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Genre  Comedy
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Language  English
Director  Cy Endfield
Music director  Raoul Kraushaar
Country  United States
Stork Bites Man Stork Bites Man Wikipedia
Release date  1947 (1947)
Writer  Cy Endfield, Fred Freiberger (adaptation), Louis Pollock (story)
Screenplay  Cy Endfield, Fred Freiberger
Cast  Jackie Cooper (Ernest C Brown), Meg Randall (Peg Brown), Gus Schilling (Hubert Butterfield), Emory Parnell (Alan Kimberly), Sarah Selby (Mrs Greene)
Similar movies  Related Cy Endfield movies

Stork Bites Man is a 1947 comedy film directed by Cy Endfield. it was the last of five short features from Comet Productions, a company owned by Mary Pickford, her husband Charles "Buddy" Rogers, and former Columbia executive Ralph Cohn.

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Plot

Ernie, an apartment manager gets fired and evicted when his boss, who hates kids, learns that Ernie's wife is pregnant. Taking advice from a mysterious, invisible stork, Ernie organizes an apartment workers' strike, which eventually forces his boss to soften up.

Cast

  • Jackie Cooper as Ernest (Ernie) C. Brown
  • Meg Randall as Peg Brown (as Gene Roberts)
  • Emory Parnell as Alan Kimberly
  • Gus Schilling as Hubert Butterfield
  • Sarah Selby as Mrs. Greene
  • Scott Elliott as Jerry
  • Marjorie Beckett as Mabel (as Marjory Beckett)
  • Ralph Peters as Morgan
  • Dave Willock as Lester
  • Stanley Prager as Voice of the Invisible Stork
  • Critical reception

  • TV Guide called the film an "innocuous comedy".
  • Allmovie called the film "only fitfully funny, 'Stork Bites Man' is brightened by the presence of veteran burlesque comedian Gus Schilling, making a meal of his role as a nursery-supply peddler."
  • References

    Stork Bites Man Wikipedia
    Stork Bites Man IMDb


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