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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 25, 1975|
|Born:||March 9, 1892||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Italy||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A defense lawyer faces down racist killers to prove his black client innocent.
A pretty research doctor, suddenly widowed, is inveigled by a gruff street doctor to put away the mourning band and join him in his clinic in a Chicago slum area. The title role marked the end of Susan Hayward's long film career.
Secret agents fight to keep a criminal mastermind from altering the course of the Gulf Stream.
A Hawaiian fisherman is torn between a sexy nightclub singer and a nice girl with a secret.
An aging widower fights family disapproval when he falls in love with a gangster''''s widow.
After getting out of prison, a Latino criminal tries to go straight.
A crashed spaceship unleashes a rapidly growing monster from Venus.
A rising opera star is torn between his wealthy benefactor and a poor innocent.
Nightclub singer Ilona Vance is accused of the murder of a crooked lawyer. But Lt. Roy Hargis is convinced that Ilona is caught up in a web of deceit and intends to prove her innocence.
After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, a lawyer becomes involved in the independence of Texas.
A young cowboy and a Mexican girl run from a ruthless criminal.
A tailor''''s apprentice fills in for the famed Italian lover.
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
A pregnant widow ventures West in search of a new life.
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''s taught everything.
(Wes ''53). Keith Larsen, Dona Drake, Peggie Castle, Regis Toomey, James Seay, Frank Puglia. Forced into a life of crime by his mother''s notorious reputation, The Kid (Keith Larsen) decides to go straight and put a corrupt sheriff behind bars. The real-life Belle Starr actually did have a son, Ed Reed, who was suspected of shooting his mother in the back.
Four U.S. soldiers trapped in the Sahara find refuge in an abandoned Nazi tank.
Richard Greene, Paula Raymond, Raymond Burr, Dona Drake, Lee Van Cleef, Frank Puglia, Nestor Paiva, Michael Ansara. Mario and Carlos, twin brothers separated at birth, are reunited after many years and make a pact to overthrow the evil ruler of their Corsica homeland. Complications arise when Carlos falls in love with Mario''s wife and lies and deceit split the brothers apart
"2000 years ago" desert guerilla Omar, with henchmen Aladdin and Sinbad, opposes tyrannical Prince Murad. To prevent Murad from marrying caliph's daughter Schaharazade, disguised Omar marries her himself. When the trick is discovered, both prince and princess want Omar's head; but Murad has yet more dastardly plans, leading to more captures, rescues, and scimitar-play.
A small-time crook on the run is reformed by the love of a crippled woman.
In turn-of-the-century New York, an Italian seeks vengeance on the mobsters who killed his father.
Webb Carey returns to Orta, near Milan, to find out who betrayed his World War II O.S.S. team and caused the death of several villagers. His old love Julie, whom he thought dead at the hands of the Nazis, is alive and married to the Barone.
An outlaw just released from prison is sucked back into a life of crime in this remake of High Sierra.
An Arabian princess tries to bring her father''''s killers to justice.
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
Tough, disgruntled prisoners plan a daring, possibly bloody escape while on a drain pipe detail.
A composer forsakes his innocent bride to romance his brother''s fiancee.
A Mexican beauty replaces her toreador brother in the bull ring so he can pursue his musical career.
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.
A veterinarian and a novelist compete for the heart of a lady rancher.
Another in the excellent Hope and Crosby 'Road To' series. Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them over to the ship's captain. When they find out that she has been hypnotised, to go through a marriage of convenience, when the ship reaches Rio, the boys turn up at the ceremony, in order to stop the wedding, and to help catch the crooks.
In a long flashback, a New York publisher is in Venice pursuing the lost love letters of an early-19th-century poet, Jeffrey Ashton, who disappeared mysteriously. Using a false name, Lewis Venable rents a room from Juliana Bordereau, once Jeffrey Ashton's lover, now an aged recluse. Running the household is Juliana's severe niece, Tina, who mistrusts Venable from the first moment. He realizes all is not right when late one night he finds Tina, her hair unpinned and wild, at the piano. She calls him Jeffrey and throws herself at him. The family priest warns Venable to tread carefully around her fantasies, but he wants the letters at any cost, even Tina's sanity.
A baby photographer mistaken for a private eye ends up framed for murder.
A woman writer falls for a war hero who''''s a perfect match for the hero of her latest novel.
An American reporter in Tokyo fights to report honestly on Japan''''s growing militarism before World War II.
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
The famed composer Chopin sacrifices everything, even love, for his native Poland.
Devil's Island escapees join up with the Allies during World War II.
Chinese peasants fight to survive the Japanese occupation during World War II.
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
Kay Kyser and his Kollege of Musical Knowledge entertain the troops overseas.
