Five Came Back

Five Came Back (1939) starring Lucille Ball, Chester Morris, John Carradine, Allen Jenkins, C. Aubrey Smith Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line’s flagship the Silver Queen.  They’re en route to South America when the airplane encounters a storm and is blown off course. The plane crashes into...
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Fancy Pants (1950) starring Lucille Ball and Bob Hope

Fancy Pants, starring Lucille Ball and Bob Hope
Editorial Review of Fancy Pants, starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball, courtesy of Amazon.com Bob Hope is up to his classic shenanigans in Fancy Pants, a loose remake of the comedy favorite Ruggles of Red Gap. Hope plays Humphrey, an American actor playing a British butler in a hokey play in...
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Dance, Girl, Dance

Dance, Girl, Dance - starring Lucille Ball, Maureen O'Hara, Ralph Bellamy
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940) starring Lucille Ball, Maureen O’Hara Hard-working ballet dancer Judy O’Brien (Maureen O’Hara), and her street-wise gal-pal Bubbles (Lucille Ball) work as members of a small-time dance troupe operated by Madame Basilova (Maria Ouspenskaya). The story begins with their dance troupe performing in a seedy...
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Broadway Bill

Broadway Bill (1934) - Frank Capra, Myrna Loy, Walter Baxter
Broadway Bill (1934) – movie review – Frank Capra, Myrna Loy, Walter Baxter   Movie review of Broadway Bill– a ‘lost’ classic, found & restored, starring Myrna Loy, Walter Baxter. Look for a very young Lucille Ball in a minor role as a telephone operator Tycoon J.L. Higgins...
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Critic’s Choice

Critic's Choice (1963) starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball
Critic’s Choice (1963) starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball Critic’s Choice is the final film collaboration between Bob Hope and Lucille Ball and is a comedy/romance dealing with the stress introduced in their characters’ marriage when Lucy’s character (Angela Ballantine) writes a play, and Bob Hope’s character (drama critic Parker Ballantine) dislikes it.  There...
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Bloop Bleep

Song lyrics to Bloop Bleep, by Gary McFarland
Song lyrics to Bloop Bleep, by Gary McFarland Bloop, bleep, bloop, bleep, bloop, bleep The faucet keeps a-drippin’ and I can’t sleep Bleep, bloop, bleep, bloop, bloopbloop, bleep I guess I never should’ve ordered clam soup
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The Babbitt And The Bromide

The Babbitt And The Bromide song lyrics - by George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin, performed in Ziegfeld Follies by Gene Kelly & Fred Astaire
The Babbitt And The Bromide song lyrics – by George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin, performed in Ziegfeld Follies by Gene Kelly & Fred Astaire A babbitt met a bromide on the avenue one day, And held a conversation in their own peculiar way; They both were solid citizens, they both...
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Little White Duck

Song lyrics to Little White Duck
Song lyrics to Little White Duck Walt Whippo and Bernard Zaritzky wrote the lyrics and music for Little White Duck in 1950, and children have been singing it ever since. It has been recorded by many popular performers, including Danny Kaye, Burl Ives, and Raffi.
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Mad Dogs And Englishmen

Song lyrics to Mad Dogs And Englishmen
Song lyrics to Mad Dogs And Englishmen Mad Dogs and Englishmen is a song written by Noël Coward and first performed in The Third Little Show at the Music Box Theatre, New York, on 1 June 1931, by Beatrice Lillie. The following year it was used in the revue...
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Candy Kisses

Song lyrics to Candy Kisses “Candy Kisses” is a 1949 song written and first recorded by American country crooner George Morgan. “Candy Kisses” was George Morgan’s debut release on the charts and was his only #1 on the Best Selling Folk charts, where it stayed for three weeks.
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