Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1883-07-15 · Deathday: 1966-04-15 (82 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
241 Movies · 6 TV shows
Also Known As: Joseph A. Creaghan · Joseph Creehan · Joe Crehan · John Crehan · Joe Crenan · Joseph A. Crenan
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Joseph Crehan (July 15, 1883 – April 15, 1966) was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 300 films between 1916 and 1965, and notably played Ulysses S. Grant nine times between 1939 and 1958, most memorably in Union Pacific and They Died with Their Boots On. Born in Baltimore, Maryland. he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mathew Crehan. He attended Calvert Hall College and Kent College of Law but left the latter because of his stronger interest in drama. Early in his career, Crehan worked in light comedy. He was in his late 30s when he began doing character roles.Crehan's Broadway credits include Twentieth Century (1932), Lilly Turner (1932), Angels Don't Kiss (1932), Those We Love (1930), Sweet Land of Liberty (1929), Merry Andrew (1929), Ringside (1928), and Yosemite (1914). Crehan often played alongside Charles C. Wilson with whom he is sometimes confused.On April 15, 1966, Crehan died of a stroke in Hollywood, California.
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Judgment at Nuremberg
Four German judges who were on the bench during the Nazi regime will face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity in 1947. Evidence and testimony from the widow of a Nazi gene...
1 TV show
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom first televised on CBS between October 3, 1960 and April 1, 1968. Andy Griffith portrays the widowed sheriff of the fictional small community of Mayberry, ...
1 TV show
Bat Masterson is an American Western television series which showed a fictionalized account of the life of real-life marshal/gambler/dandy Bat Masterson. The title character was played by Gene Barry a...
2 TV shows
26 Men is a syndicated American western television series about the Arizona Rangers, an elite group commissioned in 1901 by the legislature of the Arizona Territory and limited, for financial reasons,...
Leave It to Beaver
Leave It to Beaver is an American television situation comedy about an inquisitive and often naïve boy named Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver and his adventures at home, in school, and around his suburba...
1 Movie · 1 TV show
4 Movies · 1 TV show
The Arizona Cowboy
A singing cowboy (Rex Allen) proves his father is not a thief.
The Flying Missile
A Navy commander experiments with launching missiles from submarines.
Lux Video Theatre
Lux Video Theatre is an American anthology series that was produced from 1950 until 1959. The series presented both comedy and drama in original teleplays, as well as abridged adaptations of films and...
The Tougher They Come
Set in a rugged Northwest logging camp, this drama follows the exploits of the lumberjack who inherits the camp. For a long time, he has been courting a pretty young thing, and now that she believes h...
Bart Tare is an ex-Army man who has a lifelong fixation with guns, he meets a kindred spirit in sharpshooter Annie Starr and goes to work at a carnival. After upsetting the carnival owner who lusts af...
Dancing in the Dark
Emery Slade was one of the brightest stars in Hollywood in 1932, but by 1949 his career has hit the skids. Fortunately, he is able to convince studio head Melville Crossman to cast him in the adaptati...
State Department: File 649
Kenneth Seeley, member of the U. S. State Department's Foreign Service Bureau, and Marge Weldon, a morale worker with the bureau, are assigned to an area in Mongolia dominated by an outlaw warlord. Th...
Joe Hanson, who believes himself to be tolerant of other races and religions, gradually comes to realize that he is prejudiced against many of them.
Bad Men of Tombstone
A marshal goes up against a collection of vicious outlaws terrorizing his own.
The Last Bandit
About to marry Jim Plummer, Kate Foley runs off to Nevada when Ed Bagley convinces her a quick fortune can be made robbing gold shipments that are being transported by the railroad. In Bannock City sh...
Thomas Dekker is a diamond cutter attempting to reclaim his right to a portion of a rubber empire in the early part of the twentieth century. Tom travels to Brazil to uncover the fate of his father an...
Duke of Chicago
To save his publishing firm, a prizefighter (Tom Brown) comes out of retirement in a fixed match.
A Government agent is sent to track an outlaw who has stolen gold boulion. The chase leads into a desolate desert region where the agent is forced to utilize his survival skills.
Joe O'Hara finds out he has a damaged optic nerve just before a boxing match for the title. He needs the money badly, so he doesn't delay the fight. The opponent discovers Joe's weakness and pounds o...
The Gallant Legion
When power-hungry Faulkner and Leroux want to divide Texas into smaller sections, instead of allowing it to enter the Union as a single state, Gary Conway and the Texas Rangers must step in to thwart ...
