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Ben Matthews gives up the flashy life of a riverboat gambler, hoping to settle down in Galena with his girlfriend, luscious entertainer Zoe. But Galena's leading citizen is murdered on the boat; Ben, on arrival, finds a lynch mob after his neck, and flees. Three years of wandering later, Zoe's letters stop coming and Ben returns to find her and attempt the hopeless task of clearing himself.
In the old West, a small frontier town is being controlled by ruthless mob boss Decker (Lyle Bettger) and his cronies. After the local sheriff dies under mysterious circumstances, Decker arranges to have the town drunk (Thomas Mitchell) appointed sheriff, thinking he will be ineffectual. But the new sheriff sends for Tom Destry, son of a famous two-fisted lawman, to be his deputy. When Tom (Audie Murphy) arrives, he isn't exactly the swaggering he-man the sheriff had in mind. In fact, Destry doesn't even carry a gun. But the new deputy's mild exterior masks a fierce determination to see justice done, as Decker and the other locals soon discover.
A gunfighter mends his ways to help save an innocent young girl.
In Wyoming Territory, a range war is brewing between entrenched cattle barons and new settlers. Cattle king Reece Duncan is opposed by ambitious gambler Jim Averell, who imports his old flame, shapely saloon queen Kate Maxwell, and sets her up as an alternative cattle buyer. As matters build toward violence, Kate finds she's being taken advantage of. But her only potential ally in staving off carnage is seemingly mild-mannered sheriff Stan Blaine...who distrusts her.
Joan Britton, improbably gorgeous frontier horse dealer, and the much less scrupulous Stephen Cook are friendly competitors supplying horses to the Union Army in Wyoming Territory during the Civil War. Southern general Stand Watie, a Cherokee, is rumored to be in the area to stir up the Sioux against the Union, when Cook picks this worst possible moment to steal a herd of Sioux horses. Enter ex-army doctor Jonathan Westgate, who becomes Cook's rival for the love of Joan, opposes his crooked activities...and who alone can prevent a new Indian war.
Having cleaned up Tombstone, marshal Frame Johnson quits after an attempted lynching, and hopes to settle down on a ranch near Cottonwood with his sweetheart Jeannie. Before he can do so, it looks like he may have to clean up Cottonwood too. But how great a sacrifice will he make for law and order?
Wealthy Samuel Fulton is getting older and he wants to test his family before leaving his money to them. He anonymously grants them $100,000. Harriet Blaisdell moves the family into a mansion and makes plans to marry her daughter Millicent off to a socialite rather than her soda jerk boyfriend Dan.
A reporter in search of government corruption falls for a congressman.
Brothers Dan and Neil Hammond return to Texas after the Civil War. Ambitious Dan turns to rustling and then shady land deals to build an empire. Being held for a murder, he is rescued from a lynch mob by Neil, who is now the Marshal, but there is eventually a falling out between the brothers, good triumphing over evil.
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.
Audie Murphy comes into his own as a Western star in this story. Wrongly accused by crooked railroad officials of aiding a train heist by his old friends the Daltons, he joins their gang and becomes an active participant in other robberies. Betrayed by a fellow gang member, Murphy becomes a fugitive in the end. Seeking refuge at the ranch of a reformed gang member, he hopes to flee with the man's daughter to South America, but he's captured in the end and led off to jail. The girl promises to wait.
The hillbilly farmers try to raise money to send their daughter to college.
A college professor tries to raise a chimpanzee as though it were human.
The legendary opera singer fights to win his place in society.
A star's former servants try to keep her daughter from learning of her fate.
An inventor''''s new automobile could put his girlfriend''''s livery stable out of business.
A tycoon rises to the top in 19th-century San Francisco through greed and corruption.
A parson uses six-guns and the Bible to bring peace to a Tennessee town.
A doting father faces mountains of bills and endless trials when his daughter marries.
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
A lawyer's path to the top is blocked by his allergy to alcohol.
A lawyer and a widow encounter murder on a train ride.
An Australian gets caught in the battle between ranchers and sheep men.
A Native American Civil War hero returns home to fight for his people.
Three men pursue a shipboard romance with a woman they think is an heiress.
A veteran tries to clear an old friend of a murder charge.
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
A jealous wife decides working for her husband is the best way to keep tabs on him.
Killers scare a murder witness into silence.
A World War II veteran's marriage of convenience threatens his real wedding plans.
Three law-breaking brothers try to go straight, only to be hounded by a vengeful detective.
Sheriff Johnny Mack Brown attempts to reconcile two feuding cattle barons and catch the culprit who is cheating the local settlers out of their water rights.
Messing with a mobster's girlfriend gets a lawyer framed for murder.
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.
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
An artist discovers a real-life version of the perfect woman he's been drawing for years.
A terminally ill scientist seeks comfort from a mentally disturbed widow.
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
Two vaudevillians on the run from crooks try to pass themselves off as cowboys.
A dying millionaire gives his fortune to a working girl, then recovers and tries to get it back.
A family vaudeville act is torn apart by the father's drinking problem.
A society woman gets involved with a gangster only to find he has hidden plans.
A married woman''s passion for a former love drives her mad.
An elderly millionaire makes a hobby of playing cupid.
An heiress surreptitiously helps two songwriters waiting for their big break.
Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott.
A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost.
An ambitious singer ruins a doctor''''s life.
A gambler falls for the wife of the outlaw he's out to catch.
