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Cast (feature film)
Convicted murderess Valerie Carns (Ann Blyth) is being transported to Norwich to be executed when a flood strands her and her guards at a convent hospital. Nurse Sister Mary (Claudette Colbert) becomes convinced of her innocence and sets out to find the real killer.
Noble-born cad Dennis (Stapley) has been tricked into a forced stay at the eerie manor of the Sire de Maletroit (Laughton), an evil madman who can't get over the death of his beloved, twenty years after she married his brother (Cavanagh) instead and subsequently passed away during childbirth. Maletroit is determined to have his revenge: the brother has been stowed away in the dungeon for two decades, while he's convinced his disreputable house guest will make a suitably hellish husband for his niece. As luck would have it, the young couple manage to fall in love, and with the help of manservant Voltan (Karloff), they try to make their escape, but not before a final confrontation with Maletroit in the dungeon's crushing deathtrap.
A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman's marriage by driving her mad.
A tramp steamer lands sick crewman Jake Davis on rubber-growing island Oraka, from which voluptuous, bedroom-eyed saloon singer Coral is about to be ejected because "men like her too much." But Coral's slimy boss Cognac gets her a reprieve so she can learn Jake's secret. In the process, Coral gets a bit too fond of Jake, who (suspected of wartime collaboration ) resolves on new efforts to clear himself; but more complications arise.
A faithful dog changes the lives of all who know her after her master dies.
To win back her husband, a divorcee pretends to be married to a loser.
An unhappily married woman falls in love with her niece's fiance.
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
A socialite pretends to be blind to win the love of a blind concert pianist.
A town supports the memory of an aspiring actress who dies before her first film premieres.
After accidentally killing her lecherous producer, a famous actress tries to hide her guilt.
A southern orphan has to leave her beloved dog behind when she moves North.
After the war, Matt Gordon returns to Singapore to retrieve a fortune in smuggled pearls. Arrived, he reminisces in flashback about his prewar fiancée, alluring Linda, and her disappearance during the Japanese attack. But now Linda resurfaces...with amnesia and married to rich planter Van Leyden. Meanwhile, sinister fence Mauribus schemes to get Matt's pearls.
To win a wealthy man, a British woman plots to kill her husband and pin it on her lover.
In 19th-century New Zealand, two sisters compete for the same man against a backdrop of political unrest and natural disaster.
An orphaned Irish boy is taken in by his mother's Scottish relations.
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
A gambler discovers an old flame in South America, but she's married to his new boss.
A nightclub singer inspires a World War II flyer who names his bomber after her.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
Two sets of lovers come together while working on a big musical.
A dedicated teacher sacrifices everything to send a young miner to Oxford.
A penniless veteran is mistaken for a millionaire playboy.
An actor playing a notorious killer begins to live the part.
A man remains young and handsome while his portrait shows the ravages of age and sin.
A songwriter enrolls in an all-girl school to court a pretty gym teacher.
A young ne'er-do-well tries to get his life on track to help his ailing mother.
The inhabitants of a boarding house fear the new lodger is Jack the Ripper.
An American woman with a British husband fights to keep her family together through two world wars.
Biff and Jeff, two American G.I.'s on furlough in Australia during The Second World War, are enjoying their time the way most soldiers on leave do. When they meet the beautiful Joyce, however, they both fall head over heels for her, and start competing for her attentions. As their R&R time begins to run out, the schemes they each come up with to win her affection and foil the other's plans to do the same become more and more outrageous.
A hypochondriac''''s imagined illnesses aren''''t enough to keep him out of the military.
On a trip to New York, a small-town blowhard gets caught between a wealthy widow and a gold digger.
Sherlock Holmes investigates acts of terrorism linked to Nazi radio broadcasts.
J. P. Courtney wants to update the music on the radio program he sponsors, but his wife, Agatha Courtney, is the final authority and addicted to the classics and won't allow him to replace Professor Bistell and his symphonic orchestra. Conspiring with his daughter Sue and her friends, Marvo the Great, the Andrews Sisters, Anne Payne and bandleader Woody Herman, they devise a sabotage plot that gets rid of Professor Bistell, and a new sound is soon heard on the program.
