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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 5, 1942|
|Born:||June 4, 1884||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A runaway tycoon and his sailor buddy try to con their way through the South Seas.
A young man trying to rebuild the family racing stables falls for the daughter of a bitter rival.
A European playboy falls for his maid.
Rich boy marries poor girl. Poor girl gets pregnant. Rich boy's parents don't know they're married, forbid him to see her anymore. Rich boy dumps poor girl, poor girl gives baby up for adoption. Rich boy and his family are happy, poor girl and her family are miserable...
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
An irresponsible test pilot's wife and best friend try to get him to grow up.
A frontierswoman shelters a notorious outlaw.
An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries to re-establish his relationship with her while also trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from the press.
A private eye falls for the murderess he's pursuing.
While at summer camp in the Maine woods, little Bobby Breen befriends composer Basil Rathbone, who left the city to try and break his creative block, and is soon playing matchmaker for his widowed singer mother and Rathbone.
A penniless heiress goes to work as secretary to a stuffed shirt.
Bob Adams (John Wayne), ace newsreel cameraman, is told by his boss, "Get the picture---we can't screen alibis." He heads for Samari, a desert hot-bed of tribal unrest in Africa, to do just that, which includes getting footage of El Kadar (Charles Brokaw), bandit and rebel leader. He gets his pictures but only after a romance with the Colonel's daughter Pamela (Gwen Gaze), saving his wimpy, hacked-off brother Don (James Bush) from being a dupe of the gun-runners, and run-ins with spies and throat-cutting tribesman. For a finale, he saves the British Army. Made during the two-year period when Universal became "The NEW Universal" but still looked like the old Universal. FYI to source that thinks actor Jack Mack is the same actor as musician/western actor Taylor Curtis McPeters, AKA Cactus Mack; He ain't. Not even close.
An honest cab driver fights against corruption.
A New York bandleader takes Hollywood by storm.
Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.
When an heiress sues a newspaper, the editor hires a reporter to compromise her.
Schoolteacher Hildegarde Withers suspects a deadly link between two seemingly unrelated murders.
When his pioneering ideas cause problems, a hospital doctor goes into private practice.
An advertising man takes off after kidnappers.
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
Seamen hunt down a deadly saboteur.
Murder charges threaten an actress's marriage plans.
A songwriters takes on the corrupt publisher who stole his music.
A criminal lawyer's wife faces blackmail when she has an affair.
An actress signs up to spy for the Union, then falls for a Confederate officer.
An eccentric family tries to work together when the father is accused of embezzlement.
A druggist lets his socially ambitious wife convince him to pursue the high life.
A circus rider makes a hit in the automotive industry but can''''t find happiness.
A man''''s loud-mouthed bumbling almost ruins his new wife''''s family.
An innocent girl falls in with a crowd devoted to pot and free love.
Expatriates and foreign correspondents mix in a Paris bistro.
A working girl suffers through three troubled relationships on her road to prosperity.
A gold-digging chorus girl tries to keep her virtue while searching for a rich husband.
When his ex-wife is murdered, a hard-living lawyer defends the chief suspect.
A man''''s nagging wife drives him to crime.
Jim Fowler is Western University's football hero and is constantly besieged by reporters. Jim's father Ezra comes to visit him and becomes reacquainted with an old Western football chum, Mr. Chandler, who happens to be the father of Jim's girlfriend Joan. Jim keeps his roommate, Andy, busy by sending him to collect money on their laundry concessions business, even though Andy is desperately trying to meet his girlfriend Thelma, who has just come for a visit. When the coach tells Chandler and Fowler that Jim is nervous and erratic, Chandler invites Jim to spend the night before the big game at his home. After-dinner conversation reveals that Jim sees football as merely a business, and feels devalued by his popularity because he thinks people are only interested in him because of football, not for who he is. Joan is disillusioned that Jim treats football as a racket, and the fathers are disappointed because they sincerely love the game. Later, Joan tries to prove her sincere love for Jim with a kiss, but he refuses to express his love for her because he is convinced that she will forget him in six months. She is so offended that she vows never to see him again. Later, Jim gets drunk, even though he is breaking training, and goes to a roadhouse to see Marie, a woman who he believes knows nothing of his football career. Marie asks Jim not to play in the next game because the roadhouse owner, Felix, has bet $6,000 on the opposing team. Felix enters and tells Jim that he will release a sordid story about him and Marie if Jim plays, which will ruin his reputation because he and Marie are actually married. Jim hits Felix and breaks his hand, but when Felix comes at him with a knife, Andy and his father come to his rescue, and with Joan, they all return home. Jim refuses to allow the doctor to put a cast on his hand and insists that the doctor not reveal his condition to the coach. The day of the game, Jim gives Andy the task of keeping nosy reporter Myra Blane busy during the game. Although he is in severe pain, Jim plays the game, but the team immediately falls behind. Team captain Alan, who is a rival for Joan's affection, decides to stand by Jim and keep him in the game, but when Jim drops the final pass, Western loses. In the locker room, Jim's teammates are dejected, but to his surprise, they all agree that they would rather lose a game with him, than win one without him.
