O. Henry's Full House
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O. Henry's Full House
This anthology film assembles five respected directors and a top-notch cast to bring a handful of stories by the great American author O. Henry to the screen. In The Cop and the Anthem, a tramp named Soapy (Charles Laughton) tries to get arrested so that he can spend the winter in jail, only to find that is not as easy as it used to be. Marilyn Monroe appears in this episode as a streetwalker. The Clarion Call features Dale Robertson as Barney, a cop forced to arrest an old friend, Johnny (Richard Widmark). Anne Baxter stars in The Last Leaf as Joanna, an elderly woman who sees her own illness… More

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"Henry Hathaway's segment is a fun mix of historical and crime film."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"The unquestionable pinnacle is Howard Hawks' energetic "The Ransom of Red Chief.""
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"As with all such films, the interest level is entirely dependent on the individual stories -- and four of the five are very good indeed"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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