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Category:Comedy |Director:Wallace Fox |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D43564
The East Side Kids find themselves in hot water when they help a young girl in trouble, only to find they're accused of murder. Leo Gorcey and Huntz Hall star. 61 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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SKU: D52408
Caustic comedy from Billy Wilder set in post-WWII Berlin, where dignified congresswoman Phoebe Frost's (Jean Arthur) investigation into black-market influence on occupying GIs brings her in close contact with handsome Captain John Pringle (John Lund). The problem is that Pringle is involved with nightclub singer Erika von Schlutow (Marlene ... more
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SKU: D41004
Stretched thin and self-doubting, arrogant concert pianist David Niven opts to take a retreat within the apartment house he bought as an investment. His outlook brightens when he decides to explore his landlord-tenant relationship with perky model Jane Wyman. Comic charmer co-stars Broderick Crawford, Wayne Morris, Victor Moore, Maria ... more
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SKU: D61115
Groucho, Chico and Harpo turn the North African city of mystery upside-down with laughter as they manage to get the goods on a German war fugitive. Frantic Marx Brothers fun, highlighted by a hilarious trunk-packing routine and a chase with a runaway plane, also stars Sig Rumann, Lois Collier. 85 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English ... more
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SKU: D02100
An Englishman is surprised to inherit a 3,000-year-old mummy from his uncle...but not as surprised as he is when the relic comes to life in the form of a beautiful Egyptian princess who joins him for a night on the town, then takes him back to ancient Egypt. Unique, song-filled wartime comic fantasy from England stars Robert Griffith, ... more
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SKU: D09971
Successful mystery writer Brian Aherne and spouse Loretta Young relocate to Greenwich Village, hoping the move will inspire his first romantic novel. When a corpse turns up in their new backyard, though, he gets the sleuthing bug all over again. Comedic whodunit co-stars Gale Sondergaard, Sidney Toler, Jeff Donnell, Lee Patrick. 92 ... more
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SKU: D53036
High-spirited farce from England's Ealing Studios about two Welsh coal-mining brothers who win a trip to London for a rugby match and find themselves in a series of mishaps and hilarious situations. Donald Houston, Moira Lister, Alec Guinness, and Hugh Griffith star. 83 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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SKU: D60062
Bellhop Red Skelton becomes a reluctant spy behind Confederate lines, and finds time to romance Southern belle Arlene Dahl, in this hilarious Civil War comedy. Includes the classic scene of Red walking in the midst of a battlefield with a blue-gray uniform (one of several gags supplied by an uncredited Buster Keaton). With Brian Donlevy, ... more
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SKU: D08548
Henny Youngman made his feature film debut in this funny farce in which he plays a theatrical agent who signs up a pair of understudies instead of the desired actresses for a stage show. Elyse Knox and Sally Eilers also star; musical numbers include "Time Will Tell" and "Carry On." 71 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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SKU: D08046
High school football star Mickey Rooney finds his dreams of playing for Notre Dame dashed when widowed mom Marta Linden gets remarried to stuffy Brit Ian Hunter and the whole brood has to relocate across the pond. Less than thrilled with his placement at prestigious Eton, he's headed for constant culture clashes with his stiff-upper-lip ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D36238
It's another frightful mess for Laurel and Hardy when the boys have to transport a coffin with a not-so-dead gangster in it, only to accidentally switch their cargo with a magician's stage prop. Sheila Ryan, Elisha Cook, Jr., and Dante the Magician also star. 68 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Charles Barton |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D17888
Universal tossed their most popular fiends--Dracula, the Wolf Man, and Frankenstein's monster--at their top comedy team for this slapstick horror romp, with deliverymen Bud and Lou trying to dodge Bela Lugosi's Dracula, who wants to put Costello's brain inside the Monster's noggin. With Lon Chaney Jr., Glenn Strange. 83 min. Standard; ... more
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Adam's Rib(1949)
Category:Comedy |Director:George Cukor |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D11132
