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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 15, 1964|
|Born:||December 8, 1888||Cause of Death:||Heart Attack|
|Birth Place:||Chislehurst, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A group of beatniks unwittingly harbor a serial rapist.
The Bowery Boys escort a diamond concealing poodle on a cruise.
A retired surgeon starts giving away money to religious causes and his family tries to file suit, claiming that he's incompetent.
Mad scientists steal the life force from reform school girls.
A beautiful woman serving as adviser to the King of France falls for his son.
Biblical story of a young man led astray by an evil priestess.
An American officer goes undercover to unmask a Revolutionary War traitor.
France, 1803: 11 years after the Revolution, a royalist underground is led by a new 'Scarlet Pimpernel', the Purple Mask, who rescues nobles in distress and kidnaps Napoleon's officials for ransom, aided by the spy services of a group of lovely models headed by Laurette (really the Duc de Latour's daughter). But even she doesn't know the Purple Mask's real identity as foppish dancing master Rene...
A highwayman uncovers a plot to assassinate King Charles II.
Richard Egan, Dawn Addams, Raymond Burr, Patric Knowles, Paul Cavanagh. Richard Egan, leader of the British Lancers romances the commander''s daughter in between skirmishes with the Russian-backed border tribesmen in India.
The young outlaw tries to go straight.
A tailor''''s apprentice fills in for the famed Italian lover.
A Scottish adventurer infiltrates the court of George I to prepare for a revolution.
A group of confederate prisoners escape to Canada and plan to rob the banks and set fire to the small town of Saint Albans in Vermont. To get the lie of the land, their leader spends a few days in the town and finds he is getting drawn into its life and especially into that of an attractive widow and her son.
A playboy becomes a doctor to right the wrong he's done to a sightless widow.
A desperate band of Allied soldiers fights off the Nazis in North Africa.
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
A 17th-century Caribbean port rumored to have frequented by pirates rises from the ocean floor, where it came to rest after an earthquake many years before. A scientist wants to study it, some thugs want the treasure alleged to be stored there, a bunch of mutated giant crabs living there attack them all.
Richard Greene, Paula Raymond, Raymond Burr, Dona Drake, Lee Van Cleef, Frank Puglia, Nestor Paiva, Michael Ansara. Mario and Carlos, twin brothers separated at birth, are reunited after many years and make a pact to overthrow the evil ruler of their Corsica homeland. Complications arise when Carlos falls in love with Mario''s wife and lies and deceit split the brothers apart
A scarred sculptor re-populates his ravaged wax museum with human corpses.
Denise Darcel, Patric Knowles, Paul Cavanagh, George Keymas, Leonard Penn. The daughter of a slain French official wages guerrilla war on Prince Jehan, the man responsible for her father''s death. This Sam Katzman production is set in India circa 1760.
Epic dramatization of the Pilgrims'''' journey to the new world on the Mayflower.
Male and female pirates join forces against a corrupt Caribbean governor.
Following his work with the Afrika Korps, Field Marshall Rommell joins in a plot to assassinate Hitler.
The son of the notorious scientist fights to clear his father''''s name.
Hollywood 1950: The successful producer Larry O'Brian arrives in Los Angeles to found a motion picture company. He buys an old studio which was unused since the days of silent movies. He's shown the office where the famous director Franklin Farrara was shot. The case hasn't been solved until now, although there were many suspects. O'Brian becomes fascinated by the subject and wants to shoot a movie about it. He investigates himself and soon gets into danger himself.
Deep in the South American jungle plantation manager Barney Chavez (Raymond Burr) kills his elderly employer in order to get to his beautiful wife (Barbara Payton). However, an old native witch witnesses the crime and puts a curse on Barney, who soon after finds himself turning nightly into a rampaging gorilla. But is his transformation real or is it all in his head?
Noble-born cad Dennis (Stapley) has been tricked into a forced stay at the eerie manor of the Sire de Maletroit (Laughton), an evil madman who can't get over the death of his beloved, twenty years after she married his brother (Cavanagh) instead and subsequently passed away during childbirth. Maletroit is determined to have his revenge: the brother has been stowed away in the dungeon for two decades, while he's convinced his disreputable house guest will make a suitably hellish husband for his niece. As luck would have it, the young couple manage to fall in love, and with the help of manservant Voltan (Karloff), they try to make their escape, but not before a final confrontation with Maletroit in the dungeon's crushing deathtrap.
A frontiersman helps the British fight off French invaders and double-dealing Indians.
A homely woman injured in a car crash awakes to find the plastic surgery has transformed her into a first class beauty.
Robin Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men when King John reverts to tyranny.
A romantic country girl sacrifices her marriage when she thinks she's found true love.
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne, who just wants to sleep. Somehow, she persuades him to take her to California. Her fellow passengers include a chimpanzee, a corpse (in a coffin), an absconding embezzler, and two smoochy newlyweds. Can love be far behind?
A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.
A new bride becomes obsessed with the one room her husband keeps locked.
