In the late eighteenth century David Balfour’s evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped Read More »
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To stop Pinkie’s mother Dottie from marrying a man they know she does not love, Pinkie and her friend Buzz kidnap Read More »
Spoilt child Geoffrey Bramer teams up with a pair of small time crooks to pose as an aristocrat Read More »
This version of the Tolstoy classic lingers longer in Moscow during the weeks that follow the initial meeting Read More »
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936) W.S. Van Dyke, Rowland Brown, Freddie Bartholomew, Jackie Cooper, Mickey Rooney
Claude Pierce is delighted to move in with his father, Jay Pierce, a struggling architect living in lower Manhattan Read More »
After the death of Cedric (‘Ceddie’)’s English father, he and his mother live together in Brooklyn. Read More »
Mercenary Donovan is hired to kidnap King Peter II. He learns that the party in power is evil and that the King is in danger Read More »
Lloyd’s of London (1936) Henry King, Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew, Drama, History, Romance
Lloyds of London traces the rise to prominence of the venerable British insurance company, as seen through the eyes of fictional 19th-century Londoner Jonathan Blake (Tyrone Power, in his first starring role). A lifelong friend of naval hero Lord Nelson, Blake puts his job (and the future existence of Lloyds) on the line when he announces Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar – before it takes place.
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Captains Courageous (1937) Victor Fleming, Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore, Adventure, Drama, Family
Harvey Cheyne is a spoiled brat used to having his own way. When a prank goes wrong onboard an ocean liner Harvey ends up overboard and nearly drowns. Fortunately he’s picked up by a fishing boat just heading out for the season. He tries to bribe the crew into returning early to collect a reward but none of them believe him. Stranded on the boat he must adapt to the ways of the fishermen and learn more about the real world.
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