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Dr. Kildare’s Wedding Day

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

Lady Be Good, starring Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Eleanor Powell, Lionel Barrymore, Red Skelton, Virginia O'Brien
Lady Be Good (1941), starring Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Eleanor Powell, Lionel Barrymore, Red Skelton, Virginia O’Brien Synopsis of Lady Be Good In Lady Be Good, married songwriters go through a series of ups and downs over the years, including divorce and remarriage. Review of Lady Be Good...
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Fresh as a Daisy lyrics

Fresh as a Daisy lyrics - music and lyrics by Cole Porter, sung by Virginia O'Brien, with Red Skelton, Rags Ragland, and Ben Blue in Panama Hattie
Fresh as a Daisy lyrics – music and lyrics by Cole Porter, sung by Virginia O’Brien, with Red Skelton, Rags Ragland, and Ben Blue in Panama Hattie [Virginia O’Brien] I’m fresh as a daisy, hard as a rock, Fit as a fiddle, proud as a cock, Bright as a...
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Half a Hero [Red Skelton]

Half a Hero (1953), starring Red Skelton, Jean Hagen
Half a Hero (1953), starring Red Skelton, Jean Hagen Synopsis of Half a Hero, starring Red Skelton, Jean Hagen In Half a Hero, Red Skelton stars as Ben Dobson, a freelance writer who no sooner starts working full-time as a rewrite man at a magazine then his wife (Jean...
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The Great Diamond Robbery [Red Skelton]

The Great Diamond Robbery starring Red Skelton, Cara Williams, James Whitmore
The Great Diamond Robbery (1953) starring Red Skelton and Cara Williams In The Great Diamond Robbery, Red Skelton plays Ambrose C. Park, a jewel cutter who was abandoned on a park bench as an infant (hence his name €”Ambrose Central Park).   He is looking for his family,...
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Ziegfeld Follies

Ziegfeld Follies (1945) starring William Powell, Red Skelton, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly,  Lucille Ball,  Lena Horne, Kathryn Grayson and many more
Ziegfeld Follies (1945) starring William Powell, Red Skelton, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly,  Lucille Ball,  Lena Horne, Kathryn Grayson and many more Ziegfeld Follies is an attempt at recreating the spectacle of Flo Ziegfeld’s famous Broadway shows – and so the film is a series of unrelated musical and...
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Flight Command

Flight Command, starring Robert Taylor, Ruth Hussey, Walter Pidgeon
Flight Command (1940) starring Robert Taylor, Walter Pidgeon, Ruth Hussey, Red Skelton  I originally watched  Flight Command because it was one of Red Skelton‘s earliest movie roles — which is technically true; Red’s in the film as part of the Hellcats squadron, acting as the class clown,...
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Neptune’s Daughter

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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Maisie Gets Her Man

Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) starring Ann Sothern, Red Skelton
Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) starring Ann Sothern, Red Skelton In Maisie Gets Her Man, Ann Sothern stars as Maisie Ravier in this seventh entry in the “Maisie” series — here, vaudeville performer Maisie has to leave the knife-throwing act when her partner, “Professor Orco” is jilted by...
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The Clown

The Clown, starring Red Skelton, Jane Greer, with Tim Considine
Movie review of The Clown (1953) starring Red Skelton, Tim Consadine, Jane Greer  Having just watched Red Skelton in the serious drama, The Clown, my first reaction is simply, “wow”.  Although it stars Red Skelton, and deals with a clown/comedian as the central character, The Clown is...
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