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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 1, 1966|
|Born:||June 2, 1890||Cause of Death:||pneumonia|
|Birth Place:||Hollidayburg, Pennsylvania, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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An unscrupulous actor fights his way to the top, destroying everyone in his path.
When a star comedian dies, his comedy team, decides to train a nobody to fill the shoes of the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man they choose, bellboy Stanley Belt, cant do anything right. The big TV show is getting closer, and Stanley gets worse all the time.
When is beloved horse is stolen and sold to a movie star, a young man travels to Hollywood.
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
Young Henry Aldrich would like to "win" a trip to Alaska. But in order to participate, he first has to put up $100. The whole matter sounds awfully fishy. Henry and his pal Dizzy go into the soap business. Their attempt to raise money turns into a disaster when they get the soap formula wrong. But the Alaska trip is really on the level. It's been organized by Sylvanus Q. Sattherwaite, businessman and philanthropist. But Henry still doesn't have the money...
A runaway heiress hides in a doctor''''s trailer for a rollicking trip to San Francisco.
An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.
A band leader has to overcome a film studio head''''s hatred to make it on the big screen.
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
Racketeer Steve Recka (Akim Tamiroff), art patron and political power-maker, rules his town and Madame Lan Ying (Anna May Wong), his beautiful Oriental friend and hostess (read:mistress), with an iron hand. He meets Margaret Van Kase (Gail Patrick), a socialite not impressed by his power nor his wealth, having no money herself, and Steve makes frantic efforts to win her and turns away from the loyal Lin Yang. Margaret ignores him as she plans to wed Philip Easton (Harvey Stephens), a penniless bond salesman. The furious Recka, poses as a friend to Easton, while planning to ruin him. His henchmen kidnap Easton when he is carrying a large assignment of bonds, and he is branded as a runaway thief. The only doubters are Margaret and Police Inspector Brandon (Lloyd Nolan), who knows Recka's methods and suspects foul play. Easton is found in an abandoned house and arrested as the gangsters have taken the bonds and tipped the police where to find him. Recka offers to clear Easton if Margaret will become his bride and, while her hatred for Recka is intense, her love for Easton is greater and she consents. Recka, however, has reckoned without Lan Ying.
A struggling novelist living well beyond his means refuses the financial support of his wife.
Tarzan saves Elenor from the evil grip of ruler Ben Alleu Bey.
A wealthy boy masquerading as a milkman falls for an heiress he thinks is a maid.
When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.
A penniless heiress takes a modeling job to get her family back on its feet.
A racehorse owner tries to buy victory by performing good deeds, but gets mixed up in murder instead.
A fun-loving couple returns from the dead to help a henpecked husband.
An ad man gets his model girlfriend to pose as a debutante for a new campaign.
A Hungarian countess seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.
Two women, partners in a doughnut shop, learn that their children have fallen in love with each other. But when each mother individually comes into a fortune, each insists that her child marry into high society. Of course, what goes up must come down...
A shy office worker becomes a hero when a fortune teller calls him another Napoleon.
A small-town girl with social ambitions falls in love with a local playboy.
An eccentric millionaire, unable to locate his only granddaughter, decides to divide his estate among a group of people less close to him: his niece and nephew, his attorney, his doctor, and his housekeeper. But complications and murder arise when two different women turn up, claiming to be the granddaughter.
A flighty society girl tries to make a go of her marriage to an archaeologist.
Impoverished newlyweds travel from the country to Berlin to find success. At first, things look rosy, but when the Pinnebergs discover that the husband's stepmother--with whom they are now living--is a notorious madame, groom and pregnant bride must take to the road.
An Arab prince masquerades as a tour guide to court a beautiful American.
A possessive mother pushes her son into World War I service rather than see him get married.
Prophetic tale of a mother in 1940 trying to keep her son out of war.
An innocent young hairdresser snares herself a rich husband but he''''s already married.
A ruthless financier will stop at nothing to control a 100-story office building.
After losing his hearing, a musician uses lip-reading to help others.
An evil chauffeur seduces and blackmails his way through high society.
A woman recovering from amnesia must choose between her current lover and the husband she''''s forgotten.
A professor gets mixed up with chorus girls in a Broadway musical.
"Happy" MacDonald and his unfaithful wife own a Prohibition era night club. On this eventful night, he is threatened by bootleggers, and the club's star dancer falls in love with a young socialite who drinks to forget a personal tragedy, among other incidents.
A young sailor falls for the captain''''s daughter.
A slum girl discovers the joys of life as a kept woman until she falls in love.
A millionaire doesn''''t remember getting married but can''''t forget how much he hates his new wife.
A wealthy southern boy takes to the road as a hobo.
A woman takes back her straying husband when he''''s jilted.
A kept woman gives up luxury to move in with a struggling artist.
A man leaves his mistress to court a happily married woman.
A hare-brained inventor invents a new flying machine but can''''t figure out how to land it.
A nurse fights to survive when she''''s caught behind enemy lines during World War I.
Three roommates try to land rich husbands.
A visit to Paris brings divorced spouses back together.
A young beauty marries a gangster to help her musician boyfriend's career.
A society girl marries a struggling architect in secret.
A chic jewel thief in England falls in love with one of her marks.
A young flapper tricks her childhood sweetheart into marrying her.
A wealthy society wife discovers her husband has an evil twin brother.
In this silent film, the legendary lover fights to survive intrigue in the court of the Borgias.
In this silent film, romantic rivals fly against the enemy in World War I.
A wealthy family want to wed their daughter off to the heir of a large fortune when their wealth is at stake.
Honey Skinner is proud of her successful husband. When he tells her he's going to ask for a raise, she knows he'll get it. He asks his boss just as their big client announces he's not renewing his contract. He doesn't get the raise, but he's too embarrassed to tell his wife the truth. She starts making plans to spend that extra $10 a week; the first thing is a new dress suit for him and a new outfit for her so they can fit in at a swanky party. They're the hit of the party, and Honey is embraced by the 'smart set.' Meanwhile, business is bad and Skinner loses his job. The tailor is after him for payment on the suit, and Honey is still spending the salary he doesn't have.
Mamie (Marion Davies), an orphan girl who was abused in the orphanage, is taken in by Mrs. Caldwell (Hedda Hopper), a kindly woman with a young son named Alexander (John Huff). Mamie hits it off with the lad, and nicknames him "Zander". When Mrs. Caldwell dies, the authorities decree that the boy must be placed in the same orphanage where Mamie was mistreated. Horrified, Mamie determines to see to it that the boy will be spared the same treatment that she had to suffer.
Sherlock Holmes faces off against Professor Moriarty.
A woman unhappily married to a blackguard is washed ashore after a shipwreck and finds her sole companion to be a young man recently jilted. Both of them despise the opposite sex, but after a little time on the island....
Celebrity interviews with celebrity gossip columnist Hedda Hopper.
An hour review, broadcast as a special segment of "The Desilu Playhouse," that spotlights members of the Desilu Workshop for aspiring performers.
This short film presents the awards ceremony for the 1939 Academy Awards. Vitaphone Release 9780-9783.
A burlesque theater director is enlisted to help a failing opera house in this short musical comedy.
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