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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 19, 1962|
|Born:||November 9, 1889||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Australia||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause havoc no matter what he does.
A good-hearted gangster turns an old apple seller into a society matron so she can impress her daughter.
A compilation of funny moments from the top comedians of the silent era.
A cheating husband convinces his wife his flirtations are actually spy missions.
(Dra ''60,BW). Christopher Knight, Frank Gorshin, Venetia Stevenson, Carolyn Craig, Jack Nicholson, Dick Foran. A young man attempts to break away from his ghetto existence in this adaptation of the controversial James T. Farrell novel about Chicago''s South Side district during the 1920s. Scripted and produced by Philip Yordan. Jack Nicholson stands out as one of Studs'' cronies.
Chameleon-like actor Lon Chaney becomes a star while coping with his first wife's insanity.
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
A wrongly convicted man takes a young woman hostage while fighting to clear his name.
A broken-down comic sacrifices everything to give a young dancer a shot at the big time.
A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
A broken-down sports agent tries to use a promising jockey as his ticket back to the top.
When an FBI agent goes undercover in the Communist Party, his wife and friends question his patriotism.
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
A parson uses six-guns and the Bible to bring peace to a Tennessee town.
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
A war hero''''s amnesia keeps him from dealing with his criminal past.
The only Gene Autry film where the leading lady, Barbara Britton, is equally billed above the title as the co-star, thereby knocking his horse Champion out of the honors, if one chooses to overlook the 1941 novelty from 20th Century-Fox that had Jane Withers and Gene Autry above the title in that order. This Autry entry has Larry Evans (Russell Arms), whose gun had been used to kill rancher Ed Norton (Stanley Blystone) in a poker game, escaping a lynching party headed by ranchers Dave Randall (Jack Holt) and Bill Otis (Fred Kohler, Jr.) Norton's friend Gene Autry (Gene Autry), investigating on his own, discovers that Larry's gun had been put in the poker pot with the chips, after Larry had lost all of his money, and anyone could have used it when the lights went out. He finds Larry and his sister Mary Evans (Barbara Britton) in a hideaway, and sends Mary back to town and hides Larry in the cabin of miner Jim Hedge (Clem Bevans). Finding out that Randall and Don Mason (Robert Shayne) have tried to buy the Evans ranch, Gene decides to take a look at it. Hedge shows up and says he can't figure out what could be on the ranch that would be worth committing murder for. The needle on Hedge's compass begins to spin madly but before Gene can question the miner, Sheriff Cramer (Chill Wills) arrives and arrests Larry. Gene persuades Cramer to gather all the players in the murder-game together to re-enact the crime, with Gene taking Norton's chair and with Larry's gun on the table. Gene tells the assembled players he knows who killed Norton and why, and the lights go out and a shot is fired at Gene. The latter, who didn't ride into town on a turnip truck, has filled Larry's gun with blanks and covered the handle with graphite.
Two talent scouts for a New York-based country music TV show called "Square Dance Jubilee" are sent out West to get authentic western singing acts. They find what they're looking for, but also get mixed up in cattle rustling and murder.
Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens to be in the way. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
Rancher Terry Dugan (James Horne) returns to Brentwood, ans is met by his sweetheart Helen Frazer (Mildred Coles) and Cahoose (Raymond Hatton.) Unknown to Helen, her dad, town banker Bob Frazer (Ted Adams) is being blackmailed by Frank Gilmore (Pierce Lyden) into revealing routes of stages carrying payrolls. Johnny Mack (Johnny Mack Brown), working for the State Protective League, fools the outlaws by filling a paybox with old newspapers and foils two attacks on him and Cahoose. Johnny is suspicious of Frazer, but the latter admits nothing. Gilmore's henchmen Pacos (Carol Henry) is jailed by Johnny after he is caught attacking a freighter. Gilmore forces Frazer to sneak a gun to Pacos. Johnny prevents Frazer from shooting Gilmore from ambush and Frazer reveals that he had once been a partner of Gilmore, and the latter had embezzled money from a client, for which Frazer was blamed and jailed. Helen, unaware of his past, overhears his confession and forgives him. As a ruse, Frazer is jailed, and gets Gilmore to go to the bank for a phony confession note.
