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Charles Lindbergh risks his life to complete his historic flight from New York to Paris.
True story of Ruth Gordon''''s early struggles on the road to stage stardom.
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
A detective tries to prevent the assassination of President Lincoln during a train ride.
A tycoon rises to the top in 19th-century San Francisco through greed and corruption.
During post civil war, southern veterans move wet to find money to rebuild their homes and are continuosly harassed.
A ruthless race-car driver falls for a crusading journalist out to clean up the sport.
A farmer gets sucked into show business when a theatrical troupe invades her farm.
Conceited film star Emery Slade was on top in 1932; in 1949, he's broke and still insufferable. Fox producer Crossman enlists Slade's aid to persuade broadway star Rosalie Brooks to star in the film "Bandwagon." But when Slade meets Julie Clarke, his assistant's onetime girlfriend, he decides she, not Rosalie, should get the part. No one can fathom his motives for this apparently selfless act, but there are a few tricks in the old fox yet...and he'll need them all.
A young girl is left with the notoriously cheap Sorrowful Jones as a marker for a bet. When her father doesn't return, he learns that taking care of a child interferes with his free-wheeling lifestyle. Sorrowful must also evade crooked gangsters and indulge in a bit of horse-thieving.
A turn-of-the-century socialite joins the women''s suffrage movement.
A womanizing author of children's books borrows a son to woo his illustrator.
After County Attorney Dave Connors (Cornel Wilde) helps Julian Norman (Anne Baxter) with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman (Henry Hull), she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria Wedge (Linda Darnell), the new bride of Dave's best friend, Tucker Wedge (Kirk Douglas), makes overtures and plays for Dave, much to the displeasure of Dave's hard-drinking wife Belle (Ann Dvorak.) Angered by Dave's rebuffs, Algeria induces the state political boss to back Tucker for a Congress race against Dave. Meanwhile, Julia has returned to Jericho, with her law degree, and she and Dave fall in love. But when Dave announces he won't run for Congress, she feels she is the reason and she takes a job in Kansas City. Tucker wins the election and he and Algeria go to Washington. Later, Tucker announces a run for the Senate and Dave decides to run against him. When Marjorie Ransome (Coleen Townsend) kills a drunk in self-defense, Julia returns to Jericho to work with Dave, now in private practice,on Marjorie's defense. The still-resentful Algeria moves to kill Dave's senate bid when Tucker's newspaper announces that Dave is being sued for divorce, with Julia named as correspondent.
Vic Armstrong arrives at his Uncle Judge Armstrong's home just in time to answer the telephone. Unknown to him, his uncle has just been murdered and the culprit is right there in the room with him! Phyllis Powers, on the other end of the line, recognizes Vic's voice, but just then Vic is knocked unconscious by the murderer. When he awakens, he (for reasons known only to movie mystery writers) pulls the knife out of his uncle's back, thus putting his fingerprints all over it, and just in time for the police, having been called by a worried Phyllis, to discover him standing over the body. Well, we know he didn't do it, but the police don't agree. Can Charlie Chan recognize the boy's innocence, and find the real murderer before Vic is sent into durance vile, or even worse?
After being kidnapped and sold into slavery, a young man fights to reclaim his birthright.
A federal agent takes on a gang of gold thieves.
An angel helps set an ambitious bishop on the right track.
A gunslinger hired to drive off a rancher falls in love with the man's daughter.
Psychiatry provides the key to proving a veteran flyer innocent of his wife''s murder.
A cop on suspension is framed for murder.
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
A singer''''s wife turns to the bottle when she fears she''''s lost her husband to success.
A mystery writer runs into the real thing when he holes up at a deserted inn.
An innocent trucker takes it on the lam when he's accused of robbery.
A sheltered girl uses music as a means of winning her independence.
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; farmers in a "sea of grass." The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the farmers watch helplesslly as the sea of grass is exploited until it becomes a dustbowl.
A small-town doctor resents the presence of a new younger physician and his newfangled ways.
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
A serial killer stalks a mute servant girl in a remote mansion.
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
A ball player creates a ranch for troubled kids from the city.
A respected businessman and his gambler best friend fall for the same woman in 1850s Oregon.
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
An American platoon parachutes into Burma to take out a strategic Japanese outpost.
An Army colonel leads a guerrilla campaign against the Japanese in the Philippines.
When they''''re named Mr. and Mrs. Average Man, a small-town couple embarks on a whirlwind tour of Washington.
