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A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
World War II buddies get mixed up with gangsters and an egotistical TV star when they hold a 10-year reunion.
An heiress decides to pass out anonymous gifts in a small town.
A boxer reforms his crooked manager.
For state reasons, a diplomat fakes an engagement to a Middle Eastern princess.
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''s taught everything.
A boxer's drinking problem threatens his career and his love life.
A small-town girl falls for a big-city talent agent.
A prison psychologist tries to rehabilitate six hardcore criminals.
To commit the perfect crime, a former detective keeps his colleagues' identities secret from each other.
A Quebec patriarch fights to keep his wayward son from leading his grandson astray.
Deaf boxer Paul Callan captures the interest of gold-digging blonde Sonya Bartow and retired fight manager 'Pop' Richardson. For a time, Sonya has the upper hand with Paul, but ultimately a rival appears in the shape of upper-crust reporter Ann Hollis. With a 3-way fight under way for influence over Paul, he takes matters into his own hands, but learns that getting what he wanted isn't necessarily a happy ending.
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
A female gangster learns she is losing her vision.
A broken-down sports agent tries to use a promising jockey as his ticket back to the top.
In Coaltown, Pennsylvania, miner Coke Mason hopes to better himself, buy a radio store, and marry Rose Warren. His gambler brother George thinks Coke can be more successful as a boxer, knowing that when he fights he's consumed with a murderous rage that makes him an "iron man." Seeing dollar signs in Rose's eyes, Coke reluctantly agrees, though he's fearful of the "killer instinct" that makes him a knockout success in the ring...and brings him the booing hatred of the fans. Will Coke throw off his personal demon before he kills someone?
A bank teller reaps the rewards of saving a gangster's life, but can't reveal where he got the money.
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.
Lawyer uncovers secrets behind a decade-old murder case.
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
An ex-police/army dog (German Shepherd), named Rex inherits a fortune from an eccentric millionaire. But someone poisons him for his fortune, and he gets to go back to earth as a human detective to bring his killer to justice, and protect the girl who used to look after him.
Four brothers end up on opposite sides of a shootout.
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 brutal bank robber fights internal divisions within his gang.
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
To appease his family, a retired baseball player signs up for umpire school.
A sailor and his captain fight over a beautiful girl.
Cowboy movie star Stoney Rhodes (Jock Mahoney as Jock O'Mahoney) has made one western film and thinks he is on a personal appearance tour paid for by the studio, but he and his film were so bad that the studio, unknown to Stoney, has cancelled his contract, and his mother has mortgaged her home to supply the funds necessary for the tour and expenses of Stoney and his agent. (Stoney is shown in front of two theatres where Columbia, missing no bets, has displays of one-sheet posters from "Strawberry Roan" with Gene Autry and "The Undercover Man" with Glenn Ford.) Reporter Vera Wright (Jeff Donnell), following him to get a story of a failure, informs Stoney that he is a never-was has-been, and they find themselves stranded in the hometown of Eddy Arnold, where Eddy's film "cousin" Carolina Cotton (Carolina Cotton) quickly takes a shine to the shy and clumsy Stoney. Eddy sees a print of Stoney's film in which the character is singing "I Can't Shake the Sands of Texas From My Shoes" and is impressed and telephones his agent Sam Baker (Fred Sears) to come there quickly and sign Stoney to a contract, especially since he sounds like Gene Autry. Meanwhile, some bank robbers and gangsters get involved and have their eyes on the proceeds from a charity fund-raiser Eddy is doing. When the agent shows up to sign Stoney to a recording contract because "you sound like Gene Autry", Stoney says that is because it was Gene Autry doing the singing in the film. The film is somewhat of an inside joke built around ace stuntman Mahoney, in that his Stoney role is the opposite of his real-life abilities, and most of the males in the cast, Big Boy Williams, Douglas Fowley, Don Harvey and Charles Sullivan, takes turns beating him up and knocking him out...when he isn't falling out of hay lofts or involved in accidents. But a kiss from Carolina makes a new man out of him and the gangsters are rounded up in a one-man blitz, and Stoney ends up with eight studios bidding for his services. Eddy performs most of his best-selling hits of the day, with the exception of "Cattle Call", the vastly-underrated Carolina Cotton (as a performer and actress with a personality) yodels up a storm, and this overall turns out to be a pretty fair little sleeper, especially in regards to films where Hollywood takes a poke at itself.And probably unknown to those who go around compiling such lists.
