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      The Fuller Brush Man

      1948 1h 33m Comedy List
      Reviews 73% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings Clumsy sanitation worker Red Jones (Red Skelton) is fired from his street-cleaning job shortly after his girlfriend, Ann Elliot (Janet Blair), refuses his marriage proposal until he betters himself. While training to become a door-to-door salesman, he accidentally stumbles into a murder investigation when the corrupt sanitation commissioner (Nicholas Joy) who had fired him is killed. When the murder weapon is found to be one of the brushes Red sells, he must fight to prove his innocence. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews Even though this is one of Red Skelton's better films, it's not much more than low-brow slapstick comedy. Rated: C+ Aug 23, 2009 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member Even though this is one of Red Skelton's better films, it's not much more than low-brow slapstick comedy. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member RED WAS LOANED OUT FROM HIS HOME STUDIO OF MGM TO DO THIS, DON'T KNOW WEATHER IT WAS HIS CHOICE OR THE STUDIOS BUT WHOEVER CHOOSE CHOOSE WISELY THIS REALLY BRINGS THE LAUGHS FROM ONE OF AMERICA'S PREMIER FUNNY MEN. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Clumsy sanitation worker Red Jones (Red Skelton) is fired from his street-cleaning job shortly after his girlfriend, Ann Elliot (Janet Blair), refuses his marriage proposal until he betters himself. While training to become a door-to-door salesman, he accidentally stumbles into a murder investigation when the corrupt sanitation commissioner (Nicholas Joy) who had fired him is killed. When the murder weapon is found to be one of the brushes Red sells, he must fight to prove his innocence.
      Director
      S. Sylvan Simon
      Producer
      S. Sylvan Simon, Edward Small
      Screenwriter
      Frank Tashlin, Devery Freeman, Thomas Fitzroy
      Production Co
      Columbia Pictures Corporation
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jan 1, 2012
      Runtime
      1h 33m
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