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A Slight Case of Larceny (1953)

Approved | | Comedy, Crime | 5 June 1953 (USA)
Two army buddies down on their luck open up a gas station and get involved in a price war - in a somewhat underhanded way.

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Augustus 'Geechy' Cheevers
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Frederick Winthrop Clopp
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Beverly Ambridge
Marilyn Erskine ...
Mrs. Emily Clopp
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Mr. White - Circle Star Gas Stations
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Willard Maibrunn - Magna Gold Oil Co.
Henry Slate ...
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Rudy Lee ...
Tommy Clopp
Mimi Gibson ...
Mary Ellen Clopp
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Two army buddies down on their luck open up a gas station and get involved in a price war - in a somewhat underhanded way.

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Cute Mickey Rooney Film!
4 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Anyone who is a fan of mickey rooney will love this film. He is great in it! It's one of his funnist 1950's roles. In my opinion Mickey Rooney should have been #1 in the 50's too. The man was sizzeling with talent. He truly is one of the best actors that has ever lived, if not the best. This movie is great! The story is slight, but the acting of Mickey Rooney is worth a watch. Eddie Bracken is not the greatest actor and Mickey Rooney far outshines him. Mickey Rooney's love interest is typical of a girl he would have loved in real life. Tall and pretty! I would highly recommend this film to Rooney fans and to fans of cute, clean comedies of the 1950s! Enjoy!


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