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Film version of Sandra Bernhard's hit off-Broadway one-woman show.
It is the fate of a small frontier town, adjoining the no-man's-land where the Russians and Austrians are fighting out one of the final campaigns of World War I, to be occupied one day by the Russians, the next by the Austrians, and the inhabitants soon acquire a complacent view of the changing allegiances. To the town comes Ann Warschaska (Isa Miranda), intent on aveninging the suicide of her sister, who has killed herself after being betrayed by an Austrian officer. She knows no more about his identity than the number of his room at the "Hotel Imperial". She gets a job at the hotel as a maid but soon combines this work with modeling, when an eccentric Russian, General Videnko (Reginald Owen), with a passion for painting asks her to pose for him. Breaking into the fatal Room 12, she finds Lt. Nenassey (Ray Milland), a young Austrian officer who has taken refuge there after being separated from the army. Thinking him the betrayer of her sister, she plans to hand him over to the occupying-Russians, but relents when she learns that there are two Room 12's. The man actually guilty of the crime is a Russian spy who holds a commission in the Austrian army. Believing him to be a fellow-soldier in distress, Nenassey makes plans to help him escape, but finds out at the last minute that he is a Russian spy. A strange turn events allows Nenassey to aid Anna in her mission and rid his country of a dangerous enemy at the same time. General Videnko, meanwhile, is giving a grand-style banquet for the man who will never be able to attend another.
A jockey trains a blind horse for the Grand National.
A lady doctor gets mixed up with a criminal gang.
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he's killed an opponent in the ring.
A lowly private becomes attached to a trained military horse.
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
A stage star's rampant ambition leads to murder.
A reporter tries to win her editor''''s heart by solving a murder case.
When he''''s framed for murder, an escaped convict returns to crime to protect his wife and child.
The setting is a small town in 1870s Pennsylvania. Sally Waterson and her father have stopped in town with their traveling medicine show, but when their wagon catches fire, they find themselves stranded. They're taken in by Mrs. Cortlandt and her grandson, Peter, who is trying to set up a pipeline that will supply oil throughout the state. Sally and Peter soon fall in love and marry. Neither their marriage nor Peter's pipe dreams flow too smoothly.
A ruthless cop gets mixed up with a man who''''s only turned to crime to help his crippled daughter.
An idealistic city girl moves to the country with her doctor husband.
A girl gets into trouble at her orphanage and is sent away to reform school. She escapes en route but is found and brought to trial. Her father is the prosecutor.
A young woman saves her sister from marriage to an emperor that she doesn''''t love.
True story of the French scientist''''s battle to establish modern medical methods.
A disgraced jockey's son fights to clear the family name.
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
A milquetoast has to fight off cops and gangsters when he''''s mistaken for a criminal.
An insurance investigator tries to track down an arsonist.
A small-town doctor gets mixed up with gangsters.
An unemployed rodeo star takes on cattle rustlers.
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
Larry O'Roark is a boxer who's insanely posssesive and jealous of his fiancee, Jo. the sight of her and her employer, Mr. Lambert, at ringside during his big fight distracts Larry and he is knocked out. He then promises never to be jealous again and marries Jo. When she realizes that they're broke she asks Lambert for a job (she had quit on marrying Larry.) One thing leads to another and Larry, enraged with jealousy, end up killing Lambert. He then wanders off in a daze, and Jo takes the rap for the murder. Larry descends from his amnesiac fog just in time to interrupt the announcement of the jury's verdict in Jo's trial. then it's off to the chair for Larry. Or is it?
A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
Tim Addison buys a ranch which is having cattle rustled. Tim suspects Wallace is the culprit, so Wallace frames Tim and has his stooge Sheriff arrest him. Escaping jail, Tim needs proof against Wallace and he and Joe Allen find the answer.
Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester (Walter Connolly, character actor who was first-billed in six films in the mid-1930s), is deeply in love with his wife Margaret (Doris Kenyon)and dreams of the future when his son Jack (played in age order by Scotty Beckett, Macon Jones and Robert Young) will step into his shoes. He sails to England to produce a show but the ship strikes a derelict wreckage and is sinking rapidly. In the ensuing wild panic, Forrester saves many lives, until finally, panic stricken by sudden fear, he dons a woman's clothes and is among the rescued. On the coast of Newfouldland, the villagers, not aware of his true identity, curse him but he is befriended by Alec (Hobart Bosworth)who helps him conceal his identity. With a planned story of his survival, he returns to New York but cannot face his family or friends after he sees the plaque to his heroism on his New York theatre. Deciding to remain thought of as dead, he becomes a derelict himself, surviving on odd jobs as he watches from afar his now-grown son (Robert Young)begin his career as a producer. The son meets with failure and Forrester, claiming to be an old friend of his father, goes to him and renders assistance as Jack works on a new play. It is a success and Jack brings his mother to meet his mentor. She recognizes him as her husband and, after Jack has left the room, the two of them decide they still have happiness ahead of them, without Jack having to know the truth.
A young woman is torn between a wealthy suitor who wants her body and the honest young man who wants what's best for her.
A gambler sells his body to science to pay his debts.
When a vaudeville hoofer hits the big time, he neglects the wife who helped put him there.
This short film chronicles Abraham Lincoln''''s presidency, from his inauguration through his delivery of the Gettysburg Address. Vitaphone Release 9023-9024.
This short film dramatizes the birth of the American Bill of Rights. Vitaphone Release 9300-9301.
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