Private detective ‘Duke’ Martindale and his wife, Phyllis, an attorney, are working together to clear a girl falsely convicted of murdering a judge. Two people who know the truth are killed and ‘Duke’ is shot at. Despite some interference by Police-Sergeant Brent, and a dangerous automobile chase and ‘Duke’ and Phyllis finding themselves prisoners of […]
Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep’s shoe and keep it and Little Bo Peep from the clutches of the evil Barnaby. When that fails, they trick Barnaby into marrying Stanley Dum instead of Bo Peep. Enraged, Barnaby unleashes the […]
Ollie has fallen in love with Georgette, an innkeeper’s daughter. This is nice, except she is already married to a very dashing Foreign Legion officer. To forget his lost love troubles, he joins the Foreign Legion as well, dragging Stanley with him. In their idiotic bumbling, they get charged with desertion and are charged to […]
A bored millionaire, played by Cary Grant, makes a wager with his doctor that he can live for a whole year in the working class, working a regular job, without touching his fortune.
Abner is told by a doctor that he only has two weeks to live, so he and his partner get the idea to have Abner perform a bunch of dangerous stunts for a quick fortune. What does he have to lose, right? Well the doctor mis-diagnosed him…
This is a musical comedy about an island of warrior women who rule over the weaker men. The normal order of things are shaken up when four British men arrive on the island and the womenfolk take notice.
Atwill, a wealthy and well-to-do man, finds his life threatened by a killer known as The Gorilla. Of course he hires the Ritz Brothers to investigate. It probably would have worked too, except right about the time the investigators show up a real escaped gorilla arrives on the scene and begins to confuse everything. Comedy […]
A fired reporter who needs money agrees to impersonate a fictional character threatening to commit suicide if society doesn’t change, thus creating a political movement.
This somehow Public Domain made-for-tv-movie depicts what everyone who watched the series waited for: For The Crew To Finally Get Off The Island. Except once they get off the island, the film takes a kind of depressing turn. Much like prison inmates who spent too much time behind bars, they find they don’t know how […]