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It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World starring Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Phil Silvers, Jonathan Winters
Review of It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World starring Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Phil Silvers, Jonathan Winters, It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World is a manic, hilarious, slapstick movie. It starred some of the greatest movie clowns of...
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Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, (1953) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, (1953) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde  is considered by many Abbott and Costello fans to be one of their worst efforts.   Although it has many very funny moments,...
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Bean the Movie [Rowan Atkinson]

Bean: The Movie (1997) starring Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol
 Bean: The Movie (1997) starring Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol In Bean, Rowan Atkinson’s clown character Mr. Bean plays the part of a sleepy watchman at an art museum. He’s sent to America to watch the famous painting, Whistler’s Mother. The reason they sent them is because of his constant...
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Watch the Birdie [Red Skelton]

Watch the Birdie (1950) starring Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl, Ann Miller
Watch the Birdie (1950) starring Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl, Ann Miller  In Watch The Birdie, Red Skelton plays his normal lovable klutz (Rusty Cammeron), who runs a camera shop with him father (also played by Red Skelton, using his Newton J. Numbskull character) — and his grandfather (also...
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Son of Paleface

Son of Paleface, starring Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Roy Rogers
Son of Paleface (1952) starring Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Roy Rogers Movie review of Son of Paleface.  Bob Hope‘s sequel to Paleface, again co-starring Jane Russell – as the son of the original Paleface, doing a screwball comedy set in the old American West.  It’s vintage Bob Hope,...
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Excuse My Dust [Red Skelton]

Excuse My Dust (1951) starring Red Skelton, Sally Forrest, MacDonald Carey, William Demarest
Excuse My Dust  (1951) starring Red Skelton, Sally Forrest, MacDonald Carey, William Demarest Excuse My Dust is a musical vehicle for Red Skelton, set in 1895, that deals with the issues of progress and the resistance to it.   It stars  Red Skelton as Joe Belden, a young inventor...
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Whistling in Brooklyn [Red Skelton]

Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) starring Red Skelton, Ann Rutherford, Rags Ragland
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) starring Red Skelton, Ann Rutherford, Rags Ragland Movie review of Red Skelton’s third, and final, appearance as Wally Benton, aka. The Fox, a radio personality and amateur detective. In this installment, The Fox is still trying to marry his fiancee. But he’s on the run from the...
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Merton of the Movies

Movie review of Merton of the Movies (1947), starring Red Skelton, Virginia O'Brien
Movie review of Merton of the Movies (1947), starring Red Skelton, Virginia O’Brien Merton of the Movies is set in the silent movie era of Hollywood. Red Skelton plays the part of Gil Merton, a naive, movie-struck young man. He’s given a chance to be a star…. But...
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Whistling in Dixie

Whistling in Dixie, starring Diana Lewis, Red Skelton, Ann Rutherford
Whistling in Dixie (1942) starring Red Skelton, Ann Rutherford, Rags Ragland Whistling in Dixie is the sequel to the popular Whistling in the Dark.  Red Skelton again plays the role of Wally Benton, €˜aka. The Fox. He’s a radio detective, who simply wants to take off two weeks of vacation so...
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A Southern Yankee

Movie review of A Southern Yankee (1948) starring Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl, Brian Donlevy
Movie review of A Southern Yankee (1948) starring Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl, Brian Donlevy  A Southern Yankee is a very funny movie, set at the tail end of the American Civil War. Red Skelton plays the role of Aubrey Filmore, an inept bellboy at a Northern hotel. He...
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