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A small-town reporter investigates a mysterious group holed up in a country lodge.
A child is left mute by the sight of her stepmother's murder.
Teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political machine. Unknown to Miriam, said machine nominates her father, Judge Wilkins. As support grows for Bill, the presence of rival candidates under one roof poses problems, especially for Ruth, wife to Bill and daughter of the judge.
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
Three men pursue a shipboard romance with a woman they think is an heiress.
The CIA sends playboy Mike Trent to Alaska with agent Vee Langley, posing as his "nurse," to investigate flying saucer sightings. At first, installed in a hunting lodge, the two play in the wilderness. But then they sight a saucer. Investigating, our heroes clash with an inept gang of Soviet spies, also after the saucer secret.
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 prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
The four daughters of a New England family fight for happiness during and after the Civil War.
Psychiatry provides the key to proving a veteran flyer innocent of his wife''s murder.
When a judge learns his wife has terminal brain cancer, he begins to consider mercy-killing.
A New York businessman''''s dream of a country home is shattered when he buys a tumbledown rural shack.
The goddess of the dance comes to Earth to take over a musical lampooning the gods.
A coast guardsman begins to think his mistress's blind husband can really see.
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; farmers in a "sea of grass." The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the farmers watch helplesslly as the sea of grass is exploited until it becomes a dustbowl.
A country girl tries to conquer the world of opera.
A star-struck hick goes to Hollywood to become a star.
Rip Smith's opinion-poll business is a failure...until he discovers that the small town of Grandview is statistically identical to the entire country. He and his assistants go there to run polls cheaply and easily, in total secrecy (it would be fatal to let the townsfolk get self-conscious). And of course, civic crusader Mary Peterman must be kept from changing things too much. But romantic involvement with Mary complicates life for Rip; then suddenly everything changes...
A twin takes her deceased sister''''s place as wife of the man they both love.
A western bandit is reformed by his love for a little girl.
An aviation pioneer fights his family's objections to invent a flying machine.
Follow-up to hit film Claudia (1943) finds title characters (Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young) dealing with the ups and downs of marriage and parenthood in their rural Connecticut town. Illness, accidents, and jealousy plague the young couple as they learn to weather life.
A widow generates small-town gossip when she falls in love too soon after her husband's death.
A recent widow tries to help her emotionally disturbed stepdaughter.
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
A pregnant musician awaits her husband's return from World War II.
A pair of sailors on leave try to help a movie extra become a singing star.
A pair of dimwits get jobs as servants to a boy king whose life is in danger.
Two Russians fight to escape the seven Nazi soldiers trapped with them in a bombed building.
After struggling to become a success, Betty Miller and her all-girl orchestra finally hit pay dirt when crooner Herbie Fenton comes on board. Problems arise when Betty and her girls try to find backers to invest in Herbie and they sell 125 percent of him.
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
A frontierswoman turns her family into a band of bank robbers.
A senator''''s daughter follows her boyfriend in the days of the California gold rush.
A Nazi officer on trial for war crimes thinks back on his past.
A small-town butcher has problems coping with meat rationing.
A college boy has to cope with a pair of beautiful twins.
A lad with a penchant for trouble is sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Indiana. Though he's not happy about the arrangement at first, his love of horses and his affection for a young colt that he plans to race make life bearable. He also finds romance with tomboyish Char who shares his love for horses.
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
Playboy Andy Mason, on leave from the army, romances showgirl Eadie Allen overnight to such effect that she's starry-eyed when he leaves next morning for active duty in the Pacific. Only trouble is, he gave her the assumed name of Casey. Andy's eventual return with a medal is celebrated by his rich father with a benefit show featuring Eadie's show troupe, at which she's sure to learn his true identity...and meet Vivian, his 'family-arrangement' fiancée. Mostly song and dance.
Two writers, friends since childhood, fight over their books and lives.
An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat discover, misfortune can often lead to truth.
