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Admiral William F. Halsey fights to turn the tide against the Japanese during World War II.
In the far and distant future of 1968, many ships and planes are crossing the North pole to transport passengers and cargo. However lately more than eight ships and seven submarines have vanished mysteriously. The Tigershark is sent out to investigate their whereabouts and - if possible - remove the cause of their disappearance. But the life form Commander Vandover and his crew encounter may be too powerful even for their weapons of newest technology...
Scientists try to stop a mysterious missile from destroying the Earth.
A submarine commander inadvertently causes the death of a romantic rival under his command.
A Navy Security employee gets discharged after being suspected of "Communist affiliations." With the help of a lawyer and the Secretary of the Navy, his life long commitment to the military is established and he is returned to service with back pay.
A woman falls for a younger man with severe mental problems.
A fanatical abolitionist leads a personal war against slave owners in Kansas.
Johnny Weissmuller guides Professor Blakely (Selmer Jackson) and his daughter Nora (Angela Stevens) into forbidden Kirundi land, home of the fire-worshipers, in search of missing scientist Ralph Dixon (William M. Griffith). In addition to finding Dixon worshiped as a fire god, they uncover a treasure of sapphires, rout a party of renegade whites and Johnny rescues Nora from flaming death on a ritual altar just before a volcano erupts molten death.
Story of the career of Los Angeles Rams football great, Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch.
A Greek slave who keeps Christ's robe after the crucifixion is sentenced to be one Caligula's gladiators.
Future president Andrew Jackson defies scandal to marry a divorced woman.
Wrongly accused of treason, a Civil War veteran tries to clear his name.
A tough flight commander risks his life to spy on the enemy.
A reporter in search of government corruption falls for a congressman.
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
A country lawyer moves his family to Los Angeles.
An ambitious actor insinuates himself into the life of a wealthy middle-aged woman, then plots with his mistress to murder her.
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
It's 1885 in Arizona and an Army Captain has dispersed his troops to keep the whites off of Government land thereby keeping the peace with the Apaches. But there are those in Tucson that want the miners back looking for gold and they put pressure on officials in Washington. Soon a new commander arrives, the troops are recalled, and the miners go after gold. Whites then kill a miner with an arrow so they can attack the Indians hoping the troops wipe them out when they retaliate.
Based on the famed W.W.II cartoons: Lowbrow G.I.s Willie and Joe, on the Italian front, are good soldiers in combat, but meet the antics of gung-ho Captain Johnson and other military snafus with a barrage of wry comments. On a 3-day pass in Naples, Joe's penchant for wine and women involves the pair with luscious Emi Rosso and her moonshiner father, whose tangled affairs land them in ever deeper trouble.
True story of the lifelong love affair between Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and his wife.
Industrial designer Howard Osborne (Clifton Webb) wants his daughter Jacqueline (Anne Francis), shortened to Jake by her efficient-minded father, to follow in his footsteps and study abroad. But, following her graduation dance, she finds herself in the arms of and in love with her psychology professor, Matt Reagan (William Lundigan), and they decide to elope, telling only her godfather. He, when the Osbornes discovering Jake missing, tells them of her plans. They descend furiously on the Reagans, only to find Matt's father, (Tom (Charles Bickford), equally upset at the news. The two families, with a great dislike for each other, start off for a marriage mill across the state line, and join forces when the Reagan car breaks down. Meanwhile, Jake and Matt quarrel and decide they have made a mistake and start for home.
The Bowery Boys join the Army to catch a spy ring.
It's just after the Civil War in Texas and Sam White has found a rich deposit of bauxite. But lawlessness abounds and Jim Tulane and his henchmen are in control. Tulane knows White has found something but is unable to find out what and kills him. He also knows the key is in a toy wagon White gave to his son. The son figures out the puzzle only to learn that Tulane's henchman has already accidently found the answer.
Jungle Jim tries to stop a Nazi band masquerading as apes from retrieving a golden treasure.
The Bowery Boys almost strike it rich when they break into the stock market.
Helen Ferguson, pregnant, penniless and dumped by her boyfriend Steve Morley, takes the identity of the pregnant Patrice Harkness, when she and her husband are killed in a train crash. The rich Harkness in-laws, and their other son Bill, had never seen Patrice, so they accept her and her newborn son into their family. However Steve eventually finds her and starts to blackmail her.
