Fancy Pants (film)

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Fancy Pants
Fancy Pants.jpg
Directed by George Marshall
Produced by Robert L. Welch
Written by Harry Leon Wilson, Edmund L. Hartmann, Robert O'Brien
Starring Lucille Ball and Bob Hope
Music by Van Cleave
Cinematography Charles Lang
Edited by Archie Marshek
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • 1950 (1950)
Country United States
Language English
Box office $2.6 million (US rentals)[1]

Fancy Pants is a 1950 American romantic comedy film, directed by George Marshall starring Lucille Ball and Bob Hope. It is a musical adaptation of Ruggles of Red Gap.


A B-grade stage actor is convinced to play the role of a butler for a Western family who are about to host President Theodore Roosevelt.

The deception is eventually uncovered, and the actor and the family's daughter eventually fall in love.


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  1. ^ 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1950', Variety, January 3, 1951

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