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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 11, 1966|
|Born:||February 12, 1898||Cause of Death:||heart failure|
|Birth Place:||Batton, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A blind white girl falls in love with a black man.
Fourth reworking of the classic Grace Miller White novel, this time updated to the 60s, with young Scottish lassie Tess (Diane Baker) becoming embroiled in a conflict about a toxic chemical plant near her new home in Pennsylvania.
A Western town hires a famous gunman to rid it of outlaws.
A matchmaker falls for the man she is supposed to help find a wife.
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, a lawyer becomes involved in the independence of Texas.
In post-Civil War Wyoming, ranch owner Lucy Lee is en route to Rock Springs to sell her cattle. When Jeff Young approaches her camp, asking for food and a place to sleep, she at first fears that he is part of Butch Cassidy's notorious Wild Bunch, an outlaw gang that has been terrorizing the country, but nevertheless allows him to stay.
A fake rainmaker melts the heart of a Kansas spinster while trying to save the town''s crops.
Frank Sinatra, Keenan Wynn, William Conrad, Phyllis Kirk, Wallace Ford, Christopher Dark, Howard Petrie, Claude Atkins, John Qualen. Frank Sinatra is branded a coward by the townspeople of Cripple Creek, Arizona when he fails to stand up to the men that killed his brother. He eventually comes to grips with his yellow streak and returns for the big showdown. Co-produced by Frank Sinatra. Directed by Don McGuire who co-wrote TOOTSIE.
Wyatt Earp fights to straighten out a crooked cow town.
A pair of war veterans wreak havoc when they join the circus.
A Marshal's past comes back to haunt him.
In the old West, a small frontier town is being controlled by ruthless mob boss Decker (Lyle Bettger) and his cronies. After the local sheriff dies under mysterious circumstances, Decker arranges to have the town drunk (Thomas Mitchell) appointed sheriff, thinking he will be ineffectual. But the new sheriff sends for Tom Destry, son of a famous two-fisted lawman, to be his deputy. When Tom (Audie Murphy) arrives, he isn't exactly the swaggering he-man the sheriff had in mind. In fact, Destry doesn't even carry a gun. But the new deputy's mild exterior masks a fierce determination to see justice done, as Decker and the other locals soon discover.
A wandering cowboy gets caught in the rivalry between an aging rancher's sons.
An heiress decides to pass out anonymous gifts in a small town.
A mild mannered law student doesn't know what he's in for when he gets himself elected sheriff in a frontier town run by an outlaw gang.
A frontier scout tries to make peace between settlers and the Sioux.
Nancy Cartwright (Jane Nigh) is determined to collect an $1,800 feed bill owed to her father Harry Cartwright (Frank Ferguson) by a rodeo association. Instead, she is atlked into assuming management of the rodeo by Slim Martin (John Archer) and the other performes when they learn the promoter has run off with the cash receipts. Slim and Nancy fall in love and the rodeo is beginning to prosper under her guidance. A thoughtless remark by her to Barbecue Jones (Wallace Ford), a one-time champion, now an old man, forces him to prove his fitness as a rider, with the result of being badly injured. All of the performers, including Slim, refuse to be associated with Nancy and the rodeo breaks up. Barbecue recovers and tells the hands that Nancy paid for his hospital bills with monies accumulated for her father's feed bill. The crew is rounded up and Nancy is once again prevailed upon to return as manager. She succeeds in placing the rodeo into the bigtime circuit, proving mostly that the writers of this had not an inkling of how rodeos actually work...then or now.
Deaf boxer Paul Callan captures the interest of gold-digging blonde Sonya Bartow and retired fight manager 'Pop' Richardson. For a time, Sonya has the upper hand with Paul, but ultimately a rival appears in the shape of upper-crust reporter Ann Hollis. With a 3-way fight under way for influence over Paul, he takes matters into his own hands, but learns that getting what he wanted isn't necessarily a happy ending.
A crook on the run hides out in an innocent girl's apartment.
A man sets out on a mission of vengeance against three bank robbers responsible for the death of his fiancee and becomes involved in an Indian ambush.
Three chorus girls hit Las Vegas in search of rich husbands.
A desperate fishing boat captain rents his ship to some gunmen on the lam.
The 1870s, New Mexico territory: T.C. Jeffords is a cattle baron who built his ranch, the Furies, from scratch.
A wealthy eccentric prefers the company of an invisible six-foot rabbit to his family.
An aging boxer defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight.
When he accidentally injures a young girl, a gangster risks his freedom to nurse her.
U.S. agents infiltrate a deadly counterfeiting ring.
A gunman sets out to avenge his fiancee's murder.
A tough veteran sets out to solve his war buddy's murder.
Rip Smith's opinion-poll business is a failure...until he discovers that the small town of Grandview is statistically identical to the entire country. He and his assistants go there to run polls cheaply and easily, in total secrecy (it would be fatal to let the townsfolk get self-conscious). And of course, civic crusader Mary Peterman must be kept from changing things too much. But romantic involvement with Mary complicates life for Rip; then suddenly everything changes...
An art critic risks his reputation and his life to track down a forgery racket.
An orphaned Irish boy is taken in by his mother's Scottish relations.
Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her absent husband Bill despite much harassment for dates from co-workers. But when Bill finally returns from Europe, it becomes increasingly evident to Kay that he has been a world- class philanderer. Still loving him, Kay decides to take gentle revenge by making him think she does likewise. Ensuing comic events ridicule the double standard at every opportunity.
