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Having cleaned up Tombstone, marshal Frame Johnson quits after an attempted lynching, and hopes to settle down on a ranch near Cottonwood with his sweetheart Jeannie. Before he can do so, it looks like he may have to clean up Cottonwood too. But how great a sacrifice will he make for law and order?
Brothers Dan and Neil Hammond return to Texas after the Civil War. Ambitious Dan turns to rustling and then shady land deals to build an empire. Being held for a murder, he is rescued from a lynch mob by Neil, who is now the Marshal, but there is eventually a falling out between the brothers, good triumphing over evil.
The hillbilly farmers try to raise money to send their daughter to college.
A prim and proper lady has an alter ego that comes out while she sleepwalks.
A man who spent his formative years in prison for murder is released and struggles to adjust to the outside world.
A crooked rancher frames the boys on a rehabilitation ranch for a series of crimes.
Rich Lois Frazer, divorcing her fortune-hunter husband, finds he's bought a gun. Suspecting he plans to kill her, she calls in her lover, who just happens to be Homicide Lieutenant Ed Cullen. When Ed arrives, the gun gets used...and because of his relationship with Lois, Ed is compelled to compound a felony. The good news: Ed himself is assigned to the case. The bad news: Ed's hotshot younger brother Andy, a new- minted detective, is also on the case...and anxious to prove himself.
In 1876 Dawson wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk CO on time, to keep it from competing with his stage coach line. Kit, who must get the train to its goal, forces Johnny aboard as the needed passenger. Madame Adelaide's showgirls (including Marilyn as Clara) ride along and, en route to Tomahawk, join Johnny in "Oh, What a Forward Young Man You Are."
Killers scare a murder witness into silence.
Musical biography of Marilyn Miller, who overcame heartache to become a Broadway star.
A naval officer devotes his life to the development of the aircraft carrier.
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
A lovelorn actress shares her apartment with a lonely soldier.
After County Attorney Dave Connors (Cornel Wilde) helps Julian Norman (Anne Baxter) with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman (Henry Hull), she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria Wedge (Linda Darnell), the new bride of Dave's best friend, Tucker Wedge (Kirk Douglas), makes overtures and plays for Dave, much to the displeasure of Dave's hard-drinking wife Belle (Ann Dvorak.) Angered by Dave's rebuffs, Algeria induces the state political boss to back Tucker for a Congress race against Dave. Meanwhile, Julia has returned to Jericho, with her law degree, and she and Dave fall in love. But when Dave announces he won't run for Congress, she feels she is the reason and she takes a job in Kansas City. Tucker wins the election and he and Algeria go to Washington. Later, Tucker announces a run for the Senate and Dave decides to run against him. When Marjorie Ransome (Coleen Townsend) kills a drunk in self-defense, Julia returns to Jericho to work with Dave, now in private practice,on Marjorie's defense. The still-resentful Algeria moves to kill Dave's senate bid when Tucker's newspaper announces that Dave is being sued for divorce, with Julia named as correspondent.
A woman's lifelong love for a callous concert pianist leads to tragedy.
Outlaws on the run hide out in a ghost town.
A vaudeville couple tries to retire but gets mixed up with gangsters.
An ad man fights off his wife''''s attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
A World War II veteran who thinks he''''s dying gets mixed up with gangsters.
Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott.
Dick Tracy tracks down a bank robber using nerve gas.
A salesman picks up a hitchhiker who turns out to be a killer on the run.
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.
Dick Tracy takes on "The Claw" in this crime thriller
A singer''''s wife turns to the bottle when she fears she''''s lost her husband to success.
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
An ex-con sets up a program to straighten out hard-core prisoners.
Love complicates the Cisco Kid's plans to return stolen money to the poor.
A reformed rustler tracks down a band of cattle thieves and tries to reform a crooked dance-hall girl.
Joan Wingate's wealthy father doesn't want his daughter to go into show business. As they vacation in the west she gets a job with Dan Tyler's show and uses Wingate money to keep him afloat. Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers they try to keep her father away from the show. But he eventually finds out and decides they will return east.
