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Let's Dance: "You're a guy, and, why would a guy wanna marry a guy?", "Well, nobody's perfect!"

Joe: “But, you’re not a girl! You’re a guy, and, why would a guy wanna marry a guy?”

Jerry: “Security!”

Joe (Tony Curtis) to Jerry (Jack Lemmon) in the film…

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Christmas ad of the day

Nothing says “I love you” at Christmas more than this gift. A pen. From 1960, the great entertainer Joe E. Brown in his ad for paper mate pens. 9 more words


July 28: Happy Birthday Sally Struthers and Randall Wallace

So, just one day after Norman Lear’s birthday comes that of one of the stars of his most famous series.

Today is Sally Struthers’ 70th birthday.  1,121 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Shuffle off to Buffalo

Director: Rudolf Ising
Release Date: Jul 8, 1933
Rating: ★★★★★

Even though Harman and Ising would never surpass Walt Disney, partly because of a lack of vision, partly because of lack of budget, there’s no denying that by 1933 their films had become the best looking cartoons of the era after Disney’s. 188 more words

Black And White Films

Who What Why Where When How

Some 50 years apart, Joe E. Brown and I pursued our ambitions related to the business of entertainment.

While he delved into fictional situations of entertainment, acrobatics, movies, and the like, I got involved in newspaper reporting and its credo of telling a story by using the six-factual approach: who was the story about, what happened, where did it take place, when did it happen, why did it happen, and how did it happen? 375 more words


Screwball Comedian: Joe E. Brown in ALIBI IKE (Warner Brothers 1935)

We’re about a quarter of the way through the baseball season, so let’s take a trip to the ballpark with Joe E. Brown in ALIBI IKE, a 1935 comedy based on a story by Ring Lardner, one of the best baseball writers of the early 20th Century.  630 more words

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