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A Night Before Christmas (1942)

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95 min | Comedy, Crime

Three ex-cons buy a luggage shop to tunnel into the bank vault next door. But despite all they can do, the shop prospers...
Director
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Everett Freeman (screenplay) | Edwin Gilbert (screenplay) | Laura Perelman (play) | S.J. Perelman (play)
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Updated Apr 24, 1942

Release date
May 2, 1942 (United States)

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Edward G. Robinson
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Jane Wyman
Denny Costello Denny Costello   See fewer
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Broderick Crawford
Jug Martin Jug Martin   See fewer
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Jack Carson
Jeff Randolph Jeff Randolph   See fewer
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Anthony Quinn
Leo Dexter Leo Dexter   See fewer
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Edward Brophy
Weepy Davis Weepy Davis   See fewer
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Harry Davenport
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John Qualen
Sam Bachrach Sam Bachrach   See fewer
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Barbara Jo Allen
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Grant Mitchell
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Jackie Gleason
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Andrew Tombes
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Joe Downing
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George Meeker
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Fortunio Bonanova
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Joseph Crehan
Warden Warden   See fewer
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Jean Ames
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William B. Davidson
McCarthy McCarthy   See fewer
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Chester Clute
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Creighton Hale
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Don Barclay
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Arthur Q. Bryan
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Joe Devlin
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Charles Drake
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7.4 / 10 | 2,147 votes