Little boys do not respond well to little girls trying to kiss them.
And so it is, too, with the man-child comedian.
|Constance Cummings and Harold Lloyd in Movie Crazy (1932)|
|Charlotte Greenwood and Eddie Cantor in Palmy Days (1931)|
|Greenwood and Cantor, again|
|Dorothy Lee and Bert Wheeler in Half Shot at Sunrise (1930)|
|Buster Keaton and Thelma Todd in Speak Easily (1932)|
|Cary Grant and Frances Drake in Ladies Should Listen (1934)|
|Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Lost in a Harem (1944)|
|Jobyna Ralston and Harold Lloyd in Kid Brother (1927)|
|Lou Costello and Patricia Dane in Rio Rita (1942)|
|Harry Langdon and Gertrude Astor in The Strong Man (1926)|
|Betty Boyd and Lupino Lane in Pirates Beware (1928)|
|Phyllis Crane and Moe Howard in Hoi Polloi (1935)|
|Marilyn Maxwell, Jerry Lewis and Connie Stevens in Rock-A-Bye Baby (1958)|
|Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine and Jerry Lewis in Artists and Models (1955)|
|Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell in The Seven Year Itch (1955)|
|Elizabeth Perkins and Tom Hanks in Big (1988)|
Read more about the comic man-child in I Won't Grow Up!: The Comic Man-Child in Film from 1901 to the Present.