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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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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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$3,400,000, 31 December 1955
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Emory Parnell plays the same part (train conductor) in the original version ; "The Major and the Minor" 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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Featured in 100 Years of Comedy (1997) See more »

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Every Day Is a Happy Day
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
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You're Never Too Young is another Martin & Lewis movie that's lots of fun
28 August 2011 | by See all my reviews

With this movie, Martin & Lewis have a reunion with a couple of co-stars from their first feature-My Friend Irma: Diana Lynn, Jane Stacy in that and its sequel, is not only Dean's girl here but also a crush of Jerry's. And Hans Conried plays Jer's barber mentor, Francois. Then there's a couple of cameos from other of M & L's flicks-Nancy Kulp, from The Caddy, as a lady with a "12"-year-old son and Bobby Barber, from Money from Home, as a newsstand clerk. With that out of the way, I'll just say the plot of a jewel robber (Raymond Burr) trying to get the diamond out of Jerry's coat pocket-which the latter doesn't know about-as Jer tries to pass himself off as a minor in order to get a half-fare train ticket with him ending up at a girls school where Martin and Lynn teach is perhaps the most ridiculous story yet for the boys' movies but darned if I didn't find myself constantly laughing anyway! As usual, plenty of Lewis' mugging and doing impersonations provide plenty of fun entertainment along with Martin's smooth crooning on many romantic ballads. And seeing the latter get constantly hit and bumped into by his partner just adds to the fun. So despite the many nonsense shenanigans, I heartily recommend You're Never Too Young.


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