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Joy of Living

Joy of Living (19  ) starring Irene Dunne, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Lucille Ball Warren Hymer
Joy of Living (1938) starring Irene Dunne, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Lucille Ball, Warren Hymer Synopsis of Joy of Living Hard-working and successful Broadway star Maggie Garret (Irene Dunne) is not only emotionally and financially drained by her parasitic family (Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Lucille Ball and Warren...
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Room Service

Review of Room Service, one of the Marx Brothers’ latter films, starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Lucille Ball, Ann Miller
Room Service (1938) starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx), Lucille Ball, Ann Miller I’ve long heard negative things about  Room Service starring the Marx Brothers  – Groucho, Chico, and Harpo.   However, after viewing the movie for myself, I don’t think that they’re deserved....
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Sorrowful Jones

Sorrowful Jones (1949), starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball
Sorrowful Jones (1949), starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball Synopsis of Sorrowful Jones 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...
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Miss Grant Takes Richmond

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, where 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...
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Yours, Mine and Ours

Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), starring Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson, Tom Bosley
Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), starring Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson, Tom Bosley  I can honestly say that  Yours, Mine and Ours  is one of my family’s favorite movies.   It’s a wonderful story, about the merging of two large families (the Beardsley family of ten children,...
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