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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 6, 1964|
|Born:||November 5, 1893||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New Haven, Connecticut, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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An ambitious beauty marries a vintner, then falls for one of his workers.
A legendary pirate captures a Spanish galleon and tries to claim a countess as his bride.
A playwright and his wife search the past for the key to saving their troubled marriage.
Documentary based on Rachel Carson''s pioneering study of ocean life.
Three chorus girls hit Las Vegas in search of rich husbands.
A small-town politician falls for an idealistic zookeeper.
A war veteran fights for honesty in the advertising game.
A woman with a past returns to 19th-century New Orleans for revenge.
Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl's involvement in the murder of a pornographer.
Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.
A serviceman and a starlet find love at the star-staffed serviceman's center.
A mother and wife struggle to cope while her husband is off serving in World War II.
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
A Harvard graduate serving on a battleship is faced with the realities of war.
A female pilot breaks the Los Angeles to New York record and attracts the interest of the U.S. Navy, who want to send her on a spy mission.
A pioneer couple struggle to build a city in the wild West.
This Republic murder mystery starts with a radio broadcast by Greg Sherman (John Howard) who solves cases on the air that the local police cannot solve. As he names the perpetrator of a recent murder we see the criminal, who is listening to the show, become alarmed and start to make his escape. The scene shifts to the police department where the chief, fearing for his job, assigns officers to get something, anything, on Sherman and get him off the air. Meanwhile, Greg and his pretty wife Beth (Margaret Lindsay) are parting company. He's going to a party and she's going to visit her pregnant sister in the hospital. The next morning Greg wakes up and nudges his sleeping wife. When she doesn't respond, he pulls off the covers and finds not his wife but a strange woman, dead and with the murder knife still sticking up out of her back. While he's still recovering from the shock, Beth walks into the bedroom. Thinking that she has discovered her husband with another woman, she leaves and calls the police. The police are delighted of course, but Greg escapes as they are arresting him. Now he must solve the mystery by himself...
A freedom fighter leads a double life in his battle against a ruthless dictator.
A wounded gangster's recuperation on a remote farm leads to love.
A reporter and a police detective sort through the clues in a night-club owner''''s murder.
An aging gold digger takes a young woman under her wing.
Young Henry Aldrich would like to "win" a trip to Alaska. But in order to participate, he first has to put up $100. The whole matter sounds awfully fishy. Henry and his pal Dizzy go into the soap business. Their attempt to raise money turns into a disaster when they get the soap formula wrong. But the Alaska trip is really on the level. It's been organized by Sylvanus Q. Sattherwaite, businessman and philanthropist. But Henry still doesn't have the money...
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
True story of the German scientist who devoted his life to curing syphilis.
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
An insurance company hires a private detective to protect a gangster fresh out of college.
Steamboat inventor Robert Fulton shows up in New York in 1807. Tavern keeper (Faye) believes in him, but her boyfriend (MacMurray) doesn't. All seems lost when sailors afraid of losing their jobs burn his boat.
A girl from the wrong side of the tracks endures scandal and heartbreak when she falls for a high-society boy.
When Clive Randolph finally returns "home" from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John balks at following the family Colonial Service tradition. But back in Gold Coast, one Zurof, nominally studying ants, pursues a hidden political agenda that causes worldwide unrest; the Colonial Office persuades both brothers to go back and deal with it. Young John makes a mess of things, then must save the day on his own.
To annoy his family, a millionaire hires an out-of-work girl to pose as a gold digger.
A surgeon unjustly sent to Devil's Island fights to survive harsh treatment.
A woman becomes a secret agent to avenge her brother''''s death.
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...
A law professor signs on as special prosecutor to take on the mob.
Pushed into a do-nothing job, an FBI man finds his own way of going after the mob.
Even a jail term for contempt can''''t keep reporter Torchy Blane from investigating the case of a murdered department store owner.
An efficiency expert tries to streamline operations at a Hollywood studio.
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
A Spanish spy masquerades as a singer to sabotage Napoleon's forces.
Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen.
Former school bus driver Biff Smith manages a trucking company which has its fleet pitted against a freight train in a race to deliver aviation parts to the Pacific coast.
A police detective and his wife try to solve a string of murders.
A fun-loving couple returns from the dead to help a henpecked husband.
Two strangers, a man and a woman, are framed for a jewel robbery and thrown in jail. After they get out, they join forces to track down the real thieves.
Members of a wealthy family are murdered one-by-one.
A playboy tries to redeem himself after his careless behavior causes a great man's death.
