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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 26, 1950|
|Born:||September 22, 1886||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Virginia City, Nevada, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A small-town seductress notifies her three best friends that she has run off with one of their husbands.
A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. However, it is removed by mistake and solves a number of financial problems before it is returned.
A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. His dependence upon his daughter (Diana Lynn) keeps him interfering with her romance with a returning WW II sailor (Sonny Tufts, just before Paramount finally gave up on him.) And he will stretch the truth beyond accepted boundaries. Fitzgerald's real-life brother Arthur Sheilds plays his brother who he has built up to be a rich man, but who is really a diver working for the police department. Could have been a ten if there had been a leprechaun or two or Pat O'Brien in the cast.
Six-year-old Jenny (Natalie Wood) rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a plane wreck. A tag on the dog's neck states that it is en route to a medical laboratory where its blood will be used for spotted fever vaccine. Dr. Steven Webster (Dean Jagger) meets both Jenny and the dog and "adopts" them both. His fiancee Susan (Ruth Warrick) isn't too fond of either the girl or the dog. Webster wants to get a hospital for the town but he is suppressed by the town mayor (Jerome Cowan.) In the arguments that follow, Webster's lab is wrecked and ticks infected with spotted fever escape. The town is in a panic and all want to be vaccinated. Jenny is infected and is about to die.
Cornelia and Emily, at college in the early 1920s, have triangle trouble with their beaus. Their affairs become entangled with those of a chance-met, kindly bootlegger. Much of the humor derives from pre-Roaring Twenties naivity.
A woman can claim inheritance only if she marries a genius.
A sailor on leave causes problems at the department store his girlfriend manages.
A brainy school girl falls apart over a new, handsome teacher.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
Kirk Bennett is falsely sentenced to death for killing blackmailer Mavis Marlowe, ex-wife of nice-guy drunk Martin Blair. Bennett's stand-up wife Catherine tries to prove him innocent, enlisting the aid of Blair, who falls in love with her. Bennett's execution draws near as the two pose as piano player and singer, trying to get the goods on sleazy nightclub owner Marko, a prime suspect. Failing to nail Marko, Catherine goes off to meet with her husband, scheduled to die the next morning, and Blair slips into an alcoholic stupor before the real killer is revealed.
During a whirlwind two-day pass in New York, a sailor falls in love with an Englishwoman.
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
Jean (Brenda Joyce) takes the job of caretaker/companion (before the word took on a completly alternate-life style meaning) to blind woman Zenobia (Gale Sondergaard.) Also hanging around the house, in this horror/western, is Mario (Rondo Hatton), a deaf-mute servant who evidently wasn't much help to Zenobia when it came to identifying the source of a noise Zenobia couldn't see. Jean is a little slow in realizing that Zenobia is slowly killing her by taking her blood. Nothing personal. Zenobia needs her blood to feed some plants. She uses the blossoms of the plants to make poison to kill cattle in order to drive away the local ranchers so she can buy all the land...cheap.
A young woman enlists a mystery writer to help her solve a murder when the corpse vanishes.
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
The female mayor of a small-town ignites local gossip when she falls for a sculptor.
In hopes of becoming a movie star, a country girl follows two con men to Hollywood.
In the classic Arabian Nights tale, the king of the beggars enters high society to help his daughter marry a handsome prince.
A small-town telegraph boy deals with the strains of growing up during World War II.
A World War I veteran sneaks two orphans back to his native Australia.
A mystery writer and his wife investigate the murder of a couturier''''s wife.
A newly elected Marshall clashes with the banker who runs the town.
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
While their buddy flies a suicide mission, World War II airmen recall the events that led him to this noble sacrifice.
Episodes in the novelist's life: In 1890, young Jack London quits a cannery job to try oyster piracy. Later, he signs on for a sealing voyage, tries Yukon prospecting and a brief university career, loving and leaving women along the way. Instead of riches, he gets story ideas. Suddenly, he finds success and a delectable lady; but the urge to adventure won't let him go.
A female literary agent tries to make her star client as adventures as his most famous character.
A Harvard graduate serving on a battleship is faced with the realities of war.
On a trip to New York, a small-town blowhard gets caught between a wealthy widow and a gold digger.
Bandleader Kay Kyser leaves his bride at the altar to help catch international spies.
Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful success school, stages a contest to find the biggest failure in the USA, for publicity value when the "dope" takes his course. But winner Tad Page is contented with his idle, lazy life and threatens to convert Dawson's other students to his philosophy. Dawson captalizes on Tad's attraction to Claire Harris to win him over; but will Tad find out Claire is really engaged to Dawson?
A horse thief marries for profit, but doesn't reckon with his wife's determination to reform him.
