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Tag: Donald O’Connor

Francis The Talking Mule (1949)

Brando’s Pick of the Month This Universal International production from house director Arthur Lubin launched the unlikely comedy of duo of Donald O’Connor and a Mule who just happened to […]

Sing, You Sinners (1938)

Not only does this engaging Paramount production give us an opportunity to see Bing Crosby croon a few songs alongside Fred MacMurray but it serves as a reminder that Donald […]

Now Playing February 15th, 1952

Looking through this newspaper once again has me wishing time travel was possible. Not only to see the amazing collection of films playing in Toronto theaters but to con my […]

Now Playing : A 1960’s Flashback

I love it when I come across old newspaper listings for what was playing at the theater. The ads feature great come on advertising lines and some pretty cool double […]

Ma and Pa Kettle (1949)

Though the characters of Ma and Pa Kettle first appeared in the Fred MacMurray – Claudette Colbert winning comedy The Egg and I, it is here in the first of […]

Francis In the Haunted House (1956)

Here’s a B programmer that spelled the end for the talking mule franchise. It’s not all that haunting and any talent involved is pretty much wasted. Mickey Rooney steps into […]

Merton of the Movies (1947)

From MGM we have here Red Skelton dreaming of becoming a serious actor in the days of silent films. From his small home town he idolizes the screen heroics of […]

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