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Cast (feature film)
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
Cornel Wilde, Steve Cochran, Phyllis Thaxter, Karl Malden, Paul Picerni, Lester Matthews, Dan O''Herlihy, Jay Novello, Robert Shaw. After assisting the French Underground during WWII, American Officer Cornel Wilde is later accused of murder and subversive activities by former colleagues. Based on the actual exploits of Lieutenant Colonel Peter Ortiz.
Three children from a small village claim to have seen a vision of the Virgin Mary.
The children of the Three Musketeers swing into action against a traitor.
An idealistic small-town reporter tries to fight corruption.
A defense attorney jeopardizes his career to save his client.
A young lawyer''''s primrose path to success gets him framed for murder.
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
A pair of advertising executives use a woman's child to snag a client.
Communists blackmail a shipping executive into spying for them.
Two zany wrestling promoters join the French Foreign Legion by mistake.
A killer holds the customers at a bar hostage.
A brutal bank robber fights internal divisions within his gang.
Musical biography of songwriters Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, who surreptitiously helped each other out of jams.
Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker games where eventually Winant loses $5000 that isn't his...then hangs himself. But it seems Winant had a shadowy, protective elder brother who believes in personal revenge. And each of the card players in turn feels a faceless doom inexorably closing in. Dark streets and sexy torch-singer Fran lend ambience.
A dying tribe kidnaps the jungle king's wife to help replenish their numbers.
Teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political machine. Unknown to Miriam, said machine nominates her father, Judge Wilkins. As support grows for Bill, the presence of rival candidates under one roof poses problems, especially for Ruth, wife to Bill and daughter of the judge.
A small-town soldier gets a chance to be a hero when he accidentally crosses enemy lines.
A detective tries to solve a policeman's murder.
Max Monetti is consumed with vengeance for his brothers after their betrayal of his father Gino. But after remembering his past, especially his relationship with Irene Bennett, Max realizes that his father had caused all the tension within the family and makes peace with his brothers.
Two marshals take on a Wild West Robin Hood.
On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.
Two years ago, hunting guide Mike Davis was with a client who trespassed on diamond company land and found a rich lode; Paul Vogel, sadistic commandant of company police, beat Mike nearly to death but failed to learn the location. Now Mike is back in Diamantstad, South African desert, and manager Martingale has a better idea: he hires delectable adventuress Suzanne to ferret out Mike's secret. But she soon finds she's playing with fire.
Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens to be in the way. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
Husband-and-wife lawyers argue opposite sides in a sensational women''s rights case.
A crooked lawyer tries to protect his numbers running brother from a ruthless crime boss.
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
In winter of 1938, Paris is crowded with refugees from the Nazis, who live in the black shadows of night, trying to evade deportation. One such is Dr. Ravic, who practices medicine illegally and stalks his old Nazi enemy Haake with murder in mind. One rainy night, Ravic meets Joan Madou, a kept woman cast adrift by her lover's sudden death. Against Ravic's better judgement, they become involved in a doomed affair; matters come to a crisis on the day war is declared.
A bellboy masquerades as a spy and lands behind enemy lines during the Civil War.
In spring 18__, the loggers arrive at a mill town on the upper Mississippi drainage; the gambling riverboat is there to meet them, with river queen Sequin who loves logger Dan Corrigan. Sharp businessman Beauvais also wants Sequin, as well as all the sawmill business. To keep Dan near her, Sequin manipulates him into managing the local Morrison Mill; but then Morrison's daughter Stephanie sets her cap at Dan...
An accountant dreams of being a hero but finds it''s not so easy in real life.
A downed pilot looks back on his life as he awaits rescue in the South Pacific.
Philip Marlowe searches for a missing woman in this mystery shot entirely from the detective''''s viewpoint.
When the Tonto Rim gang attack Brad's stagecoach, they take the strongbox and kill one of his workers. Learning the gang member Patton is in jail, Brad gets himself thrown in also. Chito helps break him out and he takes Patton with him. Patton leads him to the Tonto Rim hideout, but needing to get to the Sheriff, Brad finds himself a prisoner.
The American heir to a European throne tries to elude assassins.
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; farmers in a "sea of grass." The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the farmers watch helplesslly as the sea of grass is exploited until it becomes a dustbowl.
A World War II veteran who thinks he''s dying gets mixed up with gangsters.
A small-town boy returns to college after the war only to find his sweetheart engaged to another.
The singer and star of the first "talkie" risks it all to become a star.
"Wicked" Lily Bishop joins a wagon train to California, led by Michael Fabian and Johnnny Trumbo, but news of the Gold Rush scatters the train. When Johnny and Michael finally arrive, Lily is rich from her saloon and storekeeper (former slaver) Pharaoh Coffin is bleeding the miners dry. But worse troubles are ahead: California is inching toward statehood, and certain people want to make it their private empire.
A farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War.
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
A star-struck hick goes to Hollywood to become a star.
A woman writer falls for a war hero who''''s a perfect match for the hero of her latest novel.
