Jack and the Beanstalk is a 1952 family comedy starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. It is a comic revision of the classic fairy tale. Like Gone with the Wind, the movie starts out monochrome and goes to color.
A Hole in the Head (1959) is a comedy film directed by Frank Capra and featuring Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker, Keenan Wynn, Carolyn Jones, Thelma Ritter, Dub Taylor and Joi Lansing. The film introduced the song “High Hopes”, a Sinatra standard used as a John F. Kennedy campaign song during the presidential election the following year.
Some gangsters dress up like the clergy to hide their career as bank robbers, but soon find themselves sympathetic to the moral people around them.
Jack Benny plays with Audrey Meadows in a spoof on the Honeymooners. It almost makes a guy wish Jack Benny had taken Jackie Gleasons place in the Honeymooners.