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Follow the Fleet

Follow the Fleet, starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
Editorial review of Follow the Fleet (1936) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers courtesy of Amazon.com Of the nine films Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers completed for RKO Pictures, Follow the Fleet falls short of the top echelon. Coming between series peaks Top Hat and Swing Time,Fleet repeats the mistake (à la Flying Down to Rio and Roberta)...
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The Big Street (1942) starring Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda

Take it from me ... a girl's best friend is a dollar! Damon Runyon's first real love story - The Big Street starring Henry Fonda and Lucille Ball
Editorial review of The Big Street (courtesy of Amazon.com)  With a curious mix of comedy and melodrama, The Big Street features Lucille Ball in one of the best roles of her big-screen career. Playing up her image as a brassy gal who knows what she wants, Lucy’s got a hard shell...
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Critic’s Choice

Bob Hope - Lucille Ball - 'You kiss better than anybody I know and I'm a critic' - Warner Brothers brings Broadway's 'Choice' comedy to the screen - Critic's Choice
Critic’s Choice (1963) starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball Critic’s Choice is the final film collaboration between Bob Hope and Lucille Ball, and is a comedy/romance dealing with the stress introduced in their characters’ marriage when Lucy’s character (Angela Ballantine) writes a play, and Bob Hope’s character (drama critic Parker Ballantine) dislikes it....
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Yours, Mine and Ours

Yours, Mine and Ours - starring Henry Fonda and Lucille Ball
Yours, Mine and Ours, starring Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda  I can honestly say that Yours, Mine and Ours is one of my family’s favorite movies.  It’s a wonderful story, about the merging of two large families (the Beardsley family of ten children, with the widowed father played by Henry Fonda, and...
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Forever Darling

Forever Darling - starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, James Mason
Forever Darling (1956) starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, James Mason  Forever, Darling a very sweet movie, and very funny as well.  I enjoyed it, and hope that you do as well.Frankly, Forever Darling is one of my favorite Lucille Ball movies.  The basic premise is that biologist Lorenzo Xavier Vega (played by Desi Arnaz)...
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The Facts of Life

The Facts of Life, starring Lucille Ball and Bob Hope
The Facts of Life (1960) starring Lucille Ball, Bob Hope  The Facts of Life is a 1960 comedy starring Lucille Ball and Bob Hope, dealing with a very serious subject€”adultery. The movie begins with Lucille Ball and Bob Hope arriving at a foreign hotel kissing, and with Lucille Ball asking the...
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Her Husband’s Affairs

Her Husband's Affairs, starring Lucille Ball and Franchot Tone
Her Husband’s Affairs (1947), starring Lucille Ball, Franchot Tone Her Husband’s Affairs is a comedy starring Lucille Ball as Margaret Weldon, a wife who is constantly trying to help her husband, ad man William Weldon (played by Franchot Tone) — who doesn’t want the help.  This is leading...
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Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)

Dubarry was a Lady, starring Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Red Skelton, Virginia O'Brien
Du Barry Was A Lady – co-starring Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly The basic plot of Du Barry Was A Lady is as follows: Hat check man Louis Blore (Red Skelton) is in love with nightclub star May Daly. (Lucille Ball) May, however, is love with a poor dancer (Gene...
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The Dark Corner

The Dark Corner, starring Lucille Ball
The Dark Corner (1946) starring Lucille Ball, William Bendix, Clifton Webb, Mark Stevens The Dark Corner is remembered mostly for Lucille Ball‘s role in the movie, and that’s a pity.  Not that Lucille Ball didn’t turn in a good performance; she did, playing “gal Friday” to a hard-nosed private eye...
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