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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 20, 1958|
|Born:||January 23, 1889||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Newark, New Jersey, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Cast (feature film)
Satan and the spirit of mankind contend for the future of humanity.
A talent scout turns a young unknown into a radio singing star.
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.
Innocent lies build up as a show-business hopeful tries to build a career.
When he loses his job, a middle-aged bookkeeper goes out on the town.
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.
A sailor gets more than he bargained for from a quickie marriage.
A runaway prince in disguise takes up with a taxi driver.
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more.
An angel is sent to destroy the earth with a trumpet blast.
A 19th-century dentist sets out to find a painless method for pulling teeth in this true story.
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.
A tap-dancing lady disc jockey finds herself torn between a wealthy man and his former chauffeur.
Thinking he''''s terminally ill, a man tries to raise money by undertaking daredevil stunts.
A pair of New Yorkers face culture shock when they buy a dilapidated country house.
J. P. Courtney wants to update the music on the radio program he sponsors, but his wife, Agatha Courtney, is the final authority and addicted to the classics and won't allow him to replace Professor Bistell and his symphonic orchestra. Conspiring with his daughter Sue and her friends, Marvo the Great, the Andrews Sisters, Anne Payne and bandleader Woody Herman, they devise a sabotage plot that gets rid of Professor Bistell, and a new sound is soon heard on the program.
A repressed spinster is transformed by psychiatry and her love for a married man.
To finance her husband's career, a married woman courts an eccentric millionaire.
A lawyer''''s secretary tries to protect a controversial client from prying eyes at an over-crowded hotel.
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
Two old Marine Corps pals re-enlist and end up fighting over the same woman.
A notorious Frenchwoman pretends to be a society lady to nab a rich husband.
A married woman invites a former boyfriend to dinner, and he decides to move in.
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
A filmmaker tries to sell a script about con artists taking on the Russian millionaires of Mexico.
Battling spouses accidentally switch bodies.
When he foils two robberies in one day, the town drunkard is hired to guard the local bank.
When a waiter (Murphy) gives a society girl (Joyce) a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle (Ruggles) makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
An unemployed dreamer thinks he's won a big radio contest.
A small radio station is saved of getting bankrupt by a backer, who invests money for a TV equipment, if the owner allows, that his dancing daughter Annabelle can dance and sing on the screen, but due to her voice, her singing had to be dubbed by the owner's girl friend Pat Abbott.But problems start, when the owner starts dating Annabelle.
Career conflicts threaten a singer''s marriage to a young composer.
A glamorous ghost helps a henpecked husband save his wife from gold-digging friends.
To annoy his family, a millionaire hires an out-of-work girl to pose as a gold digger.
A European playboy falls for his maid.
Three sisters take their small inheritance and move from Kansas to California in search of rich husbands. To start with Pamela poses as a socialite and Moira and Elizabeth pretend to be her staff.
A publicist falls for his most difficult client's daughter.
After a whirlwind courtship, a nightclub singer has to adjust to her professor husband's conservative family.
A frantic radio producer must find the perfect Little Miss America for an advertiser's national program and discovers her in his country neighbor.
Once rich architect (Farrell) ruined by the Depression and working as a janitor has a daughter (Temple) who befriends a millionaire (Gillingwater) who backs her dad's engineering plans.
A psychiatrist falls in love with the woman he's supposed to be nudging into marriage with someone else.
A Broadway musical star falls for an eccentric millionaire.
A student accused of tattling fights to regain her classmates' trust.
A millionaire who''s been married seven times courts wife number eight.
A couple who are always quarreling split up temporarily while she goes to France and teams up with a playboy who's being sued for breach of promise.
A British butler goes to America duped by mobsters into believing he is the heir to a fortune.
A young girl tries to escape the suitors her mother has picked for her.
A photojournalist and his pet pigeon crash a society party and find love.
Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen.
When success goes to his head, a bandleader could lose everything.
When a working girl tries to return a lost fur coat, she gets caught up in a wealthy family''''s battles.
A man and woman working different shifts share the same apartment without realizing it.
A silent Western star has trouble adjusting to the coming of sound.
An opera manager tries to woo a soprano back to his company.
