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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 11, 1961|
|Born:||October 5, 1874||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Mexico||Profession:||Cast ...|
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It is Pinocchio's first Christma and he sells a book Geppetto gave him for present money. Unfortunately, Cat and Fox trick him out of it and he ends up joining a holiday marionette show to make up for the money he lost. When he finally leaves, Pinocchio steals a girl puppet, resulting in him being c
Dolls Raggedy Ann and her brother Raggedy Andy belong to Marcella. They live in the nursery, and come to life whenever the little girl leaves the room. For her birthday, Marcella gets a new doll named Babette who comes from France. Babette is spoiled and doesn't know that she is a doll, and although
When an American professor is on vacation on an island off the coast of France with his wife, he follows his two-year old son around talking to the camera about various personal subjects. He discusses his love life, his wife's history of abandonment, her resultingly unhealthy relationship with their
In this film made up of three stories, each revolves around some kind of sexual theme: In the first, a man buys an animate sex doll and has many problems getting it into his bed. In the second, a man cures his writer's block by undressing various women. And in the last story, the daughter of the Pre
A repressed housewife fantasizes about the life she could be living.
A political pollster discovers the perfect cross-section of American tastes and fights to keep it that way.
A young woman is on death row for the murder of a man who was blackmailing her family, although she claims she was framed. Her fiance, a doctor who is conducting experiments on reviving the dead, also happens to be the state's executioner, and is assigned to pull the switch when she is strapped into the electric chair. A famous criminologist, believing her to be innocent, rushes to investigate the case and clear her before her execution date.
Set in the American South this film follows the mysterious relationship of Count Alucard and his new wife.
When a Nazi officer is assassinated, Czech patriots band together to protect his killer.
A wheelchair-bound doctor tries to prove a convicted killer's innocence.
A flighty society girl sells secrets to the enemy.
The chapter-crunched version of this 196 minutes, 12-episode serial from Republic finds Canada being bombed mercilessly by a mysterious-enemy plane (shaped like a boomerang) called the Falcon, under the supervision of Admiral Yamata (Abner Biberman), Count Baroni (Nestor Pavia) and Marshal von Horst (Wilheim/William von Brincken using his WW II alias of William Vaughn), chiefs of the Axis Fifth Column in Canada. No one can identify the plane until American inventor, Professor Marshall Brent (George Irving), and his daughter Carol (Peggy Drake) arrive with a new type of airplane detector. This poses a threat to the Axis chiefs in preparing western Canada for an invasion and they have him kidnapped by local Quisling Gil Harper (Douglass Dumbrille.) RCMP Sergeant Tom King (Allan Lane) attempts to rescue Brent, but the inventor is killed when a plane in which he is held captive crashes into a riverboat. Carol, determined to carry on her father's work and with King's aid, manages to prevent the enemy agents from capturing the detector, and destroys the device (many chapters later) when the agents make a last desperate attack on the cabin where it is hidden. She is captured and taken to the crater of a volcano, where the ring makes its headquarters.
A pioneer couple struggle to build a city in the wild West.
A conservative southern patriarch tries to cope with changing times.
A radio correspondent tries to rescue a burlesque queen from her marriage to a Nazi official.
An accident-prone reporter stumbles into love and a big story.
A gangster's wife helps the FBI nail her husband.
A con artist tries to save the boarding school where his son has found a home.
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
A businessman concocts a series of harebrained schemes to keep his wife from divorcing him.
Opposing lawyers face off in court over a land deal only to wind up in each other''''s arms.
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
A Wall Street broker is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son then turns to crime to raise money for his father's release.
A revolutionary leader romances a French aristocrat in Louisiana.
Society sleuth Philo Vance tangles with foreign agents when he investigates the murder of an aircraft manufacturer.
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
The Jones family (without father) head for California to open a bungalow court. To increase business they advertise for families with children and pets. A neighbor threatens to sue.
Jimmy, an idealistic and hard-working young man, has just arrived in New York City with dreams of making his fortune. Along the way he faces numerous obstacles, opportunities and temptations, but through it all, he considers the actions of his hero, Abraham Lincoln, for guidance. Will Jimmy see his dreams come true, or will he be another of the countless hopefuls chewed up and spit out by New York's mean streets?
A small-town family inherits a fortune but has trouble adjusting to society life.
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
A husband and wife train to be opera singers.
An ex-con tries to help a group of hardened juvenile delinquents.
True story of the dancing team who taught the world to two-step.
A young misfit lands on a prison chain gang and falls for the foreman's daughter.
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
An orphan on the run tries to find a new home.
A bank teller gets mixed up with crooks.
A madcap heiress upsets the staid existence of a straitlaced scientist.
A wealthy boy masquerading as a milkman falls for an heiress he thinks is a maid.
A reporter turns a small-town clerk into a hero then falls for his daughter.
The Saint goes undercover to get the goods on New York's mob kingpins.
A cowardly judge enlists a hot young gunman to help him fight outlaws.
A screen queen suffers through harebrained publicity stunts schemed up by her press agent.
