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|Also Known As:||Died:||August 9, 1965|
|Born:||May 14, 1882||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Ireland||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A Civil War veteran fights to protect a gold shipment from a bitter Confederate officer.
A rising opera star is torn between his wealthy benefactor and a poor innocent.
A mad scientist uses an ape to murder his enemies.
A tough drill sergeant prepares green recruits for service in the Korean War.
Opera singer Grace Moore turns to popular music when her dreams of a classical career fail to materialize.
The mediator in a dispute between farmers and cattle men falls for the head rancher's daughter.
True story of Annette Kellerman, the world''''s first great swimming star.
Biography of Emily Dunning, the first woman doctor to practice in a New York hospital.
After being drafted, an opera star falls for his sergeant's sister.
In 1865 New Orleans, sea captain Truscott goes to the notorious Scarlet Angel saloon, where he meets rapacious Roxy McClanahan, as rough and tough as he is. Despite his best efforts, Roxy manages to make off with Truscott's bankroll, and flees with war widow Linda Caldwell. Luck favors Roxy with a chance to slip into Linda's identity, and luckier still, Linda proves to have had wealthy in-laws in San Francisco, who are happy to give their new relation a chance to become a "lady." But inevitably, Truscott re-appears...
A reporter in search of government corruption falls for a congressman.
When she returns to her alma mater to pick up an honorary degree, a congresswoman re-ignites an old flame.
A small-town tomboy falls for the boy-next-door in the years before World War I.
A crusading district attorney takes on the mob''''s murder machine.
An Australian gets caught in the battle between ranchers and sheep men.
A master thief escapes from a Canadian prison farm and makes his way to New York.
A divorcee finds love with a married man while they both sit on a jury.
A terminally ill scientist seeks comfort from a mentally disturbed widow.
A concert pianist inherits an apartment house full of loony tenants.
Three law-breaking brothers try to go straight, only to be hounded by a vengeful detective.
A vaudeville clown neglects his family while fighting for stardom.
An artist discovers a real-life version of the perfect woman he's been drawing for years.
Killers scare a murder witness into silence.
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
Rosa Moline is bored with life in a small town. She loves Chicago industrialist Neil Latimer who has a hunting lodge nearby. Rosa squeezes her husband's patients to pay their bills so she can visit Chicago; her husband's patience is also tried: he tells her to go and never come back. Once there, Neil tells her he doesn't want her. Back home and pregnant, Neil shows up and now wants her. The caretaker at Neil's lodge threatens to reveal her pregnancy...
A jealous wife decides working for her husband is the best way to keep tabs on him.
A World War II veteran's marriage of convenience threatens his real wedding plans.
Fictionalized account of the legendary racehorse's training and triumphs.
When he accidentally injures a young girl, a gangster risks his freedom to nurse her.
A society woman gets involved with a gangster only to find he has hidden plans.
A small-town doctor helps a deaf-mute farm girl learn to communicate.
Gangsters frame a boxer for murder when he refuses to throw a fight.
A family vaudeville act is torn apart by the father's drinking problem.
A dying millionaire gives his fortune to a working girl, then recovers and tries to get it back.
Classic mystery about the adventures of a young tutor sent to a ghostly country estate.
A dedicated flyer pushes himself and those around him during a perilous World War II campaign.
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy neurotic.
An heiress surreptitiously helps two songwriters waiting for their big break.
A veterinarian and a novelist compete for the heart of a lady rancher.
A married woman''s passion for a former love drives her mad.
A woman uncovers deadly secrets when she visits her late husband's family.
An ambitious singer ruins a doctor''''s life.
A woman slowly discovers that her artist husband is a deranged killer.
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
An elderly millionaire makes a hobby of playing cupid.
A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost.
A runaway prince in disguise takes up with a taxi driver.
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
A twin takes her deceased sister''''s place as wife of the man they both love.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
Three people who share a sweepstakes ticket travel a tangled road to collect their winnings.
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
A flighty beauty marries a stockbroker for convenience and almost ruins both their lives.
A French playboy gets serious when his country is threatened during World War II.
A detective suspects foul play in a series of accidental deaths.
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
Married detectives investigating a small-town murder uncover a spy ring.
A fading stage star tries to revive her career by taking a job in a shipyard.
Nazi agents pursue a German freedom-fighter and his family to Washington.
Two writers, friends since childhood, fight over their books and lives.
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
Nazi agents use a headless ghost as a front.
A wounded soldier discovers his hospital is secretly run by the Nazis.
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
A flighty society girl sells secrets to the enemy.
Two reporters take on a murder ring at the state pen.
A saboteur rigs a bomb to destroy a strategic oil field.
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
Dedicated aircraft workers compete for the same girl.
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
A mob leader escapes prison and flees with his love to a mountain hideaway, where he tries to atone for his sins.
