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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 20, 1962|
|Born:||November 16, 1877||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Stratford-upon-Avon, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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When a lonely woman''''s wartime lover dies, her loneliness threatens her life.
An unhappily married woman falls in love with her niece's fiance.
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne, who just wants to sleep. Somehow, she persuades him to take her to California. Her fellow passengers include a chimpanzee, a corpse (in a coffin), an absconding embezzler, and two smoochy newlyweds. Can love be far behind?
Scandal results when a well-meaning man takes in a pregnant girl.
A young British nobleman comes back from fighting in the War of the Roses to discover that his father has been murdered by an old family friend who is now an outlaw. However, he becomes suspicious about the exact circumstances of his father's death and determines to find out exactly what happened.
A respected businessman and his gambler best friend fall for the same woman in 1850s Oregon.
A flighty beauty marries a stockbroker for convenience and almost ruins both their lives.
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
An eager scientist (John Carradine) tests his new formula for invisibility on an escaped fugitive (Jon Hall). When the formula works the criminal runs off to terrorize a family he believes cheated him out of a fortune years earlier.
A newlywed fears she''s going mad when strange things start happening at the family mansion.
Muggs, ordered by a judge to get a job "or else", is hired by a society matron as the chauffeur for her wacky family. An engagement party is thrown for the family's daughter, and the rest of the gang is hired as servants for the party. However, a valuable necklace disappears during the festivities, and all the gang is blamed for the theft.
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day.
Sherlock Holmes investigates murders at a rest home where Watson volunteers.
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.
A Washington matron tries to ignore the effects of World War II.
A troupe of squabbling actors joins the Polish underground to dupe the Nazis.
A young adventurer seeks his fortune in the South Seas so he can return to England and reclaim his birthright.
An American correspondent tries to adopt two children orphaned during the London blitz.
A prizefighter who died before his time is reincarnated as a tycoon with a murderous wife.
Naval hero Lord Nelson defies convention to court a married woman of common birth.
A young doctor's wedding turns into a tragic event.
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
A man-shy fashion editor pretends to be married until a suitor claims to be her husband.
A ballerina turns to prostitution when her fiance is reported killed in World War I.
A British buccaneer holds the Spanish fleet at bay with the covert approval of Elizabeth I.
Dick Heldar, a London artist, is gradually losing his sight. He struggles to complete his masterpiece, the portrait of Bessie Broke, a cockney girl, before his eyesight fails him.
In search of a big scoop for his failing paper, an editor tries to solve a kidnapping case that''''s turned into murder.
A shipboard epidemic triggers mutiny.
A small-town family inherits a fortune but has trouble adjusting to society life.
A bickering couple takes an amnesia potion so they can re-discover each other.
A college professor turns songwriter and falls for his lyricist.
English nurse Edith Cavell is matron in a small private hospital in German-occupied Brussels during WWI. When the son of a recently deceased patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war camp, Cavell aids him to reach Holland and safety. This leads to Cavell, a local noblewoman, the grandmother of the escaped prisoner-of-war, and others to form an organization to help Belgian, French, English and other soldiers escape as well. Eventually the Germans become aware of what's happening and take action.
Glamorous and efficient Helen Murphy runs a service that will provide any type of assistance to wealthy customers, but what she's really looking for is a man who can take care of himself. Rugged Robert Wade, an inventor in town to secure funding for his new model tractor, wants to meet a woman who won't try to run his life. Despite being made for each other, Helen and Bob go through the usual complications of a film like this before ending up together in the final reel.
The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John.
Bulldog Drummond hunts down an assassin after a priceless diamond.
Bill Sheldon (Larry J. Blake as Larry Blake) has a grudge against Midland City newspaper publisher Brandon Williams (Samuel S. Hinds) as Sheldon blames the city's recent flood against Williams for using his power and influence to hold up government flood control money. When Williams is found murdered, Sheldon is charged with the crime that was actually committed by Walter Russell (Kent Taylor), the paper's rebel editorial writer. Ney York reporter Linda Ware (Fay Wray) arrives to cover the story and finds that Russell, her old sweetheart, is on the jury hearing Sheldon's trial. She also discovers that he is the killer. Russell forces an acquittal and, before another trial can be held, realizes that his conscience will not permit him to let Sheldon be tried again.
A girl from a family of freethinkers falls for the son of a conservative banker.
