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You're Never Too Young (1955)

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When an aspiring barber becomes inadvertently involved in the theft of a valuable diamond, necessity forces him to masquerade as a 12 year-old child - with humorous consequences.

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Skeets Powell
Veda Ann Borg ...
Mrs. Noonan
Margery Maude ...
Mrs. Ella Brennan
Romo Vincent ...
Ticket Agent
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Marty's Mother
Milton Frome ...
Lieutenant O'Malley
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Tor Johnson ...
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Storyline

Wilbur is a young man whose dream is to become a great barber, but for now, he's working just as an assistant, at a hotel's barber shop. When one day he gets involved (by mistake) in some big robbery, he is forced to disguise himself as a 12 year old boy, so that he can get away from his persecutor. Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Dino's the singing dean of a girl's school, Jerry - a wolf in kid's clothing - in a class by himself with 503 coeds.

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22 November 1955 (Japan)  »

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Trivia

Actress Diana Lynn appeared in the original film, The Major and the Minor, as Lucy, the science-obsessed teenage sister of Pamela (Ginger Roger's on-screen nemesis). Thirteen years later, Diana Lynn starred in that film's remake, You're Never Too Young, this time as Nancy Collins (a female version of the role originally played by Ray Milland). See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Ella Brennan: [as Noonan, masquerading as Wilbur's father, takes his "son" out of school] Take good care of him.
Noonan: [With irony] Oh, he'll be taken care of.
Wilbur Hoolick: [after Noonan starts to strangle him] I don't want to go.
Mrs. Ella Brennan: Why, Wilbur?
Noonan: Yes, tell her why.
Wilbur Hoolick: Well, because, you see, I'm not really a little...
Wilbur Hoolick: [He realizes he cannoot reveal the truth] I like it hee. I want to go to school here.
Mrs. Ella Brennan: This is a girls' school!
Wilbur Hoolick: That's why I like it here.
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References The Whistler (1944) See more »

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Love Is All That Matters
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
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a re-working of another movie
9 February 2001 | by (Melbourne) – See all my reviews

I was watching this movie and suddenly thought it seemed very familiar!! I then realized it was a re-making of the 1942 movie "The Major and the Minor" starring Ginger Rogers! There is a sub-plot that is different,but many of the scenes are identical except for the fact that now it is Jerry Lewis playing a 12 year old boy instead of Ginger as a 12 year old girl.Another pairing of Lewis and Martin-lightweight but enjoyable.


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