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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 31, 2010|
|Born:||April 8, 1926||Cause of Death:||complications of pneumonia|
|Birth Place:||Tacoma, Washington, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A marriage broker can''''t resist meddling in the life of a model, with disastrous results.
When his son accidentally kills someone, a lawyer must defend the man wrongly charged with the murder.
A little person becomes the dupe of a criminal gang.
A fore-runner and a semi- slight version of "Take Care of My Little Girl" from Sam Katzman, but pert-and-pretty Jean Porter had a knack for making Katzman's pictures look better than they were. Here, she (as Joanne Leeds), interrupts her carnival singing career to enroll as a freshman at Upton College. She quickly encounters the snobbery of the sorority girls because of her background. But the sorority is reorganized on democratic principles and she is invited to join, although it is never made too clear why she would want to join this group of airheads anyway.
Dagwood takes over the office in Dithers's absence and hires former WAC Mary Jane. Dagwood and the WAC become unemployed, the Bumsteads start their own business, and Dagwood gets his old job back.
On Mother's Day, 1946, in San Francisco, Ziggy Brennan thinks back on the events which have brought her to this day.
A 14-year-old has to re-adjust when he''''s returned to his family after falsifying his age to become a World War II hero.
When a sorority girl is found murdered, her classmates set out to solve the case.
A Nazi officer on trial for war crimes thinks back on his past.
A tap-dancing lady disc jockey finds herself torn between a wealthy man and his former chauffeur.
A young girl fears her favorite uncle may be a killer.
A writer for a radio program needs some fresh ideas to juice up his show. For inspiration, he rents a room with a typical American family and begins to secretly write about their true life antics. The show becomes a big hit, but he begins to feel guilty about his charade when he falls in love with the family's pretty older daughter.
A young girl has to overcome social prejudice when she falls for a wealthy young man.
A rebel spy poses as a wild West dance hall girl.
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
Five siblings face boarding school when their working mother can't hold a job and care for them.
Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small town until a storm lets the family show their stuff. Clips from earlier films fill in Shirley's background.
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