Tag Archives: Allen Jenkins
Blondie Johnson (1933) Ray Enright, Lucien Hubbard, Joan Blondell, Chester Morris, Allen Jenkins, Crime, Drama
A Slight Case of Murder (1938) Lloyd Bacon, Edward G. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Allen Jenkins, Comedy, Crime
Jimmy the Gent (1934) Michael Curtiz, James Cagney, Bette Davis, Allen Jenkins, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Unscrupulous investigator of lost heirs Jimmy Corrigan loses his love Joan Martin to apparently upright competitor James Wallingham. He counters by adding a veneer of respectability to his own operation. Meanwhile he exposes Wallingham for a fraud.
Cain and Mabel (1936) Lloyd Bacon, Marion Davies, Clark Gable, Allen Jenkins, Comedy, Musical, Romance
The managers of heavyweight champion Larry Cain and Broadway musical star Mabel O’Dare scheme up a romance to give the celebrities more glamour. But the two don’t hit it off, having started on the wrong foot.
Trucker Eddie Kennedy gets involved with the law when he has an car accident with Ann Reid and knocks the owner of a dairy out. He evades a penalty when he claims, that he had done it as an act of solidarism with the farmers. The farmers start an boycott action against this dairy, so the owner has to bring milk from elsewhere to his dairy, but the farmers closed the road, and Kennedy is arrested once more. He leaves jail at night to meet Ann, but meanwhile the owner has asked some mobsters to deliver the milk. One of the farmers is murdered, Ann Reid is missing and Eddie Kennedy is accused of murder.
The Case of the Howling Dog (1934) Alan Crosland, Warren William, Mary Astor, Allen Jenkins, Crime, Mystery, Drama
A very nervous man named Cartwright comes into Perry’s office to have the neighbor arrested for his howling dog. He states that the howling is a sign that there is a death in the neighborhood. He also wants a will written giving his estate to the lady living at the neighbors house. It is all very mysterious and by the next day, his will is changed and Cartwright is missing, as is the lady of the house next door. Perry has a will and a retainer and must find out whether he has a client or a beneficiary.