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A young pacifist after refusing on principle to defend her sweetheart's honor and being banished in disgrace, joins a riverboat troupe as a singer, acquires a reputation as a crackshot after a saloon brawl in which the villain of the piece accidentally kills himself with his own gun, falls in love with his former fianceé's sister and finally bullies an apprehensive family into accepting him.
A female undercover agent tracks down bond thieves.
When he inherits a small farm, a Depression-weary man turns it into a collective operation.
Feeling unloved, a dowager runs away and gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a cafe in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett.
Opening with a credit line that reads "Entire production conceived, created and directed by George White," a film evolves where the only plot line is a thin backstage romance between Jimmy Martin (Rudy Vallee) and Kitty Donnelly (Alice Faye)in and around a dozen or more sketches, revues, black-outs and singing and dancing turns. Made before the birth of the production code, reviewers of the day found much to object about in the implications of Alice Faye's "Nasty Man" song with the Meglin Kiddies, and the dog action in the "Your Dog Loves My Dog" number by Vallee, Faye, Jimmy Durante and Dixie Dunbar. The geometric dance arrangements used in the Vallee, Durante and Cliff Edwards "Every Day Is Father's Day" was not cause for Busby Berkeley to lose any sleep.
Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester (Walter Connolly, character actor who was first-billed in six films in the mid-1930s), is deeply in love with his wife Margaret (Doris Kenyon)and dreams of the future when his son Jack (played in age order by Scotty Beckett, Macon Jones and Robert Young) will step into his shoes. He sails to England to produce a show but the ship strikes a derelict wreckage and is sinking rapidly. In the ensuing wild panic, Forrester saves many lives, until finally, panic stricken by sudden fear, he dons a woman's clothes and is among the rescued. On the coast of Newfouldland, the villagers, not aware of his true identity, curse him but he is befriended by Alec (Hobart Bosworth)who helps him conceal his identity. With a planned story of his survival, he returns to New York but cannot face his family or friends after he sees the plaque to his heroism on his New York theatre. Deciding to remain thought of as dead, he becomes a derelict himself, surviving on odd jobs as he watches from afar his now-grown son (Robert Young)begin his career as a producer. The son meets with failure and Forrester, claiming to be an old friend of his father, goes to him and renders assistance as Jack works on a new play. It is a success and Jack brings his mother to meet his mentor. She recognizes him as her husband and, after Jack has left the room, the two of them decide they still have happiness ahead of them, without Jack having to know the truth.
A tempestuous theatrical director tries to win back the star he created and then drove away.
A young woman is torn between a wealthy suitor who wants her body and the honest young man who wants what's best for her.
Buck Jones, Cecilia Parker, Arthur Vinton, Clarence Geldert, Steve Clark, & Silver the horse. After foiling a stagecoach robbery, Buck Jones is appointed sheriff of the local town where an adversary launches a smear campaign against him. THE MAN TRAILER is a remake of Buck Jones'' first film for Columbia, THE LONE RIDER (1930), as well as a remake of the silent W.S. Hart film, THE RETURN OF DRAW EGAN (1916).
Tim Addison buys a ranch which is having cattle rustled. Tim suspects Wallace is the culprit, so Wallace frames Tim and has his stooge Sheriff arrest him. Escaping jail, Tim needs proof against Wallace and he and Joe Allen find the answer.
Cal Weston (Ken Maynard), after an absence of many years (in a remake of his 1930 Universal film "The Fighting Legion"), rides into Mesa to visit his father, co-partner of the town bank with Jud Winters (James Marcus.) Cal discovers the sheriff (Jack Rockwell) and the coroner, Doctor Crandall (Clarence Geldert)in his father's office examining his body with Crandall rendering a verdict of suicide. Cal knows it wasn't suicide as the gun is in his right hand and John Weston was left handed, and he cautions Winters, the only person in town who knows his true identity, not to reveal it. Cal then begins his quest to find the killer and the motive, a quest hampered when the bank's crooked bookkeeper Martin Carter (Niles Welch)has his henchman Burl Adams (Al Bridge)and two accomplices (Merrill McCormick and Lew Meehan)ambush and shoot the examiner (Robert Walker) from the country seat, and then has a fake examiner declare that the bank has been looted by John Weston, and Carter declares that Cal, whose true identity has been learned, knows where the money is. Maynard, as usual, gets tied up in order his give his horse "Tarzan" a chance at untying the sugar-coated, loosely tied rope.
