The Duncan Sisters (Rosetta and Vivian) hit the ground running in their only Talkie Era feature, dodging through city streets (they're late for work) while a steadily growing mob pursues them. Alas, It's a Great Life did not get the Duncans' film career off and running, so sisters Rosetta and Vivian returned to touring as the Topsy and Eva characte..
The prairie meets Paree when a Texas rancher (Wendell Corey) brings his daughter Liz (Jane Powell) to the City of Light. There's a lot for a Lone Star gal to experience: romance with a handsome young Frenchman (film-debuting Vic Damone). Chic fashion (songbird Liz is decked out in some mighty fine feathers). And finding her long-lost mother (Daniel..
Meet the original Man Behind the Eight Ball, regularly put upon, ever frustrated, constantly aspiring, forever misfiring ' and always the beloved butt of a cosmic joke. Joe McDoakes is the Everyman of Warner Bros.' series of one-reelers about a guy whose approach to everyday challenges or self-improvement made moviegoers howl from 1942 to 1956 (wri..
Time's running out for the world's supreme criminal mastermind: Fu Manchu has run out of the elixir that keeps his 168-year-old body Fit for Fiendishness. So he and his malevolent minions set out to purloin the ingredients, including a canary-yellow diamond that's one of England's crown jewels. In his final film, Peter Sellers merrily spoofs one of..
Third finger, left hand. That's where unmarried fashion-magazine editor Margot Sherwood Merrick (Myrna Loy) parks a wedding ring, hoping to deter male colleagues who have more than business on their minds. Then a smitten artist (Melvyn Douglas) learns Margot's secret and begins a charade of his own by passing himself off as her beloved hubby. Loy a..
Their dialogue zings with Pre-Code sauciness, their barbed glee skewers social norms and their creativity includes daffy flights of song and dance. Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey, from their feature debut in 1929 until 1937, tickled fans with a steady skein of comedy madness. Peach-O-Reno has the duo as Reno divorce lawyers eager to spring paying ..
An ineffectual attorney must convince the eccentric Pemberton family to close an important land deal and ends up marrying the only sane member of the bunch. Starring Jack Haley, Ann Sothern, Mary Boland and Edward Everett Horton.
Tom Smothers drops out of the rat race to be a magician in this offbeat comedy directed by Brian De Palma (Scarface, The Untouchables). He plays Donald Beeman, soon to go up in lights as Beeman the Marvelous. Trained in magic by the odd Mr. Delasandro (Orson Welles) and issued his own rabbit, Donald finds fulfillment ' and a special admirer (Kathar..
Based on a Secret Service file, MISTER 880 tells the tale of a sweet old counterfeiter who stymies the U.S. Secret Service for over a decade by passing counterfeit single dollar bills with Washington misspelled.
No stones in slingshots. No skirmishes too late in the day. They're rules of war for the youngsters of two neighboring Irish villages. And here's another rule: if you spit-shake on something, you better follow through. Kids will be kids. But sometimes they, in their own fanciful ways, will be adults. What's unique and marvelous here, Oscar-winning*..
Its World War II, and Andy Griffith (Matlock) is a college student who isnt doing well with his classes or his girlfriend, so he joins the Coast Guard. He is assigned kitchen duty on the USS Periwinkle where crotchety Walter Matthau (Grumpy Old Men, Dennis the Menace) is the chief chef, and soon, a romantic rival for Felicia Farr (Kiss Me, Stupid!)..
Bob Denver, Anthony Franciosa and Michael Sarrazin lead an all-star cast in this film%A0about a group of buddies living in a Malibu Beach house who find a woman (Jacqueline Bisset) who washes up on shore. Presented in 4:3 pan and scan using the highest quality source material available.
David Schwimmer and Chris Cooper star in an outrageous comedy based on a true story that takes you behind the scenes of one of the scientific worlds most impactful discoveries. From the hip 60s to the happening 70s and into the excessive 80s, two young doctors change the shape of America and raise the outstanding question of our time. . . Are they..