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A rock star's personal appearance turns a small town into a disaster area.
Residents of a Chicago tenement join forces to save a troubled teen from a life of crime.
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
George Montgomery, Randy Stuart, Gregg Barton, Kim Charney, Susan Cummings. A retired sheriff and his former partner find themselves on opposite sides of the law when local ranchers feud over valuable railroad property.
The mysterious Mrs. Eleanor Carter (Virginia Field) moves to Springfield with her two teen-age children Jimmy (Gary Vinson) and Cathy (Judy Busch). Eleanor makes friends with the town's social leader, Mrs. Wellington (Ellen Corby), who supports her idea for a town youth center, and she is aided by Tom Griffith (Douglas Kennedy), the high school principal. At the town's annual picnic, to which Eleanor has bought a band (Les Brown and His Band of Reknown), the town busy-body, Eunice (Irene Ryan), reveals what she had learned from Eleanor's past.
Domino returns from the Civil War to find his ranch in ruins and his father murdered. Five men were responsible and four were identified. One by one Domino outdraws the four that were known, all being outlaws. There is only one left now. Domino does not know his identity but that man probably knows of Domino and his mission.
A singer rises from sordid beginnings to fame and fortune... only to lose it all.
An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career.
Part of an outlaw gang rides into town to rob the bank and their accomplice is the local undertaker. The robbery goes awry and they are captured but the money is not found. While the prisoners are being transferred, the rest of the gang overpowers the posse, frees the prisoners, and returns to town. The undertaker's wife finds the money and tries to flee putting the townspeople's life in jeopardy as the outlaw leader plans to start shooting them unless he gets the money.
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
When a high-school teacher is attacked, evidence implicates a troubled student.
Deputy marshal Curt Darrow returns to his hometown, Fairweather, to investigate the apparent murder of prominent businesswoman Sylvia "Princess" Melbourne. However, Curt meets with resistance in town because of his deceased father's unsavory reputation.
A reporter stumbles on a runaway heiress whose story could salvage his career.
President Lincoln enlists an Indian scout to guard a cattle drive.
A New England schoolteacher goes to New York to become a songwriter.
Priestess Oma is forever young in this Jungle Jim knockoff of "She" or the La of Opar stories from "Tarzan". The Jungle Jim type is played by Weissmuller using his own name.
A swinging bachelor finds love when he meets a girl immune to his line.
A crusading psychiatrist battles a sadistic female warden to improve conditions at a women''''s prison.
Phil Carey, Gene Evans, Martha Hyer, William Bishop, Douglas Kennedy, Don Beddoe. Butch Cassidy tries to enlist former outlaw Phil Carey in his lawless gang but is thwarted by Carey''s fiancee (Martha Hyer) and her task force of women sharpshooters. One of the minor villains is Aaron Spelling, who in 1960 was to launch himself to fame as the producer of Zane Grey Theatre and later as the idea man behind "Charlie''s Angels".
A racketeer saves his daughter''''s no-good husband from the chair but lives to regret it.
After Lincoln County Sheriff Pat Garrett (James Craig)kills Billy the Kid, Billy's gang plan to get Garrett to settle the score. After two innocent men are shot dow, Garrett resigns and leaves town, believing this act will save lives. He settles down in Tascosa, New Mexico, under an alias, and meets Sarita McGuire (Margia Dean)who hires him as a bartender in her saloon. She falls in love with Garrett and tells him she was once married to Billy the Kid. Garrett's former deputy, John Poe (Jim Davis) discovers Garrett working in the saloon, and they decide to go back to Lincoln and face Billy's gang.
Lt. Faraday has two wagons full of guns that he and his men must deliver. He also must escort two young ladies through hostile Indian Country. It is up to Running Horse to sabotage the wagons so that they will end up at Massacre Canyon where they will meet their fate.
A doctor returned from the Korean War must choose between setting up a glamorous practice and helping the poor.
Dan Ballard, a respected citizen in the western town of Silver Lode, has his wedding interrupted by four men led by Ned McCarthy, an old acquaintance who, as a US Marshal, arrests Ballard for the murder of his brother and the theft of $20,000. Ballard seeks to stall McCarthy while tracking down evidence that will prove his innocence: but the townspeople's loyalty to him gradually begins to waver under McCarthy's accusations.
The young outlaw tries to go straight.
A U.S. agent is caught between Oregon settlers and the Indians.
Two Army officers stationed in the South Pacific find romance in this idyllic setting.
Saloon entertainer Vermilion O'Toole and her former partner in crime Newt Cole escape from a train ride to prison and hide out in logging town Timberline. Meanwhile, the three 'cute' sons of widower Will Hall come to town in search of a wife for their dad, and pick our heroine. Vermilion needs to lay low to escape the marshal, so she accepts the boys' offer to visit pioneer community Pine Grove. Once there, she annoys local Mrs. Grundys but eventually starts to fit in. But what is that blackhearted villain Newt Cole up to?
