Edmond Dantes is imprisoned in the Chateau d’If without trial, for carrying a message from Napoleon in exile on Elba. Read More »
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In 1865, General Gurko Lanen is dictator of “Lichtenburg” in the Balkans. Rightful ruler Zona hopes to get aid from Napoleon III of France. Read More »
Flamboyant Zani grew up and works in the zoo. He loves animals so much that he steals animal furs from the women who wear them. Read More »
The Ruling Voice (1931) Rowland V. Lee, Walter Huston, Loretta Young, Dudley Digges, Crime, Drama, Romance
For the love and respect of his daughter, a crime boss reconsiders his involvement in the extortion racket he’s built.
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The Sea Lion (1921) Rowland V. Lee, Hobart Bosworth, Emory Johnson, Bessie Love, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Brisk little tale about a brutal sea captain (Hobart Bosworth) nicknamed “the Sea Lion” and the fateful voyage that involves mutiny and the depletion of their water supply. Read More »
Actor Philippe Martin and his married date Yvonne plan to neck in a darkened cinema, but he gets the wrong seat and mistakenly kisses lovely Monique, a publisher’s daughter. Read More »
Mother Carey’s Chickens (1938) Rowland V. Lee, Anne Shirley, Ruby Keeler, James Ellison, Drama, Romance
The story proper gets under way when Mr. Carey (Ralph Morgan) is killed in the Spanish American War, leaving his wife (Fay Bainter), his daughters Kitty (Keeler) and Nancy (Anne Shirley) and his young son Peter (Donnie Dunigan) to fend for themselves without a penny to their name. Read More »
Cardinal Richelieu (1935) Rowland V. Lee, George Arliss, Maureen O’Sullivan, Edward Arnold, Drama, History, Romance
Released generally as Cardinal Richelieu, this George Arliss vehicle was based on the popular 19th-century blank-verse play by Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Read More »
Tower Of London (1939) Rowland V. Lee, Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Barbara O’Neil, Drama, History
In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne, then occupied by his brother King Edward IV of England. Read More »
When Clive Randolph finally returns “home” from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John balks at following the family Colonial Service tradition. Read More »
Absent-minded professor Quincey Pennant creates a formula to transmit the impact of explosives over greater distances.
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The Three Musketeers (1935) Rowland V. Lee, Walter Abel, Paul Lukas, Margot Grahame, Action, Adventure, Romance
The young Gascon D’Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king’s Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu.
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