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High Barbaree (1947) starring Van Johnson, June Allyson, Thomas Mitchell, Marilyn Maxwell

High Barbaree [Van Johnson, June Allyson]

High Barbaree (1947) starring Van Johnson, June Allyson, Thomas Mitchell, Marilyn Maxwell


At it’s heart, High Barbaree is the story of a young man who gives up on his dreams, regrets it, and tries to turn around. As two World War II airmen are shot down, afloat in the ocean, one of them (Van Johnson) tells the other his story. The story of High Barbaree.

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Swing Fever, starring Kay Kyser Marilyn Maxwell, Nat Pendleton, Lena Horne

Swing Fever

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Swing Fever (1943), starring Kay Kyser, Marilyn Maxwell, Nat Pendleton


In Swing Fever, a country boy (Kay Kyser) comes to the big city and gets entangled with a crooked fight manager.

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Critic's Choice (1963) starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball

Critic’s Choice

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Critic’s Choice – 1963 comedy pairing Lucille Ball and Bob Hope. Ball is a young playwright while Hope is her husband – and a drama critic.

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The Show-Off (1946) starring Red Skelton, Marilyn Maxwell

The Show-Off

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The Show-Off (1946) starring Red Skelton, Marilyn Maxwell

Synopsis of The Show-Off

Amy Fisher falls in love with Aubrey Piper, a loudmouth and braggart who pretends to be more than the lowly clerk he is. She marries him, over her family’s objections.  Aubrey can’t seem to stop insulting others or interfering with their lives. He accidentally sets her inventor brother Joe’s laboratory on fire, wrecks a car, drives it without a license, gets kicked off a radio show for offending the sponsor and blows Joe’s deal with a paint company.

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The Lemon Drop Kid, starring Bob Hope Marilyn Maxwell Lloyd Nolan Jane Darwell William Frawley and Tor Johnson

The Lemon Drop Kid

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movie review of “The Lemon Drop Kid” starring Bob Hope, Marilyn Maxwell an!d William Frawley – where a gambler must raise money at Christmastime – or else!

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