Husband-and-wife lawyers Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn face the biggest case of their professional lives when they take opposite sides in the trial of a woman accused of trying to shoot her philandering husband. Witty "battle of the sexes" comedy from Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin also stars Judy Holliday, Tom Ewell, David Wayne. ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D25176
Mistaken for great hunters and shanghaied to Africa, Abbott and Costello lead crooks on a silly safari for hidden diamonds. Lots of bungles in the jungle, with guest stars like Max and Buddy Baer, Frank Buck and Clyde Beatty, and Shemp Howard and Joe Besser. Includes both the original black-and-white and the newly colorized versions. ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Charles Barton |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D11260
Mistaken for great hunters and shanghaied to Africa, Abbott and Costello lead crooks on a silly safari for hidden diamonds. Lots of bungles in the jungle, with guest stars like Max and Buddy Baer, Frank Buck and Clyde Beatty, and Shemp Howard and Joe Besser. 79 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
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SKU: D06504
First, in "All-American Co-Ed," gender-bending hijinks ensue after a macho student from Quinceton University puts on a dress and enters a beauty contest at an all-girl college whose students insulted his school. Hal Roach comedy classic stars Frances Langford, Johnny Downs, and Harry Langford. Then, the entertaining musical/comedy "Swing ... more
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SKU: D01029
What a wacky cross-dressing comedy from Hal Roach Studios! When an all-girl school insults a pack of macho guys from Quinceton University, they decide to put one of their own into a dress and have him enter a beauty contest. Let the gender-bending hijinks commence! Frances Langford, Johnny Downs, and Harry Langdon star. 51 min. Standard; ... more
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SKU: D07098
In her final film appearance, Shirley Temple reprises her role as spunky teen Corliss Archer in this follow-up to 1945's "Kiss and Tell." When Corliss develops a crush on a thrice-divorced older man (David Niven), she begins a series of fibs that leads people to believe they're dating. But chaos really ensues when Niven plays along ... more
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SKU: D03009
Paulette Goddard shines as a manipulative woman who threatens to expose a young politician for some sleazy dealings if he doesn't support a phony Argentine canal scheme in Parliament. Oscar Wilde wrote the story upon which this British comedy/drama was based. With Michael Wilding, Hugh Williams; directed by Alexander Korda. 96 min. ... more
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SKU: D60199
Fresh off their bitter divorce, Robert Young and Barbara Hale are each ready to turn the page with their respective new betrotheds (Janis Carter, Robert Hutton). Small problem: She discovers that she's carrying his child. Amusing tale of second thoughts and second chances also stars Billie Burke, Melville Cooper, Lloyd Corrigan. 83 ... more
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SKU: D59444
When Judge Hardy (Lewis Stone) heads to New York City to help bail out an orphanage, Andy (Mickey Rooney) tags along on his own agenda. He's keen on meeting a society beauty (Diana Lewis) whose photo has fixated him, and he recruits local gal pal Betsy Booth (Judy Garland) in his crusade. Fun series entry features Garland singing "Alone," ... more
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SKU: D59420
When overextended senior class treasurer Andy (Mickey Rooney) winds up overdrawing the graduation dance fund, Judge Hardy (Lewis Stone) tries to help out an impoverished young woman (Kathryn Grayson, in her film debut) by hiring her as his son's girl Friday. He'll need all the help he can get, as his disastrous English final puts his ... more
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SKU: D18456
Witty fantasy comedy that plays like the flip side of "Here Comes Mr. Jordan" (and scripted by that film's writer). Gangster Paul Muni, killed by his double-crossing partner, comes back to Earth for revenge after making a deal with the Devil, delightfully played by "Mr. Jordan's" Claude Rains. Anne Baxter co-stars. 101 min. Standard; ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Frank Capra |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D17604
In Frank Capra's filming of the popular Broadway black comedy, Cary Grant plays Mortimer Brewster, a writer and former confirmed bachelor who takes his new bride (Priscilla Lane) to visit the Brooklyn home of the two sweet old aunts (Josephine Hull, Jean Adair) who raised him. While there they encounter Mortimer's brother Teddy "Roosevelt," ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Arthur Dreifuss |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D43219
A mobster's son is made head of a phony insurance company by a group of crooks wanting to get back into the biz. The joke is that he doesn't know it's a set-up. With Mary Carlisle, Richard Cromwell and Robert Armstrong. 60 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English mono. Plays All Regions.
