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Director (feature film)
A series of 19 musical and comedy "vaudeville" sketches presented in the form of a live broadcast hosted by Tommy Handley (as himself). There are two "running gags" which connect the sketches. In one, an actor wants to perform Shakespeare, but he is continually denied air-time. The other gag has an inventor trying to view the broadcast on television. Four of the sketches are in color (in shades of yellow and brown only).
Cast (feature film)
True story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence and her battle against polio.
A wealthy socialite is torn between the classical violinist who excites her and the pianist who needs her.
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.
All-star remake of Roberta, with three Broadway producers inheriting a Parisian fashion house.
As he fights a deadly jungle fever, a hunter remembers his lost loves.
A rancher's daughter visits Paris to meet her mother and find love.
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
A society jewel thief falls for one of her marks.
Fanciful musical biography of wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley.
When jockey Dan Butler wins a steeplechase race he had agreed to throw, he is roughed up and threatened by the racketeer he disappointed, Louis Bork. Dan and his young son Joe travel through Europe, Dan hoping to win enough to pay off Bork and get Joe safely back to America.
An American infantry unit moves from basic training to combat in Europe.
A New Orleans fisherman fights snobbery to become an opera star.
An unhappily married woman falls in love with her niece's fiance.
An Army woman stationed overseas tries to get her French husband back home.
A young man succumbs to gambling fever.
A showgirl returns to her stuffy estranged husband when their daughter gets engaged.
After World War II Larry learns that his flying buddy Mike will only live a short time despite the efforts of the doctors. He takes on a profitable flying job for profiteers Maris to finance a good time for his buddy. As the plane takes off he shoves Maris' secretary Susan on board. When Mike falls for her, Larry tells her to play along for Mike's sake. She, of course, falls for Larry.
An Irish rascal and inveterate gambler uses his considerable skills at the gaming tables of New Orleans to become fabulously rich.
True story of Clara Schumann''s battle to save husband Robert''s health and resist the romantic overtures of Johannes Brahms.
Repressed passions and shameful secrets destroy a New England family.
Old time rodeo performer Raymond Hatton and his grandson, (Buzz Henry as Robert Dee 'Buzzy" Henry) arrive in a small town with an injured horse, and local minister Russell Hayden tends the horse's injured leg. Jean Parker, a wealthy but selfish young widow, lives in the town. The church is in debt but the minister's financial problems are eventually solved by the horse winning a surrey race, and the widow whose attitude has been softned by Hatton, Henry and Hayden. This was the first film Harry Carey Jr appeared in as an adult, and was brought about when the just-discharged-from-the-Navy Carey ran into producer William Berke on an Hollywood street corner. Berke, who had produced six sound westerns in the mid-30's starring the elder Carey, offered Carey Jr. a bit in this film. The first film Harry Carey Jr appeared in was in 1921, as an infant in one of his father's silent westerns. Even with a 25-year-gap between his "first" and second film, Carey's 80 years of work in films may be the longevity record.
A society sleuth rescues a kidnapped woman, then is framed for murder.
A young man's quest for spiritual peace threatens his position in society.
John Martin is part of an American spy team dropped into France during World War II to destroy the French railway system. After successfully blowing up a tunnel he runs back to save Ellen and is told "Never come back for me again." Later he must choose whether or not to obey her wishes.
In a flashback, late-Victorian beauty Ruby, a divorcee with a shady past, calculatingly marries rich Egyptologist Nigel, who installs her at his Cairo estate while he digs for mummies. Bored, Ruby undertakes to recover a friend's letters from Baroudi. But when she meets the blackmailer, mutual attraction leads to an affair. As Ruby gets in deeper, she finds Baroudi is even more unscrupulous than she dreamed.
A French peasant girl''s visions of the Virgin Mary create controversy as pilgrims flock to her small town for healing.
Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 20th century.
A con man poses as a Latin American heiress'''' guardian angel.
A young woman enlists a mystery writer to help her solve a murder when the corpse vanishes.
A bumbling soldier and his scheming friend take France by storm.
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's new technique, Florence is revealed in a flashback as Michel's abandoned wife Karin, whom their daughter Susette thinks is dead. Can Susette cope if they now re-unite?
An adventurous reporter tangles with Nazis in the desert on the eve of World War II.
In this filmed Chekhov adaptation, Darnell plays the alluring peasant woman who lures cynical aristocrat Sanders away from his milquetoast fiancee, with tragic consequences.
Devil's Island escapees join up with the Allies during World War II.
An astronomer's neglected wife takes up astrology and a handsome astrologer.
A composer finds inspiration in his wife's romantic cousin.
A society sleuth is framed for murder by criminals running a war-bond racket.
A government agent is assigned to join a hate group in order to gain information on their underground activities.
A World War I veteran sneaks two orphans back to his native Australia.
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
A honeymooning couple are asked to spy on the Nazis in pre-war Europe.
Entertainers struggle to save a failing nightclub.
Half-brothers vie for an Arabian throne and the love of a beautiful storyteller.
While on their second honeymoon, Fibber McGee and Molly get mixed up with con men.
A gentlemanly detective calls on his brother to help him stop the Nazis from assassinating a key diplomat.
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