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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 8, 1957|
|Born:||February 18, 1901||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||London, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
While working as a counselor at a summer camp, college-student Marjorie Morgenstern falls for 32-year-old Noel Airman, a would-be dramatist working at a nearby summer theater. Like Marjorie, he is an upper-middle-class New York Jew (born 'Ehrman'), but has fallen away from his roots, and Marjorie's parents object among other things to his lack of a suitable profession, such as medicine or law. Noel himself warns Marjorie repeatedly that she's much too naive and conventional for him, but they nonetheless fall in love. As they pursue an on-again-off-again relationship, Marjorie completes her studies at Hunter College, and works to establish an acting career, while Noel first leaves the theater for a job with an advertising agency, but later completes a musical he'd started writing before he and Marjorie had first met. Meanwhile, their relationship deepens (though, consistent with '50s Hollywood mores, the more full-fledged sexuality in their relationship is never explicitly communicated). They plan to marry, but after the musical's critical failure on Broadway, Noel runs away. Marjorie finally tracks him down at the summer theater where they first met--and, realizing that this is probably where he belongs, finally gives up on the relationship. Helping her to move on with her life is Wally, once Noel's assistant, now a very successful Broadway playwright, and all along, Marjorie's unrequited lover. The movie ends with a clear implication Wally and Marjorie will finally be a couple.
Satan and the spirit of mankind contend for the future of humanity.
A blind playwright living in London overhears part of a conversation that propels him into a desperate race to find a kidnapped child.
An American and a British soldier in love with the same woman head for the Normandy Invasion.
Technicolor & tights. In the days of King Henry IV, stalwart young Myles and his sister Meg have been raised as peasants, without any knowledge of who their father really was. But one day they journey to Macworth castle. There Myles falls in love with the Mackworth's daughter Anne, makes friends and enemies, and learns to be a knight so that, through the planning of Mackworth and his friend, Prince Hal, Myles can regain his true birthright from the evil Albon, and bear the black shield of Falworth.
A crooked boxer falls for a gangster's moll on the run in Mexico.
The future Elizabeth I fights court intrigue in the turbulent years before her ascension to the throne.
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
Eddie Darrow has been hired by Philadelphia mobster Barney Pendleton to locate Christine Lawrence (Eddie's ex-lover and widow of Barney's former associate) and bring her home. Eddie tracks her down in Macao, where he saves the life of casino owner Justin Keet, then finds that Christine is engaged to marry Justin. Life gets awfully complicated...
The children of the Three Musketeers swing into action against a traitor.
Robin Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men when King John reverts to tyranny.
A blow to the head sends an auto mechanic back to the days of Camelot.
An unhappily married woman falls in love with her niece's fiance.
A middle-aged genius goes to college for the first time.
Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.
Scandal results when a well-meaning man takes in a pregnant girl.
Bill Saunders, disturbed ex-soldier, kills a man in a postwar London pub brawl. Fleeing, he hides out in the apartment of lonely nurse Jane Wharton. Later, despite misgivings about his violent nature, Jane becomes involved with Bill, who resolves to reform. She gets him a job driving a medical supplies truck. But racketeer Harry Carter, who witnessed the killing, wants to use Bill's talents for crime.
Country squire Henry Maurier is patient with his wife Emily, a neurotic invalid, but her brother surprises Henry with his young mistress Doris. The same night, Emily dies of her chronic heart disease, and Henry promptly marries Doris, to the chagrin of neighbor Janet Spence, who loves him. When a post-mortem shows that Emily's death was precipitated by arsenic, Henry is placed on trial for his life. But is he guilty?
After the war, Matt Gordon returns to Singapore to retrieve a fortune in smuggled pearls. Arrived, he reminisces in flashback about his prewar fiancée, alluring Linda, and her disappearance during the Japanese attack. But now Linda resurfaces...with amnesia and married to rich planter Van Leyden. Meanwhile, sinister fence Mauribus schemes to get Matt's pearls.
A deposed king fights for his life while hiding out at a farm.
In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters (Jeanne Crain and Linda Darnell) vie for the affections of a Frenchman (Cornel Wilde) who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.
The Bronte sisters and their brother fight personal demons to realize their artistic ambitions.
Always the diplomat, Alex Hazen is slow to take sides in Europe of the 1920s and 1930s. Cassie Bowwman wants him to be more decisive and leaves him in Rome just as Mussolini is coming to power. There Alex marries Emily, daughter of a newspaper publisher who hires Cassie for his Paris bureau -- just before retiring form active management of his paper. Alex and Emily's son Sam, recently returned from active duty in World War II, learns the whole story one night in Washington when Emily invites Cassie to dinner. Sam has a story to tell, too.
Three people who share a sweepstakes ticket travel a tangled road to collect their winnings.
