Tag Archives: Marjorie Main

Mrs. O’Malley and Mr. Malone (1950) – reviewed by George

Another murder comedy like “Having Wonderful Crime”, posted October 12, 2017. Obvious comparison: here James Whitmore plays John J. Malone, a Craig Rice creation, while Pat O’Brien played Malone in the first movie. Top billing goes to Marjorie Main as … Continue reading

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Turnabout (1940) – reviewed by George – in which A Question of Restoration is posed

Thorne Smith was a popular novelist of the late 1920s and early 1930s. He wrote erotic fantasy, or if you will, fantastical erotica. This description is complicated by the fact that his books are also laugh-out-loud funny. His novels were … Continue reading

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Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) – reviewed by George

This is generally considered to be a Christmas movie; I suppose because of the song “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”, but in truth it’s a family movie. It deals with the growing-up problems of the five children of an … Continue reading

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Murder, He Says (1945) – reviewed by George

This comedy pits the affable Fred MacMurray against a murderous family of hillbillies, led by Marjorie Main as Ma Fleagle (she’s actually on her third husband, but the kids are all Fleagles, so Ma Fleagle she remains). Peter Marshall (MacMurray) … Continue reading

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