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A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
A monk deserts his calling to marry a beautiful woman he meets in the Sahara.
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A police detective''''s investigation of a prostitute''''s murder points to his best friend.
A philandering dentist asks his assistant to help him deal with his latest girlfriend.
An innocent young writer learns the ways of yellow journalism working for a top Chicago paper.
A bored tycoon turns to bank robbery and courts the insurance investigator assigned to bring him in.
When an aging philanthropist goes broke, her butler robs from the rich so she can give to the poor.
With the help of his handy guidebook, a window washer talks his way into the executive suite.
Missionaries to the Hawaiian Islands fight nature, disease and their own passions.
A crooked lawyer trumps up an insurance case for a cameraman injured at a pro football game.
An American military officer discovers his superiors are planning a military coup.
A journalist sets out to expose a female sex expert but falls for her instead.
A small-town songwriter tries to sell his work to a stranded singing star.
A Parisian policeman gives up everything for the love of a free-living prostitute.
A ruthless fight promoter tries to turn a singing mechanic into a champion.
A conservative attorney considering a divorce gets involved with an emotionally fragile dancer in New York.
A farm boy rises to noble heights to protect a princess from an evil wizard.
A woman''''s desperate search for love leads to an affair with her husband''''s law partner.
A malicious student tries to destroy the teachers at a girls' school.
An aspiring executive lets his bosses use his apartment for assignations, only to fall for the big chief's mistress.
(Dra ''60,BW). Christopher Knight, Frank Gorshin, Venetia Stevenson, Carolyn Craig, Jack Nicholson, Dick Foran. A young man attempts to break away from his ghetto existence in this adaptation of the controversial James T. Farrell novel about Chicago''s South Side district during the 1920s. Scripted and produced by Philip Yordan. Jack Nicholson stands out as one of Studs'' cronies.
Two musicians on the run from gangsters masquerade as members of an all-girl band.
Americans take a vital hill in Korea but have trouble holding it.
The boarders at an English resort struggle with emotional problems.
Feuding families vie for water rights in the old West.
A reformed outlaw is among the hostages when his former colleagues rob a train.
A group of frustrated office workers try to give their engaged friend a big send-off.
A crooked press agent stoops to new depths to help an egotistical columnist break up his sister's romance.
A stray dog brings together a young boy and an old man in the Georgia swamps.
A former sheriff hunts down the seven men who killed his wife.
A mild-mannered lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he takes over a little league team.
A wealthy businessman sets out to find his long-lost illegitimate son.
A madcap woman's guardian angel tries to save her marriage.
After being hypnotized into committing murder, a young musician has to reconstruct his actions to clear his name.
A racketeer saves his daughter''''s no-good husband from the chair but lives to regret it.
An unscrupulous movie producer blackmails an unhappy star into signing a new contract.
Scout and wagon-train guide Kirby Randolph (John Payne) hates all Indians, particularly Kiowa Chief Satank (George Keymas), whose massacre of an entire wagon-train of settlers led by Kirby, has led to his ostracism and neither he nor his pal Sam Beekman (Slim Pickens) can get jobs. Aurelie St. Clair (Faith Domergue), who owns half of an ammunition shipment for sale in Santa Fe to Mexican insurrectionaries, protests when he partner Jess Griswold (Rod Cameron) hires Kirby and Sam as guides. When Kirby saves them all from a wild horse stampede instigated by Satank, she changes her mind and she and Kirby fall in love, although Kirby does not realize she is half-Indian. Jess, who is also in love with Aurelie and wanting to get rid of Kirby, sends his servant Chavez (Anthony Caruso) to Satank offering to deliver Kirby to the Chief in return for safe passage for the wagon train. But, Satank plans to get both Kirby and the wagon train.
A man in search of his wayward wife agrees to defend a Western town from a ruthless landowner.
Tale about life in a special prison farm in California, where the program is about treating the prisoners with humanity and minimal security to enhance their moral attitudes about paying for their crimes out of their own volition.
Jock Mahoney, Peggie Castle, Adele Jergens, William Bishop, Chubby Johnson. Undercover agent Rose Granger is sent to the western village of Oaktown to investigate the delay in a railroad installation. Director Fred F. Sears and star Jock Mahoney previously worked together as actors in Charles Starrett''s "Durango Kid" series.
A trashy blonde lures a saloon owner away from his wife.
As projected here, a thinly-disguised NASA, working with nuclear rockets, is ready for manned flights in the mid-fifties...but Dr. Ralph Harrison doesn't think so, and resigns in protest. Colleague Prof. Nordstrom promptly enlists his aid in developing an alternative robot Spaceman! Naturally, foreign spies are keenly interested... Uses documentary footage of early space research.
