Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo

I Dood It (By Hook or by Crook) (1943)

I Dood It
6.4 Rating
(5 ratings)
6.4 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by

Starring (View all)
Red Skelton Red Skelton
Joseph Rivington Renolds
Eleanor Powell Eleanor Powell
Constance Shaw
Richard Ainley Richard Ainley
Larry West
Patricia Dane Patricia Dane
Suretta Brenton
Sam Levene Sam Levene
Ed Jackson
Thurston Hall Thurston Hall
Kenneth Lawlor
Lena Horne Lena Horne
Lena Horne
Hazel Scott Hazel Scott
Hazel Scott

Written by
Sig Herzig Sig Herzig
(screenplay) and
Fred Saidy Fred Saidy


19 votes
Movies I Have (6796 items)
list by cteddiesgirl
Published 6 years, 10 months ago 4 comments
9 votes
The Complete MGM Musicals Chronology (200 items)
list by Michael M
Published 7 years ago 2 comments
7 votes
Musical Films I Have (1041 items)
list by cteddiesgirl
Published 6 years, 9 months ago 1 comment
6 votes
My Favorite Musicals of All Time (100 items)
list by Moviediva
Published 5 years, 5 months ago

Cover art, photos and screenshots

View all I Dood It pictures (3 more)


I Dood It

3 years, 1 month ago at Jun 21 1:22
Vincente Minnelli went on the record to state that I Dood It was his weakest effort as a director, and I’m not going to argue with him on it. I Dood It mostly spins its wheels around Red Skelton’s mugging for the camera, occasionally pausing from that action to view Eleanor Powell tap dancing up a tornado, before diverting into a third act plot twist that is improbable, unnecessary, and over b... read more
View all I Dood It reviews
Description: In later years, director Vincente Minnelli would dismiss I Dood It as his worst picture, though a more deserving candidate for that "honor" would be Minnelli's valedictory film A Matter of Time. In this remake of Buster Keaton's Spite Marriage, Red Skelton plays pants-presser Joseph Rivington Reynolds, who develops a crush on glamorous stage star Constance Shaw (Eleanor Powell). "Borrowing" a tuxedo from one of his customers, Joe courts Constance backstage and at a fancy nightclub. Jilted by her fiance, the temperamental Constance marries Joe out of spite, leading to a series of silly situations. In the origi ... (more)
Release date: 1 September 1943
Tags: Thriller (1), Musical (1), Comedy (1), Romance (1), 1943 (1)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review

English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block