A Park Avenue beauty plays two suitors against each other.
The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse Monique is Capt. La Roche.
A French air ace discovers that his showgirl wife's first husband is still alive.
During an Irish uprising, a rebel leader and a British noblewoman fall in love.
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
A disparate group of people meet as passengers on a superspeed train crossing the U.S. Aboard are a seductive blackmailer and the stage director he intends to frame, a woman chasing her husband who is running away with the blackmail victim, and the stage director's feisty leading lady.
When the daughter of a newspaper publisher is falsely charged with murder, a reporter on her father's paper goes into hiding with her. At first hoping to get an exclusive story, the reporter eventually finds himself falling in love and trying to find the real killer.
A hard-drinking reporter specializes in murder cases, until he becomes a suspect in one himself.
Derived loosely from the popular-in-its-day autobiography of NY Police captain Cornelius W. "The Gang Buster" Willemse. Mary Kennedy, the daughter of police lieutenant Jim Kennedy, works for an unethical criminal attorney and is corrupted by the association. But she sees the light when she twists the law to obtain the acquittal of a client and the man later shoots her father. Mary then enlists the aid of Detective Dave Britten in hopes of bringing down the crooks for whom she works.
Gamblers engineer a veteran schoolteacher's firing.
On its inaugural run, a high-speed train has to race a polio victim to an iron lung.
Janet Gaynor and James Dunn and their close friends Charles Farrell and Ginger Rogers graduate from a West Coast college and fly to New York City to find work.
Society snobs get more than they bargained for when they take in their late housekeeper's orphaned daughter.
An eccentric family tries to work together when the father is accused of embezzlement.
A jilted shop girl goes off in search of true love.
An idle Englishman poses as ship''s barber to spy on his breadwinner wife on a cruise.
A newly rich couple finds wealth drives them apart.
A New England society girl braves the West to help her husband build his fortune.
On their Wedding day, Kathleen and Standish McNeil are followed home by Kid Athens, (a wanted murderer), and Policeman Martin French (sent to get Kathleen as a witness). Athens shoots French and tosses a gun, engraved with "with love" next to French's body. This sets up Kathleen (once a moll for Athen's) and Standish as the murderers. Eager Assistant Attorney John Hartman, who works for Athens, manipulates the jury to a guilty verdict. Standish (Mac) is sent to death row and Kathleen to a violent Woman's Prison. She's befriended by Ivory and Maria, but is viciously treated by inmate, Susie Thompson, a former moll of Athens before Kathleen. Kathleen discovers that her appeal has been denied and decides to escape with pregnant inmate, Maria. Kathleen is allowed a visit with Mac (Standish) and tells him of her plan to escape and tell the world of their innocence. Maria is shot while trying to cut the fence. Kathleen's getaway boat is smashed and she's recaptured...
A farm girl runs from her abusive father to a series of affairs in the big city.
A wealthy southern boy takes to the road as a hobo.
A secret society funds the investigation of a bootlegging gang.
Four soldiers at the front think back on their reasons for enlisting.
The Cisco Kid (Warner Baxter) carries out his mission as a Robin Hood-type bandit while posing as a wealthy and carefree miner. He falls for an eastern girl, Virginia Hoyt (Carole Lombard), accompanied by presumably her brother, Dick Hoyt (Theodore von Eltz), actually her husband. The Kid's mine is raided and two of his friends are killed and he learns that Dick and Virginia are the culprits...
Hajj, a rascally beggar on the periphery of the court of Baghdad, schemes to marry his daughter to royalty and to win the heart of the queen of the castle himself.
A eugenics expert uses science to help his sister and her husband have a child.
Virginia Dean enjoys a yachting trip with her father. She falls in love with the captain of the boat, John Reynolds. A gang of criminals has stowed away on board and they take over the yacht and set her father and the crew adrift in a small boat. However, they keep John and Virginia on board. When the yacht catches fire, they all abandon ship and take refuge on a nearby tropical island. Blackie Slade, the leader of the villains, rouses the natives to attack the others.
A notorious womanizer falls for the woman he has bet he can trick into marriage.
In this silent film, a woman forced into prostitution dreams of finding true love.
Society-girl thrillseeker Lydia causes the death of motorcylce policeman and is prosecuted by her fiance Daniel who describes in lurid detail the downfall of Rome. While she's in prison she reforms and Daniel becomes a wasted alocholic.
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.
This short film follows the political career of president Theodore Roosevelt. Vitaphone Release 9666-9667.
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