Mister 880
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Mister 880
Based on a true story, Mister 880 is the whimsical tale of an elderly gentleman (Edmund Gwenn) who dabbles in counterfeiting. He makes only enough "funny money" to support himself, but the fact that his work is so amateurish (he can't even spell "Washington") arouses the indignation of the treasury department. Burt Lancaster, the hard-nosed treasury agent put on the case, is determined to prosecute the miscreant to the full extent of the law. In tracking down a lead, Lancaster falls in love with Dorothy McGuire, a recipient of one of the phony bills. Lancaster discovers… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Charming light comedy about a kindly old codger who is a small-time counterfeiter passing one dollar bills."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Apesar da adorável presença de Edmund Gwenn, o filme se rende ao sentimentalismo barato na péssima seqüência que se passa em um tribunal, arruinando a experiência."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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