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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 21, 1947|
|Born:||January 16, 1878||Cause of Death:||coronary thrombosis|
|Birth Place:||Bronx, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A farm boy adopts a black lamb and tries to keep it out of trouble.
A young cowhand rebels against his rancher stepfather during a perilous cattle drive.
A fiery half-Native American girl comes between a rancher's good and evil sons.
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; farmers in a "sea of grass." The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the farmers watch helplesslly as the sea of grass is exploited until it becomes a dustbowl.
When a Quaker girl nurses a notorious gunman back to health, he tries to adopt her peaceful ways.
A 19th-century dentist sets out to find a painless method for pulling teeth in this true story.
A small-town druggist thinks back on the life of the son who has just died in World War II.
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
An Alaskan prospector fights a crooked federal agent for a beautiful saloon singer.
An exotic woman helps the Allies fight the Germans in North Africa.
Paul Raden (Albert Dekker), hopelessly insane son of Maxim Raden, hated owner of the Radentown mills, is in a strait jacket in a secret room in the family mansion, while the body of his father is lowered into a grave. Twenty-five years earlier, the brutal father had hurled Paul against a wall when the young boy had tried to defend his mother and, with his brain injured forever, Paul's last memory, before descending into the shadows on insanity, was his mother's agonized scream. At the graveside are Dr. Ben Saunders (Harry Carey), Paul's twin brother John (Albert Dekker) and John's wife Elaine (Frances Farmer.) Pompey (Ernest Whitman), the family servant who has cared for and guarded Paul and kept the family secret for a quarter of a century,watches from afar. That night Dr. Saunders tells John that his twin, who he thought dead, is alive as the father, refusing to commit him to an institution, had bribed the doctor to sign a false death certificate and then bury another child's body as Paul. John and the doctor visit Radenhouse and find Pompey strangled and Paul vanished. While they search frantically for Paul, the latter revels in his freedom and falls in love with the first girl he meets, Milly Pickens (Susan Hayward), an unemployed mill worker. He wanders into a honky-tonk filled with dancing jitterbugs (Patti Lacey, Roy Lester, Ray Hirsch and Jane Allen), where a pretty blonde, Peggy Nolan (Jean Phillips), flirts with him. Her body is found the next morning near the closed-down Raden Mills. Terrorized by the second murder and the thought that a homicidal maniac is on the loose, the town goes mad with fear and greed when Dr. Saunders tricks John into offering a $5,000 reward for the killer. Milly purchases a revolver and persuades Paul, whose demented mind has forgotten the murders, to accompany her to Radenhouse on her hunch that the murderer is hiding there.
A young man seeks to murder his father that abandoned his mother, yet fate plays a hand when a stranger appears.
Army men train for the parachute corps.
A ghost tries to smooth the way for two young lovers he knew during his lifetime.
Tim Kerry, a cop on the beat in Hell's Kitchen, welcomes his grown son Ritzy home after a two-year prison term. Ritzy's former friends and his ex-girl Julia join with Tim in hoping he'll go straight. But local gang leader Claire Morelli (the former boss's widow) knows of Ritzy's talents from other ex-cons, and makes him an offer hard to refuse. A chain of double-crosses seems to make tragedy inevitable...
A race car driver tries to solve a series of track-side murders before he''''s next.
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
A group of prisoners break out of Alcatraz and hijack a passenger ship.
A cowardly judge enlists a hot young gunman to help him fight outlaws.
Irish immigrant (Whalen) meets returning war correspondent (Ameche) on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amors of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.
A young flyer fights to win his father''''s respect while vying with dad''''s best friend for a young woman''''s heart.
A mob-connected trainer grooms a bellhop for the boxing ring.
An abolitionist signs on with a slaving ship to sabotage their efforts.
A naval cadet clashes with his father and his best friend over his love of the commander''''s daughter.
A millionaire hires a lady trainer for his stables.
Tempers ignite when an explosives carrier falls in love with a colleague's daughter.
Cowboys clash with gangsters and Boston snobs in the modern West.
After setting the leg of John Wilkes Booth, Dr. Samuel Mudd is sent to prison as a conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Cheyenne rides into Durango and runs into his old enemy Kelton. Kelton's game is to bring his safe to a town without a bank and let the townspeople put their valuables in it. Then he grabs the loot and flees. But Cheyenne is on to his scheme and finding the safe empty, gets the Sheriff to join in the chase.
A girl gets into trouble at her orphanage and is sent away to reform school. She escapes en route but is found and brought to trial. Her father is the prosecutor.
