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Director (feature film)
Songstesss, Kitty Manning leaves her husband and takes up with his boss, a railroad president. She has second thoughts and redeems herself by preventing a train wreck and is able to save her marriage.
Cast (feature film)
When he loses his job, a middle-aged bookkeeper goes out on the town.
A 19th-century dentist sets out to find a painless method for pulling teeth in this true story.
During World War II, a 4F tries to help the woman he loves cover up a surprise pregnancy.
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
A gang of tough street kids decide to go straight and get jobs in order to free draft-age men for the war effort. However, because of their past tangles with the law, they can't find anybody who'll hire them. Finally one of them gets a job at the department store where his sister works, but runs afoul of a store executive who is in league with a ring of hijackers.
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
An outlaw and his brother are on opposite sides of a stagecoach robbery.
To finance her husband's career, a married woman courts an eccentric millionaire.
Show-biz hopefuls stage a benefit for an orphanage.
A lady cardsharp tries to con an eccentric scientist only to fall for him.
A young innocent's surprise inheritance causes problems with her poor but proud boyfriend.
Young man from Kansas (Edwards) goes to New York to work for his tycoon-hero (Barbier). His superiors won't listen to his ideas about business, but the boss and his daughter (Joyce) do.
A hobo rises to town mayor when he hooks up with a crooked political boss.
A man involved in a crime (Nolan) kills his key witness by mistake and resigns himself to death. He changes his name so as not to harm his family. The law is not content with his explanation, however.
A radio star creates a national panic when he announces a Martian invasion.
A solid married man discovers he's forgotten a past existence as a con artist.
An unemployed dreamer thinks he's won a big radio contest.
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.
Fed up with Hollywood, a movie star enrolls in a small-town college.
A socialite posing as her own maid falls for a rodeo rider.
Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ritzy New York City hotel, the trio plot to have Gloria catch the eye of Bill Duncan, a handsome millionaire staying at the hotel. The plan works and the two quickly become engaged. Nicole's plan may be thwarted by Bill's friend, Jim Trevor, who's met Nicole before and sees through her plot.
Three western girls make unhappy marriages at the turn of the century.
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...
A dizzy young girl falls into crime but wins her lawyer's heart.
A plain-jane by day and a beauty by night, a secretary juggles two identities in order to keep her job and win her boss's heart.
An Australian opera singer hires a husband so she can work in the U.S.
When a working girl tries to return a lost fur coat, she gets caught up in a wealthy family''''s battles.
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
A playboy tries to redeem himself after his careless behavior causes a great man's death.
A singer gets mixed up with a grieving family and a haunted house.
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
A man convicted of murder escapes from jail and hides out in the home of a smalltown newspaper publisher who has befriended him. She knows who the real killer is.
A girl torments her parents by hiring a phony suitor.
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
A lost rich girl takes up with a pair of musical performers.
A young innocent searches a rough mining town for her drunken father.
A girl just out of prison gets mixed up in murder at the restaurant where she works.
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
A department store owner''''s sons compete for his secretary''''s heart.
An insane plastic surgeon plots to kill people in ways inspired by Edgar Allan Poe.
A schoolteacher jumps into detective mode when a fellow airplane passenger gets sick and dies.
A publicist doesn''t know that his famous chef client can''t cook.
Poolroom ace Dunn marries his girlfriend Wilson but cant find work so he sends her back to her family. Things improve after he catches some crooks.
When his pioneering ideas cause problems, a hospital doctor goes into private practice.
An abused wife flees her husband and finds love, but at a price.
A gangster tries to turn his tone-deaf girlfriend into a singing star.
A newspaperman tracks a runaway heiress on a madcap cross-country tour.
A doctor and his wife almost succumb to the lure of outside relationships.
A small-town businessman bumbles into blackmail and a real-estate swindle.
A small-time auctioneer tries to break into society.
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.
A philosophy professor gets stuck chaperoning a student tour of the world.
A struggling composer courts a singing star.
A pair of con women masquerade as girl scouts to escape to New York.
A stranded carnival girl comes between a lady show owner and the town barber.
