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You're Never Too Young (1955)

Approved | | Comedy | 14 October 1955 (Ireland)
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
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Mrs. Noonan
Margery Maude ...
Mrs. Ella Brennan
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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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14 October 1955 (Ireland)  »

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Der Gangsterschreck  »

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Trivia

The barber chair raising is similar to a coin operated children ride (helicopter). See more »

Quotes

Bob Miles: Whu don't you straighten up?
Wilbur Hoolick: Oh, I am straightened up. It's just that my shoulders are stupid.
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Connections

Featured in The Colgate Comedy Hour: Episode #5.35 (1955) See more »

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Every Day Is a Happy Day
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
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Long-in-the-tooth shenanigans...
2 April 2008 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Role-reversal remake of 1942's "The Major and the Minor" has Jerry Lewis stepping into the part originally played by Ginger Rogers, but unfortunately this anemic outing is missing a lot more than just Ginger. Lewis attempts to pass for a child when boarding a train; he's successful, but the deception leads to a string of comic and romantic confusions. Sidney Sheldon adapted the screenplay, tossing in musical moments for Dean Martin (playing yet another in his stable of second-bananas) and a jewel-robbery subplot (which is dire). Diana Lynn, who played the wily teenager in the original film, plays Lewis' love-interest here. She's cute; Jerry isn't. *1/2 from ****


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