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40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)
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40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hilarity ensues when a casino manager spends a day at Disneyland with a cute but troublesome little girl.
Plot: casino, orphan, divorce, singer, horse race, parenthood, adoption, nightclub, ex husband ex wife relationship, matchmaker, disneyland, family abandonment, screwball
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california

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Don't Make Waves (1967)
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Duration: 95 min.
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Don't Drink the Water (1994)
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Not with My Wife, You Don't! (1966)
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