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Fancy Pants (1950) starring Lucille Ball and Bob Hope

Fancy Pants, starring Lucille Ball and Bob Hope
Editorial Review of Fancy Pants, starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball, courtesy of Amazon.com Bob Hope is up to his classic shenanigans in Fancy Pants, a loose remake of the comedy favorite Ruggles of Red Gap. Hope plays Humphrey, an American actor playing a British butler in a hokey play in...
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Captain Horatio Hornblower

Captain Horatio Hornblower (1950) starring Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo
Captain Horatio Hornblower (1950) starring Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo Synopsis of Captain Horatio Hornblower Captain Horatio Hornblower: Screen legend Gregory Peck (“To Kill A Mockingbird“) brings to life C.S. Forester’s classic nautical hero, Horatio Hornblower. Hornblower battles the French and the Spanish forces during the Napoleonic wars.  But he also finds...
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Mystery Street

Ricardo Montalban, Bruce Bennett, Sally Forrest, Elsa Lanchester
Mystery Street (1950) starring Ricardo Montalban, Bruce Bennett, Sally Forrest, Elsa Lanchester Synopsis of Mystery Street  A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a Massachusetts beach.
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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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