Category Archives: Comedy

Hollywood Mystery (Hollywood Hoodlum) 1934)

Mystery is a misnomer. This is actually a comedy about the making of a gangster picture and the stunts pulled by the PR man to get it across. Frank Albertson is fun to watch as PR man Danny Ryan. The … Continue reading

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Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966)

No one is more surprised than me that I actually liked this. It’s not nearly as bad as the title suggests. John Lupton plays it straight as Jesse. Narda Onyx is campy as Maria Frankenstein. One of my favorites actors, … Continue reading

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Highly Dangerous (1950)

Master of the spy story, Eric Ambler, adds a light touch to the genre that made him famous. An entomologist thinks she’s a super secret agent from a radio show and is out to save humanity from germ warfare. This … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Legs (1932)

Totally bizarre, absurd movie that must have influenced future generations of comic troupes especially in England. The movie is chock full of sight gags, one liners, running gags (one literally) and utter nonsense. Depending on your mood this is a … Continue reading

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The Doris Day Show (1968-73)

Even the charm of Doris can’t save this from being one of the dullest shows to ever appear on TV. Doris is widow Doris Martin, a widow with two young boys. They move from the city to her dad Buck’s … Continue reading

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Slinger’s Day (1986-87)

Sitcom about a supermarket and its manic manager Cecil Slinger. Most of the staff is incompetent leading to some good jokes, some bad. There are situations that look like you know where they’re headed but take a surprising turn. Some … Continue reading

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The Nut Farm (1935)

Very funny movie with the familiar story of a phony acting school in Hollywood and a woman who is flattered into thinking she’s an actress. Bradley Page is hilarious as Hamilton T.Holland. the head of the school. Wallace Ford is … Continue reading

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