George Washington Slept Here (1942)

Bill (Jack Benny) and Connie Fuller (Ann Sheridan) live a decent life in New York City, but they have one major problem: they can’t find the right place to live. At their current apartment, they’ve run into trouble with the landlord, who hates their mischievous (and slightly destructive) dog. Unwilling to give up the pup, Connie naturally decides that the family’s only option is to … Continue reading George Washington Slept Here (1942)

Favorite things about… To Be or Not to Be (1942)

The favorite film: To Be or Not to Be, a 1942 wartime comedy directed by the great Ernst Lubitsch and adapted from a story by Melchior Lengyel The synopsis: Josef Tura and his wife Maria are leading players in a theater company in Poland. Living in Warsaw just before the 1939 invasion of Poland, the troupe is putting on a play about Nazi Germany. But … Continue reading Favorite things about… To Be or Not to Be (1942)