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Biography of John Reid, alias the Lone Ranger.
The dramatization, with contemporary feminist overtones, of the last few months in the life of the notorious Old West bandit queen, from the time she was burned out of her ranch in Texas where she is living with her Indian husband and her son by outlaw Jim Reed and daughter by Cole Younger to her be
A Los Angeles private eye unwittingly sets up an innocent man for murder, then joins his seductive widow to unearth the corruption behind the crime.
Two veteran truckers are hired to haul a top-secret cargo from Los Angeles to Houston and are challenged by a series of hijacking attempts by a group who will stop at nothing to prevent delivery.
An insurance agent lands in hot water when people mistake him for the infamous western outlaw.
A young lawyer from the wrong side of town tries to break into society.
An ambitious beauty marries a vintner, then falls for one of his workers.
When an airliner crashes in the jungle, the repaired plane can only hold five of the survivors.
A murder witness masquerades as a twelve-year-old to escape the killers.
When the members of a musical troupe take cleaning jobs, their lead singer falls for a famous songwriter.
An Army scout and an Indian chief resolve their differences in single combat.
Marshal Landry captures outlaw Girard and bringing him in finds a woman and two children, the only survivors of an Indian attack. Later, transferring the prisoner his brothers free him. Then a stage is robbed of a silver shipment by Girard and his brothers. Examining telegrams gets Landry a confession from Girard's girlfriend. The telegraph line has been tapped and the telegrapher is the supposedly dead husband of the woman he brough in. Now knowing Girard's location he sets out after him.
A frontiersman helps out with Texas's fight for independence from Mexico.
Edmund O'Brien and his team of railroading men try to build a rail line through a mountain pass, while a group of less scrupulous construction workers sabotage the entire operation in the hopes that they can get their tracks laid first and get the money from the railroad.
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
A deported gangster causes problems for guests at a Mexican resort.
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
A beautiful woman tries to seduce her way into ruling the West.
Brothers on opposite sides of the Civil War join forces to fight off marauding Indians.
A man sets out on a mission of vengeance against three bank robbers responsible for the death of his fiancee and becomes involved in an Indian ambush.
During post civil war, southern veterans move wet to find money to rebuild their homes and are continuosly harassed.
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
A lawyer and a widow encounter murder on a train ride.
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
An actress''''s rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
A beautiful woman takes over a turn-of-the-century baseball team.
A crusading district attorney sells his soul to the devil to fight corruption.
Two bickering reporters turn a small-town wedding into a battleground.
Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages him to go to West Point. While there he faces serious disciplinary review for having forced a plebe into resigning. He may even be court-martialled.
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
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.
An ambitious carnival worker attempts to scam his way out of the carnival in this brutal noir.
"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 young boxer slugs his way out of the slums only to fall prey to organized crime.
When her best friend dies, a woman takes the orphaned children in search of their father.
The goddess of the dance comes to Earth to take over a musical lampooning the gods.
A returning GI and his war bride finally get to know each other and don't really like what they see.
Society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles investigate a murder in a jazz club.
In the 1920s, the four McDonald brothers leave the uncertain life of carnival stunt fliers for steady jobs with the U.S. Air Mail. They've agreed that "guys like us don't have a right to get married," but that's before Colin meets nurse Lucille Stewart and, in a whirlwind courtship, weds her. Can this marriage, or indeed any of the brothers, survive the dangers of their new profession?
The Bowery Boys tackle gangsters to clear one of their own from a bogus robbery charge.
Best friends become enemies when one signs on with a rustler.
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
Charles Stewart, the "Pilgrim" owner's playboy son, finds himself shanghaied on his father's ship commanded by cruel Captain Thompson. When scurvy breaks out he leads a mutiny and is slapped in irons. Floggings and torture abound.
Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 20th century.
A pair of sailors on leave try to help a movie extra become a singing star.
An amnesiac thinks he''''s a popular bandleader.
An angel is sent to destroy the earth with a trumpet blast.
Young doctors compete for a prestigious position as Dr. Gillespie's assistant.
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
A mystery writer and his wife stumble on a murder in their new apartment.
A disgraced ball player turns a Brooklyn team into champions.
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
A female surgeon pretends to be a nurse so she can serve on the front line.
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
A young man is caught between his music-hating uncle and a pretty girl from a family of musicians.
Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue.
A young innocent's surprise inheritance causes problems with her poor but proud boyfriend.
A mild-mannered insurance salesman gets mixed up with gangsters.
The daughter of Irish immigrants patches up differences between her father and grandfather and rises to the top on Broadway.
Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar tries to help a police inspector who''''s been framed on bribery charges.