Biography of Emily Dunning, the first woman doctor to practice in a New York hospital.
This film focuses on the rise of an aspiring songstress.
Alvah, a young GI who happens to own a vineyard, elopes to Las Vegas with Lee, his housekeeper's daughter. But Alvah's chicken pox postpone the wedding night. The rest revolves around more delays to the consummation, caused by Lee's manipulative Mama and the flock of mostly obnoxious relatives with whom she's filled the house.
In Texas, the citizens are suffering from the brutality of the State Police who have replaced the disbanded Rangers. When a policeman kills a rancher, Gene then kills him in self defence. Now wanted for murder by the Police, Gene sets out to get evidence that will put an end to the Police and bring back the Texas Rangers.
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
A reporter in search of government corruption falls for a congressman.
Romance blooms between a female athlete and her manager.
A country lawyer moves his family to Los Angeles.
A defense attorney jeopardizes his career to save his client.
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 young couple''''s dog gets them mixed up in a string of murders.
A detective tries to prevent the assassination of President Lincoln during a train ride.
A rancher's daughter visits Paris to meet her mother and find love.
The divorce of Hugh and Miriam Halsworth becomes final at midnight. Hugh wouldn't dream of calling it off, but can't abandon his rose garden. Things change that afternoon, though, when Miriam's old suitor Victor Macfarland checks into the hotel where Hugh is publicity man. With Miriam's daughter Barbara rooting for Hugh and son-in-law Jerry rooting for Victor, things are unlikely to be resolved by midnight...
The draft and the Korean War threaten a small-town romance.
A photographer falls for a rich girl and gets mixed up with crooks.
In this sequel to Father of the Bride, a doting father faces a series of comic trials when his daughter has her first child.
Two oil-field roughnecks try to protect their land from a con artist until they can strike oil.
A farmer turns to violence when a land baron threatens him.
A young Union soldier fights to atone for a moment of cowardice during the Civil War.
Joe Palooka (Joe Kirkwood Jr). and Anne Howe (Pamela Blake) go to Harrow Hot Springs to spend their honeymoon and shortly after they arrive, Humphrey Pennyworth (Robert Coogan), good-natured, small-town blacksmith, who has repaired their car, arrives and explains that he always guarantees his work for 30 days and wants to be on hand to ensure the motor works okay. Before long, Joe is matched in a benefit bout with Johnson, but the latter is replaced by Humphrey after being kayoed by him after he insulted Joe. Johnson's manager, Belden (Jerome Cowan), quickly tries to arrange to manage Humphrey, but Joe's manager Knobby Walsh (Leon Errol) realizes that Humphrey's amazing super strength is a menace to Joe's career, so he poses as English fight manager Lord Cecil Poole and takes over the management of Humphrey. Belden has a couple of his henchmen kidnap Poole/Walsh.
Tommy Jones, a well-built plumber, is invited to join a troupe of professional wrestlers, but is surprised to learn that the sport of exhibition wrestling is not on the up-and-up.
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
Peggy Donovan (Joyce Reynolds) enters an exclusive but financially-strapped finishing school for girls operated by Colonel Matthews (Thurston Hall) and his sister Emily (Julia Dean). Student Lucille Farnsworth (Laura Elliot) discovers the Peggy carries $30,000 in her luggage and reports it to the Colonel. She also writes to a Chicago address on the luggage that Peggy is at the school. The letter puts gambler Dave Vickers (Wilton Griff) on Peggy's trail. Peggy convinces the Colonel that the money is rightfully hers and offers to buy up the school's outstanding notes for a partnership. When Vickers arrives, Peggy confesses that her late father was a professional gambler and Vickers' partner. The latter claims half of the money which her father had saved away for her. She is willing to divide the money but when the Colonel learns it was won in a questionable card game, he turns it over to the police.
A small-town politician falls for an idealistic zookeeper.
The Square Deal Boxing Corporation (crooked as a snake's hind leg), through Gordon Rogers (Tom Neal), tries to make a deal with Knobby Walsh (Leon Errol) whereby it will own thirty percent of the contract with Heavyweight Champion Joe Palooka (Joe Kirkwood Jr.) Knobby refuses, saying even in West Wokkington Falls he could stage a record bout. He only mentions the town because that is where he is going with Joe and his wife, Anne Howe Palooka (Lois Collier), to visit their friend Humphrey Pennyworth (Robert Coogan). Rogers assumes Walsh is going to stage a bout between Palooka and Pennyworth and hastens to block it. Rogers tricks Pennyworth into signing with him for a bout and then arranges for the crooked town mayor, Phiffeny (Jack Kirkwood), and his cousins who run the town to erect a fight stadium. Knobby tells Humphrey that the only way to get out of his contract is a recall election replacing the present town officials with honest ones. Humphrey, the most-liked citizen agrees to run for mayor. At a campaign picnic, a child actress hired by Rogers rushes up to the unmarried candidate, crying "Daddy."
