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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 26, 1977|
|Born:||December 5, 1916||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Baltimore, Maryland, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Despite police warnings, an engineer takes on a teen gang.
A young woman is wrongly implicated in a crime and sent to prison for five years.
Omar Khayyam was one of the greatest Persian poets. He was also a brilliant mathematician. Though his quatrains were written in the 11th century, they are still popular the world over. The details of his life are unknown, so this movie invents a biography for him and includes in it his real achievements - the invention of a new calendar and the penning of those epigrammatic poems. This film has him romancing a sultan's bride and foiling the assassin sect's plot to kill the sultan's son.
Patrick Martin (Joseph Cotten), known as P.M., is a wealthy attorney and rancher big-man-in-town in the border town of Nogales, Arizona. He returns home to find his brother Donald (Van Johnson)hiding in his garage. A former drunkard, Donald had been sent to the penitentiary five years previously for killing a man in a barroom brawl. It was in self-defense but P.M. hadn't defended his brother and he was convicted. Donald has escaped and wants his brother to help him across the Santa Cruz River into the Mexico-side Nogales, where his wife (Shirley Patterson as Shawn Smith)and children (Kim Charney and Sandy Deschler) are in dire straits. The straits get even dier when P.M. tells him the river is flooded and it will be days before anyone can cross. And P.M. is all a'twitter because his wife Nora (Ruth Roman), whom he married after Donald had gone to prison, doesn't know about his jail-bird brother. He introduces Donald to Nora and the rest of his Cadillac Cowboy and ranch society friends as an old friend, and is kept busy trying to make sure old Donald doesn't find anything harder that ginger ale to drink. Donald gets a telephone call telling him that his family has gone from dire straits to destitution and when P.M. won't get some money to them through his contacts in the Mexico side of Nogales, Donald knocks him down and grabs a couple of bottles of whiskey and dashes out of the house into the rain.
Crooks trigger a series of crises when they try to rob a small town bank.
An idealistic teacher confronts the realities of juvenile delinquency.
Michael Lanyard, alias the Lone Wolf and his man Friday, Jamison (Eric Blore), pick up Eve Andrews (Marguerite Chapman), when her car is wrecked. At her place, they discover the body of wealthy playboy Harry Cooper (Gerald Mohr) and are arrested. Inspector Crane (Thurston Hall), who doesn't believe the Lone Wolf has reformed, discovers jewels are missing. Lanyard and Jamison escape. Lanyard learns Cooper was blackmailing Eve, Sonia Budenney (Tala Birell), wife of a famous physician, and Jane Merrick (Mona Barrie), famous actress. He is spotted by gossip columnist Sidney Shaw (Warren Ashe), who agrees not to turn him in if he can tag along. Lanyard learns that Cooper planned to meet a woman at the airport. Hurrying there, he spots the girl and has Jamison trail her. Later, as he is questioning the girl, Patricia (Margaret Hayes), she is shot and wounded. After being turned in twice by Shaw and escaping , despite his promise not to do so, Lanyard and Jamison return again to Patricia's apartment where he learns that she is Shaw's wife.
An unemployed reporter tracks down a Nazi spy ring to get his job back.
A female executive hires a male secretary.
A radio reporter sets out to track down and expose Nazi agents.
A hired gun and his gangster boss fall out over a woman.
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
Some dastardly criminals have stolen some top secret plans and tattoo them on the back of a woman so she can sell them to the highest bidder in Lisbon. This woman plans to take the place of a 'Sidney Royce', a legitimate traveler going to Lisbon as a reporter. Crossed signals allows the real Sidney to reach Portugal first, where she is pursued by those trying to obtain the plans and US government agents trying to prevent the sale.
A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence.
The story revoles around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner (Nils Asther), who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane (Ellen Drew), his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle (Robert Preston), a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name.
A bumbling young politician gets caught between grifters and a senator investigating corruption.
A neglected housewife falls in love with a handsome attorney.
Joe Weller has instigated a conflict over water rights between two ranchers. The idea is to have the ranchers do each other in then move in and take over. Hoppy and the good guys won't let this happen.
An embezzler''''s wife begs his boss for forgiveness, only to fall in love with him.
A country bumpkin tries to save his millionaire pal from a gold-digging singer.
A defense lawyer sets out to topple a powerful gangster.
A veteran lady captain fights off competition.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
A live and taped drama that tells of the love of a circus magician for a beautiful lion tamer and his efforts to help her escape a disastrous prediction foretold by a crystal ball. (The title refers to an ancient legend that if a man is frightened on the street by a woman he believes to be dead, he
The first of two pilot films for "77 Sunset Strip" (see also "Girl on the Run"). The exploits of Stuart Bailey, a private detective operating out of California. In the pilot episode, Bailey is hired to secretly bodyguard a yachtsman on a pleasure cruise to Havana.
The overall title for three one-act plays by Noel Coward. The first story, "Red Peppers," relates incidents in the life of Lily Pepper, a petulant, caustic-tongued housewife. In the second story, "Still Life," Laura Jesson, a respected English housewife, faces a crisis when she finds herself in lov
This short pilot to a TV sitcom focuses on an eerie-looking talking dog that befriends a boy.
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