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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.

Director:

Norman Taurog

Writers:

Sidney Sheldon (screenplay), Edward Childs Carpenter (play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dean Martin ... Bob Miles
Jerry Lewis ... Wilbur Hoolick
Diana Lynn ... Nancy Collins
Nina Foch ... Gretchen Brendan
Raymond Burr ... Noonan
Mitzi McCall ... Skeets Powell
Veda Ann Borg ... Mrs. Noonan
Margery Maude Margery Maude ... Mrs. Ella Brennan
Romo Vincent ... Ticket Agent
Nancy Kulp ... Marty's Mother
Milton Frome ... Lieutenant O'Malley
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Storyline

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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Caught Between Gals Who Want to Kiss 'Em - And guys Who Want to Kill 'Em! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 1955 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Gangsterschreck See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$3,400,000, 31 December 1955
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Since this is widely acknowledged to be a remake of the 1942 Ray Mallard and Ginger Rogers vehicle The Major and the Minor, it is unclear why 3 of that film's writers - Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder and playwright Edward Childs Carpenter - are not credited here. See more »

Quotes

Ticket agent: [Referring to Wilbur who is diguised as a 12 year old with a ray gun in order to get a half price ticket] He's going to be a space cadet?
Bob Miles: If he lives, he'll be a space cadet.
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Featured in 100 Years of Comedy (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

I Know Your Mother Loves You
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
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Great comedy
5 February 1999 | by Petey-10See all my reviews

I liked this movie. Jerry Lewis was a great kid in it. Jerry Lewis is one of the best comedians of the century.


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