Murder creates an uproar in a women''s prison.
A reporter fights to expose a phony psychic ring.
A man pretends to be blind to foil blackmailers.
A millionaire will stop at nothing to turn his son into a star athlete.
A true to life gangster movie stirs up an all out mob assault on Hollywood.
A widow with four children fights to keep her home.
Pushed into a do-nothing job, an FBI man finds his own way of going after the mob.
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
A penniless heiress goes to work as secretary to a stuffed shirt.
A woman''''s mania for entering contests leads her family on a madcap trip to Atlantic City.
An heiress and a dog-catcher go searching for a priceless stamp.
A college football star rebels against the exploitation of the game and its players.
A milquetoast banker gets caught in an investment swindle.
Two men pose as flyers and get mixed up with jewel smugglers.
A racehorse owner tries to buy victory by performing good deeds, but gets mixed up in murder instead.
Cowboys clash with gangsters and Boston snobs in the modern West.
A determined nurse puts a cocky surgeon back on track.
A small-town veterinarian''''s life goes to the dogs when he inherits a fortune.
Murder and jewel theft plague a China-bound steamer.
A jury member sets out to prove a murder defendant innocent.
A young girl tries to escape the suitors her mother has picked for her.
A young man strikes it rich in the Alaskan gold mines, then faces romantic complications when he returns home.
An orphaned girl living with a lighthouse keeper is forced to go to boarding school.
While steaming from Honolulu to Los Angeles the owner of a prize racehorse headed for the Santa Anita Handicap is killed, apparently kicked to death by his stallion. Not so, deduces Charlie. Leter he exposes efforts to fix a race at the famous track.
When a Coast Guard commander arrives at his actress girlfriend''''s yacht, he finds the owner killed and his girlfriend missing.
A poor boy (Raft) rises to power in politics. When the banker (Dinehart) husband of his secret love (Russell) takes money and flees the country, he replaces the lost amount and becomes implicated in the crime.
Injured scientist Eric Godfrey asks his protege to give him a fatal dose of opiates to end his misery. When he dies the doctor is accused of murder.
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
A fiery Cuban woman guides an emissary from the U.S. president through the jungles of war-torn Cuba.
A young fan tries to rehabilitate an alcoholic actress he''s fallen in love with.
The Asian sleuth investigates the murder of an archaeologist found wrapped up like a mummy.
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
A moralistic publisher discovers his wife is cheating on him.
A gambler''s assistant helps the boss''s daughter fight off a crooked lawyer.
Three zanies turn an operatic performance into chaos in their efforts to promote their protege''s romance with the leading lady.
Society snobs get more than they bargained for when they take in their late housekeeper's orphaned daughter.
A laughingstock, small-town inventor befriends a foreign princess.
A cocky naval cadet clashes with an old friend serving with him.
Boyhood friends grow up on opposite sides of the law.
Rogers plays a small town banker in the 1890s whose chief rival is the deacon (Middleton) with whom he has traded horse flesh. Taylor is a bank teller who places a winning $4,500 bet on a 10-1 harness racing horse, making him Rogers' bank partner.
The denizens of a Parisian night club deal with murder and romance.
A Louisiana cotton family fights to survive war and the Depression.
Opening with a credit line that reads "Entire production conceived, created and directed by George White," a film evolves where the only plot line is a thin backstage romance between Jimmy Martin (Rudy Vallee) and Kitty Donnelly (Alice Faye)in and around a dozen or more sketches, revues, black-outs and singing and dancing turns. Made before the birth of the production code, reviewers of the day found much to object about in the implications of Alice Faye's "Nasty Man" song with the Meglin Kiddies, and the dog action in the "Your Dog Loves My Dog" number by Vallee, Faye, Jimmy Durante and Dixie Dunbar. The geometric dance arrangements used in the Vallee, Durante and Cliff Edwards "Every Day Is Father's Day" was not cause for Busby Berkeley to lose any sleep.
A lovesick fool bumbles into espionage and finds a stolen plane.
True story of the mad monk who plotted to rule Russia.
On a remote island, a mad scientist turns wild animals into human monsters.
A good girl raises her popularity when she pretends to be bad.
Frederich March plays nere-do-well Jerry Corbett, who finally meets and marries the right girl, Joan Prentiss, played by Sylvia Sydney. Unfortunately their wedded bliss is interrupted when Jerry's play becomes a hit and he hooks up with the wrong woman from his past. Joan decides that turn-about is fair play and she picks Cary Grant to escort her around to various parties around New York. Eventually Jerry quits drinking and sends his girlfriend packing, just in time for Joan to take him back.
Its 1850 and California is under ruthless military rule. Kirby Tornell's rancho has been taken over by soldiers and when two of Kirby's men are captured, he goes there to free them. He meets the General's daughter there and attracted to her, repeatedly returns to see her. Eventually he is captured and now his men must try and rescue him.
A dime-store heiress elopes with a married man.
