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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 15, 1958|
|Born:||October 3, 1904||Cause of Death:||drug overdose|
|Birth Place:||Netherlands||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Aliens give five people from different nations the power to destroy their enemies.
Army veterans are on a mission to find out who sold faulty ammunition to a cavalry troop.
A crooked press agent stoops to new depths to help an egotistical columnist break up his sister's romance.
Chameleon-like actor Lon Chaney becomes a star while coping with his first wife's insanity.
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
An outlaw tries to make peace with his estranged son.
A British naval officer helps Spanish peasants haul a large cannon cross-country to battle Napoleon.
A high school teacher has to rescue the professor she loves from his grasping mother.
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
Ex-lumberjack Brad Collins (Dennis Morgan) and mining engineer Grady Mathews (William Talman) find uranium in the Colorado badlands. While Grady guards the claim, Brad goes to register it in town, where he meets and marries Jean Williams (Patricia Medina.) Returning to the claim, Brad learns that Jean was once Grady's fiancee, which is not a big stretch of the arm of coincidence in Sam Katzman's Clover Productions. Grady, as one would expect, is somewhat put out and leaves the mine in Brad's hands, while he hooks up with a confidence man and engineers a scheme to break the back of Brad's somewhat rapidly-created mining empire.
A police detective tries to convict a mob boss by going to the man's girlfriend.
When the great potato famine hits Ireland, the diaspora begins as thousands emigrate. Among those leaving the Emerald Isle is Katie O'Neill and her husband, who decide that the promised land is South Africa and make their way there. Once there, they discover the hardships that are the reality of the homesteader experience. To complicate matters, Katie meets up with the love of her life, Paul van Riebeck. Will there be betrayal on the veldt?
A pair of war veterans wreak havoc when they join the circus.
A retired cat burglar fights to clear himself of a series of Riviera robberies committed in his style.
Nightclub singer Fran Davis (Shelley Winters) is out to educate her out-of-town friend Phyllis Matthews (Coleen Miller)on the ins-and-outs of life in the Big City. But, par for the course in this Joseph Pevney potboiler, publisher Mike Marsh (Barry Sullivan), Fran's lover and unhappy married man to begin with, falls in love with Phyllis. There is a misunderstanding of the situation by the two girls. The girls quarrel, Marsh is shot, Fran hits the skids and she and Phyllis, to say the least, are on the outs. Then Fran learns that Phyllis is about to be used unwittingly as a decoy in a murder. Fran rides to her friend's rescue.
A spy programs an experimental super-computer to kill.
Salem, Massachusetts, 1800. Mountaineer Jason Starbuck rides into town with furs to sell and dreams to fulfill. He falls in love with Roxana, who breaks her previous engagement and leaves for France to await Jason. Roxana's ship is attacked by pirates and she is sold into slavery in Morocco. Jason follows her to Morocco and must win the support of the sultan in order to continue his efforts to locate and rescue her.
Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and jealous. His fiancée Audrey leaves him and Jerry smashes his two dolls, Clarence and Terrence. Morgan's dollmaker Papinek is member of a spy ring who has stolen the secret plans to the top secret Lafayette airplane. Since Morgan is leaving for Zurich the same night, he decides to use Morgan's dolls as a mailbox and hides the secret plan in the heads of the dolls. Another secret spy ring also wants to get their hands on Jerry's luggage and they *also* follow him. Eventually, Jerry is chased by both these organizations as well as the police, who suspects him of murder.
The Bowery Boys join the air force and almost turn it into a fly-by-night organization.
The legendary Indian princess saves a British soldier from execution and follows him to England.
A criminal lawyer's daughter falls for one of his clients.
Ranchers in New Mexico have to face Indians and bandits.
John Archer, Hillary Brooke, Noel Cravat, Dayton Lummis, Merrill Stone. In Hong Kong, Chinese general Wong Kai Hai (Noel Cravat) uses deceptive methods to sidetrack a bonding company investigator searching for seven million in missing gold.
Three sailors on leave back a Broadway hit.
A typical Sam Katzman sand-and-sandals saga that is better than his later "Harem Scarum" only because this one doesn't have Elvis Presley. Gloria Grahame is the princess, Turhan Bey is the Captain of the Guard and Cesar Romero is the oily villain who has his sights set on Gloria and her father's throne. Romero and his henchmen cause Gloria, disguised as a boy (what a waste!), and Turhan to flee to the Casbah, where they plot to strike back at Romero.
