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The Ballad of Louie the Louse (1959)

The Ballad of Louie the Louse is a TV movie starring Phil Silvers, Eddie Albert, and Betsy Palmer. A slimy loan shark is mistakenly believed to have died and a newspaper reporter writes a kind, if erroneous, obituary about his life. The loan shark decides to reform and try to live up to the kind things that were written about him.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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... Louie
... Paul Hughes
... Tina Adams
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Royal Beal
John C. Becher
Gerald Hiken
... Beggar Mary
Leo Liebman
Paul Lipson
Marguerite Shaw
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A slimy loan shark is mistakenly believed to have died and a newspaper reporter writes a kind, if erroneous, obituary about his life. The loan shark decides to reform and try to live up to the kind things that were written about him.

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17 October 1959 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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The Ballad of Louie the Louse
Written by Gordon Jenkins and Nat Hiken
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