The great gildersleeve 1942 directed by gordon douglas. Gildersleeves ghost 1944 overview msn movies gildersleeves ghost 1944 overview. It is the fourth and final film in the gildersleeves series, all of which were produced and distributed by rko radio pictures, based on the popular nbc radio program, the great gildersleeve, created by leonard l. Stai cercando di guardare i guarda gildersleeves ghost film completo hd. The radio show is a1 and at the top of the heap of old time radio and had a cast that was amazing in it s greatness. The film takes its name from the broadway limited train that the pennsylvania railroad used to run between new york and chicago. The great gildersleeve movie collection dvd 1942 region 1 us. Gildersleeve, running for office, is aided by two ghosts and hindered by a mad scientist and an invisible woman. I already had 3 of these flicks and was worried about the ghost one because it. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Gildersleeve of radio fame is running for police commissioner against incumbent haley. Cinematerial is not endorsed, sponsored or affiliated with any movie studio.
Gildersleeves ghost youtube not the actual movie, which i have never found. Peaveys laugh and vocal style appeared in several loony tunes episodes so i put that into my prejudice early in the film. Gildersleeve was one of the first spinoff characters in radiotelevision history. Bumblers run into ghosts and a mad gorilla in an old, dark house. Gildersleeve was a character created by writer don quinn for nbc s fibber mcgee and molly show. The great gildersleeve is a radio situation comedy broadcast in the united states from. Actor harold peary had been with the show from its beginning, playing a variety of doctors, waiters, and store clerks.
The fourth and final film in the series, gildersleeves ghost 1944 had. Gildersleeves ghost is a 1944 american comedy film directed by gordon douglas from an original screenplay by robert e. Warner archives released a dvd collection of all of the gildersleeve rko movies in january 20. The great gildersleeve comedy old time radio downloads. Gildersleeves ghost 1944 directed by gordon douglas.
Gildersleeves ghost 1944 allmovie movies and films. The great gildersleeve movie collection, dvd, full frame, manufactured on demand, mono sound, comedyclassic, 883316692301. Levinson, which ran from 1941 to 1950, this was the first of four films in the gildersleeves series produced and distributed by rko radio pictures. Gildersleeves ghost 1944 gordon douglas, harold peary. I already had 3 of these flicks and was worried about the ghost one because it seemed to me that gildersleeve would be dead. Gildersleeve harold peary become police commissioner. Guardare gildersleeves ghost streaming ita gtrudio. The last and least of rko radios bseries based on radios great gildersleeve, gildersleeves ghost is a standard scare comedy redeemed by some enthusiastic performances. After that, the great gildersleeve often covered issues as scrap metal drives, wanting to find ways to help the war effort, such as leroy running away to join the navy, etc. You are invited to listen to and download old time radio shows here. Find more movies like gildersleeves ghost to watch, latest gildersleeves ghost. Gildersleeve harold peary discuss his chances in the.
Ghosts and an invisible girl marion martin help throckmorton p. Horrific true tale set in the late 70s australia about christine lewis, a naive 16 year old who in 1974 meets a handsome german immigrant called walter maresch working. Bad day me in english with contextual examples mymemory. The fourth and final in a shortlived series from 19421944 was gildersleeves ghost 1944. Gallery of 1 movie poster and cover image for gildersleeves ghost 1944. I wish i could be with anyone who has taken an interest in otr or has loved it for awhile, and has yet to be inducted into the gildersleeve series. Gildersleeves ghost 1944 ghosts and an invisible girl marion martin help throckmorton p. The great gildersleeve, gildersleeve s bad day, gildersleeve on broadway, gildersleeve s ghost and seven days leave. The great gildersleeve movie collection full frame. Harold peary full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. Terms of activation by activating, you agree that you want to enable cloud technology to access your xfinity stream subscription on additional supported devices like computers and tablets, as well as the tv connected to your settop dvr via comcast s network. Shop the great gildersleeve movie collection dvd 1942 region 1 us import ntsc. Gildersleeve s ghost 1944 ghosts and an invisible girl marion martin help throckmorton p.
As is expected of any series of its ilk, part of the amusement of each installment was in seeing which direction the characters would take. House film, political satire release date sep 5, 1944 usa unknown. I could tell right away that pearys gilderesleeve character was likely based on a contemporary radio show. Jul 08, 2014 this twodisc collection features five films. Gildersleeves ghost 1944 based on the radio series, someone decided that what the gentle, domestic comedy of the great gildersleeve called for was a comedy horror movie. The great gildersleeve, a sitcom aired on nbc radio from august 31, 1941 to 1957, was a spinoff from another popular comedy series fibber mcgee and. It had to do with his ancestors which are briefly in the film. It centered on the story of throckmorton philharmonic gildersleeve, who was also the main character of the fmam. The great gildersleeve is a 1942 american comedy film directed by gordon douglas.