A man on the run in the Far East is mistaken for an undercover cop.
Blonde 'doll' Christine Carroll finds too late that her fiancée Mike is a gangster and she's his unwitting accessory. Emerging from prison with dark hair and an interest in nursing, she becomes a nurse's aide in a war hospital where her good looks quickly arouse the interest of battle-fatigued, 'melancholic' patient Steve Kimberly. When it's clear that Steve has fallen hard, she faces the dilemma of what and when to tell him. Her decision has melodramatic consequences...
A young man assembles a band of adventurers to take on an evil sultan.
Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata leads the peasants against a corrupt president.
The children of the Three Musketeers swing into action against a traitor.
In medieval Persia, Kashma Baba is a military cadet by day and a roisterer by night. The morning after a rowdy banquet, Kiki, an escaped slave, takes shelter under Kashma's roof. Word comes that the wicked Caliph is looking for her; but Kashma, by this time in love, flees with her to his father's palace. Alas, there's more to Kiki than meets the eye. Will the evil schemers succeed? The sons of the Forty Thieves to the rescue!
A Foreign Legion sergeant leads ten volunteers against a mighty Arab army.
A swordsman and poet helps another man woo the woman he loves.
A deported gangster causes problems for guests at a Mexican resort.
A Naval commander torments himself over a crewman''''s death.
When his father is murdered, an Italian nobleman becomes an outlaw to avenge the crime.
In 1944, an American bomber squadron is tense and discontented from too many missions over France. Luck runs out for Capt. Stevens and his crew; they must bail out and are promptly taken prisoner. Their wily German captors, sensing that they have valuable information unknown even to themselves, use every form of velvet-glove trickery to worm it out of them. Will Stevens discover the danger? If so, what can he do about it? The fate of 100 planes depends on the answer...
The Bowery Boys take on a fake medium.
Following his work with the Afrika Korps, Field Marshall Rommell joins in a plot to assassinate Hitler.
Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.
A cheesecake artist tries to get a college professor to pose for him.
A psychopath draws her doctor into her murderous schemes.
Immediately following the Civil War, former Confederate cavaly captain Gene Autry (Gene Autry), now a sergeant in the Union Army, is assigend to help break up Indian raids on the frontier. While working with a scout, Shadrach Jones (Pat Buttram), Gene tangles with and is forced to lick Lt. Randolph Mason (Kirby Grant), who is in love with Melody Colton (Gail Davis, in the 3rd of her 14 films with Autry), daughter of rancher Jim Colton (G. Pat Collins as Pat Collins). Gene manages to forestall one Indian raid, fails to stop another one but does stop the gun-running activities of Curt Raidler (Philip van Zandt) and the Apache Kid (James Griffith).
During post civil war, southern veterans move wet to find money to rebuild their homes and are continuosly harassed.
Police patrolmen are stalked by a vengeful mobster escaped from prison.
When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "borrows" David's expense money to pursue her addiction. This finally breaks up their marriage, but David continues trying to help her.
A crusading district attorney sells his soul to the devil to fight corruption.
An actress''''s rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
A man who had planned to murder his wife's lover becomes the prime suspect when somebody beats him to it.
A reformed thief tracks a stolen jewel to clear his name.
A young FBI agent infiltrates a criminal mob.
A Gypsy temptress seduces an innocent young officer, and then dumps him for another man.
A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
In spring 18__, the loggers arrive at a mill town on the upper Mississippi drainage; the gambling riverboat is there to meet them, with river queen Sequin who loves logger Dan Corrigan. Sharp businessman Beauvais also wants Sequin, as well as all the sawmill business. To keep Dan near her, Sequin manipulates him into managing the local Morrison Mill; but then Morrison's daughter Stephanie sets her cap at Dan...
A family vaudeville act is torn apart by the father's drinking problem.
