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Pilot for a prospective new Ellery Queen series, marred by the miscasting of too-suave Lawford in the leading role. This film, taken from the 1949 mystery by Queen (pseudonym as well as principal character for Frederick Dannay and Manfred Lee), has the sleuth involved in a series of murders, with vi
A decorated police captain soon finds the tables turned on him when he''s accused of murdering his wife.
An embittered young convict becomes Public Enemy Number One.
A struggling lawyer takes on a controversial murder case that could make or break him.
A counselor falls for the troubled young man she''''s trying to help.
A young police officer returns to high school undercover to investigate the drug trade.
After learning to play the guitar in prison, a young man becomes a rock 'n' roll sensation.
A novelist frames himself for murder to prove the fallibility of circumstantial evidence.
A blonde beauty upsets a show business family.
A cynical songwriter upsets the lives of three musical sisters.
A World War II refugee fights to stay in the U.S.
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
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.
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
Robin Hood (Jon Hall) aids Lady Marian (Patricia Morison) and her brother (Michael Duane)to rescue the latter's betrothed Lady Christabel (Adele Jergens)from her father's house where she is being forced into a marriage against her will. The father recaptures his daughter and kidnaps Marian in the bargain. Robin gathers all of the merry men and a couple of grouches and routs the father's soldiers and slays him and his nephew. Friar Tuck (Alan Mowbray) then performs a triple wedding uniting Robin and Marian; the brother and the now-fatherless Christabel; and Little John (Walter Sande) and a handmaiden named Maude (Robin Raymond.)
Leopold Kroner, formerly of Colby Enterprises, is released after five years in prison for embezzlement. Andrew Colby, claiming that Kroner has threatened him, hires lawyer Bob Regan as a secret bodyguard. Sure enough, Kroner turns up in Colby's room with a gun, and Regan kills him. Then Regan, who sticks around to romance Colby's secretary Noel, begins to suspect he's been used.
Gambling hall owners get mixed up with a cop on the take, leading to murder and mystery.
A World War II veteran who thinks he''s dying gets mixed up with gangsters.
A night-club singer gets involved with a mobster.
A timid soldier sends his buddy's picture to a romantic pen pal.
Singer/Dancer Peggy Ryan neither sings nor dances in this comedy in which she plays a secretary, whose life has no romance because she devotes all of her time to her attractive older sister. But she does keep a diary that contains some fact and many fictional entries. One such is read by the wife (Louise Allbritton) of her boss (Jon Hall) who promptly sues for a divorce. Virginia Grey stars in a musical produced by Hall and sings (possibly dubbed) "Makin' a Million" and "Keep Your Chin Up." No spoiler to add that Ryan gets a boyfriend and Hall and Allbritton are reunited before this one runs it course.
After their annual free concert at Chicago's Dearborn Settlement, Benny Goodman and his band are packing up to go to their next engagement when a kid steals Goodman's clarinet. Goodman and Popsie pursue him to a tenement flat where he has led them to hear his brother play the trombone. Shenanigans ensue following Goodman's offering the brother a job with the band.
During World War II, Lee Stevens travels to Washington D.C. with his secretary Jane Rogers in order to secure a government contract. Not thinking it through, Jane cancels their hotel reservations when she feels the accomodations are inadequate. With no rooms available in the entire city Lee and Jane pose as a married couple and take positions as maid and butler in the Cromwell's home until the contract can be secured.
A teacher in a women''''s reformatory searches for evidence to put her crook husband away.
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man. In his uncertainty, he takes a job on an isolated bait barge. That night, he rescues lovely Anna from a watery suicide attempt and installs her on the barge. But Tiny, Bobo's longtime pal and parasite, hopes to drive Anna away before domestic bliss tears Bobo away from him; the still unsolved murder may be just the wedge Tiny needs. There's fog on the water and evil brewing...
A young girl copes with a boarding house full of boxers.
Half-brothers vie for an Arabian throne and the love of a beautiful storyteller.
A family in the South Seas goes to any lengths to escape work.
A servant's scandalous novel lands her employers in hot water.
A handsome racketeer seduces the DA's daughter for revenge, then falls in love.
A wheelchair-bound doctor fights off a homicidal maniac.
A dancer sailing to Puerto Rico hides government messages in her tap routines.
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