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George Burns and Gracie Allen in “Six of a Kind” (1934) – reviewed by George

In this “comedy” Charlie Ruggles and Mary Boland get best billing as the Whinneys, bank employee J.P. and housewife Flora. Next billed are W.C. Fields and Alison Skipworth as Sheriff John Hoxley and Mrs. Rumford, appearing rather late in the … Continue reading

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Carole Lombard in “The Princess Comes Across” (1936) – reviewed by George

There are a few laughs, but this Carole Lombard movie is basically a romance-murder mystery. Carole (doing a pretty good Garbo) plays Princess Olga of Sveden, sorry, Sweden, and she is traveling on a luxury liner from a French port … Continue reading

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The Ghost Breakers (1940) – reviewed by George

A suspense-adventure with comedy, this stars Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, and Willie Best. They play Larry Lawrence, Mary Carter, and Larry’s valet Alex, respectively. Larry has a radio show where he tells the news of the mobs in New York … Continue reading

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The Cat and the Canary (1939) – reviewed by George

In this remake the beginning is very similar, except that what I took to be upstate New York in the silent film, is now the swamps of Louisiana not too far from New Orleans. The attorney Mr. Crosby (George Zucco) … Continue reading

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