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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 17, 1985|
|Born:||September 16, 1903||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||California, USA||Profession:||Producer ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Director (feature film)
A beautiful noblewoman gives up wealth and society for love of a two-timing musician.
Producer (feature film)
A rich planter's young bride tries to cope with life on a Ceylonese plantation.
Fifteen-year-old Katri Walenska (Amma Maria Alberghetti) jumps a Polish ship, swims ashore and enters New York illegally. The United States Immigration officials are alerted---the USA still had a functioning immigration policy and department when this was filmed---and the search is on. Katri's only possessions are a ten-dollar bill and a letter to her parents' old friend, Jan Poldi (Lauritz Melchior), a former Metropolitan Opera star. She finds him in a shabby Greenwich Village apartment. His neighbors in the apartment house are three Broadway hopefuls; pop singer Terry Brennan (Rosemary Clooney), hoofer Buddy Fraser (Tom Morton) and Homer Tirdell (Bob Williams) and his talented dog Red Dust. (Pardon me, make that four Broadway hopefuls counting the dog.) When Terry hears Katri's magnificent singing voice, she scurries around New York to get her an audition and succeeds in getting her a spot on Don Wilson's televised amatuer hour. She wins the contest but unwittingly reveals her true identity as an illegal alien, which causes the arrest of Poldi, Wilson and Dave (John Archer), Terry's lawyer boyfriend. Katri faces deportation.
Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship for John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda. Meanwhile, the threatened racketeers adopt increasingly violent means of defense.
Gil Kyle finds himself caught up in the politics and unrest of the American Civil War and soon gets himself framed for a murder. His only alibi is Candace Bronson, who is aiding the Confederate cause and has left the territory to deliver a vital message about a Yankee gold shipment. So he sets off in pursuit, running into desperados, government agents, and guerrilla fighters, who are more interested in profit than ideals.
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he's adopted.
An undercover agent battles Nazis to save an aviation plant.
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
A sappily married couple discover a murder victim in their closet.
A Washington matron tries to ignore the effects of World War II.
An Allied sympathizer discovers his twin brother is a Nazi spy.
A misunderstood youngster turns into one of the West's most notorious outlaws.
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
A German sub tries to sink the British fleet during World War I.
Suzanne, Renee, Nina and Marta all hate their prison and all the girls are trying to escape while Madame Appel just causes chaos throughout the whole film. The girls are used to being slapped and treated badly, so when Yvonne comes along and asks them to tell her their complaints, they don't believe her at first.
When enemy agents steal plans for an experimental plane, the test pilot fights to clear his name.
A disgraced officer risks his life to help his childhood friends in battle.
A jewish businessman leaves his job when his sons introduce modern technology.
An ex-dancer marries a rich man hoping to pay off a loan shark.
A young police academy recruit tries to break up a gang of thieves.
When a gasoline company president rejects his marketing proposal, an unemployed man joins the competition.
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