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Fancy Pants (1950)

G  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Western  |  19 July 1950 (USA)
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An American actor (Arthur Tyler) impersonating an English butler is hired by a nouveau riche woman (Effie Floud) from New Mexico to refine her husband and headstrong daughter (Aggie). The ... See full summary »

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An American actor (Arthur Tyler) impersonating an English butler is hired by a nouveau riche woman (Effie Floud) from New Mexico to refine her husband and headstrong daughter (Aggie). The complications increase when the town believes Arthur to be an Earl, and President Roosevelt decides to pay a visit. Written by Erica Schulman <ens1@psuvm.psu.edu>

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19 July 1950 (USA)  »

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Where Men Are Men  »

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$2,600,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Second of four feature films that Bob Hope and Lucille Ball made together. See more »

Quotes

[Arthur jumps onto the horse behind Agatha, only for both of them to fall off]
Humphrey: Wouldn't it be much simpler to call a cab?
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Version of Producers' Showcase: Ruggles of Red Gap (1957) See more »

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Home Cookin'
Written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Sung by Bob Hope, Lucille Ball (dubbed by Annette Warren) (uncredited)
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Greatest comedy ever!
13 August 2004 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the most memorable and funny movies I've ever seen! (and I have seen many many movies) I wasn't sure if Lucille Ball would be as hilarious as she was in "I Love Lucy" but I was wrong. She had the same sense of humor all the way through as she did in her hit TV show. She is a remarkable actress and never fails to be funny as you'll see in this movie! Bob Hope & Lucille Ball work wonderfully together, most entertaining pair ever. It is a shame they weren't in much movies together. Anyways, hurry up & see this. I swear you'll love it to bits and pieces, and you might even end up falling out of your seat laughing. (like me!)


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