A town supports the memory of an aspiring actress who dies before her first film premieres.
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
A femme fatale lures an unemployed man into helping her with a criminal scheme.
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
A rancher enlists two vagrants to help him hunt for gold.
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 couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
Michael Linnett Connors takes Molly Adair from Broadway understudy to 1913 Hollywood star. Although she is in love with him, she marries her co-star reckoning wrongly Connors thinks of her only in terms of movies. He fires her in pique, apparently terminally damaging his career.
It's time for the big rodeo and it's Bob of the Allen ranch against Luke Williams of the Barns ranch. With Bob leading after the first day, Sands and Trigger kidnap him to keep him from winning.
Regan is passing off counterfeit money at rodeos betting on his man Denby. When Tex appears and wins all the events, Regan has him accused of murder. As Tex looks for the counterfeiters, his pals Stubby and Pee Wee keep the Sheriff off his trail.
Tex returns to Santa Fe to find his Mother murdered. Foster runs the town and all crimes committed by his gang are blamed on Rogel and his men. He makes Tex Marshal but this backfires when Tex enlists Rogel and his men and goes after Foster who he now knows is responsible for his Mother's death.
Tex and his sidekicks arrive to help out his friend Jeffers, a railroad owner, only to find that he has been killed. They quickly run into trouble with an outlaw gang in their attempt to find the mysterious ghost train that supposedly runs on Jeffer's line.
Frank Sandino (Noel Madison), a suave, smooth confidence man, and his henchies are about to be run out of town on a fake real estate scheme, but his oratory skills soon has the town rubes in a buying frenzy. Sandino and Roland Adams (Harry Holman), portly and trusty-looking front man for Sandino, form an Avenging Angels league to rid America of foreigners, and plan to make a fortune selling robes to the members. Sandino decides to adopt the name of Sands for this escapade. They return to a town in which Adams was once the mayor, and find that Adams' daughter, Wynne (Norma Trelvar), is busy entertaining a host of friends at a party she is giving for her fiancee District Attorney Bob Sherman (Arthur Singley.) Once installed in the town, with the aid of the trusted Adams, Sands soon has gathered a flock of potential members for the Avenging Angels. He initiates them by forcing them to kneel while he holds a revolver at their head and forces them to take the oath that carries death as the punishment for breaking it. He and Adams then sell them hoods, cloaks and revolvers at fabulously high prices. It is soon easy for Sands/Sandino to turn the hatred among the members against the city's foreign elements. The town citizens, foreign-born excepted, are easily swayed by Sands, with the exception of Sherman and newspaper editor Harry Warren (Allan Cavan.) With the money rolling in, Sands opens chapters in other parts of the state, and when Adams voices his resentment at Sands' courting of his daughter, who has split from Sherman, Sands caters to the old man's ambitions and has him elected governor of the state. Sherman, after the Avenging Angels strike at the aviation plant because of the many foreigners it employs, Sherman urges Warren to start a campaign to expose Sands. Sands sends some of his henchmen, led by Dave Burtis (Roger Williams), after the crusading newsman and he is whipped to death. Sherman redoubles his efforts and even Adams is offended by the flogging death of Warren, and other acts of bloodshed by the clansman. Sherman has Burtis arrested but Sands soon has him freed for lack of evidence. Burtis comes home and discovers his wife, Toots (Dorothy Kildare), has been accidently shot while resisting Sands' advances. Sands feels obligated by the threat that Burtis now holds over him, and determines to get rid of him. When Adams threatens to veto a relief bill, because the veto will add a half-million dollars to the coffers of the Sands' group, the citizens gather outside the governor's mansion and yell for him to explain the veto.
Tex is after the gang that robbed a train of a gold shipment. He suspects Dorman is the culprit and is hiding their gold at his mine. When Stubby sees Dorman's henchman Stark cash in some gold nuggets, Tex tricks Dorman into moving the gold. He hopes to round them up with the help of the posse and the local Boy Scout Troop.
