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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 9, 1978|
|Born:||August 2, 1892||Cause of Death:||Heart Inflammation|
|Birth Place:||London, Ontario, CA||Profession:||Producer ...|
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The founding fathers struggle to draft the Declaration of Independence.
A tough and violent portrait of a psychopathic, yet fresh-faced youth--the infamous Billy the Kid in his grimy early days.
The romance between Guinevere and Lancelot destroys King Arthur''s dream kingdom.
A phonetics instructor bets that he can pass a street urchin off as a lady.
Future president John Kennedy fights to save his crew when their PT boat sinks in the Pacific.
A terminally ill scientist seeks comfort from a mentally disturbed widow.
A dying millionaire gives his fortune to a working girl, then recovers and tries to get it back.
Dobbs and Curtin meet up in Mexico, and go to work for a contractor, MacClane, who takes them away to remote site and tells them they will be paid when the job is finished. When they are finished, they return to town to find MacClane to get their wages. MacClane gives them a few dollars, and says he'll just go to the bank and pick up the payroll for them. Dobbs and Curtin then meet up with an old prospector, who claims the hills are still full of gold, and if they can get the cash, he'll go with them. They eventually get the cash from MacClane after a little "persuasion", and all three set off for the hills as good friends, but will they return that way?
Two vaudevillians on the run from crooks try to pass themselves off as cowboys.
Two sisters compete for the same man.
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
Classic mystery about the adventures of a young tutor sent to a ghostly country estate.
A veterinarian and a novelist compete for the heart of a lady rancher.
A farmer's daughter helps an escaped convict.
After a famous pianist's murder, his hand returns to wreak vengeance.
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy neurotic.
An ambitious singer ruins a doctor''''s life.
A woman slowly discovers that her artist husband is a deranged killer.
A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost.
A small-town teenager thinks a lawyer is her illegitimate dad.
A woman uncovers deadly secrets when she visits her late husband's family.
A married woman''s passion for a former love drives her mad.
A man falsely accused of his wife''s murder escapes to search for the real killer.
Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott.
A composer forsakes his innocent bride to romance his brother's fiancee.
An heiress surreptitiously helps two songwriters waiting for their big break.
An elderly millionaire makes a hobby of playing cupid.
While her husband is away, a woman gets mixed up in murder.
A night-club singer gets involved with a mobster.
A gambler falls for the wife of the outlaw he's out to catch.
The Bronte sisters and their brother fight personal demons to realize their artistic ambitions.
Three people who share a sweepstakes ticket travel a tangled road to collect their winnings.
A war bride helps her husband adjust to civilian life.
A playboy and a lady photographer allow social differences to come between them.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
A woman tries to protect her refugee husband from her rich and powerful ex-lover.
A woman suspects her husband of plotting to kill his son from a previous marriage.
A singer can''''t choose between a charismatic gangster and an honest newspaperman.
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl's involvement in the murder of a pornographer.
A widow generates small-town gossip when she falls in love too soon after her husband's death.
A husband tries to win back his wife before she can divorce him.
A woman with a past returns to 19th-century New Orleans for revenge.
A woman can claim inheritance only if she marries a genius.
A con artist falls for the rich widow he's trying to fleece.
Two producers and their girls look for a backer for their big show.
A runaway prince in disguise takes up with a taxi driver.
An angel is sent to destroy the earth with a trumpet blast.
A girl pretends to be a war bride to get a hotel room in Washington.
A reformed rustler tracks down a band of cattle thieves and tries to reform a crooked dance-hall girl.
In this remake of The Petrified Forest, Nazi spies infiltrate a hotel in the American Southwest.
An American platoon parachutes into Burma to take out a strategic Japanese outpost.
A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society.
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
During World War II''''s final days, people with a variety of problems converge on a Berlin hotel.
A blinded Marine tries to adjust to civilian life.
Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.
A man suspected of murder charms a secretary into helping him.
A flyer dismissed as too old fights to prove himself against the Japanese.
A man murders his wife so he can be free to marry her sister.
A homemaking specialist who can't boil water is forced to provide a family holiday for a war hero.
A dedicated teacher sacrifices everything to send a young miner to Oxford.
A U.S. sub braves enemy waters during World War II.
A serviceman and a starlet find love at the star-staffed serviceman's center.
A small-town girl defies her father by falling for a soldier.
A French playboy gets serious when his country is threatened during World War II.
