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To save it from being put to death, Professor Albert Dooley takes home a dumb duck from the research laboratory, which accidentally was exposed to X-rays. At home he discovers that it lays now golden eggs. Since he's broke all the time, his family welcomes this new source of income greatly, and tries to keep it secret. But their greedy neighbors become suspicious.
A Jewish widow falls in love with a Japanese businessman.
The pilot for the series of the same title. The exploits of Eliot Ness, the leader of an elite group of Treasury Department agents assigned to battle the underworld. In the pilot episode, broadcast as two one-hour segments of "Desilu Playhouse," Ness attempts to break up Al Capone's gang.
A drama critic and his family try to adjust to life in the country.
In the maelstrom of Pre-Civil War Kansas, a government agent infiltrates the vigilante group called the Jayhawks.
Rock-n-roll promoter Alan Freed searches for a talent contest''''s mysterious winner.
A reformed bank robber has to choose between his former gang and doing the right thing.
An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
George Montgomery, Randy Stuart, Gregg Barton, Kim Charney, Susan Cummings. A retired sheriff and his former partner find themselves on opposite sides of the law when local ranchers feud over valuable railroad property.
A reporter attempts to thwart the attack of giant radioactive grasshoppers.
An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career.
A grounded flier gets mixed up with smugglers in Madrid.
Flop vaudeville performer Len Carmody is adopted by Kelly, a trained dog abandoned by Malo's dog act. When Kelly joins Len's ho-hum song and dance, a popular comedy act is born. On the train, Len meets young Mina Van Runkel, daughter of a movie producer in desperate need of new talent (it's 1930). Successful in making "dog pictures," can Len stand being second banana to Kelly? Complications: a pallid romantic triangle...and the reappearance of Kelly's original owner.
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
A public relations man must cope with revelations about a wartime romance.
An alleged coward tries to redeem himself by reclaiming General Custer''''s body.
Two half-wits drive cross country to Hollywood in their search for stardom.
The co-owner of a racetrack discovers that his partner has sold out to a gangster. The gangster plans to take sole control of the track and plans to get rid of his new partner. The partner's problems are just beginning, though, as he finds himself involved with a beautiful woman who, unknown to him, was involved in a hit-and-run and is trying to set him up for the crime.
A corset designer takes a job selling barbed wire in the wild West.
In present-day U.S., Dr. Michael Parker, a prominent surgeon, unexpectedly runs into his German-born wife whom he thought was dead. Victor, an artist and his "dead" wife's now boyfriend, berates Dr. Parker for "killing" her. The bulk of the story flashes back to Austria during World War II as we learn how Dr. Parker met and married his wife, and the one mistake that may have cost him his family.
Ex-lumberjack Brad Collins (Dennis Morgan) and mining engineer Grady Mathews (William Talman) find uranium in the Colorado badlands. While Grady guards the claim, Brad goes to register it in town, where he meets and marries Jean Williams (Patricia Medina.) Returning to the claim, Brad learns that Jean was once Grady's fiancee, which is not a big stretch of the arm of coincidence in Sam Katzman's Clover Productions. Grady, as one would expect, is somewhat put out and leaves the mine in Brad's hands, while he hooks up with a confidence man and engineers a scheme to break the back of Brad's somewhat rapidly-created mining empire.
Partners in a run-down amusement park try to adopt two children.
A ballerina becomes a gambler's lucky charm.
Space invaders attack Washington D.C.
A Mexican boy accused of rape and murder becomes a pawn for Communists and red-baiters.
An air-corps pioneer stands trial for criticizing his superiors.
Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.
Questioned as a murder suspect, solid (but drunk) citizen Al Willis attacks his police questioners, is beaten, and swears vengeance against them. Next night, Lieut. Parks is murdered; Willis is the only suspect in the eyes of tough Chief Conroy, who pursues him doggedly despite lack of evidence. The obsessed Conroy is dismissed from the force, but continues to harass Willis, who flees to a sleazy town on the Mexican border. Of course, Conroy follows. But which is crazy, Conroy or Willis?
A western about a Texan who robs a train in an effort to prevent his father from committing the crime, a young girl who attempts to help him after learning about the theft, and a cowboy friend who demands a share of the money.
Confederate spies try to keep the President's emissary from delivering a peace treaty to the Sioux.
A woman flees westward after witnessing a mob killing.
Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickcok fight to create a pony express route in California.
A survivor of the battle at the Alamo returns home to find his family has been killed by a bunch of thugs disguised as Mexican soldiers. He then grows intent on enacting revenge despite the lack of support for his cause.
Three young men train to become motorcycle cops.
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
Allied soldiers race to rescue a Japanese admiral held by Chinese warlords.
A tempestuous girl from the swamps ignites passions when she moves into the business world.
A playwright and his wife search the past for the key to saving their troubled marriage.
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
The hillbilly farmers try to raise money to send their daughter to college.
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
The "Silver Kid" is an orphan who is deputized by the marshal of Silver City to help rid the town of a gang of gold mine claim-jumpers who will kill anyone who stands in their way.
