Search results for "Robert Benchley"
You’ll Never Get Rich

You’ll Never Get Rich

You’ll Never Get Rich
IMDb: 6.8
88

A Broadway choreographer gets drafted and coincidentally ends up in the same army base as his object of affection’s boyfriend.

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Song of Russia

Song of Russia

Song of Russia
IMDb: 6
107

American Conductor John Meredith (Robert Taylor) and his manager, Hank Higgins (Robert Benchley), go to Russia shortly before the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. Meredith falls in love with…

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
The Sky’s the Limit

The Sky’s the Limit

The Sky’s the Limit
IMDb: 6.4
89

Flying Tiger Fred Atwell sneaks away from his famous squadron’s personal appearance tour and goes incognito for several days of leave. He quickly falls for photographer Joan Manion, pursuing her…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Syncopation

Syncopation

Syncopation
IMDb: 6.2
88

A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.

Genre: Music, Romance
How to Raise a Baby

How to Raise a Baby

How to Raise a Baby
IMDb: 6.5
10

Filmmaker Robert Benchley provides a humorous look at the difficulty in being a father.

An Hour for Lunch

An Hour for Lunch

An Hour for Lunch
IMDb: 6.3
9

Benchley shows how to budget one’s time during lunch hour to get things done efficiently. Unfortunately, things don’t go as planned.

Genre: Comedy
The Stork Club

The Stork Club

The Stork Club
IMDb: 6.5
90

Director Hal Walker’s 1945 musical comedy stars Betty Hutton as a hat-check girl at New York City’s famous nightclub. The cast also includes Barry Fitzgerald, Don Defore, Andy Russell, Iria…

Genre: Comedy, Music
Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs

Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs

Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs
IMDb: 5.8
20

Winners of the Lucky Stars National Dance Contest – one woman from each state of the United States – are welcomed to Palm Springs. Palm Springs being the desert playground…

How to Be a Detective

How to Be a Detective

How to Be a Detective
IMDb: 5.5
9

This Robert Benchley ‘How To’ comedy short attempts to teach us how to profile criminals by physical characteristics.

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Nice Girl?

Nice Girl?

Nice Girl?
IMDb: 6.7
91

Jane is a nice girl and has had her eyes on a young man who seems more interested in his hand-built car than in Jane. She decides to shed her…

Genre: Comedy
The Sex Life of the Polyp

The Sex Life of the Polyp

The Sex Life of the Polyp
IMDb: 5.3
11

Dr. Benchley is addressing the Ladies Club on the subject of the reproductive habits of the polyp, a small aquatic organism. Although he is not able to display his live…

Genre: Comedy
Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent
IMDb: 7.5
120

The European war was only beginning to erupt across national borders. Johnny Jones, an American crime reporter dispatched by his New York publisher to put a fresh spin on the…

Genre: Mystery, Thriller, War
The Trouble with Husbands

The Trouble with Husbands

The Trouble with Husbands
IMDb: 6.8
11

Benchley, in his own unique way, starts to drive his wife crazy. First he waits until just as she is serving dinner before he goes to wash his hands and…

The Reluctant Dragon

The Reluctant Dragon

The Reluctant Dragon
IMDb: 6.9
74

Humorist Robert Benchley attempts to find Walt Disney to ask him to adapt a short story about a gentle dragon who would rather recite poetry than be ferocious. Along the…

Crime Control

Crime Control

Crime Control
IMDb: 6.6
10

A police officer alerts his audience to the fact that inanimate objects can be as dangerous as human criminals. He then displays several offenders that have recently been brought in….

Nothing But Nerves

Nothing But Nerves

Nothing But Nerves
IMDb: 5.9
10

After some investigation, Robert Benchley finds his nerves are in a bad state. He has the jitters so bad he can’t hold his cup still enough to drink his coffee,…

Road to Utopia

Road to Utopia

Road to Utopia
IMDb: 7.2
90

While on a ship to Skagway, Alaska, Duke and Chester find a map to a secret gold mine, which had been ‘stolen’ by thugs. In Alaska to recover her father’s…

The Major and the Minor

The Major and the Minor

The Major and the Minor
IMDb: 7.4
100

Susan Applegate, tired of New York after one year and twenty-five jobs, decides to return to her home town. Discovering she hasn’t enough money for the train fare, Susan disguises…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Waiting for Baby

Waiting for Baby

Waiting for Baby
IMDb: 5.9
10

Robert Benchley aims his keen observational skills toward expectant fathers.

Genre: Comedy
The Bride Wore Boots

The Bride Wore Boots

The Bride Wore Boots
IMDb: 6.2
85

Rich and beautiful Southern heiress Sally Warren loves horse-racing and running her horse-farm although her husband of seven years hates the four-legged mammals. Spouse Jeff Warren is a successful author,…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
I Married a Witch

I Married a Witch

I Married a Witch
IMDb: 7.2
74

Rocksford, New England, 1672. Puritan witch hunter Jonathan Wooley is cursed after burning a witch at the stake: his descendants will never find happiness in their marriages. At present, politician…