Mister 880
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Mister 880
Based on a true story, Mister 880 relates the federal government's ten year search for a counterfeiter of one dollar bills in New York City. Mac, a federal agent, and Steve, a Treasury Department employee (Burt Lancaster in an early role), are on the case hunting down leads. Much to their surprise, their search leads them to a seventy year old man who has been printing the bills because he couldn't find work. Neither want to turn him in, but duty dictates they must. In the court case, it comes out that "Mister 880" was neither a criminal, nor a spendthrift -- he led a sparse… 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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