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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 3, 1972|
|Born:||December 30, 1892||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Albany, Wisconsin, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A part-Indian cowboy avenges his parents' murder.
A ranch-owner's four sons vow to avenge their father's death.
A former gunfighter, slowly dying from an infected bullet wound, tries to expire with some shred of dignity by challenging a young gunslinger to a final showdown.
A good-hearted gangster turns an old apple seller into a society matron so she can impress her daughter.
The captain of a nuclear submarine defies his commanders to save the Earth from a deadly space fire.
An ad exec in disguise courts his pretty female competitor.
An Italian socialite on the run signs on as housekeeper for a widower with three children.
A bounty hunter tries to prove his beautiful quarry innocent of murder.
A gunman seeks revenge on the man he believes stole his wife.
A frontier scout tries to protect an Indian tribe from a bigoted Cavalry officer.
Prudence travels to an isolated Texas town where she has inherited the local paper. She finds the place ruled over by the two men who wrested the area from the Indians twenty-five years before, and it is clear they do not welcome her free-spirited intervention. Support comes in the unexpected shape of the gambler she has just bested in New Orleans for her own family reasons.
A backwoodsman and his son fight to build a new home in Texas.
After defeating Custer at the Little Big Horn, the famed chief tries to save an Indian sympathizer from court-martial.
A twelve year old Joey Slade sees his father gunned down in front of him and decides that he will dedicate his life to ridding society of all outlaws. He assumes the name Jack and as an adult takes on hired gun type jobs in order to achieve his revenge.
The Daltons force Belle Starr to help them on a dangerous raid.
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
A college freshman adjusts to the realities of sorority life.
A newspaper reporter and a bunch of scientists fly a rocket to Mars just to find out that Martians look exactly like us. Mars is running low on one of their natural resources (Corium), and plan to steal the Earth astronauts' rocket and conquer Earth. The Martian underground helps the Earthmen stop the insidious plan.
The head of the Texas Ranger enlists two convicts to track an outlaw band.
From the trial of the survivors, we flash back to amoral crook Ralph Cotter's violent prison break, assisted by Holiday Carleton, sister of another prisoner...who doesn't make it. Soon Ralph manipulates the grieving Holiday into his arms, and two crooked cops follow her into his pocket. Ralph's total lack of scruple brings him great success in a series of robberies. But his easy conquest of gullible heiress Margaret Dobson proves more dangerous to him than any crime...
A daffy door-to-door saleswoman blunders into a murder investigation.
Deborah Chandler's rejected suitor, Selden Clark, manages the factory of her father, who dies: did he fall or was he pushed? But charming Clark manages to win her over and marry her. On the honeymoon, Clark's former girl Patricia intervenes and opens Deborah's eyes, alas too late. Now Clark tries to kill Deborah. Believed dead by all but Clark, she flees. But drifter Keith Ramsey recognizes and follows her. Can she trust him? Can he believe her?
A faithful dog rescues his master from a life of delinquency.
In the middle of a desert war, a Foreign Legionnaire falls for his Arab enemy's daughter.
The Cisco Kid (Duncan Renaldo) and Pancho (Leo Carrillo) find a dog, Daisy (played by Daisy), grieving for its lost master. Cisco senses a plot when he later learns that the missing man, Paul Mason (John James), recently discovered a gold lode in the nearby hills. The trail leads to the owner of a gambling hall, Lon Lansdell (John Litel). Linda Mason (Barbara Billingsley), searching for her lost brother, is met when she arrives by Cisco, who tries to hell her the true story as he sees it, but she prefers to believe Landell's version of her brother's disappearance. Lansdell leads Linda to her brother, and she is used in an attempt to make Mason disclose the location of his gold strike. But Cisco and Pancho are close by.
A lost dog tries to find his way back to his beloved master.
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
A crusading DA falls for a defense attorney with a criminal past.
A faithful dog helps his master''''s father win a mayoral race.
A boy and his dog help a bitter blind girl adjust to life.
A married insurance man falls for a criminal''s girlfriend.
An angel lands in the wild West to save a gambler''''s soul.
