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Director (feature film)
A jilted shop girl goes off in search of true love.
Cast (feature film)
Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a monk, a surgeon onboard a Canadian Warship, and a prison warden.
A professor and thief decide to join together and pull off a heist.
An ambitious judge tries to put a stop to the "forbidden dance" at a nightclub despite the protest of its owner.
The Army assigns a female psychologist to chaperone a corporal who''''s won a date with a glamorous movie star.
Two sisters from Ohio, one pretty, one witty, plot to take New York City by storm.
A couple divorce but can''''t stop getting mixed up in each other''''s lives.
When one of the Bowery Boys impersonates a missing French professor, the group ends up battling spies.
Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and jealous. His fiancée Audrey leaves him and Jerry smashes his two dolls, Clarence and Terrence. Morgan's dollmaker Papinek is member of a spy ring who has stolen the secret plans to the top secret Lafayette airplane. Since Morgan is leaving for Zurich the same night, he decides to use Morgan's dolls as a mailbox and hides the secret plan in the heads of the dolls. Another secret spy ring also wants to get their hands on Jerry's luggage and they *also* follow him. Eventually, Jerry is chased by both these organizations as well as the police, who suspects him of murder.
A divorced couple finds it impossible to stay out of each other's lives.
Jean-Paul (Cornel Wilde) rebels against his bondage to his uncle, the Marquis de St. Malo (George Macready), and journeys to the far-off Mayan hills of Guatemala seeking a hidden treasure. He is the rightful heir to his uncle's title and lands, and goes to Guatemala to win his fortune and come back and claim his heritage.
A bureaucrat's mistake sends a chorus girl to Paris representing American theatre in place of a star actress.
Eddie Darrow has been hired by Philadelphia mobster Barney Pendleton to locate Christine Lawrence (Eddie's ex-lover and widow of Barney's former associate) and bring her home. Eddie tracks her down in Macao, where he saves the life of casino owner Justin Keet, then finds that Christine is engaged to marry Justin. Life gets awfully complicated...
For state reasons, a diplomat fakes an engagement to a Middle Eastern princess.
The Kettles are in Paris along with their daughter-in-law's parents the Parkers. Pa tries to buy racy postcards. He also gets in big trouble when he is given a letter to deliver to Adolph Wade, a spy who gets killed by spies Inez and Cyrus Kraft.
Two singers work their way to Paris, enjoying the company of eligible men they meet along the way.
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped.
As he fights a deadly jungle fever, a hunter remembers his lost loves.
All-star remake of Roberta, with three Broadway producers inheriting a Parisian fashion house.
A college professor faces embarrassment when his past as a silent screen heartthrob is revealed.
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
A rancher's daughter visits Paris to meet her mother and find love.
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
A prison warden fights to prove one of his inmates was wrongly convicted.
A cheesecake artist tries to get a college professor to pose for him.
The French Surete and private eye Higgins are after a killer who uses innocent young Americans in a crooked gambling racket, and who sets sail on an ocean liner that also carries inept scoutmaster Freddie Hunter and his troop of boys. Freddie, who's been a "boy scout" too long, has designs on gorgeous Duchess Alexandria. The boys, far better organized than Freddie, are determined to save him from himself. But who will save Freddie from being the killer's next victim?
True story of Monty Stratton, the baseball star who fought to continue his career after losing a leg.
A happy marriage is placed at risk when the husband starts spending his afternoons with a social climbing adventuress.
A married musical team splits up so the wife can become a serious actress.
A retired singer takes on a protegee only to be betrayed by her.
A showgirl returns to her stuffy estranged husband when their daughter gets engaged.
A married man's wartime love affair spells trouble when peace comes.
A businesswoman who wants to adopt a child must find a husband.
While visiting France, a criminal psychologist tries to clear a disturbed young man of his father's murder.
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
A gambler discovers an old flame in South America, but she's married to his new boss.
Dagwood takes over the office in Dithers's absence and hires former WAC Mary Jane. Dagwood and the WAC become unemployed, the Bumsteads start their own business, and Dagwood gets his old job back.
A society sleuth sets out on the trail of a society matron''''s lost jewels.
A French police detective investigates his fiancée''''s murder.
