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A young lawyer''''s primrose path to success gets him framed for murder.
A detective tries to prevent the assassination of President Lincoln during a train ride.
An inventor''''s new automobile could put his girlfriend''''s livery stable out of business.
An opera star risks disaster when he marries a lovesick fan.
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
The legendary opera singer fights to win his place in society.
A tycoon rises to the top in 19th-century San Francisco through greed and corruption.
A family man helps out people in need and ends up broke in the process.
Dick Tracy tracks down a bank robber using nerve gas.
Penniless strangers team up to fleece the rich.
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.
True story of Clara Schumann''''s battle to save husband Robert''''s health and resist the romantic overtures of Johannes Brahms.
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
During a whirlwind two-day pass in New York, a sailor falls in love with an Englishwoman.
Two producers and their girls look for a backer for their big show.
A woman saves her gangster boyfriend from the gas chamber to get her hands on his hidden money.
Lou Costello plays a country bumpkin vacuum-cleaner salesman, working for the company run by the crooked Bud Abbott. To try to keep him under his thumb, Abbott convinces Costello that he's a crackerjack salesman. This comedy is somewhat like "The Time of Their Lives," in that Abbott and Costello don't have much screen time together and there are very few vaudeville bits woven into the plot.
Eleven Gilbert & Sullivan numbers are melded within the murder-mystery plot of "Girl on the Spot", with a result that either G&S and/or the plot are always seemingly on stage-wait or in the wings awaiting a cue. Lois Collier is the girl-on-the-spot of the title because she was on the scene of a murder. The police conclude she didn't do it and they use her to set a trap for the real killer, a G&S addict, by financing a Broadway production starring Collier. The police department evidently found the money for financing a Broadway show under "Misc.Expenses" in the city budget.
Monte Hale (Monte Hale), cowboy creator of the popular comic strip featuring "Outlaw", the wild horse,is as fond of the real horse as his thousands of fans are of the comic strip version. When unscrupulous rodeo promoter Colonel Winthrop (Ferris Taylor) gets the idea of capturing "Outlaw" and making him a show horse, his niece Kay North (Adrian Booth) tricks Monte into believing she is a writer assigned to do an article on the real horse. With her help, Winthrop's henchmen Tracy (Bud Geary) and Lafe (Kenne Duncan) capture the horse, thus leaving unprotected the colt, "Shadow", and the herd of mares, against the wild animals who attack them when their protector is missing. Furious at the theft of the horse, Monte goes to the Winthrop Rodeo and, with the help of his kid sister, Ginny (Jo Ann Marlowe) and Locoweed (Emmett Lynn), an elderly comic-strip fan, rescues the horse.
A struggling lyricist befriends a composer''''s widow.
Career-slipping movie star Carole Raymond (Kay Francis) buys in as a real estate partner of Jeff Caldwell (Paul Cavanagh). Actually, through his secretary, Nola Reed (Veda Ann Borg), Caldwell runs a matrimonial bureau and, with the aid of his associate, Lee Kirby (John Gallaudet), they defraud and blackmail a large group of lonely people. Carole, unknowingly, is used as bait for one of their victims, Walter Desmond (Barton Yarborough), who "commits suicide." Reporter William Tyler (Robert Shayne) thinks otherwise and, posing as a rich rancher, contacts Miss Raymond. The latter, now being blackmailed by Caldwell, is forced to persuade Tyler to invest in a fraudulent oil deal. In her own attempt to break the racket, Carole uncovers Mildred Hayes (Teala Loring), another innocent victim of the Desmond case. Despite leading each other on for their own purposes, Carole and Tyler fall in love and combine their efforts.
Years after a murder drove them apart, an heiress tries to win back her lost love.
Lawyer-superhero Lamont Cranston searches for a stolen statue that could solve an art dealer''''s murder.
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
An aspiring singer masquerades as a Southern belle to get a radio job.
A young woman enlists a mystery writer to help her solve a murder when the corpse vanishes.
Bill wants to join the Army, but he's 4F so he asks a wizard to help him, but the wizard has slight problems with his history knowlege, so he sends Bill everywhere in history, but not to WWII.
