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Little Giant (1946)

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91 min | Comedy

Lou Costello plays a country bumpkin vacuum-cleaner salesman, working for the company run by the crooked Bud Abbott. To try to keep him under his thumb, Abbott convinces Costello that he's a crackerjack salesman. This comedy is somewhat ...See moreLou Costello plays a country bumpkin vacuum-cleaner salesman, working for the company run by the crooked Bud Abbott. To try to keep him under his thumb, Abbott convinces Costello that he's a crackerjack salesman. This comedy is somewhat like "The Time of Their Lives," in that Abbott and Costello don't have much screen time together and there are very few vaudeville bits woven into the plot. Written by Dan Weckerly See less
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Writers
Richard Collins (story) | Walter DeLeon (screenplay) (as Walter De Leon) | Paul Jarrico (story)
Producer
Joseph Gershenson (as Joe Gershenson)
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Updated Feb 22, 1946

Release date
Feb 22, 1946 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Bud Abbott
Eddie L. Morrison / T.S. Chandler Eddie L. Morrison / T.S. Chandler   See fewer
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Lou Costello
Benny Miller Benny Miller   See fewer
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Brenda Joyce
Miss Ruby Burke Miss Ruby Burke   See fewer
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Jacqueline deWit
Hazel Temple Morrison (as Jacqueline de Wit) Hazel Temple Morrison (as Jacqueline de Wit)   See fewer
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George Cleveland
Clarence Goodring Clarence Goodring   See fewer
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Elena Verdugo
Martha Hill Martha Hill   See fewer
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Mary Gordon
Ma Miller Ma Miller   See fewer
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Pierre Watkin
P.S. Van Loon P.S. Van Loon   See fewer
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Donald MacBride
The conductor The conductor   See fewer
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Victor Kilian
Gus Anderson (salesman) Gus Anderson (salesman)   See fewer
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George Chandler
O'Brien (salesman) O'Brien (salesman)   See fewer
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Joe Kirk
Salesman Salesman   See fewer
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Harry Brown
Larry, Salesman Larry, Salesman   See fewer
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Beatrice Gray
Miss King Miss King   See fewer
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Margaret Dumont
Mrs. Hendrickson Mrs. Hendrickson   See fewer
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Sid Fields
Air-pump customer (as Sidney Fields) Air-pump customer (as Sidney Fields)   See fewer
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Eddy Waller
Driver at Air-Pump (scenes deleted) Driver at Air-Pump (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Milt Bronson
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lane Chandler
Lost Motorist (uncredited) Lost Motorist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Christy
Jim's wife (uncredited) Jim's wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Coleman
Man in Stockton Office (uncredited) Man in Stockton Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Conklin
Hotel Valet (uncredited) Hotel Valet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Costello
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sebastian Cristillo
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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William 'Red' Donahue
Mr. Perkins (uncredited) Mr. Perkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Passenger in Lower Berth #6 (uncredited) Passenger in Lower Berth #6 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Field
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Gargan
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Holmes
Hercules - Male Model (uncredited) Hercules - Male Model (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
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Florence Lake
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethelreda Leopold
Information Receptionist (uncredited) Information Receptionist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anne O'Neal
Benny's First Customer (uncredited) Benny's First Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Peters
Jim (uncredited) Jim (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Roach
Joe (bartender) (uncredited) Joe (bartender) (uncredited)   See fewer
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The Sportsmen Quartet
Graduation Quartet (uncredited) Graduation Quartet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milburn Stone
Prof. Watkins (voice) (uncredited) Prof. Watkins (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 1,086 votes