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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 31, 1968|
|Born:||October 22, 1899||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Producer ...|
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Producer (feature film)
Arthur Kipps, an orphan apprenticed to a tyrannical owner of a mercantile, has a sudden abrupt change of life when his wealthy grandfather dies and leaves him a pile of money.
Nazis kidnap a key American intelligence officer and try to convince him that World War II is over.
Three soldiers in Korea go through inner torment when they''''re ordered to execute an enemy soldier.
A struggling lawyer takes on a controversial murder case that could make or break him.
Eric Erickson, a Swedish oil trader, agrees to spy for the allies against the Nazis. His friends all turn away from him as the image of the collaborator colors all of his business and personal dealings. The action increases as he needs to escape before he is found out.
Fred Astaire, Lilli Palmer, Debbie Reynolds, Tab Hunter, Charlie Ruggles. Playboy Fred Astaire returns home to attend his daughter''s wedding and falls in love all over again with his ex-wife, Lilli Palmer, in this chic romantic comedy directed by George Seaton (A DAY AT THE RACES).
A musician newly arrived in New York takes in a taxi dancer.
Russ Ward, after 30 years of producing Broadway plays, is ready to quit. His secretary, Ellie Brown, on being given notice, tells him she loves him. Russ proceeds to turn this into a hit play starring Ellie and romance her in a May-December affair.
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
An experienced bounty hunter helps a young sheriff learn the meaning of his badge.
Two jet pilots forge a lasting friendship while fighting the Korean War.
While trying to help her husband make a comeback, an alcoholic singer''''s wife fights her love for another man.
A war correspondent who was stationed in Paris during WW II married a French girl who was murdered by the Nazis. After the war he returns to to try to find his son, whom he lost during a bombing raid but has been told is living in an orphanage in Paris.
Country bumpkin Aaron Slick (Alan Young) has been unsuccessfully courting pretty young widow Josie Beery (Dinah Shore) for years. Josie yearns for a fling in the big city. With $20,000 from a crooked deal stashed in their trunk, Bill Merridew (Robert Merrill) and his "kissing cousin" Gladys (Adele Jergens), stars, in a relative sense, of a touring tent show stop at Josie's farm. Merridew, actually hiding out, thinks there is oil on the farm and Aaron, knowing otherwise, tricks him into buying the farm for a large sum. Josie takes the money and runs to Chicago, with Merridew, realizing he was tricked, in hot pursuit. Aaron arrives in time to keep Josie from letting Merridew "invest" her money.
A quirky relationship unfolds between an immigrant and an all-American folk music fan.
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
An angel''''s earthly mission takes a wrong turn when he falls in love with mortal life.
Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.
Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position untenable. He also hopes to turn Ruby Summers, Mike's motor-mouthed burlesque queen, into a classier entertainer, and incidentally to make her his own. But at the last minute, Andy's revenge comes unravelled.
Two Air Force sergeants find love while flying the Berlin Airlift.
A scientist invents a baseball that can''''t be hit.
A pilot (Richard Widmark) wants a life of ease, flying for drug smugglers and looking the other way until his conscience is tweaked by a woman (Veronica Lake) he has misused. He flies into the eye of a hurricane, thereby saving Miami and redeeming himself. The story unfolds in flashbacks as the pilot battles the storm and recalls his failures, including a love affair with the wife (Linda Darnell) of his best friend.
A wealthy British woman in Victorian London marries an impoverished artist from the slums and becomes victimized by a blackmail plot.
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
An ex-RAF flier is sentenced to three years in prison for accidentally killing a detective.
A war veteran and his young wife attempt to adjust to the boom years of the late 1940s.
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement.
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
Amber St Clair means to get on in life and despite a poor background knows she has the assets to do it. Husbands, lovers, prison and a liaison with King Charles II form a tapestry of apparently calculating ups and downs, although in fact the one love of her life, Bruce Carlton, is never far from Amber's thoughts.
Follow-up to hit film Claudia (1943) finds title characters (Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young) dealing with the ups and downs of marriage and parenthood in their rural Connecticut town. Illness, accidents, and jealousy plague the young couple as they learn to weather life.