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Category:Comedy |Director:Howard Hawks |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D12440
"Snow White" meets the Jazz Age when a young grammarian (Gary Cooper), part of a team of eight bookish researchers working on a mammoth encyclopedia, becomes fascinated with the slangy speech of brassy showgirl Sugarpuss O'Shea (Barbara Stanwyck), who needs to hide out from the police asking about her gangster boyfriend. Madcap screwball ... more
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SKU: D20953
British comic Arthur Askey puts his heart and soul into this song-and-dance spectacular, the sunny story of a pilot and his crew of sailors who crash-land on an island inhabited exclusively by beautiful women. The boys think they've reached Paradise until they find out what will happen to them two months after they've married any one ... more
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SKU: D15918
That's just where a wheeling, dealing tycoon winds up on corruption charges, as does his socialist-minded son, who turned him in and tries to get him to change his business practices. The jailed mogul still has a trick or two up his sleeve, though, and works to keep a scheming rival from taking over his company while he's behind bars. ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Wallace Fox |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D29731
Fun and danger with the East Side Kids, as Muggsy's chance to win a Golden Gloves boxing match is threatened by crooked fight promoters. Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan. 62 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
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Category:Comedy |Director:Joseph H. Lewis |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D43185
Things get scary for Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, and the East Side Kids when a trip to a summer camp in the mountains lands them in a sinister mansion with a judge who's been targeted by gangsters. David O'Brien and Forrest Taylor also star. 68 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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SKU: D22450
Zany, oft-filmed farce stars Dennis O'Keefe as the lucky ex-soldier who stands to inherit $8 million if he can spend $1 million over two months. The laughs come fast and furious as O'Keefe frantically tries to empty his pockets on stocks, the ponies, and a classy gal. Helen Walker, June Havoc, and Eddie "Rochester" Anderson co-star. ... more
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SKU: D45563
Norah Hunter (Laraine Day) is a fabulously well-heeled woman who switches places with her secretary Sylvia (Marsha Hunt) in an effort to weed out potential suitors who are only after her money. The plan may backfire when Norah falls for a handsome Army Air Corps officer (Alan Marshal) who appears to have his eye fixed on Sylvia. Allyn ... more
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SKU: D00368
Hal Roach comedy of three movie stars who travel from Chicago to New York via train with a baby as a publicity stunt. They don't realize the tot is kidnapped, and the police are soon on their trail! Railroad buffs will delight in the many scenes of the title train in all its glory. Victor McLaglen, Marjorie Woodworth, Dennis O'Keefe, ... more
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SKU: D13393
They may have graduated, but that doesn't mean they've grown up. Former military academy pals Dan (Ronald Reagan), Billy (Wayne Morris), and Bing (Eddie Albert) are back together for more wacky hijinks. This time, the trio must pull out all the stops in order to get Bing hired on as a football coach at VMI. Priscilla Lane and Jane ... more
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SKU: D09089
British comic "Big Hearted" Arthur Askey lives up to his nickname when he dons drag and poses as a rich benefactor to keep the dean from expelling him and his rule-breaking chums from Oxford in this lively romp based on the perennially popular comedy "Charley's Aunt." Richard Murdoch, Graham Moffatt, and Moore Marriott also star. 76 ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Archie Mayo |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D97771
Based on the play by Brandon Thomas, this hilarious farce stars Jack Benny as Babbs Babberley, an Oxford undergrad who agrees to help his friends circumnavigate a strict university dating rule by acting as their chaperone. There's just one catch: He'll have to pose as a woman to do so. Now, Babbs learns just how much of a drag cross-dressing ... more
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SKU: D60090
After 20 years of maintaining their Tucson homestead as a boarding house to fund the incessant quick-buck schemes of dreamer husband Dan Dailey, Celeste Holm throws up her hands and seeks a divorce. It falls to their eccentric boarders to try and smooth things over in this entertaining bit of Americana. Natalie Wood, Alan Young, William ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Peter Godfrey |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D67300
