AFI’s 100 Laughs: #99 – The Nutty Professor

When I was a kid, I think I really liked Jerry Lewis’ The Nutty Professor. I think. It’s been a long time. But now? Not so much. The Nutty Professor (1963), was produced, written (with Bill Raymond), directed, and starring Jerry Lewis in what many believe is his...

AFI’s 100 Laughs: #100 – Good Morning Vietnam

I’ve decided, for no other reason than it’s there, to screen, or in most cases, to re-screen all 100 movies on AFI’s 100 Laughs list and to report back to you, faithful readers, on how the movie has stood the test of time. Or the test of my own set of preconceived...

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Happy Bert-day, Cowardly Lion!

Happy Bert-day, Cowardly Lion!

Bert Lahr was born in New York City on this day in 1895. A star in vaudeville and on Broadway, his career in the movies never really took off–except for this little picture he once was featured in, The Wizard of Oz. Happy Birthday, Bert!