Two LA detectives get in over their heads when they get involved with a nightclub singer who holds the key to the missing loot from a New York elevator robbery. Once they find the money, they are tempted to keep it and betrayal and corruption come to run the order of things.
A lady saloon owner battles a female rancher out to frame her for murder.
Two womanizers fall for a woman determined to keep her virginity.
A scientist keeps an unscrupulous tycoon's brain alive and falls under its influence.
A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.
A woman discovers her husband has another family in another city.
A tempestuous girl from the swamps ignites passions when she moves into the business world.
Nuclear tests set a dormant prehistoric monster on a path of destruction.
It's nearly Christmas, but Mike Hammer is on the vengeance trail when Jack, his wartime buddy, is murdered. Hotheaded Hammer sets out to find the killer, working his way through an increasingly large pile of suspects (and corpses). Along the way, he meets a new love interest, psychologist Charlotte Manning, a treacherous Santa, a gangster named Kalecki, and two weird sisters, the Bellamy twins.
In the 1850s San Francisco newspaper editor Jim Martin seeks the help of wealthy miner Rick Nelson in ousting crooked politician Andrew Cain. Cain's girlfriend Adelaide falls in love with Rick. Rick and the bad guy shoot it out with shotguns on horseback.
Actor Lester Blaine has all but landed the lead in Myra Hudson's new play when Myra vetoes him because, to her, he doesn't look like a "romantic leading man." On a train from New York to San Francisco, Blaine sets out to prove Myra wrong...by romancing her. Is he sincere, or does he have a dark ulterior motive? The answer brings on a game of cat and mouse; but who's the cat and who's the mouse?
A faded film star fights to hold on to her past glamour despite failing finances.
Two performers get lost on a tropical island and are rescued by the local natives. They are advised by the chief's daughter that a scientist - who just happens to remsemble legendary film icon Bela Lugosi - can help them off the Island.
A swordsman and poet helps another man woo the woman he loves.
A crook on the run hides out in an innocent girl's apartment.
An escaped mental patient tries to prove he''''s not a serial killer.
An emotional teenager takes on the mob when gangsters beat up his father.
Deep in the South American jungle plantation manager Barney Chavez (Raymond Burr) kills his elderly employer in order to get to his beautiful wife (Barbara Payton). However, an old native witch witnesses the crime and puts a curse on Barney, who soon after finds himself turning nightly into a rampaging gorilla. But is his transformation real or is it all in his head?
The film was based on the popular daytime Mutual Broadcasting Company radio program that originated from New York on April 30, 1945 as "Queen For Today" and moved to Hollywood a few months later as "Queen For A Day", with Jack Bailey, former vaudeville music man and World's Fair barker, as the emcee host. The five-times-a-week, thirty minute doses spun over to television and lasted into the 70's. Bailey, in pre-airing interviews with audience members, would select 3-4 contestants who would pour out their (mostly pitiful) hearts explaining why they deserved to be Queen For A Day, and the audience selected the winner. The movie version was comprised of three short story segments which led some character to the television program.
A paraplegic veteran fights his own bitterness to build a new life.
Big-time racketeer Martin Martin (Pat O'Brien), on the eve of his projected move into New York politics, barely escapes the District Attorney's men who attempt to arrest him for a murder committed five-years earlier by Martin and his former partner Dane Cory (Wayne Morris.) Martin, who knows that Cory has copped a plea with the D.A. to save himself, arranges a meeting. At the meeting, Cory's henchman, Cute Freddie (Harry Bronson), shoots Martin and the latter kills Freddie. Cory hides in the Greenwich Village apartment of his girl friend, burlesque queen Lily White (Dolores Moran.) With them is Lily's six-year-old daughter, Elsie (Gayle Reed), and her dog Skipper. Martin trails Cory, but weakened by his bullet wound, is forced to seek refuge in an abandoned building next to Lily's. Bad-to-the-bone Cory kicks Skipper and the dog finds shelter with Martin, where Elsie finds them sleeping. Martin is charmed by Elsie and the dog, whom he names Johnny One-Eye, and takes the animal to a vet (Donald Woods) who can't help the dog but does take the bullet slug out of Martin. Barely eluding capture, Martin returns to the building where Elsie tells him she is Lily's daughter, and that Cory is hiding in their house. Later Cory follows Elsie to where Martin is hiding. She is caught in the line of fire and, to save her, Martin exposes himself for a fatal wound from Cory but not before he kills Cory. His last words to a policeman are: "Buy Elsie another dog, and make sure he has two good eyes."
