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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 26, 1956|
|Born:||July 3, 1882||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Mansfield, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A Mountie tracks an accused killer through the Canadian wilderness.
A disgraced military officer stands in for an injured Arab ruler.
The children of the Three Musketeers swing into action against a traitor.
King David''s lust for a married woman has disastrous consequences for Israel.
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
True story of the lifelong love affair between Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and his wife.
A society jewel thief falls for one of her marks.
LaRochelle, a former pirate captain, is caught by the British. To get his ship back, he works as a spy against other pirates, first of all Blackbeard and Providence. He works on some ships, crossing the Caribbean sea, with the intention of being enchained, when a pirate ship is in sight, to make them believe he's an enemy of the British. One day, his ship is conquered by Captain Providence. What nobody knew before, Providence is a (beautiful, of course) woman. She believes his story and so he joins her crew. But Blackbeard, her fatherly friend, doesn't believe him. Providence and LaRochelle fall in love, although he is married. When LaRochelle tries to deliver her to the British, she forebodes the trap, kidnaps his wife and escapes. As for revenge, she wants to sell his wife on a slave-market. LaRochell gets his ship and his crew back and follows her. ...
The son of the notorious scientist fights to clear his father''''s name.
A ruthless race-car driver falls for a crusading journalist out to clean up the sport.
A senior officer faces the horror of sending his men on suicide missions over Germany during the last days of World War II.
Donald Woods, Trudy Marshall, Lenore Aubert, Stefan Schnabel, John Dehner, Joe Mantell. Major Tom Blake (Donald Woods) travels to Tripoli to unmask the traitor who is selling information about U. S. boat shipments to sea pirates. Joe Mantell went on to achieve fame and a best supporting actor nomination as Ernest Borgnine''s best friend in MARTY.
True story of Monty Stratton, the baseball star who fought to continue his career after losing a leg.
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
Scandal results when a well-meaning man takes in a pregnant girl.
The famed explorer tries to protect a lady scientist searching the jungle for a polio cure.
A small-town doctor helps a deaf-mute farm girl learn to communicate.
Country squire Henry Maurier is patient with his wife Emily, a neurotic invalid, but her brother surprises Henry with his young mistress Doris. The same night, Emily dies of her chronic heart disease, and Henry promptly marries Doris, to the chagrin of neighbor Janet Spence, who loves him. When a post-mortem shows that Emily's death was precipitated by arsenic, Henry is placed on trial for his life. But is he guilty?
A neurotic invalid accidentally overhears a phone conversation plotting her own murder.
Lassie helps a Scottish doctor deal with his patients' problems.
A small-town boy returns to college after the war only to find his sweetheart engaged to another.
After the war, Matt Gordon returns to Singapore to retrieve a fortune in smuggled pearls. Arrived, he reminisces in flashback about his prewar fiancée, alluring Linda, and her disappearance during the Japanese attack. But now Linda resurfaces...with amnesia and married to rich planter Van Leyden. Meanwhile, sinister fence Mauribus schemes to get Matt's pearls.
Monty Crandall (James Ellison) is a commercial artist who ridicules a dowager (Ruth Donnelly) with a caricature of her on a magazine cover and she sues him. His troubles are multiplied when a pretty wife (Stephanie Bachelor) forces her attentions on him, and her gun-toting husband (Grant Withers) is somewhat incensed about it, blaming Monty. He fakes his death and returns as a ghost to frighten off the trouble-makers, but it is only when he enlists the aid of a real ghost, Eric (Edward Everett Horton), that his problems are solved.
A couple tries a hand at romance while their respective families are busy feuding.
To win a wealthy man, a British woman plots to kill her husband and pin it on her lover.
When thieves rob his country estate, Bulldog Drummond¿s investigation uncovers a deadly jewel heist.
A famous singer's son falls for a swimming star.
Near the end of World War II, the Allies must find out how much the Axis knows about building atomic bombs. The OSS recruits a physicist, Alvah Jesper, to reach his former colleague, Katerin Lodor, now in Switzerland, and bring her out for debriefing. He reaches her, but a German agent is quickly onto him, and Lodor dies. Jesper must now get into Italy, go underground with the help of Gina, a resistance leader, and convince Polda, a physicist there, to leave with him. Polda won't go until his daughter is rescued from German detention. As Jesper's pal Pinky works on rescuing Polda's daughter and as time for escape runs down, Jesper and Gina fall in love.
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
Three people who share a sweepstakes ticket travel a tangled road to collect their winnings.