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
A daffy door-to-door saleswoman blunders into a murder investigation.
The editor of a sleazy tabloid newspaper has been borrowing money from his lover, the wife of a rich theatrical producer, and promises to marry her when she gets a divorce. However, the husband refuses to grant her a divorce, and takes back all the money and jewelry he has given her. The editor sees her husband leaving her apartment and, seeing his opportunity, kills her, takes all his IOUs (and the jewelry) and frames the husband for the murder.
Prof. Andrew Gentling, in Los Angeles to help found a new college, is inveigled by old flame Catherine Sykes into a midnight drive. Next day Catherine is missing, believed killed; friend Martha convinces Andrew that he's a prime suspect and should investigate before he's arrested. But this only puts Andrew in a more deadly kind of danger.
A young widow is torn between a boring businessman and a romantic ne'er-do-well.
Drifter Sam Bass shows up in Denton, Texas (soon to host a great horse race) looking for work. Before long, he attracts the attention of pretty storekeeper Katherine Egan (the sheriff's sister) and that wild frontiers woman, Calamity Jane. Circumstances make Sam richer by a very fast race horse. But his seemingly good luck with horses and women leads him to disaster. Will he be forced into a life of crime?
The Bowery Boys help a boxer break up a fight-fixing gang.
A crusading lawyer fights to save a juvenile delinquent charged with murder.
A beautiful woman takes over a turn-of-the-century baseball team.
An aging boxer defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight.
True story of Monty Stratton, the baseball star who fought to continue his career after losing a leg.
A vaudeville couple tries to retire but gets mixed up with gangsters.
Three bachelors adopt an orphan, then fight over custody when each falls in love.
In spring 18__, the loggers arrive at a mill town on the upper Mississippi drainage; the gambling riverboat is there to meet them, with river queen Sequin who loves logger Dan Corrigan. Sharp businessman Beauvais also wants Sequin, as well as all the sawmill business. To keep Dan near her, Sequin manipulates him into managing the local Morrison Mill; but then Morrison's daughter Stephanie sets her cap at Dan...
A presidential candidate fights to keep his integrity and his wife during a grueling campaign.
An aging convict tries to keep his daughter from following in his footsteps.
An artist becomes a boxer but finds that it may not have been the best career choice.
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?
A newspaper publisher and his ace reporter try to solve the murder of a blackmailing stripper.
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
A body, believed to be that of a criminal lawyer, sends the police hunting for the killer. The lawyer's wife, his partner, and an ex-convict are, in turn, suspected of the crime. But the body was incorrectly identified, and the lawyer is still alive. He murders his partner and is planning on killing his wife.
Gridley is mining silver from an old Mexican mine and bringing it into the USA thru a passage into his worthless mine. Border guard Rogers suspects Gridley and finally finds the secret entrance to the Mexican mine. He sends Lee Madison for help only to have her captured by Gridley. Trigger brings help that takes care of Gridley's men and now Roy has to rescue Madison.
Outlaws are in control of the land so the town of Clayton City writes the governor for an honest marshal. That marshal is Frank Lane, who brings his son Rocky with him. They are attacked on the way to town by bandits, but Jimmy arrives in time to drive them off. In town, Marshal Lane figures that Saddles is the man behind the outlaw gang, but Saddles kills Lane before he can jail him. With no witnesses, they blame Nugget for the killing and Jimmy is gunning for him. Rocky decides to use the insurance money as bait to smoke out the outlaws and the head man.
A small boy's secret gifts help him pick racetrack winners.
When they get newspaper jobs, the Bowery Boys take on a sport-fixing mob.
A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. His dependence upon his daughter (Diana Lynn) keeps him interfering with her romance with a returning WW II sailor (Sonny Tufts, just before Paramount finally gave up on him.) And he will stretch the truth beyond accepted boundaries. Fitzgerald's real-life brother Arthur Sheilds plays his brother who he has built up to be a rich man, but who is really a diver working for the police department. Could have been a ten if there had been a leprechaun or two or Pat O'Brien in the cast.
An elderly millionaire makes a hobby of playing cupid.
Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building.
A World War II veteran who thinks he''s dying gets mixed up with gangsters.
Returning G. I. John J. Kilroy (Jackie Cooper), whose main ambition is to get a college education, finds himself one-half credit short for college entrance. Connie Harcourt (Wanda McKay) writes feature stories about him as "Kilroy,", the most talked about G. I. of the war, and is able to get him registered. Fraternity members grow dubious and attempt to make him withdraw from college.
