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|Also Known As:||Died:||May 10, 1968|
|Born:||October 4, 1929||Cause of Death:||presumed suicide|
|Birth Place:||Oakland, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A Western doctor stands between Natives and a ruthless oil baron.
Real-life prizefighter Barney Ross fights drug addiction to get back into the ring.
The Norton family is in a turmoil due to faultfinding grandma Louisa. Strongly urged to find outside interests, Louisa starts dating grocer Hammond; their necking among the teenagers shocks the latter (!), and Louisa's architect son Hal isn't too thrilled either. So what's to do when Hal's boss Mr. Burnside becomes a rival for Louisa's favors?
Mother-and-daughter singers compete for the same role and the same man.
Friends and family try to tame an unruly student at the turn of the century.
American soldiers in France fight to survive a Nazi siege just before the Battle of the Bulge.
A teenager thinks her father is involved with a fiery Latin singer.
Jeff Carter has put an end to the town's delinquency with a boys' club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve (one of Marilyn's first bit parts) works. When Jeff tries to stop a robbery planned by Danny, he is killed and Danny goes on trial.
The singer and star of the first "talkie" risks it all to become a star.
A sheltered girl uses music as a means of winning her independence.
A widow generates small-town gossip when she falls in love too soon after her husband's death.
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.
New York teenager gets involved in everyone's lives by playing cupid. She turns the household upsidedown and gets her dad fired by fixing up her uncle with the boss's daughter.
Dr. Hohner (Karloff), theatre physician at the Vienna Royal Theatre, murders his mistress, the star soprano when his jealousy drives him to the point of mad obsession. Ten years later, another young singer (Foster) reminds Hohner of the late diva, and his old mania kicks in. Hohner wants to prevent her from singing for anyone but him, even if it means silencing her forever. The singer's fiancée (Bey) rushes to save her in the film's climax.
Ali Baba, son of the Kalif of Bagdad is brought up by the 40 Thieves after his father is killed by the soldiers of Hugalu Khan, who received the necessary information by traitor Cassim. Ali becomes the leader of the thieves and they are fighting for the freedom of his land. Per chance Ali captures the fiancée of Hugalu Khan, who turns out to be his girl friend Amara. After a few misunderstandings Ali uses her wedding day with Hugalu Khan as the day for the liberation of Bagdad.
An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.
Russian children out in the fields gathering grain find themselves in the path of the invading German army making its way to Stalingrad, a target city of their onslaught. The four youths, Kolya, Grisha, Pavel, and the girl, Nadya, realize the German army, is attacking so they set fire to the grain field's harvest. Returning to their village the children find Tommy, a hurt English consulate's son fleeing the city with his parents who perished in the attempt. They stretcher him to their village for recovery. Still alive in the rubble of the village is a young child Yuri whom the group takes in also. Kolya, the oldest assumes leadership and skirmishes to find food for the group, living in a village cellar. He discovers a German tank encampment and sabotages a tank. A Nazi Major commander sends men to scout the village who are met by resistance from the children using found weapons. The Major believes a large guerilla force is present and halts his advance to neutralize it. The Nazi soldiers capture Grisha who feigns dim wittedness. The Major believing the boy harmless, lets him go, thinking he will lead him to the Russian resistance forces. But Grisha leads the Major into a trap where the children overpower him and take him to their village refuge for questioning. The Germans, searching for their commander come upon the village and in the shooting kill all the children save Tommy who while in their midst explodes a grenade destroying himself, and the Germans around him. A German General later views the scene with much consternation and bewilderment. The surviving child patriots Kolya and Pavel are subsequently lauded by the defending Russian forces for having delayed the Nazis attacking the city long enough to allow Soviet forces time to mount their defenses against the attack on Stalingrad.
Teenage autograph seekers cause trouble at MGM.
A 4F military school teacher's lie about being accepted for active duty causes problems on the home front.
A conservative southern patriarch tries to cope with changing times.
