In Vienna, in the beginning of the Twentieth Century, Captain Karl von Raden and his partner Captain Max Heinrich learn in the box office Read More »
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Clark Gable takes off in his first starring role, a high-flying action-adventure costarring Wallace Beery and directed by George Hill (Tell It to the Marines). Read More »
The Ship from Shanghai (1930) Charles Brabin, Conrad Nagel, Kay Johnson, Carmel Myers, Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
A yachting party of rich socialites sailing from Shanghai falls into the hand of a mutineering crew Read More »
During WWI, Ann Vickers, a humanitarian who is just starting the adult phase of her life Read More »
The Reckless Hour (1931) John Francis Dillon, Dorothy Mackaill, Conrad Nagel, H.B. Warner, Drama, Romance
In New York City, a young model is swept off her feet by a debonair, handsome young man. Unfortunately for her, he didn’t want to get married but had been stringing her along. Read More »
Irene is unhappily married to an older businessman, but very much in love with a handsome young lawyer. Read More »
Hidden Fear (1957) André De Toth, John Payne, Alexander Knox, Conrad Nagel, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
American policeman Mike Brent (John Payne) arrives in Denmark to help clear his sister of a murder rap in which her partner/boyfriend has been killed Read More »
Love Takes Flight (1937) Conrad Nagel, Bruce Cabot, Beatrice Roberts, John Sheehan, Adventure, Drama, Romance
On a transcontinental flight from New York City to Los Angeles, Joan Lawson, the flight hostess, attracts the attention of a move producer, Dave Miller Read More »
John Hanson (Conrad Nagel) is a bank teller and invests in stocks. He and his best friend (another bank teller) Phil Wilson (Robert Ames) live at a boarding house run by his Swedish fiance’s aunt, Mrs. Larson (Bodil Rosing). Read More »
Divorce in the Family (1932) Charles Reisner, Jackie Cooper, Conrad Nagel, Lewis Stone, Drama, Romance
Divorced Ethnologist John Parker loves his two boys, Al and Terry, and misses them terribly when they have to leave his archaeological dig at the end of the summer. Read More »
Conrad Nagel, representing the Hollywood movie community, and Jack Benny, representing the Broadway stage community, act as the interlocutors of a musical comedy revue. Read More »
This remake of West of Zanzibar (1928) made four years later tries to outdo the Lon Chaney original in morbidity. From a wheelchair a handicapped white man rules an area of Africa as a living god. He rules the local natives through superstition and stage magic and he rules the few white people through sadism, keeping them virtual prisoners. He lives for the day he can avenge himself horribly on the man who stole his wife and crushed his spine. Strong and macabre stuff in a nearly forgotten horror film.
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During a party, a number of rich young couples, childhood friends as well as partners in a publishing company, will discover, detail by detail, in his own revelations, all explanations surrounding the strange death of his partner most admired , Martin, and dark robbery of a bond that was worth a fortune. Two tragic incidents that have remained unclear for several years and the details come to light in conversations that take time because the radio has spoiled?
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The Michigan Kid is a gambler in the backwoods of Alaska trying to make enough money to go back to his hometown and impress the girl he loves. His childhood rival for the girl happens to turn up at his casino, in trouble and doesn’t want his girl to find about it. You guessed it, the same girl!
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This notorious studio adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s 1900 novel The Live Corpse stars John Gilbert as the ill-fated Fedya. After he’s mistaken as dead, his wife Lisa (Eleanor Boardman) and his best friend Victor (Conrad Nagel) decide to marry. However, it turns out that Fedya is still alive, which leads to a bigamy trial for Lisa and, eventually, Fedya’s suicide.
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