Society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles investigate a murder in a jazz club.
A young girl tries to rehabilitate the famous collie after his return from combat service in World War II.
A veteran joins the mob to avenge his gangster brother's murder.
An ex-con sets up a program to straighten out hard-core prisoners.
New York hockey player Andy Buell is approached by Hollywood talent scout Nancy Davis to play the hunk lead in "The Behemoth" but he would prefer she quit her job and become his wife.
A singer can''''t choose between a charismatic gangster and an honest newspaperman.
A cowboy star takes on bandits during a personal appearance in his hometown.
In this remake of Libeled Lady, a tough newspaper editor hires a gigolo to compromise a woman suing his paper for libel.
In one of the most-used plots of the B-western genre, sometimes officially and sometimes just "borrowed" (see Movie Connections), Sunset Carson (Sunset Carson and not called "Himself" by anybody in the cast) is a member of an outlaw gang led by Gil Santos (Robert Filmer), who have been holding up gold shipments dispatched from Laramie City. Sunset rebels when the gang leaves old Jeff Winters (Hank Patterson) to die alone after he has been wounded in a hold-up gun fight. Sunset and Jeff break with the gang and begin operating on their own, or plan to. On their first attempt, they rout Santos and his gang, and Sally Stoner (Marie Harmon), daughter of Laramie City Sheriff Frank Stoner (Edmund Cobb), assumes they are honest citizens who just saved the gold shipment. She takes Jeff to a doctor and Sunset is made a deputy sheriff. Shortly afterwards, Santos and his gang pull a robbery and implicate the innocent Sunset, and the aroused townspeople, convinced they have been double-crossed, are ready to shoot Sunset on sight.
A young girl gets a flat tire, and ends up with her car being stolen. Her car is involved in an accident resulting in a man's death, and the body is planted in her car by gangsters to make it look like she was driving. The gangsters soon try to blackmail her about the body, then force her into helping them in their criminal activities.
Two song-and-dance men on the run masquerade as killers during the Alaskan gold rush.
Linda Powell (Anna Lee), and English girl, stows away on a ship bound for the United States in order to join the G.I. she loves. She assumes the identity of an English war bride, Joyce Giles (Carol Savage), who has decided she no longer loves the American soldier she married and is not going to join him in the U.S. Linda arrives to find that her soldier no longer wishes to marry her...
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results.
A timid soldier sends his buddy's picture to a romantic pen pal.
In their first film, the Bowery Boys tackle gangsters.
The Bowery Boys tackle gangsters to clear one of their own from a bogus robbery charge.
A con artist falls for the rich widow he's trying to fleece.
A reformed thief helps the police stop an escaped maniac''''s killing spree.
When Sunset's brother is murdered, he quits the Rangers and heads out to find the killer. Posing as a prison escapee gets him into the secret hideout of the gang he suspects. He shows the murder bullet to the gunsmith. But the gunsmith, to satisfy a personal grudge, identifies his enemy instead as the owner of the murder weapon.
Dale Evans inherits a circus, but her dead father's partner (Grant Withers) is trying to take it away from her. Roy and Bob Nolan are filming a movie on location at the circus. They and a number of other western movie stars come to Dale's aid, putting on a show and catching the bad guys.
When Archie, the proprietor of the neighborhood bar discovers that one of his regulars, Michael O'Malley, owner of a record company is going broke, he realizes that many of his regulars will soon be unemployed and therefore, unable to pay their tab at the tavern. Archie immediately begins recruiting
A war correspondent assembles young European entertainers to put on a show for the troops.
Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune he opens his own place with Flaxen as the entertainer. The 1906 quake destroys his place.
A sailor sets out to solve his father's murder.
A pregnant musician awaits her husband's return from World War II.
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
A mysterious woman saves a doctor''''s life at the price of his soul.
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.
A bandleader with hypnotic powers tries to train a boxer.
A U.S. sub braves enemy waters during World War II.
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.
A detective suspects foul play in a series of accidental deaths.
Insurance Investigator Roy is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery. When he catches him and listens to his story, he changes his mind about him. A freak accident locates the missing money box and they find the seal unbroken. Roy then announces the box will be opened at the showboat that evening.
Honeymooners in Washington get caught up in wartime crowding, with disastrous results.
