Forty Pounds Of Trouble

1962, Movie, NR, 106 mins

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Retread of the Damon Runyon standby LITTLE MISS MARKER featuring Curtis as the hard-hearted manager of a swanky Lake Tahoe nightclub owned by Silvers. Enter orphaned tot Wilcox, who latches onto Curtis and wins his heart. Thrown into this sudden change of lifestyle is Pleshette, who enlists Wilcox's aid in convincing Curtis that he needs a new wife, even though he's still avoiding the alimony payments from his last marriage. The movie's climax is a slapstick chase through Disneyland that is the film's real showpiece. Director Jewison (IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT, ROLLERBALL, F.I.S.T.) was making his big-screen debut here after coming over from TV. leave a comment

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