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
A flighty beauty marries a stockbroker for convenience and almost ruins both their lives.
Honeymooners in Washington get caught up in wartime crowding, with disastrous results.
A skipper-for-hire's romance with a beautiful drifter is complicated by his growing involvement with the French resistance.
A guerilla leader falls in love with a mysterious woman in World War II Lisbon.
In-law problems threaten a wartime marriage.
A meek novelist investigates the mysterious death of a notorious scoundrel.
Detectives masquerade as butler and maid to get the goods on a crook.
Devil's Island escapees join up with the Allies during World War II.
A Polish count and his English wife battle Nazi invaders.
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
A song-and-dance man's son stages a big show starring World War II soldiers.
Nazi agents pursue a German freedom-fighter and his family to Washington.
A composer finds inspiration in his wife's romantic cousin.
An ambitious woman doesn't care who she hurts in her drive to make her sister a star.
True story of U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' attempts to forge a wartime alliance with the Soviet Union.
Nazis and entertainers are involved in an inventor''''s murder.
A Mountie tracks a downed Nazi flyer through the Canadian wilderness.
Two writers, friends since childhood, fight over their books and lives.
A flying ace's romance with a princess creates diplomatic problems.
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
An American gets caught up in wartime action in Turkey.
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
Resistance fighters battle the Nazis in occupied Norway.
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
A night-club singer on the lam marries a South American rubber planter to escape the law.
A society girl pushes her working class boyfriend into politics.
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
An elderly woman turns sheriff to clear her granddaughter of murder charges.
In the Canadian wilderness, an accused murderer takes the place of a dead Mountie.
A gangster hides out in a boardinghouse full of eccentrics.
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
An actress hopes to regain her lost son by making it to the top.
A reporter tries to nail a gambling-ship owner for murder.
A brave young policeman single-handedly takes on a vicious criminal gang.
A lady spy uses a British nobleman''s home in her undercover work for the Germans.
An insurance investigator gets caught between cops and crooks when he hides the beneficiary of a million-dollar policy.
An embezzler''''s wife begs his boss for forgiveness, only to fall in love with him.
A millionaire helps a pretty lady violinist with her career.
A murder defendant falls for his alleged victim''''s daughter.
A northwoods lumberjack unwittingly marries his best friend''''s girl.
A hard-living dockworker finds religion until his brother is murdered.
A cowboy sets out to avenge his father''''s lynching.
A teen-aged sleuth tries to clear one of her father''''s friends of a murder charge.
A young delinquent defies his sister to join a tough street gang.
A young misfit lands on a prison chain gang and falls for the foreman's daughter.
A teen-aged sleuth helps two old ladies deal with the "haunting" of their mansion.
A race-car driver tries to keep his kid brother from taking to the track.
A reporter poses as a jewel smuggler to unmask a criminal gang.
A teen-aged sleuth sets out to prove a young girl innocent of murder charges.
Pilot brothers vie for the same woman.
A lady reporter adopts the young delinquent her crime exposes helped send to jail.
An aging man clashes with his social-climbing daughter-in-law.
Secret Service agents try to solve the theft of treasury banknote plates.
After digging up the dirt on local politicians, a newswoman decides to run for office.
A government agent battles smugglers.
A jockey trains a blind horse for the Grand National.
A reporter gets himself sent to prison to expose a mobster.
The Secret Service investigates a fleet of gambling ships.
A daring lady reporter sets out to catch a blackmailer.
A young tough takes the rap for a hardened gangster.
A murderer returns from the grave with a thirst for blood.
An FBI agent risks his life to infiltrate Nazi sympathizers in the U.S.
A hobby-mad family makes their obsessions pay off.
Family who witness a murder are pursued by gangsters.
Personal conflicts flare between competitors in a women's air race.
A group of delinquents get shipped to military school.
A group of delinquents get shipped to military school.
Rival detectives fall in love when they''''re forced to work together.
A football scout tries to get a legendary runner back into the game.
A female reporter gets herself arrested so she can interview a gangster''s moll.
A waiter becomes a singing prizefighter.
A scatterbrained waitress invests her inheritance in a broken-down race horse and a sweepstakes ticket.
A compassionate teacher tries to reach a spoiled tomboy.
A timid advertising man learns to fight for the girl of his dreams.
A missing boy''''s lookalike takes his place and raises havoc.
A leading lady falls for a married architect who's invested in her play.