An inventor rises to fame with the support of his loving wife.
Robins Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men to battle royal corruption.
A convicted thief in Dartmoor prison hides the location of the stolen Bank of England printing plates inside three music boxes. When the innocent purchasers of the boxes start to be murdered, Holmes and Watson investigate.
An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths Kharis the living mummy (Lon Chaney Jr.), who was buried in quicksand 25 years earlier.
The wife of an alcoholic writer must take a job as a taxi driver to make ends meet. A young man she picks up as a fare befriends her, but when her husband is found murdered, the police suspect she and her new "friend" committed the murder.
Two sets of lovers come together while working on a big musical.
A young girl goes to New York to find a bandleader who has stolen all the songs she wrote and is passing them off as his own. She soon meets and falls in love with a struggling young songwriter who has his own problems.
Bachelor Harry Quincey, head designer in a small-town cloth factory, lives with his selfish sisters, glamorous hypochondriac Lettie and querulous widow Hester. His developing relationship with new colleague Deborah Brown promises happiness at last...thwarted by passive, then increasingly active opposition from one sister. Will Harry resort to desperate measures?
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic misadventures.
A brother and sister buy a house with a ghostly secret.
Sherlock Holmes investigates the link between a stolen pearl and a series of murders.
Sherlock Holmes tries to recover a stolen document during World War II.
Sherlock Holmes fights to keep a new bombsite design from the Nazis.
In 1943, 'Mac' MacClain, Canadian Navy, has lost his ship and many men to a German torpedo. While waiting for a new ship, he befriends Joyce Cartwright, sister of one of his dead officers. We follow the building and launch of new Corvette K-255, the 'Donnacola'. And who should be Mac's new subaltern but Joyce's other brother Paul, fresh out of the academy. Mac will do his best to make a good officer of Paul...if they both survive their hazardous sea duty.
A World War I veteran sneaks two orphans back to his native Australia.
A Supreme Court justice on vacation takes on crooked small-town politicians.
Losing his memories of the last few days, neurologist Dr. Steele is told that his wife has been brutally murdered. Steele, aware of his conniving wife's infidelity, believes he may have been the killer and enlists the aid of his pretty nurse Stella to hypnotize him into recovering his lost memories.
A woman defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.
A rarely seen movie about a werewolf who prowls around at night but only kills certain members of one family. It seems like just a coincidence but the investigating Inspector soon finds out that this tradition has gone on for generations and tries to find a link between the werewolf and the family, leading to a frightening conclusion.
Frank Raymond, grandson of the original Invisible Man, still has the old formula but considers it too dangerous to use, even when Axis agents try to get it. But Pearl Harbor brings him to volunteer his own services as an invisible agent in Germany. Though a bit cold (clothes aren't invisible), his adventures are more comedy than thriller (with occasional grim reminders) as he makes fools of Nazi officials and romances a luscious double agent, in search of Hitler's secret plan...
The twisted Ygor plots to put his brain into the Frankenstein monster's body.
A jealous man plots to fake his death and incriminate his wife's suspected lover.
Inspector Cork pursues a bank robber who serves in the army and receives facial injuries. After plastic surgery he shows up as a bank president planning an enormous robbery.
A hotshot flyer endangers his colleagues in the Royal Air Force as they fly against the Nazis.
An Englishman goes behind enemy lines to assassinate Hitler.
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
An American reporter covering the war in Europe gets mixed up in the assassination of a Dutch diplomat.
Detective Nick Carter tries to stop enemy agents from sabotaging the Panama Canal.
A murder defendant falls for his alleged victim's daughter.
A woman claims to have killed in self-defense, until a blackmailer turns up with incriminating evidence.
A lady spy uses a British nobleman''s home in her undercover work for the Germans.
True story of Mexico's Abraham Lincoln and his fight against Napoleon's empire.
An Asian sleuth digs for the truth behind a rare gem and a mysterious will.
A Japanese spy tries to stop secret agents from blowing up the Suez Canal to trigger world war.
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels.
A British doctor hires an injured ballerina as a nanny for his son.
Pilot (Scott) disobeys unsafe orders and loses his job. He then starts a flying school which receives a boost when the government launches a program which it hopes will produce 20,000 pilots a year.
Two reporters compete to discover a scientist living in hiding and win his daughter.
When her father is reported dead in war, his daughter fights harsh conditions at her boarding school.
