TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)
|Also Known As:||Died:||September 3, 1966|
|Born:||April 26, 1898||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Russia||Profession:||Music ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Cast (feature film)
Musical biopic about the life of legendary bluesman W.C. Handy.
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane get mixed up with murder during a beauty pageant.
Music (feature film)
A group of frustrated office workers try to give their engaged friend a big send-off.
An Air Force colonel in charge of an Alaskan base has his hands full when he falls in love with a defecting Russian pilot.
The Civil War triggers unrest in Colorado.
The great warlord Genghis Khan falls in love with the daughter of a conquered enemy.
Divers race the clock to find a Caribbean treasure before modern-day pirates can catch up to them.
The legendary pirate''''s son fights an evil caliph over a magical secret.
A Texas heiress masquerades as a model in hopes of finding true love.
A woman flees westward after witnessing a mob killing.
A Hollywood screenwriter takes in a runaway girl who's more woman than he can handle.
An heiress decides to pass out anonymous gifts in a small town.
A U.S. Marshal is unjustly convicted and sent to a notorious Arizona prison.
Escaped convicts hold hostages in a ghost town that's the target of a nuclear bomb test.
An unscrupulous woman murders her loved ones for profit.
A dangerous madman kidnaps two businessmen on a hunting trip.
Documentary based on Rachel Carson''s pioneering study of ocean life.
A film producer and his wife trek through Africa in search of adventure.
A playwright and his wife search the past for the key to saving their troubled marriage.
A crooked boxer falls for a gangster's moll on the run in Mexico.
Androcles is a Christian who follows that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are evenutally arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who helped heal it?
Two cowhands sign on to protect a wagon train.
A tough cop sent to help in a mountain manhunt falls for the quarry's blind sister.
Trappers lead an expedition against river pirates and Indians along the Missouri River.
An embittered woman seeks escape in marriage, only to fall for her husband's best friend.
A U.S. colonel in Korea tries to evacuate American civilians.
Two cowhands join forces with a lady Marshall to fight a land-grabbing scheme.
When newlyweds visit Las Vegas, the wife's shady past comes to the surface.
A kidnapped beauty gets caught between feuding pirates.
A reckless motorcycle racer and his designer vie for the same beautiful blonde.
Two sailors invest in a racehorse.
A cowboy doesn''''t realize the man he''''s been hired to drive to Mexico is an outlaw.
An Apache of mixed blood tries to make peace between Indians and whites.
Cowboys fight bandits trying to take over the trails.
The children of the Three Musketeers swing into action against a traitor.
A faded rodeo star mentors a younger rider but falls for his wife.
A widow discovers her handyman is an escaped mental patient.
A man on the run in the Far East is mistaken for an undercover cop.
A band of notorious outlaws help a friend against a corrupt federal agent.
A cattle inspector runs a rustling ring on the side.
A pair of cowboys take on train robbers.
A lady con artist sets out to steal her parole officer's fiance.
A bank teller reaps the rewards of saving a gangster's life, but can't reveal where he got the money.
An insurance agent''''s greedy wife leads him to a life of crime.
A gambler faces deportation when he gets mixed up with murder.
A young couple's dog gets them mixed up in a string of murders.
A deported gangster causes problems for guests at a Mexican resort.
When she's branded as a "bad girl," a troubled teen fights for her parents' approval.
Two cowboys hunt down the killers of a young boy''''s parents.
Television personality Jack Paar introduces a series of songs and sketches.
A shipping magnate uses murder to escape an old debt.
A bitter divorcee thinks back on the mistakes that destroyed her marriage.
A World War II Marine officer drives his men mercilessly during the battle for Guadalcanal.
A domineering mother tries to turn her daughter into a tennis star.
A beauty with a skeleton in her closet seeks revenge on the suitor who jilted her.
A cowboy tries to prevent the sabotage of a transcontinental telegraph.
A small-town girl finds love on the road to Broadway stardom.
Lawyer uncovers secrets behind a decade-old murder case.
A small-town reporter investigates a mysterious group holed up in a country lodge.
A fisherman tangles with Nazi smugglers off the Canadian coast.
A tough cop has to fight his superiors in order to battle the mob.
Highwaymen invade a road built by cowboys.
An ambitious girl steals a rich husband but keeps her lover on the side.
Two drifters get caught in the middle during a cattlemen-sheep men feud.
