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George Jessel

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The Busy Body  1967  2.5 ★ 101 mins Classics Rated: NR
Emmy Award winner Sid Caesar leads an all-star cast in this classic screwball comedy as George Norton, a blundering mob yes-man charged with retrieving a stash of money that has been sewn into the lining of a dead man's suit. Based on a novel by Donald E. Westlake and directed by William Castle, the comedy of errors also stars Anne Baxter, Robert Ryan, Dom DeLuise and Richard Pryor, in his first appearance on the big screen.


The Busy Body  1967  2.6 ★ 101 mins Classic Movies Rated: NR
Emmy Award winner Sid Caesar leads an all-star cast in this classic screwball comedy as George Norton, a blundering mob yes-man charged with retrieving a stash of money that has been sewn into the lining of a dead man's suit. Based on a novel by Donald E. Westlake and directed by William Castle, the comedy of errors also stars Anne Baxter, Robert Ryan, Dom DeLuise and Richard Pryor, in his first appearance on the big screen.


Valley of the Dolls Nominated For/Won Awards 1967  3.4 ★ 123 mins Classic Movies Rated: PG-13  until 01-Jan-2025 
In this movie based on Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel, small-town girl Anne Welles (Barbara Parkins) heads to Broadway, where she meets Neely O'Hara (Patty Duke), who'll stop at nothing to get her name on the bill, and Jennifer North (Sharon Tate), a bewitching beauty who longs to be taken seriously. As their careers rise and fall, the starlets turn to the comforts of sex, drugs and romance -- a sure combination for drama and disaster.


Valley of the Dolls Nominated For/Won Awards 1967  3.4 ★ 123 mins Classics Rated: PG-13  until 01-Jan-2025   
A small-town girl heads to Broadway, where she meets a plucky songbird and a bewitching beauty. This adaptation of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel follows the rise and fall of the three starlets, who succumb to the lure of prescription pills.


Four Jills in a Jeep  1944  3.0 ★ 89 mins Comedies Rated: NR
Kay Francis, Martha Raye, Carole Landis and Mitzi Mayfair star as themselves -- with legendary comic Phil Silvers as their Army escort, Eddie -- in this delightful 1944 musical, based on Landis's book about entertaining the troops on a USO tour. With a touch of comedy and romance to spice things up, this fun film features appearances by Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda, Betty Grable and the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra.


Four Jills in a Jeep  1944  3.0 ★ 89 mins Music & Musicals Rated: NR
Kay Francis, Martha Raye, Carole Landis and Mitzi Mayfair star as themselves -- with legendary comic Phil Silvers as their Army escort, Eddie -- in this delightful 1944 musical, based on Landis's book about entertaining the troops on a USO tour. With a touch of comedy and romance to spice things up, this fun film features appearances by Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda, Betty Grable and the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra.


Stage Door Canteen Nominated For/Won Awards 1943  3.3 ★ 135 mins Classics Rated: NR
During World War II, New York's Stage Door Canteen served as a friendly stop for off-duty soldiers. This star-studded romance tells the tale of Eileen (Cheryl Walker), a Canteen hostess who defies policy and falls for soldier Dakota Smith (William Terry). As the love affair unfolds, dozens of Hollywood's brightest stars appear as themselves, including Katharine Hepburn, Ed Wynn, Johnny Weissmuller, Ethel Merman, Harpo Marx and Gypsy Rose Lee.


Stage Door Canteen Nominated For/Won Awards 1943  3.3 ★ 135 mins Classic Movies Rated: NR
During World War II, New York's Stage Door Canteen served as a friendly stop for off-duty soldiers. This star-studded romance tells the tale of Eileen (Cheryl Walker), a Canteen hostess who defies policy and falls for soldier Dakota Smith (William Terry). As the love affair unfolds, dozens of Hollywood's brightest stars appear as themselves, including Katharine Hepburn, Ed Wynn, Johnny Weissmuller, Ethel Merman, Harpo Marx and Gypsy Rose Lee.


Cavalcade of Comedy  1929  2.6 ★ 216 mins Comedies Rated: NR
Make way for a collection of classic comedy shorts, most of which have rarely been seen since their original release. Selections include "Fit to Be Tied," in which George Burns tries to buy neckwear from Gracie Allen; "A Broadway Romeo," in which Jack Benny takes a pretty girl to lunch and makes another man pay; and "The African Dodger," in which circus owner Tom Howard tries to convince a man to dodge the balls being thrown at his head.


Cavalcade of Comedy  1929  2.6 ★ 216 mins Comedy Rated: NR
Make way for a collection of classic comedy shorts, most of which have rarely been seen since their original release. Selections include "Fit to Be Tied," in which George Burns tries to buy neckwear from Gracie Allen; "A Broadway Romeo," in which Jack Benny takes a pretty girl to lunch and makes another man pay; and "The African Dodger," in which circus owner Tom Howard tries to convince a man to dodge the balls being thrown at his head.

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