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
To try and kick-start her show-business career, a woman admits to a Chicago murder.
Gloria Dobson (Jane Frazee) is finding it hard to become a night club singer in New York because she has "no name". She is given a chance to acquire one when her trunk is delivered by mistake to the home of socialite James Manning III (Robert Paige). The latter's wealthy Aunt Matilda (Elizabeth Patterson) has Jimmy tagged for marriage to Louella Marvin (Jan Wiley). Jimmy, not interested in marrying Louella, and his butler, Michael (Charles Coleman) persuade Gloria, who has come to claim her trunk, to be introduced to Aunt Mathilda as Jimmy's "secret bride". The news of his "secret marriage" makes the newspapers, and his lawyers advise him that the only way out is an actual marriage to Gloria, followed by a quick divorce. Gloria agrees and they are married, and she discovers she has fallen in love with Jimmy. But humiliated because Jimmy still wants a divorce, she defiantly obtains a night club singing engagement on the strength of her married name. Jimmy ruins her chances of gaining recognition by buying up all the club's reservations for three weeks. Gloria then heads for Reno to get a divorce. Jimmy, realizing that he does love Gloria, flies to catch her Reno-bound train...
A high priest travels to America with the living mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.) to kill all those who had desecrated the tomb of the Egyptian princess Ananka thirty years earlier.
A horse thief marries for profit, but doesn't reckon with his wife's determination to reform him.
A migrant laborer becomes a champion of farm workers'' rights.
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
A gangster helps pay a tabloid editor's debts to gain control of the paper.
Rodeo rider Hurricane Smith is wrongly convicted of murder and robbery, but escapes and creates a new and happy life for himself. But one of the real criminals shows up to claim the loot which he believes Smith has.
Belle Langtry runs a town being taken over by cattle rustlers. She is also a front for the outlaws, who are led by Steve Fraser. Hoppy gets elected sheriff and cleans up the town with help from the Bar 20 boys.
Ole and Chick are making a movie, but th edirector is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them a absurd story They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up an musical revue in their garden and want to bring it up on Broadway. If Jeff is sucessful he can marry Kitty. But there is his rich friend Woody, who also loves Kitty, Chick's sister Betty, who's in love with a false Russian count, and Detective Quimby. They all make the thing very complicated for Ole and Chick. After some mistakes they think, that Kitty isn't the right girl for Jeff they start sabotating the show, but the Broadway producer is impressed and signs the contract. That's the story the writer tells them. For this he's soot by the director.
Married songwriters almost split up while putting on a big show.
Charming Andre Cassil woos physician Jane Alexander and the two impulsively get married. The honeymoon ends very quickly when Jane voices her progressive views on marriage which include the two having separate apartments. Andre then tries to make his wife jealous in order to lure her into his bedroom.
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
A mine owner dies and leaves half to Gene and half to easterner Barbara Erwin. Gene wants to continue operation of the mine as requested in the will but Barbara wants to sell and leave with her half of the money. So she hires two lawyers not knowing they are crooks. They then sent their henchman out and Gene's life is soon in danger.
Anne Shirley, having recently wed her childhood sweetheart Gilbert Blythe, takes a teaching position in a prestigious school far from her home on Prince Edward Island. While she is quickly accepted by her host family, the rest of the town, headed by the clannish Pringle family, refuses to accept her, on the orders of the head of the Pringle tribe, Ernestine Pringle.
