The Gazebo (1959)
Any murder mystery featuring a pigeon named Herman can be trusted to offer more mirth than mayhem and that is the case with this upbeat film by director George Marshall. Glenn Ford stars as Elliott Nash, a television playwright married to Nell (Debbie Reynolds), a successful Broadway thespian. Nell had an ignominious moment in her past when she posed for some photos best left in obscurity and now Elliott is being blackmailed by the owner of the photos. Elliot's solution is to carry out a carefully executed murder and then bury the body underneath a gazebo being constructed in the backyard. Although the dastardly deed goes off without a hitch, the body of the blackmailer turns up elsewhere, leaving Elliott to track down who it was he buried under the gazebo. … More
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This is such an hilarious dark comedy! The actors do a great job, the story is perfect for the genre, and everything just made me laugh. I recommend this movie.More
Very funny black comedy, starts slowly but really picks up once Glenn Ford's grisly scheme begins to snowball out of control. Ford & Reynolds make a good team, with able assistance from Herman the pigeon.More
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