Two comedy shorts from the RKO department -- one from the Edgar Kennedy series and one from the Leon Errol series -- and a few of musical shorts from RKO pasted together with a liberal dose of Jack Paar telling some mediocre jokes and introducing the shorts as if this were all intended.
Edgar Kennedy does a pretty good domestic situation comedy -- his RKO series lasted from about 1932 until his death the year this was released, 1948; Leon Errol's ran from 1933 through his death in 1951. RKO's short subject department was pretty lively through the 1950s. You may particularly enjoy, as I did, Jesse & James, a pair of acrobatic dancers in the vein of the Nichola Brothers. Paar's comedy monologue has not aged well and his sarcastic cutting up of a couple of silent movies, including D.W. Griffith's TWO PATHS and a William S. Hart short, done the year Griffith died, is in poor taste. Griffith has, it seems, aged better than Paar.
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