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People Against O'Hara, The (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Three Beers Nicely staged urban crime by director John Sturges, photographed by John Alton, character actor Jay C. Flippen the sailor-bystander who will turn up later, opening The People Against O'Hara, 1951.
People Against O'Hara, The (1951) -- (Movie Clip) No Thanks, Knuckles Recovering alcoholic prosecutor turned defense lawyer Curtayne (Spencer Tracy) is summoned to see gangster "Knuckles" Lanzetta (Eduardo Ciannelli) and trophy wife (Yvette Duguay), early in MGM's The People Against O'Hara, 1951.
People Against O'Hara, The (1951) -- (Movie Clip) We Plead Not Guilty First court appearance for Spencer Tracy as recovering-alcoholic and ex-prosecutor Curtayne, defending accused killer and family friend Johnny (James Arness), John Hodiak the prosecutor, Henry O’Neill the judge, then a jail visit, angered because Johnny isn’t telling him everything, in The People Against O’Hara, 1951.
People Against O'Hara, The (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Old Friends The O'Hara's (Louise Lorimer, Arthur Shields) appeal to their old neighbor, the recovering alcoholic prosecutor-turned-defense lawyer Curtayne (Spencer Tracy) on behalf of their son, early in John Sturges' The People Against O'Hara, 1951.
Brother Rat (1938) -- (Movie Clip) How Do You Keep From Getting Caught? Girl-crazy VMI cadet Billy (Wayne Morris), with distracted roommate Bing (Eddie Albert), awaits his slightly stand-offish girlfriend, local belle Joyce (Priscilla Lane) and her college roommate Claire (Jane Wyman), in town for the big baseball weekend before graduation, early in Warner Bros.’ Brother Rat, 1938.
Brother Rat (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Youthful High Spirits Opening with exteriors from the real Virginia Military Institute where the story takes place, with the Stonewall Jackson statue, we meet ballplayer-cadets Wayne Morris as Billy, Eddie Albert as Bing, Ronald Reagan as catcher Dan, and “rats” William Tracey as Misto and Johnnie Davis as Townsend, in Warner Bros.’ Brother Rat, 1938.
Brother Rat (1938) -- (Movie Clip) An All-Around Man Big reveal here as we find out why Virginia Military Institute cadet and star pitcher Bing (Eddie Albert, in his first picture, in a role he originated on Broadway) has been so anxious for the arrival of his girl Kate (Jane Bryan) before the big game weekend, and she has a big surprise, in the Warner Bros’ hit Brother Rat, 1938.
Knock On Any Door (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Nick Romano Director Nicholas Ray's 1949 version of a gritty crime scene, opening Knock On Any Door, starring Humphrey Bogart and John Derek, and the first venture by Bogart's "Santana Pictures."
Knock On Any Door (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Mea Culpa Inside a flashback, lawyer Morton (Humphrey Bogart) meets the mother (Argentina Brunetti) of Nick Romano (John Derek) at a key moment, in Nicholas Ray's Knock On Any Door, 1949.
Knock On Any Door (1949) -- (Movie Clip) To Keep You Quiet! A clever monologue coming out of a phone call, by lawyer Morton (Humphrey Bogart), with girlfriend Adele (Susan Perry), then a meeting with suspect Nick (John Derek) from Nicholas Ray's Knock On Any Door, 1949.
Strike Up the Band -- (Movie Clip) La Conga Roger Edens' "La Conga" is the vehicle as Mary (Judy Garland) and Jimmy (Mickey Rooney) light up the high school dance in Strike Up the Band, 1940, dance routines by Vincente Minnelli.
West Point Story, The -- (Movie Clip) Genius Of Broadway Righteous tantrum and tap by ex-hotshot Broadway producer Bix (James Cagney), supported somewhat by girlfriend Eve (Virginia Mayo), shortly after their work together in White Heat, 1949, opening Warner Bros.' The West Point Story, 1950.