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A waitress at the Warner Bros. commissary is anxious to break into pictures. Read More »
A married couple who have a song-and-dance act in vaudeville are in trouble. Their struggling act is going nowhere Read More »
In the 1920s, enterprising Louise Randall is determined to succeed in a man’s world. Read More »
In this western-musical comedy, a remake of Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938), two vaudevillians find themselves stranded on a Texas dude ranch. Read More »
Jack Carson and Robert Hutton make a curious but copacetic comedy duo in the Warner Bros. musical Love and Learn. Read More »
Set at a factory that makes aircraft for World War II, Roma and Brad Maple’s marriage begins to show signs of difficulty. Read More »
A handsome and successful young doctor returns to his home town in New England to see his dying friend for one last time. Read More »
Walter and Vivian live in the country and have a difficult time keeping servants. Walter hires an private detective who has been fired for arresting the District Attorney. Read More »
Shiftless playboy Tom Collier lives to jump from party to party–until he meets photographer Christie Sage. Read More »
Lucky Partners (1940) Lewis Milestone, Ronald Colman, Ginger Rogers, Jack Carson, Comedy, Drama, Romance
As David Grant passes neighbor Jean Newton on the street in Greenwich Village, he impulsively wishes her good luck. Read More »
Arthur and Vivian are just married, but when the get to their honeymoon suite in Washington D.C., they find it occupied. Read More »
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.
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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!
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Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946) David Butler, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Joan Leslie, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Balkan Prince Henry has two wishes, to meet Lauren Bacall and see the “real” America. He befriends cabbie Buzz Williams and, without knowing the microphone is live, the two stage a debate on democracy versus monarchy broadcast back to the Prince’s homeland. A plebiscite there puts Henry out of a job. Flying to MIlwaukee to become a beer salesman, he meets Bacall on the seat next to his, but a tap on his shoulder means he must give up his seat (and dream) to Bogie.
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