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Half a Hero (1953)

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71 min | Comedy

Magazine writer copes with modern life in the suburbs, stressing about the expenses. Then his editor assigns an article calling the suburbs the slums of tomorrow. His research yields interesting conclusions.
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Updated Sep 4, 1953

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Sep 4, 1953 (United States)

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Red Skelton
Ben Dobson Ben Dobson   See fewer
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Jean Hagen
Martha Dobson Martha Dobson   See fewer
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Charles Dingle
Mr. Bascomb Mr. Bascomb   See fewer
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Willard Waterman
Charles McEstway Charles McEstway   See fewer
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Mary Wickes
Mrs. Watts Mrs. Watts   See fewer
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Frank Cady
Mr. Watts Mr. Watts   See fewer
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Hugh Corcoran
Pete Dobson Pete Dobson   See fewer
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Dorothy Patrick
Edna Radwell Edna Radwell   See fewer
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King Donovan
Sam Radwell Sam Radwell   See fewer
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Billie Bird
Ernestine Ernestine   See fewer
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Dabbs Greer
George Payson George Payson   See fewer
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Kathleen Freeman
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Polly Bergen
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Jessie Arnold
Chambermaid (uncredited) Chambermaid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joanne Arnold
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Alexis Davidoff
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Bobby Diamond
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
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William E. Green
Dr. Horowitz (uncredited) Dr. Horowitz (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jerry Hausner
George Faring (uncredited) George Faring (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Kleeb
Desk Nurse (uncredited) Desk Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucy Knoch
Ethel Streller (uncredited) Ethel Streller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlotte Lawrence
Alice Faring (uncredited) Alice Faring (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Merrill
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Burt Mustin
Granddad Radwell (uncredited) Granddad Radwell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Catherine Pasques
French Girl (uncredited) French Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tao Porchon
French Mother (uncredited) French Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Rosser
Co-worker (uncredited) Co-worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Perry Sheehan
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Bert Stevens
Man on Train (uncredited) Man on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Tyrrell
Neighbor in Village (uncredited) Neighbor in Village (uncredited)   See fewer
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June Whitley Taylor
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Dave Willock
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Dick Winslow
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Helen Winston
Miss Vail (uncredited) Miss Vail (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilson Wood
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5.8 / 10 | 211 votes