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Pregnant with a baby boy, director Danae Elon and her husband struggle to understand the controversial ritual of male circumcision.
A tabloid editor assigns a young reporter to solve a murder the editor committed himself.
A small-town girl finds love on the road to Broadway stardom.
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
Roger Bradley, son of a milk magnate, isn't allowed to work for his dad's company because of a lingering war trauma: in moments of stress he quacks like a duck. Desperate to escape from idleness, he gets a job with his father's arch-rival, sponsored by eccentric milkman Breezy Albright, and promptly falls in love with the boss's daughter. But his career as a milkman soon degenerates into slapstick.
The CIA sends playboy Mike Trent to Alaska with agent Vee Langley, posing as his "nurse," to investigate flying saucer sightings. At first, installed in a hunting lodge, the two play in the wilderness. But then they sight a saucer. Investigating, our heroes clash with an inept gang of Soviet spies, also after the saucer secret.
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
A woman seduces a District Attorney and pulls him into a web of theft and murder.
The hillbilly farmers win a contest and take off for New York City.
A crusading lawyer fights to save a juvenile delinquent charged with murder.
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
A war hero''''s amnesia keeps him from dealing with his criminal past.
A stranded carnival dancer takes on a corrupt political boss when she marries into small-town society.
A factory worker tries to cope when his daughter dates the boss's son.
A married woman's discovery of stolen money changes her character for the worse.
A man tries to save his fickle ex-wife from her criminal lover.
A doctor leaves his wealthy family to work in the slums.
An embittered veteran tracks down a POW camp informer.
A wealthy man hires a detective to investigate his wife's past. The detective (Franchot Tone) discovers that the wife had been a dancer and left her home town with an actor. The latter is killed before he can talk, but, with the help of a showgirl, the detective learns that the wife had used stolen papers from a girl friend to enter college after she had stolen $40,000 from the night club where she worked. The detective eventually learns that the husband had killed his wife when he discovered her past in order to avoid a scandal, and had hired the detective to try and frame him for the killing.
A movie star falls for a handsome naval officer during location shooting in Hawaii.
A harried, overworked advertising executive is being pursued romantically by one of his clients, a successful perfume magnate ... and his former fiancée. The latest client of the agency is a psychiatrist and author of a new book. When the executive goes over to discuss the ad campaign, the psychiatrist turns out to be a woman. But what does he really need? Romance? Or analysis?
A bellboy masquerades as a spy and lands behind enemy lines during the Civil War.
An heiress discovers her racehorse is the reincarnation of her rich uncle, back to win the Kentucky Derby.
A family man helps out people in need and ends up broke in the process.
A presidential candidate fights to keep his integrity and his wife during a grueling campaign.
A womanizing author of children's books borrows a son to woo his illustrator.
Psychiatrist Dr. Michael Madden (Tom Conway) is visited by a man, Steve "Creepy" Bolin (Hurd Hatfield), wearing a weird checkered coat, and when Madden learns that Creepy is subject to death-like trances and the fear of being buried alive, Madden concludes Creepy is obviously a psychopath (at least, until a real one comes along)with possible criminal tendencies. When leaving, Creepy tells Madden he is a friend of the doctor's no-good brother Fred (Marten Lamont),while also throwing a few sinister-and-leering glances in the direction of Madden's wife Betty (Noreen Nash.) Madden wastes no time in notifying the police to pick up Creepy, evidently on a general nuisance charge of looking like Dorian Gray. But Creepy is also sneaky and eludes the police and, when next seen, he and Fred are robbing the Anson Jewelry store across the street from Dr. Madden's office and he shoots and kills both the owner (John Hamilton) and his son (Fred Browne) in the process. Dr. Madden hears the shots and rushes over but is slugged by Creepy and he and no-good Fred carry off Madden in their get-away. The police show up and immediately tab Dr. Madden as the prime suspect based, evidently, on him having an office across the street.
A neurotic invalid accidentally overhears a phone conversation plotting her own murder.
A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. However, it is removed by mistake and solves a number of financial problems before it is returned.
A bumbling salesman gets mixed up in murder.
A newspaper publisher and his ace reporter try to solve the murder of a blackmailing stripper.
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
A teenage girl's crush on a playboy spells trouble, particularly when he falls for her older sister.
George McAllister (John Carroll), the black sheep of a wealthy family who has squandered his share of the family inheritance, and lives in constant jealousy, hatred and resentment of his half-brother Barry (Robert Paige), who has been supporting him. George gets his girl friend, Carlotta Duval (Vera Ralston), a job as Barry's nurse with the plan of eventually marrying him. She does, but instead of going ahead with the original plan or getting rid of Barry, inheriting his money and marrying George, she finds that she is really in love with Barry.
