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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. 2,950 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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Announcing a Hiatus

According to a couple of online English dictionaries, “hiatus” comes from the Latin verb “hiare”. One of the dictionaries¬†says “hiare” means “to yawn”. The other says it means “to gape”. 183 more words