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
The Cisco Kid (Cesar Romero) tells his pal Gordito (Chris-Pin Martin) that "From now on, Amigo, I am through with women" and then a few minutes later, after rescuing Joan Allen (Jean Rogers) from an attempted stage holdup, tells her "...but you, senorita, you are different!" and therein lies the short summary of all of the films in the 20th Century-Fox Cisco Kid series. The padded plot, so exhibitors could tell the entries apart, finds Towash, Texas saloon owner Hank Gunther (Harold Goodwin) plotting with Jesse Allen (Minor Watson), Joan's father, to rob the money missed on the aborted stage holdup from the express company safe rather than report empty-handed to the "Boss"(Stanley Fields). Allen robs the express office, but is seen by Moses (Nigel de Brulier), an old hermit, who tells the boys in the saloon that he doesn't know the robber's name but recognized him as the man he had seen that day with Joan. The latter has convinced her father to return the money and they will go to Arizona. Cisco, also seen that day with Joan, gets blamed for the robbery as Gunther has killed ol' Mose who is no longer around to identify Cisco as not being the robber, and Joan is not willing to implicate her father. It is beginning to look like Cisco is indeed through with women, albeit on an involuntary basis.
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
A tough pioneer woman needs a young man's help in fighting land grabbers and finding love.
A man in prison on false charges escapes to save his family from a blackmailer.
A Brooklyn showgirl tries to clear a ranch foreman of murder charges.
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
Jimmy Hanley (Dennis O'Keefe) learns that his former dancing partner has been killed, leaving a baby boy Sandy (Sandra Lee Henville as Baby Sandy), so he takes the baby to live with him and his roommate Boris Bebenko (Mischa Auer). Theatre manager Allen Rand (Donald Briggs) threatens to fire Jimmy for neglecting his work, but Jimmy's girlfriend Diana (Shirley Ross) squares things by going to dinner with Rand over Jimmy's objections. Sandy catches measles and the quarantine causes Jimmy and Boris to miss a big audition.
A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.
Mark Twain''''s classic troublemaker helps a runaway slave escape to the North.
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery.
A lumberman takes on pirates out to plunder the forest.
Against a background of exceptional mountain photography, Hoppy rushes to rid former sweetheart Nora Blake and Pappy's range of rustlers and bad guys.
A small-town boy tries to juggle two girlfriends at once.
Card sharps Chipper Morgan (Preston Foster) and Darby Randall (Arthur Treacher) pick the wrong victim, Detective Willis (Alan Dinehart), on a transatlantic crossing, and are arrested upon docking in New York and returned up the river to Rockwell Prison, their old alma mater. They had played brilliant football for "dear old Pen" during their prior semesters, and prison coach Slim Nelson (Slim Summerville) is happy to see them back for graduate work, especially with the annual grudge game with Larson State Pen coming up. Willis, who has been named the new warden for Rockwell, gives them soft jobs and then places a large bet on the Larson eleven. Both Chipper and Darby feel badly about the raw deal handed fellow "student" Tommy Grant (Tony Martin) and his sweetheart, Helen (Phyllis Brooks), who were innocently caught up in a phoney pension racket ran by swindlers Jeffrey Mitchell (Sidney Toler) and Ray Douglas (Robert Allen), and were both jailed. When Phyllis is released from Stillwell Prison for Women, she tells Tommy about the two men and their racket, and he decides to escape, even though he has only a month more to serve, and put an end to their scheme. He plans his break for the night of the prison's "varsity show" and tells Chipper and Darby, who promise to help him. But the pair tie up Tommy and make the break themselves, dressed as women. They go to Springfield, save the victim's money, get a confession from Mitchell and Douglas clearing Tommy and Helen, turn them over to the sheriff...and race back to Rockwell to find their team behind 14-9 late in the game. Can they lead old Rockwell to a comeback victory?
A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her.
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
A small-town drunk catches a temperance campaigner in dirty dealings.
A gangster's widow fights for love despite society's disapproval.
Young marrieds in the fishing business run afoul of the law.
A singer gets mixed up with a grieving family and a haunted house.
An orphaned girl living with a lighthouse keeper is forced to go to boarding school.
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.
True story of the French scientist''''s battle to establish modern medical methods.
In the second screen version of The Maltese Falcon, a detective is caught between a lying seductress and a lady jewel thief.
A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.
A young man uses flattery to beat out a romantic rival.
