Nick Musuraca




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The Stupor-Visor (1938)

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Half Shot At Sunrise (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Nothing But Love French Olga (Leni Stengel) is actually plotting to save AWOL American soldier Gilbert (Robert Woolsey) from the firing squad, though he still thinks he’s fooling her, all of which prompts another cute original tune by Harry Tierney and Anne Caldwell, in the RKO (Bert) Wheeler & Woolsey comedy, Half Shot At Sunrise, 1930.
Half Shot At Sunrise (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Love, Honor And Oh Baby! Frustrated American MP’s in Paris (Jack Rutherford and Charles Sullivan) set up the first scene for the AWOL buck privates they can’t find, the stars Bert Wheeler and (bespectacled) Robert Woolsey as Tommy and Gilbert, scamming the cops and chasing girls, early in RKO’s Half Shot At Sunrise, 1930.
Half Shot At Sunrise (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Whistling The Blues Away Frisky daughter of an American colonel in WWI Paris, Dorothy Lee as Annette has just met AWOL private Tommy (Bert Wheeler), leading to an original, music by Harry Tierney and lyrics by Anne Caldwell, the co-screenwriter and famed librettist, in the RKO Wheeler & Woolsey comedy, Half Shot At Sunrise, 1930.
Everything's Rosie (1931) -- (Movie Clip) We've Been In Muddier Towns Now doing a gypsy schtick at the traveling carnival, Anita Louise, the title character, meets good-natured local law student Billy (John Darrow), while her partner (Robert Woolsey as Droop, now telling fortunes) processes an uncredited customer, in RKO’s Woolsey-without-Wheeler programmer Everything’s Rosie, 1931.
Golden Boy (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Monarch Of The Masses! Joe Bonaparte (William Holden), with morally compromised supporters Adolphe Menjou and Barbara Stanwyck in the crowd, wins his fight with Chocolate Drop (James "Cannonball Green) then gets bad news from fight commissioner Driscoll (Stanley Andrews) in Columbia's Golden Boy, 1939.
Golden Boy (1939) -- (Movie Clip) You Better Than That! Violinist Joe (William Holden) breaks the news to his dad (Lee J. Cobb, who was only seven years older) about his boxing ambitions in Golden Boy, 1939, from Clifford Odets' play.
Too Much, Too Soon (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Certainly Not Jack Barrymore Dorothy Malone, age 33, plays teen Diana Barrymore, ca. 1935, first with Neva Patterson, age 36, as her divorced mom Blanche Oelrichs, who thinks she should not visit her father John (played by Barrymore drinking buddy Errol Flynn), early in the bio-pic Too Much, Too Soon, 1958.
Too Much, Too Soon (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Once More Unto The Breach Dorothy Malone is the star of the bio-pic, here as teenage Diana Barrymore, dining on a yacht with Errol Flynn as her long-estranged father (and his friend) John, offering Henry V for friends on another boat, in Too Much, Too Soon, 1958.
Story Of Mankind, The (1957) -- (Movie Clip) Cleopatra "Spirit Of Man" (Ronald Colman) yields to the devil "Mr. Scratch" (Vincent Price), who introduces a brunette Virginia Mayo, playing a gleeful Cleopatra, with her brother and Julius Caesar (Bart Mattson, Reginald Sheffield), before the universal court in Irwin Allen's The Story Of Mankind, 1957.
Story Of Mankind, The (1957) -- (Movie Clip) Adam To The Stand Following the introduction of the cloying "Mr. Scratch," a.k.a. Satan (Vincent Price) to the most supreme court headed by Cedric Hardwicke, the "Spirit of Man" (Ronald Colman, in his last film) joins the argument, early in Irwin Allen's widely derided omnibus The Story Of Mankind,1957.
Story Of Mankind, The (1957) -- (Movie Clip) This Was Moses In arguments before the celestial court, "Sprirt Of Man" (Ronald Colman) and the satanic "Mr. Scratch (Vincent Price) cite Moses (Francis X. Bushman), the uncredited voice of God and silent Helen of Troy (Dani Crayne), in writer-producer-director Irwin Allen's The Story Of Mankind, 1957.
Smart Woman (1931) -- (Movie Clip) He's In Philadelphia Happily married Nancy (Mary Astor) arriving in New York with her platonic shipboard friend Sir Guy (John Halliday), met not by her husband but by friend Bill (Edward Everett Horton) who, with wife Sally (Ruth Weston) has bad news to deliver, early in Gregory La Cava's Smart Woman, 1931.