty Tamblyn)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Don Beddoe ... Head of Sales (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ... Man at Chamber of Commerce Luncheon (uncredited)
Helen Brown ... Clancy (uncredited)
Paul E. Burns ... Dick (uncredited)
Charles Cane ... Det. Rogell (uncredited)
Harry Cheshire ... Chamber of Commerce President (uncredited)

David Clarke ... Cleveland's Chauffeur (uncredited)
Dick Cogan ... Benson (uncredited)
James Conaty ... Man at Chamber of Commerce Luncheon (uncredited)
Heinie Conklin ... Concert Patron Outside Auditorium (uncredited)
Charles J. Conrad ... Information Clerk (uncredited)
Robert Dudley ... Old Man on Park Bench (uncredited)
William Frambes ... Bellboy (uncredited)
Raymond Greenleaf ... Bill (uncredited)

James Griffith ... Cashier (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Man at Luncheon (uncredited)
Billy Lechner ... Mailboy (uncredited)
Hank Mann ... Man at Luncheon (uncredited)
Harry McKim ... Page Boy (uncredited)
Roger Moore ... Saltenstall (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ... Executive (uncredited)
William J. O'Brien ... Man at Luncheon (uncredited)
Renie Riano ... Harpist (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo ... Man at Country Club Dance (uncredited)
Carol Savage ... Librarian (uncredited)
Harry Shannon ... Det. Kleinbaum (uncredited)
Gerald Oliver Smith ... McKinleys' Butler (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ... Man at Chamber of Commerce Luncheon (uncredited)
Houseley Stevenson ... Old Man on Park Bench (uncredited)
Ludwig Stössel ... Serge Toulevitsky - Conductor (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Man on Train Platform (uncredited)
Emerson Treacy ... Ernest (uncredited)
Ann Tyrrell ... Cleveland's Secretary (uncredited)

Frank Wilcox ... Joe (uncredited)
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Directed by
Harmon Jones 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paddy Chayefsky  story
Lamar Trotti 

Produced by
Lamar Trotti .... producer
 
Original Music by
Cyril J. Mockridge  (as Cyril Mockridge)
 
Cinematography by
Joseph MacDonald  (as Joe MacDonald)
 
Film Editing by
Robert L. Simpson  (as Robert Simpson)
 
Art Direction by
Maurice Ransford 
Lyle R. Wheeler  (as Lyle Wheeler)
 
Set Decoration by
Thomas Little 
Bruce MacDonald 
 
Costume Design by
Renié 
 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arthur Lueker .... first assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
W.D. Flick .... sound
Roger Heman Sr. .... sound (as Roger Heman)
 
Visual Effects by
Fred Sersen .... special photographic effects
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charles Le Maire .... wardrobe director
 
Music Department
Maurice De Packh .... orchestrator (as Maurice de Packh)
Lionel Newman .... musical director
 
Other crew
Jerry Bryan .... dialogue director (uncredited)
 
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77 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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It was during the production of this film that Marilyn Monroe met her future husband, Arthur Miller.See more »
Quotes:
Frank Erickson:[Trying to convince Gallagher that their visitor was a fake] All you have to do is to look at his picture in the file, sir.
Horace Gallagher:Never mind the file. Now let me get this straight. You say the whole world thinks that the man who inspected our plant yesterday was the president of the Consolidated Motors, is that it?
Frank Erickson:Yes, sir. Then he made a speech at the Chamber of Commerce.
Horace Gallagher:Mr. McKinley thinks he is the president of the Consolidated Motors, the papers think so, the Chamber of Commerce thinks so, but you don't. You think he is a measly little printer in our hand-press department.
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Born to Be KissedSee more »

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
A charming little movie, 10 June 2005
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

This is among my favorite "little movies"--movies that were small budget and about everyday people with everyday problems. The lead is played by the crotchety but very erudite Monty Woolley. Monty is forced to retire from his job as a printer due to his age, even though he still feels young and vigorous. Everyone around him seems to agree that retirement shouldn't be forced upon you if you are still able and willing to work, but no one in this large company where he works seems to be able to anything about this rule--especially since the company is actually controlled by a huge corporation. They just keep saying it's company policy and they would change it if they could--maybe he should talk the the guy in charge to get the rule changed someone suggests. Unfortunately, no one seems to know exactly who that is or how to find him. Out of sheer frustration, he hatches a plot to impersonate the company's CEO and make the changes himself! Unfortunately, this relatively simple plan snowballs and lots of unforeseen problems arise.

This is a brisk, cute movie that it sure to please. The acting is superb (I just love Woolley in films), the story well written and the film leaves you smiling.

PS--Get Marilyn Monroe OFF the Video Cover!!! She's barely in the movie at all--if you expect her, expect to be disappointed. Stupid advertising folks!

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