An unscrupulous boxer claws his way to the top.
A crooked lawyer tries to protect his numbers running brother from a ruthless crime boss.
A false rumor spreads through a town about the relationship between a teenage girl and an older sophisticated man.
A woman's dream marriage to a multi-millionaire turns into a nightmare when she discovers he's insane.
A black G.I. faces racism while fighting for his country in World War II.
Perry Ashwell is a self-satisfied child psychologist who takes his colleagues and wife somewhat for granted. So confident is he of his position that he introduces rich attractive painter Octavio Quaglini to his office and home. Quaglini is no respecter of convention, and April Ashwell is extremely attractive.
In winter of 1938, Paris is crowded with refugees from the Nazis, who live in the black shadows of night, trying to evade deportation. One such is Dr. Ravic, who practices medicine illegally and stalks his old Nazi enemy Haake with murder in mind. One rainy night, Ravic meets Joan Madou, a kept woman cast adrift by her lover's sudden death. Against Ravic's better judgement, they become involved in a doomed affair; matters come to a crisis on the day war is declared.
A concert pianist dying of tuberculosis fall for her doctor.
Writer Georges Duroy (George Sanders) is one social-climbing S.O.B. who does most of his climbing over the warm (and cold) bodies of women. He begins with Rachel (Marie Wilson), a hanger-on in the cafes and Folies Bergere crowd, and then moves on to dally with Clotilde de Morelle (Angela Lansbury.) Always striving to move upward on the social scale, he ditches her to marry Madeleine Forestier (Ann Dvorak). Now he gets on the fast track. He persuades Madame Walter (Katherine Emery), the wife of his publisher, to fall in love with him, and then compromises Madeleine to frame a divorce, so he can pursue Madame Walter's daughter, Suzanne (Susan Douglas, before somebody decided her later-married name was her most-often used screen name.) He moves along so well that ere long he is in legal position to usurp the title of one of France's most noble houses. The moral, at the end, is it is okay to mess with French women, but triffling with French titles is going too far.
A young boxer slugs his way out of the slums only to fall prey to organized crime.
The Devil sends a murdered gangster to Earth as a respected judge.
A hotel manager in postwar Casablanca tackles renegade Nazis.
Reformed racketeer "Lucky" Leeds (Paul Kelly)flees from the police when he thinks they are about to arrest him for a murder he didn't commit. He and his wife Patti (Hillary Brooke) fly to his privately-owned remote island and have to crash land. Also on the island is a group of shipwrecked people, including a German professor (Ftitz Leiber), his daughter (Osa Massen), an English journalist, a wealthy widow, a sailor and a Nazi Agent. Just before the professor dies, he gives Leeds a map showing the location of uranium deposits. The Nazi agent's accomplices arrive by plane, and Leeds and Patti engage them in a gun battle.
Guests at a remote island mansion realize a crazed killer is stalking them.
War correspondent Ernie Pyle joins an Army platoon during World War II to learn what battle is really about.
A penniless veteran is mistaken for a millionaire playboy.
Biff and Jeff, two American G.I.'s on furlough in Australia during The Second World War, are enjoying their time the way most soldiers on leave do. When they meet the beautiful Joyce, however, they both fall head over heels for her, and start competing for her attentions. As their R&R time begins to run out, the schemes they each come up with to win her affection and foil the other's plans to do the same become more and more outrageous.
An American family takes in a young German relative and discovers he''''s been indoctrinated with Nazi propaganda.
An American symphonic conductor trapped in Russia during World War II helps with the resistance.
A Harvard graduate serving on a battleship is faced with the realities of war.
A French Resistance fighter discovers he''s a dead ringer for a Nazi official.
A wheelchair-bound doctor tries to prove a convicted killer's innocence.
Three young surgeons vie to replace the legendary Dr. Kildare.
A young girl has to overcome social prejudice when she falls for a wealthy young man.
Blind detective Duncan Maclain gets mixed up with enemy agents and murder when he tries to help an old friend with a rebellious stepdaughter.
Three small-town spinsters adopt a baby.
Siamese twins, separated in infancy, join forces to avenge their parents' murder.
A freedom fighter leads a double life in his battle against a ruthless dictator.
Frontiersman Kit Carson fights off Indian attacks on the trail to California.
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.
A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.
When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.
An eccentric millionaire, unable to locate his only granddaughter, decides to divide his estate among a group of people less close to him: his niece and nephew, his attorney, his doctor, and his housekeeper. But complications and murder arise when two different women turn up, claiming to be the granddaughter.
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