Category Archives: Comedy

Caught In The Act (1941)

Mike’s daughter is all set to get married. Through a series of misunderstandings Mike ends up in jail with his boss, his wife thinks he’s a Casanova and the real crooks think he’s an even bigger mobster. No slapstick so … Continue reading

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Holiday (1930)

Ann Harding deserved her Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. The winner was Marie Dressler for “Min And Bill.” The movie has too many dull spots but it’s worth sticking with to see her performance. A woman brings home a … Continue reading

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Thunder In The City (1937)

Fun movie that’s almost disappeared over the years. It follows the usual formula of movies of this type but what separates it is the performances of Edward G.Robinson and Nigel Bruce. Daniel Armstrong (Edward G.Robinson) is the sales manager at … Continue reading

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Buffalo Bill (1983-84)

Dabney Coleman is perfect as the ego maniac host of a local TV show in Buffalo,New York. He thinks he should be national. The cast includes Joanna Cassidy as producer JoJo White. She’s also his girlfriend. John Fiedler is stage … Continue reading

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Glorifying The American Girl (1929)

I’m not a fan of musicals but watched this as a piece of show biz history. If you’ve never seen the Ziegfeld Follies, here they are. Elaborate production numbers, songs, stars and girls,girls,girls. On display are the seventy-five Glorified Beauties … Continue reading

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Ozzie’s Girls (1973-74)

David and Ricky are out of the house with lives of their own. Not being used to the empty nest syndrome, Ozzie and Harriet rent a room to two college girls. It’s a bland show that at times gets silly … Continue reading

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Hazard (1948)

A woman is obsessed with gambling. The owner of a club where she gambles is obsessed with her. She owes him some big bucks. She loses a bet with him and that means she’ll have to marry him. That’s the … Continue reading

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