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1. Bonanza (1959–1973)

TV-PG | 49 min | Western

7.4
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Creators: David Dortort, Fred Hamilton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 4,517

2. The Great Dictator (1940)

Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.5
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Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 111,617

3. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)

60 min | Adventure, History, Western

7.6
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Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.

Stars: Fess Parker, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, Dal McKennon

Votes: 776

4. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.

Writers: James Poe, John Farrow, S.J. Perelman, Jules Verne | Directors: Michael Anderson, John Farrow | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley

Votes: 15,717

5. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

Votes: 908

6. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around.

Creator: Irving Pincus | Stars: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Votes: 385

7. Lover Come Back (1961)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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A series of misunderstandings leaves an advertising executive with a campaign for a product which has not been invented yet while he romances his rival in the guise of its inventor.

Writers: Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Edie Adams

Votes: 4,338

8. The Call of the Wild (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack London, Gene Fowler, Leonard Praskins | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Jack Oakie, Reginald Owen

Votes: 1,049

9. Alice in Wonderland (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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In Victorian England a bored young girl dreams that she has entered a fantasy world called Wonderland populated by even more fantastic characters.

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, William Cameron Menzies, Lewis Carroll | Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Richard Arlen, Roscoe Ates, William Austin, Gary Cooper

Votes: 1,248

10. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

Votes: 134

11. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 89

12. The Rat Race (1960)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Tender romantic comedy about an aspiring musician who arrives in New York in search of fame & fortune. He soon meets a taxi dancer, moves in with her, and before too long a romance develops.

Writer: Garson Kanin | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds, Jack Oakie, Kay Medford

Votes: 630

13. Thieves' Highway (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.7
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A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.

Writer: A.I. Bezzerides | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Lawrence

Votes: 3,136

14. It Happened Tomorrow (1944)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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A young turn-of-the-century newspaper man finds he can get hold of the next day's paper. This brings more problems than fortune, especially as his new girlfriend is part of a phony clairvoyant act.

Writers: Lord Dunsany, Hugh Wedlock Jr., Howard Snyder, Lewis R. Foster, Dudley Nichols, René Clair, Helene Fraenkel | Director: René Clair | Stars: Dick Powell, Linda Darnell, Jack Oakie, Edgar Kennedy

Votes: 1,239

15. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

7.7
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Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. The celebrity would then be surprised with the news that they are to be the featured guest. ... See full summary »

Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Ralph Edwards, Jack Benny, Penny Singleton, Axel Gruenberg

Votes: 146

17. The Wonderful Country (1959)

Approved | 98 min | Romance, Western

6.3
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Having fled to Mexico from the U.S. many years ago for killing his father's murderer, Martin Brady travels to Texas to broker an arms deal for his Mexican boss, strongman Governor Cipriano ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Ardrey, Tom Lea | Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill, Albert Dekker

Votes: 784

18. The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)

68 min | War, Action, Drama

7.1
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The pilots of a Royal Air Force squadron in World War I face not only physical but mental dangers in their struggle to survive while fighting the enemy.

Writers: Seton I. Miller, Bogart Rogers, John Monk Saunders | Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Fredric March, Cary Grant, Jack Oakie, Carole Lombard

Votes: 497

19. The Texas Rangers (1936)

Passed | 98 min | Adventure, Western

6.7
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Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw.

Writers: King Vidor, Elizabeth Hill, Louis Stevens, Walter Prescott Webb | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Jack Oakie, Jean Parker, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 384

20. Million Dollar Legs (1932)

Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Sport

7.3
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A small country on the verge of bankruptcy is persuaded to enter the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics as a means of raising money. Either a masterpiece of absurdity or a triumph of satire, ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Henry Myers | Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Jack Oakie, W.C. Fields, Andy Clyde, Lyda Roberti

Votes: 563

21. Tomahawk (1951)

Approved | 82 min | History, Western

6.2
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In 1866, a new gold discovery and an inconclusive conference force the U.S. Army to build a road and fort in territory ceded by previous treaty to the Sioux...to the disgust of frontier ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Jarrett, Silvia Richards, Maurice Geraghty | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Van Heflin, Yvonne De Carlo, Alex Nicol, Preston Foster

Votes: 374

22. The Wild Party (1929)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Wild girls at a college pay more attention to parties than their classes. But when one party girl, Stella Ames, goes too far at a local bar and gets in trouble, her professor has to rescue ... See full summary »

Writers: Samuel Hopkins Adams, E. Lloyd Sheldon | Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Marceline Day, Shirley O'Hara

Votes: 255

23. Little Men (1940)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer operate the Plumfield School for poor boys. When Dan, a tough street kid, comes to the school, he wins Jo's heart despite his hard edge, and she ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Kelly, Arthur Caesar, Louisa May Alcott | Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Kay Francis, Jack Oakie, George Bancroft, Jimmy Lydon

Votes: 206

24. Tin Pan Alley (1940)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.6
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Songwriters Calhoun and Harrigan get Katie and Lily Blane to introduce a new one. Lily goes to England, and Katy joins her after the boys give a new song to Nora Bayes. All are reunited ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Pamela Harris | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Alice Faye, Betty Grable, Jack Oakie, John Payne

Votes: 339

25. Hello Frisco, Hello (1943)

99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress.