This Republic murder mystery starts with a radio broadcast by Greg Sherman (John Howard) who solves cases on the air that the local police cannot solve. As he names the perpetrator of a recent murder we see the criminal, who is listening to the show, become alarmed and start to make his escape. The scene shifts to the police department where the chief, fearing for his job, assigns officers to get something, anything, on Sherman and get him off the air. Meanwhile, Greg and his pretty wife Beth (Margaret Lindsay) are parting company. He's going to a party and she's going to visit her pregnant sister in the hospital. The next morning Greg wakes up and nudges his sleeping wife. When she doesn't respond, he pulls off the covers and finds not his wife but a strange woman, dead and with the murder knife still sticking up out of her back. While he's still recovering from the shock, Beth walks into the bedroom. Thinking that she has discovered her husband with another woman, she leaves and calls the police. The police are delighted of course, but Greg escapes as they are arresting him. Now he must solve the mystery by himself...
A flirt tries to make her fiance jealous by hiring a gigolo.
A landowner''''s will leaves his ranch to anyone who''''s served two years in prison.
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
When a circus kidnaps Boy, Tarzan and Jane follow him to New York City.
A radio detective''''s southern honeymoon is cut short by the discovery of a murder.
A young man tries to rescue his grandmother from kidnappers.
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
A neglected housewife falls in love with a handsome attorney.
A musician's ex-wife wants him back after he finds love and success.
A bandleader enlists a down-on-his-luck actor to teach him Shakespeare.
Teenagers take on enemy spies at a Navy base.
When a waiter (Murphy) gives a society girl (Joyce) a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle (Ruggles) makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
A man who''''s presumed dead returns to his family.
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
In despair after breaking up with his girlfriend, a man hires a thug he has never seen to kill him. However, he changes his mind when he falls in love with another woman--but he can't stop the man trying to kill him because he doesn't know who he is.
An insurance company hires a private detective to protect a gangster fresh out of college.
An ad man asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a loophole in order to protect his finances during an important business deal.
A neglected housewife turns herself into a glamour girl to win her husband back.
US-to-Central-America freight service pilot (Nolan) marries radio broadcaster (Bari) and promises to take a desk job but the urge for adventure is too strong.
A retired postal inspector gets back in the saddle to prevent a stagecoach robbery.
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
Jane Pritchard (Jane Withers) sides with the Carsons in a generations-old feud which her family wages with the descendents of Wild Bill Carson, first United States Marshal of Carson Corners. Will Carson (Gene Autry) insists that a Pritchard killed his grandfather when the Marshal came into town on a marauding expedition led by The Hawk. Will maintains his grandfather had joined the gang to trap the leaders and a trigger-happy Pritchard had kept him from doing so. A crew from Signet Pictures comes to town to film the story of Wild Bill's life. Will is in love with Jane's sister, Marjorie (Marjorie Weaver)but her banker-father opposes the match. Will and Marjorie argue, and she becomes infatuated with Bob Merritt (Robert Lowery), who is to co-star in the film with Evelyn Trent (Kay Aldridge, billed as usual at TCF as Katharine Aldridge.) Jane and Sheriff Clem Perkle (Hobart Cavanaugh) get rid of Merritt by telling him the townspeople are going to ride him out of town on a rail. Movie director J. Wallace Rutledge (Hamilton McFadden)agrees to let Will play the role of his grandfather. On the day a bank robbery scene is to be filmed at Pritchard's bank, four supposed actors who have joined the troupe turn out to be bank robbers for real. The townspeople, seeing Will chasing after the robbers, assume he was part of the gang and has reverted to what they consider the character trait of the Carson family.
Three married women play matchmaker for their widowed sister.
A father returns to the family he left years earlier and tries to solve their problems.
The children of old-time romantic rivals fall in love.
In search of a big scoop for his failing paper, an editor tries to solve a kidnapping case that''''s turned into murder.
A band leader has to overcome a film studio head''''s hatred to make it on the big screen.
A reporter poses as a jewel smuggler to unmask a criminal gang.
A divorce lawyer prospers as a gambling tycoon.
A singer struggles to keep her criminal boyfriend from trouble.
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).
When he cures a circus elephant, a country doctor gets an unwanted friend.
A college professor turns songwriter and falls for his lyricist.
Career conflicts threaten a singer''''s marriage to a young composer.
A singing cowboy turns out to be a tenderfoot.
A ruthless cop gets mixed up with a man who''''s only turned to crime to help his crippled daughter.
A playboy turns over a new leaf and starts from the bottom of the family business.
A fake heiress marries a common reporter to thwart the advances of gold-digging playboys.
An eccentric millionaire hires a gold digger to run his business.
The daughters of a divorced couple try to keep their father from remarrying.
Broadway hopefuls put on a show.