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
A young lawyer is unable to get a family to sign a land sale contract until their daughter falls in love with him.
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
Ten years of married life beginning in 1925. Mary stands by Jack after the Depression of 1929 but considers divorce when he again becomes successful by 1935. Bill, who loves Mary, works at keeping them together.
Two women, partners in a doughnut shop, learn that their children have fallen in love with each other. But when each mother individually comes into a fortune, each insists that her child marry into high society. Of course, what goes up must come down...
A zany heiress tries to help a tramp by making him the family butler.
A secretary who handles the boss' business perfectly marries him and tackles his home life.
When the daughter of a newspaper publisher is falsely charged with murder, a reporter on her father's paper goes into hiding with her. At first hoping to get an exclusive story, the reporter eventually finds himself falling in love and trying to find the real killer.
Gracie Allen (Gracie Allen) assumes the "management" of the shop owned by her papa Horatio Allen (George Barbier), turning it into a radio station and then an aviary---with the usual Gracie Allen logic---while distracted Papa is trying to get younger daughter, beauty contest winner Florence (Joan Marsh), married before she can head to Hollywood and get into the movies. The story moves to Hollywood, where, with Gracie around, kidnappers get kidnapped and the chatter between her and George Burns (George Burns)even takes a few satirized shots at Filmland, in addition to their usual unusual routines. Guy Lombardo, top-billed on the ads and posters with Burns and Allen but not the cast listings, and dance team Frank Veloz and Yolanda, fill in where needed between the cracks of the mostly on-the-fly plot, and they don't seem to be taking their gigs all that seriously either. Burns & Allen Radio fans, the few of us that still remember "Radio", will love it,while others are likely to give it a "say what" or 'duh", especially if they were raised on television comedy of the past 20 years.
A radio comic runs out of jokes, triggering a desperate search.
Two nitwits are mistaken for the king''''s physicians in medieval England.
A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters.
A newsreel photographer neglects his love life to get the perfect shot.
A man spends his life building a successful business to pass on to his kids who are uninterested.
Madcap investors converge on a Chinese hotel to buy rights to a new invention-television.
A girl from the wrong side of the tracks is torn between true love and a life of sin.
An independent woman can't chose between the two men she loves.
A dance-band leader finds love and success in Brazil.
A radio star''''s pure image leads to a fake engagement to a hayseed.
A carnival pitch man turns a sideshow dancer into an overnight sensation.
A female con artist uses her skills against German spies.
A wealthy industrialist's wife gets into a big argument with him; to cool off, she goes on an ocean trip. He thinks she's left him for good, so he marries another woman. When his first wife returns, complications ensue.
A scatterbrained miss throws a big party to advance her boyfriend''''s career.
Karl, a German diplomat in Paris, discovers that his fiancee, Diane, has been cheating on him. He tells her that he would rather marry a "girl of the streets" than her. Outraged, Diane decides to grant hi his wish, and enlists the services of a Spanish singer/dancer from a disreputable nightclub to pose as a sophisticated, convent-educated singer, and surreptitiously arranges for her to meet Karl.
Attorney Ken Walrick, not quite realizing the difference between a garter and a bracelet, gives Gertie Darling a bejewelled garter with his photograph in miniature attached. But then he must cover his indiscretion by getting the garter back before his fiancee finds out.
In this silent film, the worst actress in a theatrical company turns out to be their only hope of survival.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
Strange passions run amok in the alpine village of Tolzbad, whose residents live in obsessive silence, walking on tenterhooks to avoid the constant threat of avalanches, icy paths and lightning strikes that seem to plague them.
The story of a beautiful artist's model (Trilby) who is transformed into a great singer by Svengali, a musical genius who possesses strange hypnotic powers. Based on the 1894 romance novel "Trilby" by George du Maurier. "Trilby" was first seen as a segment of "Studio One" (CBS, September 11, 1950)
In this comedic short, a group of musicians takes desperate measures to appear on a radio program.
In this musical short, a murder has been committed and two detectives are on the case!
In this comedic short, a magical chef helps a housewife cook her husband''''s dinner.
Two taxi drivers are bullied by a rival cab driver in this comedic short.
In this musical short film, the son of a department store owner replaces the regular sales girls with chorus girls.
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