The Devil-Doll (1936) starring Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan, directed by Tod Browning

The Devil-Doll [Lionel Barrymore]

The Devil-Doll (1936) starring Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O’Sullivan, directed by Tod Browning

The Devil-Doll – Lionel Barrymore stars in this classic horror thriller about a Devil’s Island escapee who shrinks murderous slaves and sells them to his victims as dolls.

Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day, starring Lew Ayres, Laraine Day, Lionel Barrymore, Red Skelton

Dr. Kildare’s Wedding Day

Dr. Kildare’s Wedding Day (1941), starring Lew Ayres, Laraine Day, Lionel Barrymore, Red Skelton

(Editor’s note: originally published at Red-Skelton.info, used with permission)

Red Skelton had a recurring role in the  Dr. Kildare movie series, providing comedy relief as orderly Vernon Briggs.  In  Dr. Kildare’s Wedding Day, he has three memorable comedy routines — as well as a serious moment that we’ll address later:

Key Largo, starring Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore

Key Largo

movie review of the classic film Key Largo, where a gangster (Edward G. Robinson) breaks into a hotel during a storm, taking the innkeeper (Lionel Barrymore) and his daughter-in-law (Lauren Bacall) – who’s only hope is the returned G.I. (Humphrey Bogart) who can stand up to the gangster; if he can find his courage again.