Wonderful holiday farce stars Barbara Stanwyck as a New York food writer out to make points with her publisher (Sydney Greenstreet) by inviting a war hero (Dennis Morgan) to her country home for an old-fashioned family Christmas dinner. Now all she's got to do is find a country home, learn how to cook, and cobble together a family! ... more
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SKU: D38185
Madcap comedy from writer/director Preston Sturges stars Dick Powell as an office clerk and radio contest buff. When his co-workers trick him into thinking he's won a $25,000 coffee slogan contest, Powell goes on a wild shopping binge, with hilarious complications. With Ellen Drew, William Demarest, and Raymond Walburn. 68 min. Standard; ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Jean Yarbrough |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D25079
In order to get the scoop on a railroad president, a reporter poses as a doctor's assistant. Later, the high-strung tycoon meets two hoboes who show him how to enjoy life's pleasures. Frank Albertson, Jed Prouty, Frank Faylen, and Charles Hall star. 66 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
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Category:Comedy |Director:William Beaudine |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D43563
East Side Kids comedy has the gang pretending to be Leo Gorcey's siblings in order to impress a rich uncle from Texas. With Huntz Hall (who gets to play Gorcey's sister!), Bobby Jordan, Noah Beery, Sr. 66 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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Claudia(1943)
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SKU: D60091
In her big-screen debut, Dorothy McGuire reprised her Broadway success as the teenaged bride who chafes at the responsibilities and realities of working new husband Robert Young's farm, but comes to face her need to mature as a result of motherhood and family illness. Affecting comedy-drama co-stars Ina Claire, Reginald Gardiner, Olga ... more
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SKU: D60179
Reprising their roles from 1943's hit "Claudia," Dorothy McGuire and Robert Young return as the ever-challenged farm couple, facing new dilemmas ranging from the illness of their young son to the flirtatious attentions of neighbors Mary Astor and John Sutton. Charming comedy-drama also stars Gail Patrick, Rose Hobart, Jerome Cowan, ... more
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SKU: D61858
Returning to his small Georgia home town after retiring from the service, Col. W.S. Effingham (Charles Coburn) decides to fill his days by cranking out an editorial column for the local paper. When he starts advocating a restoration of the town square, though, the old soldier has himself a new war with double-dealing politicos. Charming ... more
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SKU: D51898
Returning to his small Georgia home town after retiring from the service, Col. W.S. Effingham (Charles Coburn) decides to fill his days by cranking out an editorial column for the local paper. When he starts advocating a restoration of the town square, though, the old soldier has himself a new war with double-dealing politicos. Charming ... more
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SKU: D57648
Facing deportation, beautiful Austrian refugee Johnny Jones (Hedy Lamarr) needs to find a husband, and fast. Her boyfriend, a wealthy American publishing magnate, is already married so Johnny enlists struggling writer Bill Smith (James Stewart) into a marriage of convenience. But there's nothing convenient about it, especially when ... more
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SKU: D60444
Having spent the war years tending to displaced children in France, nuns Loretta Young and Celeste Holm journey to a small New England town with the mission of establishing a charity hospital. The determined sisters meet the skepticism of the locals with wit, charm, and faith in this endearing tale. Elsa Lanchester, Hugh Marlowe, Dooley ... more
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Comrade X(1940)
Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D56964
In the tradition of "Ninotchka," this farce stars Hedy Lamarr as a Moscow streetcar conductor whose father talks American newspaper reporter Clark Gable into smuggling her out of Russia because of her political beliefs. Of course, not everything is as it appears to be, leading to romance, blackmail, and a wacky tank chase. Oscar Homolka ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Dorothy Arzner |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D69967
Would-be ballerina Maureen O'Hara takes her high-brow dance routines to a low-brow burlesque house, where she competes with stripper Lucille Ball for the affections of playboy Louis Hayward. Offbeat musical tale, helmed by Dorothy Arzner, also stars Ralph Bellamy, Maria Ouspenskaya. 89 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital ... more
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SKU: D21473
