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Five horror stories are presented in this anthology: A murdered man returns to get his Father''s Day cake; a farmer finds a meteor that causes everything that touches it to grow; a vengeful cuckold buries his wife and her boyfriend up to their necks on the beach and waits for high tide; a professor plans to feed his nagging wife to a creature that lives under the college steps; and a nasty millionaire who fears insects meets up with a huge number of cockroaches.
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
An agent''''s secretary puts together an all-female big band to cope with wartime male shortages.
A 19th-century dentist sets out to find a painless method for pulling teeth in this true story.
In this true story, Frank Cavanaugh proves himself as a football coach and a World War I hero.
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
A gang of tough street kids decide to go straight and get jobs in order to free draft-age men for the war effort. However, because of their past tangles with the law, they can't find anybody who'll hire them. Finally one of them gets a job at the department store where his sister works, but runs afoul of a store executive who is in league with a ring of hijackers.
Military officers compete for the same woman while training pilots for war.
An aspiring actress pretends to be a beloved stage star''''s daughter.
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
Fanciful biography of 19th-century boxing champion Jim Corbett.
A mob leader escapes prison and flees with his love to a mountain hideaway, where he tries to atone for his sins.
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
A hired gun and his gangster boss fall out over a woman.
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
An undercover cop finds himself on the wrong side of the law when the mob discovers his true identity.
A gangster's wife helps the FBI nail her husband.
A construction worker takes charge of the daughter of a fellow worker killed in an accident. He brings the girl to New York to try to find her uncle. When he finds him, he discovers that the uncle has spent his life savings on a restaurant that turns out to be a worthless dive. He's determined to help the girl and her uncle make the restaurant a success.
When his friend Professor Kingsely (Ridges) is at deaths door, brain surgeon Dr. Sovac (Karloff) saves his life by means of an illegal operation that transplants part of injured gangster Red Cannon's brain. Unfortunately, the operation has a disasterous Jeckll and Hyde side effect and under certain conditions the persona of Cannon emerges. Sovac soon learns of the duel personality and of half a million dollars the gangster has hidden away. He attempts to find the money through the manipulation of his friend, an attempt that brings Kingsley closer to madness as he alternates between a meek professor of english and a brutal gangster out for murderous revenge on those who tried to kill him.
Mother-and-daughter singers vie for the same man and the same stage part.
The Dead End Kids are out of the slums of New York's East Side and running around the sunny valleys of California looking for a way to make a quick buck. The idea of working never enters their minds until Halop is egged on by Grey to show his capabilities. Before long, he and Hall are working on the ranch of Galli, an elderly Italian woman who treats her workers like human beings instead of animals. Galli's son disappeared as an infant, and Halop tries to convince her that he is that long lost son, thus possibly sharing in her wealth. Galli is such a good person that Halop is soon motivated by respect instead of greed, so he devises a plan to help her when truckers and a labor organization band together to keep her crops from making it to market.
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod tries to help them, a faked murder charge turns the Daltons into outlaws, but more victims than villains in this fictionalized version. Will Tod stay loyal to his friends despite falling in love with Bob Dalton's former fiancée Julie?
A society girl pushes her working class boyfriend into politics.
A wax museum run by a demented doctor contains statues of such crime figures as Jack the Ripper and Bluebeard the Pirate. In addition to making wax statues the doctor performs plastic surgery. It is here that an arch fiend takes refuge. The museum also houses a statue of Charlie. Frustrated number-two son kicks statue in rear; oops, number-two son wrong in his assumption.
A Scottish lad and Irish lass risk their families' wrath by marrying.
A lady reporter adopts the young delinquent her crime exposes helped send to jail.
Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.
A young tough takes the rap for a hardened gangster.
Secret Service agents try to solve the theft of treasury banknote plates.
A circus manager tries to break up his daughter''''s romance with a ventriloquist.
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
A deputy who''''s sworn not to shoot again takes on a corrupt town boss and a sultry saloon singer.
The Secret Service investigates a fleet of gambling ships.
A forward thinking bandleader fights to make ragtime respectable.
A Canadian Mounted Policeman searches for the outlaws who robbed a freighter.
Two Irish brothers become political and romantic rivals.
An heiress takes a job as a department store clerk.
A reformed jewel thief helps detectives track down a criminal.
Irish immigrant (Whalen) meets returning war correspondent (Ameche) on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amors of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.
An honest cab driver fights against corruption.
Electric linemen compete on the job and in love.
A convict's sister falls for the captain of the prison guards.
Reporter Torchy Blane takes to the skies to track down a band of killers.
A lady lumberjack falls for one of her workers, not realizing it's a business rival in disguise.
Two foster brothers studying medicine fall for the same woman.
An eccentric plays cupid for an elevator operator and a girl from Australia.
An innocent rancher gets mixed up with rustlers.
A reporter risks lynching to prove that share croppers are being cheated.
An orphan runs off to a life of adventure, then returns to France in search of the girl he left behind.
An egotistical singing star makes a talented kid his protege.
A playwright in search of solitude is besieged by three women.
A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.
A flyer sacrifices everything to open a transpacific airline.
A song-and-dance man gets caught up in war and espionage.
An escaped convict''''s bride joins forces with the FBI.
A reporter exposes corruption on a southern chain gang.
Perry Mason''''s honeymoon with Della Street is interrupted by the murder of a scandal-sheet publisher.
After causing his friend's death, an animal trainer marries the man's daughter to atone.
A cop goes undercover to crack an influential crime ring.
