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Holiday

Holiday, starring Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Doris Nolan, Lew Ayres, Edward Everett Horton
Holiday, starring Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Doris Nolan, Lew Ayres, Edward Everett Horton, Franchot Tone, directed by George Cukor Synopsis of Holiday Johnny Case (Cary Grant), a free-thinking financier, has finally found the girl of his dreams — Julia Seton (Doris Nolan), the spoiled daughter of a socially prominent millionaire...
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Adventures In Babysitting

Adventures In Babysitting starring Elisabeth Shue, Penelope Ann Miller, directed by Chris Columbus (Director)
Adventures In Babysitting starring Elisabeth Shue, Penelope Ann Miller, directed by Chris Columbus (Director) Product description of Adventures in Babysitting  Chris Parker (Elisabeth Shue, The Karate Kid, Call to Glory) agrees to babysit after her “dream” date stands her up. Expecting a dull evening, Chris settles down with...
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What a Way to Go

What a Way to Go starring Shirley MacLaine, Dick Van Dyke, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum, Gene Kelly, Dean Martin, Bob Cummings
What a Way to Go starring Shirley MacLaine, Dick Van Dyke, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum, Gene Kelly, Dean Martin, Bob Cummings Synopsis of What a Way to Go  What a Way to Go is a black comedy.  It opens with Louisa Foster donating a multimillion dollar check to...
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Libeled Lady

Libeled Lady (1936) starring Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy, William Powell, Jean Harlow
Libeled Lady (1936) starring Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy, William Powell, Jean Harlow Synopsis of Libeled Lady  In Libeled Lady, Bill Chandler (William Powell ) is one of America’s great anglers, a sports fisherman without peer, doom in waders to the wiliest trout. And that isn’t the only fish story Chandler tells....
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Cactus Flower

Cactus Flower (1969) starring Walter Matthau, Ingrid Bergman, Goldie Hawn, Rick Lenz
Cactus Flower (1969) starring Walter Matthau, Ingrid Bergman, Goldie Hawn, Rick Lenz Synopsis of Cactus Flower  Cactus Flower is delightful comedy sparked with crazy, mixed-up situations and a kooky, Academy Award(r)-winning debut performance by Goldie Hawn.  A “white lie” that snowballs and involves more and more people …
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Half a Hero [Red Skelton]

Half a Hero (1953), starring Red Skelton, Jean Hagen
Half a Hero (1953), starring Red Skelton, Jean Hagen Synopsis of Half a Hero, starring Red Skelton, Jean Hagen In Half a Hero, Red Skelton stars as Ben Dobson, a freelance writer who no sooner starts working full-time as a rewrite man at a magazine then his wife (Jean...
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The Facts of Life [Lucille Ball, Bob Hope]

The Facts of Life (1960) starring Lucille Ball, Bob Hope
The Facts of Life (1960) starring Lucille Ball, Bob Hope <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> The Facts of Life is a 1960 comedy starring Lucille Ball and Bob Hope, dealing with a very serious subject€”adultery. The movie begins with Lucille Ball and Bob Hope arriving at...
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The Great Diamond Robbery [Red Skelton]

The Great Diamond Robbery starring Red Skelton, Cara Williams, James Whitmore
The Great Diamond Robbery (1953) starring Red Skelton and Cara Williams <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> In The Great Diamond Robbery, Red Skelton plays Ambrose C. Park, a jewel cutter who was abandoned on a park bench as an infant (hence his...
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Roxie Hart

Roxie Hart - Ginger Rogers - based on the true story that inspired 'Chicago'
Roxie Hart (1942), starring Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Chandler Synopsis of Roxie Hart After her husband shoots a burglar in their apartment, Roxie Hart (Ginger Rogers) is talked into pretending she did it by a newsman and a theatrical agent who promise to sign her for a vaudeville tour....
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Neptune’s Daughter

Neptune's Daughter (1949) starring Esther Williams, Ricardo Montalban, Red Skelton, Betty Garrett, Keenan Wynn
Neptune’s Daughter (1949) starring Esther Williams, Ricardo Montalban, Red Skelton, Betty Garrett, Keenan Wynn Neptune’s Daughter is a laugh out loud funny romantic musical comedy, which I enjoyed immensely.   Although the movie stars the beautiful (and aquatic) Esther Williams and the dashing Ricardo Montalban (one of my...
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