Chas Addams' Mother Goose (1967)
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His original description of Gomez Addams: "Husband to Morticia, if indeed they are married at all... a crafty schemer, but also a jolly man in his own way... though sometimes misguided... sentimental and often puckish - optimistic, he is in full enthusiasm for his dreadful plots... is sometimes seen in a rather formal dressing gown... the only one who smokes."
At one point, his second wife Barbara got him to take out a $100,000 insurance policy. Addams consulted a lawyer on the sly, who later humorously wrote, "I told him the last time I had word of such a move was in a picture called Double Indemnity
(1944) starring Barbara Stanwyck
, which I called to his attention." In the movie, Stanwyck's character plotted her husband's murder; however, no one has ...
Drew cartoons with a macabre sense of humor akin to Edward Gorey
but without the malice of the latter.