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Set in a sleepy Southern Louisiana town in 1959, a lawyer, searches for justice as he volunteers to help a black woman whose property is being threatened by the Holts, the first family of the town, after she refuses to sell her valuable land. Nobody thinks Willie can win the case, but behind its po
James Brown, John Wilder, Walter Coy, Robert Karnes, Joe Haworth. James Brown (not to be confused with black action hero Jim Brown or soul singer James Brown), a retired gunman turned government agent, is lured out of retirement by his outlaw brother for an undercover bank job
A young bride suspects her husband has been replaced by a space invader.
In this sumptuous Civil War story, a willful southern belle goes mad out of fear that she may be part black.
Advertising executive Gwen Taylor sends her art director Rick Todd on a mission to bring an artist back to the commercial fold. Meanwhile, Gwen's fatherless son Timmie, at a remote boys' school, is riding for a fall by manufacturing evidence of his "explorer father." By an amazing coincidence, Rick steps off the bus at just the right moment for Timmie to recruit him as "father" without his knowledge. With no intention of collaborating, the befuddled Rick is carried along by the sweep of events. Who can predict the outcome?
A corset designer takes a job selling barbed wire in the wild West.
A ballerina becomes a gambler's lucky charm.
True story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.
Wayne Morris, James J. Lydon, Beverly Garland, Rayford Barnes, Dabbs Greer, Lee Van Cleef, Nestor Paiva. While on the run from corrupt carpetbaggers in post-Civil War Texas, a young gunslinger teams up with a fugitive gunfighter to seek revenge on his former partner.
The Kettles are in Paris along with their daughter-in-law's parents the Parkers. Pa tries to buy racy postcards. He also gets in big trouble when he is given a letter to deliver to Adolph Wade, a spy who gets killed by spies Inez and Cyrus Kraft.
A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.
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.
When a circus clown is drafted, he tries to sneak his pet lion into the service.
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
The Bowery Boys enter the wrestling world when one of them develops superhuman powers.
A playboy hands control of his dwindling fortune to a pretty girl.
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
The short-tempered manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates mends his ways in return for a little divine assistance.
After a fire kills his family, a college professor sinks into alcoholism.
A young lawyer''''s primrose path to success gets him framed for murder.
An American artist finds love in Paris but almost loses it to conflicting loyalties.
A society jewel thief falls for one of her marks.
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.
Two con artists join forces and pose as brother and sister. He then meets rich widows through the "personals" sections of newspapers, marries them, and both kill the widows for their money.
The editor of a sleazy tabloid newspaper has been borrowing money from his lover, the wife of a rich theatrical producer, and promises to marry her when she gets a divorce. However, the husband refuses to grant her a divorce, and takes back all the money and jewelry he has given her. The editor sees her husband leaving her apartment and, seeing his opportunity, kills her, takes all his IOUs (and the jewelry) and frames the husband for the murder.
One bright morning, the villagers near Blarney Castle, Ireland hear terrible news: the famed Blarney Stone has been stolen. Enter Joe Mulqueen, singing insurance investigator from New York. The lovely daughter of police sergeant McNaughton soon catches Joe's eye, and oddly enough Joe fulfills an ancient prophecy of who her lover will be. Meanwhile, Joe does find time to do a little investigating...
Two talent scouts for a New York-based country music TV show called "Square Dance Jubilee" are sent out West to get authentic western singing acts. They find what they're looking for, but also get mixed up in cattle rustling and murder.
A railroad detective tries to bring in a gang of train robbers and a lost love.
Two brothers sell their Arizona land at a dangerous cost.
A crusading DA falls for a defense attorney with a criminal past.
The Bowery Boys find a dead gangster''''s loot-and the mob out to get it back.
An ex-con cousin of one of the Bowery Boys gets them into trouble with the law.
A body, believed to be that of a criminal lawyer, sends the police hunting for the killer. The lawyer's wife, his partner, and an ex-convict are, in turn, suspected of the crime. But the body was incorrectly identified, and the lawyer is still alive. He murders his partner and is planning on killing his wife.
To quote a Marine D.I. in San Diego or John Wayne in several movies, "Listen up, we ain't going to plow this ground twice." In 1947, Hal Roach made a film called "Curly", which was an expanded version of 1930's "Our Gang" short "Teacher's Pet", with Frances Rafferty and Larry Olsen taking the roles played by June Marlowe and Jackie Cooper in the original short. Hal Roach also made a film called "The Fabulous Joe", basically about a drunk, a talking dog, gangsters and Marie Wilson running around in her skivvies. The two films, intended as bottom-half of a double feature, were released about two weeks apart, with "Curly" going out first. "The Fabulous Joe" came about two weeks later. At the same time, the two films were stitched together and offered, with the combined running time of 112 minutes, to exhibitors who didn't play double features. The film listed on this page, "Hal Roach's Comedy Carnival", is the result. "Curly" was an attempt by Hal Roach, who no longer owned the rights to "Our Gang" (aka "The Little Rascals") to create a version of "Our Gang" with a new set of kids, which would be known as "Curly and His Gang", and would be feature-length films in Cinecolor. "Curly" was the first one in the series and was followed in 1948 by "Who Killed "Doc" Robbin" with the same kids from "Curly" playing the same roles. Later, "Curly" and "Who Killed 'Doc' Robbin" were packaged together as "The Adventures of Curly and His Gang" for theatres and later sold to televison, and there are sources who keep adding the adult cast from the "Doc Robbin" film (Don Castle, Virginia Grey, Claire DuBrey, Paul Hurst and others)incorrectly to the cast of "Curly." The fun part of "Hal Roach's Comedy Carnival" is that it is comprised of two films that are about as opposite of each other as films can be. "The Fabulous Joe" is a screwball comedy filled with double entendre dialogue and scenes and as "Adult" as a film of the 40's could be and still get PCA approval. "Curly", as mentioned, is "Our Gang" updated and in color.