One of two towns will be selected to be the County Seat and Editor Palmer has a gang working to make sure his town is chosen. Investigating the lawlessness, Red Ryder poses as an outlaw to get into the gang hoping to find out who the boss is. But Palmer knows Red and exposes his true identity when he arrives and Red and Gabby then find themselves prisoners of the gang.
In hopes of becoming a movie star, a country girl follows two con men to Hollywood.
World War II construction workers have to fight the enemy to get the job done.
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 girl raised to be a genius gets lost and discovers the simple pleasure of life.
Two writers, friends since childhood, fight over their books and lives.
Craig Morton (Morgan Conway), fronting for an eastern electric concern, and town banker Emerson Wheeler (Emmett Vogan) are scheming to gain control of a water-supply dam owned by local ranchers. The bank is to foreclose on the ranchers, and sell the ranches to the corporation for a large profit. Senator Gleason (Forbes Murray) promises to help the ranchers, but he is murdered. Terry Reynolds (Don Barry), posing as an outlaw called the Nevada Kid, meets and works with Gleason's daughter, Edith (Helen Talbot), to trap the crooks and bring about a square deal for the ranchers.
The Governor sends Roy to help bring in a gang of saboteurs. Roy joins a traveling show and soon learns the saboteurs communicate during Maurice's mind reading act that uses a hidden receiver. But Maurice is on to Roy. Roy narrowly escapes when Maurice leaves him tied up in a warehouse they are blowing up. But Maurice then kills a man and blames Roy who now finds himself in jail.
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
Cameo Shelby is running a crooked lottery out of El Paso and treasury agent Bill Elliott has been sent to break it up. When Bill intercepts a shipment of tickets to New Mexico he forces Shelby to send incriminating papers in the next shipment. Bill captures these also and now has the evidence he needs to go after Shelby.
When the Pony Express disbands, riders Tennessee and Johnny head for Adobe Wells. Tennessee becomes the Deputy Marshal while Johnny joins an outlaw gang. It's not long before Tennessee catches Johny attempting murder. As Johhnny is his best friend, he gives him another chance. But to no avail as Johnny murders a man and this time Tennessee must do his duty.
A World War I veteran sneaks two orphans back to his native Australia.
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.
Opposites distract when a sophisticated political columnist falls for a sportswriter.
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
Dedicated aircraft workers compete for the same girl.
Other than the title, this film has no connection at all to the 1934 W.C. Fields film of the same title even though some sources give the plot of the Fields' film as the plot of this film. Hubert Abercrombie Gumm (Hugh Herbert), a flighty, eccentric screwball (what else)acquires a job as an executive at a radio station at the insistence of his only-slightly less eccentric aunt Fannie Handley (Esther Dale), who is married to one of the company owners, Ernest Truex. After mixing up the script pages to the various radio programs, Hubert sets out to get the name of a returning explorer on a contract for the radio station.
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
A hired gun and his gangster boss fall out over a woman.
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
Although she's been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
When he's framed for robbery, a reformed thief takes off to find the real culprit.
A Polish princess gives up society for the love of a gigolo.
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
Shipwrecked fugitives try to escape a brutal sea captain who's losing his mind.
A prizefighter's swelled head endangers his marriage.
A famous radio crooner secretly enlists in the Navy and tries to keep his identity a secret.
An aspiring mystery writer stumbles on to a real murder.
Steel-worker brothers compete for the same woman.
Longshoreman Johnny Barnes is in love with Kitty Tracy, barmaid at her father's waterfront saloon. Johnny is arrested for murder. Kitty and Father Cameron locate Frances March, wife of the real murderer (Alcatraz escapee Monte March) which leads to a fight between the two women and then between the priest and the murderer.
A young innocent's surprise inheritance causes problems with her poor but proud boyfriend.
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.
An accident-prone reporter stumbles into love and a big story.
A reformed thief uncovers a spy ring while investigating a murder at sea.
A pilot and a temperamental heiress are stranded in the desert together.
Truck driving brothers are framed for murder by a lady psycho.
The action takes place in Ephesus in ancient Asia Minor, and the concerns The efforts of two boys from Syracuse, Anthipholus and his servant Dromio, to find their long-lost twins who, for reason of plot confusion, are also named Anthipholus and Dromio. Complications arise when the wife of the Ephesians, Adriana and her servant Luce, mistake the two strangers for their husband, though the couples eventually get sorted out after Adriana's sister Luciana and the Syracuse Antipholus admit their love
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
Airline stewardesses vie for the love of a dashing pilot.
