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A spoiled playboy is forced to leave town to avoid the press Read More »
A young woman has to pay the price for fooling around with men. Read More »
Black Tuesday (1954) Hugo Fregonese, Edward G. Robinson, Jean Parker, Peter Graves, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Vicious gangster Vincent Canelli pulls off a daring prison escape just moments before going to the electric chair Read More »
Actually, the sailor wants nothing to do with the boy, who we eventually find out is an orphan who ran away from the orphanage, trying to find a new Mom and Dad. Read More »
The young Countess Wilma is forced to wed by midnight or lose her inheritance. Read More »
Dead Man’s Eyes (1944) Reginald Le Borg, Lon Chaney Jr., Jean Parker, Paul Kelly, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
An artist (Lon Chaney Jr) is blinded by a jealous assistant/model. His fiance’s father generously offers his eyes for a sight restoring operation. Read More »
Detective Kitty O’Day (1944) William Beaudine, Jean Parker, Peter Cookson, Tim Ryan, Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Convinced that she has what it takes to be a detective, inquisitive secretary Kitty O’Day gets her chance to put her sleuthing skills Read More »
Tomorrow We Live (1942) Edgar G. Ulmer, Ricardo Cortez, Jean Parker, Emmett Lynn, Action, Crime, Drama
Julie Bronson (Jean Parker), whose father, “Pop” Bronson (Emmett Lynn) operates a desert café, is attracting the unwanted attention of a half-crazed gangster known as The Ghost (Ricardo Cortez) who runs a desert night club several miles away. Read More »
Operator 13 (1934) Richard Boleslawski, Marion Davies, Gary Cooper, Jean Parker, Drama, History, Romance
Gail Loveless, a spy known as Operator 13 working for the Union and Federal cause during the Civil War, posing as a Confederate woman named Anne Claybourne, meets and falls in love with Confederate Captain Jack Galliard. Dusguised as an octoroom maid at a Confedarate military ball, she learns and relays secrets to the Union forces that are devastating to the Rebel cause. Assigned to the case to track down and kill the spy maid, Galliard learns she is also the woman he loves, but proceeds with his assignment. He captures her but is in danger of being captured himself as Federal forces are approaching. Gail/Anne saves him and they part to wait until peace comes to resume their romance.
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Mazie, a poor orphan girl, is mistreated by cruel farmer Slag and his wife for whom she works. When reform school runaway Adam arrives, he is put to work by Slag and also mistreated. Mazie and Adam fall in love, but are threatened by Slag. A new farmhand holds the key to their happiness and Mazie’s past.
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Murder in the Fleet (1935) Edward Sedgwick, Robert Taylor, Jean Parker, Ted Healy, Mystery, Comedy, Drama
Having gained considerable audience attention for his appearance in the 1935 “Crime Does Not Pay” 2-reeler Buried Loot, new MGM contractee Robert Taylor was awarded with his first starring feature, the modestly budgeted Murder in the Fleet. Taylor is cast as Lt. Tom Randolph, one of several naval officers confined to his ship when a murder occurs. The victim was in the process of delivering the components for a new electrical flight-control device, thus everyone concerned is suspected of being a killer, or a foreign agent, or both. Several more murders occur before Lt. Randolph takes matters in his own hands and tracks down the culprit. The supporting cast is a film-buff’s dream, including such favorites as Mischa Auer, Tom Dugan and Ward Bond in minor roles.
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Jim Hawkins and Wahoo Jones are stagecoach robbers who head to Texas to find Sam McGee, their partner. Once there, low on funds, they join the Texas Rangers, come across Sam, and decide to run their game by sending Sam inside information. Meanwhile, though, in pacifying rebellious Indians, Jim and Wahoo start to take on the code of the Rangers, and the daughter of the Ranger’s major sets her sights on Jim. Can there be honor among thieves, or are Jim, Wahoo, and Sam on a collision course? As a lawless frontier becomes a civilized land, which side will the boys chose?
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