A reporter gets himself sent to prison so he can solve a murder behind bars.
A young man has to learn polo fast to impress his girlfriend.
A college coach uses a beautiful blonde to woo athletes into joining his team.
A small-town girl rises to night-club stardom.
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
An unemployed rodeo star takes on cattle rustlers.
A government agent poses as a newspaperman to get the goods on a mobster.
A brash baseball star gets mixed up with gamblers and a pretty young girl.
A shanghaied sailor turns himself into the king of San Francisco's rough-and-tumble Barbary Coast.
Rival reporters try to scoop each other while covering a fire.
A steel worker rises to the boardroom but longs for his former life.
An admiral''''s son gives up the Navy for a career as a song-and-dance man.
Gold-digging process servers set their sights on a breach of promise defendant.
Sally Carter Rand, married to an elderly senator, is accused of espionage, but she is able to clear herself by proving that her mysterious knitting is actually a baby sweater.
Marcia Grey is wrongly convicted on trumped-up evidence of a German. After serving her term, she rebuilds her life and marries well. The German then attempts to blackmail her into helping the German cause during WWI.
Kitty Bellairs is a flirtatious young girl on a holiday trip to Bath, in 18 Century England. Her sister becomes involved in a scandal, from which Kitty rescues her from, all the while leaving a string of conquests behind her.
Cinematography (feature film)
An aging Indian fighter and a green Cavalry officer join forces to head off an Apache attack.
Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)
A liberal professor takes over as college president in the midst of a student uprising.
During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
An aging couple's liberal principles are tested when their daughter announces her engagement to a black doctor.
Passengers on a steam ship in the '30s struggle with their tangled relations and the rise of Nazism.
A group of greedy clowns tears up the countryside in search of buried treasure.
A Boston priest deals with illicit love, racism and war as he rises in the church.
A controversial presidential nomination threatens the careers of several prominent politicians.
An aging American judge presides over the trial of Nazi war criminals.
A young Israeli activist fights to set up a homeland for his people.
In the twenties, a schoolteacher creates a national furor when he breaks the law against teaching evolution.
After a nuclear war, U.S. sailors stationed in Australia deal with the end of civilization.
A rancher tries to raise money to treat his mute son.
Two convicts, a white racist and an angry black, escape while chained to each other.
A British lawyer gets caught up in a couple's tangled marital affairs when he defends the husband for murder.
A British naval officer helps Spanish peasants haul a large cannon cross-country to battle Napoleon.
A junkie must face his true self to kick his drug addiction.
A medical student will stop at nothing to become a top surgeon.
A racketeer saves his daughter''''s no-good husband from the chair but lives to regret it.
A plane crash strands a policeman and his prisoner in the wilderness.
A former jailbird makes good after the wrong man is accused for his crime.
Richard Greene, Paula Raymond, Raymond Burr, Dona Drake, Lee Van Cleef, Frank Puglia, Nestor Paiva, Michael Ansara. Mario and Carlos, twin brothers separated at birth, are reunited after many years and make a pact to overthrow the evil ruler of their Corsica homeland. Complications arise when Carlos falls in love with Mario''s wife and lies and deceit split the brothers apart
A notorious outlaw tries to go straight, only to be framed by his former gang.
A taxi driver gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
A cowboy infiltrates a bandit hideout in search of his girlfriend's killer.
In the 1850s San Francisco newspaper editor Jim Martin seeks the help of wealthy miner Rick Nelson in ousting crooked politician Andrew Cain. Cain's girlfriend Adelaide falls in love with Rick. Rick and the bad guy shoot it out with shotguns on horseback.
To commit the perfect crime, a former detective keeps his colleagues' identities secret from each other.
A retired Marshal must defend his town from a revengeful villain.
An escaped mental patient tries to prove he''''s not a serial killer.
A crook on the run hides out in an innocent girl's apartment.
A woman sets her hat for a man who's inherited a million dollars.
An emotional teenager takes on the mob when gangsters beat up his father.
The film was based on the popular daytime Mutual Broadcasting Company radio program that originated from New York on April 30, 1945 as "Queen For Today" and moved to Hollywood a few months later as "Queen For A Day", with Jack Bailey, former vaudeville music man and World's Fair barker, as the emcee host. The five-times-a-week, thirty minute doses spun over to television and lasted into the 70's. Bailey, in pre-airing interviews with audience members, would select 3-4 contestants who would pour out their (mostly pitiful) hearts explaining why they deserved to be Queen For A Day, and the audience selected the winner. The movie version was comprised of three short story segments which led some character to the television program.
A swordsman and poet helps another man woo the woman he loves.
A paraplegic veteran fights his own bitterness to build a new life.
An unscrupulous boxer claws his way to the top.
A black G.I. faces racism while fighting for his country in World War II.
This is the story of the crew of a downed bomber, captured after a run over Tokyo, early in the war. Relates the hardships the men endure while in captivity, and their final humiliation: being tried and convicted as war criminals.
Actress Lauren Bacall shares her life story with David Frost. Bacall speaks of her rise to fame, the scars of childhood left by the father who abandoned her family, anti-Semitism on both coasts, the years of her marriage to Humphrey Bogart and her life today.
This short film presents four key incidents in the public life of Andrew Jackson. Vitaphone Release 9590-9591.
This short film focuses on how Clara Barton helped found the American Red Cross. Vitaphone Release 9889-9890.
Short subject on the part that the pony express played during the election of President Lincoln and the news of the Civil War.
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