A Slight Case of Larceny (1953)

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Two army buddies down on their luck open up a gas station and get involved in a price war - in a somewhat underhanded way.


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Director:

Don Weis

Writers:

Jerry Davis, James Poe (story)

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27 January 2003 | tomh-16
A fun goofy movie I would love to see again!
I first saw this movie in New York while on a job interview trip in 1968. I have not seen hide nor hair of this movie since. I do, however, remember what a funny, slapstick romp it was. I realize it was a "B" movie, and likely was shot on a budget. But no expense was spared to maximize the comedy content. The scene of those two knuckleheads in the basement with the sparking electric drill was just great. Very enjoyable, I would love to see it again. Alas, my local television stations never had a print of it to run, and I am sure the networks wouldn't waste airtime on it today. I wonder why it has not been released on videotape? Somebody is sitting on a great early '50's comedy. If you are a Mickey Rooney fan, don't miss a chance to see this one. It is wonderful.

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