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Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) John Cromwell, Freddie Bartholomew, Dolores Costello, C. Aubrey Smith, Drama, Family

Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936)
After the death of Cedric (‘Ceddie’)’s English father, he and his mother live together in Brooklyn. Cedric’s grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt, had disowned Cedric’s father when he married an American. But when the Earl’s remaining son dies, he accepts Cedric as Lord Fauntleroy, his heir, and the Earl sends for Cedric and his mother. Cedric uses the first of his newly found wealth to do some favors for his old friends, and then heads to England, where he must try to overcome the Earl’s dislike for Cedric’s mother.
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The Florentine Dagger (1935) Robert Florey, Donald Woods, Margaret Lindsay, C. Aubrey Smith, Crime, Drama, Mystery

Florentine Dagger 1935
Juan Cesare, a descendant of the Borgia’s of Vienna, thinks he may have a murder streak in him acquired from his long-dead relatives, is is love with Florence Ballau, but her father lodges a strong protest. Papa Ballau is later found dead with a Florentine dagger of the Borgia type stuck firmly in him. Juan is all wrought up and tortured by thoughts he may have been the killer. But there is also a disfigured housekeeper on the premises who may or may not have had a motive.
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