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The Fighting Sullivans

The Fighting Sullivans (1944) starring Anne Baxter, Thomas Mitchell, Selena Royle
The Fighting Sullivans (1944) starring  Anne Baxter,  Thomas Mitchell,  Selena Royle  There are a great many positive things to say about  The Fighting Sullivans — it’s set against the backdrop of World War II, but at it’s heart it’s the story of a loving Irish Catholic family, raising...
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How to Commit Marriage

How to Commit Marriage (1969) starring Bob Hope, Jackie Gleason, Jane Wyman
Synopsis of How to Commit Marriage (1969) starring Bob Hope, Jackie Gleason, Jane Wyman In How to Commit Marriage, seemingly happily married couple Frank and Elaine Benson (played by Bob Hope and Jane Wyman) are on the verge of divorce.  But they plan to wait until after their daughter’€™s marriage. The...
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Izzy and Moe

Izzy and Moe - Jackie Gleason - Art Carney - ... are federal agents during Prohibition , where the laughs fly as fast as the bullets - DVD
Plot Synopsis: of  Izzy and Moe, starring  Jackie Gleason  and  Art Carney, courtesy of Amazon.com  This is the film based on the true adventures of Izzy and Moe. They were two retired vaudeville performers who, being unemployed, decide to become prohibition enforcement agents. They are initially treated with...
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The Hustler

The Hustler, starring Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott
Editorial Review of  The Hustler, starring Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott  courtesy of Amazon.com  In The Hustler,  Paul Newman shines as cocky poolroom hustler “Fast” Eddie Felson in Robert Rossen’s atmospheric adaptation of the Walter Tevis novel. Newman’s Felson is a swaggering pool shark...
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Gleason, starring Brad Garrett

Gleason: The Jackie Gleason Story (2002) starring Brad Garrett
Gleason: The Jackie Gleason Story  (2002) starring Brad Garrett  Gleason  is a wonderfully done television biography of  Jackie Gleason, starring Brad Garrett, best known for his television sitcoms  Everybody Loves Raymond and   Til Death.   I was absolutely flabbergasted by Brad Garrett’s performance.  Not only did he do a...
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Requiem for a Heavyweight

Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962) starring Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris
Requiem for a Heavyweight  (1962) starring Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris   Requiem for a Heavyweight is a very powerful, very hard-hitting movie about boxing.   Rod Serling wrote a teleplay that shows the steamy underbelly of professional boxing — €”and it’s not a pretty picture....
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Night Flight

Night Flight (1933) starring John Barrymore, Clark Gable, Robert Montgomery, William Gargan, Helen Hayes, Myrna Loy
Night Flight (1933) starring  John Barrymore,  Clark Gable,  Robert Montgomery,  William Gargan,  Helen Hayes,  Myrna Loy Product Description of  Night Flight (DVD)  Polio breaks out in Rio de Janeiro, the serum is in Santiago and there’s only one way to get the medicine where it’s desperately needed: flown...
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Counsellor at Law

Counsellor at Law starring John Barrymore, Doris Kenyon, Melvyn Douglas, Bebe Daniels
Counsellor at Law  (1933) starring John Barrymore, Doris Kenyon, Melvyn Douglas, Bebe Daniels Product Description of  Counsellor at Law In Counsellor at Law,  John Barrymore stars as George Simon, a high-powered attorney who frantically juggles scandals, crimes and crises that pass through the chrome-and glass doors of his...
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Stage Door

Stage Door (1937) starring Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Lucille Ball, Ann Miller, Eve Arden
Stage Door (1937) starring  Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Lucille Ball, Ann Miller, Eve Arden Plot synopsis of  Stage Door In Stage Door, Terry Randall (Katherine Hepburn), rich society beauty, has decided to see if she can break into the Broadway  theater  scene without her family  connections. She goes...
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The Adventures of Marco Polo

The Adventures of Marco Polo, starring Gary Cooper, Basil Rathbone, George Barbier, Sigrid Gurie, Alan Hale
The Adventures of Marco Polo, starring Gary Cooper, Basil Rathbone,  George Barbier,  Sigrid Gurie,  Alan Hale Editorial review of  The Adventures of Marco Polo courtesy of Amazon.com  Come along on a fantastic journey with the first European to visit China. It is the Thirteenth Century, and Marco Polo...
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