A baby photographer mistaken for a private eye ends up framed for murder.
Six-year-old Jenny (Natalie Wood) rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a plane wreck. A tag on the dog's neck states that it is en route to a medical laboratory where its blood will be used for spotted fever vaccine. Dr. Steven Webster (Dean Jagger) meets both Jenny and the dog and "adopts" them both. His fiancee Susan (Ruth Warrick) isn't too fond of either the girl or the dog. Webster wants to get a hospital for the town but he is suppressed by the town mayor (Jerome Cowan.) In the arguments that follow, Webster's lab is wrecked and ticks infected with spotted fever escape. The town is in a panic and all want to be vaccinated. Jenny is infected and is about to die.
A small boy's secret gifts help him pick racetrack winners.
A soldier takes the Army horse that saved his life back to the farm.
Dagwood falls foul of George M. Radcliffe even before he knows he's the new boss. After he manages to put a big deal in jeopardy he's in real trouble, and Blondie has the bright idea of having Radcliffe round for dinner. Maybe also inviting the feisty new schoolteacher to make up the foursome wasn't so bright though.
A runaway bride meets her match in a handsome fireman.
A tough veteran sets out to solve his war buddy's murder.
Two homeless men move into a mansion while its owners are wintering in the South.
Lawyer-superhero Lamont Cranston searches for a stolen statue that could solve an art dealer''''s murder.
A young girl tries to rehabilitate the famous collie after his return from combat service in World War II.
During a whirlwind two-day pass in New York, a sailor falls in love with an Englishwoman.
A timid soldier sends his buddy's picture to a romantic pen pal.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived.
Charles Stewart, the "Pilgrim" owner's playboy son, finds himself shanghaied on his father's ship commanded by cruel Captain Thompson. When scurvy breaks out he leads a mutiny and is slapped in irons. Floggings and torture abound.
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
An orphan girl melts the hearts of three crusty old men.
A U.S. agent recruits a German expatriate to infiltrate a Nazi spy ring in Brazil.
A showgirl working for an inventor battles crooks out to steal his ideas.
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.
Larry Brewster (Jess Barker), partner in the music publishing firm of Brewster and Crow, returns from a trip to find that his partner, J. C. Crow (Alan Mowbray) has hired Pat O'Rourke (Julie Bishop)as a song plugger. Larry doesn't approve of the plan and, in a bad mood, refuses to see composer Wilfred Potts (George Dolenz)who is offering a song for publication. Pat, in spite of Larry's objections, stays on the job. She has the firm promote an amateur song-writing contest, and the winner is a submission by Potts, but because he used the name of Wicks, the firm can't locate him and is facing prosecution on charges of using the mail to conduct a fraudulent contest.
Cornelia and Emily, at college in the early 1920s, have triangle trouble with their beaus. Their affairs become entangled with those of a chance-met, kindly bootlegger. Much of the humor derives from pre-Roaring Twenties naivity.
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
A woman suspected of murdering her doctor boyfriend has an identical twin sister. When both twins have an alibi for the night of the murder, a psychiatrist is called in to assist a detective in solving the case. Through a series of tests, he discovers which twin actually committed the crime and in the course of his investigation he falls in love with the normal twin.
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
A pregnant musician awaits her husband's return from World War II.
A pair of sailors on leave try to help a movie extra become a singing star.
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
On a trip to visit his parents, detective Nick Charles gets mixed up in a murder investigation.
A G.I. en route to Europe falls in love during a whirlwind two-day leave in New York City.
A pair of dimwits get jobs as servants to a boy king whose life is in danger.
A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society.
A man is accused of killing a waitress he had tried to seduce with his wife''''s money.
A World War II housing shortage inspires a widow to propose a marriage of convenience with an inventor.
WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline service, after his plane crashed in the South Pacific in late 1942.
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
A young man about to be married discovers the two aunts who raised him have been poisoning lonely old men.
A college boy has to cope with a pair of beautiful twins.
The oddly-assorted Hart cousins: revue singer Blossom, con man Harry, and machinist Chiquita (who gets radio through her teeth!), inherit southern plantation Magnolia Manor, which alas proves to be a "termite trap" and tax liability. Fortunately, Sgt. Rocky Fulton from a nearby army camp appears with a plan to convert the place to a hotel for army wives; but to pay bills until then, they decide to put on a show. Of course, romantic and military complications intervene...
Nazi agents pursue a German freedom-fighter and his family to Washington.
Baseball legend Lou Gehrig faces a crippling disease at the height of his success.
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
A mystery writer and his wife stumble on a murder in their new apartment.
