|And the Angels Sing 1944 N/R, 93 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: George Marshall
Cast: Dorothy Lamour, Fred MacMurray, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn, Raymond Walburn, Eddie Foy Jr., Frank Albertson, Frank Faylen, Mimi Chandler, Mikhail Rasumny, George McKay, Harry Barris, Donald Kerr, Perc Launders, Tom Kennedy
The Angel sisters Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn), and Patti (Mimi Chandler) are members of a sister act who sing at a nightclub where Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) leads the band. Happy falls for Nancy who rejects him, but Bobby falls in love with him. Then, Happy goes broke and cheats the sisters out of their money. He and his sidekick, Fuzzy Johnson (Eddie Foy Jr.), head for Brooklyn where they find work as singing waiters. The girls follow and, once again, sing with his band after the manager hears them sing and offers Happy a contract for his band.
|Bedtime for Bonzo 1951 N/R, 83 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Romance
Director: Frederick De Cordova
Cast: Ronald Reagan, Diana Lynn, Walter Slezak, Jesse White, Lucille Barkley, Herbert Heyes, Herb Vigran, Harry Tyler, Edward Gargan, Ann Tyrrell, Joel Friedkin, Brad Browne, Elizabeth Flournoy, Howard Banks, Perc Launders
In this light-hearted film, a college professor (Ronald Reagan) raises a chimpanzee in order to prove that it is environment, not heredity, that determines personality traits.
|The Bride Wore Boots 1946 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Irving Pichel
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Cummings, Diana Lynn, Patric Knowles, Peggy Wood, Robert Benchley, Willie Best, Natalie Wood, Gregory Marshall, Mary Young, Catherine Craig, Charles D. Brown, Myrtle D. Anderson, Walter Baldwin, James Millican
Horsewoman Sally (Barbara Stanwyck) has major problems trying to convince her husband, Jeff (Robert Cummings), to enter her world of love and respect for horses. Jeff is a Civil War historian and is popular with Civil War historical society members–especially Mary Lou Medford (Diana Lynn). Jeff and Sally's differences threaten to break-up their marriage–until Jeff wins a steeplechase race, and they find hope for their future. 1 User Review
|bgreat Movie||anonymouss 12/25/2011 |
| Very, very funny. I truly enjoyed this film.|
|Easy Come, Easy Go 1947 N/R, 77 min.|
Director: John Farrow
Cast: Barry Fitzgerald, Diana Lynn, Sonny Tufts, Dick Foran, Frank McHugh, Allen Jenkins, John Litel, Arthur Shields, Frank Faylen, James Burke
Irish gambler Martin (Barry Fitzgerald) is hooked on horse racing, and his daughter Connie (Diana Lynn) has the money that keeps the habit going. So, when she intends to get married, Martin just can't let that happen.
|Every Girl Should Be Married 1948 N/R, 85 min.|
Director: Don Hartman
Cast: Cary Grant, Franchot Tone, Diana Lynn, Betsy Drake, Alan Mowbray, Elisabeth Risdon, Richard Gaines, Harry Hayden, Chick Chandler, Leon Belasco
Married in real life shortly after this filming, Cary Grant and Betsy Drake play the young romantic leads in this movie about a young spinster in search of an eligible bachelor.
|The Kentuckian 1955 N/R, 103 min.|
Genre: Western / Drama
Director: Burt Lancaster
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Diana Lynn, Dianne Foster, John McIntire, Una Merkel, Walter Matthau, John Carradine, Rhys Williams, John Litel, Edward Norris, Donald MacDonald, Clem Bevans, Glenn Strange, Whip Wilson, Will Wright
This is the film adaptation of Basula Felix Holt's novel, "The Gabriel Horn." During 1820, widower Big Eli Wakefield (Burt Lancaster) and his son Little Eli (Donald MacDonald) leave their hard existence in Kentucky in search of better lives in Texas. History is combined with romance and action as Big Eli becomes involved with feuding families. "The Kentuckian" marks the film debut of Walter Matthau in the role of Stan Bodine.
|The Major and the Minor 1942 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: Billy Wilder
Cast: Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Rita Johnson, Diana Lynn, Robert Benchley, Norma Varden, Will Wright, Edward Fielding, Charles Smith, Milton Kibbee
Billy Wilder made his directorial debut in this film about Susan Applegate (Ginger Rogers) who pretends to be a 12-year-old child so she can get a cheaper fare on the train. Once on board, she meets and falls in love with Major Philip Kirby (Ray Milland) who does not realize that she is a grown woman. A very good comedy, even today.
|The Miracle of Morgan's Creek 1944 N/R, 99 min.|
Director: Preston Sturges
Cast: Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn, William Demarest, Brian Donlevy, Akim Tamiroff, Porter Hall, Emory Parnell, Al Bridge, J. Farrell MacDonald, Julius Tannen, Victor Potel
This wartime comedy is about Trudy Kockenlocker (Betty Hutton) who becomes pregnant by one of the soldiers at a party–she doesn't know which one. As a solution to her dilemma, she snares Norval Jones (Eddie Bracken) who has been rejected for military service. Bold, for the 1940s, and lots of fun. The film was nominated for Best Screenplay.