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
The female mayor of a small-town ignites local gossip when she falls for a sculptor.
Ali Baba, son of the Kalif of Bagdad is brought up by the 40 Thieves after his father is killed by the soldiers of Hugalu Khan, who received the necessary information by traitor Cassim. Ali becomes the leader of the thieves and they are fighting for the freedom of his land. Per chance Ali captures the fiancée of Hugalu Khan, who turns out to be his girl friend Amara. After a few misunderstandings Ali uses her wedding day with Hugalu Khan as the day for the liberation of Bagdad.
18-year-old Angela (Susanna Foster), reared in a New England town by her Aunt Betsy (Dorothy Peterson), receives an inheritance which she uses to go to New York, ostensibly for voice training, but she is pursuing Major Hilary Jarret (Patric Knowles), an Army surgeon with whom she has become infatuated. Her departure depresses her childhood friend Jimmy Plum (Donald O'Connor.) Dr. Plum (Jonathan Hale) devises an errand on which to send his love-sick son to New York, where Jimmy discovers Angela thinks she is Jarret's fiancee. Jimmy also renews acquaintances with a group of show people, including Sally McGuire (Peggy Ryan), who attempts to console him. Jimmy meets Jarret's divorced wife, Harriet (Louise Allbritton), famed photographer. Jimmy engineers a meeting of Jarret and Harriet with Angela present, which forms the beginning of an understanding that Jarret is not for her. Jimmy is inducted into the Army.
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
An American gets caught up in wartime action in Turkey.
While their buddy flies a suicide mission, World War II airmen recall the events that led him to this noble sacrifice.
Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom" whom none can find in the mazes and catacombs. But both of Christine's lovers have plans to ferret him out.
True story of U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' attempts to forge a wartime alliance with the Soviet Union.
A flying ace's romance with a princess creates diplomatic problems.
A U.S. mercenary and an army of peasants fight for Spain.
In this true story, Frank Cavanaugh proves himself as a football coach and a World War I hero.
The jungle king braves a lost prehistoric world to obtain malaria serum for the Allies.
An American saloon owner in North Africa is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up.
A convict returns home to find his family has forgotten him.
A boy raised by wolves adjusts to life among humans.
A disgraced pilot sets out to regain his son''''s respect.
A repressed spinster is transformed by psychiatry and her love for a married man.
A young divorcee tries to convert a house into a hotel despite its oddball inhabitants.
A misunderstood youngster turns into one of the West''''s most notorious outlaws.
A night-club singer on the lam marries a South American rubber planter to escape the law.
A nightclub entertainer pretends to be a noted financier, only to fall for the man¿s wife.
A Central American plantation manager and his boss battle over a traveling showgirl.
In despair after breaking up with his girlfriend, a man hires a thug he has never seen to kill him. However, he changes his mind when he falls in love with another woman--but he can't stop the man trying to kill him because he doesn't know who he is.
A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter find adventure in Europe on the eve of World War II.
Asian sleuth Mr. Wong gets caught up in the mystery surrounding a policeman''''s death.
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
It's school graduate, Jeff Flavin's, first day on the job as a cub reporter for the Enquirer. Boss, Archer, places Jeff with Stu Woodrow a lazying reporter. Stu detests cubs, treating Jeff badly. Jeff saves a drunken Stu's job by covering the convicted racketeer, Houseman's escape from prison. Jeff goes to Houseman's sister for a scoop he witnesses the murder of Houseman and an innocent young child. Stu grateful to Jeff thinks Jeff is to decent to be a reporter, sends Jeff on a fake story. Resulting in Jeff being demoted by an angry Archer. On his own, Jeff goes to the court house to see the trail of Marques, accused of Houseman's murder. Jeff, who speaks Spanish, hears the translater, Olmeda falsely state that Marques confesses to the killing. Jeff tells Archer that he has a story. The problem is that nobody believes him due to the fake story.
Charlie impersonates an employee of the U.S. government to foil an espionage plot which would destroy part of the Panama Canal, trapping a Navy fleet on its way to the Pacific after maneuvers in the Atlantic.
Love and horse racing spice up an American girl's South American vacation.
A Spanish nobleman becomes a masked outlaw by night to battle a local tyrant.
Secret Service agents try to solve the theft of treasury banknote plates.
An outlaw kidnaps a dancer and her lover in order to win a bet.
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
An American playboy in Saigon has to fight to get his Eurasian wife out of the country.
A Brooklyn showgirl tries to clear a ranch foreman of murder charges.
A wealthy man falls for a widow but can't get his wife to divorce him.
A lawyer plays with fire when he gets mixed up with underworld types.
