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Off Limits (1952)

Approved | | Comedy | 6 April 1953 (UK)
Two Army buddies fall in love with the same nightclub singer.

Director:

George Marshall

Writers:

Hal Kanter (screenplay), Hal Kanter (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Hope ... Wally Hogan
Mickey Rooney ... Herbert Tuttle
Marilyn Maxwell ... Connie Curtis
Eddie Mayehoff Eddie Mayehoff ... Earl Danzig
Stanley Clements ... Bullets Bradley
Jack Dempsey ... Jack Dempsey
Marvin Miller ... Vic Breck
John Ridgely ... Lt. Cmdr. Parnell
Tom Harmon Tom Harmon ... Tom Harmon
Norman Leavitt ... Chowhound
Art Aragon Art Aragon ... Art Aragon
Kim Spalding Kim Spalding ... Seaman Harker
Jerry Hausner ... Fishy
Mike Mahoney Mike Mahoney ... MP Huggins
Joan Taylor ... Helen
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Storyline

Two Army buddies fall in love with the same nightclub singer.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 1953 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Les dégourdis de la M.P. See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

During the film in the training scene where they're putting the jeep through the course, the stunt man (playing Bob Hope) apparently does actually get knocked out and fall out of the Jeep. See more »

Goofs

When Bob Hope is destroying the parked car, you can see the overhead microphone reflected in the front glass of the car in which Miss Maxwell is sitting in. See more »

Quotes

Wally Hogan: [running into Lt. Danzig] Oh, Arsenic and Old Face.
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Connections

References Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) See more »

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This film is well worth watching.
3 March 2004 | by depuyleavittSee all my reviews

Not only do Bob Hope and Mickey Rooney deliver enjoyable performances, there is a great character, "Chow Hound" portrayed by Norman Leavitt. Mr.Leavitt is one of those wonderful character actors whose face you have seen a million times but might not remember his name. After watching "Off Limits", you will never forget him. For years I have enjoyed his performances in many "Andy Griffith" and "I Love Lucy" episodes as well as his performance in the feature "The Blue Gardenia" directed by Fritz Lang. Also, he was in one of my all time favorite films, "Harvey" as one of the cab drivers. The cast of "off Limits" should have gone on to make a sequel, it was like watching a charmed ensemble cast movie.


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