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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 14, 1967|
|Born:||October 11, 1884||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Hamburg, DE||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A crooked lawyer trumps up an insurance case for a cameraman injured at a pro football game.
The Americans and Russians each have a two-person base on the Moon The Americans have had to keep replacing their astronaut teams because they quickly go crazy; they have been using only male astronauts on the unspoken assumption that this would avoid any possibility of impropriety. The Russians, as godless Communists, are under no such constraints, and their male-female team has remained well-adjusted At the start of the film, a male and female American astronaut team is sent up to replace the sex-starved all-male team. The government insists on them being married first to preserve morality. Most of the story revolves around the eventual consummation of this marriage of convenience, and around their relationship with their Russian neighbors, who keep casually dropping by.
Nazis kidnap a key American intelligence officer and try to convince him that World War II is over.
A Chicago gangster stumbles into philanthropic work during a gang war.
Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause havoc no matter what he does.
Biography of Frank "Spig" Wead, the pioneer aviator who turned to writing after being grounded by an accident.
The Bowery Boys get mixed up with an exiled king and a murderous band of spies.
A pioneer woman sets her sights on a trapper.
A pair of war veterans wreak havoc when they join the circus.
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
The famed bandleader fights to establish himself and keep his family going.
Two musical stars team with a sister act to help their old Army commander save his failing country inn.
The Kettles are in Paris along with their daughter-in-law's parents the Parkers. Pa tries to buy racy postcards. He also gets in big trouble when he is given a letter to deliver to Adolph Wade, a spy who gets killed by spies Inez and Cyrus Kraft.
The famed magician and escape artist rises to stardom while haunted by the loss of his mother.
A cynical serviceman in a World War II POW camp has to prove he's not an informer.
Roistering sea captain Jonathan Clark, who poaches seal pelts from Russian Alaska, meets and woos Russian countess Marina in 1850 San Francisco. Events separate them, but after an exciting sea race to the Pribilof Islands they meet again; now, both are in danger from the schemes of villainous Prince Semyon.
Five stories reveal O. Henry''s gift for the surprise ending.
A nightclub entertainer temporarily replaces a tycoon he's famous for impersonating.
Five orphans ''adopt'' a loner and set out to find him a wife.
Police try to crack down on the illegal immigration racket.
A vaudeville couple tries to retire but gets mixed up with gangsters.
Traveling Salesman Virgil Smith wants to sell his Grammophones in pre-WWI Austria. To enhance this, he especially wants to sell one to Emperor Franz Joseph, but at first the Austrian palace guards think he is carrying a bomb. He meets the Countess Johanna von Stolzenberg-Stolzenberg and after the usual misunderstandings, falls in love with her, this is especially assisted by his dog Buttons. But the relation between a Countess and an ordinary U.S. citizen cannot work in Austria, that is the Emperor's opinion. Is he wrong?
The Norwick family has had a successful run on the vaudeville circuit, but now some of the family wants out. Mom is ready to retire on the family's farm, and daughter June wants to quit now that she's engaged. That only leaves Dad and his son Bert, who are happy to work as a twosome. Soon Bert's love of baseball overtakes his show biz ambitions, especially after he's offered a major league contract to play. Now he has to figure out how to break the news to his dad.
A married vaudeville team struggles to raise a family while touring the nation.
A hotel manager in postwar Casablanca tackles renegade Nazis.
A sailor on leave causes problems at the department store his girlfriend manages.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
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.
A mad scientist hides within a traveling sideshow.
Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 20th century.
Catherine the Great falls in love with an army officer who is plotting against her.
A French peasant girl''s visions of the Virgin Mary create controversy as pilgrims flock to her small town for healing.
A pretty scientist with a system for horse-race betting falls in love with a trainer.
In this filmed Chekhov adaptation, Darnell plays the alluring peasant woman who lures cynical aristocrat Sanders away from his milquetoast fiancee, with tragic consequences.
This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the historical facts are given in a correct way.
A newspaper editor writes headlines that predict the future.
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
The jungle king helps the princess of a lost civilization fight off Nazi invaders.
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
While traveling in Burma, an adventurous cameraman falls for a beautiful Chinese girl and they embark on a journey dodging spies.
A government agent is assigned to join a hate group in order to gain information on their underground activities.
A troupe of squabbling actors joins the Polish underground to dupe the Nazis.
American correspondent Bill Roberts (Dana Andrews) is a thorn in the side of the Nazis, as his paper always scoops the world with the truth about Germany. Gestapo Captain Carl Von Rau (Martin Kosleck) means to plug the leak and assigns Karen Hauen (Virginia Gilmore), who he attends to wed, to the case. Roberts is obtaining his information for his stories and broadcasts from an elderly stamp collector who, defiantly opposed to the Nazis, sells the "proper" stamps to Roberts, giving him the information. Attracted to Karen, Roberts invites her to his apartment where she learns his secret. The old philatelist is sent to a concentration camp, and then Karen learns that he is her father (Erwin Kalser). She appeals to Roberts for help and he, in loyality to the old man and now in love with Karen, agrees to help.
