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Orchestra Wives

Orchestra Wives, starring George Montgomery, Ann Rutherford, Glenn MIller, Jackie Gleason
Editorial Review of  Orchestra Wives, courtesy of Amazon.com “It’s Hep! It’s Hot! It’s Hilarious!” reads the tagline for  Orchestra Wives, a frothy slice of celluloid made in 1942 and featuring the great  Glenn Miller Band. And that tagline is, well, sort of true. As is often the case...
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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 is on the run from the...
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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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