O. Henry's Full House

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O. Henry's Full House is a 1952 American anthology film made by 20th Century Fox, consisting of five films, each based on a story by O. Henry.[2]

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O. Henry's Full House
Theatrical film poster
Directed byHenry Koster
Henry Hathaway
Jean Negulesco
Howard Hawks
Henry King
Screenplay byRichard L. Breen
Walter Bullock
Ivan Goff
Ben Hecht
Nunnally Johnson
Charles Lederer
Ben Roberts
Lamar Trotti
Based onShort stories
by O. Henry
Produced byAndré Hakim
StarringFred Allen
Anne Baxter
Jeanne Crain
Farley Granger
Charles Laughton
Oscar Levant
Marilyn Monroe
Jean Peters
Gregory Ratoff
Dale Robertson
David Wayne
Richard Widmark
Narrated byJohn Steinbeck
CinematographyLloyd Ahern
Lucien Ballard
Milton R. Krasner
Joseph MacDonald
Edited byNick DeMaggio
Barbara McLean
William B. Murphy
Music byAlfred Newman
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • October 16, 1952 (1952-10-16)
Running time
117 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$1 million (US rentals)[1]

The film was produced by André Hakim and directed by five directors from five screenplays with different authors. The music score was composed by Alfred Newman. The film is narrated by author John Steinbeck, who made his only on-camera appearance to introduce each story.