An oil engineer comes into a fortune when his boss is murdered.
In order to make Tug Cardwell (William Phipps) sign over his rich gold claim to them, Avery (Robert Shayne), Gypsy Avery (Veda Ann Borg) and Jackson (Marshall Reed) hire Rankin (Douglas Fowley) to kidnap Tug's sweetheart Jane Whipple (Eliane Riley). Rankin hides Jane and then demands half the mine from the other crooks. Dave Saunders (Tim Holt) and Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin), friends of Tug's, find Jane and taker her to safety. The conspirators then shoot Rankin, capture Tug and force him to take them to his claim. Dave and Chito are close behind.
In Paris, a down and out medical student Johann Radek (Franchot Tone) is paid by Bill Kirby (Robert Hutton) to murder his wealthy aunt. A knife grinder (Burgess Meredith) is suspected, but Radek keeps taunting the police until they realize that he is the killer. The police and Maigret (Charles Laughton) are led on chases through the streets and over the rooftops of Paris and finally up the girders of the Eiffel Tower.
A police officer tries to find half a million dollars stolen by gangsters.
Mountain climbers in the Swiss Alps mull over past problems while trying to conquer a perilous peak.
A psychopath draws her doctor into her murderous schemes.
A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman's marriage by driving her mad.
A refugee marries a Sicilian fisherman but can't cope with the harshness of her new life.
Texas rangers try to infiltrate a band of counterfeiters.
Police try to get the goods on a phony seance racket.
A cowboy signs on to stop gunrunners from crossing the Mexican border.
A rape victim runs away to escape her horrible memories.
A female music critic marries a rancher and has to adjust to life out West.
Two cowboys fight to protect a jewel shipment slated to help Mexican earthquake victims.
Communists blackmail a shipping executive into spying for them.
A small-time crook on the run is reformed by the love of a crippled woman.
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
Police track a mysterious killer nicknamed "The Judge."
A judge flees the pressures of professional and family life for a job as a short-order cook.
A turn-of-the-century socialite joins the women''s suffrage movement.
A boy who always lies witnesses a murder but can't get anyone but the killer to believe him.
A young widow is torn between a boring businessman and a romantic ne'er-do-well.
Stagecoach owners try to save a friend''s ranch from crooks.
Two cowboys get mixed up in rustling and counterfeit schemes.
After an unjust prison sentence, a young innocent gets mixed-up with hardened criminals and a violent escape.
A rancher tries to save his fellow stagecoach passengers from a murderous enemy.
An escaped con kidnaps the people he thinks put him behind bars.
An aging Cavalry officer tries to prevent an Indian war in the last days before his retirement.
An aging football star risks his health when his greedy wife won't let him retire.
When he thinks his brother has let him down, a cowboy goes bad.
A woman's dream marriage to a multi-millionaire turns into a nightmare when she discovers he's insane.
Seduction and murder follow the theft of an Army payroll.
Compilation of comic scenes and musical numbers from RKO films.
A cowboy is accused of his father''s murder.
A retired singer takes on a protegee only to be betrayed by her.
Two ranch hands try to save the boss's son from a gambling debt.
A bail bondsman is asked to raise money to free his girlfriend''s husband.
An aging boxer defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight.
A man awakens from a coma to discover he''''s accused of treason.
A young bookkeeper is framed for his boss''''s murder.
Documentary about an African expedition that uncovered secret tribal rituals.
A gunslinger hired to drive off a rancher falls in love with the man's daughter.
An orphaned boy mystically acquires green hair and a mission to end war.
Allied agents fight an underground Nazi group in post-war Europe.
Two drifters are falsely accused of murder.
A dedicated priest tries to reform a group of homeless boys in turn-of-the-century St. Louis.
A crusading DA falls for a defense attorney with a criminal past.
A cop on suspension is framed for murder.
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
A vaudeville couple tries to retire but gets mixed up with gangsters.
A farmer falls for the female leader of a band of notorious outlaws.
A socialite pretends to be blind to win the love of a blind concert pianist.
Jack Paar introduces musical numbers and comic bits from RKO films.
A young boy threatens to follow in his outlaw brother''s footsteps.
An outlaw leader uses a forged Spanish land grant to claim land from the local ranchers.
A New York businessman's dream of a country home is shattered when he buys a tumbledown rural shack.
An insurance agent searches Mexico for a missing colleague.
