My favourite brunette 1947
Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. My, favorite, brunette, he's a hilarious hawkshaw.
Peter Lorre is main murderous henchman while Lon Chaney goofs his cliche dumb strongman persona. Maybe due to the public domain-ness of it all. See more » Goofs As Mrs. Only they used to be clever.
Please click the link below to receive your verification email. This is my first Bob Hope film and he was kind of hit and miss in this noir parody.
Hope has now found himself in a typical hardboiled detective film, with elements somewhat reminiscent of the previous years Notorious (including a McGuffin that involves uranium). Baroness, montay to find the missing, baron.
Bob Hope, sans his usual screen cohort Bing Crosby, although Der Bingle does make a cameo appearance here, is a frustrated advertising photographer who dreams of being a hard boiled private eye. Don't know the quality but expect it's probably reasonable may be better than the dvd I have.
It tones down on some of the Bob Hope one-liners in favorite for a plot, though it has no shortage of them. Dont worry, it wont take long. Show All Studios Hope Enterprises Paramount Country Language English Alternative Title My Favourite Brunette More "What is it?" "That's a recording machine that repeats what you say. San, quentin, tells reporters how he got there: taking care of his private-eye neighbor's office, Ronnie is asked by the irresistible, baroness, montay to find the missing, baron.
What's interesting about this entertaining little film is that the filmic ribbing came so quickly to the nascent genre and it manages to bend the rules but also play by them as well. My Favorite Brunette, the second picture in the series, doesnt quite reach the heights of its predecessor but it is amusing nonetheless. He should have been more careful about what he wished for. Anything with more than 1,000 views on Letterboxd (as of I recently acquired copies of both Michael Weldon's Psychotronic Encyclopedia and Psychotronic Video Guide and this list is all films 2019 update: this list has not yet.
However it lets the Maguffin dominate and confuse, permits too many sequences to fizzle out unfunnily and squanders the talents of Peter Lorre as the main heavy. Lamour, Peter, lorre, and, alan, ladd, director: Elliott, nugent, baby photographer. The film became such a hit that it was turned into a trilogy of similarly themed spy thrillers, pairing Hope with an attractive leading lady and a supporting cast who play things deadly straight. Written by Rod Crawford Plot Summary Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: death row prison photographer magnifying glass mansion See All (202) » Taglines: He's a hilarious hawkshaw.
Trivia The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Think I'm going to spring for a better version, though. Some funny lines like "Ray Miland was here" said by the child photographer that finds a bottle in a chandelier.
Can Ronnie beat a framed murder rap? There's some cameos too that are pretty funny on their own right.
Please reference Error Code 2121 when contacting customer service. I can handle the truth. Several days later he is on death row whiling away the hours until his execution by recounting to a group of reporters the bizarre tale of how he ended up there.