A small-town butcher has problems coping with meat rationing.
Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry Kaiser) is an engineer with revolutionary ideas for shipbuilding. When he tries to set up yards for prefabricating ships on the West Coast, he runs up against a rival builder, Joel Kennedy. Kennedy's son Russ idolizes Matt, but Russ's sister Diana thinks Matt is a hopeless idealist who could ruin her father.
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band.
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
A Supreme Court justice on vacation takes on crooked small-town politicians.
Freddy Martin (Himself) and his band go on a trailer vacation, taking along Rochester (Eddie Anderson) as a handy man. They run out of gas in a ghost town and have to spend the night in the deserted Palace Hotel. The next morning, Ann Crawford (Ann Miller) and her three friends, Josie (Leslie Brooks), Billie (Jeff Donnell) and May (Carol Hughes), arrive as Ann has inherited the hotel and most of the surrounding property, and she and her friends have pooled their savings to pay off the debts and formed a company to run the hotel. Jimmie Ross (John Hubbard), singer with the band, decides to help the girls and has the hotel done over at his expense. Rochester, digging in the Victory Garden he has started, finds a gold nugget and the rush is on. Gangster Pete Hartley (Bradley Page) and his henchmen move in with intentions of taking over. He succeeds, over Ann's protests, in buying the property from her friends. Jimmie returns and thinks Ann has double-crossed him and they quarrel and part. Jimmie discovers that Rochester's gold nugget was his own gold inlay. Later, back on the radio with Freddie's band, Jimmie sings a song especially to Ann, who he hopes is listening.
A Norwegian resistance fighter seduces a Nazi officer to learn enemy secrets during World War II.
When crafty Doc Wallace (Joseph J. Greene) sends for Johnny Trent (Tex Ritter) and his pal, Kansas (Fuzzy Knight) to come home to the Trent ranch in Arizona, Johnny meets Martha Brooks (Janet Shaw), who is caring for his invalid father (Erville Alderson), whose ranch some unknown enemy is trying to wrest away, as it has become suddenly valuable. Aided by Wayne Carson (Dennis Moore) and Martha, Johnny uncovers the culprit to be Doc Wallace, the supposed family friend.
Erik Toresen, widower and fishery observer, leads a quiet life in a small Norwegian town; but after the Nazi occupation, German abuses lead Erik to form a Resistance group. After a killing, Erik flees to the wilderness and finds a secret German air base; he resolves to escape to England with its location.
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
Although she''''s been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
A Norwegian refugee leads the British in an attack against his country's Nazi invaders.
Edgar Allen Poe (John Shepperd) led an unhappy childhood, broken only by the unceasing devotion of his foster mother, Mrs. Frances Allan (Mary Howard), whose loving ministrations gave him courage to carry out his desire to write. His first love was Elmira Royster (Virginia Gilmore), and though she married another while he was at the University of Virginia, he could never purge his thoughts of her and, under the influence of her spell, he poured out the deepest passions of his heart. After a discouraging period during which he was disowned by his foster father and lost his appointment to West Point, he found the love that tamed his restless heart with Virginia Clemm (Linda Darnell). After he and Virginia married, Poe did his greatest creative work, writing for the Southern Literary Messenger and Graham's Magazine.
Henry (James Lydon) gets into another jam when he becomes the editor of the Centerville Hish School newspaper. The Fire Chief suspects him when he covers fires.
A teenager dates a girl whose parents' divorce is being decided by his father.
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
A new college student lets romance get in the way of his studies.
A conservative southern patriarch tries to cope with changing times.
A government mail sack, missing for fifty years, is now being delivered. Stamp collector Julie Martin (Brenda Joyce) follows postal inspector Brennon (Stanley Andrews) on his delivery tour, hoping to find some rare stamps for her philatelist customers. One letter brings love and warmth to a lonely spinster from a sweetheart lost in a war, another a welcome bravery citation to Civil War veteran Slade (Will Wright) and a third is to the parents of the now-state governor from his high school principal requesting he be disciplined for throwing spitballs in class. Dan Carter (Richard Travis), the owner of the village supply store who extends local farmers unlimited credit and, as a result, is on the verge of foreclosure by the ruthless Harwood banking family, get a letter sent by his grandfather to his father containing 500 shares of stock in the Harwood bank. The Harwood family fights back by charging Dan with fraud, but Judge Colt (Spencer Charters) and Dan's Aunt Martha (Emma Dunn) aid him.
A stuffy businessman livens things up by having a fling.