After accidentally killing her lecherous producer, a famous actress tries to hide her guilt.
A disgraced veteran wanders the West alone until he decides to help a battered woman.
A young woman uses scientific research to trap a man into marriage.
Norwegian immigrants face the trials of family life in turn-of-the-century San Francisco.
A night-club owner takes on the crooks who killed his best friend.
A town supports the memory of an aspiring actress who dies before her first film premieres.
A federal agent takes on a gang of gold thieves.
A mail-order bride finds herself attracted to a handsome drifter.
A cowboy tries to stop outlaws from hijacking food supplies intended for an Indian reservation.
A murderer marries a young innocent then goes after her more experienced sister.
A faithless husband is charged with a murder he didn't commit.
A mill-owner's ambitious daughter almost ruins her husband's political career.
Repressed passions and shameful secrets destroy a New England family.
Dick Tracy tracks down a bank robber using nerve gas.
A teenage girl's crush on a playboy spells trouble, particularly when he falls for her older sister.
Bat Masterson fights to make Kansas safe for wheat farmers.
When the Tonto Rim gang attack Brad's stagecoach, they take the strongbox and kill one of his workers. Learning the gang member Patton is in jail, Brad gets himself thrown in also. Chito helps break him out and he takes Patton with him. Patton leads him to the Tonto Rim hideout, but needing to get to the Sheriff, Brad finds himself a prisoner.
"Thunder Mountain" is the first of Tim Holt's 29 postwar westerns spread over the five year period from June, 1947 to June, 1952. While the film has one Zane Grey title, it has more elements in it from Grey's "To the Last Man" than from Grey's "Thunder Mountain", a not uncommon practice by RKO when dealing with the works of Zane Grey. This one had Marvin Harley (Tim Holt) returning to his Arizona ranch and finding it about to be sold for taxes. It has been in charge of his Mexican-Irish friend Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin.) Local saloon-keeper Trimble Carson (Harry Woods), his friend Johnny Blue (Tom Keene as Richard Powers) and Sheriff Bagley (Harry Harvey) have information that the ranch is to be the site of a dam and plot to obtain it. Plus, neighboring ranchers Ellen Jorth (Martha Hyer) and her brothers, Chick (Steve Brodie) and Lee (Robert Clarke), are antagonistic toward Hayden because of an old family feud between the Jorths and Haydens. Ellen and Hayden meet while looking for boundary markers between their lands and find stakes bearing the name of the water company. They conclude that Carson is trying to revive the old feud in hopes that one of the firey Jorths will kill Hayden. Later, Carson and Blue kill Chick by bashing his head with a rock so that Hayden, who is known not to carry a gun, will be charged with the murder. Hayden is jailed, but learns from family attorney James Gardner (Jason Robards, the father who was never billed as Jason Robards Sr., ) that there is still money in his ranch account that will pay the taxes, but the crooked sheriff stalls on accepting the payment. Chito and dance-hall girl Ginger Kelly (Virginia Owen) find evidence implicating Carson in the killing of Chick Jorth. Chito rescues Hayden from the jail, and they go after Carson and Blue. The latter are killed in a gun battle, the feud is settled and peace reigns as Hayden pairs off with Ellen, and Chito with Ginger.
Knowing the railroad is coming, Carter is after the rancher's land. Bob and Chito return just in time to save Banker Stockton and his money from Carter's men. When Stockton then lends the ranchers money, Carter has them burned out. Bob knows Carter is responsible and when Carter's henchman Saunders is recognized, Bob goes into action.
When she goes to work for a congressman, a Minnesota farm girl takes Washington by storm.
A mystery writer runs into the real thing when he holes up at a deserted inn.
A country girl tries to conquer the world of opera.
A private eye becomes the dupe of a homicidal moll.
A coast guardsman begins to think his mistress's blind husband can really see.
A teen bride eloping to Mexico suddenly falls for an older man.
A crusading district attorney investigates the murder of a Jewish man.
While building a tunnel through the Andes, an engineer falls in love with his possessive boss's daughter.
A salesman picks up a hitchhiker who turns out to be a killer on the run.
Dick Tracy takes on "The Claw" in this crime thriller
A political pollster discovers the perfect cross-section of American tastes and fights to keep it that way.
The Arabian Nights hero sets off to find the lost treasure of Alexander the Great.
An innocent trucker takes it on the lam when he's accused of robbery.
A southern orphan has to leave her beloved dog behind when she moves North.
