The Morgan family’s patriarch is soon to die. He hosts a dinner party for the family to tell them all he’s setting aside his last will to be opened by his nearly 8-year-old granddaughter thirteen years in the future when she turns twenty-one. Read More »
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Mystery House (1938) Noel M. Smith, Dick Purcell, Ann Sheridan, Anne Nagel, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Banker Hubert Kingery invites fellow officers to his hunting lodge only to announce that one of them has forged critical company documents. Read More »
Missing Witnesses (1937) William Clemens, John Litel, Dick Purcell, Jean Dale, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
The daring of the racketeers, all working for one organization, in an east coast city leads the Governor to create a new undercover law agency formed to combat the gangsters Read More »
When ex-convict cabbie Jimmy Carmody is framed in a jewelry store robbery and murder, an old friend arranges for him to flee the country to the island of Caribo Read More »
Daredevil Drivers (1938) Reeves Eason, Beverly Roberts, Dick Purcell, Gloria Blondell, Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport
A hotshot race-car driver gets suspended, and winds up driving for a shady bus company. This causes problems with his girlfriend, who owns a rival–but much more reputable–bus company. To get back on his girlfriend’s good side, he looks a little deeper into the company he’s working for and discovers that it’s a front for a criminal gang.
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The operators of a bankrupt carnival sideshow hope to restore their fallen fortunes by staging a fake ‘public wedding’ in the mouth of their unprofitable giant whale. But the intended ‘bridegroom’ absconds with the proceeds, arranging a substitute…and Flip Lane, much to her surprise, finds herself really married to a handsome stranger, whose career as an artist she decides to manage, much to his dismay.
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Blackwell’s Island (1939) William C. McGann, John Garfield, Rosemary Lane, Dick Purcell, Crime, Drama
In a fictional version of true events at the New York prison of Blackwell’s Island in 1934, reporter Tim Haydon breaks up a crime organization run by racketeer Bull Bransom from within the prison.
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