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
Greedy heirs gather to wait for the death of Henrietta Winslow. Murder, thunder claps, howling cats, gun shots, screams in the night, hidden passages -- all the proper ingredients.
Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him control, but Quaker schoolmarm Annie Morgan bags one of the key lots. Cork's lawyer Steve Lewis tries romancing Annie to get the lot back, finding her so overpoweringly liberated she leaves him dizzy. Still, Steve attains his nefarious object...almost...then has cause to deeply regret having aroused the sleeping giant of feminism!
In 1870 Texas a man (Montgomery) comes home to find his father murdered. He trails an outlaw till he finds out he's part of a gang, then calls in the Texas Rangers.
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
A woman discovers her respectable husband is a notorious gangster.
A patriarch of a large rural Southern clan are threatened to be thrown off their land.
Thomas Edison fights to turn his dreams into reality.
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
An exploration into the domestic and political life of this past president.
Woman (Bainter) tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son (Payne) to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter (Joyce) of his father's trainer (Brennan), he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt.
A Yankee soldier becomes a spy with the help of a beautiful woman.
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod tries to help them, a faked murder charge turns the Daltons into outlaws, but more victims than villains in this fictionalized version. Will Tod stay loyal to his friends despite falling in love with Bob Dalton's former fiancée Julie?
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
A young doctor gives up big-city success to help his father set up a small-town clinic.
A teen-aged sleuth tries to clear one of her father''''s friends of a murder charge.
A teenage boy falls in love with his drama teacher.
A Broadway tenderfoot takes over a Western ranch.
When a railroad agent kills their mother, Frank and Jesse James take up robbing banks and trains.
A small-town judge tries to save an elderly couple from eviction while coping with his wife''''s illness.
Mark Twain''''s classic troublemaker helps a runaway slave escape to the North.
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
A small-town family inherits a fortune but has trouble adjusting to society life.
A small-town boy tries to juggle two girlfriends at once.
A small-town judge''''s Washington trip lands his son in hot water with a diplomat''''s daughter.
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery.
A small-town judge takes his family on a western vacation so he can help a friend negotiate water rights.
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
True story of the Irish politician whose fight for freedom was compromised by his affair with a married woman.
In the first Hardy Family film, a small-town judge fights for re-election while dealing with family problems.
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
To save his beloved dog, a boy runs away from home, only to get mixed up with gangsters.
A country bumpkin who's a mathematical genius falls into the hands of gangsters.
Christopher Powell is in Malaysia with his fiancée and her father, capturing wild animals. While out hunting, he is attacked by a tiger, and his native guides run away, leaving him for dead. But the tiger is the pet of Ulah, a beautiful young woman who grew up by herself in the jungle. She rescues Chris and takes him back to her cave, where she nurses him to health and falls in love with him. When he eventually returns to camp, she follows. The fiancée is jealous, and the natives don't like Ulah or her pet tiger either, all of which leads to a lot of trouble.
A girl (Jewell) accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer (Whalen) and successfully by a new, straightforward one (Trevor).
Half-Indian girl (Young) brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house (Taylor) against his family's wishes and loves another Indian (Ameche) employed by the household.
The reward in a kidnapping case attracts a variety of desperate characters.
An innocent woman is chased by both gangsters and the police.
A gambler''s assistant helps the boss''s daughter fight off a crooked lawyer.
A mystery writer runs into the real thing when he holes up at a deserted inn.
A young innocent masters the decadent ways of Imperial Russia in order to reign as Catherine the Great.
Ex-convicts try to stop a Chinese smuggling ring.
The children of Iowa farmers find love, with mixed results, at the state fair.
The setting is a farm. Kate Smith and Sally Blane play sisters; assorted relatives live with the sisters, but everyone at home, and in the whole town, depends on Kate to hold everything together. The power company wants to build a dam which will require flooding many of the farms; Kate is holding out; if Kate sells, everyone else will sell; if Kate refuses, the rest of the town will refuse as well. Randolph Scott meets Kate's beautiful sister, Sally Blane, at a dance. Randolph Scott, as it turns out, is an agent for the power company. Kate thinks he's just using Sally; Sally believes that he truly likes her. Randolph comes to the farm and appears to woo Kate. Kate remains unconvinced about selling out, but falls for Randolph.