Brad Crowder (Chester Morris) is co-owner in the Crowder Salvage Company with Jo Matheson (Jean Rogers), who inherited her father's share of the business. She is in love with Brad, while he thinks of her as a brat in overalls. Brad is a wolf after all the girls, especially those of his best friend Owen McCarey (Victor McLaglen.) When the war begins, Brad offers his salvage equipment and men to the Navy, provided he gets an officer's commission. The Navy isn't interested but the Army is, minus the commission, and send Brad and his men to training school for thirteen weeks. Brad has a dinner date with Jo, but breaks it when Owen bets him he can't take his latest girl, Kitty Duval (Amelita Ward.) Kitty phones while Owen is taking a shower, and Brad tells he Owen is still working but he will pick her up. By the time Owen catches up, Kitty is showing a decided preference for Brad, and Owen consoles himself with Lorine Gray (Veda Ann Borg), a Brooklyn girl pretending to be an innocent little gal from the South who wants a home and a husband. Brad returns from training to find that Jo has joined the WAC abd that Owen is about to marry Lorine. Brad, seeing that Owen is really in love, has no intention of breaking up the romance. Kitty can't make a date with Brad and sends Lorine to explain. Lorine falls for Brad and jilts Owen. Presuming that Brad has deliberately taken her, they fight and both men are badly mauled. Before the breach between them can be mended, bot are ordered overseas. Unless one has missed the other 123 versions of this plot, the only question remaining is which man will save the other's life at the risk of his own?
A disgraced hockey player takes up figure skating and falls for the show''''s star.
The owner of a San Francisco saloon yearns to rank among the upper crust of Nob Hill. When he begins romancing a wealthy socialite it looks like he may have his entree into high society. The pretty star of his saloon's show, however, wants to make sure he stays on the Barbary Coast.
An aspiring singer masquerades as a Southern belle to get a radio job.
Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 20th century.
A French peasant girl''''s visions of the Virgin Mary create controversy as pilgrims flock to her small town for healing.
Dick is faced with a series of murders in which the victims all come from different social and economic backgrounds.
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
A hotel bellboy is the unlikely choice to escort a visiting princess, over the protests of his invalid girlfriend.
Deresco owner of a night club in neutral Portugal, works a free-lance spy for everybody who can afford his price. He tries to get information from US agent John Craig with help from immigrant dancer Maritza, but she falls in love with him. Craig becomes a special "guest" at Deresco's casino, but there you can't be sure of the occupation of everybody, as well as in their political intention...
A veteran becomes a singing sensation.
A guerilla leader falls in love with a mysterious woman in World War II Lisbon.
A meek novelist investigates the mysterious death of a notorious scoundrel.
In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic misadventures.
A songwriter enrolls in an all-girl school to court a pretty gym teacher.
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.
The Andrews Sisters take a hiatus from show business to aid the war effort. They take on jobs at a pipe-organ plant now making artillery shells. But they still find time for plenty of singing and dancing.
A womanizing playboy finds true love when he's sent to a desert college.
Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom" whom none can find in the mazes and catacombs. But both of Christine's lovers have plans to ferret him out.
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
A con man fast-talks his way into managing a Coney Island nightclub with a temperamental star.
Singing Johnny Norton (Allan Jones) is the star catcher of the Blue Sox baseball team but he is suspended because of insubordination. Producer Barney Crane (William Frawley) hears Johnny singing and signs him to appear with Gloria Jackson (Jane Frazee), with the promise their first engagement will be in Havana. Johnny, hoping to get his baseball job back, is anxious to get to Cuba where the Blue Sox are having spring training. Patsy Clark (Marjorie Lord), daughter of Blue Sox owner, Joe Clark (Wade Boteler), helps Johnny get another chance with the team. But Johnny has fallen in love with Gloria and hates to walk out on his singing contract. Johnny's troubles are solved when rain prevents the important All-Star exhibition game which was scheduled for the same evening.
A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
An expert at deciphering codes takes on an enemy spy ring.
A French diplomat who's recovered from amnesia is blackmailed over crimes he can't remember.
A pilot and a temperamental heiress are stranded in the desert together.
Believing her husband to be dead, a flyer's wife bargains with his former love to adopt the woman's baby.
A softhearted gangster tries to go straight.
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
Andre Desormeaux, master con artist and jewel thief, has been very successful with his partners, light-fingered Polo and beautiful lure "Countess" Tanya Vronsky. But Tanya falls in love with one of their victims, resigns from the team, and (despite Andre's warning) marries rich young Paul Vernay...for love. Inevitably, Andre and Polo reappear in her life. Can Tanya outwit the master schemer?
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
A vaudeville team breaks up when both men fall for the same gorgeous hoofer.
Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose financier husband neglects her. On a weekend at the Arlington country house, Bob is used by both Lady A. and her friend to make their husbands jealous; this works all too well, and Bob is in danger from both husbands.
A glamorous ghost helps a henpecked husband save his wife from gold-digging friends.
A magician turns detective to investigate murder and a phony seance.
A parodic remake of the story of the young Gascon D'Artagnan, who arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu.
Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.
A lawyer's wife keeps mum as her husband defends an innocent woman for the crime she committed.
A small-town judge''''s Washington trip lands his son in hot water with a diplomat''''s daughter.
