Haines plays the role of a festive British nobleman, for whom a marriage has been arranged by his relatives. Read More »
Tag Archives: C. Aubrey Smith
After the death of Cedric (‘Ceddie’)’s English father, he and his mother live together in Brooklyn. Read More »
Priscilla Williams is a young girl traveling with her mother, Joyce, to join her paternal grandfather Read More »
Polly of the Circus (1932) Alfred Santell, Marion Davies, Clark Gable, C. Aubrey Smith, Comedy, Drama, Romance
After Polly Fisher, a circus aerialist, is injured while acting, she’s brought to the home of a nearby ministry, John Hartley. Read More »
A young bride struggles to cope with the tangled relationships on her husband’s Canadian estate.
Read More »
Scotland Yard Investigator (1945) George Blair, C. Aubrey Smith, Erich von Stroheim, Stephanie Bachelor, Action, Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance
At the outbreak of World War II, the famous ‘Mona Lisa’ is removed from the Lourve Museum in Paris, and stored for safekeeping in London. Read More »
Secrets of Scotland Yard (1944) George Blair, Edgar Barrier, Stephanie Bachelor, C. Aubrey Smith, Mystery, Crime
German spies have infiltrated Scotland Yard’s secret decoding unit. A special agent is dispatched to uncover them. Read More »
Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) W.S. Van Dyke, Johnny Weissmuller, Neil Hamilton, C. Aubrey Smith, Action, Adventure, Romance
James Parker and Harry Holt are on an expedition in Africa in search of the elephant burial grounds that will provide enough ivory to make them rich. Read More »
As dancer Ginny Walker performs on stage, a veiled woman in the audience stands up, accuses Ginny of stealing her husband and then fires a gun at her. Read More »
Picking up where Victoria the Great (1937) left off, this sequel to the 1937 film has Anna Neagle return to the role of Queen Victoria in another colorful account of the revered British monarch’s reign. Read More »
Never the Twain Shall Meet (1931) W.S. Van Dyke, Leslie Howard, Conchita Montenegro, C. Aubrey Smith, Drama
Dan works for Pritchard and Pritchard out of San Francisco and is in love with Maisie, referred to as “the icebox” by his news reporter friend. As one of his ships returns to San Francisco, Dan learns that the Captain has contracted Leprosy and asks Dan to be the guardian of his South Sea island daughter Tamea.
Read More »
Beyond Tomorrow (1940) A. Edward Sutherland, Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Harry Carey Sr., C. Aubrey Smith and Charles Winninger play three wealthy bachelors who have spent their lives wrapped up in themselves. Read More »
The Florentine Dagger (1935) Robert Florey, Donald Woods, Margaret Lindsay, C. Aubrey Smith, Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
Read More »