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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 10, 1947|
|Born:||August 29, 1878||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Director (feature film)
A village girl, on a visit to the city of Boston, is taken advantage of by a man there, and returns to her home feeling sullied and ashamed. A young man who had once sought her hand returns from years away in Europe and reiterates his suit. She returns his love and agrees to marry him, but has difficulty telling him the truth about her mis adventure. When she finally does, his response seems to doom the pair to tragedy.
Cast (feature film)
Two sharpie promoters (Don Barry and Frank Jenks) put on a show they believe is so bad it will not play more than one day and they therefore will not have to pay the long list of investors,i.e, suckers and buyers. But one of the investors dies intestate and his interests pass to the state. The governor's secretary (Lynne Roberts) engages new talent (the Four Step Brothers, Guadalajara Trio, St. Clair & Vilvoa, Dolores and Don Graham, et al) and a new orchestra (Jan Savitt), in order to make the show successful and a profitable investment for the state. Barry (in another of the vast majority of his films in which he was not billed as Don "Red" Barry), who has fallen in love with the first-billed Roberts, reforms and buys up the surplus stock.
To get the Delaney ranch Cole's henchman Anders has started a phony range war between the cattlemen and sheepmen. After killing Delaney, he tries to kill his daughter Jill and then Roy who was sent to investigate the war. But the failed attempts gives Roy the information he needs.
An art critic risks his reputation and his life to track down a forgery racket.
Three returning servicemen fight to adjust to life after World War II.
An aspiring actress risks her life to clear a sailor charged with murder.
When an actress tries to reform an asylum, its corrupt keeper has her committed.
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
A lady reporter travels West to dig up the truth about a long dead bandit.
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band.
When they''''re named Mr. and Mrs. Average Man, a small-town couple embarks on a whirlwind tour of Washington.
A timid office worker gets mixed up with the mob when he helps out a beautiful girl.
The World War II housing shortage brings three people together for an unlikely romance.
Baseball legend Lou Gehrig faces a crippling disease at the height of his success.
A magician uses hypnosis to create an army of murderers.
Two ranchers fend off a crooked land grabber.
A police scientist investigates the mayor''s murder.
A landowner''''s will leaves his ranch to anyone who''''s served two years in prison.
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
The grandparents (James Halligan and Laura Treadwell) of Danny Mason (Buzzy Henry), an orphaned boy, are trying to have him put into their custody rather than that of his uncle, Jim King (James Seay), a racetrack veterinary, as they object to the track enviroment in which he is being raised. Their destinies become entwined with that of former silent-film stars Francis X. Bushman and Clara Kimball Young and ex-heavyweight champion James J."Jim" Jeffries, and that of a broken-down race horse named "Mr. Celebrity." The tagline tells it all.
A U.S. Treasury agent takes on a band of counterfeiters.
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
Williams is out to stop Ellen Goreham from completing her road that is under construction and is using a man to impersonate Billy the Kid. When Billy sees the wanted posters and learns of the murders he supposedly committed, he sets out to find the imposter. His sidekick Fuzzy is there to help him but his friend Jeff, now a Marshal, is also after him.
A young contractor fights off outlaws out to sabotage the telephone line he's building.
A man-shy fashion editor pretends to be married until a suitor claims to be her husband.
As a precocious child, Tom Edison defies authority to develop his first inventions.
A girls''''-school teacher stumbles on an abandoned baby.
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
Michael Linnett Connors takes Molly Adair from Broadway understudy to 1913 Hollywood star. Although she is in love with him, she marries her co-star reckoning wrongly Connors thinks of her only in terms of movies. He fires her in pique, apparently terminally damaging his career.
Mark Twain''''s classic troublemaker helps a runaway slave escape to the North.
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
After being in jail for seventeen years a crook is met by the girl he kidnapped as a baby. She now thinks he's her father. When he returns her to her real father there's a job and a reward, but an old prisonmate gets in the way.
A reporter risks lynching to prove that share croppers are being cheated.
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 small-town newspaper publisher champions a young man who may have been jailed wrongly.
Derived loosely from the popular-in-its-day autobiography of NY Police captain Cornelius W. "The Gang Buster" Willemse. Mary Kennedy, the daughter of police lieutenant Jim Kennedy, works for an unethical criminal attorney and is corrupted by the association. But she sees the light when she twists the law to obtain the acquittal of a client and the man later shoots her father. Mary then enlists the aid of Detective Dave Britten in hopes of bringing down the crooks for whom she works.
A New York lawyer tries to track down a kidnapped actress.
After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter. The little girl charms her crusty grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother.
A sea captain caught in a romantic triangle has to fight off modern-day pirates.
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
An obsessed policeman relentlessly pursues an escaped convict.
A secretary who handles the boss' business perfectly marries him and tackles his home life.
An insurance investigator tries to track down an arsonist.
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep him from being shot by an arrogant Englishman also headed for the Yukon.
A drunken young veteran returns home to find the family horse-breeding business facing ruin.
Sheriff John Higgins quits and goes into prospecting after he thinks he has killed his best friend in shooting it out with robbers. He encounters his dead buddy's sister and helps her run her ranch. Then she finds out about his past.
An entertainer impersonates a look-alike banker, causing comic confusion for his girlfriend and his double's wife.
Jerry Mason (Wayne), a young Texan, and Jake Benson (Hayes), an old rancher, become partners and strike it rich with a gold mine. They then find their lives complicated by bad guys and a woman.
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
The Palmers, an apparently wealthy family, move into the house next- door to the Lazarres. However, the Palmers are actually a gang of thieves plotting to rob the Lazarres. What the Palmers don't realize is that the Lazarres are also a criminal gang, and they are planning to rob their new wealthy neighbors, the Palmers!
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.
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.
Gunfighter Ken Wayne gets hired at Thorton's sheep ranch to help fight the cattleman Moran and his gang. In Moran's gang is Whispering Carlyle, the man that raised Wayne and taught him how to shoot, and who has never been beaten on the draw. They both hope they will not have to face each other when the showdown comes.
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 Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.
A blowhard cowboy talks himself into a job as a movie stunt man.
Father and son doctors disagree over the son's materialistic goals.
The Dale's need money for their sick mother and Bart Travis, having found gold, says he will provide it. Duke Remsden learns of the strike and waylays Buzz Dale as he tries to record Bart's deed. Then dressed as Bart, Duke kills and robs a man. With the Sheriff after Bart, Buzz escapes capture, finds the clothes worn to impersonate Bart, and heads for the Sheriff.
Brant frames Destry and has men testify against him. Found guilty he vows to return. Back from prison he goes after the man that framed him. When the Sheriff is shot before he can talk, Destry chases down the killer and learning Brant is the man, heads out to get him.
Cyclone arrives in town just in time to see Slade cheat Courtney at poker. Cyclone takes Courtney's IOU and returns it to him. But Courtney is a compulsive gambler and Slade lures him back for another game, this time winning his ranch. Cyclone once again returns the note but is captured by Slade's men. Slade then heads out to force Courtney to sign over the deed.
A mad sea captain sails for vengeance against the white whale that crippled him.
A female thief poses as a maid to bilk her high-society employers.
Writer (feature film)
In this short film, an American trader disrupts life on a Polynesian island.
In this short film, an office worker fears for his job after his boss fails to respond to his "good morning."
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