Joe heads for South America to fight the Latin champ. Shipboard, he helps federal agents fight counterfeiters. He also spars with love interest Anne Howe.
When he's spotted leaving a laundry whose proprietor has just been murdered, a reformed thief has to find the real killer.
To win back her husband, a divorcee pretends to be married to a loser.
A harried, overworked advertising executive is being pursued romantically by one of his clients, a successful perfume magnate ... and his former fiancée. The latest client of the agency is a psychiatrist and author of a new book. When the executive goes over to discuss the ad campaign, the psychiatrist turns out to be a woman. But what does he really need? Romance? Or analysis?
When the pearl necklace he's been hired to guard goes missing, a reformed thief is the prime suspect.
A young boy threatens to follow in his outlaw brother''s footsteps.
Joe is the head of an itinerant combine crew, working the harvests against rival crew boss Alperson. Joe's buddy Jim joins the crew with startup money. Farmer's niece Fay falls for Joe. He puts her off. To get back she marries Jim whom she prods into high-grading the grain (skimming off some for private sale). The last payment on Joe's machinery is due just as he discover's what his buddy has been doing.
Ricky Malone (Jimmy Lloyd), Spud Winters (Bob Haymes AS Robert Stanton and not Kirby Grant as Robert Stanton, since Grant hadn't used that name in over five years, but I digress) and some other returning G.I.'s are trying to break into show business by the old summer resort resort. Terry (Leslie Brooks and she needs no number since she was in films 40 years before Leslie Brooks (I) directed his one-and-only film), a runaway daughter of a big producer who is trying to stifle her show-biz career, hires on as the (dubbed) singer.
A prominent citizen''''s daughter marries an outlaw''''s son.
Two young lawyers (Forrest Tucker and Lynn Merrick) open an office together. They are hired to defend a utilities magnate (Thurston Hall) who claims he has been framed. He is kidnapped by a gangster (Gerald Mohr), and a battle royal ensues when the lawyers try to rescue him.
A reformed thief brings a magic show to a woman's prison and gets mixed up in an escape.
A reformed thief tries to stop a murderous blackmailer.
A criminal psychologist investigates the murder of a veteran with amnesia.
A reformed thief fights to clear himself of murder charges.
A reformed thief helps the police stop an escaped maniac''''s killing spree.
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.
A reformed thief accidentally sells a phony first edition of Dickens, which triggers a murder.
An amnesiac thinks he''''s a popular bandleader.
A surprise visit from his brother almost blows an undercover agent out of the water.
An egotistical acrobat joins the Army and falls in love with his commander''''s daughter.
Singing sisters create a World War II canteen and become rivals for the same man.
Michael Lanyard, alias the Lone Wolf and his man Friday, Jamison (Eric Blore), pick up Eve Andrews (Marguerite Chapman), when her car is wrecked. At her place, they discover the body of wealthy playboy Harry Cooper (Gerald Mohr) and are arrested. Inspector Crane (Thurston Hall), who doesn't believe the Lone Wolf has reformed, discovers jewels are missing. Lanyard and Jamison escape. Lanyard learns Cooper was blackmailing Eve, Sonia Budenney (Tala Birell), wife of a famous physician, and Jane Merrick (Mona Barrie), famous actress. He is spotted by gossip columnist Sidney Shaw (Warren Ashe), who agrees not to turn him in if he can tag along. Lanyard learns that Cooper planned to meet a woman at the airport. Hurrying there, he spots the girl and has Jamison trail her. Later, as he is questioning the girl, Patricia (Margaret Hayes), she is shot and wounded. After being turned in twice by Shaw and escaping , despite his promise not to do so, Lanyard and Jamison return again to Patricia's apartment where he learns that she is Shaw's wife.
Daisy Baker, a Chicago "refuse collector" who fancies herself as a theatrical agent, finds a play which had been thrown away by two Portuguese playwrights. Without bothering to get permission, she sends it off to a New York producer named Rupert Shannon and he wires her to come to New York immediately. Daisy and her two showgirl friends, Gloria and Maria, arrive in New York where the two girls assume accents and pretend to be the sisters of the playwright. Shannon agrees to star them in a production of the play. Two former friends, Lena and Louise, recognize the girls and threaten to blow the whistle unless they are also cast. Meanwhile, the two actual playwrights sell the story to producer Sam Grohman who hires Lena and Louise.
