Home » Archive by category Comedy

Elmer the Great

Elmer the Great starring Joe E. Brown, Patricia Ellis
Elmer the Great (1933) starring Joe E. Brown, Patricia Ellis Synopsis of Elmer the Great In Elmer the Great, a country bumpkin with an incredible batting average becomes an unlikely baseball star. 
Continue reading

Forever Darling

Forever Darling - starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, James Mason
Forever Darling (1956) starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, James Mason Forever, Darling a very sweet movie, and very funny as well.  I enjoyed it, and hope that you do as well.Frankly, Forever Darling is one of my favorite Lucille Ball movies.  The basic premise is that biologist Lorenzo Xavier Vega (played by Desi Arnaz)...
Continue reading

Her Husband’s Affairs

Her Husband's Affairs, starring Lucille Ball and Franchot Tone
Her Husband’s Affairs (1947), starring Lucille Ball, Franchot Tone Her Husband’s Affairs is a comedy starring Lucille Ball as Margaret Weldon, a wife who is constantly trying to help her husband, ad man William Weldon (played by Franchot Tone) — who doesn’t want the help.  This is leading...
Continue reading

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...
Continue reading

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...
Continue reading

Hollywood or Bust [Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin]

Hollywood or Bust, starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley, Anita Ekberg
Hollywood or Bust, starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley, Anita Ekberg Synopsis of Hollywood or Bust In Hollywood or Bust, Malcolm Smith is a star-struck movie fan. With his “lucky feeling” he wins a new convertible in a theater raffle.  But his ownership is challenged by compulsive gambler Steve Wiley, whose...
Continue reading

Pardners

Pardners (1956) starring Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin
Pardners (1956) starring Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin Synopsis of Pardners In Pardners, Rich momma’s boy Wade Kingsley Jr. an Eastern dude, tries to follow in his murdered father’s footsteps.  He returns to the West to partner up with Slim Moseley Jr.,the son of his father’s former partner. Wade overcomes...
Continue reading

The Comedy of Terrors

The Comedy of Terrors (1963), starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Joyce Jameson
The Comedy of Terrors (1963), starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Joyce Jameson Synopsis of The Comedy of Terrors The Comedy of Terrors is a hilarious horror spoof.  A funeral director, who is in arrears on his rent, aggressively pursues customers to bolster his business …  And...
Continue reading

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple Synopsis of The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer In The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer is a classic screwball comedy.  Through no fault of his own, artist and lady’s man Richard Nugent finds a teenage girl curled on his sofa. ...
Continue reading

I Love You Again

I Love You Again (1940) starring William Powell , Myrna Loy , Frank McHugh
I Love You Again (1940) starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Frank McHugh Synopsis of I Love You Again In I Love You Again, William Powell and Myrna Loy star in this comedy about a seemingly staid married businessman whose recovery from amnesia exposes his past existence as a...
Continue reading