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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 26, 1952|
|Born:||June 10, 1895||Cause of Death:||breast cancer|
|Birth Place:||Wichita, Kansas, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A profile of successful female stand-up comics, from pioneers like Phyllis Diller to contemporary favorites like Paula Poundstone.
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
A mechanic alienates everyone who loves him when he becomes a champion race car driver.
George McAllister (John Carroll), the black sheep of a wealthy family who has squandered his share of the family inheritance, and lives in constant jealousy, hatred and resentment of his half-brother Barry (Robert Paige), who has been supporting him. George gets his girl friend, Carlotta Duval (Vera Ralston), a job as Barry's nurse with the plan of eventually marrying him. She does, but instead of going ahead with the original plan or getting rid of Barry, inheriting his money and marrying George, she finds that she is really in love with Barry.
A war bride helps her husband adjust to civilian life.
A brainy school girl falls apart over a new, handsome teacher.
A husband tries to win back his wife before she can divorce him.
Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Brer Rabbit to help little Johnny deal his confusion over his parents' separation as well as his new life on the plantation. The tales: The Briar Patch, The Tar Baby and Brer Rabbit's Laughing place.
A mother and wife struggle to cope while her husband is off serving in World War II.
A small-town girl defies her father by falling for a soldier.
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
A pair of New Yorkers face culture shock when they buy a dilapidated country house.
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man.
Believing her husband to be dead, a flyer's wife bargains with his former love to adopt the woman's baby.
A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce.
Woman (Bainter) tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son (Payne) to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter (Joyce) of his father's trainer (Brennan), he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt.
When he cures a circus elephant, a country doctor gets an unwanted friend.
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.
A showgirl gives up life in the fast lane for a young soldier on his way to fight World War I.
A psychiatrist falls in love with the woman he's supposed to be nudging into marriage with someone else.
A nightclub dancer marries into society and has to contend with her jealous sister-in-law.
After a whirlwind courtship, a nightclub singer has to adjust to her professor husband's conservative family.
A daffy socialite gets her friends mixed up in a murder investigation.
A compulsive liar, married to a scrupulously honest lawyer, confesses to a murder she didn''''t commit to help further his career.
After divorcing a society man, a small-town woman tries to build a better life for their daughter.
A small-town mayor fights crooks set on opening a gambling resort.
A milquetoast banker gets caught in an investment swindle.
A millionaire hires a lady trainer for his stables.
A college football star risks his health to play in the big game.
When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.
A horse breeder''''s daughter falls for a bookie.
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.
An egotistical singing star makes a talented kid his protege.
A model weds a struggling engineer then has her own struggles with domesticity.
Napoleon's younger brother falls for a girl from Baltimore.
Woman drops out of college to marry an ambitious, young journalist. Their happiness is delayed when a rich admirer sees that she gets an acting job just as her reporter leaves to cover the news from Rome. The marriage goes stale as separartions follow reunions, and the two pursue their respective ca
When an heiress sues a newspaper, the editor hires a reporter to compromise her.
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter. The little girl charms her crusty grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother.
Vaudevillians supporting the musical efforts of aging Hollywood star Diane de Valle decide to head for Tinseltown themselves when de Valle's high salary and low drawing power cancel the revue. Managing to land roles in a de Valle musical movie, perky Peggy is rescued from the chorus line by the tricks of her boyfriend Jack, who uses bravado to usurp de Valle's role in favor of Peggy, who is more suited to the bouncy musical.
Plastic surgery turns a gangster into a movie star.
James Houghland, inventor of a new method by which television signals can be instantaneously sent anywhere in the world, refuses to sell the process to television companies, who then send agents to acquire the invention any way they can. On the night of his initial broadcast Houghland is mysteriously murdered in the middle of his demonstration and it falls to Police Chief Nelson to determine who the murderer is from the many suspects present.
A cop, who plays by his own rules, brings down a notorious gangster.
A small-town girl with social ambitions falls in love with a local playboy.
A toothpaste tycoon''''s daughter joins his rival to teach him a lesson.
A sea captain caught in a romantic triangle has to fight off modern-day pirates.
An actress signs up to spy for the Union, then falls for a Confederate officer.
A small-town businessman bumbles into blackmail and a real-estate swindle.
The former Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer operate the Plumfield School for homeless boys. One of the boys, Nat, invites Dan, a street kid, to come to the school, where the boys are all loved and well cared for. Dan is a young tough, but his heart is good, and when he is accused of theft at the school, Jo continues to believe in him and that the true thief will be found out.
A Southern judge confounds civic leaders with his laid-back approach to his job.
Two military pilots are close friends, and share in a lot of hazardous missions while engaging in a series of good-natured romantic rivalries. But when one of the pilots loses a girl he really cared for, he cannot forgive his friend. Soon afterwards, they must work together on their most dangerous mission yet.
A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters.
Three couples raise a ruckus when they travel to Nevada for quickie divorces.
A wealthy but neurotic Southern belle finds herself trapped in the hideout of a gang of vicious bootleggers.
A nightclub singer gives in to a rich playboy to finance her husband''''s medical treatment.
Lovers David Lunch and Betty Summers are caught in the feud between their two families. When David kills the Summers son, he escapes to the West. He marries and when his boy is two he and his wife are killed by Indians who take the boy. Twenty years later the boy is now the Indian chief. Betty's daughter is nearby and the two are destined to meet.
A saxophone player rises to fame as a singing star.
A radio announcer accidentally kills his wife, then leads an on-air hunt for her killer.
A widowed U.S. Senator finds himself embroiled in scandal when he remarries.
This short film presents the awards ceremony for the 1939 Academy Awards. Vitaphone Release 9780-9783.
In this comedic short, a husband and wife manage to switch bodies with the assistance of a psychic.
In this comedic short film, a man''''s new wife must convince her wealthy aunt that she''''s married to someone else.
In this comedic short, a man attempts to set his is sister-in-law up on a date so that she will move out of the house.
In this comedic short film, an old friend of Charley Chase''''s wife accuses Charley of having flirted with her in the park.
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