Category Archives: Comedy

  1. The Gay Divorcee (1934)

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    December 30, 2016 by smumcounty

    With the recent release of “La La Land” (2016) in theaters, the first big budget musical in many moons, it …
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  2. Tovarich (1937)

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    January 26, 2016 by smumcounty

    At first glance, Turner Classic Movies may seem like a godsend for classic film fanatics, and, indeed, it is, with …
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  3. Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)

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    November 26, 2014 by smumcounty

    Woodrow (Eddie Bracken) comes from a long line of war heroes. His father “Hinky Dinky” Truesmith was a hero who …
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  4. Cluny Brown (1946)


    July 28, 2014 by smumcounty

    It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon in London in 1938. Hilary Ames (Reginald Gardiner) is preparing for a dinner party in …
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  5. The Penguin Pool Murder (1932)


    January 16, 2014 by smumcounty

    Stockbroker Gerald Parker (Guy Usher) is on the phone with Bertrand Hemingway (Clarence Wilson), the director of the New York …
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  6. The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (1944)


    November 28, 2013 by smumcounty

    Preston Sturges’ “The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek” (1944) begins with a harried newspaper editor making a frenzied call to the …
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  7. Sherlock Jr. (1924)

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    September 8, 2013 by smumcounty

    For a while now, I’ve been thinking about compiling a list of classic films that it would be impossible not …
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