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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 22, 1959|
|Born:||March 12, 1922||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Columbus, Georgia, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
After four fur trappers have been slain and their furs stolen, Corporal Rod Webb (Kirby Grant) of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police sets out for their village. En route he and his dog Chinook come upon another trapper, Henri (Edward Norris), shot and lying unconscious on the trail, and the furs he was delivering to the factor, McTavish (Charles Lang), stolen. Chinook trails the would-be-killer Muskoka (Ted Hecht) and bites a piece of cloth from his coat before he escapes. Webb leaves Henri with Greta (Jan Clayton) while he investigates, aided by Minnetaki (Elizabeth Root), Indian servant fired by McTavish, the real head of the fur thieves, and Marcia Cameron (Helen Parrish), wife of the superintendent (Luther Crockett) of the trading company that employs McTavish.
The Bowery Boys pose as bellhops to solve a murder.
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
An heiress experiences a variety of strange goings on when she goes to collect her inheritance.
Bad guys plot to trick a newly arrived Eastern girl out of a ranch which belongs to her infant ward. Roy, of course, saves the ranch for the girl. Songs include "I'm Headin's for the Home Corral," "He's a No Good Son of a Gun," "Sandman Lullaby," "Song of the San Joaquin," and "I'm a Cowboy Rockefeller."
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
Government agents Jim Lane (Lon Chaney Jr.) and Sierra Pete (Noah Beery Jr.) are sent to investigate the breakdown of the U.S. Mail delivery in the La Paz country, which is carried by the Overland Company operated by Tom Gilbert (Tom Chatterton) and his daughter Barbara (Helen Parrish.) Aided by their friend, Buckskin Bill Burke (Don Terry), they discover that Frank Chadwick (Noah Beery), using white renegades disguised as Indians, is behind the trouble as he wants the mail franchise owned by Gilbert's stageline.
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.
Steve (Charles Lang), Skat(Eddie Quillan) and other members of a high-ridin', rug-cuttin' musical combo from Oklahoma set off to conquer Broadway, only to find that rhumba-rhythm is all the rage. They decide to sail for Havana to learn the rhythm and pick up the accent, and, on board the ship, Steve meets Rosita Alvarez (Helen Parrish) who is Cuba-bound with her father, Pop Alvarez (Leon Errol), a merry confidence man. All have problems they expect to be solved by Madame La Zonda (Lupe Velez), but they arrive and find that the exotic queen of the rhumba's night club has gone broke. Another confidence man, Beheegan (William Frawley), who has sold a few city halls in his day, provides the answer to everything; using a satchel filled with ill-gotten gains and under the watchful eyes of Alvin (Big Boy Williams), Gabby (Shemp Howard) and Maxwell (Frank Mitchell), he purchases several mythical plantations in South America from Pop.
Kay Kyser and his band fight to save a young girl trapped in a haunted mansion.
In this reworking of Cinderella, orphaned Connie Harding is sent to live with her rich aunt and uncle after graduating from boarding school. She's hardly received with open arms, especially by her snobby cousin Barbara. When the entire family is invited to a major social ball, Barbara sees to it that Connie is forced to stay home. With the aid of her uncle, who acts as her fairy godfather, Connie makes it to the ball and meets her Prince Charming in Ted Drake, her cousin's boyfriend.
Now that their parents are back together, the Craig girls think life is going to be easy. It is, until Kay falls in love with Joan's fiance! Complications arise when youngest sister Penny tries to find Joan a new boyfriend so that Kay and Richard can be together.
A young woman at a girl's school in Switzerland makes up stories about and writes herself letters from an imaginary explorer-adventurer father; and is eventually put in a position where she has to produce him. Interesting things happen as she talks a visiting Englishman into helping her out.
The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young man--who turns out to be the son of the District Attorney who sent the boy's father to the electric chair.
A widower's daughter plays matchmaker for her father.
An opium addict''''s obsession with a young girl leads to murder.
A Belgian boy nurses a stray dog back to health.
To save his wife, Baron Frankenstein must build a mate for his monster.
A lame boy''''s uncle tries to rescue him from his over-protective parents.
Two 1938 documentaries by acclaimed German filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl comprise this athletic-based collection. "Festival of the Nations" is an exploration of the limits of the human body, featuring footage of Jesse Owens's performances at the 1936 Olympics. "Festival of Beauty" portrays different at
Bart is a clerk for a publishing company; he has written a novel. His wife Peggy and he have five children. Bart's former girlfriend Mildred is manager of the company's Paris office. She manages to get the novel published and talks Bart into marrying her after he divorces Peggy. Initially successful, Bart must turn to writing trash to keep Mildred in money. When he sees how well his four sons and daughter Margaret have grown without his help, he asks Peggy to let them all come live with him and Mildred. Peggy agrees, but the arrival of his beloved children puts Mildred's future in jeopardy.
A husband and wife fight to survive in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.
The story begins in 1923 where after an accident, a newspaper reporter (Ford) needs to raise $5,000 to pay for an operation, otherwise his young sister will be crippled for life. The desperate reporter is finally able to get the cash from a shady acquaintance, Riggs (played well by Kohler). Eight years later in New York, circumstances conspire to place the reporter as the number one suspect in the murder of a showgirl. With no witness or alibi, the reporter devises a plan to smoke out the real culprit. A meeting is arranged under the cover of night and to the surprise of both men, the murderer is Riggs. Out of gratitude for past generosity to his sister, the reporter agrees not to expose Riggs, however unwittingly leads the police to him! Riggs is found guilty, and a dramatic scene in the courthouse ensues.
A young mountaineer leads hundreds of settlers on a difficult journey from the Mississippi River to California.
Phil and Pete compete for Mary's love and also in a contest for best song written by a college student. Notable as the first movie in which John Wayne gets billing (as Duke Morrison).
Make-Up (feature film)
The overweight debutante daughter of the world's wealthiest couple falls in with a gang of tripped out, skydiving pseudo-reactionary pop stars, who take their beliefs of the American ideal to profoundly impossible heights.
A cowboy drifts into a lawless town and brings things back together.
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