How to Frame a Figg

How to Frame a Figg. Universal Pictures 1971.
How to Frame a Figg. Universal Pictures 1971.

Before watching the movie:

So here’s another Don Knotts vehicle. This time, corrupt politicians are trying to cover up their embezzlement by hiring the most inept bookkeeper so they can pin it on him. Unfortunately, they hired a Don Knotts character, and we all know Don Knotts characters are the blind pigs that find the motherlode of acorns.

I hope when he does figure it out, he’s more proactive. Knotts roles tend to just be buffeted by the sweep of plot and partnered with someone competent.

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The Shakiest Gun in the West

The Shakiest Gun in the West. Universal Studios 1968.
The Shakiest Gun in the West. Universal Studios 1968.

Before watching the movie:

Don Knotts, as Don Knotts a cowardly dentist moved to the Old West. Hilarity ensues. There’s a woman involved. Is more description necessary?

Oddly, I originally learned of the existence of this movie because it was paired with another I’d had recommended to me in a set that the library had no copies of. Years later, I haven’t seen either movie. Until now, and it’s still not the one I was originally looking for. Someday…

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