O. Henry's Full House

O. Henry's Full House
O. Henry's Full House

Original film poster
Directed by

Henry Koster
The Cop and the Anthem
Henry Hathaway
The Clarion Call
Jean Negulesco
The Last Leaf
Howard Hawks

The Ransom of Red Chief
Henry King
The Gift of the Magi
Produced by André Hakim
Written by Stories: O. Henry
Screenplay:
Richard L. Breen
Walter Bullock
Ivan Goff
Ben Hecht
Nunnally Johnson
Charles Lederer
Ben Roberts
Lamar Trotti
Narrated by John Steinbeck
Starring

Fred Allen
Anne Baxter
Jeanne Crain
Farley Granger
Charles Laughton
Oscar Levant
Marilyn Monroe
Jean Peters

Gregory Ratoff
Dale Robertson
David Wayne
Richard Widmark
Music by Alfred Newman
Cinematography Lloyd Ahern
Lucien Ballard
Milton R. Krasner
Joseph MacDonald
Editing by Nick DeMaggio
Barbara McLean
William B. Murphy
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date(s) United States 19 September 1952
Running time 117 min
Country USA
Language English

O. Henry's Full House (1952) is an anthology film made by 20th Century Fox, consisting of five separate stories by O. Henry. The film was produced by André Hakim and directed by five separate directors from five separate screenplays. The music score was composed by Alfred Newman. The film is narrated by author John Steinbeck, who made a rare on-camera appearance to introduce each story.

Contents

The five stories

The Cop and the Anthem

Directed by Henry Koster, from a screenplay by Lamar Trotti, it stars Charles Laughton, Marilyn Monroe and David Wayne.

The Clarion Call

Directed by Henry Hathaway, from a screenplay by Richard L. Breen, it stars Dale Robertson and Richard Widmark.

The Last Leaf

Directed by Jean Negulesco, from a screenplay by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts, it stars Anne Baxter, Jean Peters and Gregory Ratoff.

The Ransom of Red Chief

Directed by Howard Hawks, from a screenplay by Ben Hecht, Nunnally Johnson and Charles Lederer, it stars Fred Allen, Oscar Levant and Lee Aaker.

The Gift of the Magi

Directed by Henry King, from a screenplay by Walter Bullock, it stars Jeanne Crain and Farley Granger.

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