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Phil Silvers
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Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 43 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (43)
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The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood (1980)
Xaviera goes to Hollywood with the idea of making a movie based on her famous book. However, she is stymied in her efforts by several producers who have other ideas. (Ebay)
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Goldie and the Boxer (1979)
Joe Gallagher, a down-on-his luck boxer whose life and career undergo a change when an orphaned, little girl named Goldie is left in his care.
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Racquet (1979)
Centred around a former tennis champ who swings with the girls and volleying straight sets with the rich and famous while set on owning his own tennis court.
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The Cheap Detective (1978)
Lou Peckinpaugh, the Cheap detective has entered a world that is half Casablanca and half Maltese Falcon. A parody of Bogart's films in which Lou goes through a series of scenes from the two movies trying to keep ahead of the police who think he killed his partner and find the black bird. (imdb)
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The Chicken Chronicles (1977)
Comedy set in the senior class of a Beverly Hills High School of 1969. Dave Kessler is a young student about to graduate who wants to lose his virginity before the ceremony. (BFI)
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The Night They Took Miss Beautiful (1977)
Criminals hijack an airplane that not only carries a dangerous organism that is to be used in bacterial warfare, but also five beauty contest finalists.
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Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)
In 1924 Estie comes to Hollywood to become an actress, but the dog, that followed her becomes the star. But Hollywood has its own rules of success. (imdb)
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The Strongest Man in the World (1975)
Dexter Riley and his friends accidentally discover a new chemical mixed with a cereal seems to give anyone temporary superhuman strength. (imdb)
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The Boatniks (1970)
An accident-prone Coast Guard ensign has rough times in romance--and tracking jewel thieves.
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Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968)
Carla Campbell receives maintenance payment by three former GIs who all believe to be the father of her daughter Gia. (imdb)
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Follow That Camel (1967)
Bertram Oliphant West (also known as Bo West) wants to clear his unjustly smeared reputation. He joins the Foreign Legion, with Simpson his manservant in tow. But the fort they get posted to is full of eccentric legionnaires, and there is trouble brewing with the locals too. Unbeknown to Bo, his lady love has followed him in disguise... (imdb)
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A Guide for the Married Man (1967)
Robert Morse convinces his best friend Walter Matthau that he should fool around with other women in order to preserve his happy marriage... (imdb)
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)
A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom. (imdb)
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The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure. (imdb)
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The Slowest Gun in the West (1960)
The town of Primrose, Arizona is beset by outlaws, so the towns people hire Fletcher Bissell III (A.K.A. The Silver Dollar Kid) as their new sheriff. Fletcher is so cowardly the townsfolk are sure that the local outlaws will be too proud to gun him down. This proves to be the case, and the outlaws hire their own cowardly gunfighter, Chicken Farnsworth, to go up against The Silver Dollar Kid.
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The Phil Silvers Show (1955)
Sgt. Ernie Bilko is the ultimate con man. He runs the motor pool at a small Kansas US Army Camp. Colonel Hall, nominally in charge of the base tries to keep Bilko's plans in check. Bilko runs every money making scheme that he thinks he can pull off. Midnight cruises on Landing Craft, Tank Rides, Poker games, and an interesting deal with local service stations for spare parts for jeep tires. (imdb)
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Top Banana (1954)
A filmed version of Phil Silvers' hit Broadway show about a television comic who tried to regain his ratings on TV. (imdb)
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Lucky Me (1954)
Three struggling theatrical performers find themselves working in a Miami restaurant until they meet a budding writer of a musical who is trying to convince a wealthy oilman to finance it, promising them stardom if he gets it off the ground. (TCM.com)
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Summer Stock (1950)
A small-town farmer, down on her luck, finds her homestead invaded by a theatrical troupe invited to stay by her ne'er-do-well sister. (imdb)
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Bandleader (James) involved in political campaign. (imdb)
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Diamond Horseshoe (1945)
A medical student who wants to be a crooner gets involved with a showgirl who has an ulterior motive. (imdb)
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A Thousand and One Nights (1945)
On the run after being found sweet-talking the Sultan's daughter, Aladdin comes upon a lamp which, when rubbed, summons up Babs the genie. He uses it to return as a visiting prince asking for the princess's hand. Unfortunately for him, the sultan's wicked twin brother has secretly usurped the throne, someone else is after the lamp for his own ends, and Babs has taken a shine to Aladdin herself and is bent on wrecking his endeavors. (imdb)
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Don Juan Quilligan (1945)
In this comedy, a barge captain with an Electra complex marries two women. He married the first because she laughed like his late mother. He married the other because she cooks like his mom. However, he soon finds himself in over his head. (allrovi.com)
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Take It or Leave It (1944)
Eddie Collins (Ryan) needs $1,000 to pay his wife's obstetrician. He is selected as a contestant on a special edition of Take It or Leave It, a long-running quiz show that later evolved into The $64,000 Question, in which the top prize is increased from its then-top prize of $64 to $1,000.
