Two Guys from Milwaukee

Two Guys from Milwaukee

Dennis Morgan
Director: David Butler Cast: Dennis Morgan
Dennis Morgan
, Jack Carson
Jack Carson
, Joan Leslie
Joan Leslie
David Butler

DVD (Full Frame)

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If Paramount could rake in the bucks by teaming singer Bing Crosby and comedian Bob Hope in a series of Road pictures, then Warner Bros. could do the same. Lacking a Crosby or Hope, Warners paired Dennis Morgan and Jack Carson (who like Crosby and Hope were good buddies off-screen) and came up with the Two Guys series--which lasted two pictures. Two Guys From Milwaukee cast Carson as a wisecracking cabdriver and Morgan as a likable Balkan prince. Anxious to learn the "American way," Morgan joins Carson for a night on the town. Along the way, the boys fall in love with Joan Leslie and Janis Paige (Warners wasn't satisfied with just one Dorothy Lamour counterpart); and if you keep your eyes open, you'll see Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in a closing-scene cameo. Two Guys From Milwaukee had its premiere showing in the "beer city" of the title--which happened to be the childhood home of both Dennis Morgan and Jack Carson.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/05/2016
UPC: 0888574367794
Original Release: 1946
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 37,765

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dennis Morgan Prince Henry
Jack Carson Buzz Williams
Joan Leslie Connie Reed
Janis Paige Polly
S.Z. Sakall Count Oswald
Patti Brady Peggy
Tom D'Andrea Happy
Rosemary de Camp Nan
John Ridgely Mike Collins
Franklin Pangborn Theatre Manager
Francis Pierlot Dr. Bauer
Creighton Hale Committee Member
Cosmo Sardo Henry's Barber
Humphrey Bogart Himself
Lauren Bacall Herself
Lex Barker Usher
Charles Carson Actor
Patrick McVey Johnson

Technical Credits
David Butler Director
Harry Barndollar Special Effects
I.A.L. Diamond Screenwriter
Edwin DuPar Special Effects
Arthur Edeson Cinematographer
Alex Gottlieb Producer
Charles Hoffman Screenwriter
Frederick Hollander Score Composer
Stan Jones Sound/Sound Designer
Leo K. Kuter Art Director
Jack McConaghy Set Decoration/Design
Irene Morra Editor
Leah Rhodes Costumes/Costume Designer
Perc Westmore Makeup

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