Writers: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Richard Macaulay | Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Alice Faye, John Payne, Jack Oakie, Lynn Bari

Votes: 308

26. Murder at the Vanities (1934)

89 min | Musical, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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A homicide detective with an eye for the ladies investigating a murder in Earl Carroll's Vanities allows the music review to continue during the investigation.

Writers: Carey Wilson, Joseph Gollomb, Earl Carroll, Rufus King, Sam Hellman | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Carl Brisson, Victor McLaglen, Jack Oakie, Kitty Carlisle

Votes: 410

27. The Toast of New York (1937)

Approved | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Notorious robber baron financier Jim Fisk, who makes and loses fortunes, tries to corner the gold market as well as the heart of a beautiful actress.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, John Twist, Joel Sayre, Bouck White, Matthew Josephson | Directors: Rowland V. Lee, Alexander Hall | Stars: Edward Arnold, Cary Grant, Frances Farmer, Jack Oakie

Votes: 656

28. Once in a Lifetime (1932)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy

6.7
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Story of a Hollywood studio during the transition from silents to talkies.

Writers: Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman, Seton I. Miller | Director: Russell Mack | Stars: Jack Oakie, Sidney Fox, Aline MacMahon, Russell Hopton

Votes: 117

29. The New Breed (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Creator: Hank Searls | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Votes: 44

30. Looking for Trouble (1934)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Joe and Casey trouble-shoot for the phone company. They try to prove that Joes's girl Ethel's boss Dan is a crook but are trapped by criminals and left in a burning building.

Writers: Leonard Praskins, Elmer Harris, J. Robert Bren | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Jack Oakie, Constance Cummings, Arline Judge

Votes: 62

31. The Stolen Jools (1931)

20 min | Comedy, Short

5.6
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Star-packed promotional short subject intended to raise funds for the National Variety Artists tuberculosis sanatorium, produced in association with a cigarette company! Plot involves the ... See full summary »

Directors: William C. McGann, John G. Adolfi, Thomas Atkins, Harold S. Bucquet, Victor Heerman, Russell Mack | Stars: Norma Shearer, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Wallace Beery

Votes: 560

32. Paramount on Parade (1930)

102 min | Musical

6.2
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A musical revue that basically has Paramount stars and contract-players doing things some had never done on screen, and wouldn't again; such as Ruth Chatteron , in a French-café setting ... See full summary »

Writer: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Directors: Dorothy Arzner, Otto Brower, Edmund Goulding, Victor Heerman, Edwin H. Knopf, Rowland V. Lee, Ernst Lubitsch, Lothar Mendes, Victor Schertzinger, A. Edward Sutherland, Frank Tuttle | Stars: Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Maurice Chevalier, Gary Cooper

Votes: 173

33. Young People (1940)

Approved | 79 min | Drama

6.6
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Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small ... See full summary »

Writers: Edwin Blum, Don Ettlinger | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Shirley Temple, Jack Oakie, Charlotte Greenwood, Arleen Whelan

Votes: 230

34. Wintertime (1943)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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Nora and her uncle get railroaded into spending the night at a broken-down hotel in Canada. After Nora falls for the handsome owner, she convinces her uncle to invest in the inn and ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Jevne, Arthur Kober, Eddie Moran, Lynn Starling | Director: John Brahm | Stars: Sonja Henie, Jack Oakie, Cesar Romero, Carole Landis

Votes: 87

35. Navy Blues (1941)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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On a layover in Hawaii two conniving Navy seamen borrow money to lay down bets that their ship will win the upcoming gunnery practice trophy, having found out that the current gunnery champ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerry Wald, Richard Macaulay, Arthur T. Horman, Sam Perrin | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Jack Oakie, Martha Raye, Jack Haley

Votes: 159

36. The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935)

97 min | Musical

6.1
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Writers: Walter DeLeon, Francis Martin, Ralph Spence, Jack Mintz | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Jack Oakie, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Lyda Roberti

Votes: 134

37. Song of the Islands (1942)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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With his sidekick Rusty, Jeff Harper sails to paradisiacal tropical isle Ahmi-Oni to bargain on behalf of his cattle baron father for land owned by transplanted Irishman Dennis O'Brien. But... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Schrank, Robert Pirosh, Robert Ellis, Helen Logan | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Jack Oakie, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 151

