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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 16, 1935|
|Born:||July 29, 1905||Cause of Death:||carbon monoxide poisoning|
|Birth Place:||Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
An escaped convict tries to keep ahead of the law while starring in a dancing act.
Promoter Smoothe King helps a pair of phonies con their way into a movie company. As Wanda heads toward stardom, she turns more and more from King toward the matinee idol. King must decide between his plans and her happiness.
Two salesmen try to market a flavored lipstick.
Mayme walks out on her husband, Pete Palooka, after he wins the middleweight championship and shows his proclivity for life in the fast lane. She raises son Joe on a farm, by herself. When slippery fight manager Knobby Walsh happens to discover Joe's surprising punching power, he signs him. With current champion Al McSwatt needing an easy opponent, Walsh gets Joe the fight. Palooka steals the championship( and girlfriend Nina Madero) from McSwatt when McSwatt shows up for the fight drunk. Now it's Joe's turn to live in the fast lane, winning fights(that are set ups by Walsh) and drinking hard with vamp Nina. However, when McSwatt and his manager trick Joe into a rematch, it's time to test his real boxing talent.
A jewel heist leads to murder.
Two nitwits are mistaken for the king''''s physicians in medieval England.
Two wannabe bandits are hired as servants by the real thing.
Jack Oakie and Jack Haley are songwriters are enroute from New York to Hollywood to make their fame and fortune; Ginger Rogers, a lunchwagon proprieter, joins them.
A plucky stewardess risks her life marrying a daredevil pilot.
A successful lawyer struggles to deal with his wife's unfaithfulness and his own hidden past.
A lovesick fool bumbles into espionage and finds a stolen plane.
A woman doctor decides to have a baby without benefit of marriage.
A professor gets mixed up with chorus girls in a Broadway musical.
An affair is threatened to be exposed when a wife's husband returns from the Olympics.
In an effort to beef up his school's football team, a college president mistakenly recruits two loonies.
A young boxer fights prejudice to work with a female manager.
A Texas gal storms her way through life, brawling and boozing until her luck runs out, forcing her to learn the errors of her ways.
When a society woman falls for a riveter, she tries to pass him off as an architect.
A rejected suitor leaves town and gets mixed up in an international chase.
Four stowaways get mixed up with gangsters while running riot on an ocean liner.
In the first screen version of The Maltese Falcon, detective Sam Spade investigates the theft of a priceless statue.
Lora Moore, the club champion, loses a golf match to a woman from another golf club. Then Jerry Downs, a handsome golf pro, and his goofy friend, Jack Martin, show up. Lora takes him on as her golf teacher to work on her putt. She falls for him, but so do several other women. Meanwhile Angie Howard, Lora's friend, chases after Jack. A lot of silliness ensues.
While seeking a stolen jewel, a young woman and her fiance are kidnapped and held in a mysterious mansion.
When a star football player needs a wisdom tooth to pull in order to play, Patsy Kelly isn''''t so sure she wants to giver any of her teeth up in this comedic short.
In this comedic short, Patsy Kelly and Thelma Todd loose their jobs as dancers and end up as assistants for a magician.
In this comedic short, Thelma Todd and Patsy Kelly move into an apartment... and end up driving each other crazy!
Two reporters attempt to find a story at a hospital in this comedic short.
In this comedic short, two friends find themselves at a house owned by a mad scientist with a robot.
In this short film, comedienne Patsy Kelly inherits her uncle''''s diving suit and a treasure map.
In this short comedy, Patsy Kelly and Thelma Todd come across some much needed money that just happens to be stolen.
In this comedic short, Thelma Todd and Patsy Kelly go to a radio station in hopes of starting an acting career.
In this short film, a woman tries to convince her friend that she''''s struck it rich.
To raise money for rent, a woman poses as a French artist in this comedic short.
In this short film, Patsy Kelly is coerced into faking a lost leg in order to win an insurance settlement after an automobile accident.
