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At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatified wife and eased only by alcohol. But it starts to emerge that there was in fact one brief and unsuspected period of happiness and love.
A Navy nurse must choose between love and prejudice during World War II.
Three showgirls recall different versions of their time together touring Europe.
American sailors on leave strike up fun and romance with several Frenchwomen in Paris.
True story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence and her battle against polio.
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
Two singers work their way to Paris, enjoying the company of eligible men they meet along the way.
Controversy erupts in a small Canadian town when a Protestant couple tries to adopt a Catholic child.
A bureaucrat's mistake sends a chorus girl to Paris representing American theatre in place of a star actress.
A French orphan gets a job with a carnival puppet show.
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
As he fights a deadly jungle fever, a hunter remembers his lost loves.
A marine captain and his top sergeant are assigned to take their company from a small village to the brutal reality of war in the trenches.
A reformed pirate returns to the seas when cutthroats start imitating his modus operandii.
All-star remake of Roberta, with three Broadway producers inheriting a Parisian fashion house.
A rancher's daughter visits Paris to meet her mother and find love.
A nightclub entertainer temporarily replaces a tycoon he's famous for impersonating.
An American artist finds love in Paris but almost loses it to conflicting loyalties.
A New Orleans fisherman fights snobbery to become an opera star.
Three men pursue a shipboard romance with a woman they think is an heiress.
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.
This modern tale borrows from an old story in establishing Langan, who works on a ship that docks in San Francisco, as a descendant of the Count of Monte Cristo. Crooked Lawyer Brodie sets up a scheme to get at the treasure of Langan's famed ancestor, and using the beautiful blonde Jergens, tries to lure Langan into a trap. Langan proves worthy of his heritage, using a gun instead of a sword, and wins legitimately both his forturne and Jergens.
A perpetual student is mistaken for a government official in a small Eastern European village.
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
A romantic country girl sacrifices her marriage when she thinks she's found true love.
While fostering his wife's opera career, a businessman discovers he's the one with talent.
A newspaper publisher and his ace reporter try to solve the murder of a blackmailing stripper.
Oliver Pease gets a dose of courage from his wife Martha and tricks the editor of the paper (where he writes lost pet notices) into assigning him the day's roving question. Martha suggests, "Has a little child ever changed your life?" Oliver gets answers from two slow-talking musicians, an actress whose roles usually feature a sarong, and an itinerant cardsharp. In each case the "little child" is hardly innocent: in the first, a local auto mechanic's "baby" turns out to be fully developed as a woman and a musician; in the second, a spoiled child star learns kindness; in the third, the family of a lost brat doesn't want him returned. And Oliver, what becomes of him?
Three bachelors adopt an orphan, then fight over custody when each falls in love.
An American blackmarketeer falls in love with the wife of Nazi collaborator.
In winter of 1938, Paris is crowded with refugees from the Nazis, who live in the black shadows of night, trying to evade deportation. One such is Dr. Ravic, who practices medicine illegally and stalks his old Nazi enemy Haake with murder in mind. One rainy night, Ravic meets Joan Madou, a kept woman cast adrift by her lover's sudden death. Against Ravic's better judgement, they become involved in a doomed affair; matters come to a crisis on the day war is declared.
Songwriters Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart search for love while rising to the top.
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
While visiting France, a criminal psychologist tries to clear a disturbed young man of his father's murder.
True story of Clara Schumann''''s battle to save husband Robert''''s health and resist the romantic overtures of Johannes Brahms.
A married vaudeville team struggles to raise a family while touring the nation.
An ambitious carnival worker attempts to scam his way out of the carnival in this brutal noir.
Louis Hayward, Barbara Britton, George Macready, Una O''Connor, Henry Stephenson, Steven Geray. After escaping from Devil''s Island, the grandson of the Count of Monte Cristo returns to France to reclaim his family fortune and his title.
Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her absent husband Bill despite much harassment for dates from co-workers. But when Bill finally returns from Europe, it becomes increasingly evident to Kay that he has been a world- class philanderer. Still loving him, Kay decides to take gentle revenge by making him think she does likewise. Ensuing comic events ridicule the double standard at every opportunity.
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
Colonel Urias J. Magonnagle (Edgar Buchanan) is running for Governor, against a crooked incumbent, and glib-tongued Wally M. Jones (Phil Silvers) persaudes him to build his campaign around performances by Earl Gordon (Harry James) and his band, including vocalists Terry (Vivian Blaine) and Allen Clark (Perry Como.) The performers (including Carmen Miranda as Michelle O'Toole) perform, Magonnagle orates and the citizens are buying. The crooked political machine gets worried and a few plot twists later (as can only be performed by four screenplay writers evidently in separate rooms), Clark has replaced Magonnagle as the candidate.
