It's in the Bag!
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|It's in the Bag!|
|Directed by||Richard Wallace|
|Produced by||George R. Batcheller Jr.
Jack H. Skirball
|Written by||Ilya Ilf (novel Dvenadtsat stulyev)
Yevgeni Petrov (novel Dvenadtsat stulyev)
|Music by||Werner R. Heymann|
|Editing by||William Morgan|
|Distributed by||United Artists|
|Release date(s)||21 April 1945|
|Running time||87 minutes|
It's in the Bag! is a 1945 comedy film featuring Fred Allen in his only starring film role. The film was released by United Artists at a time when Allen was at the peak of his fame as one of the most popular radio comedians.
Characters and story
The film is loosely based on the uncredited comic novel The Twelve Chairs (1928), later filmed by Mel Brooks as The Twelve Chairs (1970). The team of screenwriters included Jay Dratler, Alma Reville (wife of Alfred Hitchcock) and Morrie Ryskind.
Binnie Barnes plays Mrs. Floogle.
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