A young British nobleman comes back from fighting in the War of the Roses to discover that his father has been murdered by an old family friend who is now an outlaw. However, he becomes suspicious about the exact circumstances of his father's death and determines to find out exactly what happened.
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy neurotic.
To win a wealthy man, a British woman plots to kill her husband and pin it on her lover.
Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan magazine by day and a lively party girl by night. Unfortunately, the pressures of her job, including kowtowing to a hefty advertiser, and her bad luck with men are driving her to a breakdown. She seeks the help of a psychiatrist, and under his orders, quits her job and moves into a smaller flat under a new identity. She becomes interested in painting and a handsome neighbor. He soon finds out about her past when an ex-suitor implicates her in a murder.
Aesop takes a break from spinning fables to help a king and fall in love.
Career-slipping movie star Carole Raymond (Kay Francis) buys in as a real estate partner of Jeff Caldwell (Paul Cavanagh). Actually, through his secretary, Nola Reed (Veda Ann Borg), Caldwell runs a matrimonial bureau and, with the aid of his associate, Lee Kirby (John Gallaudet), they defraud and blackmail a large group of lonely people. Carole, unknowingly, is used as bait for one of their victims, Walter Desmond (Barton Yarborough), who "commits suicide." Reporter William Tyler (Robert Shayne) thinks otherwise and, posing as a rich rancher, contacts Miss Raymond. The latter, now being blackmailed by Caldwell, is forced to persuade Tyler to invest in a fraudulent oil deal. In her own attempt to break the racket, Carole uncovers Mildred Hayes (Teala Loring), another innocent victim of the Desmond case. Despite leading each other on for their own purposes, Carole and Tyler fall in love and combine their efforts.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
Two Navy vets compete to see whose son is the bigger hero.
Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of seemingly unrelated murders.
A spoiled rich girl refuses to let marriage interfere with man-chasing.
On a trip to Reno, a Brooklyn showgirl tries to stop a soldier and his wife from divorcing.
Sherlock Holmes investigates a haunting in a Canadian village vital to the war effort.
An ambitious woman doesn't care who she hurts in her drive to make her sister a star.
Americans are captured by Arabs working for the Nazis.
A wounded soldier discovers his hospital is secretly run by the Nazis.
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
An expert at deciphering codes takes on an enemy spy ring.
After five men previously acquitted of various criminal charges are murdered by a mysterious avenger known as Dr. Rx, police Inspector Hurd (Edmund MacDonald) and Sergeant Sweeney (Shemp Howard) ask private investigator Jerry Church (Patric Knowles) to help them on the case. He takes the case after talking to Dudley Crispin (Samuel S. Hinds), a brilliant attorney who had defended three of the murdered men. Crispin gains an acquittal for his latest client, Zarini (Matty Fain), but the latter falls dead in the courtroom. Jerry marries Kit Logan (Anne Gwynne), who becomes frightened and persuades Jerry to quit the case. He stays however after Ernie Paul (John Gallaudet), suspected of the Zarini murder, threatens to "get" him if he does not stay on and clear Paul. Dr. Rx captures Jerry and attempts to frighten him into insanity by strapping him on an operating table, and pretending to exchange the detective's brain for a gorilla (Ray Corrigan in his gorilla suit).
A Brooklyn showgirl signs on as maid for a family of wealthy eccentrics.
A newspaperman sets out to catch a sea-going thief.
A thriller writer tries to impress a young woman by pretending to be tied to a murder.
A series of mysterious murders haunts the inhabitants of a boarding house.
A tenement doctor's marriage to a European refugee threatens his practice.
A wrongly convicted woman studies law and seeks her revenge.
A divorce lawyer prospers as a gambling tycoon.
A man disappoints his destitute family by marrying a poor girl.
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
The jungle king fights to protect his wife from a greedy ivory hunter.
Society sleuth Philo Vance investigates a murder tied to a Long Island dog show.
The stock market crash costs a faithless wife her fortune.
A recovered madman learns his ex-wife and daughter are about to marry.
A World War I pilot thought dead turns up after the mother of his child has married.
When her lover is killed, a straying wife tries to intercept the confession she mailed her husband.
After saving the life of a British aristocrat, an Indian maiden bears his child.
Burr and Dave, two close friends who have backed each other up in countless difficulties, are torn apart by the arrival of a woman, Manette, who becomes stranded with them in their cabin during a raging blizzard.
A woman looks up her philandering mother-in-law for advice on adultery.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
A wine-tasting road trip to salute Jack's final days as a bachelor careens woefully sideways as he and Miles hit the gas en route to mid-life crises. The comically mismatched pair, who share little more than their history and a heady blend of failed potential and fading youth, soon find themselves d
Adaptation of the novels of Ellis Peters about a 12th century, crime-solving Welsh monk, Brother Cadfael. In "The Raven in the Foregate," a new parish priest incites the ill-will of his parishioners when he refuses to grant a young woman absolution because she is pregnant out of wedlock. When the wo
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