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The 8 People You Meet in a Screwball Comedy

This week, the Criterion Collection released a sparkling new Blu-ray and DVD edition of Frank Capra’s It Happened One Night, best known as one of only three movies (along with… 1,069 more words

Film

Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald - Japanese screwball comedy at its best

Japanese films are not well known around the world for screwball comedy. Global audiences have typically been exposed to their award winning samurai films, anime, yakuza films and contemporary dramas. 915 more words

Movies

REVIEW: "My Favorite Wife"

How can any true movie fan not love the screwball comedies of the 1930s and 1940s? The once popular genre was recognized for its witty rapid-fire dialogue, wacky situations, bold and brash female leads, occasional slapstick humor, and a feverish battle of the sexes. 475 more words

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Girl Trouble (1942) - A Wartime Screwball Comedy

Hollywood has always liked stories about rich people pretending to be domestics, usually not successfully; though William Powell was an exception as an unsurpassed butler in… 776 more words

Movies Made During WWII

Favorite things about... I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

The favorite film:
I Was a Male War Bride, a 1949 comedy directed by Howard Hawks

The synopsis:
Henri Rochard is a Captain in the French army. 700 more words

1940s

Lenthéric Tweed, 1933

Tweed, introduced by Lenthéric in 1933, is woody scent with a lot of vibrant citrus.  In fact, it reminds me of Echt Kölnisch Wasser no. 4711 (Muelhens, 1792) in that it’s a very clean, vintage fragrance.   332 more words

Vintage

144. Burying the Hatchet

When two broke and feuding brothers learn that their rich deceased mother left all her savings to her housekeeper, they both devise conflicting plans to get their hands on the money with the help of their devious wives.

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