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Peter Breck, Peggy McCay, Carroll O''Connor, Angela Cartwright, Maurice Dallimore. A crippled girl is restored to good health and happiness through the love of a neighbor''s faithful collie. Based on the popular children''s novel by Albert Payson Terhune.
In the twenties, a schoolteacher creates a national furor when he breaks the law against teaching evolution.
A financial wizard is tempted to sacrifice his career for an affair.
A street gang pressures the man whose testimony could put them behind bars.
A pioneer couple plays a major role in the settling of Oklahoma.
A mobster out to rule the underworld takes hostages at an international airport.
Attempting to duplicate his father''s work on matter transmission, a scientist turns himself into a monster.
An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
In a sequel to the popular film series, Andy Hardy returns to Carvel to negotiate a land deal.
An eccentric heiress raises her nephew to be a free spirit.
During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat.
In this sumptuous Civil War story, a willful southern belle goes mad out of fear that she may be part black.
A man tries to spring his twin brother from prison.
A sportswriter and a fashion designer have a lot of adjusting to do when they marry in haste.
A divorced man fights for custody of his son when his ex-wife remarries.
Charles Lindbergh risks his life to complete his historic flight from New York to Paris.
A ballerina becomes a gambler's lucky charm.
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
A wealthy couple tries to cope with the press and the police when their son is kidnapped.
A cynical press agent exposes inhuman conditions in the boxing game.
True story of singer Lillian Roth''''s battle against alcoholism.
Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.
Hearing loss creates professional and romantic crises for a concert pianist.
Atomic scientist Doug Martin is missing after his plane crashes while on an investigatory mission after a nuclear test. Showing up at the base later, he is given sodium pentathol after being caught in espionage activities. He is not believed as he relates how he was captured by aliens who plan on conquering Earth by using giant animals and insects.
A mild mannered law student doesn't know what he's in for when he gets himself elected sheriff in a frontier town run by an outlaw gang.
Two scientists steal the Yeti their Sherpas have found, and take it back to the USA in a big fridge. It escapes, of course, into the sewers from where it periodically emerges to commit rape and pillage.
As projected here, a thinly-disguised NASA, working with nuclear rockets, is ready for manned flights in the mid-fifties...but Dr. Ralph Harrison doesn't think so, and resigns in protest. Colleague Prof. Nordstrom promptly enlists his aid in developing an alternative robot Spaceman! Naturally, foreign spies are keenly interested... Uses documentary footage of early space research.
The heiress to a racing stable uncovers underhanded dealings.
Having cleaned up Tombstone, marshal Frame Johnson quits after an attempted lynching, and hopes to settle down on a ranch near Cottonwood with his sweetheart Jeannie. Before he can do so, it looks like he may have to clean up Cottonwood too. But how great a sacrifice will he make for law and order?
The Wild West heroine helps bring a star attraction to Deadwood and finds love.
An alien being lands in Santa Monica. Killing two people who attacked him due to the menacing appearance of his spacesuit, the creature takes it off while being pursued by government authorities, revealing himself to be invisible.
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
In this fantasy-toned sequel, former lab chimp Bonzo, now literate (!), runs away from a carnival sideshow and hops a banana truck. He lands in college town Pawlton and is adopted by the granddaughter of football coach 'Pop' Drew, who sorely needs good players. Obvious but pleasant slapstick follows.
World War II is over; to get home quickly, GIs Willie and Joe (of cartoon fame) join the "inactive reserve." Just firmly settled back into civilian life, they're recalled for a new bout of basic training at a base in Japan. From then on, the boys are in and out of one scrape after another...topped by innocent involvement with glamorous Nida, a Eurasian Mata Hari, and her sinister friends.
A Mexican-American laborer fights for his dignity.
The entire Nelson family become embroiled in confusion by the misunderstandings caused when Ozzie invites the attractive grown-up sister of a school chum to stay with the family during a centennial celebration in the community of Hillsdale. Meanwhile, Harriet unknowingly duplicates Ozzie's hospitali
When the local stagecoach is raided by bandits, a western banker sinks all of his capital into a railway line.
