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The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)

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89 min | Comedy

Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job destroys that dream, and when he finds a particularly ...See moreTwenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job destroys that dream, and when he finds a particularly potent drink at his local bar, he goes on a very strange and funny rampage (with a lion in tow). Written by Kathy Li See less
Writer
Preston Sturges (original screenplay)
Cinematographer
Robert Pittack (photography)
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Release date
Apr 4, 1947 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Harold Lloyd
Harold Diddlebock Harold Diddlebock   See fewer
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Raymond Walburn
E.J. Waggleberry E.J. Waggleberry   See fewer
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Rudy Vallee
Lynn Sargent Lynn Sargent   See fewer
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Edgar Kennedy
Jake the Bartender Jake the Bartender   See fewer
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Arline Judge
Manicurist Manicurist   See fewer
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Franklin Pangborn
Formfit Franklin Formfit Franklin   See fewer
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Jack Norton
James R. Smoke James R. Smoke   See fewer
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Robert Dudley
Robert McDuffy Robert McDuffy   See fewer
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Arthur Hoyt
J.P. Blackstone J.P. Blackstone   See fewer
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Julius Tannen
Nearsighted Banker Nearsighted Banker   See fewer
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Al Bridge
Wild Bill Hickock Wild Bill Hickock   See fewer
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Robert Greig
Algernon McNiff Algernon McNiff   See fewer
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Georgia Caine
Bearded Lady Bearded Lady   See fewer
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Torben Meyer
Barber with Mustache Barber with Mustache   See fewer
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Victor Potel
Prof. Potelle (as Vic Potel) Prof. Potelle (as Vic Potel)   See fewer
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Jackie the Lion
Jackie the Lion Jackie the Lion   See fewer
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Frances Ramsden
Frances Otis Frances Otis   See fewer
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Chet Brandenburg
Football Fan (uncredited) Football Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tex Cooper
Man in Finale (uncredited) Man in Finale (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dot Farley
Smoke's Secretary (uncredited) Smoke's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklyn Farnum
Man Who Bumps Harold (uncredited) Man Who Bumps Harold (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gladys Forrest
Snake Charmer (uncredited) Snake Charmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Harmon
Football Coach (edited from 'The Freshman') (archive footage) (uncredited) Football Coach (edited from 'The Freshman') (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ida Kitaeva
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethelreda Leopold
Blonde (uncredited) Blonde (uncredited)   See fewer
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J. Farrell MacDonald
Desk Sergeant (uncredited) Desk Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
Football Rooter (uncredited) Football Rooter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mathew McCue
Football Fan (uncredited) Football Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom McGuire
Police Captain (uncredited) Police Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles R. Moore
Bootblack (uncredited) Bootblack (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Moran
Mike the Cop (uncredited) Mike the Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Reeves
Ringling Bros Representive (uncredited) Ringling Bros Representive (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dewey Robinson
Lucky Leopold (uncredited) Lucky Leopold (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Rosenthal
Reveler (uncredited) Reveler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Angelo Rossitto
Midget (uncredited) Midget (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Wagner
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 1,339 votes