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Director (feature film)
A university's newest acqusition is a sealed Egyptian sarcophagus. It is opened to reveal what appears to be a mummy, but is in fact, an extraterrestrial alien who is in suspended animation, and is covered with a dormant fungus. When student Peter Sharpe x-rays the mummy, he finds some crystals that
Cast (feature film)
Set in contemporary Australia, a drama dealing with the private and public lives of a prominent politician. Happily married and respected by his constituents, he recruits young boys from exclusive schools to help him realize his sexual fantasies.
Four couples experience childbirth by the "natural" Lamaze method in this pilot to the subsequent series.
A tenderfoot goes after easy money as a bounty hunter.
A group of greedy clowns tears up the countryside in search of buried treasure.
A cowboy''''s love for a Chinese slave girl triggers controversy in a Western town.
Father Conroy (Crosby) has a parish which serves the acting and performance community. When one of his parishoners gets too sick to work, his daughter Holly (Reynolds) finds a job working for a dance club of questionable character, which is run by Tony Vincent (Wagner). Vincent never made the big time, and Father Conroy tries to look after Holly. There are many musical numbers, and the conclusion is a televised benefit show hosted by Father Conroy, and Tony must choose between Holly and national fame.
Five people are sitting in a New York bar with a mysterious Mr. Ohman, when they hear the news that the godless Communists are invading the good ol' U.S. of A. The five rush off to various sections of the country to do their part to stop the invasion, when an A-bomb crashes down upon Manhattan.
The Bowery Boys crash college when one of them lands on the football team.
Cowboys fight bandits trying to take over the trails.
The Bowery Boys join the Navy to catch some crooks posing as sailors.
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
After an unjust prison sentence, a young innocent gets mixed-up with hardened criminals and a violent escape.
The Bowery Boys help a boxer break up a fight-fixing gang.
Two talent scouts for a New York-based country music TV show called "Square Dance Jubilee" are sent out West to get authentic western singing acts. They find what they're looking for, but also get mixed up in cattle rustling and murder.
A judge flees the pressures of professional and family life for a job as a short-order cook.
The Bowery Boys find a dead gangster''''s loot-and the mob out to get it back.
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
Jeff Carter has put an end to the town's delinquency with a boys' club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve (one of Marilyn's first bit parts) works. When Jeff tries to stop a robbery planned by Danny, he is killed and Danny goes on trial.
A punch-drunk prizefighter living on the Bowery takes in an orphaned boy.
Rip Smith's opinion-poll business is a failure...until he discovers that the small town of Grandview is statistically identical to the entire country. He and his assistants go there to run polls cheaply and easily, in total secrecy (it would be fatal to let the townsfolk get self-conscious). And of course, civic crusader Mary Peterman must be kept from changing things too much. But romantic involvement with Mary complicates life for Rip; then suddenly everything changes...
Johnny (Hank Daniels), who is a returing veteran unable to adjust to his old life in his home town, succumbs to the pitch of a Ku Klux Klan organizer. It is only after he has worn the Klan sheet, and gone out on some raids, that he begins to realize what he has let himself in for; he is filled with horror and remorse when he sees the homes of neighbors burned, an old friend who defies the Klan killed, and his own wheel-chair father badly beaten. He meets with the State prosecutor, admits his own participation, and agrees to help bring down the Klan in his town.
A timid soldier sends his buddy's picture to a romantic pen pal.
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
A dying millionaire marries his nurse for companionship, only to experience a miracle cure.
Dutch rebels in the Caribbean turn pirate and kidnap the corrupt Spanish governor's bride-to-be.
A man thought dead returns as a ghost to scare off his wife''''s suitors.
A reformed thief helps the police stop an escaped maniac''''s killing spree.