A French diplomat who's recovered from amnesia is blackmailed over crimes he can't remember.
American pilots stranded in Germany during World War II fight their way to freedom.
An anti-Nazi on the run and a young Jewish couple race across Europe trying to escape Hitler's ever powerful influence. When the political refugee risks his life to see his dying wife in Austria, he has a dangerous encounter with a rabid Nazi.
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
A circus manager turns a young farm boy into a star lion tamer.
A businessman concocts a series of harebrained schemes to keep his wife from divorcing him.
John Evans encounters his lookalike, Malcolm Scott. When Scott is killed in an accident, Evans finds himself mistaken for Scott and decides to do some good in his new role.
A happily married woman sees a psychoanalyst and develops doubts about her husband.
A voice teacher and his star pupil run away together to a life of love and poverty.
True story of the German scientist who devoted his life to curing syphilis.
Andre Desormeaux, master con artist and jewel thief, has been very successful with his partners, light-fingered Polo and beautiful lure "Countess" Tanya Vronsky. But Tanya falls in love with one of their victims, resigns from the team, and (despite Andre's warning) marries rich young Paul Vernay...for love. Inevitably, Andre and Polo reappear in her life. Can Tanya outwit the master schemer?
An American warms up an icy Russian streetcar conductor.
A Czech family is torn apart by violence and political conflicts during the rise of Nazi Germany in this 1940 drama. Frau Bernie's four sons all choose different paths: pro-Czech, pro-Nazi, and toward America. The mother becomes an eyewitness to tragedy as she begins to lose her sons to the war. Based on the 1928 film of the same name, which was set during World War I.
A team of flyers risks their lives to deliver the mail in a mountainous South American country.
A movie star trades places with a Hawaiian plantation owner.
A bickering couple takes an amnesia potion so they can re-discover each other.
An FBI agent risks his life to infiltrate Nazi sympathizers in the U.S.
A coldhearted Soviet agent is warmed up by a trip to Paris and a night of love.
A businessman mingles with German laborers to learn more about their lives.
After saving a tramp (Lorre) from suicide, a millionaire (Baxter) takes his clothing and disappears. Word is out that he will give a million dollars to anyone who is kind of a tramp.
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
Composer Johann Strauss risks his marriage over his infatuation with a beautiful singer.
The Saint goes undercover to get the goods on New York's mob kingpins.
A dizzy young girl falls into crime but wins her lawyer's heart.
An opera star's manager tries to stop her romance with a penniless singer.
When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.
A new Broadway show starring Gary Blake shamelessly lampoons the rich Carraway family. To get her own back, daughter Mimi sets out to ensnare Blake, but the courtship is soon for real, to the annoyance of his co-star, hoofing chanteuese Mona Merrick.
An orphaned girl tends goats for her grandfather until she's sold to serve as a disabled girl's companion.
G-Man Chick Gardner (Brian Donlevy), posing as a taxi driver, convinces the members of a counterfeiting gang that he is on their side and is taken into the organization by Philip Strickland (Alan Dinehart), the boss, over the objections of gang lieutenant Flash Dillon (Gilbert Roland.) Gardner meets Gilda Lee (Frances Drake), a member of the gang, and learns of the planned smuggling of a load of counterfeit money at a remote wharf. He arranges with the Federal officers to foil the landing but their presence is detected and the gang escapes, with Gardner being wounded in the melee by his own men. Dillon discovers Gardner's true identity and tells Gilda to take him for a ride. Instead, she helps Gardner kill Dillon, in return for which he promises her immunity. She goes with Strickland to the yacht of John Rudd (Sig Rumann), who is the secret leader of the counterfeiters. Gardner and the federal agents follow her.
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 group of zanies tries to save a pretty girl's sanitarium.
A Parisian sewer worker (Stewart) longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl (Simone Simon) from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war.
An Englishman impersonates an imprisoned German officer and "returns" to Germany to become a national hero. A female German spy is assigned to check him out but falls in love with him.
An Asian detective competes with treasure-hunters for the key to a priceless golden hoard.
A saloon singer tries to reform a gangster, not knowing he's really an undercover detective.
A Brooklyn girl masquerades as a princess to land a Hollywood contract.
Three zanies turn an operatic performance into chaos in their efforts to promote their protege''s romance with the leading lady.
A married author falls for the beautiful farm girl whose inspiration has saved him from writer's block.
A farmer tries to convince the cook on a canal boat to leave her exciting life for him.
A Louisiana cotton family fights to survive war and the Depression.
Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a cafe in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett.
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