Theodore von Eltz
Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1893-11-05 · Deathday: 1964-10-06 (70 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
116 Movies · 2 TV shows
Also Known As: Theodor von Eltz · Teddy von Eltz · Ted van Eltz · Theorore Von Eltz · Theo. Von Eltz · Theo Van Eltz
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Theodore von Eltz (November 5, 1893 – October 6, 1964) was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 200 films between 1915 and 1957. He was the father of actress Lori March.Von Eltz was a Yale University professor's son. After 12 years at an eastern private boarding school, he served in France for eight months during World War I. He followed his war experience with ventures into oil fields in Texas and on the stage in New York.In September 1921, von Eltz married Peggy Prior. They had a daughter, Lori, and a son, Theodore, Jr. In 1928, the couple separated, reconciled, and finally divorced on November 7.
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1 Movie · 1 TV show
Telephone Time is an American anthology drama series that aired on CBS in 1956, and on ABC from 1957 to 1958. The series features plays by John Nesbitt who hosted the first season. Frank C. Baxter hos...
The Animal World
A documentary showcasing the world's many different animal species, both past and present.
The Sea Around Us
Irwin Allen explores the mysteries of the deep blue sea in this Technicolor documentary. Based on Rachel L. Carson's famous study, this Oscar winning project investigates everything under the sea, fro...
1 TV show
The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok
The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok is an American Western television series which ran for eight seasons from 1951 through 1958. The Screen Gems series began in syndication, but ran on CBS from 1955 th...
The Big Sleep
Private Investigator Philip Marlowe was hired by General Sternwood to investigate a matter involving his youngest daughter Carmen. Marlowe sees murder, blackmail, deception, and what might be love bef...
Dozens of Warner Brothers stars come together in this 1940s musical.
Since You Went Away
Anne Hilton copes with problems at home while her husband Tim is away during World War II. Compared to the love affair daughter Jane and the Colonel's grandson conduct, taking in a lodger, Colonel Smo...
A private eye and a niece investigate when six World War I veterans start dying in the same week.
Follow the Boys
During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, and were meant to boost ...
Quiet Please, Murder
A forger steals and kills for a rare book from a library in order to make forgeries to sell to rich suckers.
The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of the Philippines.
Lady in a Jam
A psychiatrist's patient, a nutty heiress, travels west to find gold in her grandfather's abandoned mine. The psychiatrist, unable to talk her out of it, decides to follow her out there.
The Great Man's Lady
A statue of the founder of Hoyt City is dedicated, and a 100 year old woman who lives in the last residence among skyscrapers is persuaded to tell her story to a girl biographer. On a sudden impulse, ...
Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral objections to fighting becomes on...
Ellery Queen's Penthouse Mystery
Like the first entry in Columbia's "Ellery Queen" series, Ellery Queen's Penthouse Mystery depicts its amateur-criminologist hero as an oafish ignoramus. This time around, Chinese ventriloquist Gordon...
A Shot in the Dark
A reporter and a police detective sort through the clues in a night-club owner's murder.
I'll Wait for You
'Lucky' Wilson, a smooth, amoral front man working for New York gangster Tony Berolli, gets everything he wants, from the best tables at nightclubs to the most glamourous showgirls. When Berolli think...
A Dispatch from Reuter's
German Julius Reuter (Edward G. Robinson) sends 19th-century news by carrier pigeon and then by wire, founding a news agency.
Kitty Foyle, a hard-working white-collar girl from a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania low, middle-class family, meets and falls in love with a wealthy young man but his family is against her.
The Son of Monte Cristo
Rightful owner of the kingdom, the Duchess of Zona, is engaged in a power struggle with the evil General Gurko. Edmond, the son of Monte Cristo, dons many disguises to come to the aid of the Duchess.
The Great Plane Robbery
Assigned to keep watch over a recently released gangster, an insurance investigator must keep the client alive after he is taken hostage by former henchmen.
The Old Swimmin' Hole
Teenager Betty Elliott has decided to take over the business and social affairs of her father Doc Elliott. She thinks her father should marry the widowed mother, Julie Harper, of her boyfriend Chris H...
Little Old New York
Inventor Robert Fulton (Richard Greene) receives support from a tavern owner (Alice Faye) and a shipyard worker (Fred MacMurray) to help realize his dream of a high-powered steamboat.
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
The story of the doctor who thought it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis is true.
Teddy the Rough Rider
This short follows the political career of Theodore Roosevelt, beginning in 1895, when he was appointed police commissioner of New York City. In 1897 he was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy. ...