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English heiress who ran away from home and is now being returned to England. He also discovers that his boss is on the ship. To avoid discovery, he disguises himself as the gangster accomplice of a minister, who is actually a gangster on the run from the law.
A European nobleman falls for a ballerina.
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.
An abused wife flees her husband and finds love, but at a price.
Two nitwits are mistaken for the king''''s physicians in medieval England.
A night-club singer on the lam becomes a farmer's mail-order bride.
A grocery clerk goes to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune.
In this silent film, Harold Lloyd cleans up the town in this western parody, one of his best one-reel comedies.
In this silent film, a young man asks his girlfriend's father for permission to marry her.
In this silent film, a young playwright spends his last cent to pay the rent for a struggling actress.
In this silent film, a young burglar tries to save an heiress from kidnappers.
Luke is a pickpocket, hiding out from the cops in a dive in the slum part of town. He later winds up in a boxing match which again brings the law on his tail.
Luke, a mechanic, stands in for a famous violinist. At first, his bad manners and rough behavior are accepted as the eccentricities of genius. Then matters get out of hand.
Luke, stranded on a desert island, becomes chief of the natives. When he pursues the affections of a pretty white girl, he runs afoul of her sweetheart and has to swim back home.
When a doctor is forced, because of a lack of patients, to dismiss his pretty nurse, Luke comes to the rescue and uses his flivver to supply a ready supply of accident cases.
Luke and friends are crowded into his two-seater, out for a ride in the country. Hayhem ensues when his party of fifteen encounters some 'fashionable folk.'
Luke, a street tramp, is taken to a dance contest by a pretty millionairess, but when he is ejected, he returns with a gun and wreaks havoc.
In this short film, a high school dropout finds that leading a life of crime is not all he thought it would be.
This short film promotes the U.S. war effort at home in a small town.
This short film takes a look at the daily routines of circus acrobats during the off season.
Two vagrants try to repay the kindly old lady who helped them in this comedic short.
In this silent short film, a young adventurer trades places with a European prince and falls in love above his station.
A bookkeeper escapes the office to enjoy the spring weather in this short silent comedy.
A bumbling U.S. soldier attempts to aid a put-upon Russian woman in this silent short comedy.
A man gets chased into an ongoing marathon in this silent short comedy.
Harold Lloyd suffers through a wedding and a lousy honeymoon in this silent short comedy.
A stage hand falls in love with the leading lady of a visiting theatrical troupe in this silent short comedy.
In this silent short film, Harold Lloyd and his girlfriend escape her father... and land into a dance hall run by crooks.
A young man goes out to eat breakfast with his friend, and encounters a restaurant "regular" with a pistol that threatens to eat everyone''''s bacon in this silent short comedy.
After a wild bachelor party, a boy finds himself aboard a sailing vessel where he encounters numerous adventures in this short film.
Suburban neighbors join together to build a garden shed, but end up demolishing their garden in this short silent comedy.
A man is mistaken for an escaped initiate of a kooky fraternal order in this silent short comedy.
A rare Harold Lloyd short film in which Lloyd literally demolishes a department store in helping the unlucky customers.
A rare Harold Lloyd comedic short.
An innocent man gets mixed up with a perverted photographer in this silent short comedy.
Comedian Harold Lloyd gets mixed up with an escaped convict in this silent short film.
A wealthy father attempts to set up his daughter with a suitable match in this silent short comedy.
In this silent short, a boy saves a man from drowning, only to discover that it is the wrong man.
After finding a note in a floating bottle, a young man sets off to rescue the heroine from a tribe of cannibals in this silent short film.
The adventures of twin brothers on their boat De Kameleon.
This short silent comedy focuses on a police officer who gets involved in a crap game.
In order to claim his inheritance, a man must first come up with a wife and child in this silent short comedy.
While delivering a message, a messenger finds himself in a girl''''s seminary in this silent short comedy.
A detective is after a gang of crooks who are robbing party guests of their jewels in this silent short film.
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