Even a jail term for contempt can''''t keep reporter Torchy Blane from investigating the case of a murdered department store owner.
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
A Hollywood star falls for a broken down aristocrat.
A gangster finds the straight life ain't so simple.
An ambitious newspaper woman traces bank robbers to an ocean liner.
A small-town boy wins a Hollywood talent contest.
A nightclub owner and a bandleader compete for the lead singer''''s heart.
Three western girls make unhappy marriages at the turn of the century.
A singing cowboy turns out to be a tenderfoot.
A Canadian Mounted Policeman searches for the outlaws who robbed a freighter.
An orphan searching for her father softens a gangster''''s heart.
A mysterious woman tries to help her son''''s foster family without revealing her true identity.
Three childhood friends get mixed up with gangsters.
A small-town family's peaceful life is shattered when one daughter falls for a rebellious musician.
A hospitalized detective probes the murder of a fellow patient.
A crusading warden sets out to improve conditions at a reform school.
A wrestling promoter stranded in the South pits his star grappler against a lady blacksmith.
An unemployed architect falls in love with an heiress.
A dizzy young girl falls into crime but wins her lawyer's heart.
An Army base murder investigation dredges up strange secrets.
A publicist falls for his most difficult client's daughter.
An ambitious secretary uses the men in her life to turn herself into a radio star.
A sporting-goods salesman poses as a jockey to stimulate sales.
A lowly private becomes attached to a trained military horse.
A detective tries to solve a murder in a house full of suspects.
An insurance man tangles with a fraud ring.
A stage star's rampant ambition leads to murder.
An impoverished widow fights scandal for the sake of her four children.
A prison chaplain tries to help a man framed for murder prove his innocence.
Female reporter Torchy Blane tries to crack a counterfeiting case.
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
A flight commander in France almost cracks under the pressure of sending men to their deaths.
The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John.
Years after their break-up, a couple finds each other all over again.
A mobster tries to take over the trucking business.
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
A military cadet and his friends try to keep his marriage a secret.
Two wacky Hollywood writers drive their boss crazy while trying to help a pregnant waitress.
A college tennis star gives up the game for love.
A young boy''''s lookalike lands him in hot water.
Rival bus companies find an unusual go-between in a former auto racer.
A district attorney sells out to the mob until he falls for an honest girl.
A playboy turns over a new leaf and starts from the bottom of the family business.
A crooked sheriff tries to pin a rancher''''s death on the victim''''s son.
Texas Rangers take on cattle rustlers.
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
Outlaws lame a cowboy''''s horse on the eve of the Oklahoma land rush.
A Navy veteran with one leg fights to make himself a success.
A disgruntled factory worker is lured into joining a secret society out to terrorize foreigners.
A reporter risks lynching to prove that share croppers are being cheated.
A Broadway producer puts on a show at his alma mater.
An eccentric plays cupid for an elevator operator and a girl from Australia.
After a mine cave in, the rescue crew risks their lives to search for two trapped miners.
A Hollywood heartthrob helps a small-town girl achieve stardom.
A singing bandleader signs on with an all-girls band.
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
A ruthless cop gets mixed up with a man who''''s only turned to crime to help his crippled daughter.
An ambitious reporter forces her policeman boyfriend to let her help with a murder case.
Bigotry flares when a teacher is accused of killing a small-town girl in the South.
An average day brings a variety of comic problems to members of a British family.
Daffy detectives fight off a giant octopus in a haunted lighthouse.
A ne''''er-do-well learns the hard way that there''''s more to fire fighting than lying around the bunkhouse.
A convict's sister falls for the captain of the prison guards.
Electric linemen compete on the job and in love.
The famed writer risks his reputation to defend a Jewish army officer accused of treason.
Two songwriters want to cast a British star in their new show.
A mob-connected trainer grooms a bellhop for the boxing ring.
A reporter tries to win her editor's heart by solving a murder case.
A U.S. president's granddaughter fights a femme fatale to groom her husband for the White House.
A gangster's widow fights for love despite society's disapproval.
Reporter Torchy Blane walks out on her own wedding to solve the case of a murdered actor.
An outlaw frames a cowboy to steal his girl.
Out-of-work show folk stage a fake wedding to generate publicity.
A gullible "angel" sinks money into a doomed play.
A Chinese warlord holds three fugitives prisoner.
Russian nobles flee the revolution and take jobs in Paris as servants.