The Saint Takes Over
The Saint Takes Over, released in 1940 by RKO Pictures, was the fifth motion picture featuring the adventures of Simon Templar, a.k.a. "The Saint" the Robin Hood-inspired crimefighter created by Lesli...
The Sun Never Sets
The Randolph family have a tradition of working in the British colonial service. Clive comes home from a mission in the Gold Coast of Africa accompanied by his wife Helen. He discovers his younger bro...
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
In 1911, minor stage comic, Vernon Castle meets the stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they marry and then abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career together. While they're performi...
5th Ave Girl
A wealthy man hires a poor girl to play his mistress in order to get more attention from his neglectful family.
Pardon Our Nerve
City girls have dating service jobs long enough to learn that a society matron needs a boxer to perform at a party. They talk a waiter into playing the part and a series of accidents and tricks sends ...
They Made Her a Spy
When her brother is killed by sabotage, Irene Eaton (Sally Eilers) joins the secret service and goes undercover to unroot the culprits.
A good-hearted reporter attempts to find the loneliest woman in New York so he can give her an old-fashioned Christmas on a farm..
Smashing the Rackets
Jim 'Socker' Conway, former boxer and FBI hero, is maneuvered for political reasons into a do-nothing job in the district attorney's office. Meanwhile, he meets wild debutante Letty Lane, girlfriend o...
The Adventures of Marco Polo
Gary Cooper plays the Venetian traveler who foils a plot to blow up the Chinese government in medieval China.
The Austrian princess Marie Antoinette is going to marry the future king of France in order to gain favor with the other countries. Marie is an avid flirt and indulges in various hobbies. The French p...
Blondes at Work
When a rival newspaper publisher complains to his captain about possible collusion between himself and reporter Torchy Blane on scooping her rivals in crime news reporting, Det. Lt. Steve McBride det...
A woman is forced to keep her marriage and past indiscretions a secret from those she loves.
Under Cover of Night
A detective (Edmund Lowe) trails a professor (Henry Daniell) who stole credit for his wife's research, then killed her.
California Straight Ahead
A truck driver races a train to the West Coast in an attempt to determine which method of transportation is faster.
Youth on Parole
Two strangers, a man and a woman, are framed for a jewel robbery and thrown in jail. After they get out, they join forces to track down the real thieves.
Madcap couple George and Marion Kerby are killed in an automobile accident. They return as ghosts to try and liven up the regimented lifestyle of their friend and bank president, Cosmo Topper. When To...
The Westland Case
A detective must solve a case where a girl was murdered in a room--and all the doors and windows were locked from the inside.
An east coast efficiency expert who stakes his reputation on his ability to turn around a financially troubled Hollywood studio receives some help from a former child star who now works as a stand-in ...
Jim Hanvey, Detective
Jim Hanvey is a genial but top-notch detective who has retired to his country home. An insurance company hires him to find a missing emerald so they won't have to pay out the $100,000 for which the je...
Ticket to Paradise
A man on his way to closing a million dollar deal has an accident and gets amnesia.
Below the Deadline
After a good-natured Irish cop is framed for a diamond robbery and murder and presumed dead in a train wreck, he gets plastic surgery and returns to expose the real killers.
Sinner Take All
A young lawyer is determined to identify the killer who is murdering members of a wealthy New York publishing family. Director Erroll Taggert's 1936 mystery stars Bruce Cabot, Magaret Lindsay, George ...
Mind Your Own Business
Nature reporter Orville Shanks retreats to the woods for material for his "Our Wild Friends" column and to volunteer for his favorite cause, the Boy Scouts. When Orville's editor, Crane, orders him to...
The Road to Glory
The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse M...
In 1921, British Lord Athleigh arrives in Dublin with his daughter, Helen, to engage in peace talks. As wanted Irish rebel leader Dennis Riordan is not recognized in public, he is able to move about f...
Brawling cable layer Steve Reardon doesn't want to marry girlfriend Edith but he also doesn't want her to date other men.
A Man Betrayed
A businessman during the Great Depression discovers that his partners are crooked con-men, and he tries to make things right for the stockholders, but gets framed.
I Cover Chinatown
A tour guide in Chinatown and his girlfriend get mixed up with jewel thieves and murder.
A French air ace discovers that his showgirl wife's first husband is still alive.
Behind the Green Lights
A police detective's (Norman Foster) lawyer girlfriend (Judith Allen) works for a crooked criminal lawyer (Sidney Blackmer).
Grand Old Girl
An elderly schoolteacher is determined to rid her town of the local gambling den.
