Most Popular Titles With Margaret Dumont
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1. Duck Soup (1933)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Musical, War
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.
2. A Day at the Races (1937)
Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Sport
A veterinarian posing as a doctor, a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse.
3. A Night at the Opera (1935)
Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.
5. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Another popular 1950's sitcom about a close family. The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like... See full summary »
6. Animal Crackers (1930)
Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Musical
Mayhem and zaniness ensue when a valuable painting goes missing during a party in honor of famed African explorer Captain Spaulding.
7. The Cocoanuts (1929)
Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Musical
During the Florida land boom, the Marx brothers run a hotel, auction off some land, thwart a jewel robbery, and generally act like themselves.
8. Auntie Mame (1958)
Unrated | 143 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict ensues when the executor of his father's estate objects to the aunt's lifestyle.
9. The Big Store (1941)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Musical
A detective is hired to protect the life of a singer, who has recently inherited a department store, from the store's crooked manager.
11. What a Way to Go! (1964)
Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
A four-time widow discusses her four marriages, in which all of her husbands became incredibly rich and died prematurely because of their drive to be rich.
14. Zotz! (1962)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Jonathan Jones, a professor of ancient languages, comes into possession of an ancient coin. He translates its inscription, which gives him three powers: to inflict pain, slow down time or ... See full summary »
15. Bathing Beauty (1944)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Musical
A contrived misunderstanding leads to the breakup of a songwriter and his fiancée. She returns to work as a gym teacher at an all-girls school, but a legal loophole allows the man to enroll as one of her students.
Writers: Kenneth Earl, M.M. Musselman, Curtis Kenyon, Joseph Schrank, Dorothy Kingsley, Allen Boretz, Frank Waldman | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone, Bill Goodwin
16. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–1963)
60 min | Music
Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" song and her warm kiss to all in conclusion.
17. Rendezvous (1935)
94 min | Comedy, War
In 1917 Lt. Bill Gordon is headed for France when he meets and becomes friendly with Joel Carter, niece of the Asst. Secretary of War. Finding out that he is an expert on codes, she gets ... See full summary »
Writers: Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack, P.J. Wolfson, George Oppenheimer, Herbert O. Yardley | Directors: William K. Howard, Sam Wood | Stars: William Powell, Rosalind Russell, Binnie Barnes, Lionel Atwill
18. Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)
Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Musical
Fields wants to sell a film story to Esoteric Studios. On the way he gets insulted by little boys, beat up for ogling a woman, and abused by a waitress. He becomes his niece's guardian when... See full summary »
19. Anything Goes (1936)
92 min | Comedy, Musical
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English ... See full summary »
21. Reckless (1935)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy
Wealthy Bob Harrison buys all the seats in the theatre to watch Mona Leslie's musical by himself. He loves her, her agent Ned Riley loves her. Conflict ensues.
23. Up in Arms (1944)
Passed | 105 min | Comedy, Musical
Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and makes life miserable for his fellow GIs. He's also lovesick when it comes to pretty Mary Morgan, unaware that she's in love with his... See full summary »
24. The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Falling asleep during the Paradise Coffee ("The Coffee that Makes You Sleep") Program, the band's third trumpeter dreams he's Athanael, an angel deputized to blow the Last Trumpet at ... See full summary »
26. After Office Hours (1935)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Hard-hitting news editor Jim Branch falls for high-society type Sharon Norwood but can't get to first base as he continually makes use of her knowledge of the rich and famous to try to ... See full summary »
27. Little Giant (1946)
90 min | Comedy
Lou Costello plays a country bumpkin vacuum-cleaner salesman, working for the company run by the crooked Bud Abbott. To try to keep him under his thumb, Abbott convinces Costello that he's ... See full summary »
28. The Dancing Masters (1943)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Romance
Two bumbling dance teachers help an awkward inventor sell his new invention and facilitate his romance with a beautiful socialite.