Ben Halliday (Buck Jones) stumbles upon a mysterious range killing and discovers letters in the dead man's pockets that reveal his intention to return to his native town where his sister, Helen James (Diane Sinclair), is making a lone stand to hold her property that is desired by Joshua La Plante (Erville Alderson) and his gunman Joe Krull (Ward Bond). Meeting Helen, Ben realizes she has been parted from her brother so long that she would not recognize him, so Ben decides to pose as him. With the help of another new arrival, Barry (Louis Natheaux), and Judge Williams (Alfred P. James as Alf James), he uncovers a plot to secure Helen's property and build a dam in the canyon that would deprive the valley of water but would water the desert property owned by La Plante. Krull murders a surveyor and frames Ben who is thrown into jail, where he meets Crosby (Niles Welch) who furnishes proof of the guilt of La Plante and Krull. Ben breaks jail and he and Barry break into La Plante's office and hide in a wardrobe closet when Krull and La Plante enter. The later pair argue and Krull kills La Plante. Sheriff Olson (Dick Alexander) arrives and Krull also blames Ben for his latest murder.
In Kentucky just after the Civil War, the Hayden-Colby feud leads to Jed Colby being sent to prison for 15 years for murder. The Haydens head for Nevada and when Colby gets out of prison he heads there also seeking revenge. The head of the Hayden family tries to avoid more killing but the inevitable showdown has to occur, complicated by Lynn Hayden and Ellen Colby's plans to marry.
A cowboy and his girl fight bandits and a ghost over an abandoned mine.
A World War I veteran faces inhuman conditions when he's sentenced to hard labor.
A sharecropper fighting for better working conditions succumbs to the boss's seductive daughter.
13 years before the movie opens, there was a dinner party, at which the 13th guest failed to show up. The master of the manner has died, and left the bulk of his estate to this 13th guest, but nobody knows who that is. Now someone is murdering the remaining guests, and placing their dead bodies at the table, in the same seat they had occupied 13 years before.
An innocent young chorus girl fights the advances of her lecherous producer.
Dissension arises between cattlemen in Osage County, Texas, and sheepherders who have settled there and use the same watering stream. Mart Dalton (Charles Morton), son of a wealthy cattleman, quarrels with and kills one of the settlers, thus placing Sheriff Larry Williams (Buck Jones) in a delicate position; for he is Mart's best friend and is engaged to Mart's sister June (Miriam Seeger). However, sworn to do his duty, he arrests Mart, incensing the cattlemen, who help Mart escape, leaving Larry wounded.
A Spanish nobleman in Southern California turns to robbery to help the peasants.
A man thought dead returns to find his wife has built a new life.
Newspaper staffer Alice Woods persuades the editor to allow her to chase a story, that of prizefight contender Martin, who is about to fight for the championship. However, he does not know that his manager is preparing to double-cross him.
Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she married a circus man. She leaves her baby girl with Prof. McGargle before she dies. Years later Sally is a dancer with whom Peyton, a son of Judge Foster's friend, falls in love. When Sally is arrested McGargle proves her real parentage.
The story follows a Polish professor and his family who have become refugees in the aftermath of World War I. They try to survive in Germany during the period of the Great Inflation. Carol Dempster is Inga, a Polish war orphan who struggles to provide for the family that has taken her in, while accumulating a meager dowry from the rubble of depression-stricken Berlin so that she can marry Paul. Returning to his family, weakened by the battlefront's poisonous gases, Paul invests in his and Inga's future by tending a secret garden which he hopes will provide the resources for them to live, and which serves as a symbol of optimism for the two young lovers.
A wealthy young Southern aristocrat, Joseph, graduates from a seminary and, before he takes charge of his assigned parish, decides to go out and see what "the real world" is all about. He winds up in New Orleans and finds himself attracted to a poor, unsophisticated orphan girl, Bessie. One thing leads to another, and before long Bessie finds that she is pregnant with Joseph's child.
In this comedic short, a gang of children try out a career as radio stars.
In this short western, a gang of outlaws threatens a family. Vitaphone Release 1145A.
This short film presents how small, seemingly trivial things such as a number, doodling, or a suit of clothes can tell an interesting story.
This short historical film focuses on the creation of the Monroe Doctrine. Vitaphone Release 9436-9437.
This short film chronicles Abraham Lincoln''''s presidency, from his inauguration through his delivery of the Gettysburg Address. Vitaphone Release 9023-9024.
This short film focuses on a disgraced U.S. army officer. Vitaphone Release 8369-8370.
This short film examines several stories revolving around John Wilkes Bookes.
This short film tells the story of the Louisiana Purchase.
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