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The Good Humor Man (1950)

Passed | | Adventure, Comedy, Crime | 1 June 1950 (USA)
Biff Jones is a driver/salesman for the Good Humor ice-cream company. He hopes to marry his girl Margie, who works as a secretary for Stuart Nagel, an insurance investigator. Margie won't ... See full summary »

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Biff Jones is a driver/salesman for the Good Humor ice-cream company. He hopes to marry his girl Margie, who works as a secretary for Stuart Nagel, an insurance investigator. Margie won't marry Biff, though, because she is the sole support of her kid brother, Johnny. Biff gets involved with Bonnie, a young woman he tries to rescue from gangsters. But Biff's attempts to help her only get him accused of murder. When the police refuse to believe his story, it's up to Biff and Johnny to prove Biff's innocence and solve the crime. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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The ONLY comedy that comes in 10 assorted flavors! (original poster) See more »


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The Three Stooges' most frequent guest co-star Vernon Dent makes an appearance on the park bench, losing a shoe. See more »

Goofs

When the ice cream melts down onto Biff's shirt & jacket at the furnace, it has made quite a dark, chocolate mess. But when he runs back to the ice cream truck, to get away from the guy shoveling coal, the mess has completely disappeared from his clothes. See more »

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Biff Jones: [Buzzsaw falls into pool with Biff and Margie] Margie, look out! Sharks!
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Featured in The Soundman (1950) See more »

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Like a Saturday Matinée
15 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you enjoyed the Stooges, you will get a hoot out of the last 20 minutes or so of this film, as every possible projectile, from musical instruments, to table saws, to baseball bats and the eventual pie fight, all come into play. It is what we paid 25 cents to see way back when. Carson and Albright have great chemistry, in fact, I would say that her role was so proactive as to almost claim her as an early women's libber! The film is dotted with character actors (yes, even George Reeves, our eventual 50's Superman), which only adds to the delight. A fun, nostalgic film, which reminded me of how I spent my Saturday afternoons once upon a time!


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