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Stop, You're Killing Me (1952)

 -  Comedy  -  24 July 1953 (Finland)
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After the repeal of Prohibition, a beer - maker decides to sell beer legally, but no one wants to buy his revolting beet, and he does not want to force sales.

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After the repeal of Prohibition, a beer - maker decides to sell beer legally, but no one wants to buy his revolting beet, and he does not want to force sales.

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Le bal des mauvais garçons  »

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The film was originally designed as a vehicle for Danny Kaye, then under contract for Warner Brothers, but the comedian terminated his agreement with the studio. See more »

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Version of A Slight Case of Murder (1938) See more »

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Stop, You're Killing Me
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Music by Carl Sigman
Lyrics by Bob Hilliard
Sung by an off-screen chorus during the opening credits
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Brod and Claire Shine
28 October 2002 | by (brighton, ma) – See all my reviews

Broderick Crawford and Claire Trevor shine in this semi-musical remake of A Slight Case Of Murder, now called Stop, You're Killing Me! Guys and Dolls it ain't, but it's Damon Runyon heart is in the right place. This tale of a beer baron whose wife and daughter are trying to crash high society, and who seem well on their way but for a little problem of a bunch of corpses in their Lake George mansion, is a nice mix of Arsenic and Old Lace-style gallows whimsy and Capone era gangster melodrama. If one has an appetite for either, and especially both, you will be richly rewarded by this one.


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