When one of them inherits a 10-ton truck from her uncle, three gals decide to hit the road and set up a freight-hauling service. Their first run, however, gets them mixed up with mobsters moving rigged gambling equipment from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, a runaway heiress, a fortune teller, and other crazies. Breezy comedy stars Patsy ... more
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SKU: D19852
When a penny-pinching British treasury officer finds himself the surprised recipient of a quarter-million-pound inheritance, his ecstatic family tests his resolve--and his bank account--with their free-spending ways. Charming comedy stars Cecil Parker, Hermione Baddeley, Dirk Bogarde, Glynis Johns, and Sylvia Sim. 90 min. Standard; ... more
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SKU: D45564
A reporter (Walter Pidgeon) agrees to romance a judge (Rosalind Russell) in an attempt to get her in a compromising position that will allow his boss (Edward Arnold) to blackmail her into going easy on him in his divorce case. Everything is going smoothly until Pidgeon realizes he's fallen for Russell--after he's already gotten the ... more
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SKU: D60249
It's not uncommon for a seaman to have a girl in every port, but New York river barge skipper William Bendix has managed to get himself a spouse (Joan Blondell) in Brooklyn...and another (Mary Treen) in Utica. Mate Phil Silvers concocts a scheme that'll land the bigamist boatsman in prison before he has to face the wives in this chuckler. ... more
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SKU: D38697
The residents of a small English village get help in their fight against a greedy land developer from a visiting lawyer and the local earl's daughter--as well as a 400-year-old ghost freed from his castle captivity after a German bombing--in this lively comedy/fantasy. Richard Greene, Patricia Medina, Richard Bird star. 90 min. Standard; ... more
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SKU: D27563
In this hilarious comedy, Fred MacMurray stars as an advertising executive who is trying to close an account with his wealthy ex-girlfriend, causing wife Madeleine Carroll to believe he is having an affair with his old flame. In an attempt to get even, she begins flirting with a man--unaware that he is actually a cigarette tycoon. Can ... more
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SKU: D63989
Based on the popular radio series "Lum and Abner," this down-home comedy follows the backwoods Jot `Em Down General Store proprietors (Chester Lauck and Norris Goff) through a series of misadventures as they try their hand at problem-solving, matchmaking, and playing detectives. With Frances Langford, Robert Wilcox. 65 min. Standard; ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Robert F. Hill |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D48333
A gang of streetwise kids gets help from a crook-turned-detective in stopping a counterfeiting ring in the first of Monogram's "East Side Kids" series. Leon Ames, Joyce Bryant, Dave O'Brien star. 62 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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SKU: D56978
In a plot that predated their own real-life marriage, Betsy Drake and Cary Grant star in this breezy romantic comedy about an eager husband-seeker who sets her sights on an eligible doctor. When Grant shows little interest, Drake tries everything from cozying up to her boss to make him jealous to recruiting half the town to help her ... more
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SKU: D60568
Harried businessman Paul Douglas puts himself in the red by indulging the pretensions of wannabe operatic soprano wife Celeste Holm. Is there going to be new disharmony in their relationship when he's the one revealed to have the wonderful singing voice? Linda Darnell, Charles Coburn, Millard Mitchell co-star; near shot-for-shot remake ... more
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SKU: D24166
When a botany professor marries a widow with three children, the entire family takes a madcap honeymoon vacation to the Grand Canyon. This doesn't sit too well with the instructor's scheming ex, who plots to win back the heart of her old flame. But when she meets up with the happy groom and his new clan at their destination, the stage ... more
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SKU: D60560
With a losing record, and angry alumni breathing down his neck, college football coach Fred MacMurray hasn't much time or patience for the issues of wallflower teenage daughter Betty Lynn. It's up to her to craft a solution to both of their problems in this engaging light farce. Maureen O'Hara, Natalie Wood, Thelma Ritter, Rudy Vallee ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D64556
Quick-stepping travelling salesman Wilbur McMurty (Donald O'Connor) should've kept walking past the little town of Rim Rock, as the locals shanghai him into becoming their representative for their annual footrace against the hated neighboring burg. Fast-paced, tune-leavened frolic co-stars a pre-"Kettles" franchise Marjorie Main and ... more
