Riding into Payneville, easy-going cowboy Melody Jones is mistaken by the townsfolk for notorious gunman Monte Jarrad. Read More »
Tag Archives: William Demarest
The Strip (1951) László Kardos, Mickey Rooney, Sally Forrest, William Demarest, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Musical
Drummer Stanley Maxton moves to Los Angeles with dreams of opening his own club, but falls in with a gangster and a nightclub dancer and ends up accused of murder. Read More »
Salty owes money to Doc Baxter; he and his pal Smitty have one month to pay up. They get a race horse and a disbarred jockey, Johnny Cates, who must fake his identity to race. Read More »
He’s a Cockeyed Wonder (1950) Peter Godfrey, Mickey Rooney, Terry Moore, William Demarest, Comedy, Crime
Freddie Frisby is informed by Bob Sears that he can’t marry Bob’s daughter, Judy, as he is only a fumbling failure as an orange picker, and Judy can do better. Read More »
The Private War of Major Benson (1955) Jerry Hopper, Charlton Heston, Julie Adams, William Demarest, Comedy, Family, Romance
A Major noted for advancing with his mouth before thinking is given a choice: to be drummed out of the Army, or take command of and shape up the ROTC program at Sheridan Academy before it fails its next inspection. At Sheridan he encounters three hundred pre-teen cadets who range from rascally to adorable, and a female doctor who has just the right prescription for him.
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Never a Dull Moment (1950) George Marshall, Irene Dunne, Fred MacMurray, William Demarest, Comedy, Romance
Kay Kingsley, a sophisticated and successful songwriter in New York City. falls in love with a widowed rancher, Chris Heyward, she meets at the Madison Square Garden Rodeo and they get married, and leave for his ranch in the west. Her friends warn her of an early disillusionment with life on a ranch, far away from the glitter and bright lights of Broadway. Kay makes one difficulty adjustment after another, as the ranch is presided over by Chris’s kids, and an incident occurs with a neighbor that prompts Kay to return to her glamorous life in New York. But she soon finds her heart is with Chris and his children.
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