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Miss Grant Takes Richmond [Lucille Ball]

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. 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 not...
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Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941), starring Robert Montgomery, Evelyn Keyes, Claude Rains, James Gleason, Edward Everett Horton
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941), starring Robert Montgomery, Evelyn Keyes, Claude Rains, James Gleason, Edward Everett Horton I recently saw Here Comes Mr. Jordan, and I can say that I truly enjoyed it, with wonderful performances all around. It’s a movie that clearly deserved it’s Oscars. Here’s why:
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The Yellow Cab Man [Red Skelton]

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