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Cinematography (feature film)
An embezzler's revenge on the businessman who turned him in leads to a bloody vendetta.
A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.
Two bandleaders rise to the top then split up the act over sibling rivalry.
The Devil sends a murdered gangster to Earth as a respected judge.
A hotel manager in postwar Casablanca tackles renegade Nazis.
A film that is among the umpteen hundred films that some source has given Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco a "credited" composers credit, although his name appears actually nowhere in connection with the vast majority of these umpteen hundred films, and one of four films that Tom Neal and Ann Savage were in together. This one has Robert B. Williams as some kind of scientist on an unnamed South Pacific island and he is making penicillin out of jungle mold at a time when penicillin was so new that all the players in the film pronounce it as "pey-nen-sol-lon" or something like that. Tom Neal is also there as some kind of guard or protector of Williams' work and is hacked off something fierce about it as his goal if to get off the island and into hand-to-hand action "against the japs." Before long an unidentified plane flies over the island and Neal has his pistol at the ready to shoot it down in case it is an enemy plane but a figure parachutes out and in parachutes none other than Ann Savage, who is there as Neal's replacement, although Neal now isn't as ready to leave as he was before. Then a man, George Lynn, washes ashore and is accepted as a crewman from a torpedoed American ship. Later, Williams is murdered, after some of his "pey-non-sol-len or whatever" samples disappear, and Neal concludes that either Savage, island-doctor J.Carroll Naish or Abner Biberman is the guilty party working for the Axis to get the penicillin formula. This isn't exactly Holmes-or-Chan sleuthing on his part as he knows he isn't guilty and the only people on the island, with the exception of three natives, are those he names as suspects. He doesn't know that a two-man Japanese submarine (with five or six Germans on board plus the two Japanese crewmen)is lurking offshore, but his list of suspects is basically correct, as none of the people from the sub have come ashore yet. Well, one has but he floated in. Discounting the floater, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that between Savage, Naish and Biberman, which one who can least bear scrutiny.
When a sorority girl is found murdered, her classmates set out to solve the case.
A detective suspects foul play in a series of accidental deaths.
Americans are captured by Arabs working for the Nazis.
A private eye hunts for the talking bird that holds the key to a murder.
A wounded soldier discovers his hospital is secretly run by the Nazis.
A figure skating champion tries to save a failing resort hotel from bankruptcy.
The FBI tracks Nazi agents to a luxury hotel.
Although she's been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
An ex-con becomes a daredevil photojournalist.
A saboteur rigs a bomb to destroy a strategic oil field.
An elderly professor with six months to live plots a murder to reunite two young lovers.
An heiress ditches her fortune-hunting fiance to find happiness living on her own.
A reporter and a police detective sort through the clues in a night-club owner''''s murder.
When her patient is murdered, a private-duty nurse investigates the crime.
Steel-worker brothers compete for the same woman.
A hotshot flyer endangers his colleagues in the Royal Air Force as they fly against the Nazis.
A hard-living dockworker finds religion until his brother is murdered.
The Secret Service investigates a fleet of gambling ships.
A hospitalized detective probes the murder of a fellow patient.
A prison chaplain tries to help a man framed for murder prove his innocence.
A rising film star pays a steep price when she marries a prince for publicity.
A squabbling stage couple gets mixed up with an amorous fan and her jealous suitor.
A reformed gambler risks his marriage when he returns to the betting table.
A crusading radio reporter takes on civic corruption.
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.
A blackmailer tries to stop a woman from revealing evidence that could save a condemned man.
A girl (Jewell) accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer (Whalen) and successfully by a new, straightforward one (Trevor).
A criminal has plastic surgery done to change his identity but loses his memory during the operation.
A band leader shares a tempestuous romance with his lead singer.
After a working girl reforms an alcoholic lawyer who was recently dumped, his ex wants him back.
A church official with a taste for mysteries gets mixed up in the real thing.
A publicist doesn''t know that his famous chef client can''t cook.
Three young girls working in an agency have build a singing trio. They want to 'lease' the dictaphone of their boss to make a record of their singin, but they are caught and fired. When they are not able to pay their rent any longer, they decide to try it on an amateur contest at a radio station. Due to lack of food Susan Moore becomes unconscious and the contest is won by a big band. But this big band offers them a job withe them at the radio station, they accept but after a while they again start to reach out for higher things and leave the big band.
A speeding train becomes the setting for murder.
A young attorney risks his career for love of a glamorous divorcee.
Joe and Casey trouble-shoot for the phone company. They try to prove that Joes's girl Ethel's boss Dan is a crook but are trapped by criminals and left in a burning building.
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.
Recent college graduates face the realities of the Great Depression.
A beautiful schemer sleeps her way to the top of a banking empire.
A Chicago meat-packer tries to keep a rein on his social-climbing wife.
After unwittingly marrying a bigamist, a pregnant woman faces many trials on the road to romance.
Los Angeles newspaper reporter Toby Prentiss is continually in trouble with his editor. He is demoted to running the paper's "Miss Lonelyhearts" advice column because he missed the scoop on a major earthquake whilst out on the town. Determined to be fired from the column he starts to give crazy advice to the readers, but this only makes him even more popular.
A gangster victimizes three friends trying to get jobs.
A veteran fights drug addiction to make his way in the business world.
Monarch thinks he can find a simpler life with his former wife.
An abused orphan sinks into a life of crime.
A family pulls together to help a member in financial trouble.
A feisty independent cab driver fights off a crooked syndicate.
A country boy finds love and heartache in New York City.
When he invents a new washing machine, a plumber becomes a millionaire.
A maternity ward becomes the focus for the patients'''', doctors'''' and nurses'''' personal problems.
After losing his hearing, a musician uses lip-reading to help others.
A farmer strikes it rich out West, then leaves his wife for a young beauty.
An innocent young chorus girl fights the advances of her lecherous producer.
An old man who witnessed a crime is threatened by gangsters.
A young innocent almost ruins her life for the love of an unfeeling cad.
Business partners try to hide their gold-digging ex-wife from their current spouses.
The American patriot''''s political career is threatened when he falls in love with a married woman.
A bored millionaire retires from big business to open a garage.
A bankrupt businessman risks everything to provide for his grandchildren.
A fanatical Indian potentate holds British settlers hostage.
A Mexican bandit kidnaps a wedding party.
An eccentric wife lets a more conventional type take her place to meet the in-laws.
Lord Brancaster, a decent and upright British nobleman, loses his memory in an accident. While in this amnesiac condition, he becomes involved with the training of a horse, the Whip, for racing at Ascot. Attempts to prevent the Whip running, as well as attempts to cheat Brancaster out of his rightful estate, almost succeed.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
This short western focuses on a ranch owner who must deal with corrupt officials over a cattle transaction.
In this short film, Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys perform such popular musical numbers as "Ride On" and "My Adobe Hacienda." Vitaphone Release 1256A.
This short film, produced in cooperation with the U.S. War Department, focuses on a small-town Kansas boy who fulfills his dream of becoming a tail gunner in a bomber. Vitaphone Release 1111A.
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