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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 3, 1971|
|Born:||June 20, 1883||Cause of Death:||anemia|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Madison is a Texas Ranger who resigns after he gets a reputation for bringing them back dead. He takes a job as deputy sheriff and quickly becomes embroiled in a range war against Greene, a rancher intent on taking over the whole range. He also begins an affair with French, Greene''s wife, who wants Madison to kill her husband for her. She ends up doing the job herself.
The film was based on the popular daytime Mutual Broadcasting Company radio program that originated from New York on April 30, 1945 as "Queen For Today" and moved to Hollywood a few months later as "Queen For A Day", with Jack Bailey, former vaudeville music man and World's Fair barker, as the emcee host. The five-times-a-week, thirty minute doses spun over to television and lasted into the 70's. Bailey, in pre-airing interviews with audience members, would select 3-4 contestants who would pour out their (mostly pitiful) hearts explaining why they deserved to be Queen For A Day, and the audience selected the winner. The movie version was comprised of three short story segments which led some character to the television program.
An artist discovers a real-life version of the perfect woman he's been drawing for years.
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy neurotic.
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
A woman suspects her husband of plotting to kill his son from a previous marriage.
A widow generates small-town gossip when she falls in love too soon after her husband's death.
A girl pretends to be a war bride to get a hotel room in Washington.
A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society.
A detective suspects foul play in a series of accidental deaths.
Detectives masquerade as butler and maid to get the goods on a crook.
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
An independent driver organizes other truckers to fight a corrupt executive.
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
A song-and-dance man's son stages a big show starring World War II soldiers.
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
Nazi agents pursue a German freedom-fighter and his family to Washington.
A saboteur rigs a bomb to destroy a strategic oil field.
An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in with a midwestern family.
A mob leader escapes prison and flees with his love to a mountain hideaway, where he tries to atone for his sins.
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 college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
A radio broadcaster tries to reform a gangster's moll who has been sent up the river.
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
The FBI tracks Nazi agents to a luxury hotel.
Small town scandals inspire an idealistic young man to take up psychiatry.
A gangster's wife helps the FBI nail her husband.
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
A doctor tries to rescue a young innocent from Nazi agents.
A scientist''''s invisibility formula gets him in trouble with the police.
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
A fictionalized composite of several celebrated murder cases, particularly the Stielow case, in which an innocent man is convicted and sentenced to death on purely speculative evidence.
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Starring James Stewart, this short film is designed to encourage recruits for the American Army Air Forces. Vitaphone Release 960-961A.
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