A World War II veteran who thinks he''s dying gets mixed up with gangsters.
Dave and Chito are working for Melburn who is looking for wild horses. Olmstead has his men looking for then also. When Dave finds them first, Olmstead buys them from Melburn and then kills him. A clue leads Dave to Olmstead's where he breaks in and finds the murder weapon. When he takes his evidence to the Marshal he learns Olmstead has been murdered and he is the one under arrest.
After lucking into a map to a rich oil field, a man has to dodge those out to steal it.
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
An ex-con sets up a program to straighten out hard-core prisoners.
Two radio sleuths tackle a real murder case.
A dark personal secret drives a young woman to use every man she encounters.
The FBI trails a young couple suspected of stealing government plans.
A woman writer falls for a war hero who''''s a perfect match for the hero of her latest novel.
A U.S. agent recruits a German expatriate to infiltrate a Nazi spy ring in Brazil.
A lawyer defends the woman on trial for a murder he committed.
A society sleuth sets out on the trail of a society matron''''s lost jewels.
An art critic risks his reputation and his life to track down a forgery racket.
A prosecutor''''s girlfriend sets out to prove a murder suspect is innocent.
Two arrangers try to help a jazz star who can't read music compose a film score.
Rocky, a railway express officer is assigned to break up a train-robbery gang operating on the Arizona border.
Newlyweds try to survive their first fight.
In flashbacks, the 1938 courtship and marriage of young machinist Bill Cummings and bookstore clerk Susan are recalled: newlywed bliss, unemployment and other tribulations, opportunity with a hidden drawback, war and separation. Now out of the army, Bill job-hunts and worries about the future...
A riverboat captain feuds with the management of a resort hotel.
A society sleuth rescues a kidnapped woman, then is framed for murder.
A young female escapee from a reform school joins a pickpocket academy in Paris. She is caught red-handed on her first attempt at stealing by an upper class man. He recruits her to do him a favor at a society party where she meets and falls in love with a young, handsome, rich diplomat. Whether or not she can land him is another story.
A returning World War II veteran falls for a troubled war widow.
An aspiring actress risks her life to clear a sailor charged with murder.
A sensitive girl has trouble adjusting to her parents'''' divorce.
A police detective uses his girlfriend to track down a homicidal maniac.
A serial killer stalks a mute servant girl in a remote mansion.
A sheriff and a newspaperwoman take on a band of outlaws invading the Oklahoma panhandle.
A police detective refuses to believe a composer''s death was suicide.
A woman from a family of gamblers marries one and tries to reform him.
When an actress tries to reform an asylum, its corrupt keeper has her committed.
A nightclub singer inspires a World War II flyer who names his bomber after her.
Dutch rebels in the Caribbean turn pirate and kidnap the corrupt Spanish governor's bride-to-be.
An army pilot infiltrates the Japanese during World War II.
A soldier loses his girlfriend to his best buddy.
A carnival showman tries to keep Japanese spies from sabotaging the Panama Canal.
A pair of wacky agents take their clients to audition for the top radio shows.
Two bumbling press agents seek a real zombie for a nightclub opening.
A dedicated doctor joins the Chinese in their fight against Japanese invaders.
Two sets of lovers come together while working on a big musical.
A novelist and a pair of siblings are among the innocents stranded on remote island at the mercy of Nazi madman.
A man thought dead returns as a ghost to scare off his wife''''s suitors.
A New York magazine sends its editors to South America to find beautiful girls.
A man defies his jealous wife to open his home to a group of chorus girls.
A scarred veteran and a homely woman are transformed by love.
To continue his medical experiments, a doctor must buy corpses from a grave robber.
An actor playing a notorious killer begins to live the part.
Adam Larey is looking for the killer of his father when he was a boy. His only clue is a brand and he finds it when he runs into the Collinshaws. When he learns that Jim Collinshaw, now an old man and an invalid is the one, he is unable to kill him and leaves. But Eliot then kills Collinshaw and blames Adam and Adam finds himself in jail charged with the murder.
A World War II veteran hunts down the Nazi collaborators who killed his wife.
A war correspondent assembles young European entertainers to put on a show for the troops.
Dick is faced with a series of murders in which the victims all come from different social and economic backgrounds.
