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A small-time thief kills his way to the top of the New York rackets.
An experimental treatment turns a small-town doctor into a vampire.
Rocky, Special Investigator for Wells Fargo, shows up just in time to save the stage from being robbed. Unable to find the mastermind, or even the outlaws who rob the stage, Rocky goes undercover as an outlaw. He goes to Cedarville after robbing the stage, with the help of the driver, and tries to find the big boss. What he does find is that the big boss has a permanent retirement plan as a payoff for the goods.
A small-town girl finds love on the road to Broadway stardom.
Fanciful musical biography of wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley.
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
A ruthless race-car driver falls for a crusading journalist out to clean up the sport.
A wealthy eccentric prefers the company of an invisible six-foot rabbit to his family.
Two disturbed young people release their fascination with guns through a crime spree.
A female music critic marries a rancher and has to adjust to life out West.
A police officer tries to find half a million dollars stolen by gangsters.
An outlaw tries to leave the family gang and go straight.
A turn-of-the-century socialite joins the women''s suffrage movement.
A German immigrant braves the wild West in search of gold and a woman to love.
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.
A singing truck driver battles snobbery to become a star.
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
A crusading DA falls for a defense attorney with a criminal past.
A dedicated priest tries to reform a group of homeless boys in turn-of-the-century St. Louis.
Cheerful outlaw Charlie Boles leaves former partners Lance and Jersey and heads for California, where the Gold Rush is beginning. Soon, a lone gunman in black is robbing Wells Fargo gold shipments. One fateful day, the stage he robs carries old friends Lance and Jersey...and notorious dancer Lola Montez, coming to perform in Sacramento. Black Bart and Lance become rivals for both Lola's favors and Wells Fargo's gold.
An angel helps set an ambitious bishop on the right track.
A professor doesn't know his wife is an heiress.
An efficiency expert tries to prove his methods apply to child rearing.
A family man helps out people in need and ends up broke in the process.
A young woman tries to recover her sanity in a corrupt mental institution.
Finishing a trail drive, Hoppy and the boys head to town and immediately get caught up in the conflict between school teacher Miss Abott and next door saloon owner Mawson. When Miss Abott disappears, Hoppy gets a clue to her location and rescues her from Mawson's cabin. It looks like Mawson is the man he wants, but Hoppy finds an item that indicates otherwise.
A political pollster discovers the perfect cross-section of American tastes and fights to keep it that way.
Two bandleaders rise to the top then split up the act over sibling rivalry.
A gambler falls for the wife of the outlaw he's out to catch.
A film that qualifies as a Travelogue Documentary in that it contains footage of world-famous race tracks such as England's Ascot, Palermo in South America, and Churchill Downs, Jamaica, Aqueduct, Hollywood Park, Santa Anita, Belmont, Hialeah, Arlington and Saratoga in the United States, and since it begins in London in 1938, the Coronation of the King. Jock Wallace (Cornel Wilde), an easy-going and rootless horse lover, is taken to task by Leslie Hale (Maureen O'Hara), who thinks he has swindled her Aunt Helen (Ethel Griffies) on the purchase of a horse. He finds out that she is engaged to Bill Van Dyke (Glenn Langan), a young diplomat, and follows her to London , entering the horse he acquired from Aunt Helen in the famed Ascot Gold Cup. Jock and Leslie fall in love and are married on a boat to South America. In Buenos Aires, Leslie is jealous of Kitty Brant (Helen Walker), an old flame of Jock's. Leslie wants Jock to settle down on his Maryland farm to raise and sell race horses, but he has too much gypsy in his blood and wants to follow the race-track circuit. They separate and he gives Leslie the horse that brought them together, and he hits the road. Leslie and old-time trainer "Doc" Ellbourne (James Gleason) then proceed to win race after race with the horse. Jock, contrite and converted, returns to his old homestead and begins training another horse. Will his horse beat her horse?
A young dance student accidentally cripples a teacher she doesn't like.
