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The Fuller Brush Man [Red Skelton]

The Fuller Brush Man (1948), starring Red Skelton, Janet Blair
The Fuller Brush Man (1948), starring Red Skelton, Janet Blair In a nutshell, The Fuller Brush Man is one of the funniest movies I’ve ever seen.   Red Skelton is at his finest, both in verbal comedy as well as in physical slapstick galore.   The basic plot...
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I Dood It [Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell]

movie review of I Dood It! (1943) starring Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell, directed by Vincente Minelli  The movie I Dood It! is a musical comedy, dealing with a romance between two unlikely people – stage star Constance €œConnie € Show (played by Eleanor Powell), and pants presser at a hotel Joe Renolds (played by Red...
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Three Little Words [Red Skelton, Fred Astaire]

Three Little Words (1950) starring Red Skelton, Fred Astaire, Vera-Ellen, Arlene Dahl  Three Little Words is a long-time favorite movie of mine, for several reasons.   First, I’m a large fan of the comedy of Red Skelton, and he’s given plenty of room to work his comedy, both...
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Lovely to Look At, starring Red Skelton, Howard Keel

movie review of Lovely to Look At (1952) starring Howard Keel, Kathryn Grayson, Red Skelton, Ann Miller  Lovely to Look At is a combination romance, musical, comedy, and fashion show — no, really.   It’s the story of three Americans (Al Marsh played by Red Skelton, Tony Naylor played by Howard Keel, Jerry Ralby played by Gower Champion). They...
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Texas Carnival [Red Skelton]

Texas Carnival (1951) starring Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Howard Keel, Ann Miller, and Keenan Wynn  Texas Carnival is an interesting musical, comedy and romance that €™s a little bit different.   It has 4 very different stars €”Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Howard Keel, and Ann Miller €”with four...
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Bathing Beauty – starring Esther Williams and Red Skelton

Movie review of Bathing Beauty (1944) starring Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone Synopsis of Bathing Beauty  In Bathing Beauty, Swim instructor Caroline Brooks (Esther Williams) angrily returns to her teaching job at a New Jersey girls school. Her brand new marriage to songwriter Steve Elliott (Red Skelton) is disrupted by scheming show producer George...
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Baby It’s Cold Outside lyrics

Baby It’s Cold Outside  lyrics by Frank Loesser Composed by Frank Loesser, sung in the movie Neptune’s Daughter by Ricardo Montalban and Esther Williams — and for comedy relief, interspersed with Betty Garrett singing to Red Skelton.
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