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The Bowery Boys take on a fake medium.
Bomba the Jungle Boy arrives to rescue a child just as a volcano is about to erupt.
Bomba comes to the rescue of a princess.
A fisherman's son tries to prove himself by hunting sharks.
The Bowery Boys almost strike it rich when they break into the stock market.
Scott Jordan's mission in life is to train a wild stallion named Black Midnight.
After four fur trappers have been slain and their furs stolen, Corporal Rod Webb (Kirby Grant) of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police sets out for their village. En route he and his dog Chinook come upon another trapper, Henri (Edward Norris), shot and lying unconscious on the trail, and the furs he was delivering to the factor, McTavish (Charles Lang), stolen. Chinook trails the would-be-killer Muskoka (Ted Hecht) and bites a piece of cloth from his coat before he escapes. Webb leaves Henri with Greta (Jan Clayton) while he investigates, aided by Minnetaki (Elizabeth Root), Indian servant fired by McTavish, the real head of the fur thieves, and Marcia Cameron (Helen Parrish), wife of the superintendent (Luther Crockett) of the trading company that employs McTavish.
Vic Armstrong arrives at his Uncle Judge Armstrong's home just in time to answer the telephone. Unknown to him, his uncle has just been murdered and the culprit is right there in the room with him! Phyllis Powers, on the other end of the line, recognizes Vic's voice, but just then Vic is knocked unconscious by the murderer. When he awakens, he (for reasons known only to movie mystery writers) pulls the knife out of his uncle's back, thus putting his fingerprints all over it, and just in time for the police, having been called by a worried Phyllis, to discover him standing over the body. Well, we know he didn't do it, but the police don't agree. Can Charlie Chan recognize the boy's innocence, and find the real murderer before Vic is sent into durance vile, or even worse?
The Bowery Boys take on a gang of German smugglers.
Joe Palooka goes blind during a fight. An operation restores his vision, but he's told not to fight for a year. His trainer Knobby has picked up another fighter, but gangsters are pressing him to fix fights. Joe decides to risk his eyesight to save Knobby's honor.
After being kidnapped and sold into slavery, a young man fights to reclaim his birthright.
The Bowery Boys find a dead gangster''''s loot-and the mob out to get it back.
An ex-con cousin of one of the Bowery Boys gets them into trouble with the law.
Ranchers have been burned out and Buffalo Bill has been called in. He arrives just as Tom Russell is framed for murdering an Indian. Bill gets the Indian Chief to give him three days to find the killer before Tom is turned over to them. With his three days almost up, Bill gets a break when one of his Indian scouts finds the gang's hideout.
When they get newspaper jobs, the Bowery Boys take on a sport-fixing mob.
A hypnotist turns one of the Bowery Boys into a championship boxer.
The always-welcome Elyse Knox and her All-American footballer turned broadcaster husband Tom Harmon appear together in this film but are not romantically involved, as she is the co-ed "sweetheart" of the title and he coaches the Varsity rowing crew. Some source describes Miss Knox as a B-actress. A more apt and better description would be one that describes her as an Actress who never got out of B-movies. This one is about half plot and half music but the plot is stretched pretty thin to cover 35 of the 75 minutes when it essentially boils down to: a couple of gamblers pressure the local night club(soft drinks only)owner to rig things so the local college rowing crew will lose their upcoming race. End of plot when the cowswain of the home team uses a rabbit's foot to plug the hole the gamblers cut in the bottom of their racing shell. Two of 1945's top hits, "Five Minutes More" and Slim Gaillard's "Cement Mixer, Putti-Putti" are performed, although some people who heard "Cement Mixer" in 1945 are still wondering what it was all about.
Famed Asian detective Charlie Chan investigates a shipboard murder.
A dance-band manager has to cope with hooligans trying to get into the act.
Cast (feature film)
Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose financier husband neglects her. On a weekend at the Arlington country house, Bob is used by both Lady A. and her friend to make their husbands jealous; this works all too well, and Bob is in danger from both husbands.