Suspended from the Secret Service pending investigation of his rumored activities as the Durango Kid, Steve Buckner (Charles Starrett) heads west to the Texas Panhandle, where he learns renegades have attacked settler wagon trains and have stolen government gold. In Crow Springs, he finds out that Ace Gatlin (Forrest Taylor) is running a land office under suspicious circumstances with Ann Williams (Nanette Parks) innocently serving as his assistant. As the Durango Kid, Steve learns about the fraudulent land swindles and that Gatlin's men stole the gold.
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
A posse, hunting the assailant of Denton's Partner, captures Steve Carlisle (Charles Starrett), who identifies himself as a mineralogist sent to check the area for quartz for radio parts. Calling at the Denton ranch, Steve hires Cannonball Mullins (Dub Taylor), who has just been fired by Jane Fielding (Vi Athens), Denton's ward. Steve learns that she wants to sell the ranch to the Empire Syndicate. Paul Edwards (Lloyd Bridges), syndicate representative, plans to convert the ranch into a swank hotel-gambling operation. At a party which Jane gives for Edwards, Hiram Denton (William Gould), is murdered and Steve is accused. He and Cannonball escape before the sheriff can take them into custody, and in searching for evidence find that Jane and Edwards are married and have done the killings in order to gain the ranch.
A mad scientist transplants human glands into a gorilla, turning the ape into a beautiful young woman (Acquanetta). However, a severe emotional jolt soon reverts her back into her primitive self with disastrous consequences.
A cowboy risks his life to infiltrate an outlaw band.
When someone robs the town bank before he can, a bandit joins forces with the sheriff to catch the real crooks.
Two clubmen discuss the occult, introducing three weird tales: 1) Plain, bitter Henrietta secretly loves law student Michael. Then on Mardi Gras night, a mysterious stranger gives her a mask of beauty that she must return at midnight. 2) At a party, palmist Podgers makes uncannily accurate predictions, later telling skeptic Marshal Tyler that he will murder someone. The notion obsesses Tyler, with ironic consequences. 3) High wire artist Gaspar dreams of falling, then loses his nerve. He recognizes Joan from his dreams, and falls for her. Will any of his dreams, involving Joan and disaster, come true?
A gang of tough street kids decide to go straight and get jobs in order to free draft-age men for the war effort. However, because of their past tangles with the law, they can't find anybody who'll hire them. Finally one of them gets a job at the department store where his sister works, but runs afoul of a store executive who is in league with a ring of hijackers.
True story of U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' attempts to forge a wartime alliance with the Soviet Union.
The Governor sends Roy to help bring in a gang of saboteurs. Roy joins a traveling show and soon learns the saboteurs communicate during Maurice's mind reading act that uses a hidden receiver. But Maurice is on to Roy. Roy narrowly escapes when Maurice leaves him tied up in a warehouse they are blowing up. But Maurice then kills a man and blames Roy who now finds himself in jail.
A radio actress researches a role by mixing with gangsters.
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
An Alaskan prospector fights a crooked federal agent for a beautiful saloon singer.
A migrant laborer becomes a champion of farm workers'' rights.
An escaped political prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
A mob leader escapes prison and flees with his love to a mountain hideaway, where he tries to atone for his sins.
After five men previously acquitted of various criminal charges are murdered by a mysterious avenger known as Dr. Rx, police Inspector Hurd (Edmund MacDonald) and Sergeant Sweeney (Shemp Howard) ask private investigator Jerry Church (Patric Knowles) to help them on the case. He takes the case after talking to Dudley Crispin (Samuel S. Hinds), a brilliant attorney who had defended three of the murdered men. Crispin gains an acquittal for his latest client, Zarini (Matty Fain), but the latter falls dead in the courtroom. Jerry marries Kit Logan (Anne Gwynne), who becomes frightened and persuades Jerry to quit the case. He stays however after Ernie Paul (John Gallaudet), suspected of the Zarini murder, threatens to "get" him if he does not stay on and clear Paul. Dr. Rx captures Jerry and attempts to frighten him into insanity by strapping him on an operating table, and pretending to exchange the detective's brain for a gorilla (Ray Corrigan in his gorilla suit).
Two reporters take on a murder ring at the state pen.
