...And Also Selected Shorts

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  • Once Over, Light

    Movie

    Gracie plays fun and games with George when he comes into the barber shop for a manicure.

  • The Pharmacist

    W.C. Fields plays a henpecked but stoic pharmacist who tries to maintain his precarious balance while dealing with demanding customers and his dysfunctional family.

  • Pool Sharks

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this short silent classic W.C. Fields short, in which two romantic rivals play pool for the hand of their lady love.

  • Pulling a Bone

    Movie

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this classic comedy short starring George Burns and Gracie Allen.

  • Retour à la Raison

    The surviving fragment of Man Ray's first "underground" film produced in France.

  • Rhapsody in Black and Blue

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this classic jazz short starring Louis Armstrong. A husband who listens to jazz instead of mopping the floor is brained with a mop by his wife. He dreams he's King of Jazzmania, a land of soapsuds where Louis Armstrong performs “I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You ...

  • St. Louis Blues

    Legendary blues singer Bessie Smith and the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra tell the story of a woman who is deserted by her boyfriend for a St. Louis floozy. She then sings the title song, an elaborate ten-minute production number with dance sequences and a chorus by the Hall Johnson Choir.

  • The Sex Life of a Polyp

    Movie

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this classic short staring Robert Benchley.

  • Sing Bing Sing

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this classic short staring Bing Crosby. Bing plans to elope with Florine McKinney, but her father (Franklin Pangborn) and a couple of inept detectives try to stop him. Bing sings: "In My Hideaway" "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" "Lovable" and "Snuggled ...

  • Singapore Sue

    Four sailors enter a Singapore dive, meet a girl from Brooklyn, and find there's more to her than meets the eye. Look for a young unaccredited Cary Grant.

  • Symphony in Black

    SYMPHONY IN BLACK features a brief vocal by a 19-year-old newcomer who was to become one of the greatest jazz legends of her time, Billie Holiday, and a performance of Duke Ellington’s jazz composition along symphonic lines. Ellington plays his symphonic jazz piece, “A Rhapsody of Negro Life,” wi...

  • The Trouble with Husbands

    Movie

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this classic short starring Robert Benchley

  • Walking the Baby

    Movie

    Gracie is a nanny taking a baby through the park when she stops to visit with street cleaner George. "Where were you born?" "In a hospital." "Oh, were you sick?" "No, I wanted to be near my mother."

  • Waiting for Baby

    Movie

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this classic comedy short starring Robert Benchley

  • What Price Pants

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this classic short staring Joe Smith and Charles Dale.

  • The Witness

    Movie

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this classic short staring Robert Benchley.

  • Your Hat

    Movie

    George works in a hat shop where he sells one customer his own hat and gets Gracie as his next customer. Their comedy repartee is full of outrageous puns.

  • Sing Bing Sing

    Movie

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this classic short staring Bing Crosby. Bing plans to elope with Florine McKinney, but her father (Franklin Pangborn) and a couple of inept detectives try to stop him. Bing sings: "In My Hideaway" "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" "Lovable" and "Snuggled ...