On a cruise ship from Honolulu to San Francisco, the famous Chinese detective encounters four more murders while trying to figure out the murder of a Scotland Yard friend.
The mysteriously ill John Braun (Fred Niblo) makes a new will, leaving out his daughter Barbara (Marsha Hunt), over the protests of his wife (Ann Shoemaker). The trouble began when the daughter wanted to marry Mr. Braun's doctor, James Rogers (Michael Whalen). Mrs. Braun asks Inspector Queen to help find the long-missing Barbara. The inspector's son, Ellery (Ralph Bellamy), works on the case. He goes to a home frequently visited by Dr. Rogers where the bell is answered by Nikki Porter (Margaret Lindsay) who Ellery mistakes for Barbara and insists she return to the Braun home. Nikki does, to protect Barbara, and a short time later finds herself alone in a room outside Braun's bedroom. She finds him dead - his throat cut. No weapons are found and the door to the room where Nikki had been is locked, and she is suspected. Ellery hides Nikki in his apartment. Braun's body, sent for an autopsy, disappears and in its place is a life-sized statue of the dead man. Elley finds the body in a closet, the police prepare to send it downtown but someone drives off with the ambulance. Ellery, with Nikki, visits Braun's bedroom that night and discovers that a pet raven flies in and out taking items.
A wealthy culture vulture tries to steal a playwright from his actress wife.
Radio star Jack Benny, intending to stay in New York for the summer, is forced by the needling of rival Fred Allen to prove his boasts about roughing it on his (fictitious) Nevada ranch. Meanwhile, singer Joan Cameron, whom Jack's fallen for and offended, is maneuvered by her sisters to the same Nevada town. Jack's losing battle to prove his manhood to Joan means broad slapstick burlesque of Western cliches.
Three brothers in the French foreign legion fight off murderous Arabs and a sadistic sergeant.
Just as Harbison kills a miner, Cisco and Gordito arrive and the dying miner rips his map into three pieces. Harbison tries to get the other two pieces but Cisco continues to outwit him. When Cisco takes the map from Billie who took it from Harbison, she identifies him and he is jailed. Having a change of heart she has a plan to get him out and he has a plan to trap Harbison.
A soldier of fortune takes on the corrupt boss of a Western town.
The Saint helps a young beauty take vengeance on the mobsters who ruined her father.
An old man and his grandson trap Death in a tree.
A wrongly convicted woman studies law and seeks her revenge.
The Marx Bros. team up to keep a circus from going bankrupt.
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane get mixed up with murder during a beauty pageant.
A flight commander in France almost cracks under the pressure of sending men to their deaths.
A girl from a family of freethinkers falls for the son of a conservative banker.
A Broadway musical star falls for an eccentric millionaire.
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
A daffy socialite gets her friends mixed up in a murder investigation.
A screen queen suffers through harebrained publicity stunts schemed up by her press agent.
The setting is a small town in 1870s Pennsylvania. Sally Waterson and her father have stopped in town with their traveling medicine show, but when their wagon catches fire, they find themselves stranded. They're taken in by Mrs. Cortlandt and her grandson, Peter, who is trying to set up a pipeline that will supply oil throughout the state. Sally and Peter soon fall in love and marry. Neither their marriage nor Peter's pipe dreams flow too smoothly.
It's the New York Department of Weights and Measures vs. a systematic effort to cheat the public by giving them less product than they pay for...organized by crooked city alderman Marty Cavanaugh, who put the last chief deputy inspector in the hospital. The new man, pugnacious Johnny Cave, steps on the toes of influential merchants and gets increasing pressure, both political and strong-arm, to desist. Will the luck (if not the pluck) of the Irish pull him through?
A killer returns to his childhood home to plot his escape from the law.
A wealthy woman tries to keep her grandson secluded only to have him stolen by an ambitious lady reporter.
Rose Carlton is the kept woman of Chan Lo, who takes her from walking the streets to pacing the floors of her high rent apartment. Rose ends up killing Chan and boards a ship where burly sea captain Bull Brackett takes a shine to her. When he finds out she killed Chan, he blackmails her into coming
A poor boy (Raft) rises to power in politics. When the banker (Dinehart) husband of his secret love (Russell) takes money and flees the country, he replaces the lost amount and becomes implicated in the crime.
Young Pepper Jolly enters the life of sour old millionaire John Wilkes. She convinces him to take her gang to Coney Island and prevents his daughter from marrying a phony aristocrat.
A ne''''er-do-well discovers a fortune but can''''t spend it.
A man convicted of murder escapes from jail and hides out in the home of a smalltown newspaper publisher who has befriended him. She knows who the real killer is.
