Topper Returns (1941)
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as Gail Richards
as Cosmo Topper
as Ann Carrington
as Mrs. Topper
as Emily the Maid
as Mr. Carrington
as Dr. Jeris
as Sgt. Roberts
Critic Reviews for Topper Returns
The third and last of the Topper series, which began in 1937 with Cary Grant, combines mystery, comedy, and special effects.
Roland Young is funny
Really funny sequel that outdoes its predecessors.
Audience Reviews for Topper Returns
As far as sequels go, this is the anomaly... I actually enjoyed it more than the original Topper. Eddie "Rochester" Anderson adds that extra touch of comedic fun. This is one ghost film the entire family will enjoy!
There's no Cary Grant in this the third installment of the popular series. But Roland Young is the ever put upon and flustered Topper again though, this time trying to solve a murder. Along for the ride is Billie Burke as his Gracie Allen-ish wife and Eddie " Rochester" Anderson (on "loan" from Jack Benny) as his easily rattled chauffeur. Now is there a haunted house anywhere? Goofy fun.
Cast: Joan Blondell, Roland Young, Carole Landis, Billie Burke, Dennis O'Keefe, Patsy Kelly, H.B. Warner, Eddie Anderson, George Zucco, Donald MacBride Director: Roy Del Ruth Summary: Roland Young returns as Cosmo Topper in the third and final film (following 1937's Topper and 1939's Topper Takes a Trip) in the highly popular comedy series. This time around, Joan Blondell is the ghost, and Topper helps her rest in peace by finding her murderer. My Thoughts: "I unfortunately have only seen the third film in this series, but I hope to see the first two cause this film was a delight. Very funny and silly with a great fun cast. Billie Burke, was quite funny and had the best one-liners along with Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson. Great old film. Give it a chance if these are not your type of films."
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