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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 7, 1972|
|Born:||September 1, 1893||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A phonetics instructor bets that he can pass a street urchin off as a lady.
Passionate biography of painter Vincent van Gogh, whose genius drove him mad.
A veteran of the Indian wars, Johhny Rush returns to his home to find that it has been confiscated by a cattle baron taking over in the valley. Rush also finds that his girl is engaged to the baron, because the girl's fathers' ranch is in financial jeopardy. When Rush loses the use of his gun arm in a fight with the barons henchmen, he learns to use a bow and arrow for defense...with deadly consequences.
Hollywood 1950: The successful producer Larry O'Brian arrives in Los Angeles to found a motion picture company. He buys an old studio which was unused since the days of silent movies. He's shown the office where the famous director Franklin Farrara was shot. The case hasn't been solved until now, although there were many suspects. O'Brian becomes fascinated by the subject and wants to shoot a movie about it. He investigates himself and soon gets into danger himself.
A married musical team splits up so the wife can become a serious actress.
The daughter of a ship's captain becomes a sea-going cupid.
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
A woman's lifelong love for a callous concert pianist leads to tragedy.
True story of Clara Schumann''''s battle to save husband Robert''''s health and resist the romantic overtures of Johannes Brahms.
An accountant dreams of being a hero but finds it''s not so easy in real life.
Manager Knobby Walsh discovers young hunk Joe Palooka and trains him to fight the champ. Mobsters try to make life tough for Joe and his socialite girlfriend Anne. Cameos by several boxing stars.
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
A sheltered woman realizes that either her husband or his mysterious brother is a psychopath.
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
A Navy commander fights to prove the battle-worthiness of the PT boat at the start of World War II.
Glimpy finds a necklace next to a dead body in an alley. His discovery leads to the gang getting mixed up in murder, intrigue involving a European royal family, and a killer who is after the necklace that Muggs has and will stop at nothing to get it.
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
A hotel bellboy is the unlikely choice to escort a visiting princess, over the protests of his invalid girlfriend.
Charlie Chan investigates a string of murders involving a mysterious statue.
A teacher in a women''''s reformatory searches for evidence to put her crook husband away.
Mark Jackson has a scheme to get Adams' land. His gang robs Adams' fiancé of her jewels, robs Hoppy of his cattle money, and then gives that money to Adams to buy back the jewels in exchange for a deed to his land. But Lin recognizes the bills and Hoppy and his pals go after the robbers.
A burlesque queen decides to get back at the cop who busted her by making a play for his son.
Muggs, ordered by a judge to get a job "or else", is hired by a society matron as the chauffeur for her wacky family. An engagement party is thrown for the family's daughter, and the rest of the gang is hired as servants for the party. However, a valuable necklace disappears during the festivities, and all the gang is blamed for the theft.
A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway.
Bert (Harry Langdon) and Alf (Charles Rogers) are fired from their jobs as delivery "boys" for a newspaper. They decide to be reporters on their own and set out to get a story on the inventor of a new machine gun. The inventor hates reporters so the boys pose as a valet and a butler and are hired. A reporter (Ray Walker) from their old newspaper shows up and gains admission by claiming to represent an American Legion paper, while a friend of the family and a phony representative of an arms manufacturer also show up with intentions of stealing the gun. Bert and Alf, suspicious of the pair, steal the gun themselves to protect it. They arrive back, after a night of misadventures at a flophouse, just as the crooks are making off with a dummy gun and the inventor's daughter (Marian Marsh).
Buck Roberts is leading a wagon train of railroad supplies and Jim Corkle and his henchman Loder are out to stop them by using white men dressed as Indians for the attacks.
A musician's ex-wife wants him back after he finds love and success.
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
Rich boy marries poor girl. Poor girl gets pregnant. Rich boy's parents don't know they're married, forbid him to see her anymore. Rich boy dumps poor girl, poor girl gives baby up for adoption. Rich boy and his family are happy, poor girl and her family are miserable...
A woman refuses to give up on the man she loves, even after he marries someone else.
Romance blossoms when a man and woman each think the other is rich.
Rival reporters fight off spies while vying to interview a munitions tycoon.
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
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.
Casino operator Johnny Lamb hires down-on-her-luck socialite Lucille Sutton as his casino hostess, in order to help her and to improve casino income. But Lamb's pals fear he may follow Lucille onto the straight-and-narrow path, which would not be good for business. So they hire Gert Malloy and Dictionary McKinney, a pair of con-artists, to manipulate Johnny back off the path of righteousness.
President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both.
New York detective Ellery Queen travels to the California coast with his friend Judge Macklin for a vacation at a rented cabin. But they don't even have a chance to unpack before they become swept up in a kidnapping and murders involving the Godfrey family who live in the Spanish Cape estate nearby. As bodies drop as often as the tides, and the local police suspect everyone in the Godfrey family, Ellery comes to the rescue and solves the crimes while romancing the family's beautiful daughter Stella.
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.
At the end of the 17th century a impetuous woman of noble birth but poor arrives in Boston when it was just a village rather than a city. As she is married to an old doctor she tries to change her life.
Once-married attorneys face off during a heated divorce case.
A police inspector investigates the murder of a man who prophesied his own death.
A possessive mother pushes her son into World War I service rather than see him get married.
Percy Rogeen's father fears his son will never be a man, but only a mama's boy. When a friend of Mr. Rogeen promises to help the boy shape up, the father is delighted. But the help comes in the shape of a bottle, and Percy finds himself drunk aboard a freight car bound for the middle of nowhere. In a border town, Percy gets a job on a plantation and makes a name for himself playing the violin in a cantina. By the time his father arrives to rescue him, Percy is no longer the timid cry-baby of before, but the tough rescuer of the local farmers' land.
Propaganda short from 1943 depicting the devil conspiring with Adolph Hitler by phone to economically sabatage the US. He tries to prey on people's fear and greed, to get them to hoard food, sell war bonds for quick cash, buy scarce items on the black market and beat the government rationing and price ceilings.
This short film takes a look at strange yet still existing laws in the U.S.A.
This short film examines the possibility that a dead person''''s spirit can potentially intervene in the lives of the living.
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