Heading west for his health, Colonel Lambeth takes his daughter Rill along. Lost on the desert they are saved by Pecos and Chito. The Colonel hires the two and the Lambeths soon find themselves mixed up in Pecos' trouble. Pecos has killed Sawtelle's brother and Sawtelle as head of the vigilantes is after him.
The inhabitants of a Balkans island under quarantine fear that one of their number is a vampire.
A sailor sets out to solve his father's murder.
An Army colonel leads a guerrilla campaign against the Japanese in the Philippines.
A society sleuth enlists a little girl's help in nabbing a mob of silk smugglers.
Three amateur detectives try to find a missing magician.
Marine buddies training in Australia battle over love.
Lady welders pool their resources to share a house during World War II.
Two vaudevillians try to round up some ready-made brides for gold prospectors.
A society sleuth travels South of the border to investigate an art dealer''s murder.
Four vaudevillians struggle to make it to the big time.
Kay Kyser and his Kollege of Musical Knowledge entertain the troops overseas.
Detective Philip Marlowe's search for a two-timing woman leads him to blackmail and murder.
During World War II, neglected teens on the home front turn to delinquency.
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
An adventurous reporter tangles with Nazis in the desert on the eve of World War II.
A small-town doctor tries to help a beautiful woman with a deranged husband.
A sailor enlists his buddies to help with an excess of girlfriends.
A German officer tries to force a French laundress to become his mistress.
When they''''re named Mr. and Mrs. Average Man, a small-town couple embarks on a whirlwind tour of Washington.
A society sleuth tours the movie capital, where he uncovers an actor's murder.
An actress's publicist starts a rumor that she's a war hero's secret bride.
A society sleuth turns cowboy to investigate a Texas murder.
A young ne'er-do-well tries to get his life on track to help his ailing mother.
Just as Nevada wins $7000 in yellowback bills, Ben Ide takes his #7000 in yellowbacks and heads out to buy mining equipment. Burridge has his man Powell kill Ide and retrieve the money and Nevada finds Ide just as the posse arrives. Found with the money Nevada is arrested and Burridge now gets Powell to incite the local citizens to lynch Nevada.
Seven men escape from a concentration camp and fight their way to freedom.
An heiress poses as her own secretary to screen out fortune-hunting suitors.
A German officer fights to keep the Nazi dream alive even as his nation faces defeat.
A lawyer tries to clear his wife''''s lover of murder charges.
Fly-by-night producers dodge bill collectors while trying for one big hit.
A little girl fights to keep her dog over her nanny's objections.
A British war widow travels to Berlin to assassinate Hitler.
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
Two ghosts help a small-town eccentric run for mayor.
Russian freedom fighters battle the Nazi occupying forces.
A lonely child creates an imaginary playmate with surprisingly dangerous results.
Idiot soldiers on leave get themselves trapped in an all-women's boarding house.
The jungle king helps the princess of a lost civilization fight off Nazi invaders.
A young innocent signs on with a ship whose captain is going mad.
An unemployed reporter tracks down a Nazi spy ring to get his job back.
A Japanese publisher urges his American-educated son to side with the Axis.
Military officers compete for the same woman while training pilots for war.
A society sleuth investigates murder at a girls'' school.
A society sleuth tracks a lost plane carrying $100,000.
A society sleuth is framed for murder by criminals running a war-bond racket.
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
Rosalind Russell, Fred MacMurray, Herbert Marshall, Eduardo Ciannelli, Walter Kingsford, Jack Carr, Hugh Beaumont. Loosely based on the career of Amelia Earhart, this aviation drama features Rosalind Russell as a female pilot who breaks the Los Angeles to New York record and attracts the interest of the U.S. Navy who want to send her on a spy mission
Five people thrown together by World War II review their pasts.
When a leopard escapes during a publicity stunt, it triggers a series of murders.
A husband mistakenly believes his hot Latin wife is pregnant.
A gambling-ship owner is out to fleece a beautiful society woman, but falls in love.
A radio actress researches a role by mixing with gangsters.
A soft-spoken school teacher tries to prove he''s not a Nazi collaborator.
On a trip to New York, a small-town blowhard gets caught between a wealthy widow and a gold digger.
A small-town politician is the jury hold-out in a sensational murder case.
Servants pass off one of their own as an heiress in hopes of winning her a wealthy husband.
A German-American girl is forced to enter a Hitler youth program.
A nurse in the Caribbean resorts to voodoo to cure her patient, even though she's in love with the woman's husband.
