The Good Humor Man (1950 film)

The Good Humor Man is a 1950 comedy crime film directed by Lloyd Bacon and written by Frank Tashlin. The film revolves around a Good Humor ice cream salesman who becomes involved in a murder. The film stars Jack Carson, Lola Albright, Jean Wallace, George Reeves, Peter Miles and Frank Ferguson. The film was released on June 1, 1950, by Columbia Pictures.

The Good Humor Man
Theatrical release poster
Directed byLloyd Bacon
Produced byS. Sylvan Simon
Written byFrank Tashlin
Based onstory "Appointment with Fear"
by Roy Huggins
Music byHeinz Roemheld
CinematographyLester White
Edited byJerome Thoms
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • June 1, 1950 (1950-06-01)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States



The New York Times critic Bosley Crowther panned the film, writing "it does nothing to enhance the reputations of either the movies or a national confectioner's brand."[1]


  1. Bosley Crowther (July 14, 1950). "The Good Humor Man (1950)". The New York Times.
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