Abilene gunmen are bent on terrorizing the town of Blue Valley and massacring its inhabitants. They have been hired by local druggist Henry Turner (Peter Brocco), who has discovered gold beneath the town and wishes complete possession. The gunmen rob supply wagons, burn houses, kill leading citizens and then the gang leader, Brink Fallon (Roy Barcroft), having acquired Rocky Lane's paper, poses as the new deputy marshal sent to bring order. Then the real Rocky Lane (Allan Lane as Allan "Rocky" Lane) shows up in his usual bad mood, and the tide begins to turn.
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
A criminal psychologist tries to clear his patient of arson charges.
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
A psychologist tries to analyze the criminal who's taken him hostage.
A young woman uses scientific research to trap a man into marriage.
Psychiatry provides the key to proving a veteran flyer innocent of his wife''''s murder.
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
A murder spurs an investigation into the dark and twisted world of mobster racketeer¿s.
A bumbling salesman gets mixed up in murder.
A married insurance man falls for a criminal''''s girlfriend.
Although Dale (Brenda Joyce) and Ken Bullock (Donald Woods) should be a happily married couple, their marriage is on the verge of a break-up, because Dale refuses to give up her well-paying job in order to devote more time to Ken and their two children Jimmy (Tommy Ivo), age 9, and Tommy (Grgeory Marshall), age 6. They sue for divorce and the Judge (Selmer Jackson) rules that the children be placed in the custody of their father. Dale realizes what she has lost but she is too proud to say anyhthing to Ken, whom she still loves. Ken, shopping for the perfect stay-at-home wife to take care of his children, falls for the charms of his secretary, Millie Lynch (Vivian Austin, in one of the four films she made at PRC as Terry Austin.) Not quite.
A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two former Rebels take on this despot each in his own way.
An ad man fights off his wife''''s attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
A political pollster discovers the perfect cross-section of American tastes and fights to keep it that way.
In the 7th of Columbia's "Whistler" series, truck-firm owner Steve Reynolds (Richard Dix) gets involved in a feud with a rival firm, and shortly thereafter is slugged by a masked assailant who steals the truck he is driving. The assailant runs down a policeman in the truck and leaves other clues pointing to Reynolds as the cop killer. With only a glove, with diamonds stuck in the thumb,as a clue, and while evading the police and other characters after him and the diamonds, Reynolds finally runs down the guilty party and clears himself.
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
A World War II veteran who thinks he''''s dying gets mixed up with gangsters.
Career-slipping movie star Carole Raymond (Kay Francis) buys in as a real estate partner of Jeff Caldwell (Paul Cavanagh). Actually, through his secretary, Nola Reed (Veda Ann Borg), Caldwell runs a matrimonial bureau and, with the aid of his associate, Lee Kirby (John Gallaudet), they defraud and blackmail a large group of lonely people. Carole, unknowingly, is used as bait for one of their victims, Walter Desmond (Barton Yarborough), who "commits suicide." Reporter William Tyler (Robert Shayne) thinks otherwise and, posing as a rich rancher, contacts Miss Raymond. The latter, now being blackmailed by Caldwell, is forced to persuade Tyler to invest in a fraudulent oil deal. In her own attempt to break the racket, Carole uncovers Mildred Hayes (Teala Loring), another innocent victim of the Desmond case. Despite leading each other on for their own purposes, Carole and Tyler fall in love and combine their efforts.
Dr. Cross (Vincent Price), a psychiatrist, is treating a young woman, Janet Stewart (Anabel Shaw), who is in a coma-state, brought on when she heard loud arguing, went to her window and saw a man strike his wife with a candlestick and kill her. As she comes out of her shock, she recognizes Dr. Cross as the killer. He takes her to his sanitarium and urged by his nurse/lover, Elaine Jordan (Lynn Bari), gives Janet an overdose of insulin. But he can't bring himself to murder her in cold blood and asks Elaine to get the medicine to save her. She refuses, they argue, and he strangles her. He saves Janet's life, but now faces two murder charges.
A plain-Jane math professor (Joan Davis) at a small midwestern college is talked into journeying to New York on behalf of a colleague who has written a steamy bestseller under an assumed name. While in the big city, the math prof receives a bump on the head which brings on a form of amnesia. She begins to believe she is the author of the sultry book, and has actually lived its story. Now freed from her inhibitions, the lady professor sashays about with abandon. With a PR man (Jack Oakie) in tow, she crashes a party of swells at the home of a wealthy industrialist (Thurston Hall) and pressures him into making a large contribution to her tiny college back home.
A reformed thief brings a magic show to a woman's prison and gets mixed up in an escape.
A sensitive girl has trouble adjusting to her parents'''' divorce.
An ex-con sets up a program to straighten out hard-core prisoners.
Famed Asian detective Charlie Chan investigates a shipboard murder.
A detective discovers the woman he''''s been hired to track down is the key to an unusual inheritance.