A cowboy falls for his boss, a beautiful lady ranch owner.
In London, August 1914, Austrian star Elsa Duranyi (Gertrude Michael) and English matinee idol Alan Barclay (Herbert Marshall) are in love and plan an immediate marriage. But the War comes and Elsa mysteriously disappears. Alan's ease in speaking German results in his appointment to the British Intelligence and, to aid his use as a spy, they announce he was killed in action. He takes the name and personality of "shell-shocked" Hans Teller, a German prisoner, and is sent into Germany on an exchange of prisoners. Elsa, now a spy in the service of the Fatherland, is in Monte Carlo, where Allied officers on leave can be tempted into revealing war secrets. In Germany, Alan, posing as Teller, is listed as unfit for service, contacts Carl Schrottle (Rod LaRocque), another British agent. They are to locate the German "Big Bertha," the long-range gun bombarding Paris. They are successful and the gun is destroyed. Elsa is recalled and given the assignment of locating the British spy organization and its members. Through her surveillance of Carl, she meets Hans Teller and recognizes him as Alan, but doesn't let on. Alone, she agrees to flee to Holland with him but her superior officer, Ludwig (Lionel Atwill), is not fooled and is in pursuit.
A military school cadet''''s mother is framed and sent to prison.
SO RED THE ROSE is King Vidor's quietly affecting Civil War romance, starring Margaret Sullavan as a Southern aristocrat, the mistress of a Southern plantation, whose sheltered life is torn apart by the War between the States. During the war's darkest days she is sustained by her love for a distant cousin, a Confederate officer, played by Randolph Scott.
A taxi driver travels to Venice and poses as a gondolier to land a radio singing job.
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep him from being shot by an arrogant Englishman also headed for the Yukon.
A Western rancher wins a British valet in a poker game.
A henpecked husband''''s lie gets him in trouble at home and at work.
A young pacifist after refusing on principle to defend her sweetheart's honor and being banished in disgrace, joins a riverboat troupe as a singer, acquires a reputation as a crackshot after a saloon brawl in which the villain of the piece accidentally kills himself with his own gun, falls in love with his former fianceé's sister and finally bullies an apprehensive family into accepting him.
Long Island socialites set out to solve a murder committed during a wild house party they threw.
A young innocent masters the decadent ways of Imperial Russia in order to reign as Catherine the Great.
A big-time gambler picks up a young girl as security on an IOU.
A gold-digging chorus girl tries to keep her virtue while searching for a rich husband.
Naive Ezekial Cobb, brought up by his missionary father in China returns to America to seek a wife. Corrupt politicians enlist him to run for mayor as a dummy candidate with no chance of winning. Their plan backfires as he wins and embarks upon a reform crusade.
A loving wife and mother tries to keep her eccentric family in line.
A newspaperman tracks a runaway heiress on a madcap cross-country tour.
A district attorney secretly marries the daughter of a man he's trying to convict.
A gambler sells his body to science to pay his debts.
A tempestuous theatrical director tries to win back the star he created and then drove away.
A cross-country bus trip brings together a chorus girl and an escaped convict.
A disgruntled druggist sells his store to buy an orange grove in California.
The Whinneys share expenses for their trip to Hollywood with George and Gracie and thier great Dane. A clerk in Whinney's bank has put fifty thousand dollars in a suitcase, hoping to rob Whinney on the road, but instead Whinney takes another road and is himself arrested in Nevada.
Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of a young boy out to foil pirates and find a buried treasure.
To improve her image, a fan dancer "adopts" an old woman to be her mother.
A mild-mannered reporter learns to stand up for himself.
A working girl suffers through three troubled relationships on her road to prosperity.
A man rises to run a railroad company at the cost of his family ties.
In Kentucky just after the Civil War, the Hayden-Colby feud leads to Jed Colby being sent to prison for 15 years for murder. The Haydens head for Nevada and when Colby gets out of prison he heads there also seeking revenge. The head of the Hayden family tries to avoid more killing but the inevitable showdown has to occur, complicated by Lynn Hayden and Ellen Colby's plans to marry.
A glamorous film star rebels against the studio, her pushy press agent and a family of hangers-on.
A criminal on the run becomes a Hollywood movie star.
Tillie and Augustus Winterbottom are thought to be missionaries when they arrive to find Phineas Pratt trying cheat the Sheridans out of her father's inheritance, including a ferry franchise and a boat. The only way to keep the franchise is to win a race against Pratt's boat.
In this short comedy, Patsy Kelly and Thelma Todd come across some much needed money that just happens to be stolen.
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