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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 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 name €”Ambrose Central Park).   He is looking for his family,...
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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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Ninotchka

Ninotchka (1939) starring Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire, Bela Lugosi, Sig Ruman
Ninotchka (1939) starring Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire, Bela Lugosi, Sig Ruman Synopsis of Ninotchka  In Ninotchka, Greta Garbo bursts into a rare bit of onscreen laughter during her portrayal of a cold-hearted Soviet agent who is warmed up by a trip to Paris and a night of love.
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They Got Me Covered

They Got Me Covered, starring Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Donald MacBride
They Got Me Covered (1942), starring Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour,  Donald MacBride Synopsis of They Got Me Covered  In They Got Me Covered, (Bob) Hope springs eternal in the role of an eager, but not-too-bright, newspaper correspondent who seeks to expose the activities of foreign spies in Washington D.C....
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I’ll Take Sweden

I'll Take Sweden, starring Bob Hope, Tuesday Weld, Frankie Avalon, Dina Merrill
I’ll Take Sweden, starring Bob Hope, Tuesday Weld,  Frankie Avalon,  Dina Merrill Synopsis of I’ll Take Sweden  Bob Hope will do almost anything to keep his impressionable teenage daughter (Tuesday Weld) from marrying her lazy boyfriend (Frankie Avalon), even if it means moving to Sweden.  But then he...
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Harvey

Harvey, starring James Stewart, Josephine Hull
Harvey, starring James Stewart, Josephine Hull Synopsis of Harvey  James Stewart gives one of his finest performances in this lighthearted film as the good-natured Elwood P. Dowd.  His constant companion is Harvey, a six-foot tall rabbit that only he can see. To his sister, Veta Louise, Elwood’s obsession with...
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Vivacious Lady

Vivacious Lady, starring Jimmy Stewart, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, Beulah Bondi
Vivacious Lady, starring Jimmy Stewart, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, Beulah Bondi, Frances Mercer Synopsis of Vivacious Lady Vivacious Lady – A young botany professor impulsively marries a free-spirited nightclub singer while on a visit to New York, and then the couple try to keep their union secret, with embarrassing results.
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