Edward Kaufman


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Hips, Hips, Hooray! (1934) -- (Movie Clip) Keep Romance Alive Some parody and invention in the opening from director Mark Sandrich (and writers Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby and Edward Kaufman), plus RKO ingenues, but mostly a quick route to singing star Ruth Etting, with a tune also by Kalmar and Ruby, opening the Bert Wheeler-Robert Woolsey comedy team vehicle Hips, Hips, Hooray!, 1934.
Hips, Hips, Hooray! (1934) -- (Movie Clip) You Can Eat The Lipstick Fetching window model Daisy (Dorothy Lee) is getting no traction with cosmetic sales, with some neat shooting by director Mark Sandrich, when we meet stars Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey (“Dr. Dudley” and sidekick) stealing her audience, early in RKO’s Hips, Hips, Hooray!, 1934.
Hips, Hips, Hooray! (1934) -- (Movie Clip) Meet That Man And Merge Shady lipstick salesmen Dr. Dudley and Andy (the RKO comedy team, Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey) have hijacked an office hoping they, with ally Daisy (Dorothy Lee), can trick her better-financed boss (Thelma Todd as Miss Frisby) into a merger, in Hips, Hips, Hooray!, 1934.
Romance In Manhattan (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Let's See Your Money Sweeping introduction to New York for hunky Francis Lederer, Prague-born, already an international stage and screen star, in one of his first Hollywood roles as Czech immigrant Karel Novak, running into trouble with Immigration, opening Romance In Manhattan, 1934, also starring Ginger Rogers.
Romance In Manhattan (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Fancies Himself A Clark Gable Well-intentioned Czech immigrant Karel (Prague-born Francis Lederer) hasn’t shared every detail about his arrival in New York with showgirl Sylvia (Ginger Rogers), who’s letting him stay at the apartment she shares with her brother (Jimmy Butler), dining out on her paycheck, in Romance In Manhattan, 1934.
Romance In Manhattan (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Diet Or Necessity? Having dived out of the steamer shipping him back to Prague from New York because he was misinformed about immigration fees, Karel (Czech-born Francis Lederer) is running out of luck until he meets showgirl Syivia (Ginger Rogers), her first scene, in RKO’s Romance In Manhattan, 1934.
Breakfast For Two (1937) -- (Movie Clip) Did I Bring Anything Else Home? Joining butler Butch (Eric Blore) on his journey through many gaudy rooms, he is surprised at first to find Barbara Stanwyck in his master’s shower, then not surprised to find Herbert Marshall, worse for wear, still in his evening clothes, opening Breakfast For Two, 1937.
They All Kissed The Bride (1942) -- (Movie Clip) There's Nothing Libelous Opening scene, Joan Crawford and hairdo dominating the board-room, as trucking firm boss "MJ," in a role originally written for Carole Lombard, Andrew Tombes and Roland Young among her staff, in They All Kissed The Bride, 1942, also starring Melvyn Douglas.
They All Kissed The Bride (1942) -- (Movie Clip) You Can Call Me Baby Neither knowing the others' identity, lady exec "MJ" (Joan Crawford), who tends to swoon when aroused, meets reporter Mike (Melvyn Douglas), who's been hounding her firm, as she tries to keep an old suitor off the grounds before her sister's wedding, in They All Kissed The Bride, 1942.