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Road Show
Road Show
Actor: Carole Landis,Patsy Kelly,Willie Best Adolphe Menjou
Director: Hal Roach
Genres: Comedy
NR     2006     1hr 30min

A rich playboy commits himself to a lunatic asylum to escape marrying a gold-digging beauty.
     
     
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Actor: Carole Landis,Patsy Kelly,Willie Best Adolphe Menjou
Director: Hal Roach
Genres: Comedy
Sub-Genres: Comedy
Studio: Alpha Home Entertainment
Format: DVD - Black and White
DVD Release Date: 12/26/2006
Original Release Date: 12/26/2006
Theatrical Release Date: 12/26/2006
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 1hr 30min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 1
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

One of the worst films I've seen in awhile
calvinnme | 04/07/2007
(2 out of 5 stars)

"I really thought that it was impossible for a film starring Adolphe Menjou to be this bad. Menjou was capable of ably playing a variety of characters from villain to tarnished hero, and he was also very able at playing comedy. However, even the talented Menjou cannot save this film. The plot is that young wealthy playboy Drogo Gaines (John Hubbard) gets cold feet on his wedding day, and decides to pretend he is insane. His jilted bride retaliates by having him committed. In the asylum, Gaines meets Carleton Carroway (Adolphe Menjou), and together the two escape and join a traveling carnival. In time, and through a series of comic misadventures, Gaines falls for Penguin Moore (Carole Landis), the beautiful leader of the carnival.

The problem is that besides Menjou, the players are just not that talented, and the jokes are just not that funny. Also, neither the overall plot nor the mismatched romance is very compelling. Cut down to 20 minutes or so, this might have been an OK 1940's comic short, but at 70 minutes it just seems to drag on forever. Hal Roach was capable of much funnier stuff. I would definitely pass on this one."