An Army jeep is forced off the road by fleeing bandits. Sergeant Dick Manson (Don Terry), his kid brother Jack (Gene Garrick), and Corporals Frenchy Devereaux (Leo Carrillo) and Andy Jarrett (Andy Devine) follow and are joined by a posse of deputy sheriffs. Three of the robbers are killed in a shoot-out, but one of them, Al Bennett (Don Porter), escapes after wounding Jack, who dies. Bennett figures a perfect hideout would be in the Army, and becomes one of the recruits assigned to Manson. He gets into trouble because of his attitude, and particularly with Manson when he gets the Colonel's daughter, Helen (Elyse Knox), into covering up his A.W.O.L. G-Men reveal that some of the bank money has been passed at a local jewellery store. When Manson learns that Bennett has given Helen a gift trinket, he jumps at the clue, and drives her down to question the jeweler. They find him murdered. At the Army war games, Bennett blows up a bridge and several men are killed, and he diverts the blame upon Frenchy and Andy, who are court martialed for negligent homicide. Manson discovers a witness who identifies Bennett as one of the bank robbers.
A disgraced pilot sets out to regain his son''''s respect.
A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence.
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
An accident-prone reporter stumbles into love and a big story.
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
A famous actress has to win over her ready-made family when she weds a shipping magnate.
Charming Andre Cassil woos physician Jane Alexander and the two impulsively get married. The honeymoon ends very quickly when Jane voices her progressive views on marriage which include the two having separate apartments. Andre then tries to make his wife jealous in order to lure her into his bedroom.
A military man promoted to sergeant because of his photographic memory fights to prove his worth.
The sheriff (Johnny Mack Brown) - a cattleman at heart, but pledged to follow the law - is caught in the crossfire between the resident ranchers and the incoming homesteaders, made even worse when instigator Dunham (James Blaine) has his henchmen kill the homesteader leader Preston (Murdock MacQuarrie), wound the head of the cattlemen, Winchester Thompson (William Gould), and leaves the sheriff, whom both sides mistrust by now, to settle the escalated conflict.
A young man is caught between his music-hating uncle and a pretty girl from a family of musicians.
John Evans encounters his lookalike, Malcolm Scott. When Scott is killed in an accident, Evans finds himself mistaken for Scott and decides to do some good in his new role.
Shipwrecked fugitives try to escape a brutal sea captain who's losing his mind.
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
A fishing boat captain searches for romance in hopes of improving his financial picture.
A filmmaker tries to sell a script about con artists taking on the Russian millionaires of Mexico.
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
Two small-time con artists enlist in the Army to avoid the police.
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
A brave young policeman single-handedly takes on a vicious criminal gang.
An orphaned boy vows to stay with his sister even though her physical challenges discourage adoptive parents.
An embezzler''''s wife begs his boss for forgiveness, only to fall in love with him.
Three naval cadets graduate and help each other find jobs.
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
When Sam Osborne (Wilfred Lucas), owner of the Circle S Ranch, is killed by cattle rustler Bo Gillman (Dick Curtis), the outlaw is advised by crooked attorney Virgil Parker (Walter Soderling) to report the "mysterious" killing to Osborne's daughter, Helen (Nell O'Day) . Steve Logan (Johnny Mack Brown), a stranger, is jailed for the crime. He escapes and learns of Parker's scheme to steal the Circle S. Steve presents his Cattleman's Protective Association credentials to the sheriff (Edward Cassidy) and receives assurances of aid. Steve's former sweetheart, Mary Curtis (Lynn Merrick as Marilyn Merrick), confirms Parker's treachery. In a gun battle, Parker, Gillman and the rustlers are rounded up and the Circle S is saved for Helen. Steve and Mary take up their romance again.
A Scottish lad and Irish lass risk their families' wrath by marrying.
A defense lawyer sets out to topple a powerful gangster.
A pilot and his young passenger crash-land on a mountaintop and are put into suspended animation by a strange gas. They awake 500 years later to discover that the Earth is now ruled by a tyrannical despot called Killer Kane, and they lead a fight to overthrow him.
A race-car driver tries to keep his kid brother from taking to the track.
