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A strange craft spying on industrialist Bryant's plant is brought down by Bryant's new atomic ray. Bryant meets the one survivor... Mota from the planet Mars! Not exactly benevolent, Mota enlists the aid of Bryant (a former Nazi) in a scheme to bring Earth under control of a supreme dictator, for its own good of course, using advanced atomic weapons. But their attempts to steal uranium alert Kent Fowler of Fowler Air Patrol, who sets out singlehanded to foil the villains. Fist-fights and wrecks in every episode.
Wyatt Earp fights to straighten out a crooked cow town.
The legendary pirate''''s son fights an evil caliph over a magical secret.
A beautiful Roman mounts a romantic campaign to halt Hannibal's invasion of the empire.
A woman flees westward after witnessing a mob killing.
When the members of a musical troupe take cleaning jobs, their lead singer falls for a famous songwriter.
Movie stuntman Bill Cummings (James Macklin) is hurt while on location, and local boy Dave Wilson (Bill Henry) takes his place. "Risky" Russell (James Gleason), ex-stuntman turned agent, is mightly impressed and takes Dave to Hollywood, where Dave becomes the second coming of Dave Sharpe or Richard Talmadge, and also marries Russell's daughter, Marion (Thelia Darin.) After being injured, Dave promises to give up stunting. Later, he encourages Cummings to take a risky but good-paying gig and Cummings is killed. The show must go on, so Dave does the stunt.
A gunfighter mends his ways to help save an innocent young girl.
When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company.
A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.
An unscrupulous woman murders her loved ones for profit.
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
Three young men train to become motorcycle cops.
A criminal lawyer's daughter falls for one of his clients.
A U.S. Marshal is unjustly convicted and sent to a notorious Arizona prison.
Androcles is a Christian who follows that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are evenutally arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who helped heal it?
Peter Sterling (Donald O'Conner) is working at a government plant. His friend Francis (the talking mule) tells him the plant is going to be bombed. Peter passes the information to the plant manager. The bombers are caught and the plant is saved. Because of his help in saving the plant, Peter is sent to West Point. After his arrival, he finds out that Francis is there as one of the mascots. As usual, Peter gets himself in trouble by telling the commander that Francis can talk.
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
Two sailors invest in a racehorse.
A faded rodeo star mentors a younger rider but falls for his wife.
When the local stagecoach is raided by bandits, a western banker sinks all of his capital into a railway line.
The Baxters are a typical happy American family trying to live on too little money. Mrs. Polly Baxter acquires two mysterious trees that got into a nursery shipment by mistake. Guess what: they turn out to be money trees! After initial problems, Polly decides to spend the money. But there's one logical consequence of money grown on trees that no one's considered.
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
A penniless carnival worker runs up a mountain of debts when he's mistaken for a millionaire.
Four brothers end up on opposite sides of a shootout.
A tough cop has to fight his superiors in order to battle the mob.
A tycoon rises to the top in 19th-century San Francisco through greed and corruption.
The film was based on the popular daytime Mutual Broadcasting Company radio program that originated from New York on April 30, 1945 as "Queen For Today" and moved to Hollywood a few months later as "Queen For A Day", with Jack Bailey, former vaudeville music man and World's Fair barker, as the emcee host. The five-times-a-week, thirty minute doses spun over to television and lasted into the 70's. Bailey, in pre-airing interviews with audience members, would select 3-4 contestants who would pour out their (mostly pitiful) hearts explaining why they deserved to be Queen For A Day, and the audience selected the winner. The movie version was comprised of three short story segments which led some character to the television program.
A lawyer and a widow encounter murder on a train ride.
Musical biography of songwriters Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, who surreptitiously helped each other out of jams.
Criminal pathologists try to crack a case with nothing but the victim's bones to go on.
A boxer's ego battles his love for his manager's daughter.
A psychopath draws her doctor into her murderous schemes.
A killer holds the customers at a bar hostage.
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
Messing with a mobster's girlfriend gets a lawyer framed for murder.
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star.
Three law-breaking brothers try to go straight, only to be hounded by a vengeful detective.
A married man's wartime love affair spells trouble when peace comes.
A step-by-step look at a murder investigation on the streets of New York.
A family vaudeville act is torn apart by the father's drinking problem.
Jeff Carter has put an end to the town's delinquency with a boys' club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve (one of Marilyn's first bit parts) works. When Jeff tries to stop a robbery planned by Danny, he is killed and Danny goes on trial.
An actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character''''s jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
A faithless husband is charged with a murder he didn't commit.
Ranchers have been burned out and Buffalo Bill has been called in. He arrives just as Tom Russell is framed for murdering an Indian. Bill gets the Indian Chief to give him three days to find the killer before Tom is turned over to them. With his three days almost up, Bill gets a break when one of his Indian scouts finds the gang's hideout.
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
A recent widow tries to help her emotionally disturbed stepdaughter.
Red Ryder has to help bring in an oil well on Jackson's ranch. Tom Dean found the oil and has started a well. But banker Tuttle hopes to foreclose on the Jackson ranch and has the oil rig burned down.
An Irish housemaid''''s romance with the boss''''s son is complicated by labor disputes in the Pittsburgh mills.
Reporter Kenny Blake (Hugh Beaumont) falls in love with scheming Toni Kirkland (Ann Savage) not knowing that she is married to a man years older than she. By the time he finds out, he is so under her spell that he murders her husband which is what Toni had planned all along. City editor McKee (Charles D. Brown), Kenny's boss and best friend, begins to pursue the tangled threads of the crime relentlessly and gradually closes the net on Kenny. The latter is mortally wounded by Toni, who has deserted him for another man.
Roy spends most of this movie resucing Dale from terrible fates. The film includes a reenactment of land rush opening the Oklahoma Territory. Songs include "I'm Beinning to See the Light," "Cherro, Cherro, cherokee," "I'm Gonna Have a Cowboy Wedding," and "Dragin' the Wagon."
A young man''''s efforts to investigate his father''''s death and stop his mother from re-marrying land him in an insane asylum.
In this remake of The Petrified Forest, Nazi spies infiltrate a hotel in the American Southwest.
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
This film follows the legendary story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, from buffalo hunter to wild west showman.
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific. When the soldier returns back to the States, he goes to look up his pen pal, and is told by the "mother" that the daughter has moved away. An acquaintance of the women tells the soldier the truth, and in a rage the "mother" kills her. In order to cover up that crime, she realizes she must kill the soldier, too.
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.
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
Republic, never a company to not try getting ahead of the curve and with writers who could remember the 1930's social conscience WW I vets-returning-home films, made this in mid-1944 (a full year before the end of WW II) as a don't-let-it-happen-again sermon. The semi-prologue opening finds Father Jim Donnelly (John Litel) before a post-war planning board in Washington and, as Priests quite often did in 1930 and 1940's films, tells his point-making story in flashback of how WW I vet Eddie Ballinger (Don Barry as Donald Barry), shaken by battle experiences anyway, returns home to a job that is no longer there for him and finds "No Help Wanted" signs standing in his way of making an honest living. Despite the pleas from his mother (Emma Dunn) and his sweetheart Lucy Manners (Lynne Roberts), Eddie starts hauling booze for bootlegger Tim Oberta (Alexander Granich) and takes up with entertainer Lola (Ruth Terry), who eventually betrays him, mainly because she is a one-name character and that's what one-name characters are there for...especially in a movie with the lead playing his 1944 version of Jimmy Cagney in a 1933 Warner's film. Father Jim makes his don't-repeat-the-past point in less than an hour as the hearing committee had also seen and heard the story before.
World War II construction workers have to fight the enemy to get the job done.
Nazis and entertainers are involved in an inventor's murder.
The crew of a torpedoed ship fights to take out an enemy sub.
Press agent Jimmy Gates (Marty May) gets an idea while watching a New York parade, for a returned war hero Sergeant Buzz McAllister (Macdonald Carey), with his chief client, singer Judy Ames (Betty Rhodes); Dona Drake (Dona Drake), leader of an all-girl orchestra; his photographer Foggy (Cliff Edwards), and his secretary Myrt (Minna Gombell). Jimmy, thinking Judy needs publicity in order to get a singing job on a radio program, thinks that a romance between her and the war hero would be just the ticket. Judy isn't too warm on the idea but agrees to go ahead for Jimmy's sake, with whom she thinks she is in love. She agrees to work on Buzz that night at the Manhattan Canteen, a converted night club where show business people entertain and wait on service men. Foggy is assigned to get pictures of Judy and Buzz together but fails through ineptness. Buzz escorts Judy home in a rainstorm and, while helping her out of the taxi, slips and falls into a deep puddle. Judy asks him to come in so she can dry his soaking-wet uniform on the kitchen stove. Foggy gains entrance to the apartment via the dumbwaiter and snaps a picture of Buzz in his underwear. The next morning Buzz tells Jimmy that he intends to marry Judy, which is going further than he had intended. He also decides he can't use the compromising - but innocent - photo for publicity purposes but does announce their - he thinks - publicity-only engagement. That clinches the deal for Judy to get a radio program called "The Girl I Left Behind." Buzz proposes to Judy, who realizes she loves Buzz and not Jimmy, and they, not knowing that Jimmy has announced their "engagement", decide to keep it a secret.