A Treasury agent (Donald Cook) gains the trust of a mob gunman while working under cover to smash a crime syndicate.
A playboy tries to redeem himself after his careless behavior causes a great man's death.
At the Brentwood Asylum for the mentally ill, psychiatrist partners Jane Everest and Alex MacGregor are broken up by the new superintendent, Dr. Charles Monet, who has a low regard for women physician...
Trails of the Wild
An agent tracking down a man who disappeared in the mysterious "Ghost Mountain" area discovers discovers the hideout of a gang of murderous outlaws.
Change of Heart
Catherine and Mack and their close friends Chris and Madge graduate from a West Coast college and fly to New York City to find work.
The Silver Streak
A high-speed train from Chicago to Hoover Dam is the center of the film as it is used to transport an iron lung to a needy patient.
Call It Luck
A London taxicab driver cashes in on a big sweepstakes ticket and becomes the prey of a confidence-gang that sells him a nag of a cavalry horse on the claim that it is a brother to a current Derby win...
An orphaned girl is taken in by a snobbish family at the insistence of their rich, crotchety uncle, even as her devoted aviator godfather fights for custody.
No Other Woman
A steelworker and his aspiring wife make millions when they become partners in a dyeworks. Unfortunately, success does not bring happiness.
The Eleventh Commandment
A wealthy recluse dies in her New York mansion, leaving an estate worth $50 million. Shortly after, various people turn up claiming to be the rightful heir to her fortune.
This drama offers a few slices from the lives of those who live, work, and travel upon a luxurious trans-atlantic ocean liner.
Dance, Girl, Dance
Vaudevillian Joe Pitt sweeps young Sally Patter off of her feet and steals the lovestruck girl away from her small-town family to join his act. She winds up heartbroken, pregnant and broke when Joe ru...
In the 1860s, Mary Marlowe defies her father's wishes to marry a British lord and runs away with clerk John Carlton as he heads West to make his fortune. Mary and John endure the difficult journey and...
Master of Men
One of ten films that Fay Wray made in 1993 (including King Kong), Master of Men casts her as Kay Walling, a woman who is being ignored by her husband, Buck (played by Jack Holt). Buck owns a prospero...
Her Splendid Folly
Solomon Ginsberg is the President of International Pictures Corporation and hires Joan McAllister, an unemployed stenographer, to double for his star, Laura Girard. While on a location trip, Laura is ...
Shirley, a married woman, who is fed up of her husband's incessant nagging, decides to go on a cruise. Her husband also gets on the cruise as a worker in the barber shop to keep an eye on her.
Gigolettes of Paris
Silent screen favorite Madge Bellamy starred in this low-budget melodrama written and directed by character actor Alphonse Martell. In love with a rich customer, Count Albert Valraine (Theodore Von El...
Arizona to Broadway
In the small town of Larrup, Arizona, Smiley, a con-artist traveling with cohorts Kingfish, Morris and Ambrose, persuades Lynn Martin, a traveling demonstrator of pancake making, to accompany him to a...
The Wet Parade
The evils of alcohol before and during prohibition become evident as we see its effects on the rich Chilcote family and the hard working Tarleton family.
The Midnight Lady
The hard-boiled owner of a big-city speakeasy is reunited with her daughter, who has been raised to believe that her mother is dead, then finds herself accused of murdering her daughter's no-good boyf...
Tony, the son of Italian immigrants, works in a smoky steel mill in Gary, Indiana. He wins a company scholarship which will enable him to attend Yale college. Over the four years of his college career...
Katy Devoux runs a gambling-drinking joint in British Columbia. She is a fair-playing business woman, but is ashamed of the source of her income, so she has had her daughter Nona raised in the states....
Strangers of the Evening
Bodies start mysteriously disappearing from the city morgue. An investigator tries to determine what is going on.
A Scarlet Week-End
A woman's cheating husband is murdered at their country estate, and suspicion immediately falls on her.
Red Haired Alibi
A young girl new to the big city gets a job as a man's companion. What she doesn't know is that the man is a notorious gangster.
Scheduled for demolition, Hotel Continental has seen 50 years of romance, intrigue, and tragedy. The last night attracts many nostalgic patrons, including a gangster planning to grab the loot that he ...
The Secret Six
Johnny Franks recruited a crude working man to join his gang, which was masterminded by a crooked criminal defense lawyer. A secret group of 6 masked businessmen have him prosecuted and sent to the el...
Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise)
A young woman runs away from an abusive home to find happiness with a handsome engineer, only to be frustrated in her attempts to find happiness with a handsome engineer.