A young girl goes to New York to find a bandleader who has stolen all the songs she wrote and is passing them off as his own. She soon meets and falls in love with a struggling young songwriter who has his own problems.
A society sleuth turns cowboy to investigate a Texas murder.
A girl raised to be a genius gets lost and discovers the simple pleasure of life.
An actress''''s publicist starts a rumor that she''''s a war hero''''s secret bride.
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
A cowardly knight rescues a disguised princess from pirates.
When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father orchestrates a scheme of his own to set things right. He is aided by a cabaret singer, while placating a jealous wife.
A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.
A radio correspondent tries to rescue a burlesque queen from her marriage to a Nazi official.
Two sisters - one smart, one pretty - move to New York to build careers.
Bandleader Kay Kyser leaves his bride at the altar to help catch international spies.
A young man visits his fiancée in a remote French villa where her scientist father (George Zucco) resides. There he meets Noel (J. Carrol Naish), Dr. Renault's mysterious assistant, who has a strange attraction to Renault's daughter. Soon he learns Noel's true identity: he is an ape that was turned into a man by Renault's bizarre experiments!
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
A magician uses hypnosis to create an army of murderers.
A detective investigates an actress's murder in a train car.
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
Sisters working at a hotel try to hide a dead body before the next convention arrives.
The producers of a musical each hire different women to star.
Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player, Memphis. They struggle to get their jazz music accepted by the cafe society of the city. Betty Lou joins their band as a singer and gets Louie to show her how to do scat singing. Memphis and Jeff both fall in love with Betty Lou.
A philanthropic businessman is framed for murder during a lobbying trip to Washington.
A businessman concocts a series of harebrained schemes to keep his wife from divorcing him.
The Third Reich's rise tears apart a German family.
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil (Robert Paige) meets waitress Joyce King (Ellen Drew) at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris (John McGuire). Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens (Judith Barrett), has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon (Thomas E. Jackson), Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterwards and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin (John Miljan), assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post.Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
A young man's engagement is jeopardized by the return of an old girlfriend.
Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.
Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose financier husband neglects her. On a weekend at the Arlington country house, Bob is used by both Lady A. and her friend to make their husbands jealous; this works all too well, and Bob is in danger from both husbands.
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he's killed an opponent in the ring.
A singer struggles to keep her criminal boyfriend from trouble.
English nurse Edith Cavell is matron in a small private hospital in German-occupied Brussels during WWI. When the son of a recently deceased patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war camp, Cavell aids him to reach Holland and safety. This leads to Cavell, a local noblewoman, the grandmother of the escaped prisoner-of-war, and others to form an organization to help Belgian, French, English and other soldiers escape as well. Eventually the Germans become aware of what's happening and take action.
A Japanese spy tries to stop secret agents from blowing up the Suez Canal to trigger world war.
A movie star trades places with a Hawaiian plantation owner.
It is the fate of a small frontier town, adjoining the no-man's-land where the Russians and Austrians are fighting out one of the final campaigns of World War I, to be occupied one day by the Russians, the next by the Austrians, and the inhabitants soon acquire a complacent view of the changing allegiances. To the town comes Ann Warschaska (Isa Miranda), intent on aveninging the suicide of her sister, who has killed herself after being betrayed by an Austrian officer. She knows no more about his identity than the number of his room at the "Hotel Imperial". She gets a job at the hotel as a maid but soon combines this work with modeling, when an eccentric Russian, General Videnko (Reginald Owen), with a passion for painting asks her to pose for him. Breaking into the fatal Room 12, she finds Lt. Nenassey (Ray Milland), a young Austrian officer who has taken refuge there after being separated from the army. Thinking him the betrayer of her sister, she plans to hand him over to the occupying-Russians, but relents when she learns that there are two Room 12's. The man actually guilty of the crime is a Russian spy who holds a commission in the Austrian army. Believing him to be a fellow-soldier in distress, Nenassey makes plans to help him escape, but finds out at the last minute that he is a Russian spy. A strange turn events allows Nenassey to aid Anna in her mission and rid his country of a dangerous enemy at the same time. General Videnko, meanwhile, is giving a grand-style banquet for the man who will never be able to attend another.
