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Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Frank Tashlin]  [01 Aug 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Betsy Drake, Jayne Mansfield, Joan Blondell, Tony Randall
Plot:  To save his career, a writer for television advertising wants a famous actress to endorse a lipstick. In return, he has to pretend to be her new lover.
Writer:  Frank Tashlin (screen story and screenplay), George Axelrod (play)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Son of Paleface | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Son of Paleface  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance, Western]  [Frank Tashlin]  [14 Jul 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Roy Rogers, Trigger
Plot:  Junior Potter returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found. "Mike" is the luscious head of a gang of thieves, and Roy Barton is the federal marshal hot on her trail.
Writer:  Frank Tashlin, Robert L. Welch, Joseph Quillan
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lemon Drop Kid | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lanfield, Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Lemon Drop Kid  91 min,  [Comedy, Music, Romance]  [Sidney Lanfield, Frank Tashlin]  [02 Apr 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Bob Hope, Jane Darwell, Lloyd Nolan, Marilyn Maxwell
Plot:  When the Lemon Drop Kid accidentally steers Moose Moran's girl away from a winning bet, he is forced to come up with $10,000 to repay the angry gangster. Fortunately it's Christmas, a time ...
Writer:  Edmund Beloin (story), Irving Elinson (additional dialogue), Edmund L. Hartmann, Robert O'Brien, Damon Runyon (story), Frank Tashlin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Girl Can't Help It | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Girl Can't Help It  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Music]  [Frank Tashlin]  [01 Dec 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Actors:  Edmond O'Brien, Jayne Mansfield, Julie London, Tom Ewell
Plot:  A gangster hires a down-and-out press agent to make his airheaded girlfriend a singing star.
Writer:  Frank Tashlin (screenplay), Herbert Baker (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Artists and Models | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Artists and Models  109 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Frank Tashlin]  [07 Nov 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Martin, Dorothy Malone, Jerry Lewis, Shirley MacLaine
Plot:  Rick Todd uses the dreams of his roommate Eugene as the basis for a successful comic book.
Writer:  Herbert Baker (screenplay), Michael Davidson (play), Hal Kanter (screenplay), Norman Lessing (play), Don McGuire (adaptation), Frank Tashlin (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hollywood or Bust | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Hollywood or Bust  95 min,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Frank Tashlin]  [06 Dec 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Maxie Rosenbloom, Pat Crowley
Plot:  A singer who can't pay his bookie joins a nerdy, star-struck movie fan and his Great Dane in a cross-country convertible ride to Hollywood.
Writer:  Erna Lazarus
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
It's Only Money | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  It's Only Money  83 min,  [Comedy, Mystery]  [Frank Tashlin]  [21 Nov 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jack Weston, Jerry Lewis, Joan O'Brien, Zachary Scott
Plot:  Lester is a clumsy and awkward TV repair man who is nevertheless gifted technically. In helping out a friend, he is drawn into a mystery involving a missing heir in a rich family. He begins...
Writer:  John Fenton Murray
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Geisha Boy | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Geisha Boy  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Frank Tashlin]  [01 Dec 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barton MacLane, Jerry Lewis, Marie McDonald, Sessue Hayakawa
Plot:  Gilbert Wooley is a second-rate magician who is sent to entertain the troops in the pacific. During his time in Japan he becomes attached to a little orphan boy.
Writer:  Frank Tashlin (screen story), Frank Tashlin (screenplay), Rudy Makoul (story)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Disorderly Orderly | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Disorderly Orderly  90 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Frank Tashlin]  [01 Feb 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Glenda Farrell, Jerry Lewis, Karen Sharpe, Susan Oliver
Plot:  When he flunks out of med school, Jerome Littlefield goes to work as an orderly in a private rest home where he wreaks havoc for everyone concerned. Dr. Jean Howard is the exasperated head ...
Writer:  Frank Tashlin (screenplay), Norm Liebmann (story), Ed Haas (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Rock-a-Bye Baby | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Rock-a-Bye Baby  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Frank Tashlin]  [23 Jul 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Actors:  Connie Stevens, Jerry Lewis, Marilyn Maxwell, Reginald Gardiner, Salvatore Baccaloni
Plot:  An average television repairman must care for the newborn triplets of his former hometown sweetheart, now a famous movie star, so her career will not suffer.