A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. His dependence upon his daughter (Diana Lynn) keeps him interfering with her romance with a returning WW II sailor (Sonny Tufts, just before Paramount finally gave up on him.) And he will stretch the truth beyond accepted boundaries. Fitzgerald's real-life brother Arthur Sheilds plays his brother who he has built up to be a rich man, but who is really a diver working for the police department. Could have been a ten if there had been a leprechaun or two or Pat O'Brien in the cast.
To save her fortune, an aging woman must reunite her three adopted sons.
Looks like the film that might have inspired Hugo Hass to make one like it twice a year in the early fifties. Connie (June Lang) is all smitten with lighthouse keeper Sam Wells (Don Castle), but he brushes her off and she ups and marries his fellow-lighthouse keeper Hank Armitage(John Litel) out of spite. All three live together in the close confines of the lighthouse and jealously and recrimination rise nearly as high inside as the pounding surf and howling winds outside. It also begins to look like an Edgar G. Ulmer film, if it wasn't so semi-rational. Sam is pleased with the situation that appears to him to promise action with no responsibilities. But Connie, in addition to rebuffing Sam's unwanted passes, is actually falling in love with ol' Hank. Trouble is brewing.
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
A plain-Jane math professor (Joan Davis) at a small midwestern college is talked into journeying to New York on behalf of a colleague who has written a steamy bestseller under an assumed name. While in the big city, the math prof receives a bump on the head which brings on a form of amnesia. She begins to believe she is the author of the sultry book, and has actually lived its story. Now freed from her inhibitions, the lady professor sashays about with abandon. With a PR man (Jack Oakie) in tow, she crashes a party of swells at the home of a wealthy industrialist (Thurston Hall) and pressures him into making a large contribution to her tiny college back home.
Aesop takes a break from spinning fables to help a king and fall in love.
A reformed rustler tracks down a band of cattle thieves and tries to reform a crooked dance-hall girl.
A veteran has to spend $1 million in two months to inherit a fortune.
A criminal psychologist treats an artist whose blackouts coincide with a series of murders.
An elderly hermit befriends a young boy lost in the forest.
Mountie Matt O'Brien is assigned to escort Miss Owens to a remote outpost. But when he finds an illegal mining operation there that is smuggling gold across the border, his superior Sgt. Means orders him to leave.
Republic, never a company to not try getting ahead of the curve and with writers who could remember the 1930's social conscience WW I vets-returning-home films, made this in mid-1944 (a full year before the end of WW II) as a don't-let-it-happen-again sermon. The semi-prologue opening finds Father Jim Donnelly (John Litel) before a post-war planning board in Washington and, as Priests quite often did in 1930 and 1940's films, tells his point-making story in flashback of how WW I vet Eddie Ballinger (Don Barry as Donald Barry), shaken by battle experiences anyway, returns home to a job that is no longer there for him and finds "No Help Wanted" signs standing in his way of making an honest living. Despite the pleas from his mother (Emma Dunn) and his sweetheart Lucy Manners (Lynne Roberts), Eddie starts hauling booze for bootlegger Tim Oberta (Alexander Granich) and takes up with entertainer Lola (Ruth Terry), who eventually betrays him, mainly because she is a one-name character and that's what one-name characters are there for...especially in a movie with the lead playing his 1944 version of Jimmy Cagney in a 1933 Warner's film. Father Jim makes his don't-repeat-the-past point in less than an hour as the hearing committee had also seen and heard the story before.
Henry Aldrich (James Lydon) tries to match his unfriendly teacher, Mr. Bradley (vaughan Glaser) with a wife. Henry hopes the teacher will become friendly enough to let him graduate with honors so he can use an inheritance for college.
Henry and Dizzy have a baby sitting service and get more than they bargain for when the mother of a 10 month old leaves town to clear her husband of a crime.
Nurses caught behind enemy lines during World War II fight to survive.
The Nazis seize control of France and Central Europe.
Ship engineer Jim Taggert (John Litel) is rescued from a torpedoed tramp steamer by Joe Morgan (Alan Baxter), an American gangster that found New York too hot for him, and has become a fisherman operating from an out-of-the-way island off of the coast of South America. Morgan makes his headquarters at the Halfway House run by the parents of Maria Styx (Fifi D'Orsay) as a bar and dance resort catering to the planters and traders of the island. Taggert finds himself practically a prisoner along with a group of American girls acting as entertainers at the resort. Taggert shadows Morgan in his activities in a remote cove and finds that Morgan is supplying German U-boat commanders with torpedoes, but does not know that Morgan has rigged the torpedoes with clock devices that explode when at sea and sinks the U-boats.