Martha Carstairs was charged with murder twenty years earlier. Now, as her daughter Edith is about to be married to Malcolm Sims Jr., son of a wealthy industrialist, a sensationalistic radio station revives interest in the case, leading to the suicide of Martha and her husband. Opposing the station's policy is Sherry Scott, supported by his secretary Alma Ross, "two against the world."
The publicity romance between a prizefighter and a showgirl turns into the real thing.
Napoleon's younger brother falls for a girl from Baltimore.
A doctor leaves his wife for another woman then realizes he''''s made a big mistake.
A radio commentator avenges an old wrong by blowing the whistle on Hollywood scandals.
A henpecked husband tries to help his daughter marry the man she loves and his wife loathes.
A secretary becomes so valuable to her boss that it jeopardizes his marriage.
A con artist creates a composite photo to win a beauty contest, then has to find the real thing.
A taxi driver travels to Venice and poses as a gondolier to land a radio singing job.
After being unjustly sentenced to prison, a doctor escapes and becomes a notorious pirate.
An ambitious Mexican-American gets mixed up with his boss's neurotic wife.
A nurse investigates murder at a mysterious mansion.
A small-town doctor gets mixed up with gangsters.
An actress''''s manager tries to keep her from leaving the stage for marriage.
Gold-digging process servers set their sights on a breach of promise defendant.
Shakespeare's classic about two pairs of lovers and an amateur actor who get mixed up with fairies.
A socialite tries to break into show business.
True story of the legendary courtesan who was mistress to France''''s King Louis XV.
Three couples raise a ruckus when they travel to Nevada for quickie divorces.
When she thinks her husband has been unfaithful, a woman claims to be having an affair of her own.
Two telephone engineers try to clear a woman of criminal charges.
An unscrupulous detective makes a killing locating missing heirs.
A young girl''''s secret romance is exposed when her lover is murdered.
A crusading newspaper editor keeps digging into corruption, even when he''''s forced to write advice to the lovelorn.
A circus rider makes a hit in the automotive industry but can''''t find happiness.
A pair of con women masquerade as girl scouts to escape to New York.
A bitter woman who thinks she''''ll never love again marries, only to fall for a brash young man.
Success could spell divorce for an advertising writer.
A young reporter saves a small-town bank from ruin.
A gambler sells his body to science to pay his debts.
Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad, then loses his fortune to him. He pawns his wife's jewels and takes out an insurance policy on himself.
A man dodges jewel thieves while carrying a fortune in diamonds on the Orient Express.
A hotheaded truck driver gets mixed up in a labor dispute.
A small-time auctioneer tries to break into society.
A compulsive gambler loses everything.
A British officer stationed in Ireland falls for the wife of an intelligence man.
A woman with a past tries to get rid of a former lover.
A con artist and his beautiful assistant take on the fashion world.
A producer fights labor problems, financiers and his greedy ex-wife to put on a show.
A racketeer goes straight to run a reform school.
A newsreel photographer neglects his love life to get the perfect shot.
A police lieutenant uses scientific methods to solve a decadent playboy's murder.
Racketeer Frank Rocci is smitten with Joan Whelan, a dancer at Texas Guinan's famous Broadway night spot. He uses his influence to help her get a starring role in the show, hoping that it will also get Joan to fall in love with him. After scoring a hit, Joan accepts Frank's marriage proposal, more out of gratitude than love. The situation gets even stickier when she falls for a handsome band leader during a trip to Florida. Can she tell Frank she's in love with someone else?
Chorus girls travel to Cuba in search of rich husbands.
A woman doctor decides to have a baby without benefit of marriage.
A private eye in Paris falls for the beautiful gambling lady he's investigating.
An author''''s reunion with an old flame angers the secretary who loves him.
After drinking himself out of a job, a newspaperman turns himself into a tycoon.
Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.
When a vaudeville hoofer hits the big time, he neglects the wife who helped put him there.
Reporter Joe Miller is sure that fisherman Eli Kirk smuggles illegal Chinese immigrants into the country, but can't obtain enough evidence to satisfy his editor. Chance plays into his hands in the lovely form of Kirk's daughter, Julie, whom he catches swimming in the nude and pumps for information. But she's fiercely loyal to her dad, and may be too attractive for Joe's own good. Racy pre-Code sexual situations.
This short film tells the true story of Vermont blacksmith and inventor Tom Davenport.
In this short film, a blunderer tries to show some house guests the film he took on a vacation trip.
In this comedic short film, a lecturer tells of the problems a man faces seeking medical treatment.
In this short film, a family man tries to spend a quiet Sunday at home, but his wife and children have other ideas.
In this short film, Robert Benchley tries to demonstrate the proper method of sub-letting an apartment.
This short film promotes the film "A Midsummer Night''''s Dream" (1935), and offers behind-the-scene footage of the creation of the film.
In this short film, a forensic expert is called in to solve the murder of two stockbrokers. Vitaphone Release 1291-1292.
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