Americans come west to California in the hope of peaceful settlement. Roy and Gabby sing a duet: "We're Not Coming Out Tonight." Other songs include "Sundown on the Rangeland" and "Ride on Vaquero."
A Marine in turn-of-the-century Cuba risks his life in the fight to cure yellow fever.
Three western girls make unhappy marriages at the turn of the century.
A wrongly imprisoned man sends his snobbish son to the country to grow up.
Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.
A nightclub dancer marries into society and has to contend with her jealous sister-in-law.
A Gypsy band takes lots of stuff but always in a good cause. Led by Jane Withers, they pick up a socialite (Hundson) who has amnesia. She works as a fortune teller and raises enough money for an operation to regain her memory.
A young actress struggles to make a hit on stage and in married life.
After saving a tramp (Lorre) from suicide, a millionaire (Baxter) takes his clothing and disappears. Word is out that he will give a million dollars to anyone who is kind of a tramp.
Two Alaskan salmon fishermen, Tyler Dawson (skipper of the "Who Cares") and Jim Kimmerlee of the "Old Reliable," are lifelong pals. Their romantic rivalry over young Dian ends amicably. But a more serious rift, with violent consequences, arises when Tyler befriends Russian fish pirates while Jim finds himself aligned with local vigilantes. Notable glacier scenery.
A small-time crook's wife falls for a shipping magnate.
An opera star's manager tries to stop her romance with a penniless singer.
A Spanish spy masquerades as a singer to sabotage Napoleon's forces.
Starving playwright Judith Wells meets playboy writer of musicals, George Macrae, over a plate of stolen spaghetti. He persuades producer Sam Gordon to buy her ridiculous play "North Winds" just to improve his romantic chances, and even persuades her to sing in the sort of show she pretends to despise. But just when their romance is going well, Gordon's former flame Lulu reveals the ace up her sleeve...
An Englishman impersonates an imprisoned German officer and "returns" to Germany to become a national hero. A female German spy is assigned to check him out but falls in love with him.
A Parisian sewer worker (Stewart) longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl (Simone Simon) from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war.
A chorus girl crashes an exclusive Swiss resort to snare a rich husband.
A shipwrecked socialite becomes a man when he''''s pulled out of San Francisco Bay by Italian-American fishermen.
An Australian opera singer hires a husband so she can work in the U.S.
Con men on the Riviera live by their wits.
A dizzy society matron runs wild on the Riviera.
A Mexican bandit kidnaps a singing cowboy star to learn American ways.
Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies.
A monk deserts his calling to marry a beautiful woman he meets in the Sahara.
A secretary becomes so valuable to her boss that it jeopardizes his marriage.
A British boy in New York tries to join a tenement gang.
A notorious enemy spy falls for an American medical student during World War I.
An abused wife flees her husband and finds love, but at a price.
Rousing biography of the bandit chief who led the battle for Mexican independence.
A young doctor has to choose between his studies and his marriage to a society girl.
Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine. Unlike in the original story by Victor Hugo, the lovers escape to France.
In Renaissance Florence, Tito, a no-good young man pretending to be a scholar, wins the admiration of a blind man who has long looked for someone to finish his scholarly work. He has a beautiful daughter named Romola. Tito flirts with a peasant girl in the streets, and for fun goes through a mock marriage with her -- but she takes it seriously. Romola doesn't really love him, but marries him because her father wishes it. When the Medici are forced out, Tito joins the new government and rises to be chief magistrate. His evil actions earn him the hatred of Romola and of the people, and he is killed by a mob. Romola ends up with sculptor Carol, who has always loved her.
The story follows a Polish professor and his family who have become refugees in the aftermath of World War I. They try to survive in Germany during the period of the Great Inflation. Carol Dempster is Inga, a Polish war orphan who struggles to provide for the family that has taken her in, while accumulating a meager dowry from the rubble of depression-stricken Berlin so that she can marry Paul. Returning to his family, weakened by the battlefront's poisonous gases, Paul invests in his and Inga's future by tending a secret garden which he hopes will provide the resources for them to live, and which serves as a symbol of optimism for the two young lovers.
In this silent film, two sisters, one of them blind, fight to find each other during the French Revolution.
This short film focuses on how Clara Barton helped found the American Red Cross. Vitaphone Release 9889-9890.
This short historical film focuses on the creation of the Monroe Doctrine. Vitaphone Release 9436-9437.
This historical short film follows the life and exploits of killer outlaw Jaoquin Murrieta, in California in the 1850s.
In this short film, a protection racket preying on milk distribution is broken up.
A salesman must find and capture a notorious Mexican bandit in this comedic short. Vitaphone Release 7071-7072.
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