|Three Wise Fools|
|Directed by||Edward Buzzell|
|Produced by||William H. Wright|
|Written by|| Austin Strong (play)|
John McDermott (story and screenplay)
James O'Hanlon (screenplay)
|Based on||Three Wise Fools|
by Austin Strong
|Starring|| Margaret O'Brien |
|Music by||Bronislau Kaper|
|Edited by|| Gene Ruggiero |
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