When Clive Randolph finally returns "home" from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John balks at following the family Colonial Service tradition. But back in Gold Coast, one Zurof, nominally studying ants, pursues a hidden political agenda that causes worldwide unrest; the Colonial Office persuades both brothers to go back and deal with it. Young John makes a mess of things, then must save the day on his own.
An American newspaper searches Africa for a lost explorer.
Nicholas Rood (C. Henry Gordon), dishonest mine owner, finds a Black Doll on his desk and knows that vengeance is about to overtake him for murdering his former partner. He is knifed as he talks to his daughter Marian (Nan Grey). She summons her fiance Nick Halstead (Donald Woods), a private detective. He finds that six people had a motive for the murder; Rood's sister Mrs.Laura Leland (Doris Lloyd); her son Rex (William Lundigan); Rood's associates Mallison(Addison Richards) and Walling (Arthur Hohl); Esteban (Fred Malatesta), a servant and Dr. Giddings (Holmes Herbert.) Sheriff Renick (Edgar Kennedy) and his deputy Red (Syd Saylor) get the clues all mixed up, but Nick finally narrows the search down to one suspect...
The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John.
A young man''''s evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
An Englishman impersonates an imprisoned German officer and "returns" to Germany to become a national hero. A female German spy is assigned to check him out but falls in love with him.
A phony psychic tries to solve a murder that took place during her seance.
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he finds the same old setup, including slave trade.
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
While steaming from Honolulu to Los Angeles the owner of a prize racehorse headed for the Santa Anita Handicap is killed, apparently kicked to death by his stallion. Not so, deduces Charlie. Leter he exposes efforts to fix a race at the famous track.
A young man's love for a married woman leads him to help found an insurance company.
A secretary becomes so valuable to her boss that it jeopardizes his marriage.
Globe-trotter Barry Wilding (Leslie Fenton) intercedes when a man annoys Julie Kenmore (Muriel Evans) on a ship crossing the English Channel, but she refuses to tell him her name or address. Barry determines to find her in London, but he is summoned to a lawyer's office and informed that he has inherited "The Hawk's Nest", a large estate outside London. He has to sign a declaration that he will never sell the property. He arrives there and is roughly put off his own property be trespassers who have taken up residence. Despite offers to buy the estate and warnings to get out of England, Barry refuses to do either. Julie appears and tells Barry she is living at "The Hawk's Nest" and he must allow her and her father, Dr. Kenmore (Morgan Wallace), to continue to live there for at least six months, and he can not visit her there. But Barry continues to try to solve the mystery that surrounds his inheritance even after being attacked by three American gangsters. Barry tries to enlist the aid of Scotland Yard, but, for some unfathomable reason, they refuse to help him. Mystery piles on mystery before the amazing and unusual conclusion.
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
After being unjustly sentenced to prison, a doctor escapes and becomes a notorious pirate.
Three childhood friends are torn apart by love and World War I.
Vampires seem to be connected to an unsolved murder.
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against the family.
An innkeeper''''s daughter falls for a British deserter during the American revolution.
After escaping prison, an innocent man seeks revenge on the men who framed him.
A disfigured sculptor turns murder victims into wax statues.
A scientist's experiments with invisibility turn him into a madman.
Small-town kids out to make it in the big city inadvertently get mixed up with gangsters.
Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of a scientist who unleashes the beast within.
A private duty nurse gets herself mixed up in a murder investigation.
A Chinese princess gets caught between the ruthless warlord Fu Manchu and a handsome secret agent.
When a society woman falls for a riveter, she tries to pass him off as an architect.
When brothers fighting World War I together fall for the same girl, it spells danger.
A rejected suitor leaves town and gets mixed up in an international chase.
Raging storms and a crazed steward threaten the passengers on a South Pacific ship.
A phony medium tries to prove her protege innocent of murder.
When he accidentally kills a man coming on to his wife, a singer goes to jail and loses his family.
Infidelity and an accidental death force a society wife to leave her infant son.
A woman''''s generosity to an amorous youth leads to tragedy.
An oil heiress raised to be wild falls for a penniless young man.
Fireman brothers take on a corrupt politician with a beautiful daughter.
In this silent film, a Chinese patriarch goes mad when his daughter falls for an Englishman.
In this silent film, a French adventurer fights to save a young innocent forced into a life of prostitution.
A thief known as The Hawk has stolen the treasured Garter from the British Museum. One of the men pursuing the thief is mistakenly thought to be The Hawk himself, and so must seek his quarry while himself being hunted.
This short film focuses on a disgraced U.S. army officer. Vitaphone Release 8369-8370.
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