O. Henry's Full House
O. Henry's Full House (1952)

Five of the title author's best stories comprise this alternately funny and dramatic anthology that is narrated by fellow famed author John Steinbeck. Irony abounds in the first tale, "The Cop and the Anthem." It centers on a… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: November 21, 2006
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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Henry Hathaway's segment is a fun mix of historical and crime film.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The unquestionable pinnacle is Howard Hawks' energetic "The Ransom of Red Chief."

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

As with all such films, the interest level is entirely dependent on the individual stories -- and four of the five are very good indeed

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familiar stranger
Despite of being too dated, it fared relatively well. Maybe it didn't work for me that well because I watched it while I was home alone.
jay nixon
Some wonderful short stories interlaced with a few duds, all introduced by John Steinbeck, the one that towers above the rest is "The Last Leaf"… More
Jason Reneau
An Amazing cast and five very talented and legendary directors bring to life a series of short stories written by O. Henry. A really great film, combined with… More