Fred Garth (Don Terry) owns a printing establishment and poses as a business research expert, but actually runs several white-collar rackets operating by means of high-pressure telephone soliciting. He has sent his younger brother, Bruce Garth (Robert Paige), through law school with the intention of making him his legal watch-dog. But idealist Bruce enrolls as a Department of Justice investigator, and is detailed to track down charity and other phoney rackets. Both brothers are in love with attractive socialite Marjorie Drake (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells), who is unaware of Fred's schemes and he uses her to meet other social leaders with pet charities and his salesmen sell them the program ads at five times the charity rate. Bruce and his partner Neale (Gene Morgan) trace the phone rackets to Bruce and a confrontation looms.
District Attorney's investigator (Whalen) starts his honeymoon and a man is indicated for murder. His bride (Stuart) doubts the man's guilt and enlists the help of a former racketeer (Kelly) to find the real killer.
Three showgirls travel to Paris in search of rich husbands.
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
A millionaire who''''s been married seven times courts wife number eight.
Chan is on a gambling vacation in Monaco. He is called upon to solve two murders. One is a casino messenger on his way to Paris with a million dollars in bonds. The other is a two-bit Chicago gangster recently tending bar in a Monte Carlo hotel. Everyone is suspect and a third of the dialogue is in French.
After saving a tramp (Lorre) from suicide, a millionaire (Baxter) takes his clothing and disappears. Word is out that he will give a million dollars to anyone who is kind of a tramp.
Newlyweds refuse help from their families as they struggle to make it on their own.
An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries to re-establish his relationship with her while also trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from the press.
An ad man gets his model girlfriend to pose as a debutante for a new campaign.
While vacationing in New York, a European prince falls for a showgirl.
A chorus girl crashes an exclusive Swiss resort to snare a rich husband.
Con men on the Riviera live by their wits.
A crusading DA fights to get a nightclub hostess to testify against her gangster boss.
A Parisian sewer worker (Stewart) longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl (Simone Simon) from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war.
An opera manager tries to woo a soprano back to his company.
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
A glamorous singer commits murder to protect her daughter''''s virtue.
With no other prospects, a World War I veteran turns to crime.
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
A ballet dancer and a showgirl fake a marriage for publicity purposes, then fall in love.
Agent Pete Garland is fired by society singer Monica Barrett after he got her a new radio contract, because she thinks her lawyer friend Teddy Leeds fits in better with her social status. To get even, Pete wants to make an unknown singer into a star. He finds Ruth Allison, drives her hard through rehearsals and makes her a star. But she is worried about her past, something she hasn't told Pete: She's an ex-convict and jumped bail in order to keep her partners in crime out of it. Further she's in love with Pete, but feels that he's still carrying a torch for Monica. When Monica's popularity is decreasing, Pete is able to get Ruth a stint on the program, the result is Monica is fired and Ruth get her job, but Monica takes revenge by revealing Ruth's past. Ruth considers it is best for her to disappear before being arrested, but she has become a star in public opinion. Will she get Pete or will she go to prison again ?
An eccentric millionaire hires a gold digger to run his business.
A socialite has to give up the baby she bore to a married man.
A Park Avenue beauty plays two suitors against each other.
A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.
A scientist becomes contaminated resulting in the death of anything he touches.
Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies.
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
Dying Evelyn Dow anguishes over her lost daughter, who disappeared as a child. Evelyn's husband Henry, hoping to make his wife's final days more bearable, asks waitress Sally Gates to pose as the daughter. Sally does so, but Mrs. Dow is so cheered by her "daughter's" return that she regains her health, leaving Sally stuck in her role.
A married author falls for the beautiful farm girl whose inspiration has saved him from writer's block.
An expatriate Russian prince creates a scandal by winning big at the gambling tables.
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
An aspiring opera singer and her mentor fight so much they barely realize they''''re in love.
A Louisiana cotton family fights to survive war and the Depression.
The denizens of a Parisian night club deal with murder and romance.
An abused wife flees her husband and finds love, but at a price.
After escaping prison, an innocent man seeks revenge on the men who framed him.
A Satanist faces off with the vengeful man whose wife and daughter he has stolen.
A duke has deposed Prince Mauritz's father, so Mauritz spends his time in affairs with a countess, the duke's wife and a gypsy girl Adrienne. Years later she is a famous actress in a play resembling the sad story of their earlier relationship. He falls in love with her again. The jealous duchess and the duke arrange to have him shot by firing squad but revolutionaries save him and make him King.
Writer (feature film)
A jilted shop girl goes off in search of true love.
This short film presents four key incidents in the public life of Andrew Jackson. Vitaphone Release 9590-9591.
In this short film, comedic duo Patsy Kelly and Thelma Todd crash a high society party and have trouble fitting in.
Like a true friend, Patsy Kelly helps Thelma Todd land a screen test but this time her help isn''''t needed in this comedic short.
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