Jane McGill has fallen in love with Ben Johnson and would like to marry him. Read More »
Tag Archives: James Gleason
Three US sailors fight German U-boats in World War I aboard a decoy ship and try to win Ginger Rogers who works on the Coney Island midway. Read More »
Gamblers kidnap Atlantic’s star quarterback Clark Jenkins. Read More »
Murder on a Bridle Path (1936) William Hamilton, Edward Killy, James Gleason, Helen Broderick, Louise Latimer
When the body of Violet Feverel is discovered on the Central Park bridle path, Inspector Oscar Piper is about to declare her death accidental from a thrown horse Read More »
Police Inspector Oscar Piper and Hildegared Withers attend the opening night of a Broadway play in New York City Read More »
The Matrimonial Bed (1930) Michael Curtiz, Frank Fay, James Gleason, Lilyan Tashman, Comedy, Romance
It is the fifth anniversary of the death of Adolphe Noblet who died in a train wreck. Read More »
Suddenly (1954) Lewis Allen, Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, James Gleason, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
The tranquility of a small town is marred only by sheriff Tod Shaw’s unsuccessful courtship of widow Ellen Benson, a pacifist who can’t abide guns and those who use them. Read More »
The exciting world of horse-racing provides the setting for this lively comedy that centers on luckless Bud Doyle, a jockey who was falsely accused of cheating and barred from the track. Read More »
The Clock (1945) Vincente Minnelli, Fred Zinnemann, Judy Garland, Robert Walker, James Gleason, Drama, Romance
Soldier Joe Allen is on a two-day leave in New York, and there he meets Alice. She agrees to show him the sights and they spend the day together. Read More »
Army Girl (1938) George Nichols Jr., Madge Evans, Preston Foster, James Gleason, Action, Comedy, Drama
A young captain hoping to replace the U.S. Army’s horses with mechanized vehicles faces court-martial after his commanding officer, who’s opposed to modern changes, is killed. Read More »
Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941) A. Edward Sutherland, Ronald Reagan, Joan Perry, James Gleason, Drama, Mystery
Boy crusader Matt works for the Daily News and always breaks the big story. The only trouble is that he usually has the wrong information and the paper must print a retraction.
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We’re Only Human (1935) James Flood, Preston Foster, Jane Wyatt, James Gleason, Crime, Drama, Action
In We’re Only Human a (action/crime/drama) film, a rebellious cop doesn’t hesitate to bend the rules when it comes to roughing up prisoners and bringing in deadly gangsters. His insistence on working alone and on using excessive violence causes conflict with his superiors. They change their minds when he engages in a great shoot-out with a notorious gun-toting gang leader and brings him to justice.
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Don’t Turn ’em Loose (1936) Benjamin Stoloff, Lewis Stone, James Gleason, Bruce Cabot, Action, Crime, Drama
A conscientious attorney who is a member of the State Parole Board, finds his own son, using an alias, up for parole and makes the decision to cast the approving vote. This turns out to cause many problems for the family while on vacation, and the father has to make another hard decision.
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This Man’s Navy (1945) William A. Wellman, Wallace Beery, Tom Drake, James Gleason, Drama, Adventure
Ned Trumpet (Wallace Beery), the chief pilot of a Navy blimp, is given to weaving accounts of the fighting prowess of his non-existent son. His friendship with widow Maude Weaver (Selena Royle) and her son Jess (Tom Drake) in effect sets him up with a real family. Jess enters the service and goes on to sink an enemy submarine – from a blimp. Having that real-life feat to brag about, Ned can at last quell all the longtime doubts of his friend Jimmy (James Gleason), and he decides to marry Maude. Bit-Part Alert: Watch for a young Blake Edwards, the future writer/director of 10, S.O.B., and Victor/Victoria, as a flier.
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