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|Also Known As:||Died:||August 5, 1942|
|Born:||December 18, 1877||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Australia||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A scientist''''s invisibility formula gets him in trouble with the police.
A thriller writer tries to impress a young woman by pretending to be tied to a murder.
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
An accident-prone reporter stumbles into love and a big story.
Three reckless brothers dodge the draft then sign up and become men.
A newspaperman sets out to catch a sea-going thief.
Inspector Cork pursues a bank robber who serves in the army and receives facial injuries. After plastic surgery he shows up as a bank president planning an enormous robbery.
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
A prizefighter's swelled head endangers his marriage.
A gangster's wife helps the FBI nail her husband.
A series of mysterious murders haunts the inhabitants of a boarding house.
After a failed hit, a mob chief recuperates in a monastery.
A murder defendant falls for his alleged victim''''s daughter.
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
A millionaire helps a pretty lady violinist with her career.
A veteran lady captain fights off competition.
A lady spy uses a British nobleman''s home in her undercover work for the Germans.
A government agent battles smugglers.
When her father is reported dead in war, his daughter fights harsh conditions at her boarding school.
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
A lady doctor gets mixed up with a criminal gang.
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.
An aging man clashes with his social-climbing daughter-in-law.
After digging up the dirt on local politicians, a newswoman decides to run for office.
The Secret Service investigates a fleet of gambling ships.
A hobby-mad family makes their obsessions pay off.
A scatterbrained waitress invests her inheritance in a broken-down race horse and a sweepstakes ticket.
A lady reporter adopts the young delinquent her crime exposes helped send to jail.
A surgeon unjustly sent to Devil''s Island fights to survive harsh treatment.
A novice lawyer must defend a killer.
A teen-aged sleuth tries to clear one of her father''''s friends of a murder charge.
A race-car driver tries to keep his kid brother from taking to the track.
A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.
A British doctor hires an injured ballerina as a nanny for his son.
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane get mixed up with murder during a beauty pageant.
A young tough takes the rap for a hardened gangster.
A college professor turns songwriter and falls for his lyricist.
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
A flight commander in France almost cracks under the pressure of sending men to their deaths.
When he takes a seat in the Hungarian parliament, a butler battles the aristocracy.
A freak accident gives a fading actress a huge publicity push.
Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.
A sporting-goods salesman poses as a jockey to stimulate sales.
Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ritzy New York City hotel, the trio plot to have Gloria catch the eye of Bill Duncan, a handsome millionaire staying at the hotel. The plan works and the two quickly become engaged. Nicole's plan may be thwarted by Bill's friend, Jim Trevor, who's met Nicole before and sees through her plot.
A trumpeter''''s sure-fire moneymaking scheme backfires.
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
A stage star's rampant ambition leads to murder.
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
A lumberman takes on pirates out to plunder the forest.
An impoverished widow fights scandal for the sake of her four children.
A European playboy falls for his maid.
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
An average day brings a variety of comic problems to members of a British family.
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
A Spanish spy masquerades as a singer to sabotage Napoleon's forces.
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
When a working girl tries to return a lost fur coat, she gets caught up in a wealthy family''''s battles.
A man on the run in the South Seas gets caught up in a romantic triangle.
Three POWs return home to find themselves listed as dead.
A law student poses as a fight promoter to catch a notorious gangster.
A Missouri farmer's love for his hunting dog triggers a feud that divides the county.
Members of a wealthy family are murdered one-by-one.
While steaming from Honolulu to Los Angeles the owner of a prize racehorse headed for the Santa Anita Handicap is killed, apparently kicked to death by his stallion. Not so, deduces Charlie. Leter he exposes efforts to fix a race at the famous track.
A young woman saves her sister from marriage to an emperor that she doesn''''t love.
A playboy tries to redeem himself after his careless behavior causes a great man's death.
To save his beloved dog, a boy runs away from home, only to get mixed up with gangsters.
A young man's love for a married woman leads him to help found an insurance company.
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.
An obsessed policeman relentlessly pursues an escaped convict.
An evil twin brother disposes of his enemies in a secret death chamber on his estate.
A decoding expert tangles with enemy spies.
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
When he inherits a small farm, a Depression-weary man turns it into a collective operation.
A 12-episode serial in which a son avenges the death of his father at the hands of corrupt politicians. He develops a wide variety of complex devices in his crusade . . . ray guns, robots and a 'vanishing belt.'
A woman pursues the wrong man for almost twenty years.
