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Espionage Agent (1939) Lloyd Bacon, Joel McCrea, Brenda Marshall, Jeffrey Lynn, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
When Barry Corvall discovers that his new bride is a possible enemy agent, he resigns from the diplomatic service to go undercover to route out an espionage ring planning to destroy American industrial capability.
Home Town Story (1951) Arthur Pierson, Jeffrey Lynn, Donald Crisp, Marjorie Reynolds, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Law of the Tropics (1941) Ray Enright, Constance Bennett, Jeffrey Lynn, Regis Toomey, Drama, Romance
Underground (1941) Vincent Sherman, Jeffrey Lynn, Philip Dorn, Kaaren Verne, Adventure, Drama, Romance
A World War II Hollywood propaganda film detailing the dark underside of Nazism and the Third Reich set between two brothers, Kurt and Erik Franken, whom are SS officers in the Nazi party. Kurt learns and exposes the evils of the system to Erik and tries to convince him of the immoral stance that marches under the symbol of the swastika.
Four Daughters (1938) Michael Curtiz, Claude Rains, John Garfield, Jeffrey Lynn, Drama, Music, Romance
Adam Lemp, the Dean of the Briarwood Music Foundation, has passed on his love of music to his four early adult daughters – Thea, Emma, Kay and Ann – who live with him and his sister, the girls’ Aunt Etta, in the long time family home. Of the four, Kay has the greatest promise as a musical performer, specifically as a singer. Theirs is a loving family, however much the girls exasperate their father with their love of popular music, since he loves only the classics, most specifically Beethoven. The girls support each other however they can, but each is an individual with her own distinct personality and wants, including the type of man each wants as a husband. Practical but deep in her heart romantic Emma has long been courted by their next door neighbor, unassuming florist Ernest Talbot, and clever Thea wants to be Mrs. Ben Crowley, he a wealthy up and coming banker with prospects. Only the youngest, the fun loving Ann, states that she doesn’t want to get married.
Cheerful outlaw Charlie Boles leaves former partners Lance and Jersey and heads for California, where the Gold Rush is beginning. Soon, a lone gunman in black is robbing Wells Fargo gold shipments. One fateful day, the stage he robs carries old friends Lance and Jersey…and notorious dancer Lola Montez, coming to perform in Sacramento. Black Bart and Lance become rivals for both Lola’s favors and Wells Fargo’s gold.
Million Dollar Baby (1941) Curtis Bernhardt, Priscilla Lane, Jeffrey Lynn, Ronald Reagan, Comedy, Romance
An older woman discovers that her multi-million dollar fortune was based on embezzlement, so she sets out to right the wrong. She goes to America to meet the young woman who is the one and only heir to the embezzled man years before. She works in a department store, in love with a struggling pianist. When the handsome young attorney tries to give the young woman a check for a million dollars, the heiress doesn’t believe it. On rhe sly, the older woman befriends the younger woman.
Flight from Destiny (1941) Vincent Sherman, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell, Jeffrey Lynn, Drama
After philosophy Professor Todhunter is told he has 6 months left to live, he is barred from teaching by his college so there won’t be a scandal if he drops dead in class. Discussing a hypothetical man with 6 months to live with a group of friends, Todhunter asks each what he’d do in his last 6 months. One says he’d commit a “social murder” kill someone who is not a criminal but without whom society would be better off. The professor obsesses on the idea and actually comes across a situation involving two of his friends where he thinks it would be a good idea to act on his obsession.