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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 4, 1960|
|Born:||July 11, 1889||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Ferris, California, USA||Profession:||Director ...|
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Director (feature film)
An egotistical television comic falls for a pretty salesgirl and tries to make her a star.
The beloved entertainer rises to stardom from humble beginnings in the slums.
A dress plays a key role in the lives of each of the women who wear it.
Five people are sitting in a New York bar with a mysterious Mr. Ohman, when they hear the news that the godless Communists are invading the good ol' U.S. of A. The five rush off to various sections of the country to do their part to stop the invasion, when an A-bomb crashes down upon Manhattan.
Jackie Robinson plays himself in this true story of the man who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier.
Ring Hassard and father Jeff, wild horse breakers, live in a hidden mountain eyrie because Jeff is wanted for a murder he didn't commit. But things change when they take in a lost young lady, Riley Martin, who finds that Ring has "never seen a woman close up." Jeff is injured, Ring runs afoul of horse thieves and the law, and Riley (who turns out to be a lawyer) labors to clear the Hassards; but others would prefer them dead.
An insurance investigator smells something wrong when he looks into a small-town suicide.
After a big bank job, a bandit tries to avoid the posse on his trail.
Two bandleaders rise to the top then split up the act over sibling rivalry.
The singer and star of the first "talkie" risks it all to become a star.
Howard Young (Alfred Drake) is a coast guardsman who has been on shore duty for three years despite his efforts to be sent into action. His nearest approach to sea duty was on a harbor-moored life raft for 21 days as part of an experiment with a new type of vitamin gum for the government. He meets Christine Bradley (Janet Blair), a SPAR, sent to take over his communications job and, by things he leaves unsaid, she thinks his life-raft experience was the result of a ship-wreck at sea.
Aladdin tries to make his fortune with the help of a beautiful genie.
A mystery writer and his wife investigate a murder at a charity benefit.
A henpecked husband surprises his family by coming back from World War II a hero.
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
Five officer candidates fight to prove their mettle during training.
A socialite struggles to live on her blue-collar husband''''s salary.
A dance-band manager has to cope with hooligans trying to get into the act.
A young gangster and his honest brother fall for the same woman.
Jane Pritchard (Jane Withers) sides with the Carsons in a generations-old feud which her family wages with the descendents of Wild Bill Carson, first United States Marshal of Carson Corners. Will Carson (Gene Autry) insists that a Pritchard killed his grandfather when the Marshal came into town on a marauding expedition led by The Hawk. Will maintains his grandfather had joined the gang to trap the leaders and a trigger-happy Pritchard had kept him from doing so. A crew from Signet Pictures comes to town to film the story of Wild Bill's life. Will is in love with Jane's sister, Marjorie (Marjorie Weaver)but her banker-father opposes the match. Will and Marjorie argue, and she becomes infatuated with Bob Merritt (Robert Lowery), who is to co-star in the film with Evelyn Trent (Kay Aldridge, billed as usual at TCF as Katharine Aldridge.) Jane and Sheriff Clem Perkle (Hobart Cavanaugh) get rid of Merritt by telling him the townspeople are going to ride him out of town on a rail. Movie director J. Wallace Rutledge (Hamilton McFadden)agrees to let Will play the role of his grandfather. On the day a bank robbery scene is to be filmed at Pritchard's bank, four supposed actors who have joined the troupe turn out to be bank robbers for real. The townspeople, seeing Will chasing after the robbers, assume he was part of the gang and has reverted to what they consider the character trait of the Carson family.
A fugitive from justice tries to get work in a western oil field.
Pilot (Scott) disobeys unsafe orders and loses his job. He then starts a flying school which receives a boost when the government launches a program which it hopes will produce 20,000 pilots a year.
