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Singer Joe E. Lewis fights to rebuild his life after gangsters slash his vocal cords.
A millionaire''''s daughter plots to kill her sisters and inherit all of her father''''s money.
A novelist frames himself for murder to prove the fallibility of circumstantial evidence.
An executive plans to fill a high-ranking position by interviewing the candidates'' wives.
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and jealous. His fiancée Audrey leaves him and Jerry smashes his two dolls, Clarence and Terrence. Morgan's dollmaker Papinek is member of a spy ring who has stolen the secret plans to the top secret Lafayette airplane. Since Morgan is leaving for Zurich the same night, he decides to use Morgan's dolls as a mailbox and hides the secret plan in the heads of the dolls. Another secret spy ring also wants to get their hands on Jerry's luggage and they *also* follow him. Eventually, Jerry is chased by both these organizations as well as the police, who suspects him of murder.
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
Three models pool their resources to rent a posh penthouse in hopes of snaring rich husbands.
The future Elizabeth I fights court intrigue in the turbulent years before her ascension to the throne.
True story of Annette Kellerman, the world''''s first great swimming star.
The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career.
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
The legendary opera singer fights to win his place in society.
An ambitious young man wins an heiress' heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.
A brother-and-sister musical team find romance when they tour to London for Elizabeth II's wedding.
Barbara Hale, Richard Greene, Carl Benton Reid, William Bishop, Ron Randell, Sean McClory, Onslow Stevens, John Dehner, Queenie Leonard. English farmer Richard Greene leads a village uprising against their corrupt landlords in this second screen adaptation (The first version was filmed in 1935) of the popular Richard D. Blackmore novel.
After a premature retirement, the legendary singer revives his career to entertain the troops during World War II.
Antisocial Prof. Hammil's Remote Control device, which enables the user to take over any motor vehicle within 50 miles (!), is stolen by The Wizard, black-hooded mastermind, and his gang. Batman and Robin (who drive about in a standard convertible) must prevent the Wizard from obtaining diamonds, needed as fuel for the device, and rescue magazine photographer Vicki Vale from periodic perils. Where is the Wizard's base, reached only by remote controlled submarine? Which of several suspicious characters hides beneath the Wizard's hood?
A happy marriage is placed at risk when the husband starts spending his afternoons with a social climbing adventuress.
A faithful dog changes the lives of all who know her after her master dies.
A Russian ballerina in Vienna tries to flee KGB agents and defect.
The LaFontanne Chemical Company is shipping out a load of we're not sure what, disguised as something entirely different. Mr. Pereaux and Mr. Grock don't want that shipment to ever arrive anywhere, and they and a man named Aquirre mean to stop it at any cost. The ship's owner, Mr. Fontanne, smells a large rat and calls Chan in on the case, since the famous detective is in New Orleans because, well, because he felt like being in New Orleans, I guess. Chan gets what facts there are from LaFontanne, who is promply set upon by a gang who attempt to kidnap him, but fail. Mr. LaFontanne's partners come up with some insurance; just by chance they tell him, a partnership agreement (why they would have been running a company all this time without one is another large mystery which will not be solved) that bestows upon the living partners the portion owned by a deceased partner. Then the guy who invented the formula for the poison gas that the company is making but who was, in his opinion, swindled out of his rights to make a profit from it, shows up and threatens LaFontanne with a gun. Well, he turns out to be a harmless crank. Or is he? Everyone seems suspect, clues are boundless but don't seem to fit into any particular pattern or too many patterns, take your pick. But Chan must solve the mystery before Monogram is depleted of out-of-date film stock. Can he?
Country squire Henry Maurier is patient with his wife Emily, a neurotic invalid, but her brother surprises Henry with his young mistress Doris. The same night, Emily dies of her chronic heart disease, and Henry promptly marries Doris, to the chagrin of neighbor Janet Spence, who loves him. When a post-mortem shows that Emily's death was precipitated by arsenic, Henry is placed on trial for his life. But is he guilty?
An heiress discovers her racehorse is the reincarnation of her rich uncle, back to win the Kentucky Derby.
An ad man fights off his wife''''s attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
Amber St Clair means to get on in life and despite a poor background knows she has the assets to do it. Husbands, lovers, prison and a liaison with King Charles II form a tapestry of apparently calculating ups and downs, although in fact the one love of her life, Bruce Carlton, is never far from Amber's thoughts.
To win a wealthy man, a British woman plots to kill her husband and pin it on her lover.
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
The Bronte sisters and their brother fight personal demons to realize their artistic ambitions.
Newlyweds try to survive their first fight.