|My Friend Irma 1949 N/R, 102 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: George Marshall
Cast: Marie Wilson, John Lund, Diana Lynn, Don DeFore, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Hans Conried, Kathryn Givney, Percy Helton, Gloria Gordon, Erno Verebes, Margaret Field, Bess Flowers, Sam Harris, Nick Cravat
Based on the popular radio series, Marie Wilson plays dumb blonde Irma who becomes involved in a series of misadventures while living in her New York City apartment. Irma has been engaged to jobless Al (John Lund) for 14 years, and her roommate Jane (Diana Lynn) is searching for a wealthy man to marry. Meanwhile, Al spots Steve Laird (Dean Martin) and Seymour (Jerry Lewis) and tries to get them jobs in show business. Although Jane is romantically interested in her boss Richard Rhinelander III (Don DeFore), she becomes attracted to Steve, and the fun continues. This film marks the film debut of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis–they steal the show!
|My Friend Irma Goes West 1950 N/R, 90 min.|
Director: Hal Walker
Cast: John Lund, Marie Wilson, Diana Lynn, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Corinne Calvet, Lloyd Corrigan, Don Porter, Harold Huber, Kenneth Tobey, Joseph Vitale, Charles Evans, Dick Stabile, James Flavin, Richard Clayton
In this sequel to "My Friend Irma," Al (John Lund) is still jobless, but he believes that he has found Steve (Dean Martin) a singing job in Hollywood. Delightful dumb blonde Irma (Marie Wilson) heads to California with her friends Al, Steve, Seymour (Jerry Lewis), and Steve's fiance Jane (Diana Lynn) in pursuit of the promised film contract. Humor and adventures await on their trek, and Irma even gets kidnapped by gangsters.
|Our Hearts Were Growing Up 1946 N/R, 83 min.|
Director: William D. Russell
Cast: Gail Russell, Diana Lynn, Brian Donlevy, Billy De Wolfe, James Brown, Bill Edwards, William Demarest, Mikhail Rasumny, Mary Hatcher, Sara Haden
This sequel to "Our Hearts Were Young And Gay" doesn't match that one, but is still OK entertainment as we follow Cornelia Otis Skinner (Gail Russell) to college in the 1920s where she and her friend (Diana Lynn) get involved with bootleggers.
|Our Hearts Were Young and Gay 1944 N/R, 81 min.|
Director: Lewis Allen
Cast: Gail Russell, Diana Lynn, Charles Ruggles, Dorothy Gish, Beulah Bondi, James Brown, Bill Edwards, Jean Heather, Alma Kruger, Helen Freeman
Set in Europe during 1923 this is the story of Cornelia Otis Skinner (Gail Russell) and Emily Kimbrough (Diana Lynn) as they travel in Europe where romance and misadventures await. Sequel: "Our Hearts Were Growing Up."
|The People Against O'Hara 1951 N/R, 102 min.|
Director: John Sturges
Cast: Spencer Tracy, Diana Lynn, John Hodiak, Pat O'Brien, Eduardo Ciannelli, James Arness, Jay C. Flippen, Arthur Shields, Charles Bronson, Henry O'Neill
Defense attorney James P. Curtayne (Spencer Tracy), with a questionable past of his own, agrees to defend John O'Hara (James Arness) against the charge of murder.
|Rogues of Sherwood Forest 1950 N/R, 79 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Gordon Douglas
Cast: John Derek, Diana Lynn, George Macready, Alan Hale, Matthew Boulton, Billy Bevan, Paul Cavanagh, John Dehner, Billy House, Lowell Gilmore, Wilton Graff, Lester Matthews, Donald Randolph, John Goldsworthy, Tim Huntley
Robin Jr., Earl of Huntington (John Derek), is Robin Hood's son, and, like his father, he fights for the rights of commoners. King John (George Macready) is taxing the peasants, and Robin Jr., with help from Little John (Alan Hale), gathers together his father's Merry Men to come to the rescue. By story's end, Robin helps force the signing of the Magna Carta.
|Texas, Brooklyn and Heaven 1948 N/R, 76 min.|
aka: The Girl from Texas
Director: William Castle
Cast: Guy Madison, Diana Lynn, James Dunn, Lionel Stander, Florence Bates, Michael Chekhov, Margaret Hamilton, Moyna MacGill, Irene Ryan, Colin(2) Campbell, Clem Bevans, William Frawley, Roscoe Karns, Erskine Sanford
Texas cowboy Eddie Taylor (Guy Madison) and city-girl Perry Dunklin (Diana Lynn) arrive in New York for fun, adventure, and fortune. But when Eddie falls in love with Perry, she does not return his affections. And while they do buy a Brooklyn riding academy, Eddie spends much of his time keeping Perry out of trouble.
|You're Never Too Young 1955 N/R, 102 min.|
Director: Norman Taurog
Cast: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Diana Lynn, Nina Foch, Raymond Burr, Veda Ann Borg, Nancy Kulp, Hans Conried, Tommy Ivo, Milton Frome, Mitzi McCall, Romo Vincent, Margery Maude, Mickey Finn, Bess Flowers
In this remake of "The Major and the Minor," Wilbur Hoolick (Jerry Lewis) hides out from jewel thief Noonan (Raymond Burr) by pretending to be a boy. His place of refuge is a girls' school, which makes for some great laughs.
|1. And the Angels Sing (1944)|
2. Bedtime for Bonzo (1951)
3. The Bride Wore Boots (1946)
4. Company of Killers (1970)
5. Easy Come, Easy Go (1947)
6. Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)
7. The Kentuckian (1955)
8. The Major and the Minor (1942)
9. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
10. My Friend Irma (1949)
11. My Friend Irma Goes West (1950)
12. Our Hearts Were Growing Up (1946)
13. Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944)
14. The People Against O'Hara (1951)
15. Plunder of the Sun (1953)
16. Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950)
17. Texas, Brooklyn and Heaven (1948)
aka: The Girl from Texas
18. Track of the Cat (1954)
19. You're Never Too Young (1955)
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