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Four Jills in a Jeep (1944)
Reenactments of actual USO experiences of its female stars entertaining troops overseas
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Cover Girl (1944)
Rusty Parker, a red-headed leggy dancer at Danny McGuire's Night Club in Brooklyn, wants to be a successful Broadway star. She enters a contest to be a 'Cover Girl' as a stepping-stone in her career... (imdb)
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Something for the Boys (1944)
The oddly-assorted Hart cousins: revue singer Blossom, con man Harry, and machinist Chiquita (who gets radio through her teeth!), inherit southern plantation Magnolia Manor, which alas proves to be a "termite trap" and tax liability. Fortunately, Sgt. Rocky Fulton from a nearby army camp appears with a plan to convert the place to a hotel for army wives; but to pay bills until then, they decide to put on a show. Of course, romantic and military complications intervene. (imdb)
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Coney Island (1943)
Set at the turn of the century, smooth talking con man Eddie Johnson weasels his way into a job at friend and rival Joe Rocco's Coney Island night spot. Eddie meets the club's star attraction (and Joe's love interest), Kate Farley, a brash singer with a penchant for flashy clothes. Eddie and Kate argue as he tries to soften her image. Eventually, Kate becomes the toast of Coney Island and the two fall in love. Joe then tries to sabotage their marriage plans. (imdb)
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A Lady Takes a Chance (1943)
A city girl on a bus tour of the West encounters a handsome rodeo cowboy who helps her forget her simpy city suitors. (imdb)
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Roxie Hart (1942)
To try and kick-start her show-business career, our heroine admits to a Chicago murder. But although Cook County don't seem to let dames swing, and even with top slippery lawyer Billy Flynn, it's all something of a gamble. (imdb)
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My Gal Sal (1942)
In 1890s Indiana, young Paul Dresser runs away from home and, after painful misadventures, joins Colonel Truckee's medicine show where he meets beautiful Mae Collins and has his first taste of songwriting. When the show is visited by derisive stage star Sally Elliott, he finds her unforgettably alluring; exit Mae. Paul's songs, popularized by Sally, become hits, and we follow Sally and Paul's roller-coaster love-hate relationship between atmospheric period production numbers. (imdb)
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Footlight Serenade (1942)
A boxing champ gets involved with a Broadway show and a shapely chorine...who's engaged to his new sparring partner. (imdb)
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Just Off Broadway (1942)
Private detective Michael Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) is serving on the jury trying Lillian Hubbard (Janis Carter) for the murder of Harley Forsythe. A witness with information that could clear Lillian is killed by a knife hurled from inside the courtroom. Shyane hides the knife in the ensuing confusion. He slips out of the jury room that night and, with the aid of reporter Judy Taylor (Marjorie Weaver), traces the knife to a professional blade-slinger, Count Edmond Telmachio (Alexander Lockwood). (imdb)
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Ice-Capades (1941)
Newsreel cameraman Bob Clemens, an avowed woman hater, is assigned to cover the Lake Placid exhibition of Karen Vadja, the Swiss ice Queen. He misses his plane and fails to get the footage needed for a newsreel. Deciding that if you've seen one ice skater, you've seen them all, he goes to Central Park to film a skater picked at random. He selects Marie Bergin who is wanted by the immigration people for having over-stayed her visa. (imdb)
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Lady Be Good (1941)
Songwriters Dixie Donegan and Eddie Crane are still in love after their divorce. Dixie's friend Marilyn Marsh tries to convince them to marry again, but this isn't that easy. (imdb)
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All Through the Night (1941)
Runyonesque Broadway gamblers turn patriotic when they stumble onto a cell of Nazi saboteurs. (IMDb)
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Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident. (TCM.com)
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The Wild Man of Borneo (1941)
In 1902, medicine show con man Dan Thompson settles down with the daughter he hardly knows in a New York theatrical boarding house full of eccentric characters. Forced to take a job in an arcade sideshow, he tries to con daughter Mary and his fellow boarders into thinking he's on the legitimate stage.
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The Penalty (1941)
The son of a murderer is entangled in his father's crimes and is sentenced to a rehabilitive farm, where he learns a new way of life.
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Tom, Dick and Harry (1941)
Ginger Rogers, a telephone operator, is pursued by George Murphy (a down-to earth fellow), Alan Marshal (a rich man) and Burgess Meredith (a noncomformist). She dreams what life would be life married to each of them. (imdb)
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Hit Parade of 1941 (1940)
A small radio station is saved of getting bankrupt by a backer, who invests money for a TV equipment, if the owner allows, that his dancing daughter Annabelle can dance and sing on the screen, but due to her voice, her singing had to be dubbed by the owner's girl friend Pat Abbott.But problems start, when the owner starts dating Annabelle. (imdb)
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Ups and Downs (1937)
June Daily, daughter of stockbroker J. C. Daily, is engaged to father's assistant Richard Burton, but is enamored of tap-dancing elevator operator Hal Smith. J.C. has a hot tip on stock for the Upsadaisy Elevator Company. When Richard goes out of town, June invites Hal to dinner with J.C. J.C. is no snob, and seizes the opportunity to ask an "expert" about Upsadaisy Elevators. Hal gives them a ringing endorsement, and J.C. buys all the stock he can get. (imdb)
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Success (1931)
Success (1931) - Short Film
Elmer proposes to Molly, but she says he needs her fathers permission. He wants Elmer to become a ballplayer, but his eyesight keeps getting him into trouble. Elmer also needs a new pair of glasses. (imdb)
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