GREAT RUPERT, THE
1950 / 86:00 / B/W / Comedy/ Family
Director: Irving Pichel
Starring: Frank Orth, Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore, Tom Drake
SYNOPSIS:
Comedy-fantasy in which impoverished vaudevillian Durante and family are befriended by a helpful squirrel (a puppet) who finds a huge cache of money. At first, the authorities suspect Mr. Amendola (Durante) of stealing the money, but eventually everything is straightened out and Rupert (the Squirrel) joins Durante in a triumphant return to the stage. Excellent stop-motion animation by George Pal.
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