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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 26, 1973|
|Born:||November 10, 1898||Cause of Death:|
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Cast (feature film)
A woman who writes steamy novels has to live out her heroine''''s adventures to sell books.
Baron Frankenstein''''s granddaughter turns the legendary outlaw''''s partner into a monster.
Passengers on a steam ship in the '30s struggle with their tangled relations and the rise of Nazism.
Penniless, Baron Frankenstein, accompanied by his eager assistant Hans, arrives at his family castle near the town of Karlstaad, vowing to continue his experiments in the creation of life. Fortuitously finding the creature he was previously working on, he brings it back to a semblance of life but requires the services of a mesmerist, Zoltan, to successfully animate it. The greedy and vengeful Zoltan secretly sends the monster into town to steal gold and 'punish' the burgomaster and the chief of police, which acts lead to a violent confrontation between the baron and the townspeople.
Cognac, a pampered poodle and popular star on French television, creates marital problems for his pretty owner Giselle when he becomes jealous of her new husband.
Five Mexican street kids steal from the collection plate to bet on a race horse.
After a wartime separation, an Englishwoman discovers her French husband is a womanizer.
An American soldier in post-war Germany tries to get his girlfriend''''s brother out of an underground neo-Nazi group.
Dominique, a law student at the Sorbonne, is engaged to a fellow classmate. Unfortunately, she's more attracted to his philandering Uncle Luc, who's married to the charming Francoise. Dominique and Luc begin a tawdry affair...
A struggling artist uses his roommate''s dreams to create a hit comic book.
A cowardly captain leads his men into danger in WWII Belgium.
A retired cat burglar fights to clear himself of a series of Riviera robberies committed in his style.
A tycoon anonymously sponsors a French girl's college education.
Story follows the rise and subsequent fall of the notorious head of a New York crime family, who decides to testify against his pals in order to avoid being killed by his fellow cohorts.
In 1700, news that the king of Spain is dying comes to the Spanish outpost in Santa Fe, New Mexico. For some reason, lovely Princess Lucia, the preferred heir, is in this remote location. To get her back to Europe without running afoul of the Viceroy of Mexico (who backs another heir) will require a guide friendly with the Indians: outlaw El Tigre, whom the princess (initially) despises. The highly hazardous journey is made more so by presence of turncoats in the group...
A Texas heiress masquerades as a model in hopes of finding true love.
A diamond cutter unwittingly helps a jewel thief.
Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and jealous. His fiancée Audrey leaves him and Jerry smashes his two dolls, Clarence and Terrence. Morgan's dollmaker Papinek is member of a spy ring who has stolen the secret plans to the top secret Lafayette airplane. Since Morgan is leaving for Zurich the same night, he decides to use Morgan's dolls as a mailbox and hides the secret plan in the heads of the dolls. Another secret spy ring also wants to get their hands on Jerry's luggage and they *also* follow him. Eventually, Jerry is chased by both these organizations as well as the police, who suspects him of murder.
As projected here, a thinly-disguised NASA, working with nuclear rockets, is ready for manned flights in the mid-fifties...but Dr. Ralph Harrison doesn't think so, and resigns in protest. Colleague Prof. Nordstrom promptly enlists his aid in developing an alternative robot Spaceman! Naturally, foreign spies are keenly interested... Uses documentary footage of early space research.
When one of the Bowery Boys impersonates a missing French professor, the group ends up battling spies.
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
Harum (Rock Hudson) is a fearless man of the people who comes to Bagdad to avenge the murder of his father and meets Krairuzan (Piper Laurie), a princess disguised as a commoner, working against a plot by a band of evil schemers trying to do away with her father, the Caliph. She gives Harum a golden sword which, in his hands, makes him invincible. Harum uses the sword in the name of justice and is doing quite well until a duplicate sword is placed in his scabbard during one of his off-guard moments, and he winds up in chains.
Two singers work their way to Paris, enjoying the company of eligible men they meet along the way.
Five stories reveal O. Henry''s gift for the surprise ending.
A nightclub singer enlists her brother-in-law to track down her husband's killer.
Trappers lead an expedition against river pirates and Indians along the Missouri River.
A concentration camp survivor assumes a dead woman''''s identity but gets caught in a wealthy family''''s intrigues.
An ambitious designer has to choose between her career and love.
In 1944, an American bomber squadron is tense and discontented from too many missions over France. Luck runs out for Capt. Stevens and his crew; they must bail out and are promptly taken prisoner. Their wily German captors, sensing that they have valuable information unknown even to themselves, use every form of velvet-glove trickery to worm it out of them. Will Stevens discover the danger? If so, what can he do about it? The fate of 100 planes depends on the answer...
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
An ambitious young actress tries to take over a star's career and love life.
When jockey Dan Butler wins a steeplechase race he had agreed to throw, he is roughed up and threatened by the racketeer he disappointed, Louis Bork. Dan and his young son Joe travel through Europe, Dan hoping to win enough to pay off Bork and get Joe safely back to America.
In flashback from a 'Rebecca'-style beginning: Ellen Foster, visiting her aunt on the California coast, meets neighbor Jeff Cohalan and his ultramodern clifftop house. Ellen is strongly attracted to Jeff, who's being plagued by unexplainable accidents, major and minor. Bad luck, persecution...or paranoia? Warned that Jeff could be dangerous, Ellen fears that he's in danger, as the menacing atmosphere darkens.