Writer:  Frank Tashlin (screen story and screenplay), Preston Sturges (screenplay "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cinderfella | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Cinderfella  91 min,  [Comedy, Family, Fantasy]  [Frank Tashlin]  [18 Dec 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Ed Wynn, Henry Silva, Jerry Lewis, Judith Anderson
Plot:  This was Jerry Lewis' answer to the classic Cinderella story. When his father dies, poor Fella is left at the mercy of his snobbish stepmother and her two no-good sons, Maximilian and ...
Writer:  Frank Tashlin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lieutenant Wore Skirts | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Lieutenant Wore Skirts  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Frank Tashlin]  [11 Jan 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Rick Jason, Rita Moreno, Sheree North, Tom Ewell
Plot:  In this hilarious romp starring Tom Ewell, Sheree North and Rita Moreno, a middle-aged ex-serviceman who plans to re-enlist (Ewell) is shocked to learn that not only did he fail his medical...
Writer:  Albert Beich (screenplay), Albert Beich (story), Frank Tashlin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell  92 min,  G,  [Comedy, War]  [Frank Tashlin]  [08 May 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bob Hope, Jeffrey Hunter, Mylène Demongeot, Phyllis Diller
Plot:  During WW2, Sgt. O'Farrell's Pacific unit is demoralized when a Japanese submarine torpedoes an American supply ship containing beer.
Writer:  Robert M. Fresco (story), John L. Greene (story), Frank Tashlin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Glass Bottom Boat | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  The Glass Bottom Boat  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Frank Tashlin]  [09 Jun 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Arthur Godfrey, Doris Day, John McGiver, Rod Taylor
Plot:  After a series of misunderstandings, the head of an aerospace research laboratory begins to suspect his new girlfriend is a Russian spy.
Writer:  Everett Freeman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Susan Slept Here | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Susan Slept Here  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Frank Tashlin]  [21 Oct 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anne Francis, Debbie Reynolds, Dick Powell, Glenda Farrell
Plot:  On Christmas Eve, a struggling Hollywood scriptwriter receives a very unexpected present: juvenile delinquent Susan Landis.
Writer:  Alex Gottlieb (screenplay), Steve Fisher (play), Alex Gottlieb (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Caprice | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Caprice  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime, Thriller]  [Frank Tashlin]  [12 May 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Doris Day, Jack Kruschen, Ray Walston, Richard Harris
Plot:  An industrial designer causes chaos when she sells a secret cosmetics formula to a rival company.
Writer:  John Kohn (screenplay), Frank Tashlin (screenplay), Martin Hale (story), John Kohn (story), Bob Kane (Batman television sequence based on characters created by, appearing in Batman and Detective comics magazines)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Say One for Me | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Say One for Me  120 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Frank Tashlin]  [24 Jul 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Bing Crosby, Debbie Reynolds, Ray Walston, Robert Wagner
Plot:  Father Conroy (Crosby) has a parish which serves the acting and performance community. When one of his parishoners gets too sick to work, his daughter Holly (Reynolds) finds a job working ...
Writer:  Robert O'Brien
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Alphabet Murders | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Alphabet Murders  90 min,  [Crime, Mystery, Comedy]  [Frank Tashlin]  [17 May 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anita Ekberg, Maurice Denham, Robert Morley, Tony Randall
Plot:  Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.
Writer:  David Pursall (screenplay), Jack Seddon (screenplay), Agatha Christie (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Who's Minding the Store? | Movie Details for Director Frank Tashlin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Who's Minding the Store?  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Frank Tashlin]  [14 Dec 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, John McGiver, Ray Walston
Plot:  Norman Phiffier works as a store clerk in a large department store. Clumsy and inept, he can't do anything right. Boy are they in trouble!
Writer:  Frank Tashlin (screenplay), Harry Tugend (screenplay), Harry Tugend (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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