On their Wedding day, Kathleen and Standish McNeil are followed home by Kid Athens, (a wanted murderer), and Policeman Martin French (sent to get Kathleen as a witness). Athens shoots French and tosses a gun, engraved with "with love" next to French's body. This sets up Kathleen (once a moll for Athen's) and Standish as the murderers. Eager Assistant Attorney John Hartman, who works for Athens, manipulates the jury to a guilty verdict. Standish (Mac) is sent to death row and Kathleen to a violent Woman's Prison. She's befriended by Ivory and Maria, but is viciously treated by inmate, Susie Thompson, a former moll of Athens before Kathleen. Kathleen discovers that her appeal has been denied and decides to escape with pregnant inmate, Maria. Kathleen is allowed a visit with Mac (Standish) and tells him of her plan to escape and tell the world of their innocence. Maria is shot while trying to cut the fence. Kathleen's getaway boat is smashed and she's recaptured...
Football coach Dan Curtis is eager for his small college team to win at all costs. However, he has a change of heart when a player is severely injured by playing when he should have been resting. Finally, Dan's school confronts its arch rival and Dan must decide how badly he wants the boys to win.
Peter Brooks is a hard-working, hard-up college student whose dislike of women attending college weakens under the amorous advances of spoiled socialite coed Joan Madison.
A hard-drinking lawyer's daughter falls for one of his underworld clients.
A young sailor falls for the captain's daughter.
When a society woman falls for a riveter, she tries to pass him off as an architect.
Katusha, a country girl, is seduced and abandoned by Prince Nekludov. Nekludov finds himself, years later, on a jury trying the same Katusha for a crime he now realizes his actions drove her to. He follows her to imprisonment in Siberia, intent on redeeming her and himself as well.
A bright young thing can't decide which of her flirtations should lead to marriage.
A flighty heiress goes to work as a secretary to win the straitlaced man she loves.
A brother and sister take on the drug ring that caused their father''''s death.
Crooner Harry Raymond and best friend James Tierney are working for a musical promoter when they meet Dolores Fenton who is trying to make ends meet by selling one of her songs. Raymond collaborates with Miss Fenton on her music but gets fired overzealoulsy selling it to his boss. Raymond and Tierney, along with their girlfriends, work in vaudeville until they are separated by a Broadway offer for Raymond and girlfriend Dolores. Success comes to the crooning Raymond in New York. He starts hobnobbing with high society, drinking heavily, and forgetting his old friends. It's a formula for a big fall.
A young man questions his Chinese ancestry when he falls in love.
A college flirt lures the nation''''s best football players to join her school''''s team.
The double standard destroys a liberal couple's marriage.
A Southern belle's flirtation with a working man leads to tragedy.
A young couple's flirtation with atheism leads to disaster.
A death-row convict plots to kill the man who stole his girl.
Sheriff Ben Holden is in love with hotel owner Madge Malarkey when down-and-out carnival man Gabby Gilfoil shows up hoping to take her for some money. Gilfoil is mistaken for the wanted man Slippery Sawtelle. Neither suitor gets Malarkey but manage to take her husband (wealthy Simeon Trott) for a bundle.
In this silent film, romantic rivals fly against the enemy in World War I.
Adaptation of Ellis Peters' novels about the 12th century crime-solving Welsh monk, Brother Cadfael. In "The Holy Thief," Cadfael faces a controversial case of roving relics and star-crossed lovers; in "The Pilgrim of Hate," a killer hides among the traveling faithful; and "The Potter's Field" yield
Live broadcast of Franz Lehar's "comedy of manners" operetta, from the stage of Lincoln Center's New York State Theater.
Continues the stories of unconventional police detective, Inspector Morse of Oxford, England. Morse gets away from Oxford to solve the baffling murder of a man strangled in a Westgate garage.
The forty-first annual presentation of the American Theatre Wing's Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Broadcast live from the Mark Hellinger Theatre In New York City, the program is the first presentation of the Tonys under the aegis of the Tony Awards P
The story finds Pinocchio, the wooden boy, searching for the perfect Christmas gift for his Papa Gepetto.
A comedy, set in Boston, about Vicki Gardner, Jimmy Scanlon, Miles Savatini, and Beethoven Zwirko, four young adults who comprise the rock group Blue Jeans. The pilot episode depicts the group's efforts to prove to Beethoven's father that Blue Jeans is not a hopeless cause.
The story of Harry and Rose Miller, husband-and-wife partners in Harry and Rose's West-East Auto Delivery Firm, who seldom agree on how to run the business.
The animated special revolves around Santa Claus's disenchantment with the lack of holiday spirit and his threat to cancel his traditional Christmas Eve sleigh ride.
A satirical review of 1972.
Sketches and blackouts based on various topical issues.
The story, which places Johann Strauss's music to the Elmer Rice play "The Grand Tour," tells of Nell Valentine, a New England school teacher, who falls for a man she later discovers is an embezzler.
This film presents a dramatization of Patrick Henry's speech before the Virginia legislature in which he argues for colonial independence.
This short film covers the story of a man who confesses to embezzlement only after burying the money he stole.
In this musical short, two "public defenders" attempt to stamp out the "threat" of jazz.
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