A movie stunt pilot faces murder charges when an aerial battle scene turns deadly.
A Harvard man romances a coed from a nearby college.
A millionaire will stop at nothing to turn his son into a star athlete.
A young innocent in Hollywood enlists a publicist''s help in her search for stardom.
A scientist named Hunter Hawk invents a device that can turn flesh to stone. While celebrating his discovery he becomes involved with a half naked leprechaun. On a trip to New York, Hunter and Meg (the leprechaun) decide to go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and turn all of the Statues of Greek Gods into people. What follows in a drunken romp around New York with Medusa's severed head still in Perseus' hand.
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.
A politician marries while maintaining a second, illegitimate family on the side.
In a cantina across the border, Bob Hamlin shoots a man that threatens his friend. He and his pals escape but return that night for the dance as Bob is attracted to Conchita. Running once more from the Rurales, Bob takes Conchita. They escape again only to find themselves pinned down when Buck and his gang of horse thieves attack.
Young Brierly struggles to save his father, Major Brierly, from the clutches of alcohol after the Great War. At the same time, he prepares Major Brierly's horse, which served bravely with the Major at the front, for the Kentucky Derby.
An unscrupulous cadet convinces his fiancee to get a rival in trouble.
Disillusioned in marriage, Jacques Leroi attempts an airship flight across the Pacific Ocean, but crashes and washes ashore on an island populated by a peaceful tribe of completely happy people. The islanders have divested themselves of selfish motives and social conventions and live in perfect harmony. There Jacques falls in love, but although he senses the island is his only hope of true happiness, his conscience demands that he try to repair his wrecked life back in civilization. Returning to New York, he finds a difficult decision awaiting him.
The adventures of Bob Hampton out West bring him into association with General George Custer, who has plans for a raiding party on the Sioux camp near the Little Bighorn River.
Dinty is a newsboy whose fight to care for his ailing mother leads him into conflicts with the other boys on the street and then with drug smugglers in Chinatown.
In this silent film, when an aristocratic family and their servants are shipwrecked, the butler becomes their ruler.
A young girl living a secluded and unsophisticated life is suddenly thrust into a great wealth and a frightening social whirl.
At the outbreak of the First World War, a mother and one of her two daughters are captured and debased at the hands of the Germans. The other daughter goes from America to find them in war torn Belgium.
In this silent film, an orphan falls for an older man, not realizing he''''s the wealthy benefactor who''''s been supporting her.
In this silent film, a society boy courts a working class Irish girl as part of a social experiment.
Writer (feature film)
Producer (feature film)
In 1953 in the United States, there were more homes without television sets than there were with, so William F. Broidy's Newhall Productions would paste two of the 30-minute episodes of The Wild Bill Hickok TV series together and Allied Artists would sell it as a 60-minute feature to theatres. The first half of "Border City Rustlers" is from an unknown-to-me episode (I was one of the citizens who didn't have a TV set in 1953) in which Wild Bill (Guy Madison) and his deputy Jingles P. Jones (Andy Devine) arrive in Green Springs just after the mayor has been killed in a gun battle. The town's Old Maid, Hepsibah (Isabel Randolph), stirs up the other townswomen and is elected mayor. Wild Bill and Jingles help her prove that the local judge (George Eldredge) is behind the town's reign of terrorism. Wild and Jingles saddle up and ride over to Border City (from the episode called "Border City")to mix it up with a gang of international cattle rustlers where, helped by Consuelo (Gloria Talbot), daughter of a Mexican cattle baron, and her cousin Ramon (George J. Lewis), the two marshals nab cattle buyer Flint Kirby (Murray Alper) as the head of the rustlers. Those of us who didn't have TV sets figured Wild Bill and Jingles were twice as good as the usual western heroes as they only took half the usual time to clean up a situation. No, we really didn't. One didn't have to have a telly to figure out these were on-the-cheap productions. The cast order in the theatre-released films is not the same as that shown on the original TV episodes, as Newhall Productions and/or Allied Artists would crunch both casts together to get the better-known names closer to the top.
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