New York teenager gets involved in everyone's lives by playing cupid. She turns the household upsidedown and gets her dad fired by fixing up her uncle with the boss's daughter.
A French peasant girl''''s visions of the Virgin Mary create controversy as pilgrims flock to her small town for healing.
An Iowa family finds romance and adventure at the yearly state fair.
Bill wants to join the Army, but he's 4F so he asks a wizard to help him, but the wizard has slight problems with his history knowlege, so he sends Bill everywhere in history, but not to WWII.
Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his girlfriend Claire. So glamorous dancer Bonnie is enlisted to distract Junior. Which does Bonnie want more, the fur coat or true love? Plot is a framework for numerous Ziegfeld style stage productions.
Compassionate small-town lawyer Richard Clarke moves to New York City to seek his fortune, but is unsuccessful until he takes a friend's advice and tries to convince the world he's a ruthless heel. Suddenly he's the most popular lawyer in town -- but he could lose his fiancée.
A con man fast-talks his way into managing a Coney Island nightclub with a temperamental star.
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
Child bride Claudia Naughton has made life difficult for her husband David because she can't stand living so far away from her mother. She's also afraid her husband doesn't find her desirable enough. To remedy both situations, she sells their farm to an opera singer so they'll have to move back to the city near her mother, and she tries to make her husband jealous by flirting with a neighbor. Eventually, Claudia has to learn to grow when she discovers that she's about to become a mother and that her own mother is gravely ill.
An elderly schoolteacher, waiting to meet a presidential nominee, recalls the time when he was her student.
Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful success school, stages a contest to find the biggest failure in the USA, for publicity value when the "dope" takes his course. But winner Tad Page is contented with his idle, lazy life and threatens to convert Dawson's other students to his philosophy. Dawson captalizes on Tad's attraction to Claire Harris to win him over; but will Tad find out Claire is really engaged to Dawson?
Among those who are fighting to have Congress re-establish the military academy at West Point in the beginning of the nineteenth century is a young Washington socialite, Carolyn Bainbridge (Maureen O'Hara). Congress resolves to revive the Academy on a one-year trial basis. Major Sam Carter (Laird Cregar), a martinet who doesn't believe a college can produce real fighting men, is made the Commandant, and determines to make soldiers - or failures - out of the small band of cadets, by enforcing stringent disciplinary action. Among the cadets are Howard Shelton (John Sutton), Carolyn's fiancee, and Dawson (George Montgomery), a Kentucky frontiersman. There is bad blood between the two from the start, and matters are worsened when Dawson falls in love with Carolyn. Many of the cadets resign, under the discouraging conditions and grueling punishment that is part of Carter's plan to make the school hard and the exercises difficult, and the number of cadets left is down to ten. Word arrives that the Indian chief Tecumseh (Noble Johnson) has gone on the warpath, and Carter is ordered to take part in quelling the rebellion, and to include the cadets along with the regular Bombadiers. Shelton, on patrol, is shot at by an Indian, and hot-headedly leaves his post in pursuit. Dawson leaves to bring him back followed by Major Carter who is captured by the Indians. Using tactics learned at West Point, the small band of cadets attack and demoralize the much larger Indian force, and succeed in rescuing Carter, and Dawson is wounded. Carter is grateful for the actions taken by the band, but says that Shelton and Dawson cannot remain as cadets since they had violated the rules by leaving their posts, and would be a bad precedent for future cadets. Carolyn has come to the Point to marry the unsuspecting Dawson, who thought she loved Shelton.
A young adventurer seeks his fortune in the South Seas so he can return to England and reclaim his birthright.
Two college students convince their friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil.
A new bride insists on postponing the wedding night until she and her husband are sure it''''s forever.
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
An English professor helps a waitress take a dream vacation in Paris.
Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.
A crooked promoter lures a young violinist to give up music for boxing.
Fed up with Hollywood, a movie star enrolls in a small-town college.
While working on a simple case, married private eyes uncover a murder.
A silent Western star has trouble adjusting to the coming of sound.
A young woman saves her sister from marriage to an emperor that she doesn''''t love.
Production Companies (feature film)
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
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