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The West Side Kid ()


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Millionaire Sam Winston is an unhappy man. His wife Constance lives a gay life, devoting all her time to parties; his daughter Gloria is in one scandal after another, changing husbands as... See more »

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Johnny April (as Donald Barry)
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Sam Winston
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Gloria Winston
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Shoelace
Matt McHugh ...
The Worrier
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Mrs. Winston
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Ramsey Fensel
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Donovan
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Gwylim
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Jerry Winston
Georges Metaxa ...
Dr. Kenton
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Toodles
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Businessman (uncredited)
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Butler (uncredited)
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Dancer (uncredited)
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Racketeer (uncredited)
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Landlady (uncredited)
Mary Kenyon ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Businessman (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ...
Henchman (uncredited)
Charles Williams ...
Reporter (uncredited)

Directed by

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George Sherman

Written by

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Albert Beich ... (original screenplay) and
Anthony Coldeway ... (original screenplay)

Produced by

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George Sherman ... associate producer

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Mort Glickman ... (uncredited)

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Jack A. Marta ... (as Jack Marta)

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Ernest J. Nims ... (as Ernest Nims)

Art Direction by

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Russell Kimball

Set Decoration by

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Otto Siegel

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Kenneth Holmes ... assistant director

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Dick Tyler Sr. ... sound (as Richard Tyler)

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Morton Scott ... musical director
Walter Scharf ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

Millionaire Sam Winston is an unhappy man. His wife Constance lives a gay life, devoting all her time to parties; his daughter Gloria is in one scandal after another, changing husbands as often as her moods, and son Jerry spends his time getting drunk and chasing women. Sam hires gangster Johnny April to bump him off but Johnny, liking the old man, defers the killing and sets about making the family appreciate Sam. Written by Les Adams

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Taglines HE THOUGHT HE KNEW ALL THE ANSWERS...the soft-hearted story of a little tough guy! (original print ad - all caps) See more »
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Also Known As
  • The West Side Kid (United States)
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  • 58 min
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Trivia Final film of Dorothy Burgess. See more »

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