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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 9, 1963|
|Born:||June 28, 1889||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
A senior officer faces the horror of sending his men on suicide missions over Germany during the last days of World War II.
In this musical remake of The Shop Around the Corner, feuding co-workers in a small music shop do not realize they are secret romantic pen pals.
An out-of-work movie director turns a carnival girl into a French heiress to make her a star.
A sultry singer tries to tempt a federal agent from the straight-and-narrow.
A treasury agent tries to convict a ruthless mobster of tax evasion.
Songwriters Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart search for love while rising to the top.
A presidential candidate fights to keep his integrity and his wife during a grueling campaign.
A crusading DA falls for a defense attorney with a criminal past.
A treasury agent becomes obsessed with exposing an international drug ring.
A bumbling salesman gets mixed up in murder.
When his partner leaves him, a vaudeville star trains an untried performer to take her place, finding love in the process.
Traveling Salesman Virgil Smith wants to sell his Grammophones in pre-WWI Austria. To enhance this, he especially wants to sell one to Emperor Franz Joseph, but at first the Austrian palace guards think he is carrying a bomb. He meets the Countess Johanna von Stolzenberg-Stolzenberg and after the usual misunderstandings, falls in love with her, this is especially assisted by his dog Buttons. But the relation between a Countess and an ordinary U.S. citizen cannot work in Austria, that is the Emperor's opinion. Is he wrong?
A professor doesn't know his wife is an heiress.
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.
A married man's wartime love affair spells trouble when peace comes.
Three bachelors adopt an orphan, then fight over custody when each falls in love.
A lightweight boxer gets mixed up in murder.
Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building.
A punch-drunk prizefighter living on the Bowery takes in an orphaned boy.
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
Returning G. I. John J. Kilroy (Jackie Cooper), whose main ambition is to get a college education, finds himself one-half credit short for college entrance. Connie Harcourt (Wanda McKay) writes feature stories about him as "Kilroy,", the most talked about G. I. of the war, and is able to get him registered. Fraternity members grow dubious and attempt to make him withdraw from college.
An ad man fights off his wife''''s attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
Boy (Jimmy Lloyd) meets Girl (Leslie Brooks.) Boy tells Girl he is an oil company president and she tells him she is a popular night club singer. Boy and Girl are telling each other little white lies. But, via some contrived plot complications, Boy becomes a tycoon and the former night club cigarette-selling Girl becomes the Cinderella of Broadway, singing with the Russ Morgan Orchestra. Boy and Girl tell each other they are still more comfortable just being their humble selves. Girl neglects to tell Boy that her singing has been dubbed.
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
Chinese detective Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) is on his way to San Francisco to take over a murder case when he meets a woman, Mrs. Conover (Mary Gordon), who is searching for her missing daughter and a young man, Jeff Tilford (Bruce Kellogg), who is looking for his missing fiancee. Investigation by Charlie discloses they are both looking for the same girl, Mary Conover (Tanis Chandler). Chan eventually uncovers a murder gang, which has been collecting the life insurance of its victims.
A detective tries to identify a shrunken head found in a crashed cargo plane.
A magician fakes his own death to catch a murderer.
An Iowa family finds romance and adventure at the yearly state fair.
Unscrupulous women marry servicemen for their pay.
Three amateur detectives try to find a missing magician.
An actor playing a notorious killer begins to live the part.
A nurse recovering from a breakdown keeps dreaming about murder.
Fly-by-night producers dodge bill collectors while trying for one big hit.
A German officer fights to keep the Nazi dream alive even as his nation faces defeat.
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
When they''''re named Mr. and Mrs. Average Man, a small-town couple embarks on a whirlwind tour of Washington.
An actress''''s publicist starts a rumor that she''''s a war hero''''s secret bride.
Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an affair with her fiance Jeff. Vance tries a new serum which causes Emily to faint... Will it work this time ?
Married detectives investigating a small-town murder uncover a spy ring.
A lawyer tries to clear his wife''''s lover of murder charges.
A society sleuth travels South of the border to investigate an art dealer''s murder.
A German officer tries to force a French laundress to become his mistress.
A detective suspects foul play in a series of accidental deaths.
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
In 1943, 'Mac' MacClain, Canadian Navy, has lost his ship and many men to a German torpedo. While waiting for a new ship, he befriends Joyce Cartwright, sister of one of his dead officers. We follow the building and launch of new Corvette K-255, the 'Donnacola'. And who should be Mac's new subaltern but Joyce's other brother Paul, fresh out of the academy. Mac will do his best to make a good officer of Paul...if they both survive their hazardous sea duty.
An ambitious woman doesn't care who she hurts in her drive to make her sister a star.
A flying ace's romance with a princess creates diplomatic problems.
Two writers, friends since childhood, fight over their books and lives.
Nazi agents use a headless ghost as a front.
Nazis and entertainers are involved in an inventor''''s murder.
A wounded soldier discovers his hospital is secretly run by the Nazis.
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
Small town scandals inspire an idealistic young man to take up psychiatry.
American pilots stranded in Germany during World War II fight their way to freedom.
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
A migrant laborer becomes a champion of farm workers'' rights.
A mob leader escapes prison and flees with his love to a mountain hideaway, where he tries to atone for his sins.
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man.
An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in with a midwestern family.
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
A flighty society girl sells secrets to the enemy.
A radio broadcaster tries to reform a gangster's moll who has been sent up the river.
Fanciful biography of 19th-century boxing champion Jim Corbett.
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
The FBI tracks Nazi agents to a luxury hotel.
A convict returns home to find his family has forgotten him.
A news man''''s political investigations land him in prison.
