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Eddie Cantor in “Show Business” (1944) – reviewed by George

“In the colorful era of belles, bloomers, and beer in buckets, trouped ambitious groups of lovable hams known as Show Folks, all dreaming of the Big Time. One theater of that time was Miner’s Bowery.”In the first number at Miner’s … Continue reading

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Eddie Cantor in “Kid Millions” (1934) – reviewed by George

Dot Clark (Ethel Merman) is singing “Who Could Ever Be Blue” with a chorus of cuties at the Body Shop (Don’t ask. I don’t know), and when the number ends she is angry to see that Louie the Lug (Warren … Continue reading

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Tom, Dick, and Harry (1941) – reviewed by George

Janie (Ginger Rogers) is a lovely girl, and there’s nothing wrong with wanting a rich husband. She’s currently dating Tom (George Murphy), a car salesman who is very ambitious and sees himself eventually owning a chain of car dealerships. One … Continue reading

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Having Wonderful Crime (1945) – reviewed by George

A murder comedy starring Pat O’Brien, George Murphy, and Carole Landis, this is a fast-paced romp where almost every line is a wisecrack and almost every action has a slapstick element. Right away we learn that our trio of tecs … Continue reading

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