Bartlett Cormack


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Half Naked Truth, The (1933) - Douse The Haberdashery Crafty agent Jimmy (Lee Tracy) stops Broadway producer Farrell (Frank Morgan) from dropping the curtain, interrupting the fake Turkish princess act so Teresita (Lupe Velez) can do her saucy "Carpenter" number (by Edward Eliscu and Harry Akst), in Gregory La Cava's The Half Naked Truth, 1932.
Half Naked Truth, The (1933) - Thirty Pounds Of Raw Meat Scamming promoter Jimmy (Lee Tracy) with sidekick "Achilles" (Eugene Pallette), angered at a Broadway producer's tactics, gets an idea to boost his phony Turkish princess Teresita (Lupe Velez), leading to a riff by director Gregory La Cava, in The Half Naked Truth, 1932.
Half Naked Truth, The (1933) - All Turkish Harems Arrived in New York embarking on a new scam, carnival man Jimmy (Lee Tracy) conjures new identities for his cohorts Teresita (Lupe Velez) and Achilles (Eugene Pallette), and neatly bamboozles the concierge (Franklin Pangborne), in Gregory La Cava's The Half Naked Truth, 1931.
Thirteen Women (1932) - She Seemed Very Charming We’ve just met Ricardo Cortez as L-A detective Clive, investigating a suicide on a just-arrived train, questioning spooky Ursula (Myrna Loy), who somehow psychically caused it, and who gives a false name, whereupon we join her worried former boarding school classmates Laura, Jo and Grace (Irene Dunne, Jill Esmond, Florence Eldridge) in Thirteen Women, 1932.
Thirteen Women (1932) - One Chain Of Destiny With extensive exposition in the opening scene we learned that boarding-school grad trapeze artist June (the brunette, Mary Duncan) is nervous because a swami predicted the death of her sister (Harriet Hagman), after which we meet him (C. Henry Gordon) and Myrna Loy as Ursula, whose role is not explained as yet, in RKO’s Thirteen Women, 1932.
Thirteen Women (1932) - Those Fool Horoscopes We learn here that somehow super-psychic powered Ursula (Myrna Loy) has been forging letters from her evidently credible lover the Swami, instigating the deaths of boarding school roommates, adding Hazel (Peg Entwistle) to her tally, whereupon we meet Laura (Irene Dunne) who reaches out to Helen (Kay Johnson), in RKO’s Thirteen Women, 1932.
Half Naked Truth, The (1933) - As We Say In Trigonometry The disgruntled press agent (James Donlan) lights up exotic dancer Teresita (Lupe Velez), who goes gunning for carnival barker Jimmy (Lee Tracy), interrupting his spiel to the boss (Robert McKenzie), but sparking inspiration, early in Gregory La Cava's The Half Naked Truth, 1932.
Racket, The (1951) - I Tried To Be Nice Honest police captain McQuigg (Robert Mitchum) is discussing his new precinct assignment with crime boss Scanlon (Robert Ryan), revealing in the process that they're old pals, when Irene (Lizabeth Scott) and little brother Joe (Brett King) interrupt, in The Racket, 1951.
Racket, The (1928) - I Warned You Rats! Director Lewis Milestone staging what turns out to be a good-sized Chicago gang shoot-out, Thomas Meighan as cop McQuill getting ready, Henry Sedley is gangster "Spike" who's ignored a warning, Lucian Prival is "Chick," whose boss Scarsi (not seen) issued it, in The Racket, 1928.
Racket, The (1928) - Dirty Little Gold Digger Capone-based gangster Scarsi (Louis Wolheim) is throwing a birthday party for his innocent college man little brother Joe (George E. Stone), so there's trouble when showgirl Helen (Marie Prevost) starts taking liberties, in director Lewis Milestone's The Racket, 1928.
Racket, The (1928) - Leave That Copper To Me Early events, Chicago bootlegger Scarsi (Louis Wolheim) surveys his operation and issues a warning for crusading cop McQuigg (Thomas Meighan), in Lewis Milestone's definitive silent gangster drama The Racket, 1928, produced by Howard Hughes.
Racket, The (1951) - I Run A Precinct One Way His reputation praised in several preceding scenes, police captain McQuigg (Robert Mitchum) makes his entrance addressing his new squad, later conferring with Johnson (William Talman) and crooked investigator Turk (William Conrad), in The Racket, 1951, from the play by Bartlett Cormack.

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