Tag Archives: Leigh Jason

Out of the Blue (1947) – reviewed by George

An amusing little farce – a bit too stretched away from the truth to be really laugh-out-loud funny, but there are some good laughs and a grin or two. The subject is marriage – and who is in charge. The … Continue reading

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New Faces of 1937 (1937) – reviewed by George

This movie stars Joe Penner, Milton Berle, Parkyakarkus, Harriet Hilliard, William Brady, Jerome Cowan, Thelma Leeds, Tommy Mack, and Bert Gordon. And Ann Miller gets 17th billing. It was produced by Edward Small (a Small production!), directed by Leigh Jason, … Continue reading

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That Girl from Paris (1936) – reviewed by George

This is a “cute”movie, in the best possible meaning of that word. I’ve read that with the advent of talkies, opera singers were very popular as stars and costars, and this must have lasted into the 1940s because I’ve reviewed … Continue reading

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The Mad Miss Manton (1938) – reviewed by George

A young debutante, Miss Susan Manton (played by Barbara Stanwyck), arrives home from an NYC costume party, with a floor-length light-weight evening cape covering her costume, and is met at the door of her apartment building by the doorman, holding … Continue reading

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