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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 24, 1956|
|Born:||April 16, 1871||Cause of Death:|
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When a well-off family takes in a young orphan, her presence ignites romance and jealousy.
A faithful dog changes the lives of all who know her after her master dies.
A showgirl returns to her stuffy estranged husband when their daughter gets engaged.
The famed orphan gets caught up in Fagin''s criminal band while searching for familial love.
To win a wealthy man, a British woman plots to kill her husband and pin it on her lover.
True story of Clara Schumann''''s battle to save husband Robert''''s health and resist the romantic overtures of Johannes Brahms.
A film that qualifies as a Travelogue Documentary in that it contains footage of world-famous race tracks such as England's Ascot, Palermo in South America, and Churchill Downs, Jamaica, Aqueduct, Hollywood Park, Santa Anita, Belmont, Hialeah, Arlington and Saratoga in the United States, and since it begins in London in 1938, the Coronation of the King. Jock Wallace (Cornel Wilde), an easy-going and rootless horse lover, is taken to task by Leslie Hale (Maureen O'Hara), who thinks he has swindled her Aunt Helen (Ethel Griffies) on the purchase of a horse. He finds out that she is engaged to Bill Van Dyke (Glenn Langan), a young diplomat, and follows her to London , entering the horse he acquired from Aunt Helen in the famed Ascot Gold Cup. Jock and Leslie fall in love and are married on a boat to South America. In Buenos Aires, Leslie is jealous of Kitty Brant (Helen Walker), an old flame of Jock's. Leslie wants Jock to settle down on his Maryland farm to raise and sell race horses, but he has too much gypsy in his blood and wants to follow the race-track circuit. They separate and he gives Leslie the horse that brought them together, and he hits the road. Leslie and old-time trainer "Doc" Ellbourne (James Gleason) then proceed to win race after race with the horse. Jock, contrite and converted, returns to his old homestead and begins training another horse. Will his horse beat her horse?
A young doctor tries to keep a neurotic beauty from being committed.
A young female escapee from a reform school joins a pickpocket academy in Paris. She is caught red-handed on her first attempt at stealing by an upper class man. He recruits her to do him a favor at a society party where she meets and falls in love with a young, handsome, rich diplomat. Whether or not she can land him is another story.
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
A dark personal secret drives a young woman to use every man she encounters.
An orphaned Irish boy is taken in by his mother's Scottish relations.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
Louis Hayward, Barbara Britton, George Macready, Una O''Connor, Henry Stephenson, Steven Geray. After escaping from Devil''s Island, the grandson of the Count of Monte Cristo returns to France to reclaim his family fortune and his title.
When her soldier lover disappears, a young woman gives up their child to her sister, only to have the man return intent on building a family.
Archaeologists trick Boy into helping them find a hidden valley ruled by women.
Singing sisters create a World War II canteen and become rivals for the same man.
A gambling-ship owner is out to fleece a beautiful society woman, but falls in love.
Susan Miller (Gene Tierney) works behind the girdle counter in a department store and dreams about the beautiful clothes and glamour she can never hope to have. Enter May Worthington (Spring Byington) and Warren (Laird Cregar), a pair of con artists who pose as the mother and uncle of a pretty girl in order to separate millionaires from their money. They convince Susan she has an opportunity to fulfill all her dreams, and the trio heads for Palm Beach. Susan meets John Wheeler (Henry Fonda) who says he is shopping for a sailboat. Believing that he is a millionaire, Warren and May sell him a boat that doesn't belong to them, and make off with his $15,000 life savings. Looking for greener pastures, they work themselves into the family of wealthy Tod Wheeler (John Shepperd), who falls for Sue, posing as "Linda Worthington". But John shows up as a guest of Fenwick and he tells "Linda", not knowing she was part of the scam, that he has a detective after the fake captain (Warren) that sold him the boat. John admits that he is not a millionaire but only a $50-a-week clerk. He asks her to marry him and, over the protests of May, she accepts. Tod, who has been away, wires Linda a marriage proposal which is intercepted by Warren, who accepts on her behalf via a return wire. He intends to blackmail her into marrying Tod and then blackmail the Fenwicks into dissolving the marriage. To get John's money back to him, which she has but can't tell him, Linda enlists the aid of Colonel Prentiss (Henry Stephenson) who runs a gambling house, and the machines are fixed so that John wins his money back. Linda and John go to the terminal to leave, but Tod shows up and she tries to keep him away from John, who knows her as Sue.
A woman defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.