Two ghosts from the Revolutionary War haunt a house until they can clear their names of treason charges.
Eleven Gilbert & Sullivan numbers are melded within the murder-mystery plot of "Girl on the Spot", with a result that either G&S and/or the plot are always seemingly on stage-wait or in the wings awaiting a cue. Lois Collier is the girl-on-the-spot of the title because she was on the scene of a murder. The police conclude she didn't do it and they use her to set a trap for the real killer, a G&S addict, by financing a Broadway production starring Collier. The police department evidently found the money for financing a Broadway show under "Misc.Expenses" in the city budget.
An army pilot infiltrates the Japanese during World War II.
After struggling to become a success, Betty Miller and her all-girl orchestra finally hit pay dirt when crooner Herbie Fenton comes on board. Problems arise when Betty and her girls try to find backers to invest in Herbie and they sell 125 percent of him.
A soldier returning from World War II finds love with a lady swimmer.
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's new technique, Florence is revealed in a flashback as Michel's abandoned wife Karin, whom their daughter Susette thinks is dead. Can Susette cope if they now re-unite?
In this remake of The Petrified Forest, Nazi spies infiltrate a hotel in the American Southwest.
In 1871, professional gambler John Devlin (John Wayne) elopes with Sandra "Sandy" Poli (Vera Ralston), daughter of Marko Poli (Hugo Haas), an immigrant who has risen to railroad tycoon. Sandy, knowing that the railroad is to be extended into Dakota, plans to use their $20,000 nest egg to buy land options to sell to the railroad at a profit. On the stage trip to Ft. Abercrombie, their fellow passengers are Jim Bender (Ward Bond) and Bigtree Collins (Mike Mazurki), who practically own the town of Fargo and Devlin is aware that they are prepared to protect the little empire...trying to drive out the farmers by burning their property, destroying their wheat, and blaming the devastation on the Indians. Continuing their journey north on the river aboard the "River Bird', Sandy and John meet Captain Bounce (Walter Brennan), an irascible old seafarer. Two of Bendender's henchmen, Slagin (Grant Withers) and Carp (Paul Fix), board the boat and relieve John of his $20,000 at gunpoint. Captain Bounce, chasing the robber's dinghy, wrecks his boat on a sandbar. At Fargo, the land wars begin and John teams with the wheat farmers against the Bender gang. Several attempts are made on his life and Collins tries to frame him for murder.
This George Morris story (screenplay by George Wallace Sayre) was based on an article that appeared in "Woman's Home Companion" and later reprinted in "Reader's Digest." Eddie Condon (Kane Richmond), a two-bit racketeer, teams up with an alcoholic doctor, Judson (Ralph Morgan), to set up a maternity home with free facilities to expectant mothers, with the proviso that the women sign away all rights to their new-borns. The babies are then offered for adoptation to couples willing to make a substantial "contribution" to the home. Things go well for this borderline within-the-law business until a baby is still-born. Conden had already sold the baby for $5,000 and has no intention of returning the money, so he substitutes the child of the sister (Teala Loring) of his wife (Jayne Hazard). There is a slip-up on the filing of the certificates and the District Attorney's office gets involved.
A young lad has his fine new hatchet confiscated by a grumpy baker. The boy's hot-headed father tries to get it back, but this results in a fight in which onlookers seem to see the father use the disputed weapon to strike and kill the baker. At the resulting murder trial, their evidence on this point becomes a matter of life-and-death.
Unscrupulous women marry servicemen for their pay.
Marine buddies training in Australia battle over love.
Kay Kyser and his Kollege of Musical Knowledge entertain the troops overseas.
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in a camp show, hears about his task and offers him his help. He thinks, she does it for her publicity only, so he doesn't want to know anything about this, till he finds out, that she has no such intentions.
When the Sheriff of Las Vegas is killed in a bank holdup, Red Ryder is made the new Sheriff. His first problem arises when the Judge is shot and the Judge's son framed for the murder. Red knows the son is innocent from the type of bullet used and after hiding him from the lynch mob, sets a trap for the man he thinks is behind both the robbery and the murder.
During WWII, five brothers enlist in the Navy and are assigned to serve on the same ship.
An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway. All the men have their individual worries and concerns, but become increasingly frustrated at their avoidance of combat, for reasons unknown to them. But in the end, all get their chance to fight.
When they''''re named Mr. and Mrs. Average Man, a small-town couple embarks on a whirlwind tour of Washington.
Although they are only janitors at a detective agency, the boys pass themselves off as sleuths and are engaged to guard an inventor delivering a new bomb. They outwit enemy agents after the bomb and wind up sinking a Japanese submarine.
