Category Archives: Comedy

“What’s Up, Tiger Lily?” (1966)

Woody Allen’s first movie is his take off on the secret agent genre. He’s taken the Japanese spy movie,”International Secret Police:Key Of Keys” and turned it on its head. It’s loaded with babes,bullets,action and…laughs. The movie opens with a lot … Continue reading

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Fighting Stock (1935)

Comedy where the jokes come fast and it’s easy to miss some of them. The lines are delivered as parts of normal conversation as opposed to being exaggerated and that makes them funny. All they wanted was a quiet time … Continue reading

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Crooner (1932)

Story of a singer who finally hit it big thanks to a gimmick. It all goes to his head. The music is bland but there are parts where it’s supposed to be. Ted Taylor (David Manners) leads a college band … Continue reading

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Service De Luxe (1938) (Film Debut Of Vincent Price)

The first movie appearance of Vincent Price is a romantic comedy with Constance Bennett. He’s an inventor and she’s a businesswoman. He doesn’t like bossy women, especially career women. She wants a man who doesn’t need constant care. This is … Continue reading

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It Happened In Flatbush (1942)

Lloyd Nolan is at the top of his form in this movie about a Brooklyn baseball team fighting to go from chumps to champs. There’s no reference to the Dodgers. It has the typical feelings of the day that there’s … Continue reading

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Sitting Pretty (1948)

First of three movies about the snobbish genius Lynn Belvedere. Clifton Webb was nominated for Best Actor. The Oscar went to Laurence Olivier for “Hamlet.” The movie features what happens when a man is hired as a babysitter for a … Continue reading

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You’re Never Too Young (1955)

Jerry Lewis spends most of the movie masquerading as an eleven year old. He’s being pursued by a killer and diamond thief played by Raymond Burr. He trails him to a school for girls where Dean Martin is a teacher. … Continue reading

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