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Yours, Mine and Ours

Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), starring Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson, Tom Bosley
Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), starring Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson, Tom Bosley  I can honestly say that  Yours, Mine and Ours  is one of my family’s favorite movies.   It’s a wonderful story, about the merging of two large families (the Beardsley family of ten children,...
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The Big Broadcast of 1938

The Big Broadcast of 1938, starring W. C. Fields, Bob Hope, Martha Raye, Shirley Ross, Dorothy Lamour, Ben Blue
The Big Broadcast of 1938, starring W. C. Fields, Bob Hope,  Martha Raye,  Shirley Ross,  Dorothy Lamour,  Ben Blue Editorial review of  The Big Broadcast of 1938 courtesy of Amazon.com The Big Broadcast of 1938 is a Paramount Pictures film featuring W. C. Fields and Bob Hope. Directed...
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Bachelor in Paradise

Bachelor in Paradise, starring Bob Hope, Lana Turner
Bachelor in Paradise, starring Bob Hope, Lana Turner  I have to admit, I recently enjoyed  Bachelor in Paradise on TCM, and found myself enjoying it very much. Bob Hope plays  Adam J. Niles, author of a series of books detailing the romantic life of the bachelor in a...
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The Cat and the Canary [1939]

The Cat and the Canary, starring Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard
The Cat and the Canary, starring Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard Synopsis of  The Cat and the Canary  The classic “old dark house” motif is given sterling treatment in The Cat and the Canary.  Bob Hope’s status as a star was assured with his role as Wallie Campbell. He...
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Rhythm Romance

Rhythm Romance, starring Bob Hope, Shirley Ross, Gene Krupa, Una Merkel
Rhythm Romance, starring Bob Hope, Shirley Ross, Gene Krupa, Una Merkel Editorial review of  Rhythm Romance courtesy of Amazon.com Bob Hope puts his best talents forward as Nicky Nelson, a fast-talking promoter with more angles than a funhouse. Originally titled Some Like It Hot (and since renamed for...
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Thanks for the Memory

Thanks for the Memory, starring Bob Hope, Shirley Ross, Charless Butterworth, Roscoe Karns, Patricia Wilder
Thanks for the Memory, starring Bob Hope, Shirley Ross, Charless Butterworth, Roscoe Karns, Patricia Wilder Synopsis of Thanks for the Memory  Newlywed novelist Steve Merrick (Bob Hope) has his hands full trying to finish his first masterpiece in the romantic classic, Thanks for the Memory. While Steve’s beautiful...
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The Strongest Man in the World

Walt Disney’s The Strongest Man in the World, starring  Kurt Russell, Joe Flynn, Eve Arden, Cesar Romero, Phil Silvers, Dick Van Patten Product Description  In The Strongest Man in the World,  Medfield College science major Dexter Riley (Kurt Russell) and his classmates have been working on a new...
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His Kind of Woman

His Kind of Woman, starring Robert Mitchum, Vincent Price, Jane Russell, Raymond Burr
His Kind of Woman, starring Robert Mitchum, Vincent Price,  Jane Russell, Raymond Burr Synopsis of  His Kind of Woman Robert Mitchum, Jane Russel, Vincent Price and Raymond Burr star in a film noir about a mobster in need of an new identity, the man so desperate for cash...
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Champagne for Caesar

Champagne for Caesar (1950), starring  Ronald Colman,  Barbara Britton,  Art Linkletter,  Vincent Price,  Celeste Holm Synopsis of  Champagne for Caesar In Champagne for Caesar,  An unemployed genius becomes a contestant on television’s biggest quiz show and proceeds to win the company from the show’s sponsor in this riotous...
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The Delicate Delinquent

The Delicate Delinquent, starring Jerry Lewis and Darren McGavin
The Delicate Delinquent (1957) starring Jerry Lewis, Darren McGavin  The Delicate Delinquent is Jerry Lewis — €˜ first solo film without Dean Martin – but it’s worth watching for more than that.   In the title role, Jerry Lewis plays the part of Sidney Pythias, who is mistaken...
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