A Date for Gomer

A Date for Gomer — happy ending. Note the handkerchief that Barney is holding for the bloody nose that Thelma Lou gave him
A Date for Gomer, an episode from the fourth season of The Andy Griffith Show, originally aired November 25, 1963 Barney Fife (Don Knotts) and Andy Taylor (Andy Griffith) are frustrated in their dating lives. Every time they try to be alone with their respective girlfriends, Gomer (Jim...
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Ellie for Council

Ellie for Council - The Andy Griffith Show
Synopsis of Ellie for Council – The Andy Griffith Show When Ellie wonders why there are no women running for the city council and doesn’t like Andy’s answers, especially his use of the word silly, she decides to run herself. The town quickly divides into two camps, with the men cutting off...
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It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World starring Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Phil Silvers, Jonathan Winters
Review of It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World starring Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Phil Silvers, Jonathan Winters, It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World is a manic, hilarious, slapstick movie that starred some of the greatest movie clowns of...
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They Go Wild Simply Wild Over Me

They go wild simply wild over me
They Go Wild Simply Wild Over Me (1917) – lyrics by Joe McCarthy, music by Fred Fisher I’m as mild mannered as I can be, And I’ve never done them harm that I can see. Still on me they put a ban, and they throw me in the...
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The Mole People

The Mole People (1956) starring John Agar, Cynthia Patrick, Hugh Beaumont, Alan Napier
The Mole People  (1956) starring John Agar, Cynthia Patrick,  Hugh Beaumont, Alan Napier Ignore the pseudo-scientific explanation of how there could be a vast, underground civilization at the beginning of the film–since it really doesn’t have much to do with the movie, and simply serves as padding. There...
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The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman (1940), starring Virginia Bruce, Charles Lane, John Barrymore
The Invisible Woman (1940), starring Virginia Bruce, Charles Lane, John Barrymore  The original  The Invisible Man was a horror movie, mostly faithful to the original novel by H.G. Wells.   The sequel,  The Invisible Man Returns starring  Vincent Price was equal parts horror movie, romance, and crime story.   In...
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Son of Paleface

Son of Paleface, starring Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Roy Rogers
Movie review of — €˜Son of Paleface‘ – Bob Hope‘s sequel to — €˜Paleface’, again co-starring Jane Russell – as the son of the original Paleface, doing a screwball comedy set in the old American West – vintage Bob Hope, and that’s saying quite a bit.   A...
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A Four Legged Friend lyrics

Song lyrics to "A Four Legged Friend” by Jack Brooks - recorded by Roy Rogers (1952), Bob Hope and Jimmy Wakely (1952), Andy Mackay (1974)
A Four Legged Friend  lyrics from the movie Son Of Paleface (1952) starring Bob Hope A Four Legged Friend lyrics by Jack Brooks — €“ recorded by Roy Rogers (1952), Bob Hope and Jimmy Wakely (1952), Andy Mackay (1974)
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Moonlight Bay lyrics

Moonlight Bay lyrics
Moonlight Bay lyrics (1912) music by Percy Wenrich, lyrics by Edward Madden, sung by Frank Sinatra in  Ship Ahoy, by Doris Day and Gordon MacRae in On Moonlight Bay
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