Tag Archives: Jack Carson
Love and Learn (1947) Frederick De Cordova, Jack Carson, Robert Hutton, Martha Vickers, Comedy, Music
Jack Carson and Robert Hutton make a curious but copacetic comedy duo in the Warner Bros. musical Love and Learn. The stars are cast as Jingles and Bob, a pair of would-be songwriters hoping to get a break on Broadway.
Two Guys from Texas (1948) David Butler, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Dorothy Malone, Comedy, Musical, Western
Lucky Partners (1940) Lewis Milestone, Ronald Colman, Ginger Rogers, Jack Carson, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Norman Maine, a movie star whose career is on the wane, meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he drunkenly stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops, then blossoms into romance before tensions increase as Esther’s career takes off while Norman’s continues to plummet.
Dangerous When Wet (1953) Charles Walters, Esther Williams, Fernando Lamas, Jack Carson, Comedy, Musical, Romance
The health conscious, dairy-farming Higgins family begin each day with an invigorating swim. One day, traveling health-tonic salesman, Windy Weebe, comes to town and suggests they could swim the English Channel. Sponsored by “Liquapep” and coached by Windy, the family arrive in Europe. There it is decided that daughter Katie is the only one strong enough to enter the contest. But while she should be focused on the difficult and risky task ahead, Katie is pursed by dashing Frenchman, André Lanet… This comedic musical is well remembered for the scene when Katie dreams she is swimming with cartoon characters Tom & Jerry!