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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 19, 1946|
|Born:||June 18, 1891||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Australia||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Henry Haskell (Eddie Bracken), owner of a hard-scrabble farm near Badger, Oklahona, thwarted in love and through with women forever, strikes oil while digging for water and becomes a millionaire. He heads for New York, with $50,000 in his pocket, to fulfill his lifelong ambition of seeing Grant's Tomb and riding the subway. Fortune-huntress Gladys Hayden (Virginia Field) moves into rooms adjoining Henry's at his swank New York hotel. He joins a large crowd on the street and suddenly finds himself being interviewed by Jean Mitchell (Virginia Wells) on a "Streets of New York" broadcast. When Henry says he is the only millionaire from Badger, Oklahoma, Jean impulsively offers to introduce him to any listener who sends in a box-top of her sponsor's face powder. Henry invites Jean to dine at the Automat and a ride home on the subway and, since he borrows nickels from her for food and the subway, she doubts he is really a millionaire. She is unaware he couldn't get change for a $100 bill. On the subway, they encounter Spike Jones and His City Slickers and, learning they are out of work, Henry gives them each $100 bills. Millions of women, clamouring for dates with Henry, send in box-tops. Jean and her uncle dream up a radio program that promises some lucky Cinderella a date with Henry each night. Jean puts on an act that makes Henry, self-vowed woman-hater, think her job is in jeopardy and he goes along. And Gladys makes strides with Henry with her phoney southern accent. When Henry learns that he has been tricked into the radio scheme, he pretends to be bankrupt...
A veteran fights to prove he didn''''t kill his cheating wife.
A hat-check girl gets rich quick when she saves a millionaire''s life.
A mad scientist''''s experiments turn an innocent man into a nocturnal killer.
Three showgirls in the Ziegfeld Follies face romantic trials on their way to the top.
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil (Robert Paige) meets waitress Joyce King (Ellen Drew) at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris (John McGuire). Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens (Judith Barrett), has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon (Thomas E. Jackson), Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterwards and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin (John Miljan), assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post.Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
A young woman tracks down the smugglers who killed her father.
A radio announcer tries to juggle musical acts and his ex-wives while broadcasting from an ocean liner.
A teen-aged sleuth investigates a wealthy woman''''s disappearance.
Lavish biography of the French queen who "let them eat cake."
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
A Traveler's Aid worker who delights in solving people's problems gets mixed up with gangsters.
An innocent girl falls in with a crowd devoted to pot and free love.
A female crook fights her way from poverty to the top of the underworld.
Two friends hatch a harebrained scheme to attend a lodge convention over their wives'''' objections.
After unwittingly marrying a bigamist, a pregnant woman faces many trials on the road to romance.
Rigby, Larribe, and Grant each have one third of Bill Joyce's map locating his gold mine. The three plus Joyce's sister Helen head for the mine. An accident with a runaway horse carrying supplies leaves them stranded in the desert with very little water.
A Russian nobleman and his fiancee elope to live as peasants in Turkey.
A reporter investigates a series of cannibalistic murders at a medical college.
Mel is a soda jerk in love with wannabe actress Peggy. Peggy goes to Hollywood, where she does indeed become a movie star, but her heart still belongs to ordinary guy Mel.
A mobster kills a police offer and uses the victim''''s daughter as his alibi.
Myrtle enjoys rubbing shoulders with gangsters like Skeeter. When she learns too much about Skeeter's set-up, Myrtle is put on the spot by the mob. Police officer Dan puts Myrtle in "protective custody" in his own apartment.
In this silent film, a ventriloquist masquerades as an old lady to front a crime ring.
In this silent film, a young woman turns Hollywood upside down in her search for stardom.
A fake count seduces and blackmails rich women on the Riviera.
The wife of an American playwright in Paris becomes ensnared in the seductive wiles of an American Army officer, but her devotion to her husband convinces the officer to try to extricate her from the gossip and scandal that have ensued.
Harry Houdini plays a young man who is wrongfully jailed for murder and murder and must escape to save his fiance.
Comedic duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy have a no fail plan to help a jealous wife woo her husband, but somehow things go wrong in this comedic short.
Two barbershop owners attempt to woo a rich widow, but discover she may have more than marriage on her mind in this comedic short.
In this short film, a sea captain hires comedic duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy to trick sailors into working on his supposedly haunted boat.
In this comedic short film, a man risks his marriage to help his best friend deal with blackmailers.
After saving a woman, Laurel and Hardy get in trouble with their own wives in this comedic short film.
This short film provides a silent tour of MGM studios in 1925.
A mild-mannered man''''s problems with his domineering wife and mother-in-law lead to complications with the law in this silent short comedy.
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