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
Two cowhands sign on to protect a wagon train.
An Apache of mixed blood tries to make peace between Indians and whites.
Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired miner and pharmacist. Doc and David become fast friends in their scenic outdoor rambles. But when they discover a hidden treasure, the idyllic interlude gives way to more troubles and a strange coincidence.
A country lawyer moves his family to Los Angeles.
Deaf boxer Paul Callan captures the interest of gold-digging blonde Sonya Bartow and retired fight manager 'Pop' Richardson. For a time, Sonya has the upper hand with Paul, but ultimately a rival appears in the shape of upper-crust reporter Ann Hollis. With a 3-way fight under way for influence over Paul, he takes matters into his own hands, but learns that getting what he wanted isn't necessarily a happy ending.
The true story of World War II''''s all Japanese-American unit.
A tycoon rises to the top in 19th-century San Francisco through greed and corruption.
A bitter divorcee thinks back on the mistakes that destroyed her marriage.
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
A small-town reporter investigates a mysterious group holed up in a country lodge.
Sixty-five-year-old John Hodges must retire from Acme Printing. He later impersonates the president of the parent company and arrives at his old plant on an inspection tour. Acme president McKinley is so nervous not even his beautiful secretary Harriet can calm him. McKinley's wife Lucille becomes infatuated with Hodges. Many further complications ensue.
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
Fanciful musical biography of wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley.
A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. As the three await news of his rescue at a mountain cabin, they recall incidents from five years earlier and why they were forced to give up their son.
Mother-and-daughter singers compete for the same role and the same man.
From the trial of the survivors, we flash back to amoral crook Ralph Cotter's violent prison break, assisted by Holiday Carleton, sister of another prisoner...who doesn't make it. Soon Ralph manipulates the grieving Holiday into his arms, and two crooked cops follow her into his pocket. Ralph's total lack of scruple brings him great success in a series of robberies. But his easy conquest of gullible heiress Margaret Dobson proves more dangerous to him than any crime...
A daffy door-to-door saleswoman blunders into a murder investigation.
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
A reporter gets a job as a prison guard to document inhuman conditions.
Police try to get the goods on a phony seance racket.
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
A beloved old man is secretly Mister 880, an amateurish counterfeiter.
A chic New York couple is torn apart by a seductive model.
Billy the Kid (Murphy) becomes embroiled in Lincoln County, NM, land wars. When rancher who gave him a break is killed by rival henchman, Billy vows revenge. New employer takes advantage of his naivete to kill rivals, lets the Kid take rap. Kid takes to the hills with friends until caught. Escapes hanging but remains in area to be near employer's young wife (Storm) with whom he's infatuated. Falls into trap by Pat Garrett and is shot down while gazing at woman thru window.
A doctor leaves his wealthy family to work in the slums.
A man awakens from a coma to discover he's accused of treason.
A cowboy is accused of his father''s murder.
Two marshals take on a Wild West Robin Hood.
An out-of-work movie director turns a carnival girl into a French heiress to make her a star.
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
Max Monetti is consumed with vengeance for his brothers after their betrayal of his father Gino. But after remembering his past, especially his relationship with Irene Bennett, Max realizes that his father had caused all the tension within the family and makes peace with his brothers.
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism.
A town supports the memory of an aspiring actress who dies before her first film premieres.
A lovelorn actress shares her apartment with a lonely soldier.
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
A dying millionaire gives his fortune to a working girl, then recovers and tries to get it back.
An heiress discovers her racehorse is the reincarnation of her rich uncle, back to win the Kentucky Derby.
A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.
A harried, overworked advertising executive is being pursued romantically by one of his clients, a successful perfume magnate ... and his former fiancée. The latest client of the agency is a psychiatrist and author of a new book. When the executive goes over to discuss the ad campaign, the psychiatrist turns out to be a woman. But what does he really need? Romance? Or analysis?
A downed pilot looks back on his life as he awaits rescue in the South Pacific.
A neglected wife gets mixed up with an hypnotic charmer and murder.
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
One of the four films in the Pine-Thomas series based on radio's long-running "Big Town." This time out, society editor Lorelei Kilbourne (Hillary Brooke) is assigned to the police beat. Her paper, "The Illustrated Press", following its usual policy of socially-correct muckraking by crusading editor Steve Wilson, is putting heat on the chief of police (Robert Shayne.) But Lorelei believes the chief is qualified to do the job. She and managing editor Steve Wilson (Philip Reed), who, in the film series, is wrong more often than right, discover a corpse and then proceed to help the police solve the crime. The police chief lends enough of a helping hand to be vindicated.