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
A young man's quest for spiritual peace threatens his position in society.
A World War II housing shortage inspires a widow to propose a marriage of convenience with an inventor.
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.
A bumbling soldier and his scheming friend take France by storm.
A young couple''''s accident could make them rich, if they can evade a Nazi spy ring.
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's new technique, Florence is revealed in a flashback as Michel's abandoned wife Karin, whom their daughter Susette thinks is dead. Can Susette cope if they now re-unite?
Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 20th century.
The famed female scientist fights to keep her marriage together while conducting early experiments with radioactivity.
An American woman with a British husband fights to keep her family together through two world wars.
Devil's Island escapees join up with the Allies during World War II.
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
A French Resistance fighter discovers he''s a dead ringer for a Nazi official.
A honeymooning couple are asked to spy on the Nazis in pre-war Europe.
True story of U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' attempts to forge a wartime alliance with the Soviet Union.
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
A young man visits his fiancée in a remote French villa where her scientist father (George Zucco) resides. There he meets Noel (J. Carrol Naish), Dr. Renault's mysterious assistant, who has a strange attraction to Renault's daughter. Soon he learns Noel's true identity: he is an ape that was turned into a man by Renault's bizarre experiments!
A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.
An unscrupulous song-and-dance man uses his partner and his best friend to get ahead.
A French diplomat who's recovered from amnesia is blackmailed over crimes he can't remember.
Englishman Mr Howard is on a fishing holiday in eastern France when the Germans invade in 1940. Setting off to try and get back home he is persuaded to take along the two Cavanaugh children, and as his journey progresses his family keeps growing in size. Once in German-occupied northern France a new problem arises - the risk of being heard speaking English.
Small town girl (Dunne) Meets and falls for a playboy type (Foster) on a train to New York. For him, the fling is over when they arrive, but she continues to carry a torch. She meets and marries his brother (Montgomery), a mismatch which eventually grows into real love.
A young innocent's surprise inheritance causes problems with her poor but proud boyfriend.
A pilot and a temperamental heiress are stranded in the desert together.
To please his dying father, a man hires a hatcheck girl to pose as his fiancée.
Ole and Chick are making a movie, but th edirector is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them a absurd story They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up an musical revue in their garden and want to bring it up on Broadway. If Jeff is sucessful he can marry Kitty. But there is his rich friend Woody, who also loves Kitty, Chick's sister Betty, who's in love with a false Russian count, and Detective Quimby. They all make the thing very complicated for Ole and Chick. After some mistakes they think, that Kitty isn't the right girl for Jeff they start sabotating the show, but the Broadway producer is impressed and signs the contract. That's the story the writer tells them. For this he's soot by the director.
Country boy (Fonda) joins a circus in the 1840s and falls in love with the bare-back rider (Lamour). Later he falls in love with another circus runaway (Darnell).
When a jury member takes in the defendant he couldn't convict, she has a bad influence on his son.
A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter find adventure in Europe on the eve of World War II.
Bulldog Drummond postpones his wedding to track down a band of bank robbers.
Chan goes to Paris for a reunion with friends from World War I. There he investigates the murder of a munitions manufacturer who was supplying arms to the enemy. At the end Charlie preaches to us about the dangers of peace conferences.
A coldhearted Soviet agent is warmed up by a trip to Paris and a night of love.
A reporter avenges his editor's murder by gangsters.
Two reporters compete to discover a scientist living in hiding and win his daughter.
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
A parodic remake of the story of the young Gascon D'Artagnan, who arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu.
A glamorous ghost helps a henpecked husband save his wife from gold-digging friends.
An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries to re-establish his relationship with her while also trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from the press.
A reformed jewel thief helps detectives track down a criminal.
Newlyweds refuse help from their families as they struggle to make it on their own.
A European playboy falls for his maid.
A millionaire who''s been married seven times courts wife number eight.
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.
Chan is on a gambling vacation in Monaco. He is called upon to solve two murders. One is a casino messenger on his way to Paris with a million dollars in bonds. The other is a two-bit Chicago gangster recently tending bar in a Monte Carlo hotel. Everyone is suspect and a third of the dialogue is in French.
When he takes a seat in the Hungarian parliament, a butler battles the aristocracy.
A romantic headwaiter fights to save a woman from her possessive ex-husband.
Starving playwright Judith Wells meets playboy writer of musicals, George Macrae, over a plate of stolen spaghetti. He persuades producer Sam Gordon to buy her ridiculous play "North Winds" just to improve his romantic chances, and even persuades her to sing in the sort of show she pretends to despise. But just when their romance is going well, Gordon's former flame Lulu reveals the ace up her sleeve...