A young man''''s evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
True story of the Irish politician whose fight for freedom was compromised by his affair with a married woman.
A Broadway producer puts on a show at his alma mater.
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
Napoleon's younger brother falls for a girl from Baltimore.
A socialite has to give up the baby she bore to a married man.
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
A Hungarian countess seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.
An opera singer goes undercover in the Canadian wilderness to hunt for her criminal brother.
True story of the French scientist''''s battle to establish modern medical methods.
A G-man woos the sole female member of a criminal gang.
A young bride struggles to cope with the tangled relationships on her husband''''s Canadian estate.
A crippled war hero''''s death turns out to be murder.
The Chinese government calls Charlie Chan to Shanghai to investigate a murder involving an opium ring. Ring leaders kidnap Charlie and attempt to have him killed.
A Victorian wife contemplates leaving her insane husband for a romantic gypsy.
An entertainer impersonates a look-alike banker, causing comic confusion for his girlfriend and his double's wife.
In a spooky New York City mansion, a wealthy but mean old woman threatens to return her sister to the home's secret torture chamber when the sister objects to the woman's trying to ruin the lives of relatives she doesn't like.
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 woman with a past tries to get rid of a former lover.
A British officer stationed in Ireland falls for the wife of an intelligence man.
A Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.
True story of the legendary courtesan who was mistress to France''''s King Louis XV.
A chorus girl weds a British lord then falls for an old flame.
An Englishman falls in love with a Russian spy.
Tony Malatini, a puppeteer, at Paris' Theatre des Marionettes notices that his audience consists of only 7 people. He visits his successful competitor on the corner to see why people are drawn to it. After seeing Suzanne, the competitors popular dancer, Tony is mesmerized by her. He goes backstage to see her and asks her if he can make a puppet of her to use in his show. Over-hearing this, the Baron, Suzanne's controlling manager, castigates Suzanne threatening to set her free. Suzanne terrified of being on her own, begs the Baron to marry her and not to leave her. Tony comes during one of Suzanne's performances and begs her not to marry the Baron. Upset, Suzanne falls into the orchestra pit and injures herself to the extent that she won't dance again. Baron leaves Suzanne, but Tony with a doctor's help puts her through a vigorous exercise program. Tony also shows her how to be a puppeteer. Tony confesses to Suzanne that his true friends are his puppets. He picks up the puppet of Suzanne and tells her that he is in love with this puppet. Suzanne not realizing that he means her becomes confused. Together they put on a successful celebrity puppet show. During a celebration party, Tony decides he will propose marriage to her uniquely. He picks up the puppet of her and asks it to marry him. Suzanne becomes jealous and confused...
An abused orphan sinks into a life of crime.
A young girl falls for her aunt's lover.
Sherlock Holmes is called in to solve the case when secret society members start dropping like flies.
A gangster helps an old apple-vendor pose as a society woman to fool her visiting daughter.
An unemployed reporter impersonates his look-alike cousin and falls for the man''''s wife.
While in a POW camp, a man discovers his best friend was his wife's lover.
A man fights to keep the family department store open during the Depression.
Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of a scientist who unleashes the beast within.
A milquetoast kills for money and finds it a hard habit to break.
A failed playwright falls for an admiral''''s daughter.
Ronald Quayle escapes from prison. He was sent there for murdering his father, based on the testimony of his stepmother, Caroline. An explosion disfigures him, but plastic surgery gives him an opportunity to return to England and investigate his father's murder under a new identity. As Robert Crockett he romances his stepmother, ultimately trapping her by creating the appearance of a double-cross among her accomplices, now guests at her house.
An heiress'''' affair with an aeronautical engineer threatens his career.
Infidelity threatens a lawyer''''s marriage when his fling decides to steal him from his wife.
On an ocean voyage, a librarian falls for a married man.
A World War I pilot falls for his commander''''s wife.
A dime-store heiress elopes with a married man.
A woman takes to the streets to provide for her illegitimate son.
An aging Don Juan decides to get better acquainted with his grown children.
A married lawyer with amnesia falls in love with another woman.
A heartless heiress seduces a hard-working reporter into a disastrous marriage.
A young man convinces a fellow student to pose as his aunt in order to visit their crushes.
In this short film, a girl is told a story by her grandfather about his days in a military regiment. Vitaphone Release 7497-7498.
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