Country bumpkin Aaron Slick (Alan Young) has been unsuccessfully courting pretty young widow Josie Beery (Dinah Shore) for years. Josie yearns for a fling in the big city. With $20,000 from a crooked deal stashed in their trunk, Bill Merridew (Robert Merrill) and his "kissing cousin" Gladys (Adele Jergens), stars, in a relative sense, of a touring tent show stop at Josie's farm. Merridew, actually hiding out, thinks there is oil on the farm and Aaron, knowing otherwise, tricks him into buying the farm for a large sum. Josie takes the money and runs to Chicago, with Merridew, realizing he was tricked, in hot pursuit. Aaron arrives in time to keep Josie from letting Merridew "invest" her money.
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.
In 1865 New Orleans, sea captain Truscott goes to the notorious Scarlet Angel saloon, where he meets rapacious Roxy McClanahan, as rough and tough as he is. Despite his best efforts, Roxy manages to make off with Truscott's bankroll, and flees with war widow Linda Caldwell. Luck favors Roxy with a chance to slip into Linda's identity, and luckier still, Linda proves to have had wealthy in-laws in San Francisco, who are happy to give their new relation a chance to become a "lady." But inevitably, Truscott re-appears...
A cowboy fights to save a wild horse from its exploitative owner.
David Trask, the sole survivor of an airplane crash, takes it upon himself to contact the families of the various victims. He is quite surprised at who he finds: the wife and son of a troubled doctor; a domineering mother-in-law of an aspiring actress; and the invalid wife of an obnoxious traveling salesman.
A small-town newspaper editor risks everything to expose a corrupt sheriff.
A brother-and-sister musical team find romance when they tour to London for Elizabeth II's wedding.
An opera star risks disaster when he marries a lovesick fan.
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
Unable to cope with a series of raids on stagecoaches hauling gold to the U. S. Mint, Sheriff Masters (Verne Teters) appeals to the U. S. Marshal's office for help. The Marshal assigns his best man, Johnny (John Carpenter), to the job of discovering the hiding place of the stolen gold and bringing the outlaws to justice. Johnny enlists the aid of Bess Benson (Alyn Lockwood) and her brother Bob (Troy Tarrell). Bess insists on taking her pack dog, Daisy. The foursome then goes to the territory controlled by Sheriff Masters.
Newlyweds try to manage a New York apartment building and its eccentric tenants.
An alien demands that Earth's leaders choose between peace and destruction.
An ex-police/army dog (German Shepherd), named Rex inherits a fortune from an eccentric millionaire. But someone poisons him for his fortune, and he gets to go back to earth as a human detective to bring his killer to justice, and protect the girl who used to look after him.
Low-budget, tabloid-lurid story with high camp value of older man falling for much younger beauty who's busy figuring out how she can kill him now that they're married. Nasty verbal encounters and above all, Beverly Michaels, spike up this flick.
A prim and proper lady has an alter ego that comes out while she sleepwalks.
In Coaltown, Pennsylvania, miner Coke Mason hopes to better himself, buy a radio store, and marry Rose Warren. His gambler brother George thinks Coke can be more successful as a boxer, knowing that when he fights he's consumed with a murderous rage that makes him an "iron man." Seeing dollar signs in Rose's eyes, Coke reluctantly agrees, though he's fearful of the "killer instinct" that makes him a knockout success in the ring...and brings him the booing hatred of the fans. Will Coke throw off his personal demon before he kills someone?
A woman fights to intercept a letter in which her husband tries to prove her guilty of murder.
A penniless carnival worker runs up a mountain of debts when he's mistaken for a millionaire.
Three chorus girls hit Las Vegas in search of rich husbands.
Two sisters find romance during a turn-of-the-century family vacation.
An heiress has to say no to every question for 24 hours if she wants to star on Broadway.
Against her widowed father's wishes, a vaudeville star's daughter takes to the stage.
A racist gangster forces a black doctor to tend to his injuries.
What happens when the man who knows everything goes on a quiz show that doubles your cash prize every time a you answer a question correctly? Beauregard Bottomly is that man & what happens is you end up with 40 million dollars at stake.
An angel''''s earthly mission takes a wrong turn when he falls in love with mortal life.
A boxer's ego battles his love for his manager's daughter.
A hard-luck woman falls for a con man.