Vic Armstrong arrives at his Uncle Judge Armstrong's home just in time to answer the telephone. Unknown to him, his uncle has just been murdered and the culprit is right there in the room with him! Phyllis Powers, on the other end of the line, recognizes Vic's voice, but just then Vic is knocked unconscious by the murderer. When he awakens, he (for reasons known only to movie mystery writers) pulls the knife out of his uncle's back, thus putting his fingerprints all over it, and just in time for the police, having been called by a worried Phyllis, to discover him standing over the body. Well, we know he didn't do it, but the police don't agree. Can Charlie Chan recognize the boy's innocence, and find the real murderer before Vic is sent into durance vile, or even worse?
When he accidentally injures a young girl, a gangster risks his freedom to nurse her.
When heiress Jean Courtland attempts suicide, her fiancée Elliott Carson probes her relationship to John Triton. In flashback, we see how stage mentalist Triton starts having terrifying flashes of true precognition. His partner, Whitney Courtland, uses Triton's talent to make money; but Triton's inability to prevent what he foresees, causes him to break up the act and become a hermit. Years later, Triton has new visions and desperately tries to prevent tragedies in the Courtland family. Can his warnings succeed against suspicion, unbelief, and inexorable fate?
The FBI and Scotland Yard join forces to stop security leaks at a nuclear power plant.
"Wicked" Lily Bishop joins a wagon train to California, led by Michael Fabian and Johnnny Trumbo, but news of the Gold Rush scatters the train. When Johnny and Michael finally arrive, Lily is rich from her saloon and storekeeper (former slaver) Pharaoh Coffin is bleeding the miners dry. But worse troubles are ahead: California is inching toward statehood, and certain people want to make it their private empire.
A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost.
A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. His dependence upon his daughter (Diana Lynn) keeps him interfering with her romance with a returning WW II sailor (Sonny Tufts, just before Paramount finally gave up on him.) And he will stretch the truth beyond accepted boundaries. Fitzgerald's real-life brother Arthur Sheilds plays his brother who he has built up to be a rich man, but who is really a diver working for the police department. Could have been a ten if there had been a leprechaun or two or Pat O'Brien in the cast.
Robins Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men to battle royal corruption.
Manager Knobby Walsh discovers young hunk Joe Palooka and trains him to fight the champ. Mobsters try to make life tough for Joe and his socialite girlfriend Anne. Cameos by several boxing stars.
Beaucaire is a barber for the Royal French court who becomes a real "royal pain" for the king. As a result he is sent to the guillotine - however he is saved by the Duc de Chandre, who rescues and transports him to the Spanish court. While there Beaucaire poses as a noblesman. The only problem is, he gets into even more trouble.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
A woman saves her gangster boyfriend from the gas chamber to get her hands on his hidden money.
Louis Hayward, Barbara Britton, George Macready, Una O''Connor, Henry Stephenson, Steven Geray. After escaping from Devil''s Island, the grandson of the Count of Monte Cristo returns to France to reclaim his family fortune and his title.
A gambler discovers an old flame in South America, but she's married to his new boss.
A veteran joins the mob to avenge his gangster brother's murder.
Two Russians fight to escape the seven Nazi soldiers trapped with them in a bombed building.
A mad scientist hides within a traveling sideshow.
A reformed thief helps the police stop an escaped maniac''''s killing spree.
Aladdin tries to make his fortune with the help of a beautiful genie.
Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient Egyptian kingdom of Khemis when her father is killed in a slave revolt. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she seeks out rebel leader Herua. But through palace treachery, she herself is captured and enslaved. After various adventures, she finds herself rescued by (and attracted to) the very rebel she was seeking. Will gratitude or revenge win out? Gorgeous scenery and costumes.
A reformed thief accidentally sells a phony first edition of Dickens, which triggers a murder.
An amnesiac thinks he''''s a popular bandleader.
The Durango Kid fights to clear his friend of bank robbery charges.
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in a camp show, hears about his task and offers him his help. He thinks, she does it for her publicity only, so he doesn't want to know anything about this, till he finds out, that she has no such intentions.
In-law problems threaten a wartime marriage.
A British war widow travels to Berlin to assassinate Hitler.
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the historical facts are given in a correct way.
Allied POWs fight to survive torture and loss of faith.
An amateur detective in the South Seas tries to track down a pair of jewel thieves.
A Nazi officer on trial for war crimes thinks back on his past.
A guerilla leader falls in love with a mysterious woman in World War II Lisbon.
