Robin and the Seven Hoods
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The Rat Pack packed it in after this sprightly musical comedy that owes more than it should to Damon Runyon's stories and Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows's classic musical Guys and Dolls. Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen's bright and snappy score features such songs as "Style", "Bang-Bang" and the Sinatra standard "My Kind of Town". Set in 1920s Chicago, the tale begins during a birthday party for head mobster Big Jim (Edward G. Robinson) who is shot to death during the celebration. Rival gangster Guy Gisbourne (Peter Falk) immediately declares himself… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 44%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Great fun is this Rat Pack musical comedy set in the 1930s."
‑ Steve Crum,
"Saddled by an endless procession of awful musical numbers"
‑ Christopher Null,
"Surprisingly entertaining old-style musical. A last hurrah for Crosby who gets the best material."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A silly, guilty pleasure romp; forget the acting just watch the Rat Packers have a blast."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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