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SKU: D73742
It's up to the East Side Kids to ground a ring of saboteurs who are out to obtain airplane blueprints for the Axis. Keep 'em flying with Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Sammy Morrison, and the rest of the gang. 61 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D80397
There's laughs in them thar hills with the Weaver Brothers and Elviry in this vintage comedy that finds the clan (Leon, Frank, June, and Loretta Weaver) leaving the arid discomfort of their dusty farmlands for greener pastures. The journey brings them into contact with some poor travelers...and, later, some trouble with the law! Lois ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D56770
After leaving the "Our Gang" series, a teenage Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer teamed with ex-Dead End Kid Billy Halop and other young stars for this first of three "Gas House Kids" comedies. A gang of tough-talking ragamuffins from the streets of New York decides to catch some crooks and give the reward money to a disabled WWII vet so he can ... more
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SKU: D21811
Go West, young rascal! Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer and his pals are back in this follow-up to the original "Gas House Kids" comedy, this time agreeing to deliver a car to California. Little do they realize the car is one hot property, and when they reach their destination, the Kids meet a rancher's daughter who might be forced to marry a ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D21824
Our gang of Gas House Kids returns for their third outrageous adventure! This time, Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer and his cohorts get more than just starstruck when they pay a visit to Tinseltown--searching for a treasure inside a haunted house and getting mixed up with a real-life mad scientist who's attempting to make contact with the spirit ... more
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Gasbags(1941)
Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D38978
England's slapstick stage sextet, the Crazy Gang, takes on the Axis in this WWII comedy. When the balloon advertising their fish and chips stand accidentally carries it--and them--across the Channel, the fellas (Chesney Allen, Bud Flanagan, Jimmy Gold, Teddy Knox, Charlie Naughton, Jimmy Nervo) land in Nazi Germany and wind up in a ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D33910
Successful translation of the Kaufman and Hart comedy stars Jack Benny as a Manhattan businessman who gets the shock of his life after wife Ann Sheridan purchases an ancient country house. He becomes flustered by a barrage of broken plumbing, kooky neighbors, and money problems. With Charles Coburn, Percy Kilbride, Hattie McDaniel, ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D05313
Join Shemp Howard and Billy Gilbert as carnival performers who team with wacky chauffeur Maxie Rosenbloom in a haunted mansion, where they try to save an heiress from a murder plot. Along the way, our hilarious heroes must deal with plenty of spooky thrills--including problems caused by a gorilla on the loose. With Tim Ryan, Jayne Hazard. ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D18758
Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall and the East Side Kids stumble into a haunted house used as a hideout by Nazi spy Bela Lugosi in this spooky entry that features a young Ava Gardner as Hall's sister(!). 65 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
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Category:Comedy |Director:William Beaudine |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D26594
Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall and the East Side Kids stumble into a haunted house used as a hideout by Nazi spy Bela Lugosi in this spooky entry that features a young Ava Gardner as Hall's sister(!). 65 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D51941
With her assets frozen overseas, socialite June Delaney (Joan Bennett) was on the verge of being booted from her Manhattan apartment. That was until she opted to sublet to--and pretend to be the maid for--Venezuelan rubber heir Pedro Sullivan (Don Ameche), in the States to try and broker a company-saving deal. Can she keep up the front ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D22936
The end of World War II brings euphoric productivity to the citizens of London--except for Peter (Peter Graves), the lazy son of a successful hotelier. Hoping to skate by doing as little work as possible, he sets up a shady club designed to scam well-off guests with the help of Nina (Margaret Lockwood)--but the dishonest operation is ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Edward Buzzell |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D67954
It's round-up time for comedy in "Go West" when Groucho, Chico and Harpo head out for Californy in the days of the Gold Rush. Along the way they meet some modern Indians, land-grabbing villains, and the wildest train chase scene in movie history. And, there's laughs on every floor when the Marx Brothers run roughshod over an ultra-modern ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Leo McCarey |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D69491