Carrie (Diana Barrymore), ambitious young actress and her manager Mike Kilinsky (Andy Devine), travel east from Chicago to Long Island so Carrie can see the new mansion that her mother Chris (Kay Francis) has just purchased. Chris is not there when Carrie arrives by Gallagher (Ethel Griffies), the family major domo, tells Carrie that Chris is in love with the very rich Steve (John Boles.) Chris confesses to Carrie that she has lied about her age to Steve, claiming to be 31, and that the photograph of Carrie is Carrie's (non-existent) Aunt Sadie and Carrie is only twelve. Carrie insists that her mother keep up the masquerade, and she will pose as a 12-year-old. Steve arrives and brings with him his friend Jimmy Blake (Robert Cummings). More than a little confusion follows including Carrie starting a fight with another "kid" to keep Jimmy from keeping a date with his fiancee and Mike escorting Chris and the "under-age" Carrie to a night club, and other incidents that only tend to prove that Steve and Jimmy aren't the brightest bulbs shining. Diana Barrymore is better as the 12-year-old than she is later playing Joan of Arc in a Detroit theatre, where the light finally dawns on the perplexed Robert Cummings character.
Small town scandals inspire an idealistic young man to take up psychiatry.
A disgraced ball player turns a Brooklyn team into champions.
A banker's son gets into a variety of comic scrapes in an effort to catch his father's attention.
A young South Seas native boy is sent to the U.S. for his education, returns to his island after his father dies to try to stop a revolution.
A father''''s blind devotion turns his son into a lying cad.
A shipwrecked woman is rescued just in time for her husband's re-marriage.
A Brooklyn showgirl helps a poor family strike it rich.
A woodchopper''''s children go off in search of the bluebird of happiness.
When a gangster takes him hostage, a psychiatrist psychoanalyzes the criminal.
True story of "Wrong Way" Corrigan, who set out to cross the U.S. and ended up in Ireland.
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.
Near-tragic misunderstandings threaten a shipboard romance.
Bank officials set out to rob their own bank.
Lavish biography of the French queen who "let them eat cake."
Two children try to find a new husband for their widowed mother.
An old bandit reforms when he meets his long-lost son.
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he finds the same old setup, including slave trade.
A silent Western star has trouble adjusting to the coming of sound.
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
An Australian opera singer hires a husband so she can work in the U.S.
An orphan runs off to a life of adventure, then returns to France in search of the girl he left behind.
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
A ne''''er-do-well discovers a fortune but can''''t spend it.
The reward in a kidnapping case attracts a variety of desperate characters.
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
A composer sets the stage for discord when he pushes his wife into a singing career.
Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester (Walter Connolly, character actor who was first-billed in six films in the mid-1930s), is deeply in love with his wife Margaret (Doris Kenyon)and dreams of the future when his son Jack (played in age order by Scotty Beckett, Macon Jones and Robert Young) will step into his shoes. He sails to England to produce a show but the ship strikes a derelict wreckage and is sinking rapidly. In the ensuing wild panic, Forrester saves many lives, until finally, panic stricken by sudden fear, he dons a woman's clothes and is among the rescued. On the coast of Newfouldland, the villagers, not aware of his true identity, curse him but he is befriended by Alec (Hobart Bosworth)who helps him conceal his identity. With a planned story of his survival, he returns to New York but cannot face his family or friends after he sees the plaque to his heroism on his New York theatre. Deciding to remain thought of as dead, he becomes a derelict himself, surviving on odd jobs as he watches from afar his now-grown son (Robert Young)begin his career as a producer. The son meets with failure and Forrester, claiming to be an old friend of his father, goes to him and renders assistance as Jack works on a new play. It is a success and Jack brings his mother to meet his mentor. She recognizes him as her husband and, after Jack has left the room, the two of them decide they still have happiness ahead of them, without Jack having to know the truth.
This short film focuses on how Clara Barton helped found the American Red Cross. Vitaphone Release 9889-9890.
In this short, a snooty cousin instantly gets on the bad side of a childhood gang of friends.
In this comedic short, a gang of children attempt to round up stray dogs... but are soon accused of dognapping.
In this short film, a young monarch invites a traveling rodeo show to perform at his palace. Vitaphone Release 9539-9540.
This short film explores the possibility that Louis XVII escaped death during the French Revolution.
A gang of children go after pirate treasure they believe is hidden in a cave in this short film.
A gang of children attempt a camping trip in this comedic short film.
A gang of children attend a radio station amateur show in this short film.
Misc. Crew (short)
In this short film, a group of tourists are given a studio tour of several locations of famous movie musicals.
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