An innocent woman sent to prison becomes the focus of a prison-reform movement.
Detective Nick Carter tries to prove a beautiful immigrant innocent of murder.
When a waiter (Martin) makes a lucky hit and wins a benefit prizefight, gamblers rig some fights for him; but a reporter (Stuart) arranges for a real boxer (Richmond) to put him in his place.
A waiter becomes a singing prizefighter.
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane get mixed up with murder during a beauty pageant.
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he's killed an opponent in the ring.
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
A hard-living dockworker finds religion until his brother is murdered.
A reporter gets himself sent to prison to expose a mobster.
A teen-aged sleuth sets out to prove a young girl innocent of murder charges.
A crooked promoter lures a young violinist to give up music for boxing.
Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, both reporter Banning and mobster Tony Garcia are suspected. However, Hamilton's friend Edgar Bergen solves the case (without much help from Charlie McCarthy).
A female reporter gets herself arrested so she can interview a gangster''s moll.
Three WWI Army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peacetime.
An ex-con tries to help a group of hardened juvenile delinquents.
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
An irresponsible test pilot's wife and best friend try to get him to grow up.
A Marine in turn-of-the-century Cuba risks his life in the fight to cure yellow fever.
A fighter''''s hard-drinking father gets his son mixed up with the underworld.
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
Three western girls make unhappy marriages at the turn of the century.
Rival newsreel photographers vie for scoops and a beautiful lady flyer.
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
A daffy socialite gets her friends mixed up in a murder investigation.
A wealthy woman tries to keep her grandson secluded only to have him stolen by an ambitious lady reporter.
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
When a notorious gangster gets out of prison, he vows revenge on the wife who left him.
A timid young man longs to enter high society.
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
The publicity romance between a prizefighter and a showgirl turns into the real thing.
A sheriff helps a singer who's on the run after witnessing a murder.
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
A bond thief, a private eye and a drunken reporter wreak havoc on an ocean voyage.
To improve her image, a fan dancer "adopts" an old woman to be her mother.
A rookie pitcher tries to stop someone from killing the St. Louis Cardinals.
A film crew discovers the "eighth wonder of the world," a giant prehistoric ape, and brings him back to New York, where he wreaks havoc.
An attorney, who specializes in springing criminals out of prison, is faced with a moral dilemma when his girlfriend drunkenly kills a pedestrian with her car and another man takes the blame.
A woman tries to seduce a champion boxer into throwing a fight for the mob.
A woman once kidnapped by a wealthy womanizer tries to save her sister from him.
Complications ensue when an arrogant entertainer gets drafted into the army and runs up against tough drill sergeant.
Although far from patriotic, a young boxer fights for his country in World War I.
The two sons of a poor Jewish pushcart peddler on New York's Lower East Side are both causing their father grief. One, a selfish, ambitious student, wants to become a lawyer, and in doing so tries to hide his background from his friends. The other brother gets a job to help pay his brother's college education, and to his father's horror, becomes a prizefighter and plans to marry an Irish girl.
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A film crew discovers the "eighth wonder of the world," a giant prehistoric ape, and brings him back to New York, where he wreaks havoc.
In this comedic short, a simple traffic violation turns into a 10-year jail sentence for Joe McDoakes. Vitaphone Release 1876A.
Joe McDoakes is starting a new job as a vacuum cleaner salesman but cannot seem to make any sales in this comedic short. Vitaphone Release 1572A.
A gang of children try to clean the mud from their clothes, but gain a pretty horrific stench in this comedic short.
In this comedic short, things take a turn for the worse when an unwanted relative comes to visit his sister in the city.
In this short film, a promoter attempts to sell a man the idea of searching for Captain Kidd''''s buried treasure, claiming he has the original map.
This short film looks at the mystery of the Mary Celeste, a ship that was discovered abandoned for no discernible reason.
This short film tells the story of how a young man starts a crime spree which leads to murder.
Employees of The Homey Foamy Washing Machine Company decide to put on a musical show. The Board of Directors attempt to get the employees to get back to work.
In this musical short, a prisoner gifted with a good singing voice escapes from prison.
In this short film, Charley Chase is tricked by an escaped mental patient.
Struggling street musicians find a wallet full of money, not realizing it belongs to a police officer in this short film.
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