Wally Brown (October 9, 1904 - November 13, 1961) was an actor, comedian, and long-time partner of Alan Carney.
Wally was born in Malden, Massachusetts and served as a vaudevillian. In 1942, he wanted to start business in Hollywood at RKO Radio Pictures with the film Petticoat Larceny. When RKO decided to emulate with Abbott and Costello, he met Alan Carney, which they became "Brown & Carney" and settled down on the film Adventures of a Rookie later with its sequel Rookies in Burma. Their best film was Zombies on Broadway. Their contracts were terminated in 1946 and reunited in 1961 in The Absent-Minded Professor. His last years were promptly as guest appearances, typically his last one on My Three Sons. Along with Alan Carney, he was going to be picked for It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, but he couldn't play any parts because of his death two years before. In the 1940s-50s, both have been desperately chosen in a role for Leslie Goodwins films. Wally Brown has also been a regular...
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The Absent-Minded Professor is a 1961 Walt Disney Pictures film based on the short story A Situation of Gravity, by Samuel W. Taylor. The film was reissued to theaters in 1967 and 1975, and released to video in 1981, 1986, and 1992. The film, shot in black-and-white, was one of the first Disney films to be colorized, for the 1986 video release.Professor Brainard is an absent-minded professor of physical chemistry at Medfield College who invents a substance that gains energy when it strikes a hard surface. This discovery follows some blackboard scribbling in which he reverses a sign, reflecting the dispute between chemists vs. physicists and engineers over whether negative work is done on vs. by the system. Brainard names his discovery Flubber, for "flying rubber". In the excitement of his discovery, he misses his own wedding to Betsy Carlisle, not for the first time. Subplots include another professor's wooing the disappointed Miss Carlisle, Biff Hawk's ineligibility for basketball...,
Vacation in Reno is a 1946 film directed by Leslie Goodwins starring Jack Haley, Anne Jeffreys, Iris Adrian, Wally Brown, Alan Carney, and Morgan Conway.A man named Jack Carroll, portrayed by Jack Haley and his wife (Anne Jeffreys) have an argument about their friends, but when he makes a crack that his mother-in-law is a "fat porpoise", they fight and she leaves him. Jack runs into two strange men right before they burglarize a bank, leaving Jack to be the only one to identify. Because of this, he takes a vacation to Reno and checks into the Bar Nothing Ranch. Later, the robbers come to Reno and check in. They bury a suitcase of money where Jack plans to find it with his metal detector. Jack finds the money, but is taken by another lady. This is the beginning of his troubles, where he encounters different men: a sheriff, a sailor, and a gun moss who convinces to the police that she is Mrs. Carroll. Soon, Jack's wife comes and Jack is unable to adequately explain things to his wife...,
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