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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 2, 1956|
|Born:||July 12, 1886||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Denmark||Profession:||Cast ...|
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An ex-convict trying to go straight gets caught up in a train robbery.
Conceited film star Emery Slade was on top in 1932; in 1949, he's broke and still insufferable. Fox producer Crossman enlists Slade's aid to persuade broadway star Rosalie Brooks to star in the film "Bandwagon." But when Slade meets Julie Clarke, his assistant's onetime girlfriend, he decides she, not Rosalie, should get the part. No one can fathom his motives for this apparently selfless act, but there are a few tricks in the old fox yet...and he'll need them all.
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
After saving a tramp (Lorre) from suicide, a millionaire (Baxter) takes his clothing and disappears. Word is out that he will give a million dollars to anyone who is kind of a tramp.
The Bride's Fair in a small Norwegian village is interrupted by the forced landing of Jimmy Hall (Don Ameche) and Duke Sargent (Cesar Romero), two Americans lost - really, really lost - while flying from New York to Paris. Jimmy is the manager of Duke, a publicity-seeking band leader. An old superstition points to Duke as the appointed husband-to-be (not likely) of Trudy Ericksen (Sonja Henie), daughter of villager Herr Ericksen (Jean Hersholt). Duke, however, has an understanding with Flo Kelly (Ethel Merman) back in the states, and leaves for Paris. Trudy follows him to New York, only to find he has left for Florida with Flo. Jimmy takes Trudy skating in Central Park, falls in love with her and is so impressed that he gets her a contract to skate professionally. Duke hears of her success and flies back and begins a series of romantic entanglements.
A forward thinking bandleader fights to make ragtime respectable.
An orphaned girl tends goats for her grandfather until she's sold to serve as a disabled girl's companion.
A Parisian sewer worker (Stewart) longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl (Simone Simon) from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war.
Austrian church bell ringer Freyman loves music and wants his two sons (both played by Ameche) to love it too. The first goes to America and the second is born deaf-mute but gains hearing during WWI bombing.
To save his beloved dog, a boy runs away from home, only to get mixed up with gangsters.
A man helps his brother skip town, then steals his girlfriend.
An unknown composer tries to save the conductor she loves from his drinking problem.
Seamen hunt down a deadly saboteur.
Vampires seem to be connected to an unsolved murder.
A young doctor has to choose between his studies and his marriage to a society girl.
A struggling composer courts a singing star.
A wife strays, then fights to redeem herself to her husband.
A high-society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue.
A simple-minded wrestler falls for a woman with a dark secret.
A society girl''''s brother goes on trial for killing her lover.
A housekeeper faces unexpected snobbery when she marries her boss.
A Chinese warlord threatens explorers in search of the key to global power.
Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through scandal and heartache.
A radio announcer accidentally kills his wife, then leads an on-air hunt for her killer.
The generation gap almost tears apart a New York society family.
A corrupt judge attacks a reformer's family.
A ruthless financier will stop at nothing to control a 100-story office building.
A police captain leads the fight against a vicious gangland chief.
A woman takes to the streets to provide for her illegitimate son.
An Austrian nobleman falls in love with a commoner.
A divorced couple rekindles the spark after landing in adjoining honeymoon suites with new mates.
A farm girl runs from her abusive father to a series of affairs in the big city.
A magician is charged with killing his fiancee''''s father.
August Bolte, the richest man in a settlement in German East Africa in the period before World War I, is called "Mamba" by the locals, which is the name of a deadly snake. Despised by the locals and the European settlers alike for his greed and arrogance, Bolte forces the beautiful daughter of a destitute nobleman to marry him in exchange for saving her father from ruin. Upon her arrival in Africa, she falls in love with an officer in the local German garrison. When World War I breaks out, Bolte, unable to avoid being conscripted, foments a rebellion among the local natives.
A group of U.S. soldiers run riot through France after the end of World War I.
A pirate''''s descendent tries to force his daughter into a marriage for money.
A rising businessman tries to make his immigrant parents assimilate.
In this silent film, a gold digger and her boyfriend plot to fleece a respectable middle-aged businessman.
In this silent film, a young prince attending college falls for a barmaid below his station.
A model in an expensive clothing shop quarrels with another model, and an expensive gown is ruined. In order to pay for it, she asks her father, an artist, for the money. In order to get the money, the father gets mixed up with art thieves, is caught and arrested.
In this silent film, lust for gold tears apart a dentist and his wife.
Don Cesar de Vega, son of Zorro, is in Spain for his education. By way of education, he duels with Don Sebastian of the Queen's Guard (soon to be his rival for the hand of lovely Dolores de Muro), makes love, and befriends the visiting Archduke of Austria. But a quarrel ending in violence gives Don Sebastian the chance to dispose of his rival...by framing him for murder! Feigning suicide, Cesar escapes. Being a chip off the old block, a whip-wielding outlaw (this being his weapon rather than the sword) sets out to clear the name of Vega...
An impoverished lord goes after an invalid''''s money only to fall in love.
A mysterious figure attempts to keep a daughter from reuniting with her father.
In this silent film, a young girl ruins her reputation by claiming her sister''''s illegitimate baby as her own.
In this silent film, a young Argentine fights for France, his father''''s country, in World War I.
A judge hires an acting troupe to re-create the gold rush.
When a reverend and his sister arrive in the town of Hell's Hinges, a saloon owner and his cohorts sense danger to their evil ways.
Producer (feature film)
Robert Altman's perspective on Frank Norris' novel "McTeague," a turn-of-the-century tale of a simple dentist and his wife whose lives are destroyed by a bag of gold. Includes passages from the novel, read by Studs Terkel; scenes from composer William Bolcom's music-drama, a 1992 world premiere at L
This short film presents the awards ceremony for the 1939 Academy Awards. Vitaphone Release 9780-9783.
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