In this short film, Patsy Kelly and Thelma Todd must share their voyage on a steamship with a gorilla.
In this short film, comedic duo Patsy Kelly and Thelma Todd crash a high society party and have trouble fitting in.
In this short film, Thelma Todd and Patsy Kelly buy a farm in Paradise Acres and get scammed.
In this comedic short film, Patsy Kelly tries to stay with Thelma Todd at the hospital where she works, but Thelma is forced to pretend that Patsy is a patient.
In this short film, Thelma Todd falls for a gentleman but Patsy Kelly has her doubts.
Like a true friend, Patsy Kelly helps Thelma Todd land a screen test but this time her help isn''''t needed in this comedic short.
In this comedic short, two women are offered a job in a department store... and are locked in after hours.
In this comedic short, Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts find themselves in a jam when they become the cause of a police officer losing his job.
In this short film, comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts head to Hollywood with dreams of stardom... little do they know that the man with the power to make it happen is on the train!
In this short film, comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts try their hand at being charitable by working at a dance club to raise money for a friend.
In this short film, Thelma Todd and Patsy Kelly are flight attendants on an experimental flight.
In this comedic short film, Thelma Todd and Patsy Kelly win a car at a movie theater raffle contest.
In this short film, Patsy Kelly and Thelma Todd try to brave the great outdoors.
In this comedic short, Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts find themselves in a jam when they get caught by their boss at a party.
In this comedic short, a millionaire hires an efficiency expert to get his daughter in line.
In this short film, comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts travel along with their pet monkey to a show but their antics on the train antagonize the show director.
A juror accidentally swallows a piece of evidence which just happens to be a time bomb in this comedic short.
In this short film, comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts go out for a driving lesson... and what a lesson they get!
In this short film, comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts get sent to a spa while recovering from being sick.
In this short film, an aspiring journalist and her friend follow a lead for a stolen royal seal when they should be working on their attention to detail.
In an attempt to make money for college, comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts, go door to door selling magazines but end up in a courtroom instead of a classroom in this short film.
To avoid getting a speeding ticket, comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts pretend they are rushing to the hospital in this short film.
In this comedic short, Thelma Todd has gotten her big break in a vaudeville act but friend ZaSu Pitts steals the show.
In this comedic short, neighbors mistake an actress rehearsing her death scene for the real act.
In this short film, a society matron insists that Zasu Pitts and Thelma Todd spend the evening at her mansion after running their car off the road.
In this short film, comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts find themselves behind enemy lines and playing strip poker with Germans!
Comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts are taken out for a night on the town by two not so sharp men in this short film.
In this comedic short film, a man risks his marriage to help his best friend deal with blackmailers.
In this comedic short, a hotel phone operator finds love with a wrestler with a little matchmaking help from a friend.
In this short film, comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts are excited when they are taken out by two gentlemen but discover quickly that they are not going to be wined and dined.
WWI dough boy Charley Chase attempts to return home from France on a troop transport ship with his girlfriend and pet monkey in this comedic short.
In this comedic short, an entertainer serving in World War I puts music before military service.
In this short film, two millionaires try to escape the suitors out to marry them for their money.
Things take a turn for the worse when comedian Harry Langdon is made the temporary stationmaster in this short film.
In this comedic short film, Charley Chase must impress an important client without breaking up his engagement.
A man hires three "party girls" to help him land a business deal in this comedic short film.
Charley Chase pretends to be a hillbilly to impress a country girl in this short film.
In this comedic short film, a game of "musical beds" ensues when a queen attempts to trap a king in an affair.
In this short film, a banjo player is mistaken for "The Fighting Parson" in a tough western town.
A timid man undergoes a personality change, and turns the tables on the people who''''ve bullied him in this short film.
A man has hay fever, and his constant sneezing is driving everybody crazy in this short film.
A man is trapped on an iceberg with his rival in this comedic short film.
A man is trapped with a beautiful woman in a burning building in this comedic short film.
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