It’s a Joke, Son! is a 1947 American film directed by Benjamin Stoloff featuring radio comedian Kenny Delmar as Senator Beauregard Claghorn; the inspiration for the cartoon character Foghorn Leghorn. The film was the first American production of Eagle-Lion Films and although the film was produced on a very small budget compared to other Hollywood films at the time, it… Read more →
The Chinese Ring is a 1947 American film directed by William Beaudine. The film is also known as Charlie Chan in the Chinese Ring (American poster title) and The Red Hornet. This is the first to feature Roland Winters as Charlie Chan. It is a remake of the 1939 Monogram Pictures film Mr. Wong in Chinatown, with an identical story… Read more →
Dishonored Lady is a 1947 film noir crime film directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Hedy Lamarr, Dennis O’Keefe, and John Loder. It is based on the 1930 play Dishonored Lady by Edward Sheldon and Margaret Ayer Barnes. The film is also known as Sins of Madeleine. Hedy Lamarr and John Loder were married when they made this film, they… Read more →
For You I Die is a 1947 American film noir directed by John Reinhardt and featuring Cathy Downs, Paul Langton, Mischa Auer and Roman Bohnen. By John Reinhardt (https://archive.org/details/ForYouIDie) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Info.
Hi De Ho (also known as Hi-De-Ho) is a 1947 American musical race movie that was released by All American and has an African-American cast. The film stars Cab Calloway. He performs a number of songs in the film, including a capella versions of “Minnie was a Hep Cat” and “St. James Infirmary” with his orchestra. The orchestra also provides… Read more →
Angel and the Badman is a 1947 American Western film written and directed by James Edward Grant and starring John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey and Bruce Cabot. The film is about an injured gunfighter who is nursed back to health by a Quaker girl and her family whose way of life influences him and his violent ways. Angel and… Read more →
Brideless Groom is the 101st short subject starring American slapstick comedy team the Three Stooges. The trio made a total of 190 shorts for Columbia Pictures between 1934 and 1959. By Columbia Pictures (http://www.archive.org/details/3stooges) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Info. Movie info: Brideless Groom Directed by Edward Bernds Produced by Hugh McCollum Written by Clyde Bruckman Starring Moe Howard, Larry… Read more →