Larry O'Roark is a boxer who's insanely posssesive and jealous of his fiancee, Jo. the sight of her and her employer, Mr. Lambert, at ringside during his big fight distracts Larry and he is knocked out. He then promises never to be jealous again and marries Jo. When she realizes that they're broke she asks Lambert for a job (she had quit on marrying Larry.) One thing leads to another and Larry, enraged with jealousy, end up killing Lambert. He then wanders off in a daze, and Jo takes the rap for the murder. Larry descends from his amnesiac fog just in time to interrupt the announcement of the jury's verdict in Jo's trial. then it's off to the chair for Larry. Or is it?
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
In the 1920s Pat Jackson destroys a Chinese post and is discharged from the Navy. Li Po Chang hires him to run a gunboat up the river. He drops Wildeth off at a mission for safety, but when his boat returns the mission is being attacked by communists. If he can drive off the communists he may be restored to the Navy and receive permission to marry Wildeth.
A small-town girl schemes to get to Hollywood only to run into the man she left behind.
Ginger Rogers and Lyle Talbot are rival newspaper reporters always trying to outscoop each other. They join together to solve a series of murders being committed in an apartment building.
Dick Wallace wants to marry a minister's grand-daughter but his father, who wants him to get work on his company's business, is opposed. She takes a job with the company to prove she's okay.
A promising surgeon discovers his hospital is run by gangsters.
A boxing champion falls for a gangster''''s moll.
Easter, a soldier of fortune and gunrunner, leaves his family behind escaping from the authorities and an American detective named Mason. His globe hopping escape leads him finally to South America, where he is hired to organize a band of revolutionaries, unaware that they plan to eliminate him when his job is done. Here, also, he encounters his own son, on track to waste his own life in pursuits similar to Easter's.
An idle Englishman poses as ship''s barber to spy on his breadwinner wife on a cruise.
A social worker's fight for reform is compromised by her love for a corrupt judge.
A young congressman tries to rid Washington of corruption while courting a senator''''s daughter.
A banker fights to keep his independence and protect his customers.
Howell breaks up a train robbery only to find that it's a fake. However the money is missing and he is blamed. He escapes and sets out to find the real thieves. He must also avoid being caught visiting the Collins ranch to see Doris.
When his girl commits murder, a hardened criminal takes the rap to protect her honor.
Naval commander Charles Storm has made life miserable for his wife Pauline due to his insane jealousy over every man she speaks to. His obsessive behavior soon drives her to the arms of a handsome lieutenant. When Charles learns of their affair, he plots revenge.
A grocery clerk goes to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune.
A Texas gal storms her way through life, brawling and boozing until her luck runs out, forcing her to learn the errors of her ways.
Business partners try to hide their gold-digging ex-wife from their current spouses.
Yvonne is a Parisian woman with a disreputable past. When this past returns to haunt her, she decides to leave her boyfriend in order to presever his honor. Later, she returns to him, but the couple have many more trials to face.
Musical comedy antics in an art deco bakery (motto: "Glorifying the American Doughnut") with Eddie Cantor as an assistant to a phoney psychic, who is mistaken for an efficiency expert and placed in charge. Complications ensue when the psychic and his gang attempt to rub the payroll.
A convict trying to reform is torn between conflicting loyalties when he witnesses a murder behind bars.
Two divorce lawyers run a gambling joint by night.
Two gold-digging shop girls use their jobs to hunt down sugar daddies.
A lovesick fool pretends to be an ace flyer.
A judge''''s wife gets mixed up with a blackmailing gigolo.
An American adventurer on the run from detectives finds love.
In this silent film, a scientist tries to prove the existence of dinosaurs in South America.
An Australian sheep rancher fulfills his promise to his dying mother by visiting his uncle on the French Riviera. There he meets and falls in love with a Russian princess who was forced into a bad marriage to save her family from the Communists.
In this silent film, a young woman turns Hollywood upside down in her search for stardom.
In this silent film, a young Argentine fights for France, his father''''s country, in World War I.
In this silent film, a kept woman gives up her glamorous life for an innocent young man.
Lady Marjorie Donegal becomes a nurse in hospital, much to the dismay of her aristocratic family. She falls in love with one of her patients, a commoner labor leader.
Harry Houdini plays a young man who is wrongfully jailed for murder and murder and must escape to save his fiance.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
In this short film, a gang of children form a society to promote automobile safety awareness.
In this short film, a gang of children face several comedic problems on their fishing trip.
Employees of The Homey Foamy Washing Machine Company decide to put on a musical show. The Board of Directors attempt to get the employees to get back to work.
Robert Benchley attempts to teach the audience what it takes to be a successful detective in this short film.
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