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I Didn’t Know the Gun Was Loaded [song lyrics]

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Song lyrics to I Didn’t Know the Gun Was Loaded (1945), words and music by Hank Fort and Herb Leighton

I Didn’t Know the Gun Was Loaded was recorded by The Andrews Sisters, and by multiple people since. To modern ears, it’s more famous for its’ appearance in Fallout 76.

Oh Miss Effie was her name
Through the west she won her fame
Being handy with the gun
But she drove the men insane

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Whistling in the Dark [Red Skelton]

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Whistling in the Dark  (1941) starring Red Skelton, Conrad Veidt, Ann Rutherford, Eve Arden, Rags Ragland

 Whistling in the Dark was  Red Skelton‘s first starring role. It gave him the opportunity to strut his comedic muscles.   The movie begins with the meeting an odd cult, Silver Haven.  “We part in radiant contentment,” is their recurring phrase.  Silver Haven is quickly revealed as a  scheme to bilk gullible people out of their money.

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The Yellow Cab Man [Red Skelton]

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The Yellow Cab Man (1950) starring Red Skelton, Gloria DeHaven, Walter Slezak

 The Yellow Cab Man begins with a very funny title sequence. The accident-prone “Red” Pirdy, portrayed by Red Skelton, falls down stairs and ends up in the hospital. He confides to the audience, “You know this is the best cast I’ve ever been in”. With the various cast members having “signed” his cast.   The film proper begins with character actor Charles Lane, an agent for an insurance company, turning Red down for insurance …. Since he’s accident prone.

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