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane get mixed up with murder during a beauty pageant.
The Three Musketeers rescue the king''''s unjustly imprisoned twin.
Jane breaks into the film business while also reviving the flagging career of her film director uncle (Wilcoxon) and getting him hooked up with his secretary (Stuart).
A gangster finds the straight life ain't so simple.
Bill Sheldon (Larry J. Blake as Larry Blake) has a grudge against Midland City newspaper publisher Brandon Williams (Samuel S. Hinds) as Sheldon blames the city's recent flood against Williams for using his power and influence to hold up government flood control money. When Williams is found murdered, Sheldon is charged with the crime that was actually committed by Walter Russell (Kent Taylor), the paper's rebel editorial writer. Ney York reporter Linda Ware (Fay Wray) arrives to cover the story and finds that Russell, her old sweetheart, is on the jury hearing Sheldon's trial. She also discovers that he is the killer. Russell forces an acquittal and, before another trial can be held, realizes that his conscience will not permit him to let Sheldon be tried again.
A thief on the run from the law risks his life for love.
Composer Johann Strauss risks his marriage over his infatuation with a beautiful singer.
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.
Mr Moto encounters mysterious goings-on on a ship bound for Shanghai. He recognises his steward as the murderer of a man in San Francisco, and catches him trying to steal an important letter from the stateroom of another passenger, Robert Hitchings. Hitchings, son of the owner of the shipping line, falls in love with Gloria, who refuses to tell him anything about her life and disappears when they arrive in Shanghai. In Shanghai, Mr Moto uncovers the secret which links the murder in San Francisco, the mysterious letter, and Gloria.
A madcap inventor tries to market a razor-less shaving cream.
A small-town drunk catches a temperance campaigner in dirty dealings.
A small-time crook's wife falls for a shipping magnate.
Con men on the Riviera live by their wits.
A horse breeder''''s daughter falls for a bookie.
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
A lady lumberjack falls for one of her workers, not realizing it's a business rival in disguise.
A dress designer tries to break her sister's engagement to a free-living artist, only to discover the man is falling for her instead.
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both.
A beautiful singer and a battling priest try to reform a Barbary Coast saloon owner in the days before the big earthquake.
A song-and-dance man gets caught up in war and espionage.
A Park Avenue beauty plays two suitors against each other.
A timid young man longs to enter high society.
A Park Avenue beauty plays two suitors against each other.
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
An undercover G-man helps with a jailbreak to learn the mob''''s secrets.
When his pioneering ideas cause problems, a hospital doctor goes into private practice.
A scientist named Hunter Hawk invents a device that can turn flesh to stone. While celebrating his discovery he becomes involved with a half naked leprechaun. On a trip to New York, Hunter and Meg (the leprechaun) decide to go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and turn all of the Statues of Greek Gods into people. What follows in a drunken romp around New York with Medusa's severed head still in Perseus' hand.
Murder charges threaten an actress's marriage plans.
A moralistic publisher discovers his wife is cheating on him.
A songwriters takes on the corrupt publisher who stole his music.
A toothpaste tycoon''''s daughter joins his rival to teach him a lesson.
Poolroom ace Dunn marries his girlfriend Wilson but cant find work so he sends her back to her family. Things improve after he catches some crooks.
Murder charges threaten an actress's marriage plans.
A young girl''''s secret romance is exposed when her lover is murdered.
Impoverished newlyweds travel from the country to Berlin to find success. At first, things look rosy, but when the Pinnebergs discover that the husband's stepmother--with whom they are now living--is a notorious madame, groom and pregnant bride must take to the road.
A gold-digging chorus girl tries to keep her virtue while searching for a rich husband.
A druggist lets his socially ambitious wife convince him to pursue the high life.
A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
Expatriates and foreign correspondents mix in a Paris bistro.
A salesgirl falls for a night worker without realizing they share the same apartment.
A tramp rescues the mayor's girlfriend from a suicide attempt.
A Texas gal storms her way through life, brawling and boozing until her luck runs out, forcing her to learn the errors of her ways.