Bing Crosby stars as an Irish Catholic priest whose progressive views are challenged within his new parish. With a smile on his face and a song in his heart, can Der Bingle win over a crusty elder father and the rest of his congregation? Charming multi-Oscar-winner (including Best Picture and Actor) co-stars Barry Fitzgerald, Frank ... more
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SKU: D23745
Horse trainer Jane Withers loved breaking in trotters on grandfather George Irving's farm and was disappointed when the old man decided to sell out. Worse still, new owner Charles "Buddy" Rogers is only interested in developing racehorses. Will a challenge race succeed in settling their differences...and getting a budding romance on ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D51443
Department store manager Sam Clayton (Gary Cooper) is a soft touch to a fault when others are in hot water, no matter how many times his good deeds come back to bite him. Will his faith in humanity finally get shaken when fate puts him behind the 8-ball, and all those he's helped are suddenly nowhere to be found? Leo McCarey's snappy ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D64929
Summoned to Washington to help speed up fighter plane production, a Detroit auto executive (Sonny Tufts) looks destined for a head-on collision with capitol bureaucracy, until a savvy local secretary (Olivia de Havilland) schools him in smoothly navigating the sea of red tape. Ticklish and topical farce co-stars Anne Shirley, James ... more
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Great Guns(1941)
Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D36243
When their hypochondriac boss is drafted into the army, servants Laurel and Hardy enlist so they can look after him at boot camp. The fellas' military mishaps make for much merriment in this comedy. Dick Nelson, Sheila Ryan co-star; look for a young Alan Ladd. 74 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D14470
The planned second honeymoon for Claudette Colbert and banker hubby Dick Foran hits a snag when Foran's best friend, foreign correspondent Don Ameche, asks to "borrow" Colbert for a trip to New York so she can pose as his wife and impress his boss.When Foran agrees, an angry Colbert decides to make him jealous by pretending to fall ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Ed Powers |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D38186
4-F Marine reject Eddie Bracken returns to his home town and, thanks to the falsified exploits in his letters to his mother, is declared a war hero in writer/director Preston Sturges' hilarious satire. Ella Raines, Raymond Walburn, William Demarest, and Freddie Steele co-star. 101 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; ... more
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Hay Foot(1941)
Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D64009
William Tracy stars as a wide-eyed draftee in the peacetime army who lands in hot water every time he inadvertently upstages his hot-headed sergeant. Hal Roach-produced featurette co-stars Joe Sawyer, James Gleason, and Elyse Knox. 45 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D62923
After a nervous realtor is given an incorrect health report stating he has three months to live, he goes into hiding, but his friends and family believe he has done himself in. In fact, they're so convinced of it, they hire a psychic to find his spirit. Stu Erwin, Glenda Farrell, George O'Hanlon, Irene Ryan star. 65 min. Standard; ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Ernst Lubitsch |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D74249
Delightful fantasy/comedy from Ernst Lubitsch that despite its title opens in the "other place," where deceased womanizer Don Ameche renews his exploits with the Devil while waiting to learn his afterlife destination. Gene Tierney also stars as Ameche's true love; with Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main, Eugene Pallette, and Laird Cregar ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:H.C. Potter |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D52987
Based on the hit Broadway play, this wacky, sight-gag-filled romp stars Olsen and Johnson as a pair of actors whose attempt to stage a musical at a swanky estate is hampered when the show's producer begins to woo one of the venue's upscale residents, the female lead is mistaken for a wealthy femme fatale, and the whole production arouses ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D49597
In her screen farewell, Norma Shearer plays a not-so-gay divorcee who's out to make ex-husband George Sanders jealous, and pays gambling debt-strapped songwriter Robert Taylor to be her arm candy. It all works to a point, until their play-acting romance becomes real. Oft-filmed comic chestnut co-stars Frank McHugh, ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D62924
