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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 4, 1995|
|Born:||November 21, 1911||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Ohio, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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In this sumptuous Civil War story, a willful southern belle goes mad out of fear that she may be part black.
A schoolteacher-turned-farmer fights to save the land and her son.
A frontiersman leads a wagon train full of mail-order brides.
A U.S. colonel in Korea tries to evacuate American civilians.
Television personality Jack Paar introduces a series of songs and sketches.
Two con artists join forces and pose as brother and sister. He then meets rich widows through the "personals" sections of newspapers, marries them, and both kill the widows for their money.
Compilation of comic scenes and musical numbers from RKO films.
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
Jack Paar introduces musical numbers and comic bits from RKO films.
Crooks discover a Genghis Khan treasure ship on the Canada-Alaska border but the treasure is hidden somewhere on land. In their efforts to find the hidden treasure they resort to murder and sabotage to stop the construction of the Alcan highway which will bring homesteaders to the area. Sergeant Royal of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police battles through 12 episodes to find the crooks and to learn the identity of their mysterious leader known only as 'The Boss'.
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
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.
An accountant dreams of being a hero but finds it''s not so easy in real life.
A salesman picks up a hitchhiker who turns out to be a killer on the run.
A body, believed to be that of a criminal lawyer, sends the police hunting for the killer. The lawyer's wife, his partner, and an ex-convict are, in turn, suspected of the crime. But the body was incorrectly identified, and the lawyer is still alive. He murders his partner and is planning on killing his wife.
Charles Stewart, the "Pilgrim" owner's playboy son, finds himself shanghaied on his father's ship commanded by cruel Captain Thompson. When scurvy breaks out he leads a mutiny and is slapped in irons. Floggings and torture abound.
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.
Chinese detective Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) is on his way to San Francisco to take over a murder case when he meets a woman, Mrs. Conover (Mary Gordon), who is searching for her missing daughter and a young man, Jeff Tilford (Bruce Kellogg), who is looking for his missing fiancee. Investigation by Charlie discloses they are both looking for the same girl, Mary Conover (Tanis Chandler). Chan eventually uncovers a murder gang, which has been collecting the life insurance of its victims.
Maverick private eyes Kildane and Quayle leave a large agency to work on their own. Their first assignment (pirated from the old firm): retrieve eloping heiress Penelope Hampton...in competition with their former boss Prentiss. Kildane finds Penelope with surprising ease and keeps her one jump ahead of Prentiss with assorted difficulties, but can he avoid a romantic complication with his lovely charge?
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
An aspiring actress risks her life to clear a sailor charged with murder.
A police detective uses his girlfriend to track down a homicidal maniac.
The story involves a rather odd flashback by Dale who is visiting El Dorado, home of her grandmother. She dreams about her grandmother's adventures including a romance with a cowboy who looks very much like Roy. Roy, of course, also exists in the present for Dale. Songs include "Go West, Young Man," "Lady Who Wouldn't Say Yes," and "Belle of the El Dorado."
Before Charlie Chan can catch a pair of murderers he has to prove their victims are really dead.
A sharecropper fights the elements to start his own farm.
In a film that was closer to being a "sanitized" version of and contained more elements akin to Mae West's and W.C. Fields' "My Little Chickadee" than it did from anything John Ford had done, or was to do, a traveling show arrives in a small Arizona town and finds much opposition from local townspeople. They plan to stage the show in the saloon and the leading lady, Katie (Martha O'Driscoll), gets involved with the local school teacher, Tod (Noah Beery, Jr). and a mysterious masked bandit, King Randall (Leo Carrillo).
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
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.
A young woman sublets a Marine's apartment not knowing he's handed out keys to several of his friends.
A writer for a radio program needs some fresh ideas to juice up his show. For inspiration, he rents a room with a typical American family and begins to secretly write about their true life antics. The show becomes a big hit, but he begins to feel guilty about his charade when he falls in love with the family's pretty older daughter.
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
An old-time cavalry sergeant's resistance to change could cost him his post.
