Most Popular Titles With Franklin Pangborn
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1. Bed of Roses (1933)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lorry and Minnie are ex-hookers who leave prison, determined to find the good life with rich men. Along the way Lorry meets and falls in love with cotton barge owner Dan. She must choose ... See full summary »
2. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy
Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.
6. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.
7. My Dream Is Yours (1949)
101 min | Animation, Comedy, Music
An agent must search for a new personality to replace a popular singer who refuses to renew his radio contract. He finds one in the form of a single mother, but complications soon occur.
8. Imitation of Life (1934)
Approved | 111 min | Drama, Romance
A struggling widow and her daughter take in a black housekeeper and her fair-skinned daughter; the two women start a successful business, but face familial, identity, and racial issues along the way.
9. A Star Is Born (1937)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama
A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.
12. The Palm Beach Story (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.
15. Design for Living (1933)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman cannot decide between two men who love her, and the trio agree to try living together in a platonic friendly relationship.
16. Flying Down to Rio (1933)
Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An aviator and band leader who is always getting his group fired for his flirtatious behavior with the female guests soon finds himself falling for an engaged woman.
18. Romance on the High Seas (1948)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Romantic misunderstandings abound when spouses suspect each other of being unfaithful, and a nightclub singer takes a cruise under a false identity.
19. Christmas in July (1940)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Romance
When the co-workers of an ambitious clerk trick him into thinking he has won $25,000 in a slogan contest, he begins to use the money to fulfill his dreams. What will happen when the ruse is discovered?
20. Carefree (1938)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A psychiatrist agrees to hypnotize his friend's girlfriend in order to convince her to accept his proposals of marriage, but she ends up falling for the psychiatrist instead.
21. Stage Door Canteen (1943)
Passed | 132 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
"Dakota," a young soldier on a pass in New York City, visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theatre and films appear and host a recreational center for servicemen ... See full summary »
22. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938)
Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Rebecca's Uncle Harry leaves her with Aunt Miranda who forbids her to associate with show people. But neighbor Anthony Kent is a talent scout who secretly set it up for her to broadcast.
24. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy
Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job ... See full summary »
25. Easy Living (1937)
Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
During the Great Depression, a wealthy banker throws away his wife's expensive fur coat; it lands on the head of a stenographer, leading to everyone assuming she is his mistress and has access to his millions.
26. Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)
Passed | 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 »
27. Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, War
Woodrow is discharged from the military for hay fever, but fabricates receiving a heroic honorable discharge before returning home.
28. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
The daughter of a penniless marquis teaches her multi-millionaire fiancé a lesson, after learning he has had seven previous wives.
30. George Washington Slept Here (1942)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy
When Bill and Connie Fuller are forced to move out of their Manhattan apartment because of their pet dog, Connie persuades Bill to buy a dilapidated old Pennsylvania house that George Washington allegedly slept in.
33. 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 »
35. Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy
Balkan Prince Henry has two wishes, to meet Lauren Bacall and see the "real" America. He befriends cabbie Buzz Williams and, without knowing the microphone is live, the two stage a debate ... See full summary »
38. Just Around the Corner (1938)
Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Musical
Shirley helps her idealistic architect father get his dream of a slum clearance project; The little miss dances with bill "Bojangles" robinson. Based on paul gerard smith's book, "Lucky penny".
40. Private Secretary (1953–1957)
30 min | Comedy
Susie is secretary to handsome talent agent Peter Sands and keeps getting messed up in (and messing up) his private life. She's assisted (usually) by receptionist Vi and semi-rival Sylvia. ... See full summary »
41. The Great Moment (1944)
Passed | 83 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The biography of Dr. W. T. Morgan, a 19th century Boston dentist, during his quest to have anesthesia, in the form of ether, accepted by the public and the medical and dental establishment.
42. Four's a Crowd (1938)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
Robert will do anything to get the big account that has eluded him. His public relations business makes public angels of rich scoundrels. Jean needs someone to save the paper and she wants ... See full summary »
44. Swing High, Swing Low (1937)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
In Panama, Maggie King meets soldier Skid Johnson on his last day in the army and reluctantly agrees to a date to celebrate. The two become involved in a nightclub brawl which causes Maggie... See full summary »
45. Mad About Music (1938)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A young woman at a girl's school in Switzerland makes up stories about and writes herself letters from an imaginary explorer-adventurer father; and is eventually put in a position where she... See full summary »
46. Crazy House (1943)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Music
Olsen and Johnson, stage comedians turned film stars, produce a star-studded musical comedy with an eccentric "millionaire" who hasn't got a dime.
47. The Half Naked Truth (1932)
Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
A barker at a down-at-the-heels carnival becomes a powerhouse New York publicity man as he transforms a sideshow dancer into a Broadway sensation.
48. The Mandarin Mystery (1936)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Two murders are committed and a $50,000 Chinese Mandarin stamp is stolen, tossed around and eventually recovered as an aggregation of costly-stamp counterfeiters are uncovered through the mastermind investigation by Ellery Queen.
49. Young and Beautiful (1934)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Romance
Bob Preston, publicity man for Superba Pictures, uses his publicity skills in an attempt to make this fiancée June Dale the most famous movie star in the world. But in doing so, he forgets ... See full summary »