A reporter poses as a jewel smuggler to unmask a criminal gang.
A lady reporter adopts the young delinquent her crime exposes helped send to jail.
A college professor turns songwriter and falls for his lyricist.
Family who witness a murder are pursued by gangsters.
A teen-aged sleuth helps two old ladies deal with the "haunting" of their mansion.
A football scout tries to get a legendary runner back into the game.
A reporter gets himself sent to prison to expose a mobster.
Personal conflicts flare between competitors in a women's air race.
A group of delinquents get shipped to military school.
Jimmy, an idealistic and hard-working young man, has just arrived in New York City with dreams of making his fortune. Along the way he faces numerous obstacles, opportunities and temptations, but through it all, he considers the actions of his hero, Abraham Lincoln, for guidance. Will Jimmy see his dreams come true, or will he be another of the countless hopefuls chewed up and spit out by New York's mean streets?
A teen-aged sleuth sets out to prove a young girl innocent of murder charges.
A female reporter gets herself arrested so she can interview a gangster''''s moll.
Mr. Moto is after a robber who takes the royal jewels from the Tower of London. He is aided by an archaeologist who is looking for Cleopatra's crown in Egypt.
A jockey trains a blind horse for the Grand National.
A hard-living dockworker finds religion until his brother is murdered.
A lady doctor gets mixed up with a criminal gang.
An FBI agent risks his life to infiltrate Nazi sympathizers in the U.S.
Bill Sheldon (Larry J. Blake as Larry Blake) has a grudge against Midland City newspaper publisher Brandon Williams (Samuel S. Hinds) as Sheldon blames the city's recent flood against Williams for using his power and influence to hold up government flood control money. When Williams is found murdered, Sheldon is charged with the crime that was actually committed by Walter Russell (Kent Taylor), the paper's rebel editorial writer. Ney York reporter Linda Ware (Fay Wray) arrives to cover the story and finds that Russell, her old sweetheart, is on the jury hearing Sheldon's trial. She also discovers that he is the killer. Russell forces an acquittal and, before another trial can be held, realizes that his conscience will not permit him to let Sheldon be tried again.
A mobster tries to take over the trucking business.
When battered prize-fighter Lee Burke (Dick Foran) is taken to the West Side hospital, nurse Katherine MacDonald (Helen Mack) leaves her romantically-inclined patient, wealthy attorney John Dodge (Edmund Lowe) to take care of Burke. She discovers that Burke was doped by his handler, Churchill (George McKay), on instructions from gambler Joe Largo (Leon Ames) so the latter can win a $5000 bet from Burke's manager Slice Cavanaugh (Paul Hurst.) Largo orders henchman Larry Carson (Horace MacMahon) to bump off Churchill to keep him from talking. Katherine talks Burke into quitting the ring and Dodge belittles the ex-boxer by getting him a job as a bellhop. Cavanaugh, desperate for money, calls Burke yellow and when Burke happens upon the scene where another Largo henchman, Smiley (Paul Fix), has killed the manager, Burke is tried for the murder.
David Ross organizes the ranchers into a vigilante group to rid the town of outlaws. The plan succeeds but the trouble starts when some of the men form a new vigilante group and posing as the original one plunder for loot.
A D.A.''''s personal life mirrors the love-triangle murder he''''s prosecuting.
An Asian sleuth assists a baffled police detective in solving a bizarre murder.
A man goes to a loan shark to finance his family''''s vacation.
A tough district attorney has been cleaning up the town, and has already imprisoned twelve dangerous criminals. As he is about to name the target for his next investigation, he is murdered in the midst of a crowd. The police have many suspects and hardly any clues, so two reporters decide to investigate for themselves.
Stony makes a deal with Nye to get the wild horse Cylone for his rodeo circuit. The horse brings in big crowds as no one is able to ride him and collect Nye's prize money. Finally Stony rides him but takes the horse instead of the money. This leads to trouble when Cyclone is set free and Nye and his men go after him.
Counterfeit bills are being printed in Canada and shipped across the border hidden in blocks of ice. When the counterfeiters force engraver Bronson to make a new plate, he inscribes a tiny help message on it. Renfrew catches a henchman who has one of the new bills. A magnifying glass lets him read the message and he heads out alone to round up the counterfeiters.
