After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the ... See full summary »
Edward G. Robinson,
Frisco Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. She puts her son up for adoption and he rises to prominence as district ... See full summary »
William A. Wellman
Helen Jerome Eddy
This was one of the annual "blooper" reels screened by the Warners Club, an organization of Warners actors, crew and executives. It was meant to poke fun at the flubs and bloopers that ... See full summary »
. . . the Warner Bros. narrator soberly observes (ten times!) after intermittent trumpet fanfares inserted randomly throughout this seldom laugh-out-loud short. We get to watch Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Edward G. Robinson, Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Patrick O'Brien, and many others tripping over their lines about 80 years after the fact. As Elvis used to sing in "Old Shep," "If there is a Dog Heaven where good doggies go," I'm sure these venerable boners have a wonderful home. But for those of us still among the living, it would be very helpful if the Warner Bros. Home Video people could provide optional on-screen print annotations of who all these dead people are, along with the titles of these mostly lost films. (This information could be provided as an alternate sound track, as Warner employs a large stable of California "Professors of Film" who make out like they can identify all these dearly departed. Some of these 1936 Flubbers probably got "snubbed" by the Annual Academy Awards "In Memoriam" segment 40 or 50 years prior to Joan Rivers losing out on her final two seconds of Fame in 2015.)
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