A girl who is having a hard time finding a job gets involved with a record mix up and falls in love with a handsome band leader.
After witnessing the killing of a professor in concentration camp "Dachau" German student Paul emigrates to the USA. Here an American fellow student endangers Paul's new American existence and his family's which stayed in Germany.
Chinese peasants fight to survive the Japanese occupation during World War II.
Although they are only janitors at a detective agency, the boys pass themselves off as sleuths and are engaged to guard an inventor delivering a new bomb. They outwit enemy agents after the bomb and wind up sinking a Japanese submarine.
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
Nazis and entertainers are involved in an inventor''''s murder.
A Mountie tracks a childhood friend gone bad.
A pair of bumblers stumble upon Nazi spies on the home front.
A Supreme Court justice on vacation takes on crooked small-town politicians.
An ambitious woman doesn't care who she hurts in her drive to make her sister a star.
A honeymooning couple are asked to spy on the Nazis in pre-war Europe.
The jungle king helps the princess of a lost civilization fight off Nazi invaders.
One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from the "Hit Parade" radio program sponsored by Lucky Strike cigarettes. On reissue all of the entries underwent a title change from "Hit Parade of 19??" to, usually, a title of a song contained in the film, as happened in the case of this film when it was reissued as "Change of Heart" in 1949, and not known under that title until 1949. Not reissuing the film under the original title of "Hit Parade of 1943" had a two-fold purpose; the audiences of that era were not much interested in seeing a film twice, and a changed title-even when the original title was clearly shown in (very) small print in the ads and on the posters---had a chance of being seen again by that segment of the ticket-buying public who didn't read the small print. The plot here is just a trifle---Susan Hayward ghost writes songs for composer John Carroll, whose charms evidently outweighed his song-writing ability---played in and around some great singing and dancing numbers by, for its time, a large number of black performers including Dorothy Dandridge, Count Basie, dancing by the great Jack Williams and the team of "Pops & Louie"(Albert Whitman and Louis Williams)and others, including Spanish dancer Chinita Marin, billed as Chinita. The song "Change of Heart", by Jule Styne and Harold Adamson, was Oscar-nominated, and also became the title of the film on 1949 reissue. Walter Scharf also was Oscar-nominated for Best Scoring of a Musical. Republic seldom got two nominations in any single year, much less two in the same film.
Two writers, friends since childhood, fight over their books and lives.
The jungle king braves a lost prehistoric world to obtain malaria serum for the Allies.
American pilots stranded in Germany during World War II fight their way to freedom.
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
A Frenchwoman tries to help a downed U.S. flyer escape the Nazis.
A new college student lets romance get in the way of his studies.
Erik Toresen, widower and fishery observer, leads a quiet life in a small Norwegian town; but after the Nazi occupation, German abuses lead Erik to form a Resistance group. After a killing, Erik flees to the wilderness and finds a secret German air base; he resolves to escape to England with its location.
An Allied sympathizer discovers his twin brother is a Nazi spy.
A wheelchair-bound doctor fights off a homicidal maniac.
Frank Raymond, grandson of the original Invisible Man, still has the old formula but considers it too dangerous to use, even when Axis agents try to get it. But Pearl Harbor brings him to volunteer his own services as an invisible agent in Germany. Though a bit cold (clothes aren't invisible), his adventures are more comedy than thriller (with occasional grim reminders) as he makes fools of Nazi officials and romances a luscious double agent, in search of Hitler's secret plan...
A Brooklyn showgirl launches a stage act with a hick comic.
Marines stationed in the Pacific fight off the Japanese during World War II.
The investigation of a publishing tycoon''''s dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
An anti-Nazi on the run and a young Jewish couple race across Europe trying to escape Hitler's ever powerful influence. When the political refugee risks his life to see his dying wife in Austria, he has a dangerous encounter with a rabid Nazi.
The story revoles around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner (Nils Asther), who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane (Ellen Drew), his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle (Robert Preston), a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name.
A scatterbrained beauty tries to help her fiance''''s career by throwing a big party.
When a jury member takes in the defendant he couldn't convict, she has a bad influence on his son.
A college girl fights to survive in academia and show business.
In this short film, a high school dropout finds that leading a life of crime is not all he thought it would be.
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