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
Three men pursue a shipboard romance with a woman they think is an heiress.
In 1928, Big Ed Hanley (Paul Douglas), boss of a gang of Chicago racketeers, has money and power, but he is bored. Watching some kids play in the park, he sees Ruth Manning (Jean Peters) and is interested at once. He tells her he has a couple of kids and gives her the job of taking care of them. He moves Mamie (Joan Davis) in as a housekeeper, but the best he can scrape up as a son is Harry, a pint-sized monster. A couple of henchmen sent by to rub Big Ed out by his rival, Pretty Willie (Cesar Romero), are relieved of their hardware by Quentin (Arthur Treacher), Ed's butler, and Bugs, his right-hand man. They march them downstairs, supposedly to drop in the river, but actually leave them in a very nice jail maintained by Ed for gangsters who drop by to rub him out. Ed's problems include keeping Ruth, who has begun to like him, from finding out about his activities, increasing his family and keeping uninvited guests from dropping by.
A farmer gets sucked into show business when a theatrical troupe invades her farm.
A beloved old man is secretly Mister 880, an amateurish counterfeiter.
A man who had planned to murder his wife's lover becomes the prime suspect when somebody beats him to it.
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
An outlaw just released from prison is sucked back into a life of crime in this remake of High Sierra.
A child of the tenements helps an ex-con find a new life.
A night-club singer gets involved with a mobster.
An ambitious singer ruins a doctor''''s life.
A husband tries to win back his wife before she can divorce him.
Henry Pecket (Clem Bevans) keeps a land-bound, home-made sloop in the backyard of his boarding house ran by widow Sara March (Charlotte Greenwood), who is tolerant of the fancied trips around the world taken by her "ancient mariner" boarder. Little Nella Cairn (Connie Marshall,)another boarder, is his constant companion on the sloop's "trips." When her brother, Jeff Cairn (John Payne), enlists in the Navy, Nella is sent to board with a cousin, but is unhappy and returns to the boarding house. Pecket sends for Jenny (June Haver), a waitress for Mr. Agrippa (Oliver Blake) at his lunchroom and sweetheart of Jeff. Pecket and Jenny together decide to take care of Nella, when she receives a telegram from the War Department advising that Jeff is missing in action. To console the young girl, Pecket tells her they'll sail out to a wonderful island he knows about where he is sure Jeff can be found. The widow March, incensed about gossip she hears that Pecket is entertaining women guests on his boat, sells it to Mr. Agrippa, who wants to make a hamburger stand out of it. He has a man install wheels on it and plans to tow it away the next day. Pecket, Jenny and Nella have a meeting on the boat, a storm blows up, and since the sails are set, the "Sara March" puts out to "sea,", where it becomes "reefed" in a haystack. A young itinerant dentist, Howard Williams (John Ireland), offers to tow them but runs out of gas just as they reach Dignman's Ferry. He suggests they launch the boat, and all hands, including Williams, who comes in handy when they encounter a scientist in need of dental work, set sail on an enchanted voyage for Pecket's rendezvous island..to find Jeff.
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
An aspiring actress risks her life to clear a sailor charged with murder.
A woman can claim inheritance only if she marries a genius.
Gang Leader Dutch Malone (Robert Armstrong) goes on a hunting trip and is in a car wreck and is confined to the hospital, without the knowledge of any of his gang members. District Attorney Brady (William Forrest) induces taxidermist Peter Winkly (also Robert Armstrong), who is an exact double for Malone,to impersonate Dutch and assume leadership of the gang. Winkly "takes over" the gang and only Rita (Marian Martin), Dutch's girl friend, has any suspicion that he is not really Dutch. But Dutch sees a newspaper showing him out on the town, escapes from the hospital and is on his way to look up the imposter.
An unemployed actor tries to save a young innocent from greedy relations.
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
Shipments of gold from Goldville are being hijacked by a gang secretly headed by Ace Benton (Kenneth Macdonald), the town's leading citizen. Benton is also trying to acquire all the town property, as he knows the railroad is planning a line through there. U.S. Marshals Nevada Jack McKenzie (Johnny Mack Brown) and Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton) are sent in, with Sandy posing as a preacher. Mine owner Bill Simms (Kernan Cripps) is almost wiped out by previous holdups and Dan Baxter (Eddie Dew), in love with Simms' daughter Jane (Inna Guest), offers to drive the next stage shipment and Sandy is to ride shotgun. Benton's gang, headed by Durkin (Roy Barcroft) intends to rob the stage.
