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The Good Humor Man (1950)

Passed  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Crime  |  1 June 1950 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Lola Albright ...
Margie Bellew
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Bonnie Conroy
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Stuart Nagle
Peter Miles ...
Johnny Bellew
Frank Ferguson ...
Insp. Quint
David Sharpe ...
Slick
Chick Collins ...
Fats
Eddie Parker ...
John
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Officer Rhodes
Richard Egan ...
Officer Daley
Arthur Space ...
Steven
Victoria Horne ...
Bride
Jack Overman ...
Shirtless Stoker
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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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1 June 1950 (USA)  »

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Gelio horis veto  »

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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 »

Quotes

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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Wonderful comic fun
13 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie several times on broadcast television during the 1960's. The opening scene of the stuck bells remains a truly classic moment, as are the references to the comic book fan club. There is a finely crafted mystery in the film. Carson's character is boyish and charming and appropriately dim-witted but lovable. The jackass adds a wonderful measure of fun.

This film really needs to be printed on DVD for it is a great film, funnier than anything Abbott and Costello ever did. They just don't make good clean films like this anymore.

By the way.. Good Times Video did release a VHS version of this classic film. apparently, fairly highly sought after as the lowest priced via Amazon.Com was $51.00 as of 2-6-07

David Wilson


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