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Drama about what goe in one of New York City's police precinct houses on a given night.
An adulterous couple discovers that their children are sexually involved.
A detective falls for the mysterious woman he''s been hired to tail.
Jeremy Spensser, genius humanitarian, is killed in an accident just after winning the Nobel Peace Prize. His father William, a brilliant brain surgeon, works on the body in secret before burial; later revealing to his other son Henry that he has the brain on life support and hopes to encase it in a robot body! The resulting being is large, strong, and develops many strange powers. Initially it has Jeremy's gentle personality but this, too, begins to change, and a year later it decides to end its long seclusion... Unusual piano music score.
The legendary band leader fights to make swing acceptable.
A woman pretends to be a cleaning lady to get to know her son's high-society in-laws.
Two sharpie promoters (Don Barry and Frank Jenks) put on a show they believe is so bad it will not play more than one day and they therefore will not have to pay the long list of investors,i.e, suckers and buyers. But one of the investors dies intestate and his interests pass to the state. The governor's secretary (Lynne Roberts) engages new talent (the Four Step Brothers, Guadalajara Trio, St. Clair & Vilvoa, Dolores and Don Graham, et al) and a new orchestra (Jan Savitt), in order to make the show successful and a profitable investment for the state. Barry (in another of the vast majority of his films in which he was not billed as Don "Red" Barry), who has fallen in love with the first-billed Roberts, reforms and buys up the surplus stock.
The new manager of an ice show plots to steal the owners business and his wife.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
A detective uses psychological warfare to get a confession out of a murderous student.
This George Morris story (screenplay by George Wallace Sayre) was based on an article that appeared in "Woman's Home Companion" and later reprinted in "Reader's Digest." Eddie Condon (Kane Richmond), a two-bit racketeer, teams up with an alcoholic doctor, Judson (Ralph Morgan), to set up a maternity home with free facilities to expectant mothers, with the proviso that the women sign away all rights to their new-borns. The babies are then offered for adoptation to couples willing to make a substantial "contribution" to the home. Things go well for this borderline within-the-law business until a baby is still-born. Conden had already sold the baby for $5,000 and has no intention of returning the money, so he substitutes the child of the sister (Teala Loring) of his wife (Jayne Hazard). There is a slip-up on the filing of the certificates and the District Attorney's office gets involved.
Charlie Chan investigates a series of deaths by snake bite.
A wimp named playground commissioner takes on corrupt city officials.
A lawyer''''s secretary tries to protect a controversial client from prying eyes at an over-crowded hotel.
An accident-prone reporter stumbles into love and a big story.
The grandparents (James Halligan and Laura Treadwell) of Danny Mason (Buzzy Henry), an orphaned boy, are trying to have him put into their custody rather than that of his uncle, Jim King (James Seay), a racetrack veterinary, as they object to the track enviroment in which he is being raised. Their destinies become entwined with that of former silent-film stars Francis X. Bushman and Clara Kimball Young and ex-heavyweight champion James J."Jim" Jeffries, and that of a broken-down race horse named "Mr. Celebrity." The tagline tells it all.
A woman who believes she''''s cursed, takes refuge on a rubber plantation.
A thriller writer tries to impress a young woman by pretending to be tied to a murder.
An undercover cop finds himself on the wrong side of the law when the mob discovers his true identity.
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
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 hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
A defense lawyer sets out to topple a powerful gangster.
A murder defendant falls for his alleged victim's daughter.
An insurance investigator gets caught between cops and crooks when he hides the beneficiary of a million-dollar policy.
When they accidentally capture a bank robber, two street cleaners are given a scholarship to Oxford.
A lady spy uses a British nobleman''s home in her undercover work for the Germans.
A surgeon unjustly sent to Devil's Island fights to survive harsh treatment.
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
A jockey trains a blind horse for the Grand National.
Out of work vaudevillians join the army in WWI and head for France.
A reporter poses as a jewel smuggler to unmask a criminal gang.
A novice lawyer must defend a killer.
A gangster's moll runs home to mother, with reporters and amateur detectives hot on her tail.
A British doctor hires an injured ballerina as a nanny for his son.
A female reporter gets herself arrested so she can interview a gangster''s moll.
A freethinker''''s liberal ways are tested when her daughter announces plans for a premarital fling.
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
Secret Service agents try to solve the theft of treasury banknote plates.
An ambitious secretary uses the men in her life to turn herself into a radio star.
A Canadian Mounted Policeman searches for the outlaws who robbed a freighter.
A prison chaplain tries to help a man framed for murder prove his innocence.
