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Jack Lemmon Blogathon--"Some Like it Hot" (1959)

“I’m Daphne!”

And thus begins one of the all-time funniest screen performances.  Jack Lemmon, who landed the role of Jerry/Daphne in Some Like it Hot  1,141 more words


Joe E. Brown

American actor

This article is about the actor and comedian. For the Georgia governor, see Joseph E. Brown.

Joe E. Brown
Brown in 1945…

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Headline: 20 Year Old Girl Discovers That "Some Like It Hot" Is Indeed a Good Movie, 57 Years After the Fact

There are movies that everyone is “supposed” to watch. Sadly, most of us waste our time watching the thoroughly “meh” Gilmore Girls and other time filler series. 818 more words


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


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


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


Painted Faces (1929)

A courtroom drama—think 12 Angry Men but with a circus clown as holdout juror!

US / 70 minutes / bw / Tiffany–Stahl Dir: 1,898 more words

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