A dizzy society matron runs wild on the Riviera.
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
An opera star's manager tries to stop her romance with a penniless singer.
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
Rival reporters fight off spies while vying to interview a munitions tycoon.
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
A glamorous woman takes over a newspaper and clashes with the editor.
Kay Denham is off for a 'fling' in Paris, leaving her staid suitor Berk behind. There, she meets two new suitors, Gene and George. Gene smooth-talks her into a junket to Switzerland, but George (with no illusions about his friend) appoints himself chaperone. Through a series of slapstick winter sports, Kay remains puzzled about George's disapproval of Gene...but there's a reason.
A man helps his brother skip town, then steals his girlfriend.
Woman drops out of college to marry an ambitious, young journalist. Their happiness is delayed when a rich admirer sees that she gets an acting job just as her reporter leaves to cover the news from Rome. The marriage goes stale as separartions follow reunions, and the two pursue their respective ca
Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies.
A French air ace discovers that his showgirl wife's first husband is still alive.
A French air ace discovers that his showgirl wife's first husband is still alive.
Napoleon's younger brother falls for a girl from Baltimore.
A playboy tries to redeem himself after his careless behavior causes a great man's death.
A British boy in New York tries to join a tenement gang.
When an heiress sues a newspaper, the editor hires a reporter to compromise her.
Charlie's visit to Paris, ostensibly a vacation, is really a mission to investigate a bond-forgery racket. But his agent, apache dancer Nardi is killed before she can tell him much. The case, complicated by a false murder accusation for banker's daughter Yvette, climaxes with a strange journey through the Paris sewers.
An expatriate Russian prince creates a scandal by winning big at the gambling tables.
A naïve girl tries to use a rich admirer''''s money to help others.
A mad doctor grafts the hands of a murderer on to a concert pianist's wrists.
A European nobleman falls for a ballerina.
A Satanist faces off with the vengeful man whose wife and daughter he has stolen.
A struggling composer courts a singing star.
A gangster tries to turn his tone-deaf girlfriend into a singing star.
Naive Ezekial Cobb, brought up by his missionary father in China returns to America to seek a wife. Corrupt politicians enlist him to run for mayor as a dummy candidate with no chance of winning. Their plan backfires as he wins and embarks upon a reform crusade.
Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a cafe in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett.
A young innocent masters the decadent ways of Imperial Russia in order to reign as Catherine the Great.
Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad, then loses his fortune to him. He pawns his wife's jewels and takes out an insurance policy on himself.
A brilliant but impoverished writer, who is a pacifist, goes to work for a publisher and writes anti-war editorials. When he discovers that the publisher has betrayed him and is in league with munitions manufacturers to make money off of war, he goes insane.
A woman is tempted to betray her husband with an old flame.
A guilt-ridden World War I veteran travels to Germany to meet the family of a man he killed.
A Parisian tailor falls in love with a princess.
A gentleman thief risks his life in an attempt to steal the Mona Lisa.
Gamblers go after a man with a knack for picking winning horses.
A sophisticated woman risks her marriage for love of a ruthless schemer.
A man drives his family wild with get-rich-quick schemes.
A divorced couple rekindles the spark after landing in adjoining honeymoon suites with new mates.
Mounties track down gold mine robbers.
A scatterbrained miss throws a big party to advance her boyfriend''''s career.
An Italian wine-maker woos a mail-order bride by sending her a picture of his handsome foreman.
A woman''''s generosity to an amorous youth leads to tragedy.
A fugitive falls for the woman who turned him in.
In this silent film, the Little Tramp joins a circus to hide from the police.
In this silent film, a movie projectionist dreams himself into a mystery movie.
In this silent film, a scientist flees his tragic past to become a circus clown.
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Art Director (feature film)
A turn-of-the-century inventor sends himself into the future to save humanity.
Three marines take shore leave in San Francisco during World War II: Wagner to a lower class dysfunctional family, Hunter to his pregnant fiancée, and the upper class Dillman to a high-living playgirl. Each must decide whether to make the best of their situation, or break out of it. Wagner drowns his troubles in alcohol, losing the respect of a potential lover; Hunter marries his fiancée but realizes he may not survive the war to see his child; while Dillman sheds his decadent girlfriend for a pure-hearted Hawaiian nurse. Later in battle, a heroic act costs one of the marines his life.
King David''s lust for a married woman has disastrous consequences for Israel.
An heiress gets back at the reporter who pretended to romance her to get a story.
A spirited widow rents a haunted cottage and builds an emotional bond with the resident ghost.
On the rebound from a married man, a woman marries a veteran, just as her lover becomes available.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
A high-school boy gets the chance to report on a rising rock band's tour.
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