A stage actor tries to solve a bizarre series of murders.
A blow on the head forces a renowned psychologist to remember he was once a criminal.
Complications arise when Henry, in love with the new music teacher, joins the band. He accidentally gets a Stradivarius that belongs to another man.
Frank Raymond, grandson of the original Invisible Man, still has the old formula but considers it too dangerous to use, even when Axis agents try to get it. But Pearl Harbor brings him to volunteer his own services as an invisible agent in Germany. Though a bit cold (clothes aren't invisible), his adventures are more comedy than thriller (with occasional grim reminders) as he makes fools of Nazi officials and romances a luscious double agent, in search of Hitler's secret plan...
A police scientist investigates the mayor''''s murder.
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
A journalist finds out, that a plantation owner he meets is a gangster the police is looking for, who has changed his face with plastic surgery.
Henry (James Lydon) gets into another jam when he becomes the editor of the Centerville Hish School newspaper. The Fire Chief suspects him when he covers fires.
A young man tries to rescue his grandmother from kidnappers.
A banker's son gets into a variety of comic scrapes in an effort to catch his father's attention.
An accident-prone reporter stumbles into love and a big story.
An actress hopes to regain her lost son by making it to the top.
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
A defense lawyer sets out to topple a powerful gangster.
A gangster hides out in a boardinghouse full of eccentrics.
A rebel spy poses as a wild West dance hall girl.
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
Truck driving brothers are framed for murder by a lady psycho.
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
A braggart soldier learns the true meaning of heroism when he joins World War I's all-Irish unit.
A reporter tries to nail a gambling-ship owner for murder.
An embezzler''''s wife begs his boss for forgiveness, only to fall in love with him.
Airline stewardesses vie for the love of a dashing pilot.
A government agent battles smugglers.
A novice lawyer must defend a killer.
A murderer returns from the grave with a thirst for blood.
Pilot brothers vie for the same woman.
A soldier of fortune takes on the corrupt boss of a Western town.
A group of delinquents get shipped to military school.
A teen-aged sleuth sets out to prove a young girl innocent of murder charges.
A young tough takes the rap for a hardened gangster.
A teen-aged sleuth tries to clear one of her father''''s friends of a murder charge.
An industrialist values money over his family''''s happiness.
A teen-aged sleuth helps two old ladies deal with the "haunting" of their mansion.
A young misfit lands on a prison chain gang and falls for the foreman's daughter.
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
A gangster finds the straight life ain't so simple.
A lumberman takes on pirates out to plunder the forest.
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her.
Three childhood friends get mixed up with gangsters.
A college tennis star gives up the game for love.
A stage star's rampant ambition leads to murder.
An impoverished widow fights scandal for the sake of her four children.
A prison chaplain tries to help a man framed for murder prove his innocence.
An orphan searching for her father softens a gangster''''s heart.
A teen-aged sleuth investigates a wealthy woman''''s disappearance.
A district attorney sells out to the mob until he falls for an honest girl.
A prison inmate is framed for killing a con who once tried to kidnap his daughter.
A reporter tries to win her editor''''s heart by solving a murder case.
Electric linemen compete on the job and in love.
A crusading DA fights to get a nightclub hostess to testify against her gangster boss.
The famed writer risks his reputation to defend a Jewish army officer accused of treason.
Government investigators take on a powerful protection racket.
A disgruntled factory worker is lured into joining a secret society out to terrorize foreigners.
A flight carrying government agents and gangsters must land in a dust storm.
This short film shows how cooperation among all the nations of the Americas assists the war effort.
In this short film, a man comes to understand his position in the Army Medical Corps. Vitaphone Release 661-662A.
Short film that was used to boost U.S. public morale and draw interest to the marines due to the inevitable conflict of WWII. Vitaphone Release 9954-9955.
This short film offers an account of the meeting of the Continental Congress in the summer of 1776. Vitaphone Release 8874-8875.
This short film focuses on a disgraced U.S. army officer. Vitaphone Release 8369-8370.
This film presents a dramatization of Patrick Henry's speech before the Virginia legislature in which he argues for colonial independence.
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