actor: William Frawley

Kill the Umpire, Safe at Home (Double Feature)

April 3, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

These are two nice films and a winning double feature DVD. In "Kill the Umpire" William Bendix stars as a baseball fanatic named Bill Johnson who keeps losing his job because he goes to the ball game instead of finishing his work day. Bendix, a famous character actor in his day, has several [...]

Something to Sing About (1937)

May 10, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Something to Sing About" (1937) is a splendid movie featuring the legendary James Cagney singing and dancing. The movie features big band music and lots of great singing. This musical is about a big band leader, Terry Rooney (Cagney), who travels to Hollywood for a screen test and becomes an [...]

The Ed Wynn Show

Dove Approved for All Ages

When you think of executives, The Three Stooges aren't supposed to come to mind. That's precisely what allowed them to play against type and to their strengths in an appearance on The Camel Comedy Caravan—also known as The Ed Wynn Show, a short-lived comedy program in 1949 and 1950 that was [...]

The Bob Hope Show, featuring the cast of I Love Lucy

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

On this episode of The Bob Hope Show, the cast of I Love Lucy performs a short for the audience, featuring Bob Hope as Ricky Ricardo. Lucy takes her shot at the world of entertainment—but this opportunity involves seal training. Lucy sneaks the seal home and hides him in the closet before Ricky [...]