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Cast (feature film)
An outlaw is confronted by the son he deserted years earlier.
A farmer turns to violence when a land baron threatens him.
A swindler forges documents to make himself the owner of an entire state.
A sailor and his captain fight over a beautiful girl.
One of Davy Crockett''''s descendants leads a wagon train through perilous territory.
A parson uses six-guns and the Bible to bring peace to a Tennessee town.
A war hero''''s amnesia keeps him from dealing with his criminal past.
A Civil War veteran becomes a judge so he can take out his bitterness on the world.
Gambling hall owners get mixed up with a cop on the take, leading to murder and mystery.
A couple tries a hand at romance while their respective families are busy feuding.
A struggling lyricist befriends a composer''''s widow.
A criminal psychologist investigates the murder of a veteran with amnesia.
A dedicated doctor joins the Chinese in their fight against Japanese invaders.
A man thought dead returns as a ghost to scare off his wife''''s suitors.
The inhabitants of a Balkans island under quarantine fear that one of their number is a vampire.
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
Bandleader Kay Kyser leaves his bride at the altar to help catch international spies.
When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in danger of being blamed himself. In his trouble, the spirit of Andrew Jackson, whom he idolizes, visits him, and in turn, summons much high-powered talent from American history...which only Andrew can see. Can he get out of trouble before too many people think he's crazy?
Scot Webster tries to save his sister Susan from the clutches of gangster W.S. Bruhl. When Scot comes to Bruhl's rented room, one of the gangster's aides falls into his hands, killed by a gunman. The murderer tosses his gun to Scot and disappears. Since all the evidence points at him, Scot is arrested, tried and sentenced to death. A mad scientist uses his brain to transplant it into a gorilla. After the operation Scot wakes up in the body of a gorilla, eager to get his revenge...
A musician's ex-wife wants him back after he finds love and success.
The story revoles around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner (Nils Asther), who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane (Ellen Drew), his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle (Robert Preston), a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name.
An unemployed dreamer thinks he's won a big radio contest.
Radio star Jack Benny, intending to stay in New York for the summer, is forced by the needling of rival Fred Allen to prove his boasts about roughing it on his (fictitious) Nevada ranch. Meanwhile, singer Joan Cameron, whom Jack's fallen for and offended, is maneuvered by her sisters to the same Nevada town. Jack's losing battle to prove his manhood to Joan means broad slapstick burlesque of Western cliches.
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil (Robert Paige) meets waitress Joyce King (Ellen Drew) at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris (John McGuire). Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens (Judith Barrett), has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon (Thomas E. Jackson), Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterwards and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin (John Miljan), assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post.Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's uncle fixes her up with Bill at a company picnic. When the two go out to a nightclub that night, Gracie inadvertently links Bill to the murder of a thug after finding the dead body and Bill's cigarette case at the scene of the crime. While being questioned at the club, she meets Vance who's investigating the homicide. After Gracie's bungled attempts to solve the case, Vance decides it might be easier to have her working with him. Despite Gracie's "help," the two eventually find the real killer.
A brother act is broken up by one sibling''s devotion to gambling.
Vagabond poet Francois Villon wins the chance to improve life in Medieval France, if he will give up his lower-class friends.
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