Eddie sells his song to a Broadway producer and also lands a job dancing in the musical. He sends for his dance partner-fiancée Molly who brings her younger sister Pat. Upon seeing Molly ... See full summary »
Right before the dancing Tobins ought to film a new production, his wife tells Freddy Tobin that she's pregnant. So the producer desperately has to seek a replacement and starts a ... See full summary »
S. Sylvan Simon
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
A drunken college student invites a dance hostess to the big college dance and then forgets he asked her. When she shows up at school, he tries to get rid of her, but she won't leave. ... See full summary »
The Great Garrick (Brian Aherne) is the most celebrated London theater actor of his day (eighteenth century) and is invited to Paris to star at the Comedie Francaise, the most important ... See full summary »
Olivia de Havilland,
Edward Everett Horton
Dr. Gillespie tries to teach Jimmy Kildare a lesson by tossing him into a street clinic. Only Kildare gets called to take a bullet out of a suspected murderer, and when the cops collar him ... See full summary »
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 »
Robert B. Sinclair
This film's first television showing occurred in Los Angeles Tuesday 9 April 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11); it first aired in Altoona PA 16 May 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10), in Philadelphia 13 July 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), in Miami 25 July 1957 on WCKT (Channel 7), in New Haven CT 6 October 1957 on WNHC (Channel 8), in Columbus 29 October 1957 on WLW-C (Channel 4), in Portland OR 12 November 1957 on KGW (Channel 8), in Cincinnati 26 December 1957 on WLW-T (Channel 5), in Indianapolis 10 February 1958 on WLW-I (Channel 13), in Honolulu 4 March 1958 on KHVT (Channel 13), and in Hartford CT 4 April 1958 on WHCT (Channel 18); in San Francisco it was first telecast 21 August 1960 on KGO (Channel 7) and, finally, in New York City Thursday 3 November 1960 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »
True story: whilst watching this film the other night, my ten-year old son said 'I've seen this movie'. In point of fact he hadn't, but the two of us HAD watched The Nuisance, the film this is based on, some months back. The Chaser is indeed an extremely close remake of the earlier film, and it's almost as good. Starring Dennis O'Keefe as ambulance chasing lawyer Tom Brandon, The Chaser also features Nat Pendleton in one of his typical 'lug with a heart of cold' roles, as well as Lewis Stone in a fine and bittersweet performance as an alcoholic MD who issues the appropriate diagnoses for Brandon's clients. The unlikely twosome dominate the film along with O'Keefe, with The Chaser's highlight being a marvelous scene where Pendleton and Stone examine poor John Qualen, here playing a suggestible Swedish beanpole named Lars. This film is clearly inferior to its progenitor only in the leading lady department, where an icy Ann Morriss replaced the more personable Madge Evans. All in all, a perfectly good way to spend 75 minutes on a cold, dark night.
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