Paul Ford

1901 - 1976

If any man ever had a character face absolutely made for TV and film, it was Paul Ford. Small-eyed, lugubrious, pot-bellied, balding and with a plum nose to rival Karl Malden, Ford was a rather wanderlust family man who decided to give acting a try in his early 40. He excelled at puppetry and found work staging such shows at the World's Fair. This eventually led to a fair amount of radio, theater and film offers where he began typically playing blowhard military brass and gruff executives.Paul's "overnight success" didn't occur until the mid-1950s at age 54, when he portrayed a befuddled, blustery second banana to comedian Phil Silvers on TV, butting heads week after week (as Colonel Hall) with Silvers' classic portrayal of Sergeant Bilko in the The Phil Silvers Show (1955). Playing the role for four seasons, Ford was rewarded for this success by being given the privilege to take two of his popular stage roles to film: The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956), as yet another huffy, iron-

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It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Yıl: 1963 | IMDB: 0057193

Ülke: ABD
Aka: Çilgin dünya, It's a Mad World, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, One Damn Thing After Another, Something a Little Less Serious
Tür: Aksiyon, Macera, Komedi, Suç
Yönetmen: Stanley Kramer,
Oyuncular: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas, Jonathan Winters, Edie Adams, Dorothy Provine, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Jim Backus, Ben Blue,