Mr. Dithers has gone on vacation and left Dagwood to look after the company. Toby tries to take advantage of Dagwood's naivete, but Blondie saves the day.
An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.
Jungle Jim searches for a female Army captain who's gone missing.
A secret service agent falls in love with an illegal immigrant.
A woman searches for her husband, who ran off after witnessing a mob hit.
A psychologist tries to analyze the criminal who's taken him hostage.
A reformed thief tracks a stolen jewel to clear his name.
To win back her husband, a divorcee pretends to be married to a loser.
A young lawyer turns himself into a sharpshooter to clean up a corrupt western town.
A one-time burlesque star tries to shield her daughter so she can marry a nice young man.
Movie star Collier Laing is recalled to active duty with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. His mission: to sweep debutante Marita Connell off her feet and flush out her former boyfriend, who's sent her jewels stolen in occupied Germany. Soon it's a question of who's sweeping whom; Miss Connell's nickname is "Killer." But when she wants to elope, Laing begins to have qualms.
A wealthy man hires a detective to investigate his wife's past. The detective (Franchot Tone) discovers that the wife had been a dancer and left her home town with an actor. The latter is killed before he can talk, but, with the help of a showgirl, the detective learns that the wife had used stolen papers from a girl friend to enter college after she had stolen $40,000 from the night club where she worked. The detective eventually learns that the husband had killed his wife when he discovered her past in order to avoid a scandal, and had hired the detective to try and frame him for the killing.
While her husband is away, a woman gets mixed up in murder.
While visiting France, a criminal psychologist tries to clear a disturbed young man of his father's murder.
An advertising man has to come with "the perfect woman" for an ad campaign. He puts together a picture of a woman from a composite of several photos, to get an idea of the kind of woman he should look for. His boss sees it, thinks that it is an actual woman, and orders him to find her and use her in the campaign.
A gunman trying to avoid killing gets caught in the middle of a vicious range war.
An aspiring actress risks her life to clear a sailor charged with murder.
Louis Hayward, Barbara Britton, George Macready, Una O''Connor, Henry Stephenson, Steven Geray. After escaping from Devil''s Island, the grandson of the Count of Monte Cristo returns to France to reclaim his family fortune and his title.
A gambler discovers an old flame in South America, but she's married to his new boss.
A French police detective investigates his fiancée''''s murder.
During World War II''''s final days, people with a variety of problems converge on a Berlin hotel.
A psychiatrist tries to help the man she loves solve a murder buried in his subconscious.
A World War II veteran hunts down the Nazi collaborators who killed his wife.
Archaeologists trick Boy into helping them find a hidden valley ruled by women.
Seven men escape from a concentration camp and fight their way to freedom.
A guerilla leader falls in love with a mysterious woman in World War II Lisbon.
A fading stage star tries to revive her career by taking a job in a shipyard.
A meek novelist investigates the mysterious death of a notorious scoundrel.
Two bumbling plumbers are hired by a socialite to fix a leak. A case of mistaken identity gets the pair an invitation to a fancy party and an entree into high society. As expected, things don't go too smoothly.
Complications arise when Henry, in love with the new music teacher, joins the band. He accidentally gets a Stradivarius that belongs to another man.
A honeymooning couple are asked to spy on the Nazis in pre-war Europe.
Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom" whom none can find in the mazes and catacombs. But both of Christine's lovers have plans to ferret him out.
An American gets caught up in wartime action in Turkey.
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.
While their buddy flies a suicide mission, World War II airmen recall the events that led him to this noble sacrifice.
A French Resistance fighter discovers he''s a dead ringer for a Nazi official.
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
Paul Manderley, eccentric historian, and his wife, descendant of the Borgias, live in an isolated castle-like mansion in the Mojave Desert. When a guest suddenly collapses, Charlie Chan is invited to stay. As the standard mystery-mansion props come into play, and all means of outside communication are sabotaged, it becomes evident that one of the inhabitants has access to poisons and is prepared to use them...
A race-track bookie tries his hand in the art racket.
Blind detective Duncan Maclain gets mixed up with enemy agents and murder when he tries to help an old friend with a rebellious stepdaughter.
Loosely inspired by the life of Gauguin, a man abandons his middle-classed life to start painting.
Detective Michael Shayne aids the war effort by fighting industrial diamond smugglers. They operate through Hawaii and part of the movie takes place on an ocean liner headed for there.
G-Man Bob Grayson (George Reeves) is working hand in hand with a British Intelligence agent to uncover an espionage plot, who is posing as an escaped Nazi agent. Reporter Dallas Davis (Marjorie Weaver) mistakes Grayson for a nazi-sympathizer and manages to mess up the works before she learns the truth. She and Grayson join forces to save the agent.
In this short film, a high school dropout finds that leading a life of crime is not all he thought it would be.
In this short film, a bandleader must prove his worth to enter the Hall of Music in heaven.
In this short film, a man attempting to defend his village against the Nazis writes a letter to his unborn child.
This short film shows how cooperation among all the nations of the Americas assists the war effort.
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