Lars Rockne and his family, including his four year old son Knute, emigrate to Chicago in 1892 from their native Norway. Read More »
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A neurosurgeon is thrown out of the medical profession after he performs a daring but unsuccessful surgery. Read More »
Young Jane Benson just about manages to make ends meet running the large family house in Yorkshire. Read More »
Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the glory of the Elizabethan Age Read More »
The City Trust and Savings Bank sends Vice President Dave Bennett to a branch office to check on a Charles Patterson. Read More »
A guy’s life is retold only after his funeral. Starting as a monitor walker, Tom Garner climbed through all kinds of railroad jobs to go the corporation. Read More »
This Side of Heaven (1934) William K. Howard, Lionel Barrymore, Fay Bainter, Mae Clarke, Drama, Romance
A family man. (Lionel Barrymore) becomes innocently involved in an embezzlement. Read More »
Bullets for O’Hara (1941) William K. Howard, Joan Perry, Roger Pryor, Anthony Quinn, Crime, Drama, Romance
A detective (Roger Pryor) courts a gangster’s (Anthony Quinn) ex-wife (Joan Perry) to lure him into a trap. Read More »
Rendezvous (1935) William K. Howard, Sam Wood, William Powell, Rosalind Russell, Binnie Barnes, Comedy, War
In 1917 Lt. Bill Gordon is headed for France when he meets and becomes friendly with Joel Carter, niece of the Asst. Secretary of War. Read More »
After accidentally killing the key witness to a crime, a mysterious drifter turns himself to the law, under a false name intending to protect his own family. But when the news of his conviction break, an inspector investigates about the man’s past at the same the drifter’s sister looks on the possibility that the man is her long lost brother, and she wants to prove his innocence.
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The Cat and the Fiddle (1934) William K. Howard, Sam Wood, Ramon Novarro, Jeanette MacDonald, Frank Morgan, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Victor Florescu is a talented, Brussels-based composer of serious music under the tutelage of respected Professor Bertier at the Music Conservatory. He is hoping to have his yet uncompleted operetta, “The Cat and the Fiddle”, produced by famed impresario, Jules Daudet. Victor’s focus in life changes when he meets Shirley Sheridan, a New Yorker just arrived in Brussels, she who moves into the pensione next to his own. He falls in love at first sight with her. She is also a composer – of the type of music more often heard in Tin Pan Alley – and is hoping to study with Professor Bertier. But it is Victor who helps her with her music. She also catches the attention of Daudet, who publishes her music although he is more interested in her as a woman. Regardless, she becomes rich and famous, and is required to move to Paris. In the short term, Victor, who moves to Paris with her, is more than willing to forgo his own musical aspirations to help her.
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The Princess Comes Across (1936) William K. Howard, Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Douglass Dumbrille, Comedy, Mystery, Romance
A Swedish princess boards an ocean liner in Europe en route to an acting career in America, and finds herself getting inconveniently attached to a bandleader returning home. To complicate matters, a blackmailer on board apparently knows she is not who she claims to be – and he has his sights set on other passengers with secrets of their own. In the meantime an escaped killer has stowed away under someone else’s identity, and is killing again to cover his tracks; five international police detectives on board are heading the investigation to find him. When evidence points to the princess and bandleader, they must find the killer themselves – before he finds them.
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