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The Luckiest Guy in the World (1947)

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Short | 21 min | Short, Crime, Drama

This short is in the "Crime Does Not Pay" series. Charlie Vurn is always looking for the 'big score.' He bets on the horses and owes his bookie. At work, he 'borrows' from his accounts. After a terrible accident, he comes into a large sum ...See moreThis short is in the "Crime Does Not Pay" series. Charlie Vurn is always looking for the 'big score.' He bets on the horses and owes his bookie. At work, he 'borrows' from his accounts. After a terrible accident, he comes into a large sum of money and thinks he has it made...or does he? Written by David Glagovsky See less
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Director
Joseph M. Newman (as Joseph Newman)
Writers
Emile C. Tepperman (story) | Doane R. Hoag (screenplay) (as Doane Hoag)
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Editor
Chester W. Schaeffer (as Chester Schaeffer)
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Updated Jan 25, 1947

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Jan 25, 1947 (United States)

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11 cast members
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Barry Nelson
Charles Verne Charles Verne   See fewer
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Eloise Hardt
Martha Verne Martha Verne   See fewer
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Milton Kibbee
Mr. Ashland Mr. Ashland   See fewer
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Harry Cheshire
Mr. Mossley Mr. Mossley   See fewer
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Charles Anthony Hughes
Police Inspector (uncredited) Police Inspector (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nolan Leary
Newspaper Vendor (uncredited) Newspaper Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Emmett O'Connor
Casey - the Bartender (uncredited) Casey - the Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Perry
Match Borrower (uncredited) Match Borrower (uncredited)   See fewer
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Red Skelton
Comedian on Radio (voice) (uncredited) Comedian on Radio (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert B. Williams
Policeman Thompson (uncredited) Policeman Thompson (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 170 votes