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Films To Do Your Taxes To

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  Happy (?) Tax Season from Olive Films! We hope everyone has had a blast filling out their taxes this year. As hard as it might be to take a break from all that fun, here are some films about taxes and/or accountants that would pair well with an intense personal accounting session.   IN … Continue reading Films To Do Your Taxes To

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Happy 90th birthday to Jerry Lewis!

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    Olive Films would like to wish a very happy birthday to one of our favorite comedic minds, Jerry Lewis. He might be best known for films like The Nutty Professor, The King of Comedy, and The Bellboy, but we firmly believe that we have some true gems from his career that you might … Continue reading Happy 90th birthday to Jerry Lewis!

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Who’s Minding the Store

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Dog walker, Norman Phiffier (Jerry Lewis) is in love with Barbara Tuttle (Jill St. John), an elevator operator in her parent’s department store. Barbara’s conniving mother, Phoebe (Agnes Moorehead) disapproves of the couple and is determined to break up her daughter’s romance with the incompetent boob. With hidden ulterior motives, Phoebe hires Norman to work … Continue reading Who’s Minding the Store

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One Touch of Venus

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When a long-lost statue of Venus turns out to be the genuine article on an earthly assignment, a hapless department store clerk suddenly becomes the object of a furious employer, a jealous fiancée (Olga San Juan) and the lovesick Venus (Ava Gardner) in this heavenly musical comedy of mistaken identity based on the successful Broadway … Continue reading One Touch of Venus

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The Geisha Boy

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Struggling magician, The Great Wooley (Jerry Lewis) and his lop-eared partner Harry Hare plan to dazzle audiences with magical feats during their USO tour of Japan and Korea. Jerry combines his trademark antics with a compassionate central story: an orphaned Japanese boy is drawn out of his shell by the magician’s humor and caring. The … Continue reading The Geisha Boy

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Rock-a-Bye Baby

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In a loose remake of Preston Sturges’ classic The Miracle of Morgan Creek, Goofy TV Repairman, Clayton Poole (Jerry Lewis) becomes an unexpected father of three infant girls. The girls are the children of his childhood sweetheart, now a famous actress, Carla Naples (Marilyn Maxwell). She must temporarily give up the children to protect her … Continue reading Rock-a-Bye Baby

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It’s Only Money

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25-year old orphan, Lester March (Jerry Lewis) is a radio and TV repairman who dreams of someday becoming a private detective like his friend and role model Pete Flint (Jesse White). One night, Lester sees a report on TV about the elderly owner of a successful electronic empire who’s searching for her missing nephew… the … Continue reading It’s Only Money

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Did you know…?

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Frank Tashlin‘s (It’s Only Money, The Geisha Boy, Rock-A-Bye Baby) first cartoon, “Porky’s Poultry Plant” was released by Warner Bros Studio on this day, August 22, 1936!

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