Margot Bracken returns home to Germany after several years of absence, and is horrified at the degraded status which has been forced on the women of her homeland. Read More »
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Quiet Please: Murder (1942) John Francis Larkin, George Sanders, Gail Patrick, Richard Denning, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Jim Fleg (George Sanders), a ruthless, egotistical criminal, steals a priceless Shakespeare folio from the public library, killing a guard during the crime. Read More »
The Madonnas Secret (1946) Wilhelm Thiele, Francis Lederer, Gail Patrick, Ann Rutherford, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
This drama is an updated version of Ulmer’s 1944 film Bluebeard. It is set in New York and follows the exploits of an eccentric Parisian painter who has come to New York to escape a controversy surrounding his work. Read More »
The Crime of Helen Stanley (1934) D. Ross Lederman, Ralph Bellamy, Shirley Grey, Gail Patrick, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An actress is murdered in the midst of shooting a dance sequence for her latest picture, with Inspector Steve Trent on the case. Read More »
Mad About Music (1938) Norman Taurog, Deanna Durbin, Herbert Marshall, Gail Patrick, Comedy, Drama, Musical
A young woman at a girl’s school in Switzerland makes up stories about and writes herself letters from an imaginary explorer-adventurer father Read More »
Newly-married Gary Ainsworth once gave his former sweetheart Mabel a sexy negligee with his initials embroidered in the lacework. Read More »
Once a jewel thief always a jewel thief? Yes and no. Yes if you consider the fact that Michael Lanyard also known as the Lone Wolf Read More »
St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1859, is divided by a railroad track that separates the richer and poorer classes of people. Read More »
Need a no-fuss way out of a broken marriage? Got an itch to turn a spin of the roulette wheel into easy money? Reno is the movie and the place where it all happens. Richard Dix, whose Cimarron and The Conquerors make him no stranger to tales of historic sweep, stars in this morality tale tracing the development of the “Biggest Little City in the World,” from mining-boomtown-gone-bust to its rise as a divorce capital and gaming center.
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We Were Dancing (1942) Robert Z. Leonard, Norma Shearer, Melvyn Douglas, Gail Patrick, Comedy, Romance
Princess Victoria ‘Vicki’ Wilomirska and Baron Nicholas Eugen August Wolfgang ‘Nikki’ Prax are expatriate European nobles with no assets or property except their aristocratic pedigrees. They have become professional house guests at homes of socially ambitious nouveau riche Americans who want the prestige of playing hosts to these titled spongers. However, when Vicki and Nikki want to get married, they find that married royals are not in demand as eligibly unmarried ones. Ultimately one of these socially attractive, unambitious bluebloods will have to do the unthinkable and actually get a job.
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Murders in the Zoo (1933) A. Edward Sutherland, Charles Ruggles, Lionel Atwill, Gail Patrick, Horror, Crime, Mystery
Eric Gorman returns with his wife Evelyn from a trip to the Orient collecting zoo animals, having killed a member of his expedition who happened one day to kiss Mrs. Gorman. On board ship Evelyn meets Roger Hewitt, who falls in love with her. After delivering his animals to the zoo, Gorman plots a way to dispose of Hewitt using one of his latest specimens, then continues using the zoo’s non-human residents to do his beastly work.
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