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For Me and My Gal

For Me and My Gal (1942), starring Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, George Murphy
For Me and My Gal (1942), starring Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, George Murphy For Me and My Gal is a good many things — an ode to vaudeville, with some excellent song and dance routines, a “boy meets girl” movie, the film debut of Gene Kelly, a patriotic...
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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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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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Holiday Affair

Holiday Affair (1949), starring Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey
Holiday Affair (1949), starring Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey Synopsis of Holiday Affair Holiday Affair deals with a romantic triangle between a lovely — and lonely — war widow, her lawyer boyfriend, and a dreamer that she meets while working. Also involved is her young son, and the memory...
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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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Joy of Living

Joy of Living (19  ) starring Irene Dunne, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Lucille Ball Warren Hymer
Joy of Living (1938) starring Irene Dunne, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Lucille Ball Warren Hymer Synopsis of Joy of Living Hard-working and successful Broadway star Maggie Garret (Irene Dunne) is not only emotionally and financially drained by her parasitic family (Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Lucille Ball and Warren...
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All That Heaven Allows

All That Heaven Allows (19) starring Rock Hudson, Jane Wyman, Hayden Rourke
All That Heaven Allows (19) starring Rock Hudson, Jane Wyman, Hayden Rourke Synopsis of All That Heaven Allows All That Heaven Allows – Friends and family want a rich widow to end her romance with a tree farmer about 15 years her junior.
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Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac, starring José Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince
Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), starring José Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince Synopsis of Cyrano de Bergerac France, 1640: Cyrano de Bergerac, the charismatic swordsman-poet with the absurd nose, hopelessly loves the beauteous Roxane; she, in turn, confesses to Cyrano her love for the handsome but tongue-tied Christian.
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Born Yesterday

Born Yesterday (1950) starring Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford
Born Yesterday (1950) starring Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford Synopsis of Born Yesterday  Broderick Crawford wants his girlfriend Judy Holliday to be cultured.  He hires William Holden to teach her in a hilarious Garson Kanin comedy set in Washington, D.C. Priceless Judy repeated Broadway triumph and won an Oscar(r)...
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Maisie Gets Her Man

Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) starring Ann Sothern, Red Skelton
Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) starring Ann Sothern, Red Skelton In Maisie Gets Her Man, Ann Sothern stars as Maisie Ravier in this seventh entry in the “Maisie” series — here, vaudeville performer Maisie has to leave the knife-throwing act when her partner, “Professor Orco” is jilted by...
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