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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 17, 1995|
|Born:||April 5, 1908||Cause of Death:||natural causes|
|Birth Place:||Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A high-school hellcat will stop at nothing to meet her favorite band-The Ramones.
A con artist poses as a notorious hired gun.
Myron Breckinridge goes to Europe to have a sex change, and comes back to America as the sexy, man-hating Myra. She enrolls at the acting school of her uncle, conservative Western star Buck Loner, insisting that she is Myron's widow.
Outlaws pose as a religious group to mask their attempt to rob a Western bank.
A henpecked L.A. lawyer escapes into the world of hippies and free love.
Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs.
A convict's escape ignites passions in his hometown.
A tenderfoot goes after easy money as a bounty hunter.
A singing cowboy signs on with an all-woman dude ranch.
A phonetics instructor bets that he can pass a street urchin off as a lady.
A research psychologist gets involved in the personal lives of four women.
The daughter of a circus owner fights to save her father from a takeover spearheaded by the man she loves.
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
Two musical stars team with a sister act to help their old Army commander save his failing country inn.
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.
A dying millionaire gives his fortune to a working girl, then recovers and tries to get it back.
Owen Waterbury, bestselling novelist, recruits aspiring writer Stephanie 'Steve' Gaylord as his latest of many secretaries. The stars in her eyes fade when she finds she is to work in his apartment, with a constant parade of eccentric visitors and slapstick provided by klutzy roommate Ronnie. Moreover, Waterbury's idea of work looks a lot like play, his interest less in books than in blondes. She leaves; to get her back, he swallows his playboy principles and marries her. Can the leopard change his spots? Can Stephanie turn the tables?
An heiress surreptitiously helps two songwriters waiting for their big break.
Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott.
A country girl tries to conquer the world of opera.
A tough veteran sets out to solve his war buddy's murder.
A farm girl signs on as governess in a gloomy mansion.
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
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.
During a whirlwind two-day pass in New York, a sailor falls in love with an Englishwoman.
A con artist falls for the rich widow he's trying to fleece.
An ambassador''''s daughter falls for a famous musician.
A man''''s loud-mouthed bumbling almost ruins his new wife''''s family.
St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1859, is divided by a railroad track that separates the richer and poorer classes of people. From the richer side comes Ann Arnesen (Vera Ralston), daughter of Michael Arnesen (Rheinhold Schunzel), owner of the Pony Express. Michael hires Sam Cotton (Bill Elliott as William Elliott) to protect his pony line from hostile Indians and the attacks of the gang of Peter Marquette (Joseph Schildkraut), owner of a stagecoach line who fears losing his contracts to the pony riders. Sam finds himself in a difficult position because Michael's wife, Cathy (Gail Patrick), is in love with Marquette. Sam, despite several attacks by Marquette's men, organizes the pony line. The ailing Michael is shocked to death by his wife's confession of hate, and Marquette tries to destroy the ecpress stations. Sam, with the aid of a friendly Indian tribe, finally wipes out Marquette and his gang, and returns to St. Joseph and Ann, the woman he loves.
Larry Brewster (Jess Barker), partner in the music publishing firm of Brewster and Crow, returns from a trip to find that his partner, J. C. Crow (Alan Mowbray) has hired Pat O'Rourke (Julie Bishop)as a song plugger. Larry doesn't approve of the plan and, in a bad mood, refuses to see composer Wilfred Potts (George Dolenz)who is offering a song for publication. Pat, in spite of Larry's objections, stays on the job. She has the firm promote an amateur song-writing contest, and the winner is a submission by Potts, but because he used the name of Wicks, the firm can't locate him and is facing prosecution on charges of using the mail to conduct a fraudulent contest.
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
A war correspondent assembles young European entertainers to put on a show for the troops.
A major and his men attempt to restore order to the war-torn Italian town of Adano.
Salty owes money to Doc Baxter; he and his pal Smitty have one month to pay up. They get a race horse and a disbarred jockey, Johnny Cates, who must fake his identity to race. Johnny and Salty both fall in love with Barbara Brooks and, to get even, Johnny considers throwing the horserace.
A pretty scientist with a system for horse-race betting falls in love with a trainer.
A veteran has to spend $1 million in two months to inherit a fortune.
A girl pretends to be a war bride to get a hotel room in Washington.
WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline service, after his plane crashed in the South Pacific in late 1942.
Joan Wingate's wealthy father doesn't want his daughter to go into show business. As they vacation in the west she gets a job with Dan Tyler's show and uses Wingate money to keep him afloat. Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers they try to keep her father away from the show. But he eventually finds out and decides they will return east.
Catherine the Great falls in love with an army officer who is plotting against her.
A pair of sailors on leave try to help a movie extra become a singing star.
A hat-check girl gets rich quick when she saves a millionaire''s life.
When a sorority girl is found murdered, her classmates set out to solve the case.
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
A mother and wife struggle to cope while her husband is off serving in World War II.
A 19th-century dentist sets out to find a painless method for pulling teeth in this true story.