A showgirl working for an inventor battles crooks out to steal his ideas.
In their first film, the Bowery Boys tackle gangsters.
Famed Asian detective Charlie Chan tries to disprove fingerprint evidence left at a bank robbery.
Carol Lawrence (Gale Storm), an aspiring singer, goes to a new night club owned by Danny Warren (Phil Regan), whose father Daniel Warren (Russell Hicks) doesn't approve of the club and wants Danny to join him in the family business. Carol is suspected of being a process server and is thrown out of the club. An extremely long arm of coincidence leads her to the elder Warren's office and he hires her as a process server. She returns but gets a singing job this time so foregoes serving the cease-and-desist notice. The Three Stooges are on hand as waiters and Connee Boswell, Louis Jordan, Will Osborne and Mary Treen provide the music and songs in addition to Gale Storn on "Oh, Buddy" and "On the Sunny Side of the Street."
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 young couple''''s accident could make them rich, if they can evade a Nazi spy ring.
A young lad has his fine new hatchet confiscated by a grumpy baker. The boy's hot-headed father tries to get it back, but this results in a fight in which onlookers seem to see the father use the disputed weapon to strike and kill the baker. At the resulting murder trial, their evidence on this point becomes a matter of life-and-death.
U. S. Marshal Ted Cameron, masquerading as a bandit, robs a mail coach. Delores Mendoza, a passenger, is an agent for the Mexican government, assigned to investigate a counterfeiting and smuggling gang operating below the border. She joins forces with Ted and his sidekick, Rockabye Jones, and together they expose the gang and bring them to justice.
A radio star tries to escape the limelight in the car trunk of a reporter who is eager for a story.
An agent''''s secretary puts together an all-female big band to cope with wartime male shortages.
When John Barrabbee's plane makes an emergency landing, he wanders off and joins Roy's cattle drive. Later he learns he was killed when his plane resumed its flight and crashed. He also learns his daughter is going to sell his ranch and marry a man he dislikes. So he gives Roy a job on the ranch and sends him off to see if he can prevent both of these events while he remains in hiding.
A mad scientist is forced to leave San Francisco when his experiments become known. He lands on a tropical island, takes control and terrorizes the local populace. The survivor of a shipwreck washes ashore on the island, sees what is happening and determines to free the natives from his rule.
A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence.
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
To please his dying father, a man hires a hatcheck girl to pose as his fiancée.
An elderly professor with six months to live plots a murder to reunite two young lovers.
A small-town boy tries life in the big city before going to college.
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
Greedy heirs gather to wait for the death of Henrietta Winslow. Murder, thunder claps, howling cats, gun shots, screams in the night, hidden passages -- all the proper ingredients.
A young doctor uses pioneering methods to treat a mental patient.
Two Marines compete for the love of a Central American plantation owner.
A society girl pushes her working class boyfriend into politics.
When a gangster takes him hostage, a psychiatrist psychoanalyzes the criminal.
Rival detectives fall in love when they''''re forced to work together.
A lady doctor gets mixed up with a criminal gang.
Years after their break-up, a couple finds each other all over again.
Daffy detectives fight off a giant octopus in a haunted lighthouse.
Spies have an invention which will allow its posessor to remote-control flying aircraft. The U.S. Navy, the Berlin police, and No. 1 son Lee Chan (a member of the U.S. Swim Team at the Berlin Olympics) help Charlie capture the spies.
A Navy veteran with one leg fights to make himself a success.
A country bumpkin becomes a singing sensation on the radio.
A doctor investigates the murder of a colleague involved in experimental surgery.
A playwright in search of solitude is besieged by three women.
A man helps his brother skip town, then steals his girlfriend.
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
A blackmailer's murder tears apart a well-off family.
A divorcee can't stop meddling in her ex-husband's affairs.
A young fan tries to rehabilitate an alcoholic actress he''s fallen in love with.
A small-town doctor gets mixed up with gangsters.
After a working girl reforms an alcoholic lawyer who was recently dumped, his ex wants him back.
An American oil company representative almost sacrifices his marriage for his career.
A professional horsewoman fights prejudice when she marries into society.
Crooks and killers try to stop a young woman from proving her claim to an inheritance.
A steel worker rises to the boardroom but longs for his former life.
An actor uses his skills to protect his sister from her sinister husband.
A West Point cadet falls for his commanding officer's daughter.
This short film shows the role a crime laboratory plays in the solving of criminal investigations.
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