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
During a whirlwind two-day pass in New York, a sailor falls in love with an Englishwoman.
Fred Brady plays twin brothers (actually triplets in the final scene), one of whom has three girls on a romantic string and is trying to sell a television show to a fountain pen manufacturer (Walter Catlett.) The other doesn't have one girl and quietly sells insurance. The insurance seller invests money in his brother's show and, in the process of protecting his investment, gets involved with his twin's romances. Things eventually work out and the TV promoter winds up with the manufacturer's daughter (Paula Drew) and the salesman with Sheila Ryan. Lita Baron (in her Isabelita days) gets to dance a few numbers with the music of the (12th-billed) Guadalajara Trio, and Nick Moro & Frank Yaconelli, the old vaudeville team that was seen together mostly in Tom Keene westerns at Monogram in the early 1940's.
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her absent husband Bill despite much harassment for dates from co-workers. But when Bill finally returns from Europe, it becomes increasingly evident to Kay that he has been a world- class philanderer. Still loving him, Kay decides to take gentle revenge by making him think she does likewise. Ensuing comic events ridicule the double standard at every opportunity.
Lou Costello plays a country bumpkin vacuum-cleaner salesman, working for the company run by the crooked Bud Abbott. To try to keep him under his thumb, Abbott convinces Costello that he's a crackerjack salesman. This comedy is somewhat like "The Time of Their Lives," in that Abbott and Costello don't have much screen time together and there are very few vaudeville bits woven into the plot.
A bumbling soldier and his scheming friend take France by storm.
A girl pretends to be a war bride to get a hotel room in Washington.
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
A bandleader with hypnotic powers tries to train a boxer.
A small-town butcher has problems coping with meat rationing.
A bandit from the gold fields moves to San Francisco and tries to go straight.
A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.
Henry and Dizzy have a baby sitting service and get more than they bargain for when the mother of a 10 month old leaves town to clear her husband of a crime.
A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific. When the soldier returns back to the States, he goes to look up his pen pal, and is told by the "mother" that the daughter has moved away. An acquaintance of the women tells the soldier the truth, and in a rage the "mother" kills her. In order to cover up that crime, she realizes she must kill the soldier, too.
A hypochondriac''''s imagined illnesses aren''''t enough to keep him out of the military.
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
An unemployed reporter tracks down a Nazi spy ring to get his job back.
A widow's grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor.
A tailor nurses an unrequited crush on a stage star.
A husband mistakenly believes his hot Latin wife is pregnant.
A society sleuth investigates murder at a girls'' school.
Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim "Hunk" Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen.
A dancer sailing to Puerto Rico hides government messages in her tap routines.
A small-town blowhard runs for water commissioner while fighting to win custody of his niece and nephew.
A U.S. marshal is murdered by a gang run by the town boss. The marshal's son poses as an outlaw to infiltrate the gang and bring them to justice.
Boston pharmacist Tom Craig comes to Sacramento, where he runs afoul of local political boss Britt Dawson, who exacts protection payment from the citizenry. Dawson frames Craig with poisoned medicine, but Craig redeems himself during a Gold Rush epidemic.
A government mail sack, missing for fifty years, is now being delivered. Stamp collector Julie Martin (Brenda Joyce) follows postal inspector Brennon (Stanley Andrews) on his delivery tour, hoping to find some rare stamps for her philatelist customers. One letter brings love and warmth to a lonely spinster from a sweetheart lost in a war, another a welcome bravery citation to Civil War veteran Slade (Will Wright) and a third is to the parents of the now-state governor from his high school principal requesting he be disciplined for throwing spitballs in class. Dan Carter (Richard Travis), the owner of the village supply store who extends local farmers unlimited credit and, as a result, is on the verge of foreclosure by the ruthless Harwood banking family, get a letter sent by his grandfather to his father containing 500 shares of stock in the Harwood bank. The Harwood family fights back by charging Dan with fraud, but Judge Colt (Spencer Charters) and Dan's Aunt Martha (Emma Dunn) aid him.