A gold-digging chorus girl tries to keep her virtue while searching for a rich husband.
Naive Ezekial Cobb, brought up by his missionary father in China returns to America to seek a wife. Corrupt politicians enlist him to run for mayor as a dummy candidate with no chance of winning. Their plan backfires as he wins and embarks upon a reform crusade.
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
A young Navajo defies tribal custom to marry an outcast.
Eight strangers are invited by a mysterious unknown host to spend the night in a penthouse apartment. The eight (5 men, 3 women) are wined, dined, then greeted by their host's voice via a radio broadcast. The voice announces that before the night is over each one will be systematically murdered unless they manage to outwit their ninth guest Death. Based on the mystery novel The Invisible Host (1930) by Gwen Bristow & Bruce Manning.
Medical intern Robert Morley is distraught after his wife dies in childbirth. He's resentful of his new son and wants nothing to do with him. He leaves the child with his aunt and uncle and heads off to Europe to pursue his medical studies. Morley returns to his hometown six years later, now a successful doctor and engaged to be married to a beautiful socialite. He also feels differently about the boy and attempts to gain custody from his aunt and uncle.
When Prohibition ends, a barber tries to get in the liquor business only to come up against mobsters.
An adventure serial presented in 12 chapters. Inventor Thomas Edmunds (Desmond) uses a superplane, 'The Phantom,' to protect his new anti-gravity invention, the Contragrav, from theft.
An ambitious secretary tries to sleep her way into high society.
Wealthy socialite Letty Lynton is returning to New York, abandoning one-tine lover Emile Renaul in South America, when she strikes up a shipboard romance with Jerry Darrow. Renault is waiting for her in New York and will not leave her alone, so she poisons him. When detectives take her to the D.A.s office, Jerry cooks up an alibi.
A wealthy woman opposes her grandfather to marry a poor man.
A murder is committed aboard a cruise ship just before it sinks in a storm. The survivors, including the killer, land on a mysterious jungle island.
A taxi dancer with a jealous husband finds herself falling for a wealthy client.
Goss, Mason, and Kelly force Joaquin Murieta to watch as they hang his brother Juan for a crime he did not commit. To exact his revenge on the three, Joaquin becomes the notorious Black Shadow.
A henpecked husband gets in hot water when he becomes a landlord.
Actor Reginald Thorpe is found dead in his dressing room, stabbed in the back. Suspects abound. John Wayne's only contribution was as a stand-in for the corpse.
A wealthy count poses as a hairdresser to romance a financially strapped countess.
Fingers is planning a half-million-dollar bank robbery in gang boss Cobra Collins' territory. Fingers' moll Connie tries to bluff Cobra into thinking the hit won't be for another week when the call comes through saying it's now.
A man thought dead returns to find his wife has built a new life.
A ventriloquist, a strong man and a midget form a criminal alliance.
An Austrian Army officer falls for a bourgeois girl to the dismay of both their parents.
In this silent film, a small-town girl tries to make it in Hollywood.
In this silent film, a photographer takes up newsreel shooting to impress a movie queen.
Based on a true crime story, the movie is about a wild jazz-loving and boozing wife Roxie Hart who kills her boyfriend in cold blood after he leaves her, and how she finagles her way out being convicted. Remade once as a movie, and as a Broadway musical.
After being seduced by a prince, a convent girl is sent to an African bordello.
In this silent film, a farmer's affair with a city woman almost destroys his life.
A benevolent bishop helps the needy during the day, but runs a crime syndicate at night.
In this silent film, a European nobleman courts the wealthy American widow he once loved to save his bankrupt homeland,
An impoverished lord goes after an invalid''''s money only to fall in 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.
This twenty-three episode serial told the story of a secret society called The Black Hundred and its attempts to gain control of a lost million dollars.
This short film dramatizes the birth of the American Bill of Rights. Vitaphone Release 9300-9301.
This short film offers an account of the meeting of the Continental Congress in the summer of 1776. Vitaphone Release 8874-8875.
After falling in love with a co-ed, a popular basketball star plays for a different college than what his father originally wanted in this musical short. Vitaphone Release 8809-8810.
In this short film, a young girl helps negotiate a diplomatic truce in India. Vitaphone Release 7948-7949.
The mishaps of a married couple simply trying to attend a local movie show.
In this short film, a girl is told a story by her grandfather about his days in a military regiment. Vitaphone Release 7497-7498.
Charley Chase is supposed to sing at a fancy party, but gets a fish bone caught in his throat in this comedic short.
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