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Cast (feature film)
The members of a song-and-dance duo promise the lead in their next show to two different women.
Teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political machine. Unknown to Miriam, said machine nominates her father, Judge Wilkins. As support grows for Bill, the presence of rival candidates under one roof poses problems, especially for Ruth, wife to Bill and daughter of the judge.
Traveling Salesman Virgil Smith wants to sell his Grammophones in pre-WWI Austria. To enhance this, he especially wants to sell one to Emperor Franz Joseph, but at first the Austrian palace guards think he is carrying a bomb. He meets the Countess Johanna von Stolzenberg-Stolzenberg and after the usual misunderstandings, falls in love with her, this is especially assisted by his dog Buttons. But the relation between a Countess and an ordinary U.S. citizen cannot work in Austria, that is the Emperor's opinion. Is he wrong?
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
Editing (feature film)
A smuggled toucan escapes from New York customs and infects every downtrodden person in the city with a virus that causes them to be happy and generous.
A man dreams of the perfect robbery but can't seem to pull it off.
An American businessman visiting Lisbon gets mistaken for a British secret agent who stole some diamonds. As a result, he has everybody in Lisbon after him.
An aging heiress struggles to hold on to the kept man she loves.
A World War II Army psychiatrist tries to help his battle-shocked patients.
A millionairess forces her lawyer to find suitable husbands for her three daughters who stand to inherit a fortune.
Eric Erickson, a Swedish oil trader, agrees to spy for the allies against the Nazis. His friends all turn away from him as the image of the collaborator colors all of his business and personal dealings. The action increases as he needs to escape before he is found out.
Playboy Fred Astaire returns home to attend his daughter''s wedding and falls in love all over again with his ex-wife, Lilli Palmer.
A musician newly arrived in New York takes in a taxi dancer.
Russ Ward, after 30 years of producing Broadway plays, is ready to quit. His secretary, Ellie Brown, on being given notice, tells him she loves him. Russ proceeds to turn this into a hit play starring Ellie and romance her in a May-December affair.
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
A third-rate magician tours Japan with the USO.
A small-town repairman takes in his childhood sweetheart''''s triplets and is mistaken for their father.
Two brothers and the wife of one, seething about the pillaging by a ruthless and greddy provisional government, become involved in conflict.
An experienced bounty hunter helps a young sheriff learn the meaning of his badge.
A corpse creates a world of trouble for several passersby who each believe they may have caused the death.
Two jet pilots forge a lasting friendship while fighting the Korean War.
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.
In 1787 prisoners from London's Newgate Gaol are to be shipped to New South Wales. Hugh Tallant is an American medical student whom, we learn at sea, was falsely imprisoned. Because of his attempt to escape, evil Captain Gilbert decides to return him to England on charges of mutiny. Events, including arrival of plague, keep Tallant busy in New South Wales.
A war correspondent who was stationed in Paris during WW II married a French girl who was murdered by the Nazis. After the war he returns to to try to find his son, whom he lost during a bombing raid but has been told is living in an orphanage in Paris.
A quirky relationship unfolds between an immigrant and an all-American folk music fan.
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
A gunman tries to pass himself off as a wealthy ranchers long lost son.
Based on James Barrie's play "Alice Sit-By-The-Fire". In turn-of-the-century New York, a young girl who believes she's learned "the seamy side of life" from a risque play takes it upon herself to rescue her estranged mother from what appears to be a steamy love affair.
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.
Webb Carey returns to Orta, near Milan, to find out who betrayed his World War II O.S.S. team and caused the death of several villagers. His old love Julie, whom he thought dead at the hands of the Nazis, is alive and married to the Barone.
An English POW tries to hide from the Nazis by posing as a gypsy.
A WAC officer returns from the war to find her husband wants a divorce.
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
A British noblewoman flees the life of the court to run off with a French pirate.
A sophisticated reporter hires the construction worker she accidentally got fired.
A businessman bets he can tell the truth for 24 hours.
A lady con artist scams two out-of-work entertainers into financing a safari.
Trainer Pop Hardy thinks his heavyweight boxer 'King' Cole could be champ...some day; he wants to sell a half interest in Cole to his rich friend Wayne. Wayne's daughter Eleanor is disdainful, but brash Cole manages to get under her skin. Can a society dame and a mug find happiness together? And can she wait for his slow rise to fame?
A struggling novelist living well beyond his means refuses the financial support of his wife.
A brother act is broken up by one sibling''''s devotion to gambling.
An ad man gets his model girlfriend to pose as a debutante for a new campaign.
A radio star''''s efforts to save his station get him mixed up with con men, enemy agents and a beautiful countess.
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