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40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)

 |  Comedy  |  31 December 1962 (USA)
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Hilarity ensues when a casino manager spends a day at Disneyland with a cute but troublesome little girl.

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Hilarity ensues when a casino manager spends a day at Disneyland with a cute but troublesome little girl.

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Tony's Got Women Trouble!

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The set designer developed a gambling problem during the shoot while it was filming in Las Vegas and had to mortgage his house. See more »

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Steve makes a phone call from a booth located on the path between Tomorrowland and Main Street. In the scene where the detective chases Steve through the same area, the phone booth is not there. See more »

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Bernie Friedman: [at custody hearing] Well Judge, you can pass the buck up and down and back and forth, but when it gets to Bernie the butcher it don't go not further.
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Bernie Friedman: 37 years in the meat packing business, what're they gonna call me, Bernie the baker?
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Not the usual Tony Curtis catastrophe...
11 May 2002 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Tony Curtis finally scores a bull's-eye! I've lost count of all the poor movies (comedic or otherwise) that Curtis made in the 1960s, but this one and the later "The Great Race" are his winners. Here, Tony (happily animated throughout) plays a swinging casino manager who comes to love a cute little orphaned girl left in his care. He also has his hands full of Suzanne Pleshette (groomed to look like an old-fashioned movie star, but still with her deep, husky voice--as if it were being channeled from beyond). This unofficial remake of 1934's "Little Miss Marker" has an exceptional supporting cast including Phil Silvers, Kevin McCarthy, Howard Morris and Edward Andrews, slick production, a funny slapstick chase through Disneyland. A good family movie and a happy surprise for Curtis buffs. *** from ****


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