Humorous lark about a harried doctor who needs help desperately, but can't get his physician niece to stay in town. The doc's got a plot, though: have the airline pilot his niece likes fake an injury. John Carroll, Ruth Hussey, Charlie Ruggles, and Ann Rutherford star. AKA: "Bedside Manner." 78 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D45565
Hedy Lamarr stars as a beautiful European princess in Manhattan on a search for the newspaper reporter she's fallen in love with. She befriends a young bellhop (Robert Walker) who mistakes her kindness for something more amorous and turns his attention away from the crippled former dancer (June Allyson) who truly loves him. Will all ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D83850
Actually, the "affairs" that come between Lucille Ball and Franchot Tone in this marital farce are of the business kind, as Tone's advertising work leads to hilarious complications. The story involves the marketing of an embalming fluid that turns out to be an amazing cure for baldness...and if wishes were horses, beggars would ride! ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Alexander Hall |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D69510
Heavenly comedy classic stars Robert Montgomery as Joe Pendleton, an amiable boxer who arrives in Paradise 50 years before his time and is given a second shot at life by the angels. Sent back to Earth in the body of a wealthy--and recently murdered--playboy, Joe must get his new life straightened out while trying to resume his boxing ... more
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SKU: D78658
After a stint in the army, "Dodo" Doubleday returns to his job on the police beat of the city paper, and what else but slapstick comedy could erupt in this laughfest from Hal Roach? Stars Bill Tracy, Joe Sawyer, and Betty Compson. 51 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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SKU: D78669
Playful little comedy stars Dennis O'Keefe and Martha Scott as newlyweds whose 48-hour honeymoon is riddled with continuous interruptions from her mother (Billie Burke) and his father (Adolphe Menjou). With Pola Negri. 72 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D23742
When spoiled Texas teen Jane Withers sends the last of her private tutors heading for the hills, rancher dad Paul Harvey decides it's time to rein her in, and send her to the San Antonio public school where uncle Lloyd Corrigan is principal. Will this off-putting brat grow up and learn to run with the pack? Joe Brown, Jr., Cliff Edwards ... more
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SKU: D77524
Mountain man-turned-G.I. Snuffy Smith (Bud Duncan) and his long-suffering sergeant (Edgar Kennedy) return for more down-home wartime laughs as they guard a top-secret rocket site in the Tennessee hills from Nazi spies. Snuffy's comic-strip pal Barney Google (he of the goo-goo-googly eyes) also makes an appearance. With Cliff Nazarro, ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D28263
Rapid-fire dialogue and memorable performances highlight director Howard Hawks' screwball revamping of the Ben Hecht/Charles MacArthur stage hit "The Front Page." Cary Grant stars as a crafty newspaper editor who plans to keep his ex-wife and former ace reporter (Rosalind Russell) from marrying a boring insurance salesman (Ralph Bellamy) ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D78656
A funny spoof on Hollywood, focusing on the adventures of several characters in Tinseltown. A movie producer tries to make a star out of a dog, a New York down-and-outer finds success as a screenwriter, and the owner of a hamburger stand becomes a studio exec. James Ellison, Wanda McKay, Ralph Morgan, and Franklin Pangborn star. 60 ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D60449
An obsessively reclusive painter (Monty Woolley), returning to Britain's shores after 20 years, capitalizes on the recent passing of his loyal valet (Eric Blore) by assuming the servant's name and identity. His problems are only just beginning when the valet's pen pal/fiancee (Gracie Fields) meets him on arrival! Fun remake of "His ... more
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Category:Comedy |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D00091
A sharp cockney lad decodes the messages of a gang of crooks in a weekly children's magazine and gets his East End pals together to halt their scheme. This British crime and comedy caper starring Alastair Sim and Harry Fowler is especially notable as the first comedy produced by the legendary Ealing Studios. Riotous romp co-stars Valerie ... more
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Category:Comedy |Director:Michael Powell |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D19033
Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's outstanding romantic comedy about a young girl who gets sidetracked by a storm on her way to marry a wealthy, elderly businessman. She lands in Scotland, where she meets and falls in love with a naval officer. Lively Scottish music and beautiful scenery highlight this delight. Roger Livesey, ... more
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