The Animal Kingdom (1932)

A romantic drama with very few comedic elements, The Animal Kingdom features a male protagonist who needs to figure out what he wants to do with his life. There is a nice role for a third-billed Myrna Loy in this film. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

Mr & Mrs Smith (1941)

When I discovered Mr & Mrs Smith, I was surprised that is was not better known, given that it starred Carole Lombard and was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. After seeing the film, I am far less surprised, as this film – which has its fair share of funny lines and moments – largely fails as a comedy. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

The Chiltern Hundreds (1949)

The Chiltern Hundreds is a highly amusing British comedy with lots of charm. David Tomlinson plays a mild-mannered young man who gets dragged into post-war party politics against his will. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

The Rage of Paris (1938)

One of the few Hollywood outings of famous French actress Danielle Darrieux, The Rage of Paris is a nice screwball comedy that will definitely keep you entertained, also thanks to a great cast including Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Mischa Auer. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

Desk Set (USA, 1957)

One of the many collaborations between Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, Desk Set does not fully convince as far as the writing is concerned. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

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