An Army scout volunteers to string telegraph wires through Indian territory.
A social worker's fight for reform is compromised by her love for a corrupt judge.
Medical intern Robert Morley is distraught after his wife dies in childbirth. He's resentful of his new son and wants nothing to do with him. He leaves the child with his aunt and uncle and heads off to Europe to pursue his medical studies. Morley returns to his hometown six years later, now a successful doctor and engaged to be married to a beautiful socialite. He also feels differently about the boy and attempts to gain custody from his aunt and uncle.
Gregory is a phony government agent issuing worthless checks. To keep from being exposed he has his men dress as Indians and attack anything bringing mail. This leads to an Indian war. White Eagle, a pony express rider, exchanges his buckskins for his native Indian garb, and sets out to end the war.
A mysterious Eurasian tries to murder the 12 boarding school roommates who treated her like an outsider.
Society sleuth Philo Vance investigates a series of murders inspired by Mother Goose rhymes.
A phony medium tries to prove her protege innocent of murder.
A mad strangler haunts the London fog.
Two young brothers are separated during an Indian raid and the one raised by whites becomes an Indian scout, while the other becomes a courageous Brave. The two meet when one sets out with his girl to save her father imprisoned by the Indians.
A woman who dreams of moving to New York City ditches her boy friend, who soon tries to win her back.
In this silent film, when a young woman thinks her fiance has jilted her, she runs off to Paris and a life of sin.
Michael Ramsay only has time for gathering his fortune in wheat. His wife seeks comfort elsewhere and, to avoid a scandal, her daughter Matilda assumes her mother's guilt. Ramsay nearly goes broke but gets rich again; his wife returns.
Dr. Allen Erskine's maiden aunt Elizabeth attempts to save her nephew's floundering marriage by staging the kidnaping of her nephew's son, in the hope that the married couple will be drawn closer together by the experience.
Robert and Beth Bordon are married but share little. He runs into Sally at a cabaret and the Gordons are soon divorced. Just as he gets bored with Sally's superficiality, Beth strives to improve her looks. The original couple falls in love again at a summer resort.
Young Jack Wright offers his hand in marriage to the winner of a lottery, but after committing to the winner falls in love with another woman.
A stunt double does not receive the credit for his stunts.
A Scots-Irish lad comes to America in hopes of finding his fortune. On the sea voyage, he meets and falls for a lovely young girl, but they are parted on arrival. Years later, in the Kentucky town where he has settled and prospered, he meets the girl again, and both complications and sparks arise.
Captain Wynnegate leaves England, accepting the blame for embezzling charity funds though knowing that his cousin Sir Henry is guilty. Out West he and the Indian girl Nat-U-Rich save each other from the evil cattle rustler Cash Hawkins and marry. Lady Diana shows up to announce Sir Henry's death. After Nat-U-Rich's suicide Wynnegate takes his half-breed son and Lady Diana back to England as the new Earl of Kerhill.
Belgian girl Yvonne is married to Karl Von Krutz who admits being a spy after war breaks out. US Captain Strong assumes his identity and aborts a mission he is on to save the life of Yvonne and the orphans she cares for. For this he must face court-martial
When pacifists allow the U.S. to sink into unpreparedness, an invading European force lands and conquers the country, installing an emperor. The nation's only hope lies in an underground partisan army of women, The Loyal Legion of American Women.
In World War I an English officer is inspired to fulfill his mission when he finds the decayed sword of Joan of Arc who appears to him in a vision. The story goes back through her leadership of the French Army and her burning at the stake.
A bandit reforms himself and gives up his baby into better hands. Years later, he attempts to reunite with his daughter without revealing who he is.
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