Created by Steve Bailey on Jan. 17, 2012

Welcome! This hardly-known comedy hero of the 1940's and '50s has gotten little enough respect. It's time he got his due! Click below on the many links of Joe!

Table of Contents:

Our Introductory Page
The Joe McDoakes Filmography The complete list of films, which will lead you to our reviews.
Our Links Page



Above is the cover photo for the complete, 6-DVD collection of Joe McDoakes shorts. Click on the photo to order the set directly from the Warner Bros. Store.

Let us treat you to the only Joe McDoakes short that seems to be available on the Web, So You Want to Be a Detective (1948). If this doesn't whet your appetite for mo' Joe, nothing will!

TYPICAL BORING DISCLAIMER: This site is not in any way connected with or endorsed by Warner Bros. Inc. or anyone involved in the making of the Joe McDoakes short subjects. If any material on this website is in violation of copyright, E-mail the webmaster here, and he will remove it immediately.

As befits its subject matter, this website is presented in glorious black-and-white.

This site is dedicated to the late, great Art Gilmore (1912-2010).



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