Beaucaire is a barber for the Royal French court who becomes a real "royal pain" for the king. As a result he is sent to the guillotine - however he is saved by the Duc de Chandre, who rescues and transports him to the Spanish court. While there Beaucaire poses as a noblesman. The only problem is, he gets into even more trouble.
A cowboy fights to clear his name when he's accused of shooting a friend's horse.
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...
Rodeo star Roy Rogers (Roy Rogers), returning with his horse "Trigger" to his home town, finds old Tom Craig (Leyland Hodgson) murdered and offers his aid to "acting sheriff" Gabby Whittaker (George Hayes). Roy meets Helen Williams (Dale Evans), new singer at the Trading Post club, who is on her way to see Craig about a family-heirloom crest which he has stolen from her father. Arthur Courtney (Douglass Dumbrille)is informed by his henchmen that Craig is dead but they were unable to find the crest since Gabby, Helen and Roy had appeared on the scene. He orders them to get rid of Roy and Helen. After narrowly missing being killed while on their way to an Indian pow-wow, Roy and Gabby go to the Craig ranch where they discover an old clock and the crest hidden it it. They are taken captive by Courtney's henchmen and watch Courtney press a catch on the crest and take out a piece of paper. A fight ensues and The Sons of the Pioneers (Bob Nolan, Tim Spencer, Hugh Farr, Karl Farr and "Shug" Fisher) and Roy's Indian friends come to Roy's and Gabby's aid.
A reformed thief tries to stop a murderous blackmailer.
In New Orleans, lady crook tries to steal a con man''''s hidden loot.
A singer can't choose between a charismatic gangster and an honest newspaperman.
A Navy commander fights to prove the battle-worthiness of the PT boat at the start of World War II.
A French nobleman robs from his fellow aristocrats to help the poor.
Dick is faced with a series of murders in which the victims all come from different social and economic backgrounds.
A pair of wacky agents take their clients to audition for the top radio shows.
A hotel bellboy is the unlikely choice to escort a visiting princess, over the protests of his invalid girlfriend.
Governor Price (Frank Jaquet) sends Sunset Carson (Sunset Carson) to investigate a smuggling ring which is baffling the Border Patrol. Newspaper woman Ann Morton (Linda Stirling) is working incognito in the saloon waiting for a break on the smuggling story. By posing as an expected outlaw named Brazos Kane (Kenne Duncan), Sunset becomes a member of the gang. Ann discovers his real identity and purpose but conceals her knowledge, even from him.
A con man poses as a Latin American heiress'''' guardian angel.
A sailor sets out to solve his father's murder.
Seven men escape from a concentration camp and fight their way to freedom.
A bandleader with hypnotic powers tries to train a boxer.
A hypochondriac''''s imagined illnesses aren''''t enough to keep him out of the military.
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
In hopes of becoming a movie star, a country girl follows two con men to Hollywood.
A reformed thief helps the police recover an Egyptian diamond.
An insurance salesman gets seduced into plotting a client's death.
A French playboy gets serious when his country is threatened during World War II.
A Nazi officer on trial for war crimes thinks back on his past.
Two vaudevillians try to round up some ready-made brides for gold prospectors.
A fading stage star tries to revive her career by taking a job in a shipyard.
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
A 4F military school teacher's lie about being accepted for active duty causes problems on the home front.
An ex-thief helps some fellow ex-cons adjust to life as defense workers, only to get involved with a robbery investigation.
Five people thrown together by World War II review their pasts.
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.
A World War I veteran sneaks two orphans back to his native Australia.
The crew of a torpedoed ship fights to take out an enemy sub.
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
An Allied sympathizer discovers his twin brother is a Nazi spy.
Inhabitants of a Southern California fishing village strive for the simple pleasures of life.
When a circus kidnaps Boy, Tarzan and Jane follow him to New York City.
Marines stationed in the Pacific fight off the Japanese during World War II.
A magician uses hypnosis to create an army of murderers.
A nightclub waiter, who's in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she's injured.
The Pearl Harbor attack inspires a truck driver in the Far East to join the war effort.
A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.
A businessman concocts a series of harebrained schemes to keep his wife from divorcing him.
A reformed thief uncovers a spy ring while investigating a murder at sea.
When a man is charged with murder, his son''''s schoolboy friends set out to solve the case.
A revolutionary leader romances a French aristocrat in Louisiana.
When they accidentally capture a bank robber, two street cleaners are given a scholarship to Oxford.
A Yankee soldier becomes a spy with the help of a beautiful woman.
As a precocious child, Tom Edison defies authority to develop his first inventions.
A man involved in a crime (Nolan) kills his key witness by mistake and resigns himself to death. He changes his name so as not to harm his family. The law is not content with his explanation, however.
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
In search of a big scoop for his failing paper, an editor tries to solve a kidnapping case that''''s turned into murder.