After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter. The little girl charms her crusty grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother.
The Chinese government calls Charlie Chan to Shanghai to investigate a murder involving an opium ring. Ring leaders kidnap Charlie and attempt to have him killed.
An undercover G-man helps with a jailbreak to learn the mob''''s secrets.
A small-town doctor gets mixed up with gangsters.
A songwriters takes on the corrupt publisher who stole his music.
Entertainers enter a political rally to get out of the rain and become part of the show. One of them (Powell) gives a speech in place of the besotted candidate (Walburn) and is chosen to be the candidate by backers he later exposes as crooks.
A mad doctor grafts the hands of a murderer on to a concert pianist's wrists.
A small-town newspaper publisher champions a young man who may have been jailed wrongly.
A gangster tries to turn his tone-deaf girlfriend into a singing star.
Before she can confess to shooting her husband''''s mistress, a woman succumbs to amnesia.
"Stake-Out" Kelly (Bruce Cabot), ace detective, meets Mary Higgins (Judith Allen) at a small Hollywood sandwich shop where he expects to get some information concerning Packey Davis (Charles Sabin), head of a ring of jewel thieves. His suspicions are confirmed when Mary warns him that Davis is outside - waiting for him. Kelly sets a trap and, in the ensuing battle, one of the gangsters is killed. Davis is interested in rubbing out Kelly as Kelly and Baker are the only two witnesses against Smitty (Arthur Rankin), a Davis henchman. Baker is in the hospital and the plan is bring Smitty there for identification. Kelly accidently slips the secret to Mary, who in turn innocently informs Packey. A trap is laid.
A con artist and his beautiful assistant take on the fashion world.
A district attorney secretly marries the daughter of a man he's trying to convict.
A reformer's daughter wins the lead in a scandalous Broadway show.
Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a cafe in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett.
A gold digger tries to get ahead by marrying a succession of ill-fated racketeers.
A young girl''''s secret romance is exposed when her lover is murdered.
An actor uses his skills to protect his sister from her sinister husband.
A police lieutenant uses scientific methods to solve a decadent playboy's murder.
A radio star''''s pure image leads to a fake engagement to a hayseed.
The setting is a farm. Kate Smith and Sally Blane play sisters; assorted relatives live with the sisters, but everyone at home, and in the whole town, depends on Kate to hold everything together. The power company wants to build a dam which will require flooding many of the farms; Kate is holding out; if Kate sells, everyone else will sell; if Kate refuses, the rest of the town will refuse as well. Randolph Scott meets Kate's beautiful sister, Sally Blane, at a dance. Randolph Scott, as it turns out, is an agent for the power company. Kate thinks he's just using Sally; Sally believes that he truly likes her. Randolph comes to the farm and appears to woo Kate. Kate remains unconvinced about selling out, but falls for Randolph.
Fresh young boxer Buzz Kinney is just out of college. He's able to knock out Stag Bailey when the veteran becomes over confident. Later Buzz is a worn out wreck with a broken nose and cauliflower ear.
Feuding mothers almost wreck their children's marriage.
A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their operations to a small town. There the gang's leader, John Madison, encounters a faith healer and uses him to scam the gullible public of funds for a supposed chapel. But when a real healing takes place, a change comes over the gang.
Swindlers dupe a young go-getter into buying swamp land, then discover it's actually worth a fortune.
A husband and wife fight to survive in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.
A college girl uses her brains and her legs to conquer the business world.
In this short film, a criminal idolizes the life of a famous gangster... unaware that his hero met a tragic end.
This short film takes a look at the typical American barbershop.
In this comedic short, Charley Chase is told he has only six months to live, so he decides to make the most of it.
In this comedic short, the owner of a burnt down gas station attempts to fool his insurance company by embellishing the description of his business. Vitaphone Release 1700-1701.
In this comedic short, a man unwittingly puts on a belt that has the power to change the wearer''''s personality.
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