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A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. His dependence upon his daughter (Diana Lynn) keeps him interfering with her romance with a returning WW II sailor (Sonny Tufts, just before Paramount finally gave up on him.) And he will stretch the truth beyond accepted boundaries. Fitzgerald's real-life brother Arthur Sheilds plays his brother who he has built up to be a rich man, but who is really a diver working for the police department. Could have been a ten if there had been a leprechaun or two or Pat O'Brien in the cast.
A prominent citizen's daughter marries an outlaw's son.
Young Ken McLaughlin has a problem doing anything to please his father. The boy is constantly getting into one sticky situation after another and is also a poor student. To teach him responsibility, Ken's parents give him a colt to take care of. Can he nurse it back to health when it becomes sick, and will he and his father ever bond ?
Northern lawyer John Reynolds travels to New Orleans to try and clean up the local crime syndicate based around a lottery. Although he meets Julie Mirbeau and they are attracted to each other, the fact that her father heads the lottery means they end up on opposite sides. When her father is killed, Julie becomes more and more involved in the shady activities and in blocking Reynolds' attempts at prosecution.
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An aging archaeologist pursues the daughter of the woman he loved and lost.
An unscrupulous Englishwoman sets out to steal a place in society.
A strong-willed patriarch returns from the dead to amend the wrongs he did his family.
A lawyer gets mixed up in a net of intrigue when he witnesses a suicide.
A woman joins her fiance at a Malaysian prison camp only to discover he's become an alcoholic.
A married lawyer with amnesia falls in love with another woman.
A crazed scientist creates a living being from body parts, not realizing it has a madman's brain.
Prizefighter Mason loses his opening fight so wife Rose leaves him for Hollywood. Without her around Mason trains and starts winning. Rose comes back and wants Mason to dump his manager Regan and replace him with her secret lover Lewis.
A small-time hood shoots his way to the top, but how long can he stay there?
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