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A Tragedy at Midnight (1942) Joseph Santley, John Howard, Margaret Lindsay, Roscoe Karns, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
This Republic murder mystery starts with a radio broadcast by Greg Sherman who solves cases on the air that the local police cannot solve. Read More »
The Undying Monster (1942) John Brahm, James Ellison, Heather Angel, John Howard, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A werewolf prowls around at night but only kills certain members of one family. Read More »
A group of adventurers head deep into a South American jungle in search of ancient Incan treasure. Read More »
Submarine Raider (1942) Lew Landers, Budd Boetticher, John Howard, Marguerite Chapman, Bruce Bennett, Drama, War
On December 6, 1941, Captain Yamanada of the Japanese aircraft carrier “Hiranamu”, orders full steam ahead for Pearl Harbor. Read More »
Lili Pons and Jack Oakie star as a nightclub singer with aspires to be an opera diva and the met star whom she chases all the way to a safari in Africa Read More »
Three Girls About Town (1941) Leigh Jason, Joan Blondell, John Howard, Binnie Barnes, Adventure, Comedy
Faith and Hope Banner, sisters, are “convention hostesses” in a hotel. A body is discovered next door as the magician’s convention is leaving and the mortician’s convention is arriving Read More »
With thousands of cattle being rustled from White Sage ranch the 1930’s Texas Rangers are called in. Read More »
Disputed Passage (1939) Frank Borzage, Dorothy Lamour, Akim Tamiroff, John Howard, Drama, War, Romance
A doctor’s medical studies are threatened by his infatuation with a Chinese girl. Read More »
Bulldog Drummond’s Bride (1939) James P. Hogan, John Howard, Heather Angel, H.B. Warner, Action, Adventure, Comedy
A bank-robbery in London prevents – again – the marriage of Bulldog Drummond with his girlfriend. But this time when the delinquents are caught it will be celebrated at last.
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The Invisible Woman (1940) A. Edward Sutherland, Virginia Bruce, John Barrymore, John Howard, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Eccentric Professor Gibbs, brilliant but impractical, invents an invisibility machine and advertises for a guinea pig. What he gets is Kitty Carroll, an attractive, adventurous model, who thinks being invisible would help her settle a few scores. Complications arise when three comic gangsters steal the machine to use on their boss. But they fail to reckon with the Revenge of the Invisible Woman!
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Father Takes a Wife (1941) Jack Hively, Adolphe Menjou, Gloria Swanson, John Howard, Comedy, Romance
Frederick Osborne, Junior is slightly agitated because his father, Senior, is acting more like a college student than the president of a huge merchantile fleet. Senior reveals that he is going to marry Leslie Collier, the famous stage star, and Junior and his wife Enid are horrified and expect the worse from the hot-tempered father and the volatile actress. They have been married only five minutes before they have a quarrel, and have to be carried out of the house to begin a sea-voyage honeymoon. Carlos, a penniless stowaway with a high opinion of his singing ability, is invited to stay with Senior and his bride when they return to New York, the idea that sponsoring Carlos’ career will give Leslie the limelight she promised to fore-go when she married Senior. The routine of arranging Carlos’ debut disrupts the Osborne home and Senior goes home to the children. To save Senior’s marriage, Junior and Enid invite Carlos to stay in their home. Junior too soon stalks out.
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Bulldog Drummond in Africa (1938) Louis King, John Howard, Heather Angel, H.B. Warner, Adventure, Mystery
On the eve of his wedding Captain Hugh Drummond is off to Morocco when Scotland Yard’s Colonel J.A. Nielson is kidnapped by international criminal Richard Lane. With his fiancée Phyllis Clavering, friend ‘Algy’ Longworth and his trusty valet ‘Tenny’ Tennyson, Bulldog flies his own plane 1200 miles only to find the local British Consul ordering him home without delay. Drummond isn’t an easy man to get rid of however and they soon mount their rescue plan.
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Experiment Alcatraz (1950) Edward L. Cahn, John Howard, Joan Dixon, Walter Kingsford, Crime, Mystery
A doctor tests his theory that blood diseases can be cured by atomic radiation by using prison inmates as experiments.
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