An inventor and his new bride go on their honeymoon, only to be pursued by criminals after his latest invention. Read More »
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The Wrecker is a British film that tells the story of a crook who organises train crashes to discredit the railway, in favour of a rival bus company. Read More »
Service for Ladies / Reserved for Ladies (1932) Alexander Korda, Leslie Howard, George Grossmith, Benita Hume, Comedy, Romance
Max Tracey is the head waiter at a London hotel. He falls in love at first sight with Sylvia Robertson, an aristocratic woman, and poses as a prince to win her love. Read More »
A professional gambler masquerading as a businessman boards a train and sets off across the country. During the journey he meets a lovely, wealthy young woman. This drama follows what happens after she (also a gambler in disguise) persuades him to buy a financially sinking gambling ship. At first he is reluctant, but when he learns that his enemy is running the rival ship, he purchases the vessel in hopes of getting sweet revenge. But the rival isn’t so easily destroyed and he perpetrates a devastating tragedy on the gambler’s vessel. Fortunately, it all works out for the two secret gamblers and in the end, a romance blooms amongst the ashes.
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Mirabel wins a $5,000 lottery which will enable her to live like a queen in New York. There she meets Sandro, a bellboy who is really a prince, so she does get to be a queen after all.
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