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O. Henry's Full House (1952)

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117 min | Drama

John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.
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Directors
Henry Hathaway (segments: The Clarion Call) | Howard Hawks (segments: The Ransom of Red Chief) | Henry King (segments: The Gift of the Magi) | Henry Koster (segments: The Cop and the Anthem) | Jean Negulesco (segments: The Last Leaf)
Writers
Lamar Trotti (screen play) (segments: The Cop and the Anthem) | Richard L. Breen (screen play) (segments: The Clarion Call) | Ivan Goff (screen play) (segments: The Last Leaf) | Ben Roberts (screen play) (segments: The Last Leaf) | Walter Bullock (screen play) (segments: The Gift of the Magi)
Producer
André Hakim (as Andre Hakim)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Aug 7, 1952

Release date
Oct 16, 1952 (United States)

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Fred Allen
Samuel Brown (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") Samuel Brown (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief")   See fewer
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Anne Baxter
Joanna Goodwin (segment "The Last Leaf") Joanna Goodwin (segment "The Last Leaf")   See fewer
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Jeanne Crain
Della Young (segment "The Gift of the Magi") Della Young (segment "The Gift of the Magi")   See fewer
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Farley Granger
Jim Young (segment "The Gift of the Magi") Jim Young (segment "The Gift of the Magi")   See fewer
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Charles Laughton
Soapy (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") Soapy (segment "The Cop and the Anthem")   See fewer
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Oscar Levant
William Smith (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") William Smith (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief")   See fewer
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Marilyn Monroe
Streetwalker (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") Streetwalker (segment "The Cop and the Anthem")   See fewer
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Jean Peters
Susan Goodwin (segment "The Last Leaf") Susan Goodwin (segment "The Last Leaf")   See fewer
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Gregory Ratoff
Behrman (segment "The Last Leaf") Behrman (segment "The Last Leaf")   See fewer
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Dale Robertson
Barney Woods (segment "The Clarion Call") Barney Woods (segment "The Clarion Call")   See fewer
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David Wayne
Horace (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") Horace (segment "The Cop and the Anthem")   See fewer
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Richard Widmark
Johnny Kernan (segment "The Clarion Call") Johnny Kernan (segment "The Clarion Call")   See fewer
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Joyce Mackenzie
Hazel Woods (segment "The Clarion Call") (scenes deleted) (as Joyce MacKenzie) Hazel Woods (segment "The Clarion Call") (scenes deleted) (as Joyce MacKenzie)   See fewer
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Lee Aaker
J.B. Dorset (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") J.B. Dorset (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief")   See fewer
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Richard Rober
Chief of Detectives (segment "The Clarion Call") Chief of Detectives (segment "The Clarion Call")   See fewer
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Fred Kelsey
Mr. Schultz / Santa Claus (segment "The Gift of the Magi") Mr. Schultz / Santa Claus (segment "The Gift of the Magi")   See fewer
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Richard Garrick
Doctor (segment "The Last Leaf") Doctor (segment "The Last Leaf")   See fewer
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John Steinbeck
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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Richard Allan
Pete (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited) Pete (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Arnold
Convict (Prologue) (uncredited) Convict (Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Ebenezer Dorset (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited) Ebenezer Dorset (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Warner Baxter
Cisco Kid (clip from 'The Cisco Kid' (Prologue) (archive footage) (uncredited) Cisco Kid (clip from 'The Cisco Kid' (Prologue) (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Betz
Jimmie Valentine (Prologue) (uncredited) Jimmie Valentine (Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Carter
Cop in Park (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Cop in Park (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Cherry
Yokel (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited) Yokel (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Cusack
Waiter (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Waiter (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Abe Dinovitch
Barney (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Barney (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Easton
Yokel (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited) Yokel (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fritz Feld
Maurice (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited) Maurice (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Flavin
Cop (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Cop (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Foulk
Cop (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Cop (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathleen Freeman
Mrs. Dorset (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited) Mrs. Dorset (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steven Geray
Boris Radolf (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited) Boris Radolf (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Everett Glass
Desk Clerk (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Desk Clerk (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gloria Gordon
Ellie Mae (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited) Ellie Mae (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited)   See fewer
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A. Cameron Grant
Poker Player (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Poker Player (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Greenway
Cop (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Cop (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Hayden
A.J. Crump (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited) A.J. Crump (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas Browne Henry
Manager (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Manager (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Hicks
Sheldon Sidney (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited) Sheldon Sidney (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marjorie Holliday
Cashier (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Cashier (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmie Horan
Bookkeeper (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited) Bookkeeper (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Hylton
Bill (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited) Bill (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Jaquet
Butcher (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited) Butcher (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Karlan
Headwaiter (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Headwaiter (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Kohler
Secretary (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited) Secretary (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Kunde
Yokel (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited) Yokel (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Leavitt
Yokel (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited) Yokel (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nico Lek
Owner (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Owner (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mather
Cop (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Cop (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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David McMahon
Cop (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Cop (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tyler McVey
O. Henry (Prologue) (uncredited) O. Henry (Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Man Being Booked at Police Station (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Man Being Booked at Police Station (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alfred Mizner
Storekeeper (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited) Storekeeper (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ava Norring
Girl (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Girl (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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William J. O'Brien
Hotel Clerk (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Hotel Clerk (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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House Peters
Dave Bascom (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Dave Bascom (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Randall
Detective (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Detective (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sig Ruman
Menkie (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited) Menkie (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Slate
Poker Player (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Poker Player (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Smith
Dandy (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited) Dandy (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Stevens
Street Extra / Roominghouse Extra / Office Worker at Crump's (uncredited) Street Extra / Roominghouse Extra / Office Worker at Crump's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Warren Stevens
Druggist (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited) Druggist (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tenbrook
Bar Customer (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Bar Customer (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beverly Thompson
Girl (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited) Girl (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Tonge
Man with Umbrella (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Man with Umbrella (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Tully
Guard (Prologue) (uncredited) Guard (Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Vedder
Judge (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Judge (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernö Verebes
Waiter (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Waiter (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herb Vigran
Poker Player (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Poker Player (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Warren
Neighbor (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited) Neighbor (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Wayne
Bystander (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited) Bystander (segment "The Cop and the Anthem") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martha Wentworth
Mrs. O'Brien (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited) Mrs. O'Brien (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Will Wright
Manager (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited) Manager (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)   See fewer
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May Wynn
Mother (Prologue) (uncredited) Mother (Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 2,117 votes