It is the fate of a small frontier town, adjoining the no-man's-land where the Russians and Austrians are fighting out one of the final campaigns of World War I, to be occupied one day by the Russians, the next by the Austrians, and the inhabitants soon acquire a complacent view of the changing allegiances. To the town comes Ann Warschaska (Isa Miranda), intent on aveninging the suicide of her sister, who has killed herself after being betrayed by an Austrian officer. She knows no more about his identity than the number of his room at the "Hotel Imperial". She gets a job at the hotel as a maid but soon combines this work with modeling, when an eccentric Russian, General Videnko (Reginald Owen), with a passion for painting asks her to pose for him. Breaking into the fatal Room 12, she finds Lt. Nenassey (Ray Milland), a young Austrian officer who has taken refuge there after being separated from the army. Thinking him the betrayer of her sister, she plans to hand him over to the occupying-Russians, but relents when she learns that there are two Room 12's. The man actually guilty of the crime is a Russian spy who holds a commission in the Austrian army. Believing him to be a fellow-soldier in distress, Nenassey makes plans to help him escape, but finds out at the last minute that he is a Russian spy. A strange turn events allows Nenassey to aid Anna in her mission and rid his country of a dangerous enemy at the same time. General Videnko, meanwhile, is giving a grand-style banquet for the man who will never be able to attend another.
It's the opening of the Cherokee strip and the Rankins are after a particular section. Frazier is also after the same section and has hired outlaws to make sure he gets it. When Jeff gives Rankin a map, the outlaws kill Rankin, steal the map, and frame Jeff for the murder. Scheduled to be hung the day of the land rush, Jeff's pal Frosty has a plan to free him.
True story of "Wrong Way" Corrigan, who set out to cross the U.S. and ended up in Ireland.
A prison riot traps an innocent couple.
At Middleton College, controlled by rich donor Melton, only paying sports are allowed. But Freddie Frye, conniving student body president, has to get a letter in some sport to win back his girl Susie; he schemes to revive crew boat racing. Sinking boats, no money, and his own waistline stand in his way. Can they win the big race with State University?
When a waiter (Martin) makes a lucky hit and wins a benefit prizefight, gamblers rig some fights for him; but a reporter (Stuart) arranges for a real boxer (Richmond) to put him in his place.
When American newsreel cameraman (Foster) stationed in Paris is sent to cover an Arab rebellion he finds a financier presumed dead but actually fomenting desert warfare.
A temperamental singer''''s murder leaves a nightclub full of suspects.
A series of romantic complications ensue between two brothers in the U.S. Navy and two sisters.
A Marine in turn-of-the-century Cuba risks his life in the fight to cure yellow fever.
A daffy socialite gets her friends mixed up in a murder investigation.
Composer Johann Strauss risks his marriage over his infatuation with a beautiful singer.
Mr. Moto must discover who poisoned a fighter in the boxing ring. This movie began as "Charlie Chan at the Ringside," but Warner Oland died during the filming so it was switched to a Mr. Moto.
When a notorious gangster gets out of prison, he vows revenge on the wife who left him.
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
With no other prospects, a World War I veteran turns to crime.
The story of seven people: their lives and love affairs in Madrid during the Civil War.
Two pickpockets raise a stolen child, not realizing she''s royalty.
A man convicted of murder escapes from jail and hides out in the home of a smalltown newspaper publisher who has befriended him. She knows who the real killer is.
While steaming from Honolulu to Los Angeles the owner of a prize racehorse headed for the Santa Anita Handicap is killed, apparently kicked to death by his stallion. Not so, deduces Charlie. Leter he exposes efforts to fix a race at the famous track.
A Park Avenue beauty plays two suitors against each other.
A Mexican bandit kidnaps a singing cowboy star to learn American ways.
By the time daughter (Deane) and son-in-low (Downs) have their second child the mother-in-law (Gateson) learns not to be so domineering.
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.
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
A married author falls for the beautiful farm girl whose inspiration has saved him from writer's block.
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
Charlie is hired to deliver a pearl necklace to a millionaire at his ranch. When murder intervenes he disguises himself as a Chinese servant and begins sleuthing.
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
Before she can confess to shooting her husband''''s mistress, a woman succumbs to amnesia.
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.
The Rangers have planted wanted posters of their man Tom Logan around hoping he can join the outlaw gang they are after. Robbing the stage ahead of the gang gets him in and he learns Keefe is the boss. When it's time for the big bank robbery Keefe puts Tom in charge but secretly tells a henchman to kill him during the holdup.
Boxer Johnny McKinney has come along to the point where he is ready to fight for the championship. His new bride, Betty, asks Johnny for $5,000. Johnny thinks the money is for her, but in reality it is to pay off her brother's gambling debts. In any event, Johnny doesn't have the money, and when his manager refuses to lend it to him, Johnny breaks up with him. Just as the big fight is coming up, Johnny breaks his hand. But in hopes of winning the money his wife needs, Johnny goes into the ring anyway. But surprises await him, inside the ring and out.
When his father is falsely convicted and sentenced to die for a murder committed aboard ship, the man's son signs on as a crewman to discover the real killer and clear his father.
In this comedic short, Joe McDoakes imagines himself as a private detective on a murder case. Vitaphone Release 1636A.
This short film focuses on industrial sabotage during wartime.
In this short film, an audience is asked a series of multiple-choice questions on various subjects.
This short film looks at the criminal lengths that loan sharks go to get individuals to pay back their loans.
In this short film, mobsters convince a meat packing company employee to help them hijack a truckload of beef.
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