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A middle-aged man is left to tend house while his wife is accepted by the Air Force training program and becomes a Lieutenant.
Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
The entire Nelson family become embroiled in confusion by the misunderstandings caused when Ozzie invites the attractive grown-up sister of a school chum to stay with the family during a centennial celebration in the community of Hillsdale. Meanwhile, Harriet unknowingly duplicates Ozzie's hospitali
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
A salesman picks up a hitchhiker who turns out to be a killer on the run.
Another in the excellent Hope and Crosby 'Road To' series. Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them over to the ship's captain. When they find out that she has been hypnotised, to go through a marriage of convenience, when the ship reaches Rio, the boys turn up at the ceremony, in order to stop the wedding, and to help catch the crooks.
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.
A female psychiatrist who's sworn off love falls for a handsome veteran.
Made at the time when the National Barn Dance program, on radio station WLS (for World's Largest Store and owned by Sears & Roebuck) in Chicago, was as big on a national scale listening audience as "The Grand Ole Opry" out of Nashville. The film highlights the leading acts then performing on the program; comedian Pat Buttram, announcer Joe Kelly (before his Quiz Kids stint), Lulubelle & Scotty (Scott Wiseman and wife Myrtle), the Dinning Sisters trio, Arkie the Arkansas Wood Chooper (Luther W. Osenbrink) and the Hoosier Hot Shots quartet, whose musical abilities and creativity were vastly underrated. The piffle of a story begins in the early days of radio (Calvin Cooledge was President) but otherwise seems to take place in 1944, which made things easier on the Art and Set directors. Agent John Berke (Charles Quigley) thinks advertising executive Mitcham (Robert Benchley) wants to put together a program of hillbilly performers---a term used until later years when Nashville went uptown and changed it to Country & Western---and hies himself down to a country town where Lulubelle (Myrtle Wiseman) & Scotty (Scott Wiseman) hold a barn dance in their barn every Saturday night featuring themselves and their farm hands, although it is not quite clear just what chores the Dinning Sisters perform. He signs all hands to a contract, brings them to Chicago and learns that Mitcham has no intentions of putting together such a program to be sponsored by the Garvey Soup Company owned by the Garveys (Charles Dingle and Mabel Paige). A bit of plot contrivance---a small bit--- changes all of that, and the National Barn Dance is born.
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
A detective investigates an actress's murder in a train car.
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
A mad scientist trains killer bats to respond to a special scent.
A young millionaire gets hiccups whenever he kisses a pretty woman.
The story of Clem Waters, a midwestern lawyer who has a dream of becoming governor someday.
The romantic misadventures of newlyweds Tom and Jerry Macy. In the pilot episode, a kindly parish priest attempts to bring Tom and Jerry together after a dispute puts them at odds.
To a young idealist like New York City's Deputy Mayor Kevin Calhoun life is either black or white, but to a veteran politician like Mayor John Pappas the game is played in various shades of gray. Together, they are a formidable team that deftly handles the daily crossfire of crime, poverty and urban
Duck season is open and Daffy is running scared. While taking a shower, Daffy is grabbed by both Elmer Fudd and a hungry fox. The two fight over who gets Daffy.
Elmer Fudd tries to silence a singing Sylvester because Fudd wants sleep.
A tired businessman goes to Elmer''s hotel for some peace and quiet. The only problem is that Daffy is a bellman who doesn''t know how to be quiet. Every time the businessman is disturbed he hits Elmer, which turns out to be a lot.
Elmer Fudd, the mad scientist, tries to test out some new beast-transforming potions on Bugs and then on himself. When Fudd leaves to eat grass, a bear enters his lab with Elmer''s hat on and Bugs thinks Fudd''s turned into a bear!
In a fit, Elmer Fudd rips up his contract and decides to no longer chase rabbits. Elmer falls asleep and Bugs enters his dreams in an attempt to convince him to resurrect their contract.
In this comedic short, a man desiring to join the Grouch Club describes the terrible experience of trying to check out a book from a public library. Vitaphone Release B168.
In this short film, a service station owner falls in love with a widowed woman with a son who runs the lunch counter next door.
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