Flying students Danny Collins (Johnny Downs), Jinx Roberts (Bobby Jordan), Scrapper Mackay (Ward Wood) and Zombie Parker (Billy Benedict) are suspected of a series of murders perpetrated by a Nazi agent known as the Black Hangman. The latter is an engineer, Arthur Galt (Robert Armstrong), who has disposed of several people who accompanied him on an expedition which located lost helium deposits in Africa. Galt has also imprisoned the remaining members of the expedition, Professor Mason (Selmer Jackson) and his daughter Andre (Jennifer Holt). Galt plans to sell the helium to Germany through a Gestapo ring headed by Karl Von Heiger (Eduardo Ciannelli). The four cadets, thinking Galt is their friend, fly with him to Africa as they hope to track down Von Heiger, thinking he is the Black Hangman, and clear their own names of the murder charges. They are pursued to Africa by U.S. Army Intelligence officer Captain Ralph Carson (Regis Toomey).
A female literary agent tries to make her star client as adventures as his most famous character.
A disgraced jockey teaches a boy to ride and cheat.
It is a toss-up as to who is most displeased when Patrolman Moe Finkelstein (Milton Berle) is given the duty of guarding the German consulate ran by Karl Baumer (Otto Preminger); neither Moe nor Baumer are too happy with this turn of events. Moe, however, quickly becomes fiends with the other residents of the consulate: Sophie Baumer (Joan Bennett), the consul's wife; the secretary Baron Max Von Alvenstor (Carl Esmond); and a pretty maid named Freida (Poldi Dur as Poldy Dur.)Moe senses an underlying tension that is not entirely accounted for by the gathering clouds of war. The gambling-loving Baumer has lost a large sum of money belonging to the German government, Sophie has learned to hate her husband and what he stands for and represents, and Baron Max has fallen in love with her. Max confronts Baumer with the discrepancy in the consulate's funds, and Baumer threatens to inform Berlin that one of Max's grandparents was not "Aryan." The arrival of a group of Nazi saboteurs (Ted North, Elmer Jack Semple and J. Norton Dunn) and the insistence they be given the funds to finance their project stirs consulate affairs even further.
Concentrating on the personal lives of those involved, a war correspondent takes us through the preparations, landing and initial campaign on Guadalcanal during WWII.
A society sleuth tracks a lost plane carrying $100,000.
An elderly schoolteacher, waiting to meet a presidential nominee, recalls the time when he was her student.
Nazi spies in search of government secrets kidnap a munitions worker.
A young girl has to overcome social prejudice when she falls for a wealthy young man.
There are those that say Hollywood was born the day Lew Wasserman came to town. For six decades, there was only one man who had the consummate power to run the industry and his reign forever defined Hollywood as we know it. During his 59-year career, he worked with everyone from Alfred Hitchcock to
After five men previously acquitted of various criminal charges are murdered by a mysterious avenger known as Dr. Rx, police Inspector Hurd (Edmund MacDonald) and Sergeant Sweeney (Shemp Howard) ask private investigator Jerry Church (Patric Knowles) to help them on the case. He takes the case after talking to Dudley Crispin (Samuel S. Hinds), a brilliant attorney who had defended three of the murdered men. Crispin gains an acquittal for his latest client, Zarini (Matty Fain), but the latter falls dead in the courtroom. Jerry marries Kit Logan (Anne Gwynne), who becomes frightened and persuades Jerry to quit the case. He stays however after Ernie Paul (John Gallaudet), suspected of the Zarini murder, threatens to "get" him if he does not stay on and clear Paul. Dr. Rx captures Jerry and attempts to frighten him into insanity by strapping him on an operating table, and pretending to exchange the detective's brain for a gorilla (Ray Corrigan in his gorilla suit).
A scientist clashes with a munitions foreman in his fight to create a new explosive.
A daffy songwriter inherits a fortune but has to fight off gangsters to get it.
A young doctor with a broken heart succumbs to the lure of a socialite.
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
Among those who are fighting to have Congress re-establish the military academy at West Point in the beginning of the nineteenth century is a young Washington socialite, Carolyn Bainbridge (Maureen O'Hara). Congress resolves to revive the Academy on a one-year trial basis. Major Sam Carter (Laird Cregar), a martinet who doesn't believe a college can produce real fighting men, is made the Commandant, and determines to make soldiers - or failures - out of the small band of cadets, by enforcing stringent disciplinary action. Among the cadets are Howard Shelton (John Sutton), Carolyn's fiancee, and Dawson (George Montgomery), a Kentucky frontiersman. There is bad blood between the two from the start, and matters are worsened when Dawson falls in love with Carolyn. Many of the cadets resign, under the discouraging conditions and grueling punishment that is part of Carter's plan to make the school hard and the exercises difficult, and the number of cadets left is down to ten. Word arrives that the Indian chief Tecumseh (Noble Johnson) has gone on the warpath, and Carter is ordered to take part in quelling the rebellion, and to include the cadets along with the regular Bombadiers. Shelton, on patrol, is shot at by an Indian, and hot-headedly leaves his post in pursuit. Dawson leaves to bring him back followed by Major Carter who is captured by the Indians. Using tactics learned at West Point, the small band of cadets attack and demoralize the much larger Indian force, and succeed in rescuing Carter, and Dawson is wounded. Carter is grateful for the actions taken by the band, but says that Shelton and Dawson cannot remain as cadets since they had violated the rules by leaving their posts, and would be a bad precedent for future cadets. Carolyn has come to the Point to marry the unsuspecting Dawson, who thought she loved Shelton.
Bandleader Kay Kyser leaves his bride at the altar to help catch international spies.
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
A society sleuth and a lady reporter try to track down a murderous thug's lost girlfriend.
The gentleman detective postpones his wedding to find a cache of stolen diamonds.
A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence.
A veteran flyer and the youngster he''''s training fall for the same girl.
A businessman concocts a series of harebrained schemes to keep his wife from divorcing him.
John Evans encounters his lookalike, Malcolm Scott. When Scott is killed in an accident, Evans finds himself mistaken for Scott and decides to do some good in his new role.
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
A young doctor's wedding turns into a tragic event.
Three reckless brothers dodge the draft then sign up and become men.
To please his dying father, a man hires a hatcheck girl to pose as his fiancée.
A hotshot flyer endangers his colleagues in the Royal Air Force as they fly against the Nazis.
An aging gold digger takes a young woman under her wing.
Afterseeking revenge for her boyfriend, Joan Woodbury finds herself in jail on a hit-and-run charge. Ladd plays an undercover reporter doubling for a notorious gangster.
Chris Waring (William Wright) is a government investigator trying to gather the necessary evidence to convict a shipping magnate, DeBrock (J.Edward Bromberg), of selling his ships to the United States but is suspected of holding up and preventing their delivery because of bribes from foreign powers. DeBrock's conscience, nor his flirty wife, Valerie DeBrock (Osa Massen), give him any peace of mind.
Army men train for the parachute corps.
A young man seeks to murder his father that abandoned his mother, yet fate plays a hand when a stranger appears.
A prizefighter who died before his time is reincarnated as a tycoon with a murderous wife.
Two small-time con artists enlist in the Army to avoid the police.
A professor''''s daughter tries to shed her nice girl image when she falls for one of his business associates.
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
A woman accepts life in the shadows as the price for her affair with a married man.
The Jones family (without father) head for California to open a bungalow court. To increase business they advertise for families with children and pets. A neighbor threatens to sue.
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
An exploration into the domestic and political life of this past president.
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
Republic, in pre-producion trade announcements, had John Wayne slated as the star of this film but cooler heads, once the script was read, realized that Wayne wasn't exactly the dual-role, twin brothers type. The film opens by establishing that, as young boys, David Cook (Wayne Hull) and twin brother Tom (Warren Hull (II) ) are poles apart in disposition and traits. When their father, (Trevor Bardette) dies, Tom goes to New Mexico to live with his Uncle Hardtack (George "Gabby" Hayes) while David remains behind to care for their mother (Virginia Brissac) . The grown Tom (Chester Morris) becomes an outlaw while brother David (Chester Morris) becomes a government lawman. David is charged with apprehending Tom and also two other renegades, Hardman (Guinn Williams) and Marsden (Douglas Fowley), both bitter enemies of Tom. Unable to arrest Tom in his home territory because he is in league with crooked sheriff McDaniels (Buck Jones, in his only Republic film and only villain role in what is considered the only black mark against Republic by hard-core western fans. They are correct, for that and other reasons seen as this one moves along...slowly.) Tom is lured home by a fake telegram telling him his mother is dying and put in jail. David, posing as Tom, goes to Mesa City, New Mexico and undertakes a campaign to obtain evidence to convict Hardman and Marsden. He persuades the latter to pool their interests in one gang, under his leadership. Tom had been romancing Phyllis O'Conover (Anita Louise), an entertainer at the Bonanza Cafe, and Phyllis' older sister, Julie (Ona Munson), has been working hard to break up the romance. David, posing as Tom, has to continue the pursuit of Phyllis, but finds himself falling in love with Julie. Julie learns Tom's real identity and agrees to marry him but Phyllis, thinking her sister is taking from her the man she believes to be Tom Cook, threatens suicide. The broken-hearted Julie urges David to marry Phyllis and David, much against his own desires, carries out Julie's wishes. (The mis-casting of Buck Jones isn't the only problem with this film.) Meanwhile, Hardman, Marsden and McDaniel have discovered David's real identity and plot to get rid of him. And in another meanwhile, Tom escapes, returns to town and, finding that Phyllis has married David, kills her for what seems to him to be her unfaithfulness, never mind that she thought David was Tom. Some days, a good girl just can't get a break. Tom and the other outlaws are lined up against David in a gun battle when Pima (Charles Stevens), Tom's Indian servant, who has long hated him for his cruelties, brings a large force of Indians to David's aid. Tom attempts to kill David, but Uncle Hardtack shoots him first. Some days, a bad guy just can't get a break either.
An actress hopes to regain her lost son by making it to the top.
An ad man asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a loophole in order to protect his finances during an important business deal.
A mad doctor dresses as an ape to kill victims for their spinal fluid.
A famous flyer turns to drink but tries to straighten out to help with the war effort.
A reporter attempts to stop a crooked adoption racket, operating out of a supposedly charitable maternity home.
When a waiter (Murphy) gives a society girl (Joyce) a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle (Ruggles) makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
The dangers of his job threaten to break up a stuntman and his movie star wife.
When a man is charged with murder, his son''''s schoolboy friends set out to solve the case.
Four convicts volunteer as medical guinea pigs to win early paroles.
A Yankee soldier becomes a spy with the help of a beautiful woman.
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
A truck driver risks his eyesight when he boxes to pay for his brother''''s education.
Two young Mormons struggle to survive their people''''s journey to a new home in the West.
A construction worker takes charge of the daughter of a fellow worker killed in an accident. He brings the girl to New York to try to find her uncle. When he finds him, he discovers that the uncle has spent his life savings on a restaurant that turns out to be a worthless dive. He's determined to help the girl and her uncle make the restaurant a success.
A girls''''-school teacher stumbles on an abandoned baby.
A man involved in a crime (Nolan) kills his key witness by mistake and resigns himself to death. He changes his name so as not to harm his family. The law is not content with his explanation, however.
A Wall Street broker is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son then turns to crime to raise money for his father's release.
Sailor (Hall) is going to marry his girlfriend (Kelly) when he returns, but she becomes foster mother to baby whose parents are accidentally killed. The baby is accidentally left on board a visiting battleship.
Rival detectives fall in love when they''''re forced to work together.
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
An FBI agent risks his life to infiltrate Nazi sympathizers in the U.S.
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
On his release from prison, a crook tries to stop his brother from following in his footsteps.
A young girl begins to wonder if she really fits into the upper-class sorority she''''s trying to join.
Federal Agent Gene Autry and his sidekick Frog are sent to Mexico to prevent foreign powers from gaining control of Mexican oil refineries and fomenting revolution among the Mexican people. Gene falls in love with Senorita Dolores but finds he must leave for the island of Palermo, where her uncle, Don Diego, is being prevented from transporting his cattle to market by the foreign agents, who have co-opted Dolores' brother Andreo into joining them. While trying to load cattle by sea into a waiting cargo ship Gene and his men are attacked by Andreo and his revolutionaries, with fatal results.
A group of delinquents get shipped to military school.
A lady reporter adopts the young delinquent her crime exposes helped send to jail.
A small-town postal clerk tries to land a government inspector''''s job by hunting down counterfeiters.
A farm boy trains a wild colt on his own.
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
Blondie and Dagwood Bumstead lose Baby Dumpling as well as Daisy the dog.
An embittered Louie Peronni (Edward Norris) returns from prison to find that his sister, Juli Peronni (Amanda Duff), is engaged to policeman Eddie Farrell (Kane Richmond), and also finds that his secret wife Annie Qualen (June Gale) has placed their baby girl in a foundling home. With his old gang again, Louie plans a robbery of a fur warehouse. Louie shoots down the night watchman and is trailed home where his father Guiseppe Peronni (Henry Armetta) persuades him not to fight it out with the police. Determined to let Louie take the full rap, the gang kidnaps the district attorney's daughter. Annie informs Louie that the kidnapped child is really their own and was adopted from the foundling home.
A lawyer plays with fire when he gets mixed up with underworld types.
A prison riot traps an innocent couple.
A crusading reporter becomes a hardened convict when he's framed.
A college professor turns songwriter and falls for his lyricist.
