During the Rif War in Morocco, the French Foreign Legion's outpost of Tarfa is threatened by Khalif Hussein's tribes but Sergeant Mike Kincaid devises a plan of survival until the arrival of French reinforcements.
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, ... See full summary »
Olga San Juan,
The Skipper is a charming old man loved by all his neighbors. What they don't know is that he is also Mr. 880, an amateurish counterfeiter who has amazingly managed to elude the Secret Service for 20 years.Written by
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Skipper, who played the Skipper's dog Please, was trained by Frank Inn (uncredited). Although larger in size, his markings, shaggy coat, and dark ears closely resemble Inn's more famous dog-star Higgins, who played Dog on the Petticoat Junction (1963) TV series and Benji (1974) in the movie of the same name. See more »
When skipper confesses to the police,he says he never gave anybody more than one counterfeit dollar. However, he $2 stuffed in counterfeit ones as change in his neighbor's handbag, when she gave him $5 when he only asked for $3. See more »
[to the Chief as he looks through files]
So far he's realize more than $50 a month. Can't say the man's been greedy. I guess that's why he's been tough to catch. Of course, what's tougher is the $1 bill. We'll never educate people to examine $1 bills.
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Opening credits appear on dollar bills. See more »
The whisky-voiced Brit, Edmund Gwenn, didn't get the Oscar for this one....but he did receive the well-deserved trophy for his portrayal of Kris Kringle in "The Miracle on 34th Street". Sorry to nitpick..he was great in both, and Mr. Gwenn, from all I've read, when queried on his deathbed about how hard it must be to die, was the REAL originator of the oft-repeated showbiz line..."Dying is easy...comedy is hard!"
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