Tag Archives: James Ellison
The Ghost Goes Wild (1947) George Blair, James Ellison, Anne Gwynne, Edward Everett Horton, Fantasy, Comedy, Mystery
You Can’t Fool Your Wife (1940) Ray McCarey, Lucille Ball, James Ellison, Robert Coote, Comedy, Romance
They Met in Argentina (1941) Leslie Goodwins, Jack Hively, Maureen O’Hara, James Ellison, Alberto Vila, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Mother Carey’s Chickens (1938) Rowland V. Lee, Anne Shirley, Ruby Keeler, James Ellison, Drama, Romance
The story proper gets under way when Mr. Carey (Ralph Morgan) is killed in the Spanish American War, leaving his wife (Fay Bainter), his daughters Kitty (Keeler) and Nancy (Anne Shirley) and his young son Peter (Donnie Dunigan) to fend for themselves without a penny to their name.
A Hollywood film-director has been sent to Hickory Kentucky to find material and acts for a hill-billy picture.He is kidnapped by henchmen of a big-town city slicker who has taken over the operation of the town’s annual jubilee..mostly using bottom-of-the-barrel acts from the swamps of Florida. A Hollywood trade-paper reporter, sent to cover the event, finally thwarts the gang’s plans to loot the civic coffers and the local bank. Jerry Colonna, between the 15 staging of acts from Florida that killed vaudeville, flits in and out as a hired emcee, who also gets kidnapped.
Lady, Let’s Dance (1944) Frank Woodruff, Belita, James Ellison, Walter Catlett, Musical, Romance, War
Lady, Let’s Dance was a 1944 black and white film directed by Frank Woodruff that was nominated for two Oscars. Produced by Monogram Studios, the film is unique as an ice skating musical. Lady, Let’s Dance starred ice skaters Belita, James Ellison, Werner Groebli and Hans Mauch (more commonly known as ‘Frick & Frack’) and Walter Catlett.