A mystery writer and his wife investigate the murder of a couturier''''s wife.
A stage actor tries to solve a bizarre series of murders.
Five officer candidates fight to prove their mettle during training.
The World War II housing shortage brings three people together for an unlikely romance.
An unemployed reporter tracks down a Nazi spy ring to get his job back.
A 4F military school teacher's lie about being accepted for active duty causes problems on the home front.
An escaped political prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
Two sisters - one smart, one pretty - move to New York to build careers.
A young divorcee tries to convert a house into a hotel despite its oddball inhabitants.
Hospital nurses Glenda White (Marguerite Chapman) and Dottie Morrison (Kay Harris) join the newly-formed corps of parachute nurses to be dropped at sites where ordinary medical aide is inaccessible. They discover they have let themselves in for a life of rigorous training governed by strict military rules, with the only bright spots being their instructors, Lieutenant Jim Woods (William Wright) and Sergeant Peters (Frank Sully.) After weeks of arduous training, one of the earlier-entered classes is ready for practice jumps.Tragedy strikes when Gretchen Ernst (Evelyn Wahl), an American-born nurse who has been ostracized because she has a brother in the German army, commits suicide by failing to pull her rip cord during her jump. When it is time for Glenda's class to make their jumps, Glenda remembers Gretchen and cannot summon enough courage to make the leap. Jim and Peters are determined to force her to complete the course.
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 criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
A brash young Marine has to redeem himself after trying to romance a female officer.
A crusading scientist fights to prevent bomber pilots from blacking out.
A scientist's invisibility formula gets him in trouble with the police.
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
To help their college win its first championship two rowers pass a truck driver off as a fellow student.
A Broadway dancing team splits up when the male dancer is drafted.
A professor''s daughter tries to shed her nice girl image when she falls for one of his business associates.
A notorious Frenchwoman pretends to be a society lady to nab a rich husband.
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
Amid rumors of war in Europe, a group of Americans rush homeward aboard a British freighter.
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
A runaway heiress hides in a doctor''''s trailer for a rollicking trip to San Francisco.
A young doctor's marriage could be called off when the bride's brother is diagnosed with epilepsy.
The legendary outlaw''''s brother eludes the law to avenge Jesse James''''s murder.
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
A carnival con artist tries to ride his girlfriend''''s singing talents to the big time.
A lawyer plays with fire when he gets mixed up with underworld types.
Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.
A magician turns detective to investigate murder and a phony seance.
An irresponsible test pilot's wife and best friend try to get him to grow up.
A young woman tracks down the smugglers who killed her father.
While running for governor a politician aids a needy college by plotting to assure victory for their football team. Though to be a parody of Huey Long and his machine.
A fighter''''s hard-drinking father gets his son mixed up with the underworld.
Promoters (Menjou and Oakie) set up a radio contest to find the average American (Haley) and use him to sell food, apparel and notions. All goes well until he falls in love with a girl (Whelan) who upsets things.
A disgruntled factory worker is lured into joining a secret society out to terrorize foreigners.
A spoiled rich boy is lost at sea and rescued by a fishing boat, where hard work and responsibility help him become a man.
A bohemian artist and a society girl try to adjust to marriage.
The setting is a small town in 1870s Pennsylvania. Sally Waterson and her father have stopped in town with their traveling medicine show, but when their wagon catches fire, they find themselves stranded. They're taken in by Mrs. Cortlandt and her grandson, Peter, who is trying to set up a pipeline that will supply oil throughout the state. Sally and Peter soon fall in love and marry. Neither their marriage nor Peter's pipe dreams flow too smoothly.
When a wealthy Indian student endows the college so they can keep the football coach rumor has it the Indian has played professionally and can't be on the team.
With no other prospects, a World War I veteran turns to crime.
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
A carnival con man tries to pass off his daughter as heiress to a great estate.
An idealistic city girl moves to the country with her doctor husband.
A woman's two lives as small-town innocent and author of torrid romances collide.
After marrying a drunken playboy, a young girl tries to capture his heart while he's sober.
Down-on-his-luck film director Jimmie Dale takes a job at a fly-by-night acting school. He is drawn into the plans of the school's owner to bilk a wealthy young man out of the funds he has supplied to shoot a movie starring pretty student Alice Perkins. But Jimmie hopes to bilk the bilkers by actually completing the movie as ostensibly planned.
The exploits of Mike Hercules, a two-fisted private detective working out of San Francisco. In the pilot episode, Mike attempts to rescue a wealthy ex-convict from a gang of kidnappers.
This short film looks at human foibles that lead to major aggravations.
This short film presents the story behind Robert Burns'''' famous song "Auld Lang Syne." Vitaphone Release 7874-7875.
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