A young woman sublets a Marine's apartment not knowing he's handed out keys to several of his friends.
The World War II housing shortage brings three people together for an unlikely romance.
A female literary agent tries to make her star client as adventures as his most famous character.
A nightclub band''''s new singer becomes the center of a romantic mix-up.
A cowpoke falls hard for a pretty tourist.
A servant's scandalous novel lands her employers in hot water.
Brothers feud over a girl they both fall for while covering World War II.
An Arkansas store owner stages a series of accidents to impress a woman with his heroism.
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
Sisters working at a hotel try to hide a dead body before the next convention arrives.
A woman on the verge of divorce recalls her heartbreaking attempts to adopt a child.
Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.
West Point cadet Tex Mallory falls in love with Gene Baxter, a girl who sings with his brother's band. Even though it will mean his leaving the Academy, they decide to marry. But when brother Bob writes a patriotic ballad, Tex knows service to country must come before marriage.
A stage star''''s dreams of retirement conflict with her playwright husband''''s need for a hit -- with her starring.
A small-town banker and his wife quarrel over their daughter''''s love life.
Dr. Ralph Snyder (John Beal) and Dr. Frank Blake (Edward Norris) open an office together but soon split over a rivalry for nightclub singer Diana Wayne (Florence Rice) and a difference over ethics. In an effort to make some quick money and marry Diana, Blake becomes a retainer for gangster Joe Grant (Douglas Fowley)while the upright (and uptight)Sawyer (John Beal)becomes a medical examiner in the district attorney's office. Grant is involved in a murder and forces Blake to remove an identifying scar, thereby proving that all gangsters should keep a doctor on retainment. But Blake has a change of heart and shows up at Grant's trial, spills the beans and Grant is convicted. Consequently, Blake loses his license, Diana and then his life, proving that the "do-tell' doctor should have heeded the film title.
A spy steals a secret military device, then hijacks an airliner to get away. The airliner crashes in the wilderness & the survivors are threatened by a raging forest fire.
A famous actress has to win over her ready-made family when she weds a shipping magnate.
Two strangers who share a sweepstakes ticket take it on the lam.
Four convicts volunteer as medical guinea pigs to win early paroles.
A man violates company policy by getting married.
Detective Nick Carter tries to prove a beautiful immigrant innocent of murder.
Anne Shirley, having recently wed her childhood sweetheart Gilbert Blythe, takes a teaching position in a prestigious school far from her home on Prince Edward Island. While she is quickly accepted by her host family, the rest of the town, headed by the clannish Pringle family, refuses to accept her, on the orders of the head of the Pringle tribe, Ernestine Pringle.
A Central American plantation manager and his boss battle over a traveling showgirl.
When he foils two robberies in one day, the town drunkard is hired to guard the local bank.
A college professor turns songwriter and falls for his lyricist.
Dagwood Bumstead (Arthur Lake) quits his job when his long-awaited vacation is postponed. Blondie (Penny Singleton) asks J.C. Dithers (Jonathan Hale) to give Dagwood his job back, and Dithers agrees but on the condition that Blondie take charge of the office while he is in Washington closing a deal. Dagwood, left to tend the house while Blondie goes to work, succumbs to a neighbor's suggestion to go fishing and leaves Baby Dumpling (Larry Simms) in care of Blondie's sister, Dot (Dorothy Moore), in town for a jitterbug contest. While fishing, Dagwood meets two entertainers from the Garden Cafe and when one of them, Francine (Linda Winters), almost overturns the boat, Dagwood grabs to save her, and the "glutch" is photographed. Blondie has the film from Dagwood's camera developed, and Dithers wires her to buy some land owned by the Garden Club proprietor before he learns that it has been approved as the site of the new airport. Enroute, she picks up the developed film. Dagwood has wandered off to play pool, and Dot and her boy friend, Freddie (Joel Dean), take Baby Dumpling with them to the jitterbug contest at the Garden Cafe. Blondie recognizes Francine from the fishing photograph just as Dagwood comes along in pursuit of Baby Dumpling. She smacks him with her purse, then leaves with Baby Dumpling. The cafe owner finds the Dithers telegram realizes the importance of his land. Meanwhile, reeling from the impact of Blondie's blow, wins the jitterbug contest with his wild gyrations.
A young delinquent defies his sister to join a tough street gang.
A wealthy man falls for a widow but can't get his wife to divorce him.
True story of "Wrong Way" Corrigan, who set out to cross the U.S. and ended up in Ireland.
A circus manager tries to break up his daughter''''s romance with a ventriloquist.
A shop owner tries to interest his heirs in the family business.
A runaway poetess helps a fugitive prove himself innocent of murder charges.
When a gangster takes him hostage, a psychiatrist psychoanalyzes the criminal.
A forward thinking bandleader fights to make ragtime respectable.
A small-town doctor fights crooked politicians during a polio epidemic.
After a whirlwind courtship, a nightclub singer has to adjust to her professor husband's conservative family.
A country girl follows the man who jilted her to the big city, where she finds two new suitors.