Playboy Larry Blandon (Damian O'Flynn) introduces his grandmother Stella Blandon (Clara Blandick) to his fiancee, radio singer Virginia Berneaux (Ramsay Ames). Despite Larry's record of broken romances and divorces, Virginia decides she will marry him. Virginia is slain that night and Blandon telephones his friend Philo Vance (William Wright) to help find the killer. Even as they talk, the killer strikes again and Philo hears Larry fall dead. Philo begins his investigation with Alexis Carnova (Leon Belasco), Virginia's manager, and the two go to Larry's home, where Stella tells them that the motive for the killing might be Larry's will that names the six women in his life as heirs and if any die before the will is probated, the others will divide the shares. They also learn that Katherine Corbett (Phyllis Planchard), the first of Larry's wives, has been murdered. Suspicion now falls on Lorena Sims (Terry Austin), a former wife who has been a patient at a sanitarium suffering from a nervous ailment. All of the deaths have been by poison and Lorena had access to it at the sanitarium. Philo uncovers another piece of information that leads him to break into the Blandon home just as Stella is about to give Lorena a glass of warm milk.
A private eye becomes the dupe of a homicidal moll.
When Blondie mistakes a gold watch Dagwood carries home as her anniversary gift, it leads Dagwood into trouble with his boss, a loan shark, and crooked building contractors.
A tough veteran sets out to solve his war buddy's murder.
An ad man fights off his wife''''s attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
A detective tries to identify a shrunken head found in a crashed cargo plane.
Near the end of World War II, the Allies must find out how much the Axis knows about building atomic bombs. The OSS recruits a physicist, Alvah Jesper, to reach his former colleague, Katerin Lodor, now in Switzerland, and bring her out for debriefing. He reaches her, but a German agent is quickly onto him, and Lodor dies. Jesper must now get into Italy, go underground with the help of Gina, a resistance leader, and convince Polda, a physicist there, to leave with him. Polda won't go until his daughter is rescued from German detention. As Jesper's pal Pinky works on rescuing Polda's daughter and as time for escape runs down, Jesper and Gina fall in love.
Viperish Francine Huber seduces visiting salesman Sam Crane. Sam later finds out that Francine is married to a business associate of his and decides to have no more to do with her. Francine is relentless and soon gets Sam involved in trying to cover up her husband's embezzling activities and ultimately implicates him in a murder.
A detective hides key evidence in a murder case rather than reveal he was cheating on his wife.
A U.S. agent recruits a German expatriate to infiltrate a Nazi spy ring in Brazil.
A man murders his wife so he can be free to marry her sister.
During WWII, five brothers enlist in the Navy and are assigned to serve on the same ship.
A girl is raised as a native while living on a tropical island.
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
A young bride who comes from a rich family has a hard time adjusting to life in a boarding house with other soldiers and their wives. Her spoiled ways cause resentment from the other wives and problems with her husband.
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
Ukrainian villagers unite to fight off invading Nazis.
An independent driver organizes other truckers to fight a corrupt executive.
Five officer candidates fight to prove their mettle during training.
Resistance fighters battle the Nazis in occupied Norway.
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
An American agent tries to keep Axis spies from blowing up the Panama Canal.
A migrant laborer becomes a champion of farm workers'' rights.
An ex-con becomes a daredevil photojournalist.
The body count rises during the competition for a family inheritance.
Two reporters take on a murder ring at the state pen.
A radio broadcaster tries to reform a gangster's moll who has been sent up the river.
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
The FBI tracks Nazi agents to a luxury hotel.
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
A saboteur rigs a bomb to destroy a strategic oil field.
Dedicated aircraft workers compete for the same girl.
A circus manager turns a young farm boy into a star lion tamer.
A woman discovers her respectable husband is a notorious gangster.
A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce.
A reporter and a police detective sort through the clues in a night-club owner''''s murder.
A prizefighter's swelled head endangers his marriage.
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
An aspiring mystery writer stumbles on to a real murder.
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
An undercover cop finds himself on the wrong side of the law when the mob discovers his true identity.
A thriller writer tries to impress a young woman by pretending to be tied to a murder.
A dying woman shares a shipboard romance with a criminal on his way to the gallows.
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
Society sleuth Philo Vance tangles with foreign agents when he investigates the murder of an aircraft manufacturer.
A reporter tries to nail a gambling-ship owner for murder.
A rebel spy poses as a wild West dance hall girl.
In the Canadian wilderness, an accused murderer takes the place of a dead Mountie.
A brave young policeman single-handedly takes on a vicious criminal gang.
A braggart soldier learns the true meaning of heroism when he joins World War I's all-Irish unit.
An industrialist values money over his family''''s happiness.
Three WWI Army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peacetime.
The misadventures of a married couple with conflicting careers: Fran, the wife, a doctor, and Paul, her husband, a real estate broker. The pilot episode relates Fran's efforts to surprise Paul with an intimate dinner for their wedding anniversary.
This educational short, produced in cooperation with the United States Army, focuses on the status of battle tanks and training in the U.S. Army. Vitaphone Release 496-497A.
Short subject on the part that the pony express played during the election of President Lincoln and the news of the Civil War.
This short film presents four key incidents in the public life of Andrew Jackson. Vitaphone Release 9590-9591.
When a beauty queen tries to make it in Hollywood, she learns stardom comes at a price in this short film. Vitaphone Release 88-89A.
This short historical film focuses on the creation of the Monroe Doctrine. Vitaphone Release 9436-9437.
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