The managers of heavyweight champion Larry Cain and Broadway musical star Mabel O’Dare scheme up a romance to give the celebrities more glamour. Read More »
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Austrian church bell ringer Freyman loves music and wants his two sons (both played by Ameche) to love it too. Read More »
Susan Hart, assistant to private detective Russ Ashton, is given a camera concealed in a hat box and assigned to take a picture of a woman. Read More »
The Mind Reader (1933) Roy Del Ruth, Warren William, Constance Cummings, Allen Jenkins, Drama, Romance
Chandler, a con-man, and his helper Frank decide to create a clairvoyant act for the carny circuit, as a little research reveals Ameicans spent $125 million on mind-readers and astrology. Read More »
The Gay Falcon (1941) Irving Reis, George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Allen Jenkins, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Society grand dame Maxine Wood who hosts charity celebrations in her residence is mixed up in a stone theft racket that defrauds insurance businesses. Read More »
Duke Regan is the high-pressure, irresponsible promotions/marketing/press agent at the Ritz Hotel. Read More »
The adventures of wisecracking telephone repairmen Terry and Johnny are by turns comic, risque, and heroic. Read More »
Blondie Johnson (1933) Ray Enright, Lucien Hubbard, Joan Blondell, Chester Morris, Allen Jenkins, Crime, Drama
When Blondie Johnson’s mother dies in poverty, Blondie vows that she will never be poor again. Read More »
Bob Brown uses his bedside manner to charm his patients while his partner makes the actual diagnoses. Read More »
A Slight Case of Murder (1938) Lloyd Bacon, Edward G. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Allen Jenkins, Comedy, Crime
Remy Marco, Prohibition beer baron, figures he’ll do even better after repeal. Only trouble is, his beer tastes terrible. Read More »
Small time con artist Lefty Merrill has co-organized a crooked dance marathon and set-up his girlfriend to win the prize money. Read More »
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.
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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.
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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.
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