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
The Rangers are after Travis. When Tom catches three of his gang members, he gets Jimmy to go straight and lead him to Travis where he hopes to join the gang. But Tom is in trouble when Pat escapes from the Rangers and returns to identify him.
Bob Allen, Martha Tibbetts, Walter Miller, Robert ''Buzz'' Henry, and Harry Strang as Snaky. Bob Allen is the Texas Ranger sent to protect a wagon train bearing a well-stocked strongbox through Indian territory.
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora''''s cousin of a murder charge.
On his last day as a Mounted Traffic Officer, Jack saves Ellen from a serious accident and then he catches a bank robber. His Brother Dave was part of the gang and Dave takes them to Jack's ranch. When Jack arrives he is made a prisoner. The gangleader Rod then kills Dave, ties up Jack, sets the house on fire and flees. Luckily Ellen arrives to free Jack and he heads out after Rod.
A department store owner''''s sons compete for his secretary''''s heart.
Three zanies turn an operatic performance into chaos in their efforts to promote their protege''s romance with the leading lady.
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 cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
Wildcat Saunders, his manager and his handler head out west to train for his next prize fight. They stay at the Lawson ranch where the foreman Hawkins has just robbed the express office. When Wildcat is loaned a pair of boots, he finds the loot hidden inside them. Hawkins eventually realizes one of the three has it and retrieving it, ties the them up and flees with Lawson's daughter as a hostage.
Three men that were sent to prison for bank robbery escape. The stolen money was never recovered and they return to the scene looking for the fourth man who has the money. Two of the robbers are out to get the money for themselves but the other who was framed wants to recover the money so he can clear himself.
Tom plans to revenge his fathers death at the hands of Cleyburn's men. He makes a deal with wanted outlaw the Nighthawk. Then posing as the Nighthawk, he plans to rob Cleyburn until he is bankrupt and also marry his niece Helen leaving him with nothing. But things do not go as planned.
Accused of a murder he did not commit, Ken leaves the country. Three years later Evans finds him in the jungle. When Evans dies, Ken seeing the resemblance, assumes his identity and returns to clear his name.
Bill, who is about to lead a wagon train to California, has a map to a valuable gold field and Rocky is after the map. When Rocky and his men attack, Ken Manning breaks it up and later identifies Rocky and his men as the attackers. Expelled from the wagon train, they stampede a buffalo herd puting the Indians on the warpath. After the Indians attack the wagon train, Rocky thinks he can get the map.
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.
The man that framed Tom Lansing's father for murder is at a ghost town where no one is allowed in or out. Tom gets in by posing as an escaping outlaw with his sidekick Banty posing as the Sheriff that is chasing him. Tom learns that the boss Cramer is the man he is after but there is trouble when Banty later gets caught. Cramer holds a kangaroo court planning to kill Banty if he doesn't tell who his confederate is.
Wanting the Lance ranch, Burkett kills Lance and brings in an imposter to pose as the heir Ken Lance. Ken learns of the plan, captures the imposter, and arrives posing as himself. In an ensuing gunfight a man is killed and Ken is in trouble when not only is he accused of the murder, but the imposter escapes and convinces the Sheriff he's the real Ken Lance.
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The true story of the United States' involvement in Somalia during an ill-fated humanitarian mission. On October 3, 1993, U.S. soldiers entered Somalia on an exercise that was supposed to take less than an hour. The mission turned into a nightlong battle against thousands of heavily armed Somalians.
Charming and proficient as a hired gun, Martin Blank returns to his hometown of Grosse Point, Michigan to attend his high school reunion and seek "fulfillment and truth." Once there he plans to meet up with his former girlfriend and perform "one last hit."
In this short film, a man''''s wife suspects him of cheating so she hires a private detective and finds the results surprising.
This historical short film looks at the Founding Fathers of the United States and the creation of the Constitution of the U.S.
In this short film, a radio and television engineer falls into a life of crime by dismantling alarms for robberies.
In this short film, a man runs over a young couple on a deserted road, then tries to cover up the incident.
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