Harry Carey, Hoot Gibson, Henry B. Walthall, Margaret Callahan, Frank M. Thomas, Tom Tyler. In this remake of a silent classic based on a story by director John Ford, an outlaw emerges from a twenty-five year prison term and returns to his former home town, now a bustling and unrecognizable modern city.
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
A vice king's girlfriend falls for a young miner.
Three cowboys buy a ranch but have to fight off gunmen to keep it.
Beasley, who is after Gayner's land, plans to kidnap his daughter. But Dale overhears their plan and kidnaps her himself. When Gayner arrives to retrieve his daughter, Beasley kills him and makes the Sheriff arrest Dale for the murder.
Both Sprague and Jett and their crews are hunting buffalo. Doan is with Sprague and is looking for the Jett outfit where his girlfriend Milly is being held against her will. In addition to the thieving Jett who is stealing Sprague's furs, the Indians are gathering to attack all the white buffalo hunters.
Natty Bumppo, known as Hawk-Eye, is a frontiersman in the American wilderness. Together with his Indian friends Chingachgook and Uncas, he fights battles against nefarious white soldiers as well as the vicious Indian Magua and his cohorts.
Canfield, respected rancher, is involved in crooked horse racing, and also leads an outlaw gang! Some 10 years before our story, the gang raided an isolated cabin, leaving 5-year-old Frankie an orphan. The boy grows up wild, his only friends the wild horses...now joined by El Diablo, a savage but very fast race horse that Canfield steals and loses, in the process killing ranger Elliott Norton. Norton's ranger brother Bob now appears in the region to find his brother's killer; menaced by the outlaws, the vigilantes, and the Devil Horse, his only chance may be to enlist the aid of the now-speechless Wild Boy.
Officer John Brown is after the outlaw known as the Night Rider. Posing as Jim Blake he takes a job on the Rogers ranch. He finds the secret passage from the Rogers mine to the Rogers house used by the Night Rider and also a note written by the Night Rider to his henchmen. Practicing his hand writing, he has a plan to trap him.
Traveling west, former peace officer Frame Johnson and his three friends arrive in Tombstone, a lawless town controlled by the three Northrup brothers. Preceded by his reputation, the town Council tries to get him to take the job of Marshal. He says he will not wear a badge again but seeing the ruthless Northrup murders he accepts. After a killing on both sides, although outnumbered, Johnson and his two remaing friends head to the OK Corral for a shoot out with the two remaining Northrups and their men.
A mysterious master criminal known as The Voice plots with his gang to sabotage the Milesburg Oil Company, but the rightful heir has a secret army of her own to protect her rights.
An African trader and a white jungle goddess join forces against a hostile tribe.
Burgess and Greeley are rustling horses and shooting Indians. When they kill Manual they frame Lieutenant Allister. His older brother John now attempts to defend him at his murder trial.
When she learns her husband and brother are involved with the mob, a woman decides to straighten them out.
San Francisco boys risk their lives to scout gold in the Klondike.
Jim Kelly is a baseball player who talks himself into a job with the New York Yankees. Though his boundless braggadocio is backed up by his talent on the baseball field, Kelly soon alienates himself from the rest of his teammates.
A young woman finds herself trapped by a bandit gang. Rather than be raped by the gang, she commits suicide. When her brother finds out what happened, he turns to a life of banditry, hoping to find the gang responsible for his sister's death.
When Bob Smith brings in the outlaw Bob Moore he learns his real name is also Bob Smith. With his sister whom he has not seen since childhood arriving, Moore gets Smith to pose as him. The masquerade works fine for a while but then Moore's gang members plan to kill him and Smith must save the brother of the woman he now loves.
A railroad engineer sacrifices everything for the French orphan he adopted during World War I.
A young cowhand befriends a disreputable gambler and pulls him out of some trouble. Hoping to square things with his new friend, the gambler seeks to warn him about the cowhand's fiancée, about whom the gambler knows some unsavory details.
Il padre di Harry viene ucciso in un duello alla pistola e la madre gli fa giurare che non userà mai armi e farà affidamento soltanto sui pugni. Ma quando il fratellino è marchiato a fuoco sul petto dai ladri di bestiame, Harry infrange il giuramento e...
The owner of a gambling hall is entrusted with the care of a pretty young girl. He falls in love with her, but he must decide whether to let her go to his best friend, with whom he believes her to be in love, or to try to win her for himself.
Cattleman Flint cuts off farmer Sims' water supply. When Sims' son Ted goes for water, one of Flint's men kills him. Cheyenne is sent to finish off Sims, but finding the family at the newly dug grave, he changes sides.
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This short film honors the late Will Rogers, with clips from his films and stars paying tribute.
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This short film provides a nostalgic look at film clips from the Silent Era.
This short film provides a funny twist on two silent films.
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