A mad doctor tries to mix human and gorilla blood with deadly results.
An island visitor falls for a Polynesian beauty slated for sacrifice to the gods.
"Happy" MacDonald and his unfaithful wife own a Prohibition era night club. On this eventful night, he is threatened by bootleggers, and the club's star dancer falls in love with a young socialite who drinks to forget a personal tragedy, among other incidents.
A Parisian tailor falls in love with a princess.
Architect Gordon Wales finds fellow apartmenthouse resident Joan Marsh locked out and flirts with her. When she is murdered evidence points to him. He and Joan's roommate Noreen become involved.
Marianne falls in love with con man Valentine who uses their relation to get her father's endorsement on a money-raising scheme. He runs off with the money and Marianne, later dumping her. Her sister Laura loves Dr. Lindley although she knows he loves Marianne. Marianne returns and marries a wealthy young man, and Lindley turns his love toward Laura.
Troubles begin for the Sterlings when they buy an expensive car. Friends press them for rides; Marilyn has an accident which Gilbert must get $5,000 from his boss to pay for. They finally sell the car to the janitor.
A crusading doctor fights his way through tragedy to find his true calling.
A Mexican bandit kidnaps a wedding party.
A wife seeks revenge against the owner of a gambling operation.
This was a screen version of the 1925 operetta by Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach,Herbert Stohart, and George Gershwin. The story of the movie is about a peasant ( Bernice Claire ) who is known as "The Flame" who leads a revolution in Russia. This peasant who is in love with a Russian prince (Alexander Gray) saves his life by agreeing to sacrifice her virginity to an evil fellow-conspirtator (Noah Beery).This was an all Technicolor musical which was had a sequence in Vitascope (a Warner Brother's wide screen process)
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
A producer decides to reopen a theater, that had been closed five years previously when one of the actors was murdered during a performance, by staging a production of the same play with the remaining members of the original cast.
An eccentric wife lets a more conventional type take her place to meet the in-laws.
A homicide cop investigates the murder of a multimillionaire.
A pony express rider tracks the outlaws who robbed him.
A jilted lover gets even by giving his ex-girlfriend and her new groom a police dog for a wedding present. The K-9 has been trained to attack anyone who touches his mistress, the bride.
Romance blossoms between salespersons from feuding dress companies.
In this silent film, an office worker deals with the simple joys and tragedies of married life.
A lieutenant from the U. S. Cavalry is assigned to bring law and order to a frontier town ruled by a gang of cattle rustlers.
Card shark Lee Rogers overhears Joselyn Poe crying in her furnished room. She is trying to get a dancing job in New York without any luck. He gets her a job as a taxi dancer through which she meets chorus girl Kitty who introduces her to all sorts of cads. Meanwhile Lee, who realizes he loves her, decides to go straight
Jerry always wins in his rivalry with Red over women, gunrunning, and diamond smuggling. While running booze into the U.S. during Prohibition, Jerry seizes Jane's seaside home. When she tries to turn him in, he kidnaps her and her fiance John.
A man facing financial ruin attempts to win back his wife who is considering a divorce.
A woman''''s life is ruined by her over-protective mother.
A young man in a small town is accused of being a thief. Unable to prove his innocence, he leaves town and goes to Hollywood to become an actor.
When The Sportive Banker comes to collect the mortgage from The Girl's Father, he proposes that The Girl could be bartered for the payment. However, The Girl is in love with The Rustic Sweetheart, and to foil The Sportive Banker's plans, she forges a letter purporting that she has been compromised by The Man of Mystery.
A U.S. spy infiltrates the German Army disguised as a woman.
In this short film, two heirs of competing waffle iron companies are getting married, but call off the wedding when they can''''t agree on the shape of the new iron.
In this musical short, a guide leads several tourists up a beautiful mountain in Switzerland. Vitaphone Release 7633-7634.
This short film presents a series of bloopers from various Warner Bros. productions.
This short film provides a silent tour of MGM studios in 1925.
Complications ensue in this short silent comedy when an orchestra leader falls in love with a flower girl.
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