Prophetic tale of a mother in 1940 trying to keep her son out of war.
A family pulls together to help a member in financial trouble.
When her husband loses his job, a woman risks her marriage to become the breadwinner.
The Eagle uses sky writing to make threats against a corporation. Nathan Gregory owns a travelling fairground and is thought to be the Eagle. Craig McCoy is a pilot who goes looking for the Eagle when Gregory turns up missing.
Two World War I veterans try help a comrade''s orphaned daughter find her family.
The stock market crash costs a faithless wife her fortune.
Yvonne is a Parisian woman with a disreputable past. When this past returns to haunt her, she decides to leave her boyfriend in order to presever his honor. Later, she returns to him, but the couple have many more trials to face.
Movie star Sheila Fayne is seeing wealthy Alan Jaynes while filming in Honolulu, Hawaii, but won't marry him without consulting famed psychic Tanaverro first. Tanaverro confronts her about the unsolved murder of fellow film star Denny Mayo three years earlier, and she decides to reject Jaynes' proposal. When Sheila is found shot to death in her beach-front pavilion, Charlie Chan of the Honolulu Police investigates.
Actor Reginald Thorpe is found dead in his dressing room, stabbed in the back. Suspects abound. John Wayne's only contribution was as a stand-in for the corpse.
The story begins in 1923 where after an accident, a newspaper reporter (Ford) needs to raise $5,000 to pay for an operation, otherwise his young sister will be crippled for life. The desperate reporter is finally able to get the cash from a shady acquaintance, Riggs (played well by Kohler). Eight years later in New York, circumstances conspire to place the reporter as the number one suspect in the murder of a showgirl. With no witness or alibi, the reporter devises a plan to smoke out the real culprit. A meeting is arranged under the cover of night and to the surprise of both men, the murderer is Riggs. Out of gratitude for past generosity to his sister, the reporter agrees not to expose Riggs, however unwittingly leads the police to him! Riggs is found guilty, and a dramatic scene in the courthouse ensues.
Bob plays football badly so his father Coach Dudley, his girlfriend Dorothy and his school reject him. He joins a rival college team and aims to defeat his dad's team.
After catching their husbands with other women, two wives go on a girls-only vacation.
Eastern millionaire's son Bard finds his father murdered and flies west to see rancher Drew who may know something about it. En route he crashes his plane into Jerry's bathroom; she falls in love with him which makes her suitor Steve jealous.
Bart is a clerk for a publishing company; he has written a novel. His wife Peggy and he have five children. Bart's former girlfriend Mildred is manager of the company's Paris office. She manages to get the novel published and talks Bart into marrying her after he divorces Peggy. Initially successful, Bart must turn to writing trash to keep Mildred in money. When he sees how well his four sons and daughter Margaret have grown without his help, he asks Peggy to let them all come live with him and Mildred. Peggy agrees, but the arrival of his beloved children puts Mildred's future in jeopardy.
An errant husband wants to return to his wife.
A masked criminal terrorizes the residents at a deserted country house.
Crooner Harry Raymond and best friend James Tierney are working for a musical promoter when they meet Dolores Fenton who is trying to make ends meet by selling one of her songs. Raymond collaborates with Miss Fenton on her music but gets fired overzealoulsy selling it to his boss. Raymond and Tierney, along with their girlfriends, work in vaudeville until they are separated by a Broadway offer for Raymond and girlfriend Dolores. Success comes to the crooning Raymond in New York. He starts hobnobbing with high society, drinking heavily, and forgetting his old friends. It's a formula for a big fall.
A mad strangler haunts the London fog.
A gypsy beauty sets the men of a farming family to fighting over her favors.
A Secret Service agent searches the jungle for his missing brother, also an agent. He encounters a young woman there who is also searching, but for her missing father. They encounter a gang of ivory smugglers who hold a prisoner who knows the secrets of the missing people and a lost treasure. The pair are also menaced by a giant gorilla which guards the temple which is the smugglers' lair.
A society girl marries a struggling architect in secret.
In this silent film, romantic rivals fly against the enemy in World War I.
A cantor's son breaks with family tradition to go into show business.
In this silent film, the legendary dandy takes on British society to court a lady above his station.
Wrongfully blamed for the death of Col. John Randall, Cameo Kirby (Gilbert) must find the true villain and clear his name before he can declare his love for Adele (Olmstead), the dead man's daughter.
A mother raises her six children and one by one lets them go out into the world. Their failures and successes fill her life, but she grows lonely without them. Then when one of the children has a surprise to announce, they all return home to be with their mother.
A chef takes pity on a starving musician, and allows him to perform at his nightclub in this short film.
This short film covers the story of a man who confesses to embezzlement only after burying the money he stole.
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