A young doctor with a broken heart succumbs to the lure of a socialite.
A possessive son's efforts to keep his mother from remarrying threaten to destroy his family.
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
A Brooklyn showgirl signs on as maid for a family of wealthy eccentrics.
A stuffy businessman livens things up by having a fling.
An author writing a book on jealousy discovers his wife is an expert on the subject.
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
Marathon Pictures is stuck with Billy Doran (Darryl Hickman), Whiz Quiz radio show star but a flop in Hollywood. Ex-child star Tiny Barlow (Jackie Cooper) suggests that the studio remake "Skippy", the film that made him famous, with himself as coach for little Billy. A. J. Colder (Walter Abel), Marathon's Mighty Mogul, agrees. Joan Winslow (Susanna Foster), a contract player who has never had a part, is picked to replace balky Brenda Lee (Ann Gillis) in Marathon's monster musical of the year. Tiny poses as a big shot and takes credit for getting Joan the role. They are soon seen everywhere together as Tiny is taking advantage of her publicity build-up for his own gain, until he suddenly finds out he is in love with her and confesses his duplicity. This occurs when Colder has forbid Joan to see Tiny anymore, directing her to only be seen with important people who can help her career, and Tiny thinks it is because she has dumped him. He enters into a conspiracy with Brenda's agent, Mickey Fadden (John Gallaudet), to make Brenda give up her strike and accept the role Colder gave Joan. She does and Tiny is given the role of her leading man. But he is unhappy about what he has done in costing Joan her big chance, plus his old friend, Georgie Clemons (Jackie Searle) who used to play the mean kid in Tiny's films is also replaced. Faced with the taunts of the production crew because of what he helped engineer and broken hearted about Joan, Tiny walks out on the picture, climbs into his automobile and heads for parts unknown. Little Billy, who adores him, stows away in the luggage compartment. Billy, the high IQ kid, has devised a scheme to set everything right.
A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.
Scot Webster tries to save his sister Susan from the clutches of gangster W.S. Bruhl. When Scot comes to Bruhl's rented room, one of the gangster's aides falls into his hands, killed by a gunman. The murderer tosses his gun to Scot and disappears. Since all the evidence points at him, Scot is arrested, tried and sentenced to death. A mad scientist uses his brain to transplant it into a gorilla. After the operation Scot wakes up in the body of a gorilla, eager to get his revenge...
A girls''''-school teacher stumbles on an abandoned baby.
Mark Twain''''s classic troublemaker helps a runaway slave escape to the North.
A gangster finds the straight life ain't so simple.
A rebellious son neglects his parents after enlisting in the Civil War.
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
An efficiency expert tries to streamline operations at a Hollywood studio.
A sea captain has to live up to his tall tales when he''''s attacked by gangsters.
The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse Monique is Capt. La Roche.
An opium addict''''s obsession with a young girl leads to murder.
Poolroom ace Dunn marries his girlfriend Wilson but cant find work so he sends her back to her family. Things improve after he catches some crooks.
Mirabel wins a $5,000 lottery which will enable her to live like a queen in New York. There she meets Sandro, a bellboy who is really a prince, so she does get to be a queen after all.
A mild-mannered reporter learns to stand up for himself.
Every husband loves their mother-in-law, but when they are like the ones portrayed in this short film it can be difficult!
Narrator John Nesbitt reminisces about his home town and childhood in this short film.
A short film about the various types of wives that one can have and how to deal with them.
A gang of children try to clean the mud from their clothes, but gain a pretty horrific stench in this comedic short.
In this short film, a gang of children form a society to promote automobile safety awareness.
In this short film, a boy comes face to face with a wealthy lookalike, and the two boys decide to trade places.
In this comedic short, two boys fall in love with a new girl at school, but are forced to join her in a tea party.
In this short film, a gang of children face several comedic problems on their fishing trip.
This short film focuses on charity fraud.
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