David Manners plays a crusading studio writer, Adrienne Ames plays an actress, Bela Lugosi plays a studio manager, and Edward Van Sloan plays a film director. The comedy thriller features three leading players from the previous year’s Dracula (Lugosi, Manners, and Van Sloan), and was the first film directed by Edwin L. Marin.
The first Amos n’ Andy film. Amos n Andy creators Gosden and Correll were white actors familiar with minstrel traditions. They met in Durham, North Carolina in 1920, and by the fall of 1925, they were performing nightly song-and-patter routines on the Chicago Tribune’s station WGN.
A little girl named Jody has her heart set on a new hat to go to a party… but it’s a magic hat. It’s round and flat and has feathers sticking out.
A daughter has fantasies that one of her parents is having an affair and it causes all sorts of comedic problems.
The Life of Riley was enormously popular on radio and this TV show has William Bendix playing Riley. Riley was a prototype for later blue-collar sitcom characters like Ralph Kramden and Fred Flintstone.
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.