Kirk Bennett is falsely sentenced to death for killing blackmailer Mavis Marlowe, ex-wife of nice-guy drunk Martin Blair. Bennett's stand-up wife Catherine tries to prove him innocent, enlisting the aid of Blair, who falls in love with her. Bennett's execution draws near as the two pose as piano player and singer, trying to get the goods on sleazy nightclub owner Marko, a prime suspect. Failing to nail Marko, Catherine goes off to meet with her husband, scheduled to die the next morning, and Blair slips into an alcoholic stupor before the real killer is revealed.
A psychiatrist tries to help the man she loves solve a murder buried in his subconscious.
An American reporter in Tokyo fights to report honestly on Japan''''s growing militarism before World War II.
Allied POWs fight to survive torture and loss of faith.
A surprise visit from his brother almost blows an undercover agent out of the water.
A young girl fears her favorite uncle may be a killer.
Conducting weird scientific experiments, crazed Dr. James Brewster, aided by his colleague Dr. Randall, has managed to transform himself into a hairy, stooped-over ape-man. Desperately seeking a cure, Brewster believes only an injection of recently-drawn human spinal fluid will prove effective. With Randall refusing to help him, it falls to Brewster and his captive gorilla to find appropriate donors.
A serviceman has one week to wed an heiress and inherit $100,000.
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
A high priest travels to America with the living mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.) to kill all those who had desecrated the tomb of the Egyptian princess Ananka thirty years earlier.
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
Attorney Lynn Hollister investigates the murder of his friend in the big city. Along the way, he manages to fall in love with the daughter of his chief suspect.
Archaeologists are stalked by a resurrected mummy during an Egyptian dig.
In despair after breaking up with his girlfriend, a man hires a thug he has never seen to kill him. However, he changes his mind when he falls in love with another woman--but he can't stop the man trying to kill him because he doesn't know who he is.
A sister act splits up over love.
Society glamour girl/aviatrix Virginia Allerton (June Lang) decides to alter her around-the-world flight by stopping off on the Pacific isle of Palo Pango where her brother, Lieutenant Allerton (Grant Richards) is stationed with a detachment of U.S. Marines, including "Stripes" Thornton (William Gargan) and "Milly" Barnes (Wallace Ford.) Local smuggler Barton (Gilbert Roland) baits her into a trap using her plane for his gun-smuggling racket and she ends up wrecked on another island. Thornton, as a stowaway on Barton's gun-smuggling plane, and Barnes, by water in a stolen speed boat, rush to her rescue. Inda (Katherine DeMille), the jealous native wife of Barton, with a penchant for dispatching people with poison darts from a blow gun, does her best to do the same for Virginia.
An army deserter joins a nomadic tribe to escape punishment.
An American gangster joins the British Army to evade the police.
A man with amnesia fights to prove himself innocent of murder.
Murder follows when a plane filled with shady characters is forced to land on a tycoon's ranch.
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
An Irish rebel turns in his best friend to earn passage money to America, then has to dodge the suspicions of his cohorts.
Plastic surgery turns a gangster into a movie star.
An eccentric millionaire, unable to locate his only granddaughter, decides to divide his estate among a group of people less close to him: his niece and nephew, his attorney, his doctor, and his housekeeper. But complications and murder arise when two different women turn up, claiming to be the granddaughter.
A British army troop fights off Arab snipers while holed up in an oasis.
A Chinese warlord tracks twelve mysterious coins to the U.S.
A brilliant but impoverished writer, who is a pacifist, goes to work for a publisher and writes anti-war editorials. When he discovers that the publisher has betrayed him and is in league with munitions manufacturers to make money off of war, he goes insane.
A young doctor has to choose between his studies and his marriage to a society girl.
A newsreel photographer neglects his love life to get the perfect shot.
When a vaudeville hoofer hits the big time, he neglects the wife who helped put him there.
An author''''s reunion with an old flame angers the secretary who loves him.
An unscrupulous department store manager stops at nothing to get what he wants.
After losing their fortune, a family tries to find a way out of their predicament.
A radio announcer accidentally kills his wife, then leads an on-air hunt for her killer.
Small-town kids out to make it in the big city inadvertently get mixed up with gangsters.
A lady trapeze artist violates the code of the side show when she plots to murder her midget husband.
A crusading politician fights the evils of both drink and prohibition.
A police captain leads the fight against a vicious gangland chief.
A ruthless financier will stop at nothing to control a 100-story office building.
A factory girl rises to the top as mistress of a tycoon, then falls in love.
The story begins in 1923 where after an accident, a newspaper reporter (Ford) needs to raise $5,000 to pay for an operation, otherwise his young sister will be crippled for life. The desperate reporter is finally able to get the cash from a shady acquaintance, Riggs (played well by Kohler). Eight years later in New York, circumstances conspire to place the reporter as the number one suspect in the murder of a showgirl. With no witness or alibi, the reporter devises a plan to smoke out the real culprit. A meeting is arranged under the cover of night and to the surprise of both men, the murderer is Riggs. Out of gratitude for past generosity to his sister, the reporter agrees not to expose Riggs, however unwittingly leads the police to him! Riggs is found guilty, and a dramatic scene in the courthouse ensues.
The exploits of a special operative for the California Highway Patrol. In the pilot episode, the agent attempts to track down a group of thieves who pulled off a daring daylight bank robbery.
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