When someone robs the town bank before he can, a bandit joins forces with the sheriff to catch the real crooks.
When a leopard escapes during a publicity stunt, it triggers a series of murders.
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
A Mountie tracks a downed Nazi flyer through the Canadian wilderness.
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
A French Resistance fighter discovers he''s a dead ringer for a Nazi official.
A female pilot breaks the Los Angeles to New York record and attracts the interest of the U.S. Navy, who want to send her on a spy mission.
In 1943, 'Mac' MacClain, Canadian Navy, has lost his ship and many men to a German torpedo. While waiting for a new ship, he befriends Joyce Cartwright, sister of one of his dead officers. We follow the building and launch of new Corvette K-255, the 'Donnacola'. And who should be Mac's new subaltern but Joyce's other brother Paul, fresh out of the academy. Mac will do his best to make a good officer of Paul...if they both survive their hazardous sea duty.
An unemployed reporter tracks down a Nazi spy ring to get his job back.
A cattle driver gets caught in the battle between a ruthless female rancher and the woman running a trading post.
A group of professors takes in a nightclub singer hiding from the law to protect her gangster boyfriend.
Fanciful biography of 19th-century boxing champion Jim Corbett.
Sherlock Holmes investigates acts of terrorism linked to Nazi radio broadcasts.
Marathon Pictures is stuck with Billy Doran (Darryl Hickman), Whiz Quiz radio show star but a flop in Hollywood. Ex-child star Tiny Barlow (Jackie Cooper) suggests that the studio remake "Skippy", the film that made him famous, with himself as coach for little Billy. A. J. Colder (Walter Abel), Marathon's Mighty Mogul, agrees. Joan Winslow (Susanna Foster), a contract player who has never had a part, is picked to replace balky Brenda Lee (Ann Gillis) in Marathon's monster musical of the year. Tiny poses as a big shot and takes credit for getting Joan the role. They are soon seen everywhere together as Tiny is taking advantage of her publicity build-up for his own gain, until he suddenly finds out he is in love with her and confesses his duplicity. This occurs when Colder has forbid Joan to see Tiny anymore, directing her to only be seen with important people who can help her career, and Tiny thinks it is because she has dumped him. He enters into a conspiracy with Brenda's agent, Mickey Fadden (John Gallaudet), to make Brenda give up her strike and accept the role Colder gave Joan. She does and Tiny is given the role of her leading man. But he is unhappy about what he has done in costing Joan her big chance, plus his old friend, Georgie Clemons (Jackie Searle) who used to play the mean kid in Tiny's films is also replaced. Faced with the taunts of the production crew because of what he helped engineer and broken hearted about Joan, Tiny walks out on the picture, climbs into his automobile and heads for parts unknown. Little Billy, who adores him, stows away in the luggage compartment. Billy, the high IQ kid, has devised a scheme to set everything right.
The investigation of a publishing tycoon''''s dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
A famous actress has to win over her ready-made family when she weds a shipping magnate.
Bill Gannon returns from the Spanish American War only to find that his father Frank is a wanted outlaw. An outcast because of his father's reputation, things get worse when he is jailed for a murder he didn't commit.
When it appears that Fred Jamison is a member of Red's gang, he is kicked out of the Rangers. But it's just a plot between Fred and the Ranger Captain. Fred then gets into Red's gang and makes plans that will enable the Rangers to bring them all in. But his message to the Captain is intercepted and the hoax revealed.
After gold shipments from a mining town have been hijacked, the three Mesquiteers buy a plane to fly the gold out. The owner of the shipping line brings in Eastern gangsters to thwart them.
The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young man--who turns out to be the son of the District Attorney who sent the boy's father to the electric chair.
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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