The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's uncle fixes her up with Bill at a company picnic. When the two go out to a nightclub that night, Gracie inadvertently links Bill to the murder of a thug after finding the dead body and Bill's cigarette case at the scene of the crime. While being questioned at the club, she meets Vance who's investigating the homicide. After Gracie's bungled attempts to solve the case, Vance decides it might be easier to have her working with him. Despite Gracie's "help," the two eventually find the real killer.
A country bumpkin becomes a singing sensation on the radio.
A young jockey goes crooked to land a valuable riding job.
A fake heiress marries a common reporter to thwart the advances of gold-digging playboys.
A flighty heiress and a down-to-earth reporter get stuck in a marriage of convenience.
An eccentric millionaire hires a gold digger to run his business.
A secretary gets the glamour treatment to win her boss'''' heart.
When two halves of a thousand-dollar bill are discovered in the snow, the penniless pair that individually grabs each half must come to terms. Actress Julia Wayne needs the whole $1,000, and so does sportsman Larry Stevens. Since compromise will serve neither of their needs, they are stalemated - until complications arise.
A band leader shares a tempestuous romance with his lead singer.
After a working girl reforms an alcoholic lawyer who was recently dumped, his ex wants him back.
A young fan tries to rehabilitate an alcoholic actress he''''s fallen in love with.
A divorcee can't stop meddling in her ex-husband's affairs.
A lady furrier marries a lovesick sailor then has to deal with his checkered past.
A loving wife and mother tries to keep her eccentric family in line.
Recent college graduates face the realities of the Great Depression.
A young couple face the hardships of farm life in Maine.
A compulsive gambler loses everything.
A bitter woman who thinks she''''ll never love again marries, only to fall for a brash young man.
Success could spell divorce for an advertising writer.
A beautiful schemer sleeps her way to the top of a banking empire.
A gangster victimizes three friends trying to get jobs.
A Chicago meat-packer tries to keep a rein on his social-climbing wife.
A man on the run for murder tries to escape fate in the Pacific islands.
Fame complicates a naval hero''''s private life.
A farmer strikes it rich out West, then leaves his wife for a young beauty.
A socialite gets a divorce but can't keep out of her ex-husband's life.
An out-of-luck con artist discovers a suitcase full of money at a train station.
A political machine backs a dimwitted candidate for governor.
A barber''''s good luck turns him into a big-time gambling boss.
A woman''''s life falls to pieces when she''''s caught cheating on her husband.
A bankrupt businessman risks everything to provide for his grandchildren.
A fanatical Indian potentate holds British settlers hostage.
An 18th-century English flirt wins the heart of a notorious highwayman.
The noted British statesman plays matchmaker for a pair of young lovers.
A Cinderella-type comedy of a young girls success in Hollywood.
A young man and his manservant, escaping from a backwoods family feud, are persuaded by a beautiful young heiress to help her rid her newly-gained Spanish castle of ghosts. The ghostly sightings, however, are the handiwork of the Duke d'Alba, who hopes to seize the castle's hidden treasure and use it to win the hand of the heiress.
Cast (feature film)
A Cinderella-type comedy of a young girls success in Hollywood.
Angela comes to Hollywood with only two things: Her dream to become a movie star, and Grandpa. She leaves an Aunt, a brother, Grandma, and her longtime boyfriend back in Centerville. Despite seeing major movie stars around every corner, and knocking on every casting office door in town, at the end of her first day she is still unemployed. To her horror, when she arrives back at their hotel, she finds that Grandpa has been cast in a movie by William DeMille and quickly becomes a star during the ensuing weeks. Her family, worried that Angela and Grandpa are getting into trouble, come to Hollywood to drag them back home. In short order Aunt, Grandma, brother, boyfriend and even the parrot become superstars, but Angela is still unemployed...
Writer (feature film)
Misc. Crew (feature film)
Around a familiar theme--the dissolution of a marriage--avant-garde filmmaker Yvonne Rainer constructs an honest, graceful and wickedly funny account of a self-satisfied womanizer, Jack Deller, the man "who almost knows too much about women."
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