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In the Good Old Summertime

In the Good Old Summertime (1949) starring Van Johnson, Judy Garland, Cheeks Sakall, Buster Keaton
In the Good Old Summertime (1949) starring Van Johnson, Judy Garland, S. Z. “Cuddles” Sakall, Buster Keaton Synopsis In the Good Old Summertime is the story of two clerks in a turn of the 20th century Chicago sheet-music store. They’re intensely antagonistic toward each other at work. But...
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Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas) Lyrics

Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas) Lyrics
Song lyrics to Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas) “Mele Kalikimaka” (pronounced [ˈmɛlɛ kəˌlitiˈmɐkə]) is a Hawaiian-themed Christmas song written in 1949 by Robert Alex Anderson. The song takes its title from the Hawaiian phrase Mele Kalikimaka, meaning “Merry Christmas”. One of the earliest recordings of this song was by...
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Candy Kisses

Song lyrics to Candy Kisses “Candy Kisses” is a 1949 song written and first recorded by American country crooner George Morgan. “Candy Kisses” was George Morgan’s debut release on the charts and was his only #1 on the Best Selling Folk charts, where it stayed for three weeks.
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Come to the Stable

Come to the Stable (1949), starring Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Elsa Lanchester, Thomas Gomez
Come to the Stable (1949), starring Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Elsa Lanchester, Thomas Gomez Synopsis of Come to the Stable  In Come to the Stable, a pair of French nuns fulfill their promise to God.  By moving to New England to found a children’s hospital. A pleasingly warm...
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Neptune’s Daughter [Esther Williams]

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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Isle of the Dead

Isle of the Dead (1949) starring Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew
Isle of the Dead (1949) starring Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew Synopsis of Isle of the Dead In Isle of the Dead, a group of disparate characters are quarantined on a Greek island during the Balkan Wars of 1912.  Septicemic plague causes the quarantine, and the group’s only hope is for the hot,...
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Sorrowful Jones [Bob Hope, Lucille Ball]

Sorrowful Jones (1949), starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball
Sorrowful Jones (1949), starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball Synopsis New York bookie Sorrowful Jones takes a bet on Dreamy Joe from rotten gambler Orville Smith who leaves his young daughter, Martha, behind as collateral. When Orville overhears the horserace is fixed, he is killed by one of...
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Miss Grant Takes Richmond [Lucille Ball]

Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949) starring Lucille Ball, William Holden, James Gleason
Miss Grant Takes Richmond  (1949) starring  Lucille Ball, William Holden, James Gleason  Miss Grant Takes Richmond  begins at a secretarial school. The grave-looking Charles Lane is overseeing his class, including Ellen Grant, played by the lovely  Lucille Ball.   Most of the class is performing well, but not...
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