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Revisiting Some Like it Hot

Selecting a favorite film is not easy, at least for me. I am always jumping back between two or three films; Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window… 2,577 more words


SOME LIKE IT HOT tonight at the Ron Robinson Theater

Nobody’s Perfect. But Some Like It Hot comes pretty close to it.

Billy Wilder’s screwball comedy set in the 1920s stars Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe.   135 more words


Joe E. Brown, Comic Hero of Small-Town America

Joe E. Brown was a major comedy star at Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1936, making 20 starring features for them during that period, until he left the studio for an ill-fated contract with an independent producer that led to a series of lackluster vehicles that brought his starring career virtually to an end. 2,954 more words


When I first became funny: Joe E. Brown

I was six-years old in the living room of our CLifton, New Jersey home, sitting on the couch and watching Joe E. Brown in The Great Elmer on TV, a movie in the thirties. 292 more words


johnlink ranks FIREMAN, SAVE MY CHILD (1932)

This movie came across TCM recently, and I snagged it because it featured a comedian named Joe E. Brown. I’d never heard of him before, but TCM was running a whole bunch of his movies and I figured I would pick one that sounded decent. 512 more words

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You Said a Mouthful (1932)

Joe Holt (Joe E. Brown) works at the Armstrong Rubber Goods and Swimming Wear Company. He’s a small-time employee of the company, but he has big aspirations. 486 more words


Warner Archive New Releases - August 5, 2014

Today’s new releases from the Warner Archive highlights five films staring comedian Joe E. Brown. Look for them over at the Warner Archive site.

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