In this true story, Frank Cavanaugh proves himself as a football coach and a World War I hero.
Two zany soldiers escape the Japanese and head across Burma.
A girl's search for her missing sister puts her in conflict with a band of satanists.
The jungle king braves a lost prehistoric world to obtain malaria serum for the Allies.
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
A government spy goes after a crooked Indian agent in Arizona.
A temperamental Latina and her family get caught in the search for a rare art treasure.
A newlywed fears that an ancient curse will turn her into a bloodthirsty beast.
An advertising executive and his temperamental wife investigate a haunted house.
A munitions expert gets mixed up with gunrunners in Turkey.
A gentlemanly detective calls on his brother to help him stop the Nazis from assassinating a key diplomat.
A nightclub waiter, who's in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she's injured.
While on their second honeymoon, Fibber McGee and Molly get mixed up with con men.
A wealthy playboy gets mixed up with the mob.
An old freighter single-handedly takes on a Nazi war fleet.
A waitress risks her life to help downed pilots escape occupied France.
A nightclub band''''s new singer becomes the center of a romantic mix-up.
A lawyer''''s secretary tries to protect a controversial client from prying eyes at an over-crowded hotel.
An advertising executive and his temperamental wife sail to Hawaii in search of business.
A small-town blowhard runs for water commissioner while fighting to win custody of his niece and nephew.
A family in the South Seas goes to any lengths to escape work.
The gentleman detective postpones his wedding to find a cache of stolen diamonds.
Bandleader Kay Kyser leaves his bride at the altar to help catch international spies.
A dance-band manager has to cope with hooligans trying to get into the act.
A serviceman has one week to wed an heiress and inherit $100,000.
A female surgeon pretends to be a nurse so she can serve on the front line.
Two old Marine Corps pals re-enlist and end up fighting over the same woman.
A daffy songwriter inherits a fortune but has to fight off gangsters to get it.
A society sleuth and a lady reporter try to track down a murderous thug's lost girlfriend.
A governess becomes the center of a wealthy family after her employer's wife dies.
A circus performer marries a man who promises to turn her into a ballerina.
A radio star plans to build an airplane plant in a sleepy small town.
An advertising executive and his temperamental life adopt a war orphan who turns out to be a beautiful woman.
A married woman invites a former boyfriend to dinner, and he decides to move in.
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.
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane get mixed up with murder during a beauty pageant.
A New York bandleader takes Hollywood by storm.
Dying Evelyn Dow anguishes over her lost daughter, who disappeared as a child. Evelyn's husband Henry, hoping to make his wife's final days more bearable, asks waitress Sally Gates to pose as the daughter. Sally does so, but Mrs. Dow is so cheered by her "daughter's" return that she regains her health, leaving Sally stuck in her role.
To save his wife, Baron Frankenstein must build a mate for his monster.
Mayme walks out on her husband, Pete Palooka, after he wins the middleweight championship and shows his proclivity for life in the fast lane. She raises son Joe on a farm, by herself. When slippery fight manager Knobby Walsh happens to discover Joe's surprising punching power, he signs him. With current champion Al McSwatt needing an easy opponent, Walsh gets Joe the fight. Palooka steals the championship( and girlfriend Nina Madero) from McSwatt when McSwatt shows up for the fight drunk. Now it's Joe's turn to live in the fast lane, winning fights(that are set ups by Walsh) and drinking hard with vamp Nina. However, when McSwatt and his manager trick Joe into a rematch, it's time to test his real boxing talent.
Promoter Smoothe King helps a pair of phonies con their way into a movie company. As Wanda heads toward stardom, she turns more and more from King toward the matinee idol. King must decide between his plans and her happiness.
A gangster helps an old apple-vendor pose as a society woman to fool her visiting daughter.
When a vaudeville hoofer hits the big time, he neglects the wife who helped put him there.
An unemployed man turns to crime when he gets his girlfriend pregnant.
An ambitious film director transforms a Brooklyn-born actress into a Swedish temptress.
Romantic rivals vie to be the first to fly to the South Pole.
A taxi dancer with a jealous husband finds herself falling for a wealthy client.
A young woman inherits her father''''s financially troubled circus.
A rising businessman tries to make his immigrant parents assimilate.
This short film focuses on Washington, D.C.''''s famous buildings and monuments.
This short film visits the Golden Gate International Exposition, the "World''''s Fair of the West."
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute