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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 15, 1955|
|Born:||December 4, 1889||Cause of Death:||cerebral hemorrhage|
|Birth Place:||San Jose, California, USA||Profession:||Director ...|
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Director (feature film)
An heiress decides to pass out anonymous gifts in a small town.
A Texas heiress masquerades as a model in hopes of finding true love.
This musical biopic presents the life of vaudeville headliner Eva Tanguay.
Joan Britton, improbably gorgeous frontier horse dealer, and the much less scrupulous Stephen Cook are friendly competitors supplying horses to the Union Army in Wyoming Territory during the Civil War. Southern general Stand Watie, a Cherokee, is rumored to be in the area to stir up the Sioux against the Union, when Cook picks this worst possible moment to steal a herd of Sioux horses. Enter ex-army doctor Jonathan Westgate, who becomes Cook's rival for the love of Joan, opposes his crooked activities...and who alone can prevent a new Indian war.
G.I. Sergeant Shep Dooley, former stage star awaiting discharge in postwar Tokyo, meets his estranged love Kay when she arrives to entertain the troops. Shep, who hasn't exactly lost his former irresponsibility, does his best to court Kay anew...but she has no lack of other admirers as she labors to put on a soldier show.
Against the background of the Civil War, sixteen-year-old song-and-dance artiste Lotta Crabtree works her way across America, becoming ever more popular.
To appease his family, a retired baseball player signs up for umpire school.
A daffy door-to-door saleswoman blunders into a murder investigation.
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
Widow Abby Abbott is having serious money problems and has to dip into the family trust in order to pay for her daughter Susan's college tuition. The catch: Abby must also become a co-ed or she can't touch the money. After passing her entrance exams, Abby goes to college and becomes very popular, especially with a handsome English professor whom Susan has a crush on.
A scientist invents a baseball that can''''t be hit.
An inept secretary goes to work for a bogus real estate firm thinking it's for real.
A small town girl finds married life difficult with a bandleader in the 1920s.
The Norwick family has had a successful run on the vaudeville circuit, but now some of the family wants out. Mom is ready to retire on the family's farm, and daughter June wants to quit now that she's engaged. That only leaves Dad and his son Bert, who are happy to work as a twosome. Soon Bert's love of baseball overtakes his show biz ambitions, especially after he's offered a major league contract to play. Now he has to figure out how to break the news to his dad.
Doing business with an ex-flame drives an ad man''''s wife mad with jealousy.
A biopic of the career of Joe Howard (12 Feb.,1878 - 19 May, 1961), famous songwriter of the early 20th Century. Howard wrote the title song, Goodbye, My Lady Love; and Hello, My Baby among many others. Mark Stevens was dubbed by Buddy Clark, well known singer of the 30's and 40's
Mystery writer Marian Carstairs is hard at work trying to finish her latest novel. Her three children meanwhile are entertaining themselves trying to solve a murder in their own neighborhood. In between gathering clues, the kids play matchmaker by trying to fix up their widowed mom with the handsome detective investigating the case.
Country sisters Pam, Liz and Myra dress the part to meet rich men in circa-1900 Atlantic City.
Henry Pecket (Clem Bevans) keeps a land-bound, home-made sloop in the backyard of his boarding house ran by widow Sara March (Charlotte Greenwood), who is tolerant of the fancied trips around the world taken by her "ancient mariner" boarder. Little Nella Cairn (Connie Marshall,)another boarder, is his constant companion on the sloop's "trips." When her brother, Jeff Cairn (John Payne), enlists in the Navy, Nella is sent to board with a cousin, but is unhappy and returns to the boarding house. Pecket sends for Jenny (June Haver), a waitress for Mr. Agrippa (Oliver Blake) at his lunchroom and sweetheart of Jeff. Pecket and Jenny together decide to take care of Nella, when she receives a telegram from the War Department advising that Jeff is missing in action. To console the young girl, Pecket tells her they'll sail out to a wonderful island he knows about where he is sure Jeff can be found. The widow March, incensed about gossip she hears that Pecket is entertaining women guests on his boat, sells it to Mr. Agrippa, who wants to make a hamburger stand out of it. He has a man install wheels on it and plans to tow it away the next day. Pecket, Jenny and Nella have a meeting on the boat, a storm blows up, and since the sails are set, the "Sara March" puts out to "sea,", where it becomes "reefed" in a haystack. A young itinerant dentist, Howard Williams (John Ireland), offers to tow them but runs out of gas just as they reach Dignman's Ferry. He suggests they launch the boat, and all hands, including Williams, who comes in handy when they encounter a scientist in need of dental work, set sail on an enchanted voyage for Pecket's rendezvous island..to find Jeff.
WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline service, after his plane crashed in the South Pacific in late 1942.
A poor family in Florida saves all the money they can in order to plan something special for the soldier they've invited to Sunday dinner. They don't realize that their request to invite the soldier never got mailed. On the day of the scheduled dinner, another soldier is brought to their home and love soon blossoms between him and Tessa, the young woman who runs the home.
During WWII, five brothers enlist in the Navy and are assigned to serve on the same ship.
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
Dedicated aircraft workers compete for the same girl.
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
A girl is dismayed to discover that her deceased father has left her destitute and in debt.
A novelist pretends to be married to hold his fans at bay.
A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce.
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
An aspiring mystery writer stumbles on to a real murder.
After a failed hit, a mob chief recuperates in a monastery.
A Scottish lad and Irish lass risk their families' wrath by marrying.
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
A cowboy sets out to avenge his father''s lynching.
Pilot brothers vie for the same woman.
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
A race-car driver tries to keep his kid brother from taking to the track.
On his release from prison, a crook tries to stop his brother from following in his footsteps.
A singing cowboy turns out to be a tenderfoot.
Two wacky Hollywood writers drive their boss crazy while trying to help a pregnant waitress.
A gangster finds the straight life ain't so simple.
A mobster tries to take over the trucking business.
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
A crusading DA fights to get a nightclub hostess to testify against her gangster boss.
A convict's sister falls for the captain of the prison guards.
A plain-jane by day and a beauty by night, a secretary juggles two identities in order to keep her job and win her boss's heart.
A song-and-dance man gets caught up in war and espionage.
The publicity romance between a prizefighter and a showgirl turns into the real thing.
A group of insurance salesmen try to get into show business.
A taxi driver travels to Venice and poses as a gondolier to land a radio singing job.
Two Marine pilots vie for romance and glory.
At a Mexican resort, a fast-talking magazine editor woos the dancer he's trashed in print.
A shanghaied sailor turns himself into the king of San Francisco's rough-and-tumble Barbary Coast.
The sons of an Irish family have to choose among police work, prize fighting and love.
A gambler sells his body to science to pay his debts.
A cocky naval cadet clashes with an old friend serving with him.
A young failure tries to impress his girlfriend by entering a bicycle race.
The denizens of a Parisian night club deal with murder and romance.
A safecracker goes straight to get back at some fellow crooks.
The definitive backstage musical, complete with the dazzling newcomer who goes on for the injured star.
A lovesick fool bumbles into espionage and finds a stolen plane.
A producer fights labor problems, financiers and his greedy ex-wife to put on a show.
An ex-con brings his crooked ways to a job as a news photographer.
A woman doctor decides to have a baby without benefit of marriage.
Two reporters interested in different stories write about a murder.
A private duty nurse gets herself mixed up in a murder investigation.
A small-town ball player moves to the big leagues.
To sell his unsinkable bathing suit, an inventor passes himself off as a championship swimmer.
A saxophone player rises to fame as a singing star.
A playboy in Paris tries to prove he doesn''''t need money to land a girl.
A young man goes into the wrestling ring to win a pretty lady trainer.
A steel worker marries the boss''''s daughter, then has to teach her about life on a budget.
A deserted wife tries to keep her husband's costuming company afloat.
Business partners try to hide their gold-digging ex-wife from their current spouses.
A beautiful noblewoman gives up wealth and society for love of a two-timing musician.
A mad sea captain sails for vengeance against the white whale that crippled him.
A gold-digging secretary sets out to lure her boss from his straying wife.
An eccentric wife lets a more conventional type take her place to meet the in-laws.
When he accidentally kills a man coming on to his wife, a singer goes to jail and loses his family.
A singing star tries to recover from heartbreak when his wife deserts him and takes away his beloved son.
Cast (feature film)
A taxi driver travels to Venice and poses as a gondolier to land a radio singing job.
Buckskin Hamilton guides a wagon train across the wasteland, caring well for the pioneers he escorts, but hoping to solve the murder of his brother by one of the travellers.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
A young film student gets mixed up with the mob when his possessions are stolen.
Compilation documentary on the film industry's world and efforts during World War II.
In this silent short film, a young man rescues a woman from a horseback injury and they take shelter in a cabin... can the man remain loyal to his girlfriend?
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