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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 20, 1942|
|Born:||April 19, 1858||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Australia||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A waitress risks her life to help downed pilots escape occupied France.
A young innocent's surprise inheritance causes problems with her poor but proud boyfriend.
Four married sisters face financial problems as motherhood approaches.
A bandleader enlists a down-on-his-luck actor to teach him Shakespeare.
An Irish shop girl falls in love with a high-society boy.
An elderly woman turns sheriff to clear her granddaughter of murder charges.
A father returns to the family he left years earlier and tries to solve their problems.
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 freethinker''''s liberal ways are tested when her daughter announces plans for a premarital fling.
Three married women play matchmaker for their widowed sister.
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he's killed an opponent in the ring.
A band leader has to overcome a film studio head''''s hatred to make it on the big screen.
A small-town family's peaceful life is shattered when one daughter falls for a rebellious musician.
A madcap heiress upsets the staid existence of a straitlaced scientist.
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery.
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
A wealthy woman tries to keep her grandson secluded only to have him stolen by an ambitious lady reporter.
A secretary becomes so valuable to her boss that it jeopardizes his marriage.
A sea captain has to live up to his tall tales when he''''s attacked by gangsters.
Young Phillip Ainsworth, (Bobby Breen), an orphan of the US Civil War, has been lovingly raised by Toinette, (Louise Beavers) a former slave. Toinette has big plans for the boy. She has saved her money to send him to a private school. But when the local priest, Father Josef, (Henry O'Neill) finds Phillip's family living in New York, the boy is sent north to live with people who refuse to accept him as their own. His only friend is the butler, Barrett, (Charles Butterworth). But his curmodgeon of a grandmother, (May Robson) is finally broken down by the boy's charm and good manners, and all ends happily. Along the way Breen has ample opportunity to show off his voice by singing several songs, including the title song three times.
A theatrical star gets in over her head when she marries a drunken millionaire.
A moralistic publisher discovers his wife is cheating on him.
A mother tries to bring her estranged children closer together.
Gamblers engineer a veteran schoolteacher's firing.
A Victorian wife contemplates leaving her insane husband for a romantic gypsy.
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.
A small-time gangster wants to go straight until he loses his girl to a rival hood.
To improve her image, a fan dancer "adopts" an old woman to be her mother.
A high-society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue.
A scorned woman dreams of revenge on the man who betrayed her.
Three generations of vaudevillians fight for stardom on stage and screen.
A gangster helps an old apple-vendor pose as a society woman to fool her visiting daughter.
Crooks double cross each other during a tense flight from Paris to London.
A noblewoman becomes a nun when she thinks her lover is killed during the war.
An innocent young hairdresser snares herself a rich husband but he''''s already married.
Prophetic tale of a mother in 1940 trying to keep her son out of war.
Father and son doctors disagree over the son's materialistic goals.
A woman is tempted to betray her husband with an old flame.
A trip through the looking glass and down a rabbit hole sends an English girl into a world of fantastic characters and strange potions.
A musical star is torn between a millionaire playboy and her stage manager.
A doctor's daughter defies convention in her fight for love and her child.
A dying tycoon selects his heirs at random, and each reacts differently to the good fortune.
Wealthy socialite Letty Lynton is returning to New York, abandoning one-tine lover Emile Renaul in South America, when she strikes up a shipboard romance with Jerry Darrow. Renault is waiting for her in New York and will not leave her alone, so she poisons him. When detectives take her to the D.A.s office, Jerry cooks up an alibi.
An ambitious secretary tries to sleep her way into high society.
Based on a true crime story, the movie is about a wild jazz-loving and boozing wife Roxie Hart who kills her boyfriend in cold blood after he leaves her, and how she finagles her way out being convicted. Remade once as a movie, and as a Broadway musical.
In this silent film, Cecil B. DeMille directs an epic retelling of the life of Christ.
Molly, an Irish girl just hired by a New York newspaper, is assigned as a test a chain interview of celebrities that must be accomplished within a set amount of time. She goes through innumerable paths and obstacles to achieve the goal.
This short film presents the awards ceremony for the 1939 Academy Awards. Vitaphone Release 9780-9783.
A promotional short encouraging Pennsylvania''''s citizens to allow movie showings on Sundays.
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