The Lemon Drop Kid
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

In this film, Bob Hope stars as a bookie who is known as the Lemon Drop Kid. Hope finds himself deeply in debt to Florida gangster Fred Clark. Magnanimously, Clark gives Hope a chance to raise the money -- but he'd better have it ready… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1951
DVD Release Date: November 21, 2000
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Another awful Bob Hope comedy. It goes down as sour as a lemon drop.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Terrific Bob Hope Christmas picture. One of his best.

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jay nixon
Hope does his same old routine but thanks to a sweet backstory and the wonderful holiday tune Silver Bells running through the film, including a charming… More
Mark Evans
Must watch at Xmas comedy
Anthony Valletta
Nice Bob Hope humor.