A war bride helps her husband adjust to civilian life.
A runaway prince in disguise takes up with a taxi driver.
A singer can''''t choose between a charismatic gangster and an honest newspaperman.
A twin takes her deceased sister''''s place as wife of the man they both love.
A woman tries to protect her refugee husband from her rich and powerful ex-lover.
In 1915, Atlantic City is a sleepy seaside resort, but Brad Taylor, son of a small hotel and vaudeville house proprietor, has big plans: he thinks it can be "the playground of the world." Brad's wheeling and dealing proves remarkably successful in attracting big enterprises and big shows, but brings him little success in personal relationships. Full of nostalgic songs and acts, some with the original artists.
During World War II, a 4F tries to help the woman he loves cover up a surprise pregnancy.
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Austin Shannon (Freddie Bartholomew), after showing cowardice in sports and unable to adjust to student life, decides he is a misfit at military school and runs away. He meets newsboy Joe Novak (Jimmy Lydon)and they become friends. A $1000 reward is posted for Freddie's return but Joe doesn't take advantage of it. Joe desires an education so Austin tutors him, while Joe teaches Austin how to box, play baseball and football...without flinching (no small task indeed when working with a Freddie Bartholomew character.)
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.
A stage star''''s dreams of retirement conflict with her playwright husband''''s need for a hit -- with her starring.
A mad doctor dresses as an ape to kill victims for their spinal fluid.
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
Family who witness a murder are pursued by gangsters.
An Irish convict escapes an Australian prison to organize a revolution.
A crusader returns to his Western hometown to root out corruption.
Rival newsreel photographers vie for scoops and a beautiful lady flyer.
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Calamity Jane gets mixed up in an Indian War and the friendly rivalry between Wild Bill Hickok and Buffalo Bill.
The U.S. Army needs more horses for the Spanish-American War. Hoppy must turn his Bar 20 cowhands into Rough Riders to gather up the horses, and of course bad guys try to sabotage the operation.
A spoiled rich boy is lost at sea and rescued by a fishing boat, where hard work and responsibility help him become a man.
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.
Federal agent John Tipton heads for Wyoming to supervise the vote on whether to join the Union. One group of locals is using dynamite to terrorize the populace and a local newspaper editor is killed.
Young marrieds in the fishing business run afoul of the law.
An obsessed policeman relentlessly pursues an escaped convict.
In the mid-1700's the East India Company has power over commerce on the sub-continent, with the blessings of the British government. A clerk in the company, Robert Clive, is frustrated by his lack of advancement, and transfers to the military arm of the company, where he excels. Clive's leadership and gift for manipulation strengthen England's hold over India and lead to personal wealth, which is often threatened by the enemies he makes along the way.
The title represents the hopeful, ambitious students at a hospital training school and is primarily a story of the stern discipline and laborious physical and mental toil they endure in order to become nurses and join the White Parade. It is told mainly through the character of June Arden (Loretta Young)who finds romance with Ronald Hall III (John Boles)on the way, with side stories of the other girls who find failure, success, laughs and tears on the way. The forerunner of umpteen dozens of TV series over the past 40 years.
Dad Brooks is in financial trouble and needs to sell a lot of horses. But they are being rustled and needing help, he sends for Tom. Tom looks for the rustlers but eventually realizes that someone is using a wild horse to do the rustling. He finds the secret entrance used by the rustlers to hide the horses but soon finds himself a prisoner.
Bill, who is about to lead a wagon train to California, has a map to a valuable gold field and Rocky is after the map. When Rocky and his men attack, Ken Manning breaks it up and later identifies Rocky and his men as the attackers. Expelled from the wagon train, they stampede a buffalo herd puting the Indians on the warpath. After the Indians attack the wagon train, Rocky thinks he can get the map.
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
Easter, a soldier of fortune and gunrunner, leaves his family behind escaping from the authorities and an American detective named Mason. His globe hopping escape leads him finally to South America, where he is hired to organize a band of revolutionaries, unaware that they plan to eliminate him when his job is done. Here, also, he encounters his own son, on track to waste his own life in pursuits similar to Easter's.
The jungle king helps a young woman rescue her father from the high priest of a lost city.
After being duped by Consuello into losing the family fortune, Carlos' brother Juan commits suicide. When Carlos next meets Consuello, she is the bride to be of his friend Ramon and this means more trouble.
Jim and Buddy decide to follow their pal Tater-bug who left them for another job. No sooner do they arrive than Tater-bug gets shot in the back. Jim suspects Joe Weller but has no proof.
Dale and sidekick 'Swede' break up a stage robbery only to be arrested for the robbery. Escaping to a new town they make an enemy of Moore. When the Sheriff arrives looking for the two, Moore and his men go after them planning to kill them.
A mysterious master criminal known as The Voice plots with his gang to sabotage the Milesburg Oil Company, but the rightful heir has a secret army of her own to protect her rights.
Bob Merril, looking for the killer of Buddy's father, has found the secret entrance to Pecos' hideout. There he captures Indian Joe who confesses that Marsdan was the killer, But while Bob is off riding in the rodeo his witness escapes.
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
A stunt double does not receive the credit for his stunts.
In this comedic short, Joe McDoakes imagines himself as a private detective on a murder case. Vitaphone Release 1636A.
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.
A man attends the opening of a new baseball stadium to throw out the first pitch, but the crowd must first endure his monologue in this comedic short.
This short film examines several stories revolving around John Wilkes Bookes.
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