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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 9, 1947|
|Born:||March 30, 1889||Cause of Death:||suicide|
|Birth Place:||Germany||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Director (feature film)
In this silent film, a farmer's affair with a city woman almost destroys his life.
Cast (feature film)
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
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.
If he wants to keep control of Hell, Satan has to get Hitler to perform a good deed.
The stork delivers a baby elephant to Mrs Jumbo, veteran of the circus, but the newborn is ridiculed because of his truly enormous ears and dubbed "Dumbo". Dumbo is relegated to the circus' clown acts; it is up to his only friend, a mouse, to assist Dumbo to achieve his full potential.
A vaudeville team breaks up when both men fall for the same gorgeous hoofer.
A voice teacher and his star pupil run away together to a life of love and poverty.
When a waiter (Murphy) gives a society girl (Joyce) a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle (Ruggles) makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
A businessman mingles with German laborers to learn more about their lives.
A millionaire who''s been married seven times courts wife number eight.
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
Composer Johann Strauss risks his marriage over his infatuation with a beautiful singer.
A publicist falls for his most difficult client's daughter.
Newlyweds refuse help from their families as they struggle to make it on their own.
A French opera star in hiding hooks up with a swing band.
Con men on the Riviera live by their wits.
An opera star's manager tries to stop her romance with a penniless singer.
An opera singer goes undercover in the Canadian wilderness to hunt for her criminal brother.
Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.
Shirley Temple lives with the pick-pocket grandfather in 19th century New York City. She entertains the crowds while he works his racket. A rich lady makes it possible for the girl to go legit. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is performed.
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
A young woman saves her sister from marriage to an emperor that she doesn''''t love.
At a Mexican resort, a fast-talking magazine editor woos the dancer he's trashed in print.
A female undercover agent tracks down bond thieves.
An actress''''s manager tries to keep her from leaving the stage for marriage.
A vice king's girlfriend falls for a young miner.
A department store owner''''s sons compete for his secretary''''s heart.
A manicurist uses her beauty and emery board to snag a rich husband.
Three young girls working in an agency have build a singing trio. They want to 'lease' the dictaphone of their boss to make a record of their singin, but they are caught and fired. When they are not able to pay their rent any longer, they decide to try it on an amateur contest at a radio station. Due to lack of food Susan Moore becomes unconscious and the contest is won by a big band. But this big band offers them a job withe them at the radio station, they accept but after a while they again start to reach out for higher things and leave the big band.
An advertising man takes off after kidnappers.
An Irish immigrant builds a new life in America as a politician.
A European nobleman falls for a ballerina.
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 playwright descended from the Borgias becomes a murder suspect.
A woman with a past tries to get rid of a former lover.
A tempestuous theatrical director tries to win back the star he created and then drove away.
After Fred von Bergen, a German immigrant in America, is forced from his job by anti-German hysteria before the first world war, he and his friend Bob Wilson leave America and join the German air force. There, both men fall in love with ambulance driver Alida Hoffman. When America enters the war, Bob is caught between loyalty to his home country and the threat of execution for desertion and treason to Germany. It remains for his friend Fred to extricate him from the dilemma - but at what cost?
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
Farmers take in an injured racketeer and try to reform him.
A Satanist faces off with the vengeful man whose wife and daughter he has stolen.
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.
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
A struggling composer courts a singing star.
A high-society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue.
Boyhood friends grow up on opposite sides of the law.
An aspiring opera singer and her mentor fight so much they barely realize they''re in love.
A criminal lawyer's wife faces blackmail when she has an affair.
A small-time auctioneer tries to break into society.
A timid chemistry major becomes a college football star.
Early in the century, high-spirited Irishman, Jasper Horn, drives a horse-drawn New York streetcar. But the electric era is beginning, so what's wrong with celebrating by having a drink while he's driving the tram? If it's only beer? Jasper and his wife, the teetotal daughter of a preacher, have a baby boy. His employer's beautiful wife finds herself attracted to the smartly-dressed son of Erin. A decade passes. The boss learns of the paternity of his son and fires Jasper. He leaves his wife and goes to Atlantic City where he finds success as a fez-wearing boardwalk fortune teller, the Great Jasper. Fifteen years pass. One of Jasper's sons has inherited his father's wicked ways...
A producer fights labor problems, financiers and his greedy ex-wife to put on a show.
Love trips up an ambulance chasing lawyer.
A society girl steals a simple gas station attendant from his working-class girlfriend.
"In the Gay Nineties New York had grown up into bustles and balloon Sleeves ... but The Bowery had grown younger, louder and more rowdy until it was known as the 'Livest Mile on the face of the globe' ... the cradle of men who were later to be famous." The scene opens in a saloon named "Nigger Joe's" ...
A jewel thief falls for a tycoon's wife in Vienna.
A radio announcer accidentally kills his wife, then leads an on-air hunt for her killer.
A mad doctor tries to mix human and gorilla blood with deadly results.
A woman's childhood friends try to rescue her from gangsters.
A society girl''''s brother goes on trial for killing her lover.
A simple-minded wrestler falls for a woman with a dark secret.
An heiress gives up her fortune to wed a poor novelist, then dreams of giving their children the finer things.
When her husband loses his job, a woman risks her marriage to become the breadwinner.
An unscrupulous gossip columnist lands himself in hot water.
A womanizing opera star falls in love with his innocent young protegee.
A jealous husband dons a disguise to test his wife''''s fidelity.
A Broadway songbird goes to Hollywood in search of screen stardom.
In this comedic short, Patsy Kelly and Thelma Todd loose their jobs as dancers and end up as assistants for a magician.
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