In small-town America the easy-going publisher of the local paper finds himself in opposition to the local banker Read More »
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A television hoax unleashes pandemonium as citizens believe New York City is being washed away. Read More »
A New York department store employee falls in love with a co-worker, but what he doesn’t know is that she’s the store owner’s daughter. Read More »
Naive Ezekial Cobb, brought up by his missionary father in China returns to America to seek a wife. Read More »
Chester Beatty and Tessie Weeks have been engaged for 5 years and going together for 15 years before that. Read More »
Marry the Boss’s Daughter (1941) Thornton Freeland, Brenda Joyce, Bruce Edwards, George Barbier, Comedy, Romance
Jefferson Cole comes to New York seeking a job, but is unable to find one. Read More »
Old Man Rhythm (1935) Edward Ludwig, Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, George Barbier, Barbara Kent, Comedy, Musical
Rich John Roberts, Jr. gets reports that his son, Johnny, is falling for a gold digging blonde at college. So he enrolls as a freshman to try to steer Johnny towards the girl he’d like him to marry. He hits upon the idea to have the blonde believe he lost his business, by writing a letter instructing his partner to wire him that his business went broke. But he gives the letter to a school official who forgets to mail it.
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The Big Pond (1930) Hobart Henley, Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, George Barbier, Comedy, Romance
A tour guide in Venice romances a visiting American tourist whose father owns a chewing-gum factory back in the U.S. She sets out to convince her skeptical father to bring the tour guide to America and give him a job in the plant.
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