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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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The interior set at Paramount Studios representing the first floor of Norma Desmond's mansion in Sunset Blvd. (1950) starring Gloria Swanson was also used in this film, giving fans of that classic a rare opportunity to see it in full color. See more »

Quotes

Humphrey: [Last lines] A kiss like that could kill a guy!"
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Featured in The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1997) 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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some of the scenes needed work
15 January 2002 | by (kansas) – See all my reviews

This movie was interesting to say the least. The first part of the movie starts a little on the slow part. The characters were firmly established but it took a little too long. Some of the scenes definitely could have been cut out and the film still would have made sense. Some of the later scenes were ok, but moved just a little too quick to fit right. The ending is less than endearing or satisfactory. Other than that, character portrayal was excellent and they were established very well. Bob Hope and Lucille Ball definitely make this movie memorable - they are really the only characters you can remember after you watch it. Ball and Hope are the only true guiding forces in the film, probably one of the only reasons you can still watch it today. All in all, a good and decent movie, but some of the scenes needed work to make it truly interesting and exciting to watch


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