Brad Crowder (Chester Morris) is co-owner in the Crowder Salvage Company with Jo Matheson (Jean Rogers), who inherited her father's share of the business. She is in love with Brad, while he thinks of her as a brat in overalls. Brad is a wolf after all the girls, especially those of his best friend Owen McCarey (Victor McLaglen.) When the war begins, Brad offers his salvage equipment and men to the Navy, provided he gets an officer's commission. The Navy isn't interested but the Army is, minus the commission, and send Brad and his men to training school for thirteen weeks. Brad has a dinner date with Jo, but breaks it when Owen bets him he can't take his latest girl, Kitty Duval (Amelita Ward.) Kitty phones while Owen is taking a shower, and Brad tells he Owen is still working but he will pick her up. By the time Owen catches up, Kitty is showing a decided preference for Brad, and Owen consoles himself with Lorine Gray (Veda Ann Borg), a Brooklyn girl pretending to be an innocent little gal from the South who wants a home and a husband. Brad returns from training to find that Jo has joined the WAC abd that Owen is about to marry Lorine. Brad, seeing that Owen is really in love, has no intention of breaking up the romance. Kitty can't make a date with Brad and sends Lorine to explain. Lorine falls for Brad and jilts Owen. Presuming that Brad has deliberately taken her, they fight and both men are badly mauled. Before the breach between them can be mended, bot are ordered overseas. Unless one has missed the other 123 versions of this plot, the only question remaining is which man will save the other's life at the risk of his own?
Marion Scott (Dave O'Brien), honorably discharged WW II soldier, in "civies" and carrying a suitcase containing his uniform and medals, is hitch-hiking to the small hometown of a buddy killed overseas, intending to make it his home. En-route, he encounters wealthy society girl Wilhelmina Hammond (Kay Aldridge), who is running away from her stuffed-shirt fiancee, Alvin Bailey (Smith Ballew) and has taken his car without permission. Marion and Wilhelmina are bickering over a blow-out and an empty gas tank when the local cops appear and haul them off to jail on a car-theft charge. Wilhelmina establishes her identity and is released and, intrigued by Marion whom she suspects is a deserter, arranges his release also. She takes him to the Hammond estate and tells Marion, who does not know her true identity, she is Mrs. Hammond's secretary. Wilhelmina has no keys to the home and they are arrested again when they are caught crawling into the house through a window. This time reporters and photographers discover her identity and plaster the papers with a story of an heiress running out on her rich fiancee to take up with an unknown stranger. Over the objections of the Hammond caretaker, Wiggins (Walter Catlett), she hires Marion as a chauffeur and stands her ground when her irate mother (Isabel Randolph) and angry fiancee rush home from New York with their entourage, including: Aunt Harriet (Ruth Lee), an old maid who had an unfortuance love affir during WW I; Patricia (June Robinson), "Willie's" young and mischievous sister; Camille (Vicki Saunders), the family dressmaker, and Champ (Guinn "Big Boy" Williams), Alvin's physical instructor. It becomes a battle of wills as Mrs. Hammond and Alvin are determined to break up a romance that doesn't exist, as "Willie" and Marion are constantly bickering, and Aunt Harriet who is all for the pair getting together.
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band.
A cowardly knight rescues a disguised princess from pirates.
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
Love turns a winning baseball pitcher into a loser.
A radio actress researches a role by mixing with gangsters.
Idiot soldiers on leave get themselves trapped in an all-women''''s boarding house.
A writer for a radio program needs some fresh ideas to juice up his show. For inspiration, he rents a room with a typical American family and begins to secretly write about their true life antics. The show becomes a big hit, but he begins to feel guilty about his charade when he falls in love with the family's pretty older daughter.
One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from the "Hit Parade" radio program sponsored by Lucky Strike cigarettes. On reissue all of the entries underwent a title change from "Hit Parade of 19??" to, usually, a title of a song contained in the film, as happened in the case of this film when it was reissued as "Change of Heart" in 1949, and not known under that title until 1949. Not reissuing the film under the original title of "Hit Parade of 1943" had a two-fold purpose; the audiences of that era were not much interested in seeing a film twice, and a changed title-even when the original title was clearly shown in (very) small print in the ads and on the posters---had a chance of being seen again by that segment of the ticket-buying public who didn't read the small print. The plot here is just a trifle---Susan Hayward ghost writes songs for composer John Carroll, whose charms evidently outweighed his song-writing ability---played in and around some great singing and dancing numbers by, for its time, a large number of black performers including Dorothy Dandridge, Count Basie, dancing by the great Jack Williams and the team of "Pops & Louie"(Albert Whitman and Louis Williams)and others, including Spanish dancer Chinita Marin, billed as Chinita. The song "Change of Heart", by Jule Styne and Harold Adamson, was Oscar-nominated, and also became the title of the film on 1949 reissue. Walter Scharf also was Oscar-nominated for Best Scoring of a Musical. Republic seldom got two nominations in any single year, much less two in the same film.