A tailor nurses an unrequited crush on a stage star.
The first of a long-running series of Monogram-produced westerns starring Johnny Mack Brown and Raymond Hatton that replaced the Rough Riders series following the death of Buck Jones in the Boston night club fire. Though the next three years featured Brown (as Nevada Jack McKenzie) and Hatton (in his Sandy Hopkins role from the Rough Riders series) as undercover marshals in some form or another, this initial entry had Brown as a lone rider seeking vengeance and he and Hatton's characters were unknown to each other through most of the film. Hopkins offer McKenzie a marshal's job at the end of the film, which the Brown character declined and rode off alone on his quest. This quest didn't take long as by the next film in the series Nevada Jack McKenzie was a full-fledged U. S. Marshal.
A disgraced ball player turns a Brooklyn team into champions.
An Allied sympathizer discovers his twin brother is a Nazi spy.
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
In the 8th (and last) entry in the Scott R. Dunlap-produced "Rough Riders" series for Monogram, the town of Gold Creek is in turmoil due to the hi-jacking of gold. Newspaper editor Rufus Tood (Milburn Morante) is going to publish the fact that a dying miner accused Rand (Harry Woods) and Ludlow (Roy Barcroft) of being his attackers. John Corbett (Jack Daley), the town's leading citizen and Todd's supposed friend, but in reality the man behind the gang, has Todd's presses wrecked. The latter sends for U.S. Marshal Buck Roberts (Buck Jones, in his next to last film), who stops a holdup of miner Ray Mason (Bud McTaggart), carrying gold in a wagon, and brings the wounded Ray to town and secretes the wagon. Marshals Tim McCall (Tim McCoy, in his last series western), posing as a preacher, and Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton), posing as an undertaker, have also arrived in town. The coffins Sandy brings contain a new printing press for Todd. With the aid of his daughter Julie (Evelyn Cook), Todd puts out an edition naming Rand and Ludlow as crooks and demanding the name of the man behind the crimes. The crooks identify Buck as the man who took the gold wagon from them, and Buck, posing as an outlaw, makes a deal with them to deliver the gold to the ring leader. They have other plans, however.
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
A man''''s infatuation with a gold-digging beauty continues after his marriage.
A braggart masquerades as a primitive throwback.
As a precocious child, Tom Edison defies authority to develop his first inventions.
Thomas Edison fights to turn his dreams into reality.
A mild-mannered insurance salesman gets mixed up with gangsters.
A solid married man discovers he's forgotten a past existence as a con artist.
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane get mixed up with murder during a beauty pageant.
A lawyer plays with fire when he gets mixed up with underworld types.
A man in prison on false charges escapes to save his family from a blackmailer.
In search of a big scoop for his failing paper, an editor tries to solve a kidnapping case that''''s turned into murder.
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
A prison chaplain tries to help a young innocent and prevent a breakout.
During a drunken night out, an heiress marries a broken-down gambler.
After digging up the dirt on local politicians, a newswoman decides to run for office.
An orphan on the run tries to find a new home.
The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young man--who turns out to be the son of the District Attorney who sent the boy's father to the electric chair.
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue (Edith Fellows), who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue (Margaret Irving), who is even more artificial and theatrical than her name. Foxine's pretty and older sister, Mary LaRue (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells) makes sacrifices to support the trio. Al Partridge (Scott Kolk as Scott Colton), a hollywood agent becomes interested in Mary and takes the family trio to Hollywood in the hopes of Foxine getting into the movies. After several incidents by the rowdy Foxine on the train, and later at International Studios, Foxine is further from being in the movies than she was in New York. Gert decides that a "hoax" kidnapping is just the ticket to get Foxine the publicity to land a studio contract. That night Foxine dresses as a boy, disarranges her room, leaves a "ransom note" and hops a freight train. The police arrive the next morning and hear Mary accuse Al and Gert of staging the kidnapping, and they are arrested. Foxine leaves the train several hundred miles away and takes shelter with the good-natured Pascual Orozco (Leo Carrillo) and his family. The arrested pair are released when the police receive another ransom note (sent by Foxine.)