An American agent tries to keep Axis spies from blowing up the Panama Canal.
Dedicated aircraft workers compete for the same girl.
Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
Two reporters take on a murder ring at the state pen.
An ex-con becomes a daredevil photojournalist.
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
A man''''s infatuation with a gold-digging beauty continues after his marriage.
A prizefighter's swelled head endangers his marriage.
Three reckless brothers dodge the draft then sign up and become men.
A circus manager turns a young farm boy into a star lion tamer.
A gangster's wife helps the FBI nail her husband.
When her patient is murdered, a private-duty nurse investigates the crime.
An accident-prone reporter stumbles into love and a big story.
A pilot and a temperamental heiress are stranded in the desert together.
An aspiring mystery writer stumbles on to a real murder.
A newswoman investigates a haunted house.
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
Steel-worker brothers compete for the same woman.
A reporter tries to solve a series of boardinghouse murders.
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
A defense lawyer sets out to topple a powerful gangster.
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
A fugitive from justice tries to get work in a western oil field.
Opposing lawyers face off in court over a land deal only to wind up in each other''''s arms.
Society sleuth Philo Vance tangles with foreign agents when he investigates the murder of an aircraft manufacturer.
A lady spy uses a British nobleman''s home in her undercover work for the Germans.
A Central American plantation manager and his boss battle over a traveling showgirl.
A brave young policeman single-handedly takes on a vicious criminal gang.
In the Canadian wilderness, an accused murderer takes the place of a dead Mountie.
A reporter tries to nail a gambling-ship owner for murder.
A society girl pushes her working class boyfriend into politics.
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
A young gangster and his honest brother fall for the same woman.
True story of the German scientist who devoted his life to curing syphilis.
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he's killed an opponent in the ring.
A daring lady reporter sets out to catch a blackmailer.
A lady reporter adopts the young delinquent her crime exposes helped send to jail.
A crusading reporter becomes a hardened convict when he's framed.
True story of Mexico's Abraham Lincoln and his fight against Napoleon's empire.
A waiter becomes a singing prizefighter.
A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.
A college professor turns songwriter and falls for his lyricist.
Family who witness a murder are pursued by gangsters.
A young tough takes the rap for a hardened gangster.
A hard-living dockworker finds religion until his brother is murdered.
A teen-aged sleuth helps two old ladies deal with the "haunting" of their mansion.
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.
A hobby-mad family makes their obsessions pay off.
On his release from prison, a crook tries to stop his brother from following in his footsteps.
Rival detectives fall in love when they''''re forced to work together.
The Secret Service investigates a fleet of gambling ships.
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
Secret Service agents try to solve the theft of treasury banknote plates.
Personal conflicts flare between competitors in a women's air race.
A football scout tries to get a legendary runner back into the game.
A female reporter gets herself arrested so she can interview a gangster''''s moll.
A government agent battles smugglers.
An FBI agent risks his life to infiltrate Nazi sympathizers in the U.S.
A soldier of fortune takes on the corrupt boss of a Western town.
A law professor signs on as special prosecutor to take on the mob.
Composer Johann Strauss risks his marriage over his infatuation with a beautiful singer.
A sporting-goods salesman poses as a jockey to stimulate sales.
A wealthy woman tries to keep her grandson secluded only to have him stolen by an ambitious lady reporter.
A rising film star pays a steep price when she marries a prince for publicity.
The famed writer risks his reputation to defend a Jewish army officer accused of treason.
Mr Moto encounters mysterious goings-on on a ship bound for Shanghai. He recognises his steward as the murderer of a man in San Francisco, and catches him trying to steal an important letter from the stateroom of another passenger, Robert Hitchings. Hitchings, son of the owner of the shipping line, falls in love with Gloria, who refuses to tell him anything about her life and disappears when they arrive in Shanghai. In Shanghai, Mr Moto uncovers the secret which links the murder in San Francisco, the mysterious letter, and Gloria.
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.
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies.
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
Chet Kasedon is after the Indians hidden gold mine but Chief Moya will not reveal it's location. He has also hired mining engineers Gale and Mortimer to locate the mine. When Gale sees Kasedon's cruelty to Moya, he switches sides.
When Sue Bixby becomes his new boss, stagecoach robber Talbot reforms and goes after her rustled cattle. When he and his men are outnumbered fighting Lloyd's gang, Randall rides to get circus man Mahoney and his man shooting cannon.
A beautiful singer and a battling priest try to reform a Barbary Coast saloon owner in the days before the big earthquake.
True story of the French scientist''''s battle to establish modern medical methods.
A playboy tries to redeem himself after his careless behavior causes a great man's death.
Charles Dickens'''' classic story of two men in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
To improve her image, a fan dancer "adopts" an old woman to be her mother.
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
Collins kills Neville and Warner and makes it look like they killed each other. Ranger Ken Neville suspects Collins and joins his outlaw gang in an attempt to trap him.
A young eccentric joins the Army and tries to outwit his temperamental sergeant.
In this silent film, an escaped convict terrorizes a young girl and her grandfather on a remote island.
In this silent film, a young woman turns Hollywood upside down in her search for stardom.
This short film, produced in cooperation with the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII, focuses on a group of fledgling pilots receiving their wings. Vitaphone Release 1017-1018A.
When a beauty queen tries to make it in Hollywood, she learns stardom comes at a price in this short film. Vitaphone Release 88-89A.
This short historical film focuses on the creation of the Monroe Doctrine. Vitaphone Release 9436-9437.
In this musical short, a director making a western struggles to find a good lead actress. Vitaphone Release 8960-8961.
In this short film, a group of musician stable hands race a horse in the Hollywood Derby at Santa Anita race track.
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