Boston pharmacist Tom Craig comes to Sacramento, where he runs afoul of local political boss Britt Dawson, who exacts protection payment from the citizenry. Dawson frames Craig with poisoned medicine, but Craig redeems himself during a Gold Rush epidemic.
A female executive hires a male secretary.
Small town girl (Dunne) Meets and falls for a playboy type (Foster) on a train to New York. For him, the fling is over when they arrive, but she continues to carry a torch. She meets and marries his brother (Montgomery), a mismatch which eventually grows into real love.
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him control, but Quaker schoolmarm Annie Morgan bags one of the key lots. Cork's lawyer Steve Lewis tries romancing Annie to get the lot back, finding her so overpoweringly liberated she leaves him dizzy. Still, Steve attains his nefarious object...almost...then has cause to deeply regret having aroused the sleeping giant of feminism!
A revolutionary leader romances a French aristocrat in Louisiana.
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod tries to help them, a faked murder charge turns the Daltons into outlaws, but more victims than villains in this fictionalized version. Will Tod stay loyal to his friends despite falling in love with Bob Dalton's former fiancée Julie?
Hendricks is smuggling furs across the border. Gene's partner sees them and is murdered. But before he died he wrote the initials HH. So Gene and Frog head to the HH dude ranch to investigate. They eventually get wise to Hendricks game but as soon as they find the furs they are made prisoners.
An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries to re-establish his relationship with her while also trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from the press.
A showgirl gives up life in the fast lane for a young soldier on his way to fight World War I.
A young actress struggles to make a hit on stage and in married life.
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
A detective teams with his ex-wife to solve a murder.
In this classic 19th-century romance, a kept woman runs off with a young admirer in search of love and happiness.
Two cigar-stand attendants get mixed up in a murder investigation.
A Victorian wife contemplates leaving her insane husband for a romantic gypsy.
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
Once-married attorneys face off during a heated divorce case.
Jimmy Kelly, who can't hold on to a job because of his hot temper, finds his calling as a process server. He serves process on a gangster and exposes a criminal conspiracy while trying to stop his long-suffering girlfriend from taking a vacation with her lecherous boss.
Sheriff Tim has killed Crip's outlaw brother in the line of duty and now Crip is out to get Tim. He makes Tim's brother Bud a prisoner to lure Tim into a trap. When Tim is warned by Bud, Tim is saved but Bud is killed. Tim arrests Crip but Crip escapes and he and his gang now make a final stand against Tim and his men.
This short film focuses on true stories about the power of luck and incredible chance.
In this short film, Charley Chase gets in trouble at work for insuring that a wedding isn''''t called off, which leads into various comic scenarios.
In this comedic short film, an old friend of Charley Chase''''s wife accuses Charley of having flirted with her in the park.
A group of bumbling, incompetent Hollywood hopefuls try to sell a picture to a fictional film studio in this short film.
This short comedy focuses on the governments efforts for the re-education of... chorus girls!
A dentist deals with a variety of eccentric and difficult patients.
Two vagrants try to repay the kindly old lady who helped them in this comedic short.
Comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts are taken out for a night on the town by two not so sharp men in this short film.
In this comedic short, neighbors mistake an actress rehearsing her death scene for the real act.
Charley Chase is supposed to sing at a fancy party, but gets a fish bone caught in his throat in this comedic short.
Several boys take summer jobs in a department store so they can make money and meet girls, but the jobs do not turned out as planned in this comedic short.
In this comedic short film, a game of "musical beds" ensues when a queen attempts to trap a king in an affair.
In this short film, a group of boys boycott a local dance when the girls insist the men wear tuxedos.
In this comedic short, a fishing trip leads Laurel and Hardy to a mansion where a murder has been committed.
Spanish language version of two Laurel and Hardy shorts ("Laurel & Hardy Murder Case" and "Berth Marks") edited together into one continuous film.
Two friends try to install a radio antenna, with disastrous results in this comedic short.
In this comedic short film, Charley Chase must impress an important client without breaking up his engagement.
Several friends stage a phony car accident so their girlfriends will have to nurse them back to health in this comedic short.
In this short film, two millionaires try to escape the suitors out to marry them for their money.
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