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
An American saloon owner in North Africa is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up.
An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in with a midwestern family.
Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
The body count rises during the competition for a family inheritance.
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
Although she''''s been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
An ex-con becomes a daredevil photojournalist.
A newswoman investigates a haunted house.
A night-club singer on the lam marries a South American rubber planter to escape the law.
An aspiring mystery writer stumbles on to a real murder.
A scientist's invisibility formula gets him in trouble with the police.
A reporter tries to solve a series of boardinghouse murders.
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
A prizefighter's swelled head endangers his marriage.
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
An accident-prone reporter stumbles into love and a big story.
A crusading scientist fights to prevent bomber pilots from blacking out.
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
A man''''s infatuation with a gold-digging beauty continues after his marriage.
Steel-worker brothers compete for the same woman.
Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue.
A thriller writer tries to impress a young woman by pretending to be tied to a murder.
A pilot and a temperamental heiress are stranded in the desert together.
An heiress ditches her fortune-hunting fiance to find happiness living on her own.
A gangster's wife helps the FBI nail her husband.
A woman discovers her respectable husband is a notorious gangster.
A newspaperman sets out to catch a sea-going thief.
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
Airline stewardesses vie for the love of a dashing pilot.
A young gangster and his honest brother fall for the same woman.
A French nobleman falls in love with his children's governess.
After a failed hit, a mob chief recuperates in a monastery.
Society sleuth Philo Vance tangles with foreign agents when he investigates the murder of an aircraft manufacturer.
A reporter tries to nail a gambling-ship owner for murder.
A young inventor''s new marriage is jeopardized by financial problems.
An exiled caveman finds love when he joins another tribe.
An embezzler''''s wife begs his boss for forgiveness, only to fall in love with him.
An elderly woman turns sheriff to clear her granddaughter of murder charges.
Opposing lawyers face off in court over a land deal only to wind up in each other''''s arms.
A society girl pushes her working class boyfriend into politics.
A millionaire helps a pretty lady violinist with her career.
A veteran lady captain fights off competition.
A defense lawyer sets out to topple a powerful gangster.
An insurance investigator gets caught between cops and crooks when he hides the beneficiary of a million-dollar policy.
A brave young policeman single-handedly takes on a vicious criminal gang.
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
A murderer returns from the grave with a thirst for blood.
An industrialist values money over his family''''s happiness.
A teen-aged sleuth tries to clear one of her father''''s friends of a murder charge.
A waiter becomes a singing prizefighter.
A hobby-mad family makes their obsessions pay off.
A female reporter gets herself arrested so she can interview a gangster''s moll.
A teen-aged sleuth helps two old ladies deal with the "haunting" of their mansion.
A hoofer gets mixed up with a ballet dancer, triggering backstage jealousy.
A football scout tries to get a legendary runner back into the game.
A father returns to the family he left years earlier and tries to solve their problems.
Rival detectives fall in love when they''''re forced to work together.
A race-car driver tries to keep his kid brother from taking to the track.
A jockey trains a blind horse for the Grand National.
G-Man Chick Gardner (Brian Donlevy), posing as a taxi driver, convinces the members of a counterfeiting gang that he is on their side and is taken into the organization by Philip Strickland (Alan Dinehart), the boss, over the objections of gang lieutenant Flash Dillon (Gilbert Roland.) Gardner meets Gilda Lee (Frances Drake), a member of the gang, and learns of the planned smuggling of a load of counterfeit money at a remote wharf. He arranges with the Federal officers to foil the landing but their presence is detected and the gang escapes, with Gardner being wounded in the melee by his own men. Dillon discovers Gardner's true identity and tells Gilda to take him for a ride. Instead, she helps Gardner kill Dillon, in return for which he promises her immunity. She goes with Strickland to the yacht of John Rudd (Sig Rumann), who is the secret leader of the counterfeiters. Gardner and the federal agents follow her.
A New York nightclub singer plans to reveal gangsters named in her private diary. The diary disappears and the singer is murdered. Charlie Chan is called into to investigate.
A reporter investigates a series of murders related to a magician''''s escape act.
A British butler goes to America duped by mobsters into believing he is the heir to a fortune.
When some men are attacked by Indians, a survivor obtains an Indian medicine arrow. An Indian tells Blade he has found gold but will not tell him where until he has that arrow. So Blade starts killing the survivors of the attack but fails to get the arrow. One of the men he kills is John Cardigan and Kit Cardigan, a Scout for Custer, now starts looking for the killer of his father.
A Brooklyn girl masquerades as a princess to land a Hollywood contract.
Injured scientist Eric Godfrey asks his protege to give him a fatal dose of opiates to end his misery. When he dies the doctor is accused of murder.
A small-town newspaper publisher champions a young man who may have been jailed wrongly.