Dagwood takes over the office in Dithers's absence and hires former WAC Mary Jane. Dagwood and the WAC become unemployed, the Bumsteads start their own business, and Dagwood gets his old job back.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
Follow-up to hit film Claudia (1943) finds title characters (Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young) dealing with the ups and downs of marriage and parenthood in their rural Connecticut town. Illness, accidents, and jealousy plague the young couple as they learn to weather life.
Three people who share a sweepstakes ticket travel a tangled road to collect their winnings.
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
A composer who can't control his creative temperament turns to murder.
An actor playing a notorious killer begins to live the part.
Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his girlfriend Claire. So glamorous dancer Bonnie is enlisted to distract Junior. Which does Bonnie want more, the fur coat or true love? Plot is a framework for numerous Ziegfeld style stage productions.
An actress becomes a housekeeper for a grumpy retired politician.
A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase.
A newlywed fears she''s going mad when strange things start happening at the family mansion.
A young ne'er-do-well tries to get his life on track to help his ailing mother.
When hidden microfilm comes into his possession, an innocent man is drawn into espionage.
Sherlock Holmes investigates a haunting in a Canadian village vital to the war effort.
Sherlock Holmes investigates the link between a stolen pearl and a series of murders.
An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
During WWII, a corporal in the desert reminisces about the love he left behind and faces uncertainty about his strength as a leader.
A woman''''s happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
An unconscious man is found in a boat which drifts to the landing of an isolated African outpost where Baron von Ragenstein (Ralph Bellamy), an enemy agent, recognizes the man as his exact double, Sir Edward Dominey (Ralph Bellamy), with whom von Ragenstein went to school. He plots to kill Dominey and pose as the dead man.He learns about Dominey's broken marriage to Muriel (Evelyn Ankers) and his relation to Sir Ronald (Aubrey Mather), head of home defense. Back at the Dominey estate,Muriel is delighted with the change in Dominey, and Sir Ronald gives the spy a confidential position.The situation is complicated by Bardinet(Edward Norris), Muriel's admirer who, like von Regenstein, is under orders from Seaman (Henry Danielle), chief of the enemy agents. Another difficulty is Baroness Stephanie (Kaaren Verne), a spy who loves von Regenstein. The jealous Bardinet tells Muriel that Dominey is an imposter and she tells Sir Ronald. At Police headquarters Dominey reveals that, in Africa, it was actually von Regenstein that was killed and that he, Dominey posing as von Regenstein, has been playing the dual role in order to uncover the enemy leaders.
A reformed criminal hunts Nazi spies in London during the Blitz.
An American correspondent tries to adopt two children orphaned during the London blitz.
Susan Miller (Gene Tierney) works behind the girdle counter in a department store and dreams about the beautiful clothes and glamour she can never hope to have. Enter May Worthington (Spring Byington) and Warren (Laird Cregar), a pair of con artists who pose as the mother and uncle of a pretty girl in order to separate millionaires from their money. They convince Susan she has an opportunity to fulfill all her dreams, and the trio heads for Palm Beach. Susan meets John Wheeler (Henry Fonda) who says he is shopping for a sailboat. Believing that he is a millionaire, Warren and May sell him a boat that doesn't belong to them, and make off with his $15,000 life savings. Looking for greener pastures, they work themselves into the family of wealthy Tod Wheeler (John Shepperd), who falls for Sue, posing as "Linda Worthington". But John shows up as a guest of Fenwick and he tells "Linda", not knowing she was part of the scam, that he has a detective after the fake captain (Warren) that sold him the boat. John admits that he is not a millionaire but only a $50-a-week clerk. He asks her to marry him and, over the protests of May, she accepts. Tod, who has been away, wires Linda a marriage proposal which is intercepted by Warren, who accepts on her behalf via a return wire. He intends to blackmail her into marrying Tod and then blackmail the Fenwicks into dissolving the marriage. To get John's money back to him, which she has but can't tell him, Linda enlists the aid of Colonel Prentiss (Henry Stephenson) who runs a gambling house, and the machines are fixed so that John wins his money back. Linda and John go to the terminal to leave, but Tod shows up and she tries to keep him away from John, who knows her as Sue.
Paul Manderley, eccentric historian, and his wife, descendant of the Borgias, live in an isolated castle-like mansion in the Mojave Desert. When a guest suddenly collapses, Charlie Chan is invited to stay. As the standard mystery-mansion props come into play, and all means of outside communication are sabotaged, it becomes evident that one of the inhabitants has access to poisons and is prepared to use them...
An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat discover, misfortune can often lead to truth.
A serviceman has one week to wed an heiress and inherit $100,000.
