A young girl runs away from her carnival family to make it in New York City and becomes involved with a handsome young songwriter. Read More »
Tag Archives: Gracie Allen
A Damsel in Distress (1937) George Stevens, Fred Astaire, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Lady Alyce Marshmorton has to marry soon, along with the team of Tottney Castle have set bets on who she will select, with youthful Albert wagering on”Mr. X.” Read More »
The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939) Alfred E. Green, Gracie Allen, Warren William, Ellen Drew, Comedy, Mystery
The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Read More »
A cream-of-the-crop gathering of 1930’s radio stars, who lend themselves to a storyline about a failing radio station which needs to put on a huge ratings winner to have any chance of continued operation. An interesting mixture of the stars whose fame continued to grow, those who became bit players in show business history, and those who have been forgotten entirely, except at the Internet Movie Database of course!
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Sylvia Smith and Dick Winters share a romantic kiss at a dance, but Sylvia is called away before Dick can learn her full name. Sylvia’s father is about to lose his California hotel, the Casa Del Mar, thanks to the financial blundering of his new business partner J. Davis Bowster. The mortgage is held by eccentric heiress Carola P. Gaye, whose current fascination is with the ancient Greek-style eugenics championed by Prof. Hercules Dove.
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