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
A radio singer escapes her managers to attend college incognito.
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
A temperamental Latina and her family get caught in the search for a rare art treasure.
A young man tries to rescue his grandmother from kidnappers.
Two producers will stop at nothing to raise money for their big show.
An advertising executive and his temperamental life adopt a war orphan who turns out to be a beautiful woman.
A fugitive from justice tries to get work in a western oil field.
A man will only allow his daughter to marry if her fiance can raise $1,000.
A young millionaire gets hiccups whenever he kisses a pretty woman.
Two producers get back at a temperamental star by putting her in a sure flop.
To punish her inattentive husband, a Latin bombshell pretends to want a divorce.
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
A young man trying to rebuild the family racing stables falls for the daughter of a bitter rival.
An assistant D.A. takes a shoplifter home with him for Christmas.
After digging up the dirt on local politicians, a newswoman decides to run for office.
A daring lady reporter sets out to catch a blackmailer.
A female reporter gets herself arrested so she can interview a gangster''''s moll.
A taxi driver buys a beer-drinking race horse.
A drunken college boy invites a taxi dancer to spend the weekend at his snobbish school.
A lawyer plays with fire when he gets mixed up with underworld types.
A bank teller gets mixed up with crooks.
A true to life gangster movie stirs up an all out mob assault on Hollywood.
A timid advertising man learns to fight for the girl of his dreams.
An ambitious newspaper woman traces bank robbers to an ocean liner.
Even a jail term for contempt can''''t keep reporter Torchy Blane from investigating the case of a murdered department store owner.
Female reporter Torchy Blane tries to crack a counterfeiting case.
A reporter fights to expose a phony psychic ring.
A small-town veterinarian''''s life goes to the dogs when he inherits a fortune.
A Broadway producer puts on a show at his alma mater.
An ambitious reporter forces her policeman boyfriend to let her help with a murder case.
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he finds the same old setup, including slave trade.
Perry Mason tries to find out if a long-lost heiress is the real thing.
Tracey Browne (Michael Whalen), sports editor of the "Globe", leanrs that fight promoter Richards (Alan Dinehart) and Stevens (Douglas Fowley), sports editor of the "Dispatch", are conducting a boxing racket that victimizes down-and-out, has-been fighters, and he denounces them in his column. He gives Alice Fuller (Richelle Hudson),daughter of one of the fighters (Pat Flaherty) whom he aids , the job of following young Clint De Witt (John Beck), son of the "Globe's" owner, to see that he sticks to his job. Browne, who has fallen in love with Alice, thinks it is Clint she loves. In their effort to get Browne for his meddling, Richards and Stevens strike at him through Clint.
Reporter Torchy Blane walks out on her own wedding to solve the case of a murdered actor.
Brother-and-sister news tycoons try to save their niece from marrying the wrong man.
A schoolteacher turns detective to solve a theatrical murder.
Reporter Torchy Blane takes to the skies to track down a band of killers.
A man and woman working different shifts share the same apartment without realizing it.
A rich girl plays poor to win over a Greenwich Village artist.
A madcap inventor tries to market a razor-less shaving cream.
A radio station''''s newsman rushes to the rescue of his peer, who has been kidnapped by bank robbers.
A carnival con man tries to pass off his daughter as heiress to a great estate.
Husband-and-wife vaudeville stars separate when success goes to his head.
A business leader goes back to college to keep an eye on his playboy son.
A radio comic runs out of jokes, triggering a desperate search.
A movie star's gala celebration creates chaos.
A society family gone bust uses their yacht for charter tours.
A female crook fights her way from poverty to the top of the underworld.
Beasley, who is after Gayner's land, plans to kidnap his daughter. But Dale overhears their plan and kidnaps her himself. When Gayner arrives to retrieve his daughter, Beasley kills him and makes the Sheriff arrest Dale for the murder.
A saloon singer fights off smugglers, an escaped con and a Salvation Army officer out to reform her.
