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1. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

7.0
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When two bumbling barbers act as agents for a talented but unknown singer, they stage a phony murder in order to get him a plum role.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Frances Rafferty, Bob Haymes

Votes: 1,996

2. The Fuller Brush Man (1948)

Passed | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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Poor Red Jones gets fired from every job he tries. His fiancée gives him one last chance to make good when he becomes a Fuller Brush man. His awkward attempts at sales are further ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Janet Blair, Don McGuire, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 461

3. I Love Trouble (1948)

Passed | 93 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.0
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A wealthy man hires a detective to investigate his wife's past. The detective (Franchot Tone) discovers that the wife had been a dancer and left her home town with an actor. The latter is ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Franchot Tone, Janet Blair, Janis Carter, Adele Jergens

Votes: 291

4. Lust for Gold (1949)

Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Crime, Western

6.9
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Fortune seeker Barry Storm stumbles onto some clues that may lead him to the fabulous Lost Dutchman Mine, but others have tried and been murdered.

Directors: S. Sylvan Simon, George Marshall | Stars: Ida Lupino, Glenn Ford, Gig Young, William Prince

Votes: 888

5. Whistling in Brooklyn (1943)

Passed | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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Radio crime show host "The Fox" finds himself on the trail of a serial killer while a suspect himself.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Ann Rutherford, Jean Rogers, Rags Ragland

Votes: 458

6. Whistling in the Dark (1941)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.9
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Radio crime show host 'The Fox' along with his fiancée and ex-girlfriend are kidnapped by a larcenous cult who demand that he help them plan a perfect murder.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Conrad Veidt, Ann Rutherford, Virginia Grey

Votes: 740

7. Bad Bascomb (1946)

Approved | 112 min | Western

6.9
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It's just after the civil war when the elderly outlaw Bascomb and his gang try to rob a bank. They run into a trap as officers are waiting in ambush. Bascomb and the cold blooded killer ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Wallace Beery, Margaret O'Brien, Marjorie Main, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 372

8. The Cockeyed Miracle (1946)

Approved | 81 min | Fantasy, Comedy

6.8
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Man returns from heaven to make up for financial errors he made that caused harm to his family.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Frank Morgan, Keenan Wynn, Cecil Kellaway, Audrey Totter

Votes: 256

9. Whistling in Dixie (1942)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime

6.8
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Radio sleuth Wally "The Fox" Benton forgoes his honeymoon to help his wife's old friend solve a murder and hunt for Civil War gold inside a spooky mansion and fort.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Ann Rutherford, George Bancroft, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 448 | Gross: $0.22M

10. Salute to the Marines (1943)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.7
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Wallace Beery stars in this patriotic World War II drama about a tough retired Marine who is caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign, experiencing action, heroics, and tragedy. ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Wallace Beery, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen, Ray Collins

Votes: 191

11. Rio Rita (1942)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

6.6
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Doc and Wishey run into some Nazi-agents, who want to smuggle bombs into the USA from a Mexican border hotel.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Kathryn Grayson, John Carroll

Votes: 1,014

12. Grand Central Murder (1942)

Passed | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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Classic whodunit mystery film about a gold-digging variety show actress who has many enemies and is found dead in her private railroad car at Grand Central Station in New York.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Van Heflin, Patricia Dane, Cecilia Parker, Virginia Grey

Votes: 641

13. A Girl with Ideas (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A rich banker's zany daughter gains control of a large newspaper.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Wendy Barrie, Walter Pidgeon, Kent Taylor, Dorothea Kent

Votes: 9

14. Son of Lassie (1945)

G | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.5
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Laddie (Son of Lassie !) and his master are trapped in Norway during WW2 - has he inherited his mothers famous courage ?

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Peter Lawford, Donald Crisp, June Lockhart, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 662

15. Dancing Co-Ed (1939)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.4
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Right before the dancing Tobins ought to film a new production, his wife tells Freddy Tobin that she's pregnant. So the producer desperately has to seek a replacement and starts a ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Lana Turner, Richard Carlson, Artie Shaw and His Orchestra, Artie Shaw

Votes: 330

16. Washington Melodrama (1941)

Passed | 80 min | Drama

6.4
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Calvin Claymore is a wealthy businessman trying to get a bill passed to help the starving children of Europe at the outbreak of World War 2. He meets a dancer at a night club, escorts her ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Frank Morgan, Ann Rutherford, Kent Taylor, Dan Dailey

Votes: 160

17. These Glamour Girls (1939)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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A drunken college student invites a dance hostess to the big college dance and then forgets he asked her. When she shows up at school, he tries to get rid of her, but she won't leave. ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lana Turner, Tom Brown, Richard Carlson