29. Shake, Rattle & Rock! (1956)
72 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A group of concerned adults try to ban rock and roll music in their town because they think that the music promotes juvenile delinquency. It's now up to a disc jockey and a hipster to ... See full summary »
31. My Friend Irma (1952–1954)
30 min | Comedy
Irma Peterson was the typical dumb blonde secretary living with a roommate, Jane Stacy, in a run-down Manhattan apartment run by Mrs. O'Reilly. A neighbor was nutty Professor Kropotkin. ... See full summary »
33. Storm at Daybreak (1933)
Passed | 78 min | Drama, Romance, War
Sarajevo June 28, 1914. Dushan, the Serbian mayor of a Hungarian town, has come to see the parade of Archduke Ferdinand. While there he runs into Geza, an old friend in the Hungarian Army ... See full summary »
34. Girl Crazy (1932)
Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Musical
New York playboy Danny Churchill is sent to a small town in Arizona, where being sheriff is very dangerous, to keep away from girls, but he decides to open a dude ranch there. He asks his ... See full summary »
35. Stop, You're Killing Me (1952)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy
After the repeal of Prohibition, a beer-maker decides to sell beer legally, but no one wants to buy his revolting beer, and he does not want to force sales.
37. Dramatic School (1938)
Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance
Aspiring actress Louise Muban attends the prestigious Paris School of Drama during the day and works at a dreary factory assembling gas meters at night. She daydreams and "acts" her way ... See full summary »
38. Born to Sing (1942)
Approved | 82 min | Action, Crime, Musical
Show promoter Cartwright has stolen the songs that Frank wrote while he was in the big house. The boys go to Cartwright to get Frank credit for his work, and Cartwright has them arrested ... See full summary »
39. Three for Bedroom C (1952)
74 min | Comedy
A film star and her young daughter stow away on a cross-country train to California. The compartment they invade belongs to a celebrated biology professor; romance blossoms. The star's manager turns up; complications ensue.
40. We're Rich Again (1934)
Passed | 71 min | Comedy
The wedding of their daughter brings many surprises, including a determined bill collector, a bad business venture, an elopement, and an unexpected windfall. They all add up to a barrel of one-liners and slap-stick.
41. Sing Your Worries Away (1942)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Musical
This package for comedy and the musical numbers has Luke Brown being drugged by the gangster operators of the swank Boathouse Inn; most notably Roxie a sexy pickpocket. Brown has ... See full summary »
43. Kentucky Kernels (1934)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy
The Great Elmer and Company, two out-of-work magicians, help lovelorn Jerry Bronson adopt Spanky Milford, to distract him. When Bronson makes up and elopes, the pair are stuck with the ... See full summary »
44. Gridiron Flash (1934)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
The Bedford College football coach cuts a deal with a talented player who also happens to be a convicted bank robber. If he stays out of trouble, the coach will get him paroled. He also ... See full summary »
45. Wise Girl (1937)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy
Snooty heiress decides to track down her dead sister's kids, who are living a Bohemian life with their uncle in Greenwich Village. Once she finds them, she discovers that the Bohemian life ... See full summary »
46. A Tale of Two Cities (1917)
70 min | Drama, History, Romance
Alcoholic lawyer Sydney Carton travels to Paris during the Reign of Terror to rescue French aristocrat Charles Darnay, husband of the woman he loves.
48. The Life of the Party (1937)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Dr. Molnac and his musical troupe; Beggs, the manager; Mitzi Martos, a singer; Mitzi's agent Pauline; society scion Barry Saunders and his "keeper" Oliver Goodwin, are en route to Santa ... See full summary »
49. Youth on Parole (1937)
62 min | Crime, Drama
Two strangers, a man and a woman, are framed for a jewel robbery and thrown in jail. After they get out, they join forces to track down the real thieves.
50. Sunset in El Dorado (1945)
Approved | 65 min | Action, Music, Western
The story involves a rather odd flashback by Dale who is visiting El Dorado, home of her grandmother. She dreams about her grandmother's adventures including a romance with a cowboy who ... See full summary »