John Wexley


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Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, The (1938) - Some Slight Mental Aberration Loyal nurse Randolph (Gale Page) tries to keep up as her employer (Edward G. Robinson), who’s just informed her that he committed a series of big jewel heists, explains his reasoning, which is getting near science fiction, in the Warner Bros. crime drama The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, 1938.
Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, The (1938) - You Make The Perfect Target It’s nowhere near clear what Edward G. Robinson’s angle is, but he’s the title character, at a society party, interrupting a burglary by Billy Wayne, Humphrey Bogart escaping, as hostess Mrs. Updyke (Georgia Caine) twitters, Anatole Litvak directing, in Warner Bros.’ The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, 1938.
Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, The (1938) - The Guy's A Ghost Edward G. Robinson (title character, dabbling in jewel thievery to satisfy his scientific curiosity) has bluffed his way in to meet fence Jo Keller (Claire Trevor), surprised to find out she’s a girl, Maxie Rosenbloom her goon, Humphrey Bogart her cohort “Rocks,” in The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, 1938.
City For Conquest (1940) - We Just Look That Way At a neighborhood send-off party, boxer Danny (James Cagney) and dancer Peggy (Ann Sheridan) before a tearful goodbye, in Warner Bros. City For Conquest, 1940.
City For Conquest (1940) - Your Cup Or My Bean With first-time dance partner Murray (Anthony Quinn), Peggy (Ann Sheridan) wins her first contest, celebrations going not so well with boyfriend Danny (James Cagney) and pals (Frank McHugh, George Tobias), in City For Conquest, 1940.
City For Conquest (1940) - These Boys Better Be Good James Cagney as trucker Danny dipping his toe back into fighting, Frank McHugh as corner-man Mutt, Donald Crisp the visiting promoter, George Tobias his wing-man, and Kit Guard as the worse-for-wear ex-fighter, early in Warner Bros.’ City For Conquest, co-starring Ann Sheridan and Arthur Kennedy.
Hangmen Also Die (1943) - Who Started This Applause? Svoboda (Brian Donlevy), whom we don't know to actually be guilty, slips into a Prague theater as word spreads that Reichsprotector Heydrich, "The Hangman," has been shot, in Fritz Lang's Hangmen Also Die, 1943.
City For Conquest (1940) - Song Of The Magic Isle Nice brother-bonding scene by director Anatole Litvak, musical Eddie (Arthur Kennedy) and bread-winner Danny (James Cagney), early in Warner Bros. City For Conquest, 1940.
Hangmen Also Die (1943) - Reichsprotector Heydrich H. H. v. Twardowski as the real historical figure Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazi Reichsprotector of Bohemia-Moravia, who gets himself assassinated in Fritz Lang's Hangmen Also Die, 1943.
Long Night, The (1947) - Just Watch His Hands Joe (Henry Fonda), puzzled by girlfriend Jo Ann (Barbara Bel Geddes), follows her to a night club where he sees Maximillian (Vincent Price) and meets Charlie (Ann Dvorak), in Anatole Litvak's The Long Night, 1947.
Confessions Of A Nazi Spy (1939) - Protecting Eye On board a pre-war Nazi cruise ship headed for America, Schlager (George Sanders) briefs his staff, then acts aloof when his beautician girlfriend (Dorothy Tree) turns in a suspect, in Confessions Of A Nazi Spy, 1939.
Confessions Of A Nazi Spy (1939) - A Man Of Your Caliber Self-absorbed Nazi spy Schneider (Francis Lederer) is putty in the hands of FBI man Renard (Edward G. Robinson), in Confessions Of A Nazi Spy, 1939, directed by Anatole Litvak.

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