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Alibi Ike (1935)

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Release Date: Jun 15, 1935 Wide

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Release Date: Jun 15, 1935 Wide

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In this rollicking adaptation of Ring Lardner's short story, Joe E. Brown plays an ace baseball player whose insistence upon making up excuses earns him the nickname "Alibi Ike." In the course of his first season with the Chicago Cubs, Brown also falls in love with Olivia De Havilland, sister-in-law of the team's manager. Brown's "alibi" habit prompts De Havilland to walk out on him, whereupon he goes into a slump-- which coincides with attempts by gamblers to get Brown to throw the World

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Good showcase for Joe E. Brown is a silly bit of nonsense. Olivia was just starting out and has little to do but looks beautiful. The kind of lightweight piffle the studios churned out on a regular basis in the 30's to fill a double bill with a big budget picture.
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