The British Commandos send Bob Owen (Lyle Talbot) to Norway to prepare for a raid. His mission also includes freeing General Heden (Paul Baratoff) who is being held by the Nazis. His aides include Eric Falken (George Nesie) and Harry (Charles Rogers). Inga (June Duprez), a Norwegian girl to whom Falken was once engaged but who has become the sweetheart of Oberst Von Ritter (Victor Varconi), betrays their hiding place. The three overpower the Gestapo men sent after them, take their uniforms and enter the prison camp and free Heden. The four men then start for the coast to meet the Commando expedition. Inga, who the men still trust, again informs von Ritter and Falken is captured but Bob and Harry escape with the aid of Dalberg, who they thought was a Quisling stooge.
Rose Couglin (Lynn Bari) is a wise-cracking waitress at a coffe-pt diner with policemen Bob Brandon (Alan Curtis) and Herman Huff (Don DeFore billed as Don DeForest) vying for her attention. Their argument ends when the place is held up, but Brandon tricks the crook and captures him, but lets Herman take the credit. Herman now must sponsor Bob's application to the motrocycle force and is enev more dismayed when society deb Diana Hempstead (Sheila Ryan)takes a liking to Bob. Rose also finds herself involved with a swindle upon a refrigerator manufacturer by a bogus foreign potentate, Nabob (Gerald Mohr.)
A British nobleman undergoes a startling transformation when he's bitten by a gypsy werewolf.
Two sisters from Texas travel to Florida looking for rich husbands.
The story revoles around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner (Nils Asther), who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane (Ellen Drew), his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle (Robert Preston), a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name.
A Wall Street broker is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son then turns to crime to raise money for his father's release.
Framed for the murder of his brother, Geoffrey Radcliffe is scheduled to hang. After a visit from his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, he vanishes mysteriously from prison. Police inspector Sampson realizes that Griffin is the brother of the original Invisible Man and has given Geoffrey the formula to aid his escape. Can Geoffrey elude the police dragnet and track down the real murderer? More importantly, can Griffin discover an antidote before the invisibility formula drives Geoffrey insane?
A solid married man discovers he's forgotten a past existence as a con artist.
A woodchopper''s children go off in search of the bluebird of happiness.
A ballerina turns to prostitution when her fiance is reported killed in World War I.
A married noblewoman fights her lifelong attraction to a charismatic gypsy.
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels.
A daring lady reporter sets out to catch a blackmailer.
A Japanese spy tries to stop secret agents from blowing up the Suez Canal to trigger world war.
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.
A lawyer plays with fire when he gets mixed up with underworld types.
When a good boy goes bad, his family sends him to a naval military school.
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
Romance blossoms when a man and woman each think the other is rich.
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
A young man''''s evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
After being in jail for seventeen years a crook is met by the girl he kidnapped as a baby. She now thinks he's her father. When he returns her to her real father there's a job and a reward, but an old prisonmate gets in the way.
Four fugitives from a Chinese revolution discover a lost world of peace and harmony.
A police detective and his wife try to solve a string of murders.
An honest cab driver fights against corruption.
A socialite has to give up the baby she bore to a married man.
Two sailors on leave romance a dance-hall hostess and her prim sister.
A young man's love for a married woman leads him to help found an insurance company.
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora''''s cousin of a murder charge.
A group of insurance salesmen try to get into show business.
Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
Ten years of married life beginning in 1925. Mary stands by Jack after the Depression of 1929 but considers divorce when he again becomes successful by 1935. Bill, who loves Mary, works at keeping them together.
A Hungarian countess seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.
A decoding expert tangles with enemy spies.
A retired military man helps an actress make a comeback.
Classic adventure about the sadistic Captain Bligh, who drove his men to revolt during a South Seas expedition.
An obsessed policeman relentlessly pursues an escaped convict.
A guilt-ridden pilot finds a new outlook on life when he falls for a society girl.
A female doctor learns that her husband loves another woman.
A circus rider makes a hit in the automotive industry but can''''t find happiness.
A woman with a past tries to get rid of a former lover.
A scorned woman dreams of revenge on the man who betrayed her.
A con artist and his beautiful assistant take on the fashion world.
An elderly recluse shelters a gambler on the run from bogus murder charges.
A sophisticated jewel thief tries to prove himself innocent of a string of cop murders.
This short film examines whether Napoleon Bonaparte actually died on the island of St. Helena.
In this short film, an American trader disrupts life on a Polynesian island.
This short film tells the story of the Louisiana Purchase.
This historical short film looks at the Founding Fathers of the United States and the creation of the Constitution of the U.S.
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