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Unfunny Business

Over at The Chiseler, a consideration of three questionable comics, including the man pictured above, a sort of Nigel Farrage of his day, but with a more robust grasp of economic theory. 8 more words

FILM

Fit for a King

After watching Earthworm Tractors back in August, I bookmarked this 1937 Joe E. Brown film and watched it last night.

Joe E. Brown plays a happy-go-lucky (I would say he is like that in every film) aspiring news reporter who is following a story involving the attempted assassination of an archduke of some un-named country. 133 more words

Movies

Alibi Ike (1935)

Directed by Ray Enright
Written by William Wister Haines

When I was originally amassing the list for my Baseball marathon a little over a year ago,  753 more words

Comedy

Alibi Ike (1935)

I return from hibernation to review this baseball comedy for the Olivia de Havilland Centenary Blogathon, co-hosted by Crystal at In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood. 18 more words

Painted Faces (1929)

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A courtroom drama—think 12 Angry Men but with a circus clown as holdout juror!
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US / 70 minutes / bw / Tiffany–Stahl Dir: 1,898 more words

Film Noir

Locating Joe E. Brown's Birthplace

OH-IO !

Comedian and Hollywood star Joe E. Brown was born in 1892 in the small town of Holgate, (Henry County), Ohio. And where is Holgate, Ohio? 586 more words

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