Margot Rande, a basically decent woman, is led down the path to perdition by her bank robber husband.
Once a Lady
A young Russian woman marries a wealthy Englishman, and has a daughter with him. After she has an affair with one of his friends, she is forced to leave Britain and moves to Paris. Many years later, h...
Up Pops the Devil
The marriage of an advertising man is jeopardized when he gets a chance to sell a novel he's been working on and quits his job to concentrate on writing. In order to support the family, the wife is fo...
West of Broadway
A wealthy soldier returns home after WWI, discovers his socialite fiancee no longer wants to marry him, and weds an admitted gold-digger he's just met after a night of drinking and partying.
Ladies of the Big House
A woman (Sylvia Sidney) tries to save her husband (Gene Raymond) from the electric chair after both are sent to prison for a murder they didn't commit.
Four battle-weary American soldiers under fire reflect on the women they left behind.
A Private Scandal
The home of one of the leaders of the Boston Back Bay aristocracy was robbed of jewels, and a Count d'Alencourt was arrested on the basis of a long police record involving jewel thefts and later convi...
Love Among the Millionaires
A young waitress falls for the son of a railroad tycoon, and finds herself hobnobbing with the rich when he invites her to spend some time with he and his family in Palm Springs.
Hajj, a rascally beggar on the periphery of the court of Baghdad, schemes to marry his daughter to royalty and to win the heart of the queen of the castle himself. This film is believed lost.
The Cat Creeps
Disappearances and strange goings-on in a spooky old mansion.
The Arizona Kid
The Arizona Kid (Warner Baxter) carries out his mission as a Robin Hood-type bandit while posing as a wealthy and carefree miner. He falls for an eastern girl, Virginia Hoyt (Carole Lombard), accompan...
The Four Feathers
An Englishman (Richard Arlen) fights in the Sudan after receiving white feathers of cowardice from his fiancee (Fay Wray) and friends.
The Very Idea
Pre-code comedy (1929) about a young married couple's unsuccessful efforts to become parents.
The English adventurer Tom Lingard gets involved with islanders on a South Seas island, and he also gets involved with Lady Edith and Mr. Travers, a sailing English couple. Tom has an unexpected love ...
The Way of the Strong
A gangster falls for a blind violinist, only for his mobster rivals to kidnap her.
Should Tall Men Marry?
This western comedy is about rancher Finlayson's beautiful daughter, Martha Sleeper, who refuses to marry the bad guy and how Jimmy and dimwitted cowhand Stan bumble their way into a successful defens...
No Man's Law
A wild stallion (Rex the Wonder Horse) becomes the protector of a prospector and his foster daughter as two thugs plot to steal their claim.
ANYTHING ONCE! is a Cinderella story. Mabel works in a tailor shop, pressing clothes and dreaming of a better life. We're told that she's taken a lot of bumps in life and doesn't know where the next b...
One Woman to Another
One Woman to Another (1927)
Bardelys the Magnificent
The story of the swashbuckling era and of Bardeleys, the handsome courtier who could win any woman he set his mind to.. and was not above boasting about it to all who would listen.. was written by Raf...
The Sea Wolf
Captain "Wolf" Larsen, the absolute master of a seal schooner, is a mystic and philosopher, though he rules his men with an iron hand. On a ferry going from San Francisco to Oakland, Van Weyden, a cri...
Dance hall Romeos and an irresponsible father create comic complications in the life of a nickel-per-whirl taxi dancer.
Paint and Powder
The Red Kimona
A woman is abandoned by her lover and prostitution is the only way she has to survive.
A Broadway Lady
Chorus girl Rosalie Ryan catches the eye of Bob Westbrook, a wealthy playboy. He proposes to her but she refuses, mainly because of his heavy drinking. However, after being brazenly insulted by his fa...
Wealthy young Charles Carpenter is pressured by his family to marry Suzanne, even though he is really in love with young "flapper" Valerie. He gives in to his family's pressure, however, and marries S...
Originally a Broadway play by Willard Macks, Lenore Ulric played the lead on Broadway and reprises her role for this film. At the Wutchi Wum trading post In the peaceful Loon River Valley, deep in the...
The Speed Girl
20 year old Betty Lee became famous for her movie stunts with airplanes and high power cars. While horseback riding, she allows Tom Manley to believe that he has saved her from a runaway, and then at ...
The Man Who Had Everything
Harry Bullway is a careless young man, always after a good time. He nearly runs over a blind beggar with his car, but he shows no remorse. In response to his heartlessness, the beggar curses him, sayi...
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