A woman''''s happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
This Republic murder mystery starts with a radio broadcast by Greg Sherman (John Howard) who solves cases on the air that the local police cannot solve. As he names the perpetrator of a recent murder we see the criminal, who is listening to the show, become alarmed and start to make his escape. The scene shifts to the police department where the chief, fearing for his job, assigns officers to get something, anything, on Sherman and get him off the air. Meanwhile, Greg and his pretty wife Beth (Margaret Lindsay) are parting company. He's going to a party and she's going to visit her pregnant sister in the hospital. The next morning Greg wakes up and nudges his sleeping wife. When she doesn't respond, he pulls off the covers and finds not his wife but a strange woman, dead and with the murder knife still sticking up out of her back. While he's still recovering from the shock, Beth walks into the bedroom. Thinking that she has discovered her husband with another woman, she leaves and calls the police. The police are delighted of course, but Greg escapes as they are arresting him. Now he must solve the mystery by himself...
An American saloon owner in North Africa is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up.
A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.
An American correspondent tries to adopt two children orphaned during the London blitz.
A Welsh mining family faces the struggles of life together.
An Englishman goes behind enemy lines to assassinate Hitler.
Inspector Cork pursues a bank robber who serves in the army and receives facial injuries. After plastic surgery he shows up as a bank president planning an enormous robbery.
Steamboat inventor Robert Fulton shows up in New York in 1807. Tavern keeper (Faye) believes in him, but her boyfriend (MacMurray) doesn't. All seems lost when sailors afraid of losing their jobs burn his boat.
A teenage boy goes into debt to court a Manhattan socialite.
A woodchopper''s children go off in search of the bluebird of happiness.
A ballerina turns to prostitution when her fiance is reported killed in World War I.
When they accidentally capture a bank robber, two street cleaners are given a scholarship to Oxford.
An American reporter covering the war in Europe gets mixed up in the assassination of a Dutch diplomat.
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels.
A British doctor hires an injured ballerina as a nanny for his son.
When her father is reported dead in war, his daughter fights harsh conditions at her boarding school.
A Hindu doctor's affair with a British noblewoman is disrupted by a violent flood.
Shirley is the orphaned survivor of an Indian attack in the Canadian West. A Mountie (Scott) and his girlfriend (Lockwood) take her in. Everybody suffers further Indian attacks and the Mountie is saved from the stake only by Shirley's intervention with the Indian chief.
A jockey trains a blind horse for the Grand National.
Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose financier husband neglects her. On a weekend at the Arlington country house, Bob is used by both Lady A. and her friend to make their husbands jealous; this works all too well, and Bob is in danger from both husbands.
Mr. Moto has himself imprisoned on Devil's Island so he can help his cellmate (Ames) escape and thereby get the goods on a gang of international killers.
A flight commander in France almost cracks under the pressure of sending men to their deaths.
After creating a popular contest, a man goes on a drunken binge and takes the answers with him.
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
When her parents die, an orphaned girl goes to live with her grandfather on a British outpost in India.
The bailiff charged with disposing of a financially strapped widow's estate pretends to be her butler.
An Englishman impersonates an imprisoned German officer and "returns" to Germany to become a national hero. A female German spy is assigned to check him out but falls in love with him.
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
Two men pose as flyers and get mixed up with jewel smugglers.
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.
While vacationing without her husband, a married woman falls for another man.
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
An eccentric millionaire hires a gold digger to run his business.
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
An heiress with a penchant for speeding runs afoul of a traffic cop. Romance develops between the two, but it's soon complicated when he believes she is responsible for killing someone due to reckless driving.
A widowed duchess enlists an American thief to save her from blackmail.
Architect Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Ibbetson discovers that the Duchess of Towers, Mary, is his now-grown childhood sweetheart. Their love revives, but Peter is sentenced to life in prison for an accidental killing. Mary comes to him in dreams and they are able to live out their romance in a dream world.
A steel worker rises to the boardroom but longs for his former life.
A philosophy professor gets stuck chaperoning a student tour of the world.
A chorus girl weds a British lord then falls for an old flame.
Charles Dickens' classic tale of Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and gratitude as a result of these events.
A young miss masquerades as a gypsy to win a minister's love.
A gold digger tries to get ahead by marrying a succession of ill-fated racketeers.
A woman fights to keep her husband from cheating.
A New England society girl braves the West to help her husband build his fortune.
A woman is tempted to betray her husband with an old flame.
A nightclub singer tries to rehabilitate a wealthy playboy.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
An evil twin brother disposes of his enemies in a secret death chamber on his estate.
This short film focuses on the story of Carlo Pozzo di Borgo, a boyhood friend of Napoleon Bonaparte who eventually turned against him.
In this musical short, a guide leads several tourists up a beautiful mountain in Switzerland. Vitaphone Release 7633-7634.
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.
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