A nightclub owner and a bandleader compete for the lead singer''''s heart.
A hospitalized detective probes the murder of a fellow patient.
A lowly private becomes attached to a trained military horse.
An officer''s wife at a British outpost in Africa falls for another man.
An average day brings a variety of comic problems to members of a British family.
A glamorous singer commits murder to protect her daughter's virtue.
Perry Mason tries to find out if a long-lost heiress is the real thing.
An ambitious reporter forces her policeman boyfriend to let her help with a murder case.
A crusading radio reporter takes on civic corruption.
Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen.
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
An officer''s wife at a British outpost in Africa falls for another man.
At the urging of his ambitious girlfriend, a salesman starts hawking tractors.
When he comes to New York for a wedding, an out-of-towner makes trouble for all concerned.
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
A crippled war hero's death turns out to be murder.
A nouveau riche couple try to break into high society.
After a working girl reforms an alcoholic lawyer who was recently dumped, his ex wants him back.
A young student murders for money then tries to escape his guilt and a brilliant detective.
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
A young couple suffers through in-law and employment problems.
Perry Mason tries to stay on the wagon while investigating the murder of a crooked beauty contest promoter.
A nurse investigates murder at a mysterious mansion.
A divorcee can't stop meddling in her ex-husband's affairs.
A guilt-ridden pilot finds a new outlook on life when he falls for a society girl.
An actress's manager tries to keep her from leaving the stage for marriage.
Opening with a credit line that reads "Entire production conceived, created and directed by George White," a film evolves where the only plot line is a thin backstage romance between Jimmy Martin (Rudy Vallee) and Kitty Donnelly (Alice Faye)in and around a dozen or more sketches, revues, black-outs and singing and dancing turns. Made before the birth of the production code, reviewers of the day found much to object about in the implications of Alice Faye's "Nasty Man" song with the Meglin Kiddies, and the dog action in the "Your Dog Loves My Dog" number by Vallee, Faye, Jimmy Durante and Dixie Dunbar. The geometric dance arrangements used in the Vallee, Durante and Cliff Edwards "Every Day Is Father's Day" was not cause for Busby Berkeley to lose any sleep.
President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new secretary soon runs afoul of political lobbyists out to destroy his department.
An aging actress tries to keep her teen-aged daughter out of the public eye.
Wanting the Lance ranch, Burkett kills Lance and brings in an imposter to pose as the heir Ken Lance. Ken learns of the plan, captures the imposter, and arrives posing as himself. In an ensuing gunfight a man is killed and Ken is in trouble when not only is he accused of the murder, but the imposter escapes and convinces the Sheriff he's the real Ken Lance.
Producer Carl Denham returns to Skull Island in search of more monsters.
A gambler fakes his death so he can pay off his creditors with the insurance money.
Following a killing and robbery in a big city back east, gang leader Kedge Darvas(William 'Stage' Boyd) and some of his henchies take a train to a small western town in Idaho, with intentions of hiding out there until things cool down back in Chi or NYC, or wherever they lammed from.They are welcomed with open arms by the citizens under the impression they are there as capital investors with money to spend. Before long, Darvas figues the town is ripe for the taking and sends word for reinforcements, and each arriving train unloads a few suits and snappy-brim hats.Then they get rough, kill Sheriff Posey Meed(Guy Oliver)and rile up the citizens, led by cowhand Brad Farley(Richard Arlen), who had Darvas spotted for a wrong number just by the way he made moves on Sue Vancey(Mary Brian.)
When Bob Smith brings in the outlaw Bob Moore he learns his real name is also Bob Smith. With his sister whom he has not seen since childhood arriving, Moore gets Smith to pose as him. The masquerade works fine for a while but then Moore's gang members plan to kill him and Smith must save the brother of the woman he now loves.
In this silent film, a young woman turns Hollywood upside down in her search for stardom.
Amos, a Boston beanery owner inherits a restaurant out West and goes out to make his fortune. Unfortunately, the local card sharps take his last dime and show him up for a tenderfoot. So Amos sets out to become a gunslinger.
Outlaw Black Deering leads a band of desperadoes, but decides to give up the bandit life. Agreeing to go on one last job with his gang, he is captured when his henchman Jordan betrays the gang for the reward. Deering escapes and determines to avenge himself on Jordan.
Sylia Hamilton rehabilitates an alcoholic attorney and marries him. When World War I breaks out, she is persuaded to help the German cause and later commits suicide rather than compromise her husbands career.
This short film focuses on industrial sabotage during wartime.
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