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
A department store owner goes undercover as an employee to thwart union activists.
A circus manager turns a young farm boy into a star lion tamer.
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
An aspiring mystery writer stumbles on to a real murder.
Charming Andre Cassil woos physician Jane Alexander and the two impulsively get married. The honeymoon ends very quickly when Jane voices her progressive views on marriage which include the two having separate apartments. Andre then tries to make his wife jealous in order to lure her into his bedroom.
A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce.
A Broadway dancing team splits up when the male dancer is drafted.
Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil (Robert Paige) meets waitress Joyce King (Ellen Drew) at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris (John McGuire). Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens (Judith Barrett), has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon (Thomas E. Jackson), Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterwards and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin (John Miljan), assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post.Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.
During a drunken night out, an heiress marries a broken-down gambler.
A college professor turns songwriter and falls for his lyricist.
An irresponsible test pilot's wife and best friend try to get him to grow up.
A Canadian Mounted Policeman searches for the outlaws who robbed a freighter.
Racketeer Steve Recka (Akim Tamiroff), art patron and political power-maker, rules his town and Madame Lan Ying (Anna May Wong), his beautiful Oriental friend and hostess (read:mistress), with an iron hand. He meets Margaret Van Kase (Gail Patrick), a socialite not impressed by his power nor his wealth, having no money herself, and Steve makes frantic efforts to win her and turns away from the loyal Lin Yang. Margaret ignores him as she plans to wed Philip Easton (Harvey Stephens), a penniless bond salesman. The furious Recka, poses as a friend to Easton, while planning to ruin him. His henchmen kidnap Easton when he is carrying a large assignment of bonds, and he is branded as a runaway thief. The only doubters are Margaret and Police Inspector Brandon (Lloyd Nolan), who knows Recka's methods and suspects foul play. Easton is found in an abandoned house and arrested as the gangsters have taken the bonds and tipped the police where to find him. Recka offers to clear Easton if Margaret will become his bride and, while her hatred for Recka is intense, her love for Easton is greater and she consents. Recka, however, has reckoned without Lan Ying.
A madcap heiress upsets the staid existence of a straitlaced scientist.
Fed up with Hollywood, a movie star enrolls in a small-town college.
A fighter''''s hard-drinking father gets his son mixed up with the underworld.
Submarine officers Dorgan and Mason battle on land for the affections of dance-hall girl Carmen.
A man convinces his brother to bust him out of prison.
A convict's sister falls for the captain of the prison guards.
A compulsive liar, married to a scrupulously honest lawyer, confesses to a murder she didn''''t commit to help further his career.
A glamorous woman takes over a newspaper and clashes with the editor.
Andy Hardy and his sister find romance during a family vacation in Catalina.
A hockey star goes blind and has to fight for a new life.
War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline. Dizzy is fooling with one of the younger pilot's girl-friend and due to this, he changes flights with Texas. Texas' plane crashes attempting to land on their airfield under extremly bad weather circumstances, he is killed in this accident. Dizzy feels guilty for his friend's death and takes the next flight under even worse circumstances, testing a new anti-ice device on the plane.
Perry Mason looks into a trio of murders heralded by the shriek of a cat.
A cop goes undercover to crack an influential crime ring.
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.
A government agent poses as a newspaperman to get the goods on a mobster.
A gambler''''s assistant helps the boss''''s daughter fight off a crooked lawyer.
A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
Boyhood friends grow up on opposite sides of the law.
A rookie pitcher tries to stop someone from killing the St. Louis Cardinals.
A gold-digging chorus girl tries to keep her virtue while searching for a rich husband.
A criminal lawyer's wife faces blackmail when she has an affair.
A big-time gambler picks up a young girl as security on an IOU.
A gold digger tries to get ahead by marrying a succession of ill-fated racketeers.
A taxi dancer tries to pick up the pieces when her marriage to a millionaire playboy collapses.
A boxing champion falls for a gangster''''s moll.
Chorus girls travel to Cuba in search of rich husbands.
A lovesick fool bumbles into espionage and finds a stolen plane.
A hard-boiled babe and a con man wear down each other's rough edges.
Music (feature film)
When his best friend''''s father dies, a Native funds their trip to deal with the remains.
Film Production - Main (special)
Drama special set during the waning days of World War I. A shell-shocked soldier suffering from amnesia is found wandering on a battlefield. In the hospital, his relationship with nurse Sophia Carey turns into something deeper.
Animated retelling of the children's classic about a spunky young boy, Peter, and his struggle to outwit a mighty wolf.
In this short film, a criminal idolizes the life of a famous gangster... unaware that his hero met a tragic end.
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