A lady lumberjack falls for one of her workers, not realizing it's a business rival in disguise.
A crusading radio reporter takes on civic corruption.
Two foster brothers studying medicine fall for the same woman.
A young Marine develops an inflated ego after winning a talent contest.
To win a bet, a society girl elopes with someone she hardly knows.
A squabbling stage couple gets mixed up with an amorous fan and her jealous suitor.
A businessman buys trouble when he hires his wife''s best friend as his secretary.
A glamorous singer commits murder to protect her daughter''''s virtue.
An idealistic doctor sacrifices his career to protect an elderly surgeon.
A reformed gambler risks his marriage when he returns to the betting table.
A scout risks his life to repair telegraph wires torn down by the Indians.
A young lawyer defends a hillbilly girl who killed her father in self defense.
Reporter Torchy Blane takes to the skies to track down a band of killers.
Brother-and-sister news tycoons try to save their niece from marrying the wrong man.
A crusading DA fights to get a nightclub hostess to testify against her gangster boss.
A plain-jane by day and a beauty by night, a secretary juggles two identities in order to keep her job and win her boss's heart.
An escaped convict''''s bride joins forces with the FBI.
An orphan runs off to a life of adventure, then returns to France in search of the girl he left behind.
A man on the run in the South Seas gets caught up in a romantic triangle.
Gangsters kidnap a timid poet with a knack for picking winning horses.
A sea captain has to live up to his tall tales when he''''s attacked by gangsters.
A disgraced jockey's son fights to clear the family name.
A cop goes undercover to crack an influential crime ring.
War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline. Dizzy is fooling with one of the younger pilot's girl-friend and due to this, he changes flights with Texas. Texas' plane crashes attempting to land on their airfield under extremly bad weather circumstances, he is killed in this accident. Dizzy feels guilty for his friend's death and takes the next flight under even worse circumstances, testing a new anti-ice device on the plane.
A radio commentator avenges an old wrong by blowing the whistle on Hollywood scandals.
A hockey star goes blind and has to fight for a new life.
A henpecked husband tries to help his daughter marry the man she loves and his wife loathes.
Napoleon's younger brother falls for a girl from Baltimore.
A song-and-dance man gets caught up in war and espionage.
A fake heiress marries a common reporter to thwart the advances of gold-digging playboys.
A flighty heiress and a down-to-earth reporter get stuck in a marriage of convenience.
True story of the French scientist''''s battle to establish modern medical methods.
After causing his friend's death, an animal trainer marries the man's daughter to atone.
A group of insurance salesmen try to get into show business.
A cowboy sets out to avenge the murder of his father years ago.
A meek businessman turns hero when he refuses to pay the mob for protection.
At the urging of his ambitious girlfriend, a salesman starts hawking tractors.
An eccentric millionaire hires a gold digger to run his business.
A reporter gets himself sent to prison so he can solve a murder behind bars.
When he comes to New York for a wedding, an out-of-towner makes trouble for all concerned.
God tests the human race in this reenactment of Bible stories set in the world of black American folklore.
A flight carrying government agents and gangsters must land in a dust storm.
A socialite has to give up the baby she bore to a married man.
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
An egotistical singing star makes a talented kid his protege.
Man mistaken for a murderer hides out while working on construction project.
A flyer sacrifices everything to open a transpacific airline.
Perry Mason looks into a trio of murders heralded by the shriek of a cat.
A playwright in search of solitude is besieged by three women.
A young man uses flattery to beat out a romantic rival.
A singing secret agent tracks down renegades at President Lincoln''''s request.
Salesman develops fake stock plan in new invention before it's finished.
A blackmailer's murder tears apart a well-off family.
Perry Mason''''s honeymoon with Della Street is interrupted by the murder of a scandal-sheet publisher.
A singing cowboy has to fight some crooked characters to win a pony express contract.
A coal worker gets mixed up in the mob''s efforts to infiltrate his union.
An aggressive agent turns a hotel porter into an overnight sensation.
A publicist doesn''t know that his famous chef client can''t cook.
Two Marine pilots vie for romance and glory.
A young fan tries to rehabilitate an alcoholic actress he''s fallen in love with.
After being unjustly sentenced to prison, a doctor escapes and becomes a notorious pirate.
A playwright descended from the Borgias becomes a murder suspect.
Two stranded showgirls enter a beauty contest to win the fare back home.