In a fantastically art-deco hospital, young Dr. Kildare treats and falls for impoverished Janet Healy, widow of a bank robber, who's been in prison and can't find her baby. Later she helps Kildare sew up gangster Hanlon in a tavern back room. Kildare pursues Janet and enlists Hanlon to help her; the gangster's solution, not surprisingly, is violent.
A group of zanies tries to save a pretty girl's sanitarium.
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
Agent Pete Garland is fired by society singer Monica Barrett after he got her a new radio contract, because she thinks her lawyer friend Teddy Leeds fits in better with her social status. To get even, Pete wants to make an unknown singer into a star. He finds Ruth Allison, drives her hard through rehearsals and makes her a star. But she is worried about her past, something she hasn't told Pete: She's an ex-convict and jumped bail in order to keep her partners in crime out of it. Further she's in love with Pete, but feels that he's still carrying a torch for Monica. When Monica's popularity is decreasing, Pete is able to get Ruth a stint on the program, the result is Monica is fired and Ruth get her job, but Monica takes revenge by revealing Ruth's past. Ruth considers it is best for her to disappear before being arrested, but she has become a star in public opinion. Will she get Pete or will she go to prison again ?
A man goes to a loan shark to finance his family''''s vacation.
Dare Rudd takes a shine to his cattleman cousin Tom's girlfriend who asks Tom to hire Dare to head the big cattle drive. Dare loses the money for the drive to cardsharps, but Tom wins it back, but Dare must save Tom's life.
An honest cab driver fights against corruption.
A compulsive liar, married to a scrupulously honest lawyer, confesses to a murder she didn''''t commit to help further his career.
An ad man gets his model girlfriend to pose as a debutante for a new campaign.
Rose Carlton is the kept woman of Chan Lo, who takes her from walking the streets to pacing the floors of her high rent apartment. Rose ends up killing Chan and boards a ship where burly sea captain Bull Brackett takes a shine to her. When he finds out she killed Chan, he blackmails her into coming
Members of a wealthy family are murdered one-by-one.
A law student poses as a fight promoter to catch a notorious gangster.
Woman drops out of college to marry an ambitious, young journalist. Their happiness is delayed when a rich admirer sees that she gets an acting job just as her reporter leaves to cover the news from Rome. The marriage goes stale as separartions follow reunions, and the two pursue their respective ca
To save his beloved dog, a boy runs away from home, only to get mixed up with gangsters.
A writer and an actress meet and marry without really knowing each other--they are even unaware that both bride and groom are equally famous. During the honeymoon, all hell breaks loose as a comedic war of the sexes leads inevitably to love.
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
A reporter and a detective team up to expose a ring of jewel thieves.
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora''''s cousin of a murder charge.
A circus performer searches for the son his wife stole from him.
An escaped convict tries to keep ahead of the law while starring in a dancing act.
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
A hard-drinking reporter specializes in murder cases, until he becomes a suspect in one himself.
Ginger Rogers plays an heiress on a cruise to Europe being pursued by a day laborer mistaken for a prominent mining engineer. During the cruise, he foils two crooks try to get rid of Ginger.
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A brilliant geneticist, Dr. Moreau and his assistant Montgomery are on the brink of revolutionizing science when Edward Douglas becomes stranded on their remote island. At first glance, this tropical paradise seems idyllic. But deep in the jungle lies a terrifying secret. Moreau and Montgomery have been performing gene-splicing research on animals to create a superior breed of human being, and that experiment has gone terribly wrong. They have ignored the most fundamental law of the jungle: survival of the fittest. Roaming free, these beast-people are highly intelligent with murderous instincts. Their thirst for blood is pacified through a combination of sedatives and shock discipline. But events triggered by Douglas'' unexpected arrival are about to break Moreau''s God-like dominion over these resentful creatures. As the crisis escalates, Douglas must escape the clutches of his captors and find a way off the island before he becomes a part of Moreau''s final horrifying experiment.
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