The mob frames a lawyer for murder, so he enlists a call girl's help in finding the real killer.
The definitive backstage musical, complete with the dazzling newcomer who goes on for the injured star.
Two World War I veterans try help a comrade''''s orphaned daughter find her family.
A steelworker''''s son becomes a college football hero.
A ruthless financier will stop at nothing to control a 100-story office building.
Fresh young boxer Buzz Kinney is just out of college. He's able to knock out Stag Bailey when the veteran becomes over confident. Later Buzz is a worn out wreck with a broken nose and cauliflower ear.
A dying tycoon selects his heirs at random, and each reacts differently to the good fortune.
Four stowaways get mixed up with gangsters while running riot on an ocean liner.
An attempted prison break leads to a riot.
The ring master is plotting to get the circus owner done away with in a lion cage so he can take over. World War I intervenes and eventually aids the Allied cause by joining the German army.
In this silent film, friends face misadventures during World War I
In this silent film, a French rebel masquerades as a clown so that he can avenge his friend''''s murder.
An orphan brought up in a mining settlement is sent to New York to live with her aunt
Editing (feature film)
When mob-connected Jerry Bolanti gets out of jail, he needs a job and becomes a "debt collector." After joining forces with two other men in the same line of work, the trio steal $40,000 and hide out in a hotel, where they are pursued by hitmen.
Visual Effects (feature film)
Dashing legionnaire Rick O''Connell and Beni, his weasel of a companion, stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923--3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death--mummification, in which his body wil remain undead for all eternity as punishment for forbidden love. Some years later, as O''Connell languishes in prison awaiting an almost certain execution, he finds that his knowledge of the exact location of Hamunaptra becomes a bargaining tool to save his life. The legendary riches buried beneath the sands of Hamunaptra have become an obsession with both treasure-hunters and archeologists, and O''Connell finds himself in an unlikely alliance with the beautiful, but clumsy Egyptologist Evelyn and her ne''er-do-well brother, Jonathan. The trio leave Cairo for a journey which will take them down the Nile, across the treacherous expanse of the Sahara and to an encounter with a malevolent force with power beyond their imagination.
A teenage autistic savant inadvertantly uncovers a secret code for the National Security Agency and with the help of an FBI agent finds safety.
A group of gunrunners in South China come across a deserted cruise ship occupied by a killer creature... with tentacles.
Lovers from opposite sides of the tracks find their love tested during the maiden voyage of the doomed ocean liner.
On one fateful evening in 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is making its nationwide debut--and is engulfed in chaos. Penny Henderson, the station owner's secretary, has her hands full coping with a disgruntled sponsor, a tyrannical boss, an incompetent director, temperamental stars, unpaid writers
Film Production - Main (feature film)
Based on a Chinese folk-tale, Mulan is a young high-spirited girl who tries hard to please her parents but always feels like she is disappointing them. Her father is drafted into the army which amounts to certain death because of his old age. Mulan disguises herself as a man and takes her father's p
A behind-the-scenes look at game shows, past and present, focusing on how they are produced, how to become a contestant, and the off-stage lives of their hosts.
An hour of music and song with Mitzi Gaynor and a hundred fairly well-known guys.
On Friday, January 28, 1977, snowbound Buffalo was hit with a six-day blizzard that left up to 40 inches of snow in some places. The city was paralyzed, trapping motorists and making it impossible for firefighters and rescue crews to get through. Twenty-nine people died and 300 million dollars in da
Biography of choreographer Bob Fosse. He gave the world "The Pajama Game," "Sweet Charity" and "Cabaret." But behind the scenes, Fosse was a tortured, addictive person who had a fascination with death. Features interviews with some of the stars with whom he worked.
In this short film, a temperamental film director has a tendency of changing his films in the middle of production. Vitaphone Release 9240-9241.
Two escaped convicts get in trouble over a pair of pants in this short silent comedy.
Several madcap plots unfold involving a boarding house owner catching (and beating) tenants attempting to leave without paying board in this silent short comedy.
In this silent short comedy, a conniving butler plots against a cook when he discovers the cook has been willed a fortune.
A big-hearted sheriff competes with a city slicker for the love of a girl in this silent short comedy.
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