An ambitious Mexican-American gets mixed up with his boss's neurotic wife.
Shakespeare's classic about two pairs of lovers and an amateur actor who get mixed up with fairies.
A mob protege joins the FBI when a friend is gunned down.
Recent college graduates face the realities of the Great Depression.
A gambler sells his body to science to pay his debts.
A wealthy man escapes his wife's social pretensions in the arms of a burlesque queen.
A compulsive gambler loses everything.
True story of the legendary courtesan who was mistress to France''''s King Louis XV.
A cocky naval cadet clashes with an old friend serving with him.
A female doctor learns that her husband loves another woman.
An unscrupulous detective makes a killing locating missing heirs.
A hotheaded truck driver gets mixed up in a labor dispute.
A small-time auctioneer tries to break into society.
An actor uses his skills to protect his sister from her sinister husband.
A loving wife and mother tries to keep her eccentric family in line.
A crusading newspaper editor keeps digging into corruption, even when he''''s forced to write advice to the lovelorn.
After losing his hearing, a musician uses lip-reading to help others.
Production Companies (feature film)
An American gets caught up in wartime action in Turkey.
Four married sisters face financial problems as motherhood approaches.
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
A novelist pretends to be married to hold his fans at bay.
Three naval cadets graduate and help each other find jobs.
Airline stewardesses vie for the love of a dashing pilot.
A young inventor''s new marriage is jeopardized by financial problems.
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
Opposing lawyers face off in court over a land deal only to wind up in each other''''s arms.
A defense lawyer sets out to topple a powerful gangster.
A Central American plantation manager and his boss battle over a traveling showgirl.
A dying woman shares a shipboard romance with a criminal on his way to the gallows.
A British buccaneer holds the Spanish fleet at bay with the covert approval of Elizabeth I.
A wealthy culture vulture tries to steal a playwright from his actress wife.
After a failed hit, a mob chief recuperates in a monastery.
A fugitive from justice tries to get work in a western oil field.
A country bumpkin tries to save his millionaire pal from a gold-digging singer.
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
A Scottish lad and Irish lass risk their families' wrath by marrying.
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
A young gangster and his honest brother fall for the same woman.
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
A woman claims to have killed in self-defense, until a blackmailer turns up with incriminating evidence.
A French nobleman falls in love with his children's governess.
A braggart soldier learns the true meaning of heroism when he joins World War I's all-Irish unit.
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
A rebel spy poses as a wild West dance hall girl.
A veteran lady captain fights off competition.
Truck driving brothers are framed for murder by a lady psycho.
A British doctor hires an injured ballerina as a nanny for his son.
A lady doctor gets mixed up with a criminal gang.
A father returns to the family he left years earlier and tries to solve their problems.
Three WWI Army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peacetime.
A crusading reporter becomes a hardened convict when he's framed.
Elizabeth I''''s love for the Earl of Essex threatens to destroy her kingdom.
A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.
True story of Mexico's Abraham Lincoln and his fight against Napoleon's empire.
An unmarried mother gives her illegitimate child to her cousin.
On his release from prison, a crook tries to stop his brother from following in his footsteps.
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he's killed an opponent in the ring.
A college professor turns songwriter and falls for his lyricist.
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
An ex-con tries to help a group of hardened juvenile delinquents.
Three married women play matchmaker for their widowed sister.
A hoofer gets mixed up with a ballet dancer, triggering backstage jealousy.
This short film gives a behind-the-scenes look at the science fiction film "Soylent Green" (1973).
This short film presents the awards ceremony for the 1939 Academy Awards. Vitaphone Release 9780-9783.
This short film promotes the film "A Midsummer Night''''s Dream" (1935), and offers behind-the-scene footage of the creation of the film.
This promotional short, part of Warner Bros. studios publicity campaign for "42nd Street" (1933), presents the send-off for a 7-car train assembled in conjunction with the film.
This short film details the history of the "Friendship Train," created to travel across the U.S. to collect food for war ravaged countries in Europe.
This short film follows the history of a Polish family and its contributions to the war effort throughout U.S. history. Vitaphone Release 1266A.
A WWII patriotic wartime short showcasing the service bands of the U.S. Army, Army Air Force, Marines, and Navy. Vitaphone Release 1143A.
Starring James Stewart, this short film is designed to encourage recruits for the American Army Air Forces. Vitaphone Release 960-961A.
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