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Lemon Drop Kid, The (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Damon Runyon Wrote Joining the prologue, citing Damon Runyon and meeting Bob Hope, title character, a.k.a. Sidney Milburn, hustling two greenhorns (Oliver Blake, Billie Bird) at a Florida track, the remake of the 1934 Lee Tracy version, The Lemon Drop Kid, 1951, also starring Jane Darwell and Lloyd Nolan.
Belle of New York, The (1952) -- (Movie Clip) This Is The Life! Vera-Ellen (as "Angela" in her faux-Salvation Army outfit) opens this witty and expository sequence from The Belle of New York, 1952, followed by the introduction of Charlie (Fred Astaire) and sidekick Max (Keenan Wynn).
Lucky Me (1954) -- (Movie Clip) High Hopes Out of work and forced to take hotel kitchen jobs, song and dance team Candy, Flo, Duke and Hap (Doris Day, Nancy Walker, Phil Silvers and Eddie Foy Jr.,) with a number by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster, Leroy Prinz with choreography, in the Warner Bros. musical Lucky Me, 1954.
Lucky Me (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Sing Like An Angel Doris Day as showgirl "Candy," tune by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster, pitching for composer boyfriend Brad (Robert Cummings) to financier Thayer (Bill Goodwin), the brunette extra in evening gown, jacket and gloves Angie Dickinson, in her first movie scene, Warner Bros. Lucky Me, 1954.
Lucky Me (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Mysterious Stranger After she caused him to wreck his car, the rest of the cute meet between composer Brad (Robert Cummings) and superstitious trouper Candy (Doris Day), who is stuck working in a Miami hotel, his identity duly mistaken, in the first wide-screen musical, from Warner Bros., Lucky Me, 1954.
Lucky Me (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Superstition Song Warner Bros. opens with Miami location shots, joining Doris Day on the soundstage in Hollywood's first wide-screen musical, the song by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster, Leroy Prinz choreography, Jack Donohue directing, in Lucky Me, 1954, also starring Robert Cummings and Phil Silvers.
Lemon Drop Kid, The (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Flashy Dresser Busted in New York for impersonating Santa, Bob Hope (the title character, a Florida racetrack tout) visited by "Sam The Surgeon" (Harry Bellaver), enforcer for the gangster he has to pay off by Christmas, then rescued by his gal Brainey (Marilyn Maxwell), in the Damon Runyon story The Lemon Drop Kid, 1951.