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Jingle Bells [movie]

Jingle Bells, with the voice talents of Don Knotts, Jason Alexander, Shelly Long
Editorial Review of Jingle Bells starring Jason Alexander, Don Knotts, Shelly Long courtesy of Amazon.com  Sacrificial giving–reminiscent of O. Henry’s timeless “Gift of the Magi”–is the theme of this lighthearted Christmas gem ideally suited to young audiences. Jason Alexander (of Seinfeld fame) lends his ever-mirthful voice as Santa’s Elf, who narrates...
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Wake Me When It’s Over

Wake Me When It's Over (1960) starring Dick Shawn, Ernie Kovacs, Jack Warden, Margo Moore, directed by Mervyn LeRoy
Wake Me When It’s Over (1960) starring Dick Shawn, Ernie Kovacs, Jack Warden, Margo Moore, directed by Mervyn LeRoy Synopsis of Wake Me When It’s Over  Wake Me When It’s Over – World War II vet Gus Brubaker, redrafted through a clerical error, arrives on a dead-end Japanese island...
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The Love God?

The Love God? starring Don Knotts
The Love God? starring Don Knotts Synopsis of The Love God  A quiet bird watching magazine is about to go bankrupt.  Rescue comes unexpectedly in the form of … a pornographer! His new “partner” needs the magazine’s printing permit, and makes the bird watcher the figurehead for his...
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Gus, starring Don Knotts and Tim Conway
Editorial review of Gus starring Don Knotts, Tim Conway, Ed Asner, Tom Bosley courtesy of Amazon.com  When Andy, brother of a Yugoslavian soccer hero, brings Gus, a field goal-kicking mule, to the United States as halftime entertainment for a losing Atoms football team, laughs and lasting fame follow. Gus’s intelligent,...
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Air Buddies

Air Buddies
Editorial review of Air Buddies courtesy of Amazon.com  The canine star of Air Bud and its host of sequels is on the screen again, but this time Buddy, his girlfriend Molly, and their human owners Noah and Henry have their hands and paws full with a litter of five...
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Barney Fife and Other Characters I Have Known

Barney Fife and Other Characters I Have Known - book cover
Editorial review of Barney Fife and other characters I have known by Don Knotts –courtesy of Amazon.com Fish. Chicken. Deputy. Icon. TV’s beloved Don Knotts gives his millions of fans the book they’ve been waiting for. Don Knotts recounts with warmth and humor the events that shaped his life and a career...
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Walt Disney’s Chicken Little

Walt Disney's Chicken Little - Don Knotts' final performance
Editorial Review of Walt Disney’s Chicken Little courtesy of Amazon.com  A classic fable gets fused with War of the Worlds in Disney’s Chicken Little. In the small town of Oakey Oaks, young Chicken Little (voiced by Zach Braff, Garden State) struggles to live down the embarrassment of having once thought the sky...
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No Deposit, No Return

Walt Disney Pictures present No Deposit, No Return - Don Knotts - Darren McGavin - two kids push their luck to pull off a miracle
Editorial Review of No Deposit, No Return (1976) starring Don Knotts, Darren McGavin, David Niven —courtesy of Amazon.com  Tracy and Jay Osborne’s mother is shipping the unwilling children off to their grandfather’s house for Easter vacation while she attends to business in Hong Kong. The children plot a trip...
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How to Frame a Figg

How to Frame a Figg, starring Don Knotts
How to Frame a Figg, starring Don Knotts  How to Frame a Figg is a long-time favorite Don Knotts movie.  Don stars as Hollis Figg, one of the bookkeepers for the small, but corrupt, town of Dalton.  In an attempt to frame someone else for their own shenanigans, the town...
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