Since the film credit frames and pressbooks were often finished before the film was completed there was quite often data shown there that didn't match what was often seen or heard in the film, especially when players were replaced during production, or character names were changed, for whatever reasons, during production. This film contains many character names on the cast and pressbook credits that were not the character names used in the film. The film itself concerns a train hurtling through the night toward Rangoon (which must be half-way to Shanghai from some point) and the efforts of two Nazi agents to acquire a map showing the location of Chinese Army munitions buried at the terminus of the Burma Road. Kent Taylor and Irene Hervey are lovers reunited after a two year period in which she thought he was dead and, other than Taylor getting knocked on the head when George Zucco murders the man carrying the munitions map, have little to do with the plots and counterplots taking place on the train. A somewhat mousey secretary, played by Fay Helm, brings the culprits to justice at the end.
Northern lawyer John Reynolds travels to New Orleans to try and clean up the local crime syndicate based around a lottery. Although he meets Julie Mirbeau and they are attracted to each other, the fact that her father heads the lottery means they end up on opposite sides. When her father is killed, Julie becomes more and more involved in the shady activities and in blocking Reynolds' attempts at prosecution.
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.
Love and horse racing spice up an American girl's South American vacation.
Mother-and-daughter singers vie for the same man and the same stage part.
Steamboat inventor Robert Fulton shows up in New York in 1807. Tavern keeper (Faye) believes in him, but her boyfriend (MacMurray) doesn't. All seems lost when sailors afraid of losing their jobs burn his boat.
Elizabeth I''''s love for the Earl of Essex threatens to destroy her kingdom.
The jungle king adopts the infant survivor of a plane crash.
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels.
Lavish biography of the French queen who "let them eat cake."
A young actress struggles to make a hit on stage and in married life.
A family of con artists saves the life of a wealthy old woman and plots to fleece her.
When he takes a seat in the Hungarian parliament, a butler battles the aristocracy.
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
An Australian opera singer hires a husband so she can work in the U.S.
A rich girl plays poor to win over a Greenwich Village artist.
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
Napoleon's younger brother falls for a girl from Baltimore.
Allison Long is acquitted on charges of poisoning her father but then her benefactor is poisoned. Reporter Duffy Giles has faith in her innocence.
A socialite has to give up the baby she bore to a married man.
A flyer sacrifices everything to open a transpacific airline.
A girl torments her parents by hiring a phony suitor.
During an Irish uprising, a rebel leader and a British noblewoman fall in love.
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
An American orphan discovers he is heir to a British title.
A theatrical star gets in over her head when she marries a drunken millionaire.
Classic adventure about the sadistic Captain Bligh, who drove his men to revolt during a South Seas expedition.
A decoding expert tangles with enemy spies.
After being unjustly sentenced to prison, a doctor escapes and becomes a notorious pirate.
A circus performer searches for the son his wife stole from him.
A retired military man helps an actress make a comeback.
A Victorian wife contemplates leaving her insane husband for a romantic gypsy.
A lady psychiatrist falls for a patient's husband.
A European nobleman falls for a ballerina.
An ambitious wife backs her husband's political career.
Curly Flagg, Philadelphia nightclub dancer, witnesses a murder and runs away to avoid being held as material witness. Landing in Princeton, she hides out in a college dorm, decked out in men's clothes and haircut by students Paul and Buzz. Soon, converging on Princeton are: 1) publicity men for Buzz's dad's movie studio; 2) Paul's irate fiancée Frances; 3) killer Mugg, who wants to rub out Curly. By the time they arrive yet another girl is after Paul: Midge, the dean's daughter.
A spoiled rich girl sacrifices her reputation to preserve her dead husband''''s memory.
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.
An abused wife flees her husband and finds love, but at a price.
A sophisticated jewel thief tries to prove himself innocent of a string of cop murders.
An Eskimo is brought to England and "civilized."
To put off fortune-hunters, an heiress trades places with her secretary.
An American in London stumbles on a criminal ring.
The four March sisters fight to keep their family together and find love while their father is off fighting the Civil War.
A man and a woman trapped in bad marriages try to make an adulterous affair work.
After tricking a playboy into marriage, a woman sets out to win his love honestly.
An intellectual publisher can''''t choose between his society wife and his free thinking former love.
A recovered madman learns his ex-wife and daughter are about to marry.
An ambitious secretary tries to sleep her way into high society.
Infidelity threatens a lawyer''s marriage when his fling decides to steal him from his wife.
The daughter of the former queen of a Paris gambling house impersonates her mother and reopens the establishment when she finds herself in dire need of funds.
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