James Stewart claimed this was the worst movie he ever made. I think it’s a fair musical with Jimmy Stewart carrying the story line along.
Shirley Temple passed on yesterday, Feb 10, 2014 at age 85. God Bless her. Here’s a couple of short films from almost 80 years ago that made her famous.
My Favorite Brunette is a 1947 movie spoofing movie detectives and the film noir style. Starring Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour, it also features Lon Chaney, Jr. playing Willie, a character based on his Of Mice and Men role Lennie; Peter Lorre as Kismit, a comic take on his many film noir roles; and cameo appearances by film noir regular Alan Ladd and Hope partner Bing Crosby.
This is a cute political comedy starring Frank Morgan of Wizard of Oz fame. It was directed by Roy Rowland and produced by Robert Sisk from an original screenplay by Isobel Lennart and William Kozlenko.
It’s an East Side Kids Comedy Thriller.
W.C. Fields plays a dentist in this Max Sennett film. It’s the first of 4 short 20 minute films with W.C. Fields made in 1932.
Here’s an episode of the Red Skelton show from 1956. It’s got Mickey Rooney as a guest star and Red Skelton plays his famous Freddie Freeloader.