Pilot brothers vie for the same woman.
Pilot (Scott) disobeys unsafe orders and loses his job. He then starts a flying school which receives a boost when the government launches a program which it hopes will produce 20,000 pilots a year.
Irish immigrant (Whalen) meets returning war correspondent (Ameche) on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amors of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.
A forward thinking bandleader fights to make ragtime respectable.
A nightclub owner and a bandleader compete for the lead singer''''s heart.
Love trips up an ambulance-chasing lawyer.
The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young man--who turns out to be the son of the District Attorney who sent the boy's father to the electric chair.
Rival newsreel photographers vie for scoops and a beautiful lady flyer.
When battered prize-fighter Lee Burke (Dick Foran) is taken to the West Side hospital, nurse Katherine MacDonald (Helen Mack) leaves her romantically-inclined patient, wealthy attorney John Dodge (Edmund Lowe) to take care of Burke. She discovers that Burke was doped by his handler, Churchill (George McKay), on instructions from gambler Joe Largo (Leon Ames) so the latter can win a $5000 bet from Burke's manager Slice Cavanaugh (Paul Hurst.) Largo orders henchman Larry Carson (Horace MacMahon) to bump off Churchill to keep him from talking. Katherine talks Burke into quitting the ring and Dodge belittles the ex-boxer by getting him a job as a bellhop. Cavanaugh, desperate for money, calls Burke yellow and when Burke happens upon the scene where another Largo henchman, Smiley (Paul Fix), has killed the manager, Burke is tried for the murder.
A leading lady falls for a married architect who's invested in her play.
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
A glamorous woman takes over a newspaper and clashes with the editor.
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
Perry Mason tries to find out if a long-lost heiress is the real thing.
A tough district attorney has been cleaning up the town, and has already imprisoned twelve dangerous criminals. As he is about to name the target for his next investigation, he is murdered in the midst of a crowd. The police have many suspects and hardly any clues, so two reporters decide to investigate for themselves.
When the Bureau of Investigation (so-called because Monogram didn't have J. Edgar's stamp of approval) learns that wealthy philanthropist Mrs. Crippen (Zeffie Tilbury) bosses the city's underworld, Federal Agent Tommy Thompson (Milburn Stone) is detailed to uncover evidence that will convict her. Masquerading as a crook, Tommy is saved from jail by the Crippen machine, which is headed by Harker (Selmer Jackson), Mrs. Crippen's lawyer and partner. Tommy joins the gang, wins the old lady's confidence and fall in love with her secretary, Milly (Terry Walker), who is unaware of her employer's criminal activities. Mrs. Crippen is working to save her son John (Matty Fain) from the electric chair. Tommy brings John, who has escaped from the penitentiary, directly to Mrs. Crippen so she can be caught red-handed. Tipped off that the police are closing in, she leaves for her hideout with Tommy, John, Milly (who she has kidnapped) and two henchmen. Harker has discovered Tommy's true identity and relays the information to the gang.
Spies have an invention which will allow its posessor to remote-control flying aircraft. The U.S. Navy, the Berlin police, and No. 1 son Lee Chan (a member of the U.S. Swim Team at the Berlin Olympics) help Charlie capture the spies.
Andy Hardy and his sister find romance during a family vacation in Catalina.
A Chinese warlord holds three fugitives prisoner.
In the first Hardy Family film, a small-town judge fights for re-election while dealing with family problems.
A fake heiress marries a common reporter to thwart the advances of gold-digging playboys.
A zany heiress tries to help a tramp by making him the family butler.
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
A 14-episode serial in which Mala, a Polynesian in the employ of U.S. Intelligence investigates sabotage on Clipper Island. A gang of spies causes the eruption of a volcano, for which our hero is blamed. He convinces the local Princess Melani of his innocence and helps her ward off a takeover by rival high priest Porotu.
This 13 chapter serial is based on the comic strip character Ace Drummond created by Eddie Rickenbacker. Ace is a 'G-Man of the sky' working out of Washington D.C. He is sent to Mongolia to find out why a mysterious villain known only as 'The Dragon' is trying to prevent the newly formed International Airways from setting up an airport there. Ace meets Peggy Trainor (Jean Rogers) who is searching for her archaeologist father who has disappeared. Together they search for answers to the puzzles.
Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.
A poor boy (Raft) rises to power in politics. When the banker (Dinehart) husband of his secret love (Russell) takes money and flees the country, he replaces the lost amount and becomes implicated in the crime.
An immigrant learns to survive as an entertainer after arriving to America an orphan.
While steaming from Honolulu to Los Angeles the owner of a prize racehorse headed for the Santa Anita Handicap is killed, apparently kicked to death by his stallion. Not so, deduces Charlie. Leter he exposes efforts to fix a race at the famous track.
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
An escaped convict''''s bride joins forces with the FBI.
A girl gets into trouble at her orphanage and is sent away to reform school. She escapes en route but is found and brought to trial. Her father is the prosecutor.
A group of insurance salesmen try to get into show business.
Woman drops out of college to marry an ambitious, young journalist. Their happiness is delayed when a rich admirer sees that she gets an acting job just as her reporter leaves to cover the news from Rome. The marriage goes stale as separartions follow reunions, and the two pursue their respective ca
A flighty heiress and a down-to-earth reporter get stuck in a marriage of convenience.
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
A secretary who handles the boss' business perfectly marries him and tackles his home life.
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
A taxi driver travels to Venice and poses as a gondolier to land a radio singing job.
A toothpaste tycoon''''s daughter joins his rival to teach him a lesson.
Two Marine pilots vie for romance and glory.
When he''''s widowed, a puppeteer goes into hiding to maintain custody of his son.
Three zanies turn an operatic performance into chaos in their efforts to promote their protege''''s romance with the leading lady.
A hard-drinking reporter specializes in murder cases, until he becomes a suspect in one himself.
An admiral''''s son gives up the Navy for a career as a song-and-dance man.
An actress''''s manager tries to keep her from leaving the stage for marriage.
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.
At a Mexican resort, a fast-talking magazine editor woos the dancer he's trashed in print.
An undercover G-man helps with a jailbreak to learn the mob's secrets.
An insurance investigator tries to track down an arsonist.
A guilt-ridden pilot finds a new outlook on life when he falls for a society girl.
Rival reporters try to scoop each other while covering a fire.
A district attorney secretly marries the daughter of a man he's trying to convict.
A young failure tries to impress his girlfriend by entering a bicycle race.
Two telephone engineers try to clear a woman of criminal charges.
A San Francisco heiress discovers her sister is hanging out with gangsters.
A hotshot pilot takes on enemy agents to fly a scientist and his new explosive to Washington.
Larry O'Roark is a boxer who's insanely posssesive and jealous of his fiancee, Jo. the sight of her and her employer, Mr. Lambert, at ringside during his big fight distracts Larry and he is knocked out. He then promises never to be jealous again and marries Jo. When she realizes that they're broke she asks Lambert for a job (she had quit on marrying Larry.) One thing leads to another and Larry, enraged with jealousy, end up killing Lambert. He then wanders off in a daze, and Jo takes the rap for the murder. Larry descends from his amnesiac fog just in time to interrupt the announcement of the jury's verdict in Jo's trial. then it's off to the chair for Larry. Or is it?
President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new secretary soon runs afoul of political lobbyists out to destroy his department.
Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad, then loses his fortune to him. He pawns his wife's jewels and takes out an insurance policy on himself.
Society snobs get more than they bargained for when they take in their late housekeeper's orphaned daughter.
A working girl suffers through three troubled relationships on her road to prosperity.
A young woman is torn between a wealthy suitor who wants her body and the honest young man who wants what's best for her.
A sleazy lawyer's female assistant sets out to end his cheating ways.
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
An ambitious film director transforms a Brooklyn-born actress into a Swedish temptress.
To sell his unsinkable bathing suit, an inventor passes himself off as a championship swimmer.
A woman's childhood friends try to rescue her from gangsters.
Romantic rivals vie to be the first to fly to the South Pole.
To win a bet, a man tries to get a young couple to the altar.
George's partner in vaudeville quits their act, claiming that Betty has broken his heart. George then teams up with Charlie, a stranded trouper, and Irving becomes their manager. Later, in New York, the "Two Black Crows" star in their own revue and save money to build their own theater on Broadway. Betty comes to the theater with her lover, who poses as a cousin and induces George to hire her. He showers her with jewels and money. She tries to persuade George to invest in oil stock her lover is selling, and though their act is a success, Charlie fires Betty. When Charlie and Betty's lover quarrel, Charlie is injured.
This short film focuses on the USFDA''''s efforts to ensure drugs are properly tested before sold to the public.
This short film details how the U.S. government created the R.I.D. to locate foreign enemy radio broadcasts.
This short film follows the political career of president Theodore Roosevelt. Vitaphone Release 9666-9667.
This short film focuses on crimes revolving around pension scams.
This short film looks at the debate revolving around who should get credit for the "Tennessee Plan," which proved to be a vital action for the North in its push south during the American Civil War.
This short film focuses on charity fraud.
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