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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 17, 1962|
|Born:||July 11, 1892||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Adaptation of the David France book chronicles the class action suit filed by a Boston attorney on behalf of sexual abuse victims harmed by priests of the local Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church.
A good-hearted gangster turns an old apple seller into a society matron so she can impress her daughter.
A woman''''s desperate search for love leads to an affair with her husband''''s law partner.
During a mock trial, a small-town law student uncovers new evidence about a real crime.
Reporters compete to catch a serial killer.
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.
An Inca legend says the Inca Empire was destroyed by the gods when a gold and jeweled starburst was stolen from the Temple of the Sun centuries ago, and the ancient civilization will spring anew when the treasure is returned. The natives want it but so does Harry Steele (Charlton Heston), an American adventurer of slightly-shady ways who wants it for personal gain, as does his adversary (Thomas Mitchell), a grizzled old man even more into skullduggery than Steele. The latter teams up with Elena Antonescu (Nicole Maurey), an Iron Curtain refugee fleeing from the MKVD. She can help him get a plane and he can help her escape Peru for the relative safety of Mexico.Is there a chance they will end up in a bickering love-hate relationship?...Is there a chance an American archaelogist, Dr. Stanley Moorehead (Robert Young), will come along as one corner of a romantic triangle?...Is there a chance that Yma Sumac (billed third on the posters and ads and special billed in the film), who can't act but can sing, will sing a few songs?...Is there a chance that these trite-sounding questions will develop into a film that is far from trite and vastly entertaining? Dang right, there is. Check it out.
A retired Marshal must defend his town from a revengeful villain.
A mechanic alienates everyone who loves him when he becomes a champion race car driver.
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
A farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War.
A downed pilot looks back on his life as he awaits rescue in the South Pacific.
An orphan girl melts the hearts of three crusty old men.
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived.
A woman suspected of murdering her doctor boyfriend has an identical twin sister. When both twins have an alibi for the night of the murder, a psychiatrist is called in to assist a detective in solving the case. Through a series of tests, he discovers which twin actually committed the crime and in the course of his investigation he falls in love with the normal twin.
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
A crusading priest struggles to build a mission in China.
WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline service, after his plane crashed in the South Pacific in late 1942.
During WWII, five brothers enlist in the Navy and are assigned to serve on the same ship.
Leslie Calvin, the sole survivor of a submarine accident, goes to her relatives in order to recover emotionally. Unfortunately she encounters various scam artists led by Mr. Sydney who intend to kill her and steal the family assets. Dr. George Grover helps Leslie to defeat Sydney.
The lives of a close-knit group of brothers growing up in Iowa during the days of the Great Depression and of World War II and their eventual deaths in action in the Pacific theater are chronicled in this film based on a true story.
This film follows the legendary story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, from buffalo hunter to wild west showman.
Thirteen U.S. soldiers risk their lives to hold a bridge against the Japanese.
Billy the Kid and Doc Holliday fight over possession of a stallion and a sultry Mexican girl.
Two clubmen discuss the occult, introducing three weird tales: 1) Plain, bitter Henrietta secretly loves law student Michael. Then on Mardi Gras night, a mysterious stranger gives her a mask of beauty that she must return at midnight. 2) At a party, palmist Podgers makes uncannily accurate predictions, later telling skeptic Marshal Tyler that he will murder someone. The notion obsesses Tyler, with ironic consequences. 3) High wire artist Gaspar dreams of falling, then loses his nerve. He recognizes Joan from his dreams, and falls for her. Will any of his dreams, involving Joan and disaster, come true?
During WWII, a corporal in the desert reminisces about the love he left behind and faces uncertainty about his strength as a leader.
An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat discover, misfortune can often lead to truth.
A woman defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.
A waitress risks her life to help downed pilots escape occupied France.
After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man. In his uncertainty, he takes a job on an isolated bait barge. That night, he rescues lovely Anna from a watery suicide attempt and installs her on the barge. But Tiny, Bobo's longtime pal and parasite, hopes to drive Anna away before domestic bliss tears Bobo away from him; the still unsolved murder may be just the wedge Tiny needs. There's fog on the water and evil brewing...
When he's named governor of Jamaica, a former pirate sets out to clean up the Caribbean.
With his sidekick Rusty, Jeff Harper sails to paradisiacal tropical isle Ahmi-Oni to bargain on behalf of his cattle baron father for land owned by transplanted Irishman Dennis O'Brien. But Jeff falls in love with O'Brien's daughter, Eileen, and even his father can't break them up after he arrives and himself falls under the spell of island splendor.
An elderly professor with six months to live plots a murder to reunite two young lovers.
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
Small town lovers search for happiness.
A Scottish lad and Irish lass risk their families' wrath by marrying.
A playwright persuades a con artist to help an embezzler go straight.
A merchant ship's crew tries to survive the loneliness of the sea and the coming of war.
A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create an idyllic home for themselves, only to find the island under siege by pirates.
A team of flyers risks their lives to deliver the mail in a mountainous South American country.
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.
A deformed bell ringer rescues a gypsy girl falsely accused of witchcraft and murder.
A group of disparate passengers battle personal demons and each other while racing through Indian country.
A private eye falls for the murderess he's pursuing.
A college tennis star gives up the game for love.
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
A Polynesian escapes prison to return home during a raging storm.
Four fugitives from a Chinese revolution discover a lost world of peace and harmony.
An Australian opera singer hires a husband so she can work in the U.S.
A devoted couple faces the harsh economic realities of growing older.
A man goes to a loan shark to finance his family''''s vacation.
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
A woman's two lives as small-town innocent and author of torrid romances collide.
A woman puts her beautiful house ahead of her family.
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The story, set in a sleepy little country town, tells of a drifter who takes refuge in a barn during a storm and becomes involved in a murder when he finds a body.
An hour-long review of presidential campaigns and the gimmicks used to attract voters.
The charming story of a department store Santa who believes he is the real Santa Claus--and his efforts to convince a disbelieving world that he is. Based on the 1947 story by Valentine Davies.
The comical escapades of an advertising executive as he seeks the perfect family for an upcomimg campaign called "The Typical American Family."
This short film presents the awards ceremony for the 1939 Academy Awards. Vitaphone Release 9780-9783.
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