Sundown in Santa Fe
Sundown in Santa Fe is an adventure film directed by R.G. Springsteen in 60. A dagger has been left in every robbery by Walter Durant, fugitive leader of the President Lincoln murder ring. Rocky is se...
Homicide for Three
While on shore leave to celebrate his first anniversary, Lt. Peter Duluth (Warren Douglas) takes his wife, Iris (Audrey Long), to a Los Angeles hotel but is turned away. When mysterious Colette (Steph...
A man wrongly accused of murder tracks the true culprit across the desert.
Naive small-town girl gets pregnant on her prom night, and winds up in the clutches of the local abortionist. Depending on the release presentation, the movie includes an animation of conception, film...
A married couple who have a song-and-dance act in vaudeville are in trouble. Their struggling act is going nowhere, they're almost broke and they have to do something to get them back on top or they'l...
Adventures in Silverado
Author Robert Louis Stevenson takes a trip to Napa Valley, California, in 1880 and gets involved in the exploits of a stagecoach driver who captures a hooded highwayman called The Monk. Supposedly ins...
A cop investigating a jewel robbery finds that all trails lead to his girlfriend - but she claims she's being framed.
Night Time in Nevada
Twenty years earlier Farrell killed his mining partner Andrews. Now Andrews daughter arrives to get her father's trust fund. Farrell having rustled Roy's cattle now takes her money from her Lawyer and...
Because of Eve
ad feedback Sally and Bob have been married a year. She might be pregnant, so Dr. West picks up a test sample and tells them to come by in a week for the result. They recall problems they had just be...
Henri Verdoux is the subject of a film about his methods for attaining income. Verdoux has been laid off because he was both loyal and competent in his work. He married wealthy widows and then killed ...
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome
A gang of criminals, which includes a piano player and an imposing former convict known as 'Gruesome', has found out about a scientist's secret formula for a gas that temporarily paralyzes anyone who ...
Stevie Carson, a newspaper reporter, and Denny Butler, the feature editor on the same newspaper, set out to track down a gang of literary forgers who are making a fortune off of selling fake first edi...
Philo Vance's Gamble
One of two Philo Vance mystery movies released by PRC.
A Guy Could Change
A playboy is reformed by his daughter and fiancee.
Reformed racketeer "Lucky" Leeds flees from the police when he thinks they are about to arrest him for a murder he didn't commit. He and his wife Patti fly to his privately-owned remote island and hav...
A western bandit is reformed by his love for a little girl.
Night Train to Memphis
A mountain community is thrown into turmoil as the townspeople debate the advantages and disadvantages of having a railroad.
While packing her belongings in preparation of evacuating the White House because of the impending British invasion of Washington D.C., Dolly Payne Madison thinks back on her childhood, her first marr...
The Phantom Thief
Boston Blackie, in the 11th film of the Columbia series, indulges in some wit-trading with a squirmy spiritualist who deals in blackmail, murder and the occult. "Blackie" out to help his pal, "Runt," ...
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...
The Falcon's Adventure
A society sleuth rescues a kidnapped woman, then is framed for murder.
The Mysterious Mr. M
The scientist was known as Mr. M. uses a drug called "hypnotreme" to steal equipment from the submarine. Grant Farrell is dispatched to find the mysterious villain and stop his plans.
Deadline at Dawn
A young Navy sailor has one night to find out why a woman was killed and he ended up with a bag of money after drinking.
Tars and Spars
Howard Young is a coast guardsman who has been on shore duty for three years despite his efforts to be sent into action. His nearest approach to sea duty was on a harbor-moored life raft for 21 days a...
The (O)ffice of (S)trategic (S)ervices' Cmdr. Brady (Patric Knowles) forms Operation "Applejack" (based on a composite of actual incidents during WWII) and sends Lt. (j.g.) Philip Masson, U.S.N.R. aka...
The Shadow Returns
The case of missing jewels, murder and plastics is cracked by The Shadow.
Behind the Mask
Falsely accused of murdering a crooked newspaper reporter, suave detective Lamont Cranston -- aka the Shadow -- vows to track down the real killer.
A treasury agent on the trail of counterfeit money confides to fellow ocean liner passenger, Charlie Chan, that there have been two attempts on his life.
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball
A police detective uses his girlfriend to track down a homicidal maniac.
The Royal Mounted Rides Again
In time-honored fashion, a couple of supporting players -- George Dolenz and Bill Kennedy -- found themselves elevated to starring roles in this minor Universal serial. They played Royal Canadian Moun...