Votes: 330

18. Song of the Open Road (1944)

Passed | 93 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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Child film star Jane Powell, fed up with her every move being stage managed by her stage mother, runs away and joins the U.S. Crop Corps, a small army of young folks staying at youth ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Bonita Granville, W.C. Fields

Votes: 95

19. Tish (1942)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Letitia "Tish" Carberry, an eccentric New England spinster, lives with her nephew, Charlie Sands, and her two cronies, Aggie Pilkington and Lizzie Wilkins, live in a near-by boarding house.... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Marjorie Main, Zasu Pitts, Aline MacMahon, Susan Peters

Votes: 185

20. Dulcy (1940)

Passed | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A dizzy young woman aranges to turn her inventor-boyfriend's vacation into a chance meeting with a possible investor who happens to be her brother's future father-in-law. And Wacky stuff happens.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Ann Sothern, Ian Hunter, Roland Young, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 199

21. The Nurse from Brooklyn (1938)

65 min | Drama

6.3
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A nurse's younger brother is caught in a shootout between a criminal gang and the police, and he is shot and killed. The officer who is accused of shooting the man knows that he didn't do ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Sally Eilers, Paul Kelly, Larry J. Blake, Maurice Murphy

Votes: 7

22. The Bugle Sounds (1942)

Passed | 102 min | Drama, War

6.2
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Sergeant "Hap" Doan, heartbroken that the Nineteenth Cavalry, in which he has served for so many years, is to be mechanized and replenished with twenty recent draftees, goes on a drinking ... See full summary »

Directors: S. Sylvan Simon, Richard Thorpe | Stars: Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main, Lewis Stone, George Bancroft

Votes: 147

23. The Crime of Doctor Hallet (1938)

Approved | 68 min | Drama

6.2
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Doctor in jungle works on cure for fever.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Josephine Hutchinson, William Gargan, Barbara Read

Votes: 33

24. Her Husband's Affairs (1947)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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A scientist invents a formula that removes old, thinning hair and replaces it with thick, new hair. Complications ensue.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Lucille Ball, Franchot Tone, Edward Everett Horton, Mikhail Rasumny

Votes: 247

25. The Thrill of Brazil (1946)

Approved | 91 min | Musical

6.1
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Steve, revue producer in Rio de Janeiro, is still in love with his ex-wife Vicki, his star Linda is in love with Steve and Tito is in love with Linda. Because of this they all get small ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Evelyn Keyes, Keenan Wynn, Ann Miller, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 124

26. Four Girls in White (1939)

Passed | 73 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Four student nurses cope with life and career problems while interning at a major hospital.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Florence Rice, Una Merkel, Ann Rutherford, Mary Howard

Votes: 194

27. Two Girls on Broadway (1940)

Passed | 73 min | Musical, Romance

6.0
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Eddie sells his song to a Broadway producer and also lands a job dancing in the musical. He sends for his dance partner-fiancée Molly who brings her younger sister Pat. Upon seeing Molly ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Lana Turner, Joan Blondell, George Murphy, Kent Taylor

Votes: 283

28. Keeping Company (1940)

Passed | 80 min | Drama

6.0
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A real estate agent and his wife try to advise their eldest daughter about marriage.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Frank Morgan, Ann Rutherford, John Shelton, Irene Rich

Votes: 123

29. Sporting Blood (1940)

Passed | 82 min | Drama

6.0
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Myles Vanders feuds with hardnosed stable owner Davis Lockwood. Myles takes revenge by romancing and marrying Lockwood's daughter Linda. But as the big race looms nearer, Myles is ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Robert Young, Maureen O'Sullivan, Lewis Stone, William Gargan

Votes: 82

30. The Kid from Texas (1939)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.3
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A loud-mouthed Texas cowpuncher tries his hand at polo finding himself at odds with high society and trying to save a floundering Wild West show.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Florence Rice, John Hubbard, Jessie Ralph

Votes: 115

31. The Road to Reno (1938)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

5.2
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Screwball comedy western about a socialite who wants divorced from a rancher.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Randolph Scott, Hope Hampton, Glenda Farrell, Helen Broderick

Votes: 13

32. Spring Madness (1938)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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In their last semester at Harvard, Sam Thatcher and his roommate, who is nicknamed "The Lippencott", have grand ideas of seeing the remote corners of the world, they having booked passage ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Maureen O'Sullivan, Lew Ayres, Ruth Hussey, Burgess Meredith

Votes: 188

33. Prescription for Romance (1937)

70 min | Romance, Comedy

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Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Wendy Barrie, Kent Taylor, Frank Jenks, Mischa Auer



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