Very basic stuff, gildersleeves ghost admittedly delivers plenty of laughs. Gildersleeve s ghost 1944 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Harold peary, marion martin, richard legrand, frank reicher, amelita ward, freddie mercer, margie stewart, emory parnell, jack norton as the drunk and charles gemora as the gorilla. Gildy heads to new york to talk pharmaceutical heiress billie burke out of closing up shop in gildersleeve on broadway 1943. Last, the spirits of two of gildy s ancestors also played by peary decide to aid his run for office in gildersleeve s ghost 1944. Sep 21, 2016 great gildersleeve the great gildersleeve comedy old time radio. Gildersleeves ghost 1944 gordon douglas, harold peary, marion martin, richard legrand, comedy. Youre entering an exquisite world that s genuine, unique, wonderful, and with. Gildersleeves ghost 1944 the character of throckmorton p. Sep 29, 2017 a year into its run, rko radio pictures felt there was enough potential in the characters and possible comedic scrapes to transpose the show and most of its original cast into bmovies the first radio show ever to make the transition to cinema. Warren mitchell, british comedy films, george burns, great films, film. At just over an hour, the movie doesnt overstay its welcome, but its not necessarily anything to write home about either.
Throckmorton p gildersleeve great gildersleeve old time. Broadway limited is a 1941 american film directed by gordon douglas and starring victor mclaglen, dennis okeefe and zasu pitts. Unfortunately, the above quoted line is the best line in the film and comes early on when the plot involves two ghosts of gildersleeves ancestors rising from the grave and deciding to help him become police commissioner. The fourth and final film in the series, gildersleeves ghost 1944 had gildersleeves ancestors, randolph and johnson, rise from the dead to help his campaign for police commissioner.
Gildersleeves ghost 1944 gordon douglas, harold peary, marion. The barely relevant title comes from the fact that the film opens in a graveyard, where two spectral ancestors of springfield water commissioner throckmorton p. All s, trademarks, and logos are owned by their respective owners. While the movies plot is surprisingly very tv sitcom, there are a few moments of laughs to be had. The great gildersleeve, gildersleeves bad day, gildersleeve on broadway, gildersleeves ghost. Hall visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. The movie unfortunately is missing a few beats and cannot live up to the radio version. The plot begins when two ghosts of gildersleeves ancestors decide to help him win an election for police commissioner by hypnotizing a gorilla of a mad scientist so. Based on the popular nbc radio series the great gildersleeve created by leonard l.
Explorer puo guardare film e dvd nel vostro notepad. Their unwilling subject is vivacious blonde terry vance marion martin, whose ability to appear and disappear at will causes a lot of embarrassment for poor old gildersleeve. Freddie mercer and nick stewart in gildersleeves ghost 1944 frank reicher in. Di download film sono dotati di con caratteristiche di. Gildersleeves ghost was the last in a series of four bpictures that were based on the popular the great gildersleeve radio program. Of course it s based on the old nbc radio series the great gildersleeve, and like most comedies that contain a gorilla, it also features a guy dressed in a gorilla suit, just so everyone can get confused. The great gildersleeves the great gildersleeve was network radios first and most successful spinoff series. This used to show up on the good old amc, and i believe it s from rko, so it might appear some time on tcm. The great gildersleeve, a sitcom aired on nbc radio from august 31, 1941 to 1957, was a spinoff from another popular comedy series fibber mcgee and molly, or fmam.
Gildersleeves ghost 1944 gordon douglas, harold peary, marion martin, richard legrand, comedy, fantasy, horror, scifi january 28, 2018 throckmorton p. Gildersleeves ghost 1944 fantastic movie musings and. Jun 06, 2017 1944 directed by william beaudine starring shemp howard, billy gilbert, maxie rosenbloom, tim ryan, jayne hazard and minerva urecal. Download rare classic and selected films, request on classic movies. This is a short video i made that journeys through old media. I thought the other 3 were great but the ghost one may be the best. Read the full synopsis of gildersleeves ghost, 1944, directed by gordon douglas, with harold peary, marion martin, richard legrand, at turner classic movies.1019 1481 597 243 1479 815 210 336 52 1331 1072 999 908 1263 16 1041 1308 977 229 1237 1228 262 779 1159 159 133 1230 304 1373 1227 1315 578 487 1275 658 1097 1451 647 128 1241 930 1035