Algy, Bulldog Drummond's right-hand-man, is getting married. Bulldog attends; on the way home, in the fog, he enters the (apparently deserted) mansion of Prince Achmed in search of a phone. He finds none, but he does find a body - which disappears when he summons a bobby. Bodies keep disappearing as Drummond keeps summoning the authorities, particularly his long-suffering upstairs neighbor, Captain Nielsen; the ever faithful Algy also finds his wedding night disrupted by, among other things, some emergency code-breaking. And of course, there's a beautiful woman there's always a beautiful woman in this case, Gwen, who turns out to be the daughter of the dead man who started all this.
A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
Opening with a credit line that reads "Entire production conceived, created and directed by George White," a film evolves where the only plot line is a thin backstage romance between Jimmy Martin (Rudy Vallee) and Kitty Donnelly (Alice Faye)in and around a dozen or more sketches, revues, black-outs and singing and dancing turns. Made before the birth of the production code, reviewers of the day found much to object about in the implications of Alice Faye's "Nasty Man" song with the Meglin Kiddies, and the dog action in the "Your Dog Loves My Dog" number by Vallee, Faye, Jimmy Durante and Dixie Dunbar. The geometric dance arrangements used in the Vallee, Durante and Cliff Edwards "Every Day Is Father's Day" was not cause for Busby Berkeley to lose any sleep.
An unemployed reporter impersonates his look-alike cousin and falls for the man''''s wife.
A woman joins her fiance at a Malaysian prison camp only to discover he's become an alcoholic.
A businessman masquerades as a bandit to kidnap a flapper and end her reckless days.
While seeking a stolen jewel, a young woman and her fiance are kidnapped and held in a mysterious mansion.
A romantic drama unfolds when a woman is torn between her love for a Mountie and her loyalty to her outlaw brother.
A woman comes between two clans of Scots.
In this silent film, three potential heirs to a fortune must spend the night in a haunted mansion.
A woman and her husband are attracted to a group of spouse-swappers.
A wife on the verge of leaving her husband she meets the mother who deserted him years earlier.
Professor Stock and his wife Mizzi are always bickering. Mizzi tries to seduce Dr. Franz Braun, the new husband of her good friend Charlotte. Dr. Braun's colleague, Dr. Mueller, who has had his eye on Charlotte, sees this as his opportunity, even though the Braun's are very happily married. Through a misunderstanding, Charlotte thinks that her husband is interested in Miss Hofer, and asks Mizzi to keep him occupied. Meanwhile Professor Stock becomes suspicious of his wife, and hires a detective to spy on her with the hope of obtaining a divorce.
In this silent film, two sisters, one of them blind, fight to find each other during the French Revolution.
A religious zealot and his nephew are thrown together on a South Seas Island with an alcoholic beach comber and a native dancer. A battle to see who will "civilize" whom ensues.
A country girl tries to return home after being abandoned by her wealthy seducer.
A beautiful girl is despised by a wicked queen who tries to destroy her. With the aid of dwarves in the woods, Snow White overcomes the queen.
John Schuyler, happily married Wall Street lawyer, is appointed as special diplomatic representative to England. By an unhappy accident, his wife and child can't come along; but on the ship with him is "The Vampire," a "notorious woman" who lives off a succession of men she has seduced and ruined. Slighted by Mrs. Schuyler, she has set her sights on the husband. Two months later, we find the Fool languishing with the mistress who has him enmeshed in her toils. Will he follow the others to the depths of degradation?
When Josiah Whitcomb's son gets into trouble with bad companions in New York City, Josiah leaves the farm and goes into the city to find the boy. There he finds that his country ways are not at all respected in the sophisticated city.
This short film provides a behind-the-scenes look at the responsibilities of a motion picture director.
In this comedic short, Joe McDoakes goes apartment hunting. Vitaphone Release 1613A.
In this comedic short, Joe McDoakes faces numerous anxieties in becoming a new father. Vitaphone Release 1552A.
In this short film, tour guides take visitors on a promotional guide of Warner Brothers'''' studios.
In this comedic short, Joe McDoakes attempts to improve his odds at playing the horse races. Vitaphone Release 1497A.
This short film focuses on the USFDA''''s efforts to ensure drugs are properly tested before sold to the public.
Starring James Stewart, this short film is designed to encourage recruits for the American Army Air Forces. Vitaphone Release 960-961A.
In this short musical, Skinnay Ennis attempts to get his orchestra in shape for an audition. Vitaphone Release 9935.
Short subject on the part that the pony express played during the election of President Lincoln and the news of the Civil War.
In this comedic short, a waiter accidentally knocks out a boxing champion leading to a humorous "rematch." Vitaphone Release 9384-9385.
This short film dramatizes the birth of the American Bill of Rights. Vitaphone Release 9300-9301.
Two boys go for a ride in a runaway car in this short comedy.
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