38. Iceland (1942)

Approved | 79 min | Musical, Romance

5.9
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Marine, James Murfin, is unaware of Icelandic customs. When he flirts with Katina her Icelandic family take his actions as a proposal of marriage to Katina. Desperately wanting out, James ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan | Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Sonja Henie, John Payne, Jack Oakie, Felix Bressart

Votes: 122

39. Shower of Stars (1954–1958)

60 min | Family, Drama

8.0
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Stars: William Lundigan, Jack Benny, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa

Votes: 40

40. Street Girl (1929)

Passed | 87 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.2
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A homeless and destitute violinist joins a combo to bring it success, but has problems with her love life.

Writers: Jane Murfin, W. Carey Wonderly | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Betty Compson, John Harron, Jack Oakie, Ned Sparks

Votes: 251

41. Rise and Shine (1941)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

5.9
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Stupid football player is kidnapped by gangsters. Lunatics abound: former footballer now dancer, professor interested in magic, gangster who makes horse noises when excited.

Writers: James Thurber, Herman J. Mankiewicz | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Jack Oakie, George Murphy, Linda Darnell, Walter Brennan

Votes: 65

42. King of Burlesque (1936)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Musical

6.5
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Former burlesque producer moves into legitimate theatre and does well until he marries a socialite. After his divorce his former top singer returns from London to help out.

Writers: Gene Markey, Harry Tugend, James Seymour, Viña Delmar | Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Warner Baxter, Alice Faye, Jack Oakie, Mona Barrie

Votes: 84

43. The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (1956–1961)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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Hosted by Tennessee Ernie Ford, the likeable singer, comedian, entertainer received his own variety show sponsored by the Ford Motor Company which gave Ernie the venue to entertain millions... See full summary »

Stars: Tennessee Ernie Ford, The Top Twenty, Cliff Arquette, Molly Bee

Votes: 26

44. Super-Sleuth (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Mystery

5.9
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An actor who plays a detective in films soon finds himself out of his depth when he tries to investigate a real crime.

Writers: Gertrude Purcell, Ernest Pagano, Harry Segall | Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Jack Oakie, Ann Sothern, Eduardo Ciannelli, Alan Bruce

Votes: 163

45. When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948)

98 min | Musical

6.8
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Vaudeville performers, Dailey and Grable, have marital difficulties when he hits the "Big Time", which are compounded by his drinking problem.

Writers: Arthur Hopkins, Elizabeth Reinhardt, Lamar Trotti, George Manker Watters | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Jack Oakie, June Havoc

Votes: 88

46. Something to Shout About (1943)

90 min | Musical

5.9
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Following three flops in a row, Broadway stage producer Willard Samson is told by wealthy divorcée Donna Davis that she will finance a show but only if she is the star. The fact she can ... See full summary »

Writers: Lou Breslow, Edward Eliscu, George Owen, Fred Schiller | Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Don Ameche, Janet Blair, Jack Oakie, William Gaxton

Votes: 21

47. College Humor (1933)

80 min | Comedy

6.5
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A college professor and the school's star football player are both rivals for the same beautiful coed.

Writers: Claude Binyon, Frank Butler, Dean Fales | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Bing Crosby, Jack Oakie, Richard Arlen, Mary Carlisle

Votes: 75

48. Northwest Stampede (1948)

Approved | 79 min | Western

5.3
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When his father dies, rodeo star Dan Bennett returns to his ranch but hires on as a ranch hand. A horse known as the White Outlaw is the leader of a herd of wild horses and Dan's obsession ... See full summary »

Writers: Art Arthur, Lillie Hayward, Jean Muir | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Joan Leslie, James Craig, Jack Oakie, Chill Wills

Votes: 70

49. Sitting Pretty (1933)

Approved | 85 min | Musical

6.9
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Chick Parker and Pete Pendleton are songwriters that are en route from New York to Hollywood to make their fame and fortune; Dorothy, a lunch wagon proprietor, joins them.

Writers: Lou Breslow, Jack McGowan, S.J. Perelman, Nina Wilcox Putnam | Director: Harry Joe Brown | Stars: Jack Oakie, Jack Haley, Ginger Rogers, Gregory Ratoff

Votes: 72

50. Colleen (1936)

Approved | 89 min | Musical, Romance

6.0
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The Ames Company makes every effort to keep Uncle Cedric away from any decisions or work. This is in the best interests for him and the company. Trouble starts when he hires a schemer named... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Milne, F. Hugh Herbert, Sig Herzig, Robert Lord | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Jack Oakie, Joan Blondell

Votes: 169