The Chicago Kid
Bantam-sized Don "Red" Barry, Republic's answer to Jimmy Cagney, essays another Cagneyesque role in The Chicago Kid. The star plays Joe Ferrill, whose efforts to raise enough money so that his impriso...
A rough and tumble man of the sea falls for a meek librarian.
Ellen Drew's husband Pat O'Brien is said to be dead and haunting her and her boyfriend.
Detective Tracy (Morgan Conway) rescues Tess Trueheart (Anne Jeffreys) and Junior from a killer called Splitface (Mike Mazurki).
When the Lights Go On Again
The hometown life of a young soldier suffering from shellshock amnesia is revealed in flashback.
The Great Alaskan Mystery
The obsessive scientist Dr. Miller is working on a matter-transmitter invention called the Paratron; a conspiratorial team of spies and no-goods pursue him to Alaska, trying to steal the device.
The Adventures of Mark Twain
A dramatised life of Samuel Langhorn Clemens, or Mark Twain.
Don't be fooled by the title. Christmas Holiday is a far, far cry from It's a Wonderful Life. Told in flashback, the story begins as Abigail Martin marries Southern aristocrat Robert Monette. Unfortun...
One Mysterious Night
After a rare gem is stolen from an exhibition at a posh hotel, Inspector Farraday decides to recruit former thief Boston Blackie to find the stone. Along with his assistant, "The Runt", Blackie focuse...
Hands Across the Border
Adams and Brock are competing for a contract with the Army. Roy saved Trigger from being shot when Adams was killed trying to ride the horse. He plans to ride him in the race to win the contract after...
The Navy Way
The experiences of a disparate group of young men as they make their way through Navy boot camp.
The Missing Juror
A detective tries to stop whomever is murdering the jurors on a notorious murder case.
Chinese detective Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) solves a murder linked to the occult. This movie had an alternative title: Meeting at Midnight.
A mystery woman is the only alibi for the night of his wife's death.
She Has What It Takes
Fay Weston (Jinx Falkenburg), a radio singer of no consequence, pretends to be the daughter of a recently deceased Broadway stage star in order to hoodwink Broadway play producer in starring her in a ...
Adventures of the Flying Cadets
Four youthful cadets are implicated in a series of murders, and must attempt to clear themselves of suspicion.
Mission to Moscow
Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.
Hit the Ice
Flash Fulton (Bud Abbott) and Weejie McCoy (Lou Costello) take pictures of a bank robbery. Lured to the mountain resort hideout of the robbers and accompanied by Dr. Bill Elliott (Patric Knowles) and ...
A district attorney sets out to vindicate his son who's been accused of murdering a nightclub singer.
Honeymoon Lodge is a musical variation on the old Awful Truth plotline. Divorce-bound Bob and Carol Sterling (David Bruce, June Vincent) make a last-ditch attempt to avoid their legal breakup by resta...
Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson are Broadway stars who return to Universal Studios to make another movie. The mere mention of Olsen and Johnson's names evacuates the studio and terrorizes the management an...
The Woman of the Town
Originally, producer Harry Sherman's Woman of the Town was slated for Paramount release, but that studio was overloaded with product, so the film was deferred to United Artists. Nonetheless, the finis...
City Without Men
A young woman's husband has been imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit. In order to be near him to try to help him get his sentence overturned, she moves into a boardinghouse near the prison whose r...
Keep 'em Slugging
A gang of tough street kids decide to go straight and get jobs in order to free draft-age men for the war effort. However, because of their past tangles with the law, they can't find anybody who'll hi...
A radio-show mystery writer (Ruth Terry) and her rival (Frank Albertson) solve real murders.
The Desert Song
Paul Hudson, leads a group of desert bandits against some Nazis, who want to use them as cheap labor for their railroad.
A conman poses as a war relief fundraiser, but when he falls for a charity worker, his conscience begins to trouble him.
You Can't Escape Forever
A demoted reporter (George Brent) and his girlfriend (Brenda Marshall) seek to expose a crime kingpin.
An English refugee and a street thug go to military school together.
Obliging Young Lady
A woman attempts to shelter a young girl from the publicity surrounding her socialite parents' divorce.
As bareknuckled boxing enters the modern era, brash extrovert Jim Corbett uses new rules and dazzlingly innovative footwork to rise to the top of the top of the boxing world.
Men of Texas
A Chicago reporter (Robert Stack) and photographer focus on a Confederate outlaw (Brod Crawford) in post-Civil War Texas.
Whistling in Dixie
Radio sleuth Wally 'The Fox' Benton travels to Georgