Written for the 1951 Paramount Pictures film The Lemon Drop Kid, starring Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell.
When the Lemon Drop Kid accidentally steers Moose Moran's girl away from a winning bet, he is forced to come up with $10, 000 to repay the angry gangster. Fortunately it's Christmas, a time when people can be persuaded to party with money for the right cause.
Original tagline: "Bob Hope makes those "Silver Bells" ring out...With all the wonderful guys and gals of Damon Runyan's Broadway!"
WRITTEN BY RAY EVANS & JAY LIVINGSTON
Cast from The Lemon Drop Kid, The Lemon Drop Kid (soundtrack), 1951