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  1. Good Sam [Blu-ray]
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  2. Good Sam [Blu-ray]

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    Customer Ratings (29 reviews)
    Price R591.00

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A do-gooder frustrates his wife by lending their car, their money and their time to anyone who asks.

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Gary Cooper
NR (Not Rated)
Leo McCarey
Factory sealed DVD
Olive Films
Olive Films
Olive Films
Olive Films
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

The humor in this movie still holds up today. There was a very loose remake of this movie as Good Neighbor Sam with Jack Lemon, but it wasn't even in the same ballpark as the original. I saw it one Christmas on TV but never saw it again so I had to order it. Gary Cooper is wonderful as the good guy, great neighbor etc.,who everyone takes advantage of. But Ann Sheridan steals the show as his long-suffering wife. From the half-blind neighbor who borrows his car, the brother-in-law that moves in and causes Gary and Ann to have to sleep in separate rooms, the impatient boss who just can't understand why Coop has to talk to every customer who comes into the store, to the wonderfully awful people he sends to his wife for help she really doesn't want to give, it gets funnier and funnier. This is one of my favorite movies.
Good Sam is a charming Capra-esque Christmas classic directed by Leo McCarey (The Bells of St. Mary's, Going My Way). It's about a family man whose generosity to friends, relatives, neighbors, and strangers exceeds all normal expectations, apparently at the expense of his own immediate family, reaching a crisis at Christmas. See the movie to find out if what goes around comes around and it all works out. Gary Cooper is always fun to watch in this type of comedy drama, as he was in Capra's Mr. Deeds Goes To Town and Meet John Doe, and Howard Hawke's Ball of Fire.
I suppose you could compare this movie to "It's a Wonderful Life" but I don't see the point. Both are wonderful movies, but as a huge fan of 'old' that is, black & white films of all genres, I have to say that this is one of the funniest movies I have ever seen. Ann Sheridan deserves an Academy Award. Her portrayal is flawless, her timing- perfect, her wit -razor sharp. I agree she is cast as the bad guy & guess what, when living with a "good sam" somebody has got to be the bad guy or the family will end up living on the street. Sheridans lines are the best. Coop is good. The kids are hilarious as well. If you haven't seen it, your missing a classic comedy. I have been looking for this on DVD & am sad to say it doesn't seem to be available as yet. You may not love the movie as I do, but you won't be sorry you watched. I highly recommmend it. One more point, the Jack Lemmon movie, is unrecognizable as a remake of this film. If you've seen that movie don't assume any resemblance to... Read more
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