When a recently deceased playboy gets to heaven and is granted one wish--granted to all newcomers--he requests that he be able to see the reactions of three husbands, with whom he regularly... See full summary »
The widow Wilson and her daughter Mary have just learned that old Mr. Middleton, who held the mortgage on their home, has passed away. They are now visited by Middleton's lawyer, Cribbs, ... See full summary »
Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's manager decides to build up the milkman's reputation in a series of fixed fights and ... See full summary »
Smugglers are using a device for controlling airplanes in flight, and newspaper reporters from Chicago are vying for the story. Reporter Elmer Lane is out to scoop rival reporter Betty Harrison, and capture her heart in the process.
Bob and Helen decide to move to California and make a fresh start. Bob wants to buy a nut farm, but Helen dreams of being in the movies. While Bob is looking for a farm to buy, Helen is ... See full summary »
Melville W. Brown
Richard Sutton and Linda Pearson are secretly engaged but unable to marry because of financial problems. Crooked promoter Gibbons offers Richard a deal but, in order to get rid of him, ... See full summary »
Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ... See full summary »
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.,
At Joe's Roadside, a popular but rundown New York roadhouse where the wealthy and not-so-wealthy hang out, a wealthy Manhattan girl and a struggling Brooklyn boy meet and fall in love. She ... See full summary »
Filmed in 1960, but not released until May 1962. See more »
Apart from the opening title, there are no other credits. An announcer says that the film is so important, there is no time for them. He runs through the leading actors and the director over the opening scene of the picture. A credit scroll does appear at the end. See more »
"When the Girls Take Over" was not the first American B movie to be inspired by Fidel Castro's revolution, but it has to be the first one - maybe the ONLY one - to make it a comedy. That's certainly a new angle, but the end results suggest why it wasn't done again, that being that the movie is extremely unfunny. That alone is enough to kill the movie, but the movie manages to make things even worse. The script is a mess. The story is often confusing, and feels like they are making things up as they go along, such as the fact that important characters are off screen for extremely long periods of time. Add some slipshod production values (such as the prominent shadow of the cameraman at one moment), you end up with one real mess of a movie. Is there anything of merit to be found here? Well, the location shooting on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico does occasionally give a visually interesting backdrop. Though since all current prints of this shot in color movie are in black and white, viewers won't be able to get the full impact of the visuals.
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