Comedy

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Paris When It Sizzles (1964)

Here’s an Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, martini sipping comedy from 1964. She’s 1964 martini sipping precocious. He’s got writers block. In other words, it’s an Audrey Hepburn movie. You really can’t go too far wrong.

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The Man Who Wasn’t There (1983)

This is one of those date night movies from the 80’s with Steven Gutenberg. I would suggest you put away all sharp objects, because this one really tempts jamming yourself in the eye with a salad fork. I remember taking a woman to this movie “in the day”. The date was so memorable I can’t remember who she was. It might have been Angie, and it might have been Kim, and there was this other gal, what’s her name… could be. Caution. This movie blows so bad, it could knock over trees, so put your car in the garage. It…

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Inspector General, The (1949)

An American musical comedy based on the satirical play by Nikolai Gogol that deals with local corruption and a case of mistaken identity in … all early 19th century Russia. Its ambiguous sets and costumes places the study somewhere in Eastern Europe during Napoleonic rule. Perhaps because the film was produced during the onset of the Cold War, the vagueness of the setting might indicate that the producers did not want to make a comedy about Russia. This vehicle for Danny Kaye reduced the biting satire and increased the music for American audiences.

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Pied Piper of Hamlin (1957)

The Pied Piper of Hamelin is a filmed 1957 ninety-minute musical color television special originally shown by NBC on November 26, 1957, as their Thanksgiving Day offering for that year. Based on the famous poem by Robert Browning and using the music of Edvard Grieg with special lyrics by Hal Stanley and Irving Taylor, it starred Van Johnson, Claude Rains (in his only singing and dancing role), Lori Nelson, Jim Backus, and Kay Starr.

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Here Comes The Groom (1951)

Here’s a little cornball comedy with Bing Crosby and Jane Wyman. Pete has five days to win back his former fiancĂ©e, or he’ll lose the orphans he adopted.

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Dear Brat (1951)

Miriam Wilkins (Mona Freeman) is as usual trying to help more than her family can bear. She has founded an association for rehabilitation of former prisoners. Her father is honorary president without knowing it. As one convicted, Mr. Baxter, is set free on parole she sees the opportunity for her association to get in action. She hires Baxter as gardener letting him live in their house (over the garage). As it turns out his conviction had been inflicted him by Judge Wilkins, now senator, the situation in the house gets a bit chaotic.