Ball Of Fire
Ball Of Fire will bring us to the attractive story of a group of ivory-tower lexicographers. They realize that they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob.
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Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 31, 2006 Does a fine job subverting the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs children's story.Read in Source
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
February 18, 2011 'I've gone goofy, completely goofy,' Cooper says, as the chaos of slang overwhelms his orderly vocabulary: 'Bim-buggy, slap-happy.' Watching 'Ball of Fire,' you feel similarly liberated.Read in Source
May 24, 2007 After the rush of His Girl Friday, Ball of Fire is a more sedate ride, full of such marvelous passages as the conga line Stanwyck's delectable Sugarpuss teaches the professors.Read in Source
February 04, 2009 Actor Cooper plays his Mr. Deeds role with the authority of long familiarity, and Miss Stanwyck (once Ruby Stevens, of Brooklyn) is equally at home in hers.Read in Source
New York Times
May 20, 2003 Mr. Cooper may be a little loose-tooth in spots, but he gives a homespun performance such as only he can give. Miss Stanwyck is plenty yum-yum (meaning scorchy) in her worldly temptress role.
August 14, 2007 Casting is meticulously perfect to make every character a caricature of itself.Read in Source
December 22, 2015 Ball of Fire came out five days before Pearl Harbor. You can imagine Americans listening to its flood of slang and knowing exactly what they were fighting for.Read in Source
June 24, 2007 As the timid professor and burlesque stripper, Cooper and Stanwyck are at the top of their form in Hawks' delectable screwball comedy, based on a witty script from Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett.Read in Source
Antagony & Ecstasy
March 20, 2015 Great, deep, humane, well-built comedy. But throw in Barbara Stanwyck's unbelievable act of character creation, and that's when Ball of Fire becomes its best self.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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