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
In a flashback, late-Victorian beauty Ruby, a divorcee with a shady past, calculatingly marries rich Egyptologist Nigel, who installs her at his Cairo estate while he digs for mummies. Bored, Ruby undertakes to recover a friend's letters from Baroudi. But when she meets the blackmailer, mutual attraction leads to an affair. As Ruby gets in deeper, she finds Baroudi is even more unscrupulous than she dreamed.
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
A young girl finds herself entrenched in a murder cover-up when she goes to work for a wealthy widow.
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
An infamous pirate tries to double cross the King of England.
In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic misadventures.
Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers, the Gabby Whittaker and Madden rodeo's are competing for bookings. When Gabby gets a date in Albuquerque, Madden has his man destroy his equipment. Roy finds a broken rawhide rope at the scene and uses it to bring Madden to justice.
A 19th-century dentist sets out to find a painless method for pulling teeth in this true story.
A British war widow travels to Berlin to assassinate Hitler.
A World War I veteran sneaks two orphans back to his native Australia.
British Intellengence dispatches Commando Geoffrey Carter (John Sutton) on a one-man raid to destroy a munitions plant that manufactures bombs in Nazi-occupied France. He enlists the aid of a patriotic farmer, M. Bonnard (Lee J. Cobb), that lives near the plant, over the objections of his daughter Odette Bonnard (Annabella), who believes that the British were responsible for the fall of France. Her attitude softens toward Carter, who is living with the family as posing as a son, but Odette cannot bring herself to aid in Carter's plan because of her fear of reprisals against her family. She turns informer and the Nazis capture Carter.
An English author must search for a new cook when he moves to rural Massachusetts.
A female fortuneteller uses her "powers" to land a man.
A wounded soldier discovers his hospital is secretly run by the Nazis.
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
American bomber pilot Captain Jeff Dakin (George Montgomery) is shot down on a bombing raid over German-held territory. As his crew bails out, Jeff sees his bombadier brother, Lt. Danny Dakin (Richard Graham), machine-gunned to death as he is drifting to earth. After being taken prisoner Jeff learns the name of the man who murdered his brother---Nazi ace Major Von Streicher (Martin Kosleck). In the concentration camp he begins a plan of escape with two other prisoners; Czech prisoner Captain Paul Husnik (Kent Taylor) and a young Russian doctor, Alexandra "Alec" Zoreisch (Annabella). The three escape during an air raid. Jeff begins to take a dislike to Paul over several incidents that arouse his suspicions. Actually Paul is Gestapo officer Paul van Brock who has engineered the escape in the hope that the Alec will lead him to the leaders of the underground movement. They manage to reach the home of a friend of Alec's father, where Paul reveals his true colors by killing the underground leader and calling the Gestapo. Jeff overpowers Paul and he and Alec escape and elude the Nazi agents. Reaching Holland, where plans have been set for their escape, Jeff learns that the plane in which he was shot down has been re-built by the Nazis for a mysterious flight to England. He refuses to take the boat with Alec and, disguised as a German soldier, learns the details of the flight plan and that the man who murdered his brother, Von Streicher, is to pilot the plane. Jeff steals a Nazi plane and heads for the English Channel to intercept Von Streicher.
Blind detective Duncan Maclain gets mixed up with enemy agents and murder when he tries to help an old friend with a rebellious stepdaughter.
A woman''''s happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
A female executive hires a male secretary.
A lady cardsharp tries to con an eccentric scientist only to fall for him.
A wealthy wallflower suspects her penniless playboy husband of murder.
Inspector Cork pursues a bank robber who serves in the army and receives facial injuries. After plastic surgery he shows up as a bank president planning an enormous robbery.
A stage star''''s dreams of retirement conflict with her playwright husband''''s need for a hit -- with her starring.
Nick and Ellen's second honeymoon in Switzerland is interrupted when he is called back to Paris on business. But it turns out to be funny-business when he discovers his ex-mistress Linda sent him the telegram. Nick spurns her, leading her to shoot and kill him. His ghost cannot rest, though, since Linda's husband Jeff is arrested for the crime and tried. Nick hovers over Ellen guiding her to the evidence that will clear Jeff and convict Linda, at which point he can rest at peace.
Three British soldiers seek treasure during an uprising in India.
The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John.
A lowly private becomes attached to a trained military horse.
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
An officer''s wife at a British outpost in Africa falls for another man.
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
Three British soldiers in India fight invaders when not fighting each other.
A man disappoints his destitute family by marrying a poor girl.
A medical student falls prey to a sluttish waitress.
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against the family.
An abused wife flees her husband and finds love, but at a price.
A fanatical Indian potentate holds British settlers hostage.
A bankrupt businessman risks everything to provide for his grandchildren.
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