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Toward the end of his life F. Scott Fitzgerald is writing for Hollywood studios to be able to afford the cost of an asylum for his wife. He is also struggling against alcoholism. Into his life comes the famous gossip columnist.
A princess visiting New York gets mixed up with rock musicians.
An ambitious defense attorney fights to clear a sea captain whose negligence caused a deadly wreck.
Four of the frontier west''s famed law officers--Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, Pat Garrett and Buffalo Bill--convene to defend the sprouting city of Abilene.
George Montgomery, Karin Booth, William Faucett, Steve Ritch, Ed Hinton. Army lieutenant George Montgomery is assigned to retrieve a tribe of Seminole Indians who fled their Florida reservation and headed for Texas in 1855.
As projected here, a thinly-disguised NASA, working with nuclear rockets, is ready for manned flights in the mid-fifties...but Dr. Ralph Harrison doesn't think so, and resigns in protest. Colleague Prof. Nordstrom promptly enlists his aid in developing an alternative robot Spaceman! Naturally, foreign spies are keenly interested... Uses documentary footage of early space research.
A soldier masquerades as a gypsy to rescue his best friend from the enemy.
A divorced couple finds it impossible to stay out of each other's lives.
Government agents infiltrate a gold smuggling ring preying on miners.
A cattleman fights to establish a ranch in the middle of gold country.
A man wrongly accused of a crime must decide between getting involved in a prison break, or remaining in jail until his wife can prove his innocence.
When one of his lieutenant''''s attacks an American ship, Jean Lafitte has to elude the U.S. Navy.
A young innocent's life is shattered when she falls for a World War II flyer.
Three bachelors adopt an orphan, then fight over custody when each falls in love.
A young dance student accidentally cripples a teacher she doesn't like.
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
During a whirlwind two-day pass in New York, a sailor falls in love with an Englishwoman.
A sailor gets more than he bargained for from a quickie marriage.
A showgirl working for an inventor battles crooks out to steal his ideas.
In this remake of Libeled Lady, a tough newspaper editor hires a gigolo to compromise a woman suing his paper for libel.
A murdered nightclub star possesses a mild-mannered look-alike to bring his killers to justice.
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
A young couple''''s accident could make them rich, if they can evade a Nazi spy ring.
On a trip to Reno, a Brooklyn showgirl tries to stop a soldier and his wife from divorcing.
A spoiled rich girl refuses to let marriage interfere with man-chasing.
General Jimmy Doolittle trains American troops for the first airborne attacks on Japan.
A songwriter enrolls in an all-girl school to court a pretty gym teacher.
A fading stage star tries to revive her career by taking a job in a shipyard.
A bandleader with hypnotic powers tries to train a boxer.
Two entertainers touring the Middle East are kidnapped by an evil sultan.
A wheelchair-bound doctor tries to prove a convicted killer's innocence.
A womanizing playboy finds true love when he's sent to a desert college.
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
A brassy showgirl signs on to help the war effort as a factory worker.
Sailors bet on a shy shipmate''''s ability to romance an aloof nightclub singer.
When he loses in love, a song-and-dance man retires from show business to run a country inn.
A hired killer dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him.
A female executive hires a male secretary.
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
A bumbling young politician gets caught between grifters and a senator investigating corruption.
A gigolo flees Nazi occupation and sets his sights on a shy schoolteacher who happens to be a US citizen.
Marathon Pictures is stuck with Billy Doran (Darryl Hickman), Whiz Quiz radio show star but a flop in Hollywood. Ex-child star Tiny Barlow (Jackie Cooper) suggests that the studio remake "Skippy", the film that made him famous, with himself as coach for little Billy. A. J. Colder (Walter Abel), Marathon's Mighty Mogul, agrees. Joan Winslow (Susanna Foster), a contract player who has never had a part, is picked to replace balky Brenda Lee (Ann Gillis) in Marathon's monster musical of the year. Tiny poses as a big shot and takes credit for getting Joan the role. They are soon seen everywhere together as Tiny is taking advantage of her publicity build-up for his own gain, until he suddenly finds out he is in love with her and confesses his duplicity. This occurs when Colder has forbid Joan to see Tiny anymore, directing her to only be seen with important people who can help her career, and Tiny thinks it is because she has dumped him. He enters into a conspiracy with Brenda's agent, Mickey Fadden (John Gallaudet), to make Brenda give up her strike and accept the role Colder gave Joan. She does and Tiny is given the role of her leading man. But he is unhappy about what he has done in costing Joan her big chance, plus his old friend, Georgie Clemons (Jackie Searle) who used to play the mean kid in Tiny's films is also replaced. Faced with the taunts of the production crew because of what he helped engineer and broken hearted about Joan, Tiny walks out on the picture, climbs into his automobile and heads for parts unknown. Little Billy, who adores him, stows away in the luggage compartment. Billy, the high IQ kid, has devised a scheme to set everything right.
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