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Director (feature film)
A young failure tries to impress his girlfriend by entering a bicycle race.
Cast (feature film)
A lady doctor investigates a series of strange deaths and disappearing bodies at her hospital.
After her husband dies in a fire, a woman is left to tend for her young son and the family farm on her own. Soon, she takes in a drifting handyman, they fall in love, and a resentment begins to build between the son and his new "step-father" who treats the boy harshly on purpose to prepare him for
A military school cadet wins a date with a French movie goddess, who happens to be the queen of the Mardi Gras Parade. The two fall in love, but then the movie studio wants to capitalize on it for publicity.
An ambitious beauty marries a vintner, then falls for one of his workers.
An Air Force colonel in charge of an Alaskan base has his hands full when he falls in love with a defecting Russian pilot.
Circa 1900, runaway boy Nugget arrives in an Oklahoma boom town to find his brother...who's a dealer in the casino section of a palatial bawdy house, and lover of the madam, Tacey Cromwell. Together, Nugget, Clint, and Tacey seek respectability in a Colorado mining town. Clint finds work at the town's new bank, while Tacey adopts another orphan, Seely. But Clint is pursued by banker's daughter Judith Watrous, who's seemingly sweet but takes ruthless steps to eliminate competition. Result for Tacey: heartbreak, renunciation, and tears a-plenty.
An heiress decides to pass out anonymous gifts in a small town.
Nightclub singer Fran Davis (Shelley Winters) is out to educate her out-of-town friend Phyllis Matthews (Coleen Miller)on the ins-and-outs of life in the Big City. But, par for the course in this Joseph Pevney potboiler, publisher Mike Marsh (Barry Sullivan), Fran's lover and unhappy married man to begin with, falls in love with Phyllis. There is a misunderstanding of the situation by the two girls. The girls quarrel, Marsh is shot, Fran hits the skids and she and Phyllis, to say the least, are on the outs. Then Fran learns that Phyllis is about to be used unwittingly as a decoy in a murder. Fran rides to her friend's rescue.
When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company.
A woman flees westward after witnessing a mob killing.
The Wild West heroine helps bring a star attraction to Deadwood and finds love.
A schoolteacher-turned-farmer fights to save the land and her son.
An unscrupulous woman murders her loved ones for profit.
A bureaucrat's mistake sends a chorus girl to Paris representing American theatre in place of a star actress.
Roistering sea captain Jonathan Clark, who poaches seal pelts from Russian Alaska, meets and woos Russian countess Marina in 1850 San Francisco. Events separate them, but after an exciting sea race to the Pribilof Islands they meet again; now, both are in danger from the schemes of villainous Prince Semyon.
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh nightclub. But Nick wants a high price: half of Danny's future income. Danny's career skyrockets, but his position at the top of the heap, and his one-sided romance with Joy, prove extremely unstable.
When the local stagecoach is raided by bandits, a western banker sinks all of his capital into a railway line.
A tough cop sent to help in a mountain manhunt falls for the quarry's blind sister.
Deaf boxer Paul Callan captures the interest of gold-digging blonde Sonya Bartow and retired fight manager 'Pop' Richardson. For a time, Sonya has the upper hand with Paul, but ultimately a rival appears in the shape of upper-crust reporter Ann Hollis. With a 3-way fight under way for influence over Paul, he takes matters into his own hands, but learns that getting what he wanted isn't necessarily a happy ending.
To commit the perfect crime, a former detective keeps his colleagues' identities secret from each other.
A broken-down sports agent tries to use a promising jockey as his ticket back to the top.
A faded rodeo star mentors a younger rider but falls for his wife.
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
A British officer must face off against the pirates of Madagascar.
A tough cop meets his match when he has to guard a gangster''''s moll on a tense train ride.
The Bowery Boys join the Navy to catch some crooks posing as sailors.
A tough cop has to fight his superiors in order to battle the mob.
A crusading district attorney takes on the mob''''s murder machine.
A small-town girl finds love on the road to Broadway stardom.
Four brothers end up on opposite sides of a shootout.
In Coaltown, Pennsylvania, miner Coke Mason hopes to better himself, buy a radio store, and marry Rose Warren. His gambler brother George thinks Coke can be more successful as a boxer, knowing that when he fights he's consumed with a murderous rage that makes him an "iron man." Seeing dollar signs in Rose's eyes, Coke reluctantly agrees, though he's fearful of the "killer instinct" that makes him a knockout success in the ring...and brings him the booing hatred of the fans. Will Coke throw off his personal demon before he kills someone?
A deported gangster causes problems for guests at a Mexican resort.
A bank teller reaps the rewards of saving a gangster's life, but can't reveal where he got the money.
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
A master thief escapes from a Canadian prison farm and makes his way to New York.
An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.
A psychopath draws her doctor into her murderous schemes.
Police patrolmen are stalked by a vengeful mobster escaped from prison.
A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman's marriage by driving her mad.
To appease his family, a retired baseball player signs up for umpire school.
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
A divorcee finds love with a married man while they both sit on a jury.
A beloved old man is secretly Mister 880, an amateurish counterfeiter.
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
While fostering his wife's opera career, a businessman discovers he's the one with talent.
After being betrayed, a gangster hangs out in a settlement house while seeking revenge.
An aging boxer defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight.
A young widow is torn between a boring businessman and a romantic ne'er-do-well.
A turn-of-the-century socialite joins the women''s suffrage movement.
A bail bondsman is asked to raise money to free his girlfriend''s husband.
A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
Texas, 1878: cheerful outlaw-buddies Jim, Lorn and Wahoo rescue spunky orphan Rannie Carter from rustling racketeers, then are forced to separate. Lorn goes on to bigger and better robberies, while Jim and Wahoo are (at first reluctantly) maneuvered into joining the Texas Rangers. For friendship's sake, the three try to keep out of direct conflict, but a showdown begins to look inevitable. And Rannie, now grown into lovely young womanhood, must choose between Lorn and Jim.
A New York businessman's dream of a country home is shattered when he buys a tumbledown rural shack.
After accidentally killing her lecherous producer, a famous actress tries to hide her guilt.
An artist becomes a boxer but finds that it may not have been the best career choice.
A repressed poetess and an embittered war hero help each other cope with their problems.
A night-club owner takes on the crooks who killed his best friend.
When the gangster for whom he took the rap welches, a convict breaks out of prison to get revenge.
A cop on suspension is framed for murder.
When she goes to work for a congressman, a Minnesota farm girl takes Washington by storm.
An ambitious carnival worker attempts to scam his way out of the carnival in this brutal noir.
The singer and star of the first "talkie" risks it all to become a star.
Fritzi Haller is a powerful casino owner in Chuckawalla, Nevada. Her daughter Paula (having quit school) returns at the same time as racketeer Eddie Bendix, who left under suspicion of murdering his wife. Paula and Eddie become involved; each for their own reasons, Fritzi, Paula's old beau Tom, and Eddie's pal Johnny try to break up the relationship. Then Eddie's past catches up with him in an unexpected way.
Joe is the head of an itinerant combine crew, working the harvests against rival crew boss Alperson. Joe's buddy Jim joins the crew with startup money. Farmer's niece Fay falls for Joe. He puts her off. To get back she marries Jim whom she prods into high-grading the grain (skimming off some for private sale). The last payment on Joe's machinery is due just as he discover's what his buddy has been doing.
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Sheila Page, a Broadway star, shoots Barney, her murderous husband on New Year's Eve. She flees her apartment and goes to her Producer, John Friday. When she arrives, it is New Year's day, a year earlier. She has been given the chance to live life over and correct the errors of the past only to find that the end will be the same although the path will be different.
A troubled gangster, who has lost all faith in people, loses his weak grip on life.
A World War II veteran who thinks he''s dying gets mixed up with gangsters.
A private eye becomes the dupe of a homicidal moll.
In flashbacks, the 1938 courtship and marriage of young machinist Bill Cummings and bookstore clerk Susan are recalled: newlywed bliss, unemployment and other tribulations, opportunity with a hidden drawback, war and separation. Now out of the army, Bill job-hunts and worries about the future...
An aviation pioneer fights his family's objections to invent a flying machine.
A singer can''''t choose between a charismatic gangster and an honest newspaperman.
A veteran joins the mob to avenge his gangster brother's murder.
A magician fakes his own death to catch a murderer.
Charles Stewart, the "Pilgrim" owner's playboy son, finds himself shanghaied on his father's ship commanded by cruel Captain Thompson. When scurvy breaks out he leads a mutiny and is slapped in irons. Floggings and torture abound.
A society sleuth sets out on the trail of a society matron''''s lost jewels.
A lawyer defends the woman on trial for a murder he committed.
The Devil sends a murdered gangster to Earth as a respected judge.
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
An amnesiac thinks he''''s a popular bandleader.
This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the historical facts are given in a correct way.
A small-town doctor tries to help a beautiful woman with a deranged husband.
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
Marine buddies training in Australia battle over love.
Military officers compete for the same woman while training pilots for war.
A young innocent signs on with a ship whose captain is going mad.
In this true story, Frank Cavanaugh proves himself as a football coach and a World War I hero.
Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim "Hunk" Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen.
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
Marines stationed in the Pacific fight off the Japanese during World War II.
A dance-band manager has to cope with hooligans trying to get into the act.
The investigation of a publishing tycoon''''s dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
A brave young policeman single-handedly takes on a vicious criminal gang.
A broke playboy signs on to help a young beauty save her ailing bus line.
A runaway heiress hides in a doctor''''s trailer for a rollicking trip to San Francisco.
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
An insurance investigator gets caught between cops and crooks when he hides the beneficiary of a million-dollar policy.
Three WWI Army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peacetime.
Jo (Ann Dvorak), a "percentage girl" at the notorious Club 46, is in despair. She can see no way out of the dreary and sordid routine of entertaining customers - called drinking and dancing in 1940 - and, at a signal from piano player Eddie Morgan (Douglas Fowley), rolling them for their money. Eddie, besides being brutal to her and spending all her money, is also carrying on an affair with another girl. Jo's only friend is Annie (Wynne Gibson), a former actress but now a drink-sodden derelict. Annie keeps to herself the knowledge that it was Eddie who threw the knife that killed a petty racketeer who was too attentive to Jo. Sailor Dan Walters (Preston Foster) and two of his pals arrive from a cruise and his good nature delights Joe, but at a wink from Eddie, Jo attempts to steal his money. Dan swallows his disillusionment and returns to the cafe, and he and Jo enjoy a day-long picnic together. She accepts his marriage proposal and go to an up-state town where he has a job waiting. Eddie does not accept this turn events any too well, and sets a trap for Dan when he comes after Jo. When he arrives, in an attempt to save his life, Jo denounces and ridicules him and he leaves angrily. He is net by Annie, who tells him of the set-up. Gathering his pals, Dan returns to the cafe and starts a brawl.
On his release from prison, a crook tries to stop his brother from following in his footsteps.
A prison chaplain tries to help a man framed for murder prove his innocence.
Fred Garth (Don Terry) owns a printing establishment and poses as a business research expert, but actually runs several white-collar rackets operating by means of high-pressure telephone soliciting. He has sent his younger brother, Bruce Garth (Robert Paige), through law school with the intention of making him his legal watch-dog. But idealist Bruce enrolls as a Department of Justice investigator, and is detailed to track down charity and other phoney rackets. Both brothers are in love with attractive socialite Marjorie Drake (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells), who is unaware of Fred's schemes and he uses her to meet other social leaders with pet charities and his salesmen sell them the program ads at five times the charity rate. Bruce and his partner Neale (Gene Morgan) trace the phone rackets to Bruce and a confrontation looms.
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
A gangster's widow fights for love despite society's disapproval.
After getting in a fight in a waterfront cafe over a girl, Captain Ira "Hell-Ship" Morgan (George Bancroft) hires Jim Allen (Victor Jory) and they become good friends. Morgan befriends a desperate girl, Mary Taylor (Ann Sothern), and, out of gratitude, she agrees to marry him. Morgan gives her the magnificient Callao pearl as a wedding present. But Mary and Jim fall in love and are found together one night by a sailor, and Mary is forced to give him the pearl to keep him quiet. Morgan finds out about it. A terrific storm comes up and Morgan taunts Allen into going over the side to make repairs. Allen is injured but Morgan saves his life but breaks his own back.
An egotistical singing star makes a talented kid his protege.
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
Injured scientist Eric Godfrey asks his protege to give him a fatal dose of opiates to end his misery. When he dies the doctor is accused of murder.
War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline. Dizzy is fooling with one of the younger pilot's girl-friend and due to this, he changes flights with Texas. Texas' plane crashes attempting to land on their airfield under extremly bad weather circumstances, he is killed in this accident. Dizzy feels guilty for his friend's death and takes the next flight under even worse circumstances, testing a new anti-ice device on the plane.
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
A female undercover agent tracks down bond thieves.
An unhappy executive gets a job as a butler on a lark, only to fall for the family cook.
An insurance investigator tries to track down an arsonist.
Bootlegger Ed Carson is sent to prison. His old gang turns from liquor (now legal) to kidnapping. When they nab the son and daughter-in-law of the judge who sent Carson to prison, he is paroled to help in the capture.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
A film crew discovers the "eighth wonder of the world," a giant prehistoric ape, and brings him back to New York, where he wreaks havoc.
A film crew discovers the "eighth wonder of the world," a giant prehistoric ape, and brings him back to New York, where he wreaks havoc.
Special Thanks (feature film)
Set in 1975, the story focuses on the relationships between three friends.
Cast (feature film)
Identical twin detectives use their look-alike images to appear to be in two places at the same time in an attempt to expose a psychic con group, but become involved in a deadly game when a beautiful medium turns up murdered. This unsuccessful pilot for a series marked the TV movie debut for veteran
In this comedic short, Joe McDoakes goes apartment hunting. Vitaphone Release 1613A.
In this comedic short film, Joe McDoakes is evicted from his apartment and must find a new home. Vitaphone Release 1606A.
This short film promotes the U.S. war effort at home in a small town.
This "Crime Does Not Pay" short depicts how the police put a horse race betting scam out of business.
This short film focuses on illegal gambling and bookmaking.
This short film focuses on charity fraud.
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