A Broadway musical star falls for an eccentric millionaire.
A daffy socialite gets her friends mixed up in a murder investigation.
A New York girl finds love at a summer resort.
An unemployed architect falls in love with an heiress.
Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen.
In this The "NEW" Universal presentation, high-tempered New York radio producer George Hayes (William Gargan) quarrels with Cyrus Wittles (William B. Davidson), sponsor of the Crunchie Munchie Hour, and loses his job. He hears that station WBAM in Valley Falls needs a new manager and heads there. Stumbling into the wrong station, WVOX, he meets Jane Arledge (Judith Barrett), program manager for local town-magnate, Harry Fox (Charles Brokaw.) She directs him to WBAM and he finds it is a collection of junk in an abandoned stable. Humiliated, he boasts to Jane that he will put the old station on its feet again. He sends for his announcer friend, Tiny Martin (Don Wilson), after convincing station-owner Pete Jones (Spencer Charters) that Martin can give valuable aid in reviving the station. Merchants fear to use WBAM, although they despise Fox and his crony, Mayor Applegate (Ferris Taylor), who is up for re-election. Learning that the merchants are holding a secret meeting, George uses a ruse to broadcast their suspicions about Fox and Applegate. They repudiate the statements, but George prepares another strong blast against them for a later broadcast. This angers Janes, who believes the attacks on her boss are unjustified and she tells George he should return to New York. While George waits for his train, Jane learns that Fox and Applegate have connived to loot the town treasury and, with Martin, she rushes to WBAM and adds her own evidence to the charges prepared previously by George and reads them over the air.
A laid-back marketing man for a Hawaiian pineapple company enjoys his life in the tropical paradise until a beautiful woman arrives on the island and turns his life upside down.
A notorious gambler who is short of money want his daughter to marry a British young man, who has plenty of money. At first she obies, but then she falls in love to a poor, young American.
Injured scientist Eric Godfrey asks his protege to give him a fatal dose of opiates to end his misery. When he dies the doctor is accused of murder.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sergeant King protects a girl who has come to claim a mine left by her father. An evil lawyer plans to keep the mine for himself.
An egotistical singing star makes a talented kid his protege.
A zany heiress tries to help a tramp by making him the family butler.
College football scouts recruit a country bumpkin with a killer kick.
A henpecked husband''''s lie gets him in trouble at home and at work.
Stone runs an honest saloon and gives Mason back his money two card sharps take from him. The Reverend overhears the two plan to get the money back. He is on hand when they make their raid but they shoot him and take off with the money. Stone catches up with them but is in trouble when they outmaneuver him.
A small-town doctor gets mixed up with gangsters.
A small-town girl with social ambitions falls in love with a local playboy.
A college football team recruits a tough convict.
A romantic starts a marriage agency so he can play Cupid.
After he's branded a coward, a sculptor travels to France to help fight World War I.
A wealthy but neurotic Southern belle finds herself trapped in the hideout of a gang of vicious bootleggers.
College co-eds learns to handle the responsibilities of romance.
Two World War I veterans try help a comrade''s orphaned daughter find her family.
A stagestruck young actor accidentally receives somebody else''''s invitation to test in Hollywood.
A virtuous small-town clerk becomes the victim of a scandalous rumor from an unsuccessful suitor.
In this silent film, a naive college boy tries to join the football team after making a fool out of himself.
Documentary about the final days of Marilyn Monroe, including an account of the making and eventual abandonment in 1962 of the last film on which Monroe worked -- "Something's Got to Give" The program includes the world television premiere of a 37-minute reconstruction of the footage shot for this u
In this short film, three games of bridge are presented over the ages.
Two aspiring singers dream they are trapped in a jungle in this comedic short film.
In this comedic short film, two soda jerks become jealous of a new employee because all of the girls like him best.
In this comedic short, two college students take up a friend''''s invitation to stay with him in the city.
In this short film, a college freshman who injures the school''''s star boxer must take his place in a tournament.
In this short film, a druggist has to deal with a nightmare of a family.
In this comedic short, some baseball teammates try to cheer up their pitcher after his girlfriend runs off and marries another man.
In this short film, a boy mistakes a play for real events.
In this comedic short, several boys are doing their part to fight crime, when they should be leaving it to the proper authorities.
A group of friends take a borrowed car out for a drive and find trouble at every turn in this comedic short.
In this comedic short, neighbors mistake an actress rehearsing her death scene for the real act.
In this short film, two football players attempt to rescue their coach from a gang.
Hal Roach's comedic team, The Boy Friends, try their hand at flying a glider but might want to stick to driving a car instead.
In this comedic short film, the plans of a couple to get married are thwarted by their teenage children.
Several boys take summer jobs in a department store so they can make money and meet girls, but the jobs do not turned out as planned in this comedic short.
In this short film, a group of boys boycott a local dance when the girls insist the men wear tuxedos.
Several friends stage a phony car accident so their girlfriends will have to nurse them back to health in this comedic short.
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