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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 6, 1948|
|Born:||January 1, 1919||Cause of Death:||drug overdose|
|Birth Place:||Fairchild, Wisconsin, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A salute to the Hollywood celebrities who entertained American combat troops at home and abroad during World War II.
Set in an apartment building whose occupants include Arthur Earthleigh (George Brent), a meek and mild type married to the beautiful-but-domineering Mae (Carole Landis); a Bohemian artist, David Galleo (Turhan Bey) and his always-there model, Deborah Tyler (Virginia Mayo); and Olive Jensen (Ann Dvorak), a Greenwich Village type who is always slightly-but-continuously inebriated, and whose motto is "love and let love." She calls on George while his wife is out, and when she passes out during his attempts to get her out before his wife returns, he thinks she is dead and deposits her on Galleo's terrace. Galleo takes advantage of the situation by using it in a blackmail scheme against Arthur, which is shakey, at best, as Olive refuses to stay dead.
Reporter Henry Barton, just out of the Army, is chagrined to be made Science Editor while his old crime reporter job goes to Bess. Against orders, Henry probes a racketeering case, and is in a Brooklyn tavern when beautiful Julia comes in with a well-trained Doberman Pinscher and with the dog's aid proceeds to rob the place... or does she? More complications ensue, with a "battle of the sexes" undertone.
An elegant con man gets himself appointed chief of police so he can rob Paris at his leisure.
Three amateur detectives try to find a missing magician.
A surprise visit from his brother almost blows an undercover agent out of the water.
A figure skating champion tries to save a failing resort hotel from bankruptcy.
When the Japanese capture the principal radio station of the American Radio Communications Company in the Philippines, the staff manages to escape into the jungle, tie up with a band of Filipino Scouts (Moros) and make their way to the coast. The party, radio technician Jeff Bailey (Cornel Wilde) and communications men Lucky Matthews (Lloyd Nolan) and Tom O'Rourke (James Gleason), finds an advance Japanese unit on the plantation of an old friend and, working with the Moros as a guerilla unit, attack and seize the site from the Japanese in order to use the radio transmitter. Solidifying themselves in the stronghold they discover there is no food or water and it is surrounded by the Japanese. A night club singer, Edna Fraser (Carole Landis), escaping from the Japanese, gets into the plantation. Jeff is working to fix their radio set, hoping to send a message of hope and courage to the conquered and enslaved Filipinos of the district, and the Japanese, aware of this possibility, are using every means to wipe out the group.
A race-track bookie tries his hand in the art racket.
A woman falls in love with a musician in a band and learns about life as an orchestra wife.
A chronicle of songwriter Paul Dresser as he moves up into New York society.
A disgraced ball player turns a Brooklyn team into champions.
A playboy on the run hooks up with a sideshow''''s beautiful owner.
West Point cadet Tex Mallory falls in love with Gene Baxter, a girl who sings with his brother's band. Even though it will mean his leaving the Academy, they decide to marry. But when brother Bob writes a patriotic ballad, Tex knows service to country must come before marriage.
A beautiful ghost enlists a henpecked husband to track down her killer.
A celebrity promoter is accused of murdering one of his clients.
Two sisters from Texas travel to Florida looking for rich husbands.
Singer Lili Brown is attracted to dance hall manager Duke till she realizes he does that to all the girls. Nice guy Duke sets her up with composer Joe Brooks.
An exiled caveman finds love when he joins another tribe.
Battling spouses accidentally switch bodies.
Diabolical mastermind Harry Crowel, a.k.a. Prisoner 39013, escapes and, with a seemingly endless supply of henchmen, sets out to destroy all holdings of industrialist Horace Granville, who put him in prison. One target is an amusement park, home of the three Daredevils of the Red Circle, who perform death-defying stunts. Aghast at innocent lives lost, our three heroes swear to capture No. 39013. It'll be harder than they suspect; the villain is holding the real Granville captive, and with a near-perfect disguise, has taken his place!
Texas has opened up land for homesteaders. Clay Allison wants their land and has his men led by Plummer try to start a range war between them and the ranchers. With each side suspecting the other of their problems, the Mesquiteers realize someone else is responsible. Stony suspects Plummer and fakes leaving the Mesquiteers to join Plummer's gang hoping to find out who it is.
Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the circus to force Nancy to sell the ranch; instead, she goes there to live. Will her neighbors, the Three Mesquiteers, be a match for the secret swindlers? And what's so valuable about that run-down ranch anyway?
A college tennis star gives up the game for love.
A prison chaplain tries to help a man framed for murder prove his innocence.
An ambitious secretary uses the men in her life to turn herself into a radio star.
Two wacky Hollywood writers drive their boss crazy while trying to help a pregnant waitress.
A small-town boy wins a Hollywood talent contest.
Even a jail term for contempt can''''t keep reporter Torchy Blane from investigating the case of a murdered department store owner.
Three showgirls travel to Paris in search of rich husbands.
A publicist falls for his most difficult client's daughter.
A prison inmate is framed for killing a con who once tried to kidnap his daughter.
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