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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 24, 1948|
|Born:||December 2, 1894||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Aitkin, Minnesota, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
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 detective uses psychological warfare to get a confession out of a murderous student.
A young man''''s efforts to investigate his father''''s death and stop his mother from re-marrying land him in an insane asylum.
A reformed thief goes undercover to stop Nazi agents from hijacking planes.
Michael Lanyard, alias the Lone Wolf and his man Friday, Jamison (Eric Blore), pick up Eve Andrews (Marguerite Chapman), when her car is wrecked. At her place, they discover the body of wealthy playboy Harry Cooper (Gerald Mohr) and are arrested. Inspector Crane (Thurston Hall), who doesn't believe the Lone Wolf has reformed, discovers jewels are missing. Lanyard and Jamison escape. Lanyard learns Cooper was blackmailing Eve, Sonia Budenney (Tala Birell), wife of a famous physician, and Jane Merrick (Mona Barrie), famous actress. He is spotted by gossip columnist Sidney Shaw (Warren Ashe), who agrees not to turn him in if he can tag along. Lanyard learns that Cooper planned to meet a woman at the airport. Hurrying there, he spots the girl and has Jamison trail her. Later, as he is questioning the girl, Patricia (Margaret Hayes), she is shot and wounded. After being turned in twice by Shaw and escaping , despite his promise not to do so, Lanyard and Jamison return again to Patricia's apartment where he learns that she is Shaw's wife.
A reformed criminal hunts Nazi spies in London during the Blitz.
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
A British nobleman undergoes a startling transformation when he's bitten by a gypsy werewolf.
In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dancehall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.
A reformed jewel thief fights to clear his name when he's framed for murder.
A reformed jewel thief tries to clear a society beauty of murder charges.
A tough pioneer woman needs a young man's help in fighting land grabbers and finding love.
A reformed thief tracks down a missing stamp collection and a kidnapped businessman.
A reformed jewel thief helps an heiress retrieve a stolen necklace.
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
After catching her husband with his secretary, a young wife goes to work for his business rival.
The Three Musketeers rescue the king''''s unjustly imprisoned twin.
The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's uncle fixes her up with Bill at a company picnic. When the two go out to a nightclub that night, Gracie inadvertently links Bill to the murder of a thug after finding the dead body and Bill's cigarette case at the scene of the crime. While being questioned at the club, she meets Vance who's investigating the homicide. After Gracie's bungled attempts to solve the case, Vance decides it might be easier to have her working with him. Despite Gracie's "help," the two eventually find the real killer.
A spy forces a reformed jewel thief to crack the safe where plans for an anti-aircraft gun are stored.
A D.A.''''s personal life mirrors the love-triangle murder he''''s prosecuting.
A working woman doesn''''t want to give up her career when she marries.
A reformed jewel thief helps detectives track down a criminal.
When she kills a blackmailer, a woman is defended by the son she abandoned years earlier.
A Spanish spy masquerades as a singer to sabotage Napoleon's forces.
When he comes to New York for a wedding, an out-of-towner makes trouble for all concerned.
Perry Mason''''s honeymoon with Della Street is interrupted by the murder of a scandal-sheet publisher.
Broadway hopefuls put on a show.
Movie star Mavis Arden, as amorous in private as she is pure in public, gets involved with a politician despite her watchdog publicist Morgan. Planning to meet her beau again at the next stop on her personal appearance tour, Mavis is stranded at a remote rural boarding house, with a pretentious landlady, sensible old maid, rabid film fan waitress...and strapping young mechanic Bud Norton, whom to Mavis is just the plaything of an idle hour...
In the second screen version of The Maltese Falcon, a detective is caught between a lying seductress and a lady jewel thief.
A widowed duchess enlists an American thief to save her from blackmail.
Perry Mason tries to stay on the wagon while investigating the murder of a crooked beauty contest promoter.
A guilt-ridden pilot finds a new outlook on life when he falls for a society girl.
Perry Mason helps a young woman whose supposedly dead husband suddenly returns to life.
An actress''''s manager tries to keep her from leaving the stage for marriage.
A wealthy man escapes his wife's social pretensions in the arms of a burlesque queen.
A fake doctor sets up a lucrative high-society practice.
Society sleuth Philo Vance looks into a murder near a mysterious "dragon pool."
Perry Mason gets caught between feuding neighbors who claim to be married to the same woman.
A female doctor learns that her husband loves another woman.
A squabbling couple can''''t seem to make it to the divorce court.
The fabled queen of Egypt leads Julius Caesar and Marc Antony astray.
A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters.
A district attorney secretly marries the daughter of a man he's trying to convict.
An author''''s reunion with an old flame angers the secretary who loves him.
A gangster helps an old apple-vendor pose as a society woman to fool her visiting daughter.
A fake mentalist tries to go straight, only to end up in jail.
Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.
An unscrupulous department store manager stops at nothing to get what he wants.
A ship''''s captain loses course in perilous waters when he discovers his wife cheating on him.
A girl from the slums falls for a lecherous Broadway producer.
A political machine backs a dimwitted candidate for governor.
An ambitious young man corners the market on matches, then faces the destruction of his empire.
After being distracted by a string of pretty secretaries, a banker hires a plain Jane, only to fall in love with her.
A crusading DA goes into private practice and succumbs to the temptations of corruption.
A ruthless financier will stop at nothing to control a 100-story office building.
A woman's childhood friends try to rescue her from gangsters.
A bright young thing can't decide which of her flirtations should lead to marriage.
Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)
It is mid-summer 1995 as a 1978 Mercedes zooms down the highway, heading west. Inside sit 14-year-old Ann August and her mother Adele. Against her will, Ann is being moved to Beverly Hills where Adele, stifled by small-town life in Bay City, Wisconsin hopes to make her colorful dreams come true. Ann
When blue-collar Hilary becomes the live-in chemotherapy nurse for wealthy, secretive Victor, seeing the effects of the treatment on him gives her second thoughts about staying. When the patient confesses his love for her, she stays, and the couple decides to make the most of however much time they
This short film chronicles various events associated with MGM''''s 1937 convention for the studio''''s national sales and distribution staff.
This short film presents a series of bloopers from various Warner Bros. productions.
This short film takes the viewer on a tour of the Warner Brothers studios lot. Vitaphone Release 6616.
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 film offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Cleopatra" (1934).
In this short film, golfer Bobby Jones instructs the viewer on the use of the club known as the spoon. Vitaphone Release 4798.
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