EFC II #151 – His Girl Friday (1940)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#151 – His Girl Friday (1940)
Dir. Howard Hawks
Starring: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Alma Kruger, Gene Lockhart, Clarence Kolb, Abner Biberman, John Qualen, Helen Mack

The one hundred and fifty-first installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Howard Hawks’ rapid fire screwball comedy, His Girl Friday.

Recorded in April 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, if only on the incredible delivery of such rapid fire dialogue, which is unbelievably impressive.

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EFC II #78 – The Bank Dick (1940)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#78 – The Bank Dick (1940)
Dir. Edward F. Cline
Starring: W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Markel, Evelyn Del Rio, Jessie Ralph, Franklin Pangborn, Shemp Howard, Dick Purcell, Grady Sutton

The seventy-eighth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, a slapstick comedy starring W.C. Fields about a bumbling alcoholic who gets made a bank detective, The Bank Dick.

Recorded in September 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: No, it was a fine comedy, but unless you love W.C. Fields and his brand of humour, it’s not a must watch.