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The Grouch (1952)

O grousouzis (original title)
A grumpy old man finds a baby on his doorstep and decides to adopt it, much to the amazement of the people in his neighborhood.

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(as Yorgos Javellas)

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(as Yorgos Javellas)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Orestis Makris ...
Agathoklis
Mimis Fotopoulos ...
Babis
Dinos Iliopoulos ...
Aristeidis
Georgia Vasileiadou ...
Epistimi
Andreas Zisimatos ...
Petros Papadimitrakopoulos
Daphne Skoura ...
Maria
Periklis Hristoforidis ...
Kostas
Lakis Skellas ...
Mourgos
Thanasis Tzeneralis ...
Nikolakis
Giorgos Vlahopoulos
Sofia Arseni
Lola Filippidou
Nikos Fermas ...
Card Player
Kostas Papahristos ...
Shop Owner (as Kostas Pappahristou)
Yorgos Ploutis
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A grumpy old man finds a baby on his doorstep and decides to adopt it, much to the amazement of the people in his neighborhood.

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The three factors that glorified the Greek art and gave to the Greek people the masterpiece 'The Drunkard': Finos Film, writer and director Giorgos Tzavellas and Orestis Makris have the honor now to present the greatest Greek pride. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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3 November 1952 (Greece)  »

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The Grouch  »

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1.37 : 1
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Ela ela
Performed by Fotis Polymeris, Nikos Papadakis &
Mimis Fotopoulos
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