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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 7, 1971|
|Born:||October 17, 1893||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A drama critic and his family try to adjust to life in the country.
Wacky complications ensue when a little boy comes into possession of a ray gun that compels anyone caught in its beam to tell the truth. He uses it to prevent his orphanage from being shut down by creditors and to help a cute couple fall in love.
Alvah, a young GI who happens to own a vineyard, elopes to Las Vegas with Lee, his housekeeper's daughter. But Alvah's chicken pox postpone the wedding night. The rest revolves around more delays to the consummation, caused by Lee's manipulative Mama and the flock of mostly obnoxious relatives with whom she's filled the house.
After being drafted, an opera star falls for his sergeant's sister.
The short-tempered manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates mends his ways in return for a little divine assistance.
An idealistic small-town reporter tries to fight corruption.
A retired teacher sells her apartment to a group of gangsters.
A small-town politician falls for an idealistic zookeeper.
A Native American Civil War hero returns home to fight for his people.
Three men pursue a shipboard romance with a woman they think is an heiress.
A small-time crook on the run is reformed by the love of a crippled woman.
A captain tries to keep home as tight as his ship.
The Norton family is in a turmoil due to faultfinding grandma Louisa. Strongly urged to find outside interests, Louisa starts dating grocer Hammond; their necking among the teenagers shocks the latter (!), and Louisa's architect son Hal isn't too thrilled either. So what's to do when Hal's boss Mr. Burnside becomes a rival for Louisa's favors?
A mechanic alienates everyone who loves him when he becomes a champion race car driver.
In this musical remake of The Shop Around the Corner, feuding co-workers in a small music shop do not realize they are secret romantic pen pals.
A professor doesn't know his wife is an heiress.
A returning GI and his war bride finally get to know each other and don't really like what they see.
After the war, Matt Gordon returns to Singapore to retrieve a fortune in smuggled pearls. Arrived, he reminisces in flashback about his prewar fiancée, alluring Linda, and her disappearance during the Japanese attack. But now Linda resurfaces...with amnesia and married to rich planter Van Leyden. Meanwhile, sinister fence Mauribus schemes to get Matt's pearls.
A sheltered girl uses music as a means of winning her independence.
After his mother''s death, a young boy tries to help his father stop drinking.
A runaway bride meets her match in a handsome fireman.
A small boy's secret gifts help him pick racetrack winners.
A timid soldier sends his buddy's picture to a romantic pen pal.
When his career crashes and burns, a director tries to come back staging country club shows.
A farm girl signs on as governess in a gloomy mansion.
A sailor on leave causes problems at the department store his girlfriend manages.
Salty owes money to Doc Baxter; he and his pal Smitty have one month to pay up. They get a race horse and a disbarred jockey, Johnny Cates, who must fake his identity to race. Johnny and Salty both fall in love with Barbara Brooks and, to get even, Johnny considers throwing the horserace.
A soldier returning from World War II finds love with a lady swimmer.
WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline service, after his plane crashed in the South Pacific in late 1942.
A scarred veteran and a homely woman are transformed by love.
A soldier meets a woman on Christmas furlough from prison and they fall in love.
An astronomer's neglected wife takes up astrology and a handsome astrologer.
An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.
A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway.
A servant's scandalous novel lands her employers in hot water.
To try and kick-start her show-business career, a woman admits to a Chicago murder.
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.
A conservative southern patriarch tries to cope with changing times.
A Washington matron tries to ignore the effects of World War II.
A department store owner goes undercover as an employee to thwart union activists.
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
A female novelist doesn't realize her new friend is the wife whose husband she's trying to steal.
Two strangers who share a sweepstakes ticket take it on the lam.
Father (Prouty) sells his drugstore and the Jones family heads for New York to enjoy sophisticated city life. They lose all their money before deciding to go back home. This was the last Jones family movie.
The Jones family (without father) head for California to open a bungalow court. To increase business they advertise for families with children and pets. A neighbor threatens to sue.
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
A woodchopper''s children go off in search of the bluebird of happiness.
A millionaire helps a pretty lady violinist with her career.
An traveling merchant (Carrillo) takes his family to New York where he explores his weakness for poker as he looks for work aided by his daughter (Withers).
Alexander Graham Bell pursues his greatest inventions so he can marry the woman he loves.
A young boy''''s lookalike lands him in hot water.
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery.
A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her.
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
A girl from a family of freethinkers falls for the son of a conservative banker.
An idealistic doctor sacrifices his career to protect an elderly surgeon.
A squabbling stage couple gets mixed up with an amorous fan and her jealous suitor.
In the first Hardy Family film, a small-town judge fights for re-election while dealing with family problems.
A club for junior-league detectives gets caught up in a bank robbery.
The Jones family and their friend invest in a oil scheme promoted by a football star returning to his hometown. All appears lost when the wells contain only mud.
A husband whose wife left him looks for new love in Europe.
Broadway hopefuls put on a show.
A notorious gambler who is short of money want his daughter to marry a British young man, who has plenty of money. At first she obies, but then she falls in love to a poor, young American.
A woman's two lives as small-town innocent and author of torrid romances collide.
A Missouri farmer's love for his hunting dog triggers a feud that divides the county.
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
Classic adventure about the sadistic Captain Bligh, who drove his men to revolt during a South Seas expedition.
In his only comedy, Eugene O'Neill captures the trials of growing up in small-town America.
A small-town girl rises to night-club stardom.
A strange animal attack turns a botanist into a bloodthirsty monster.
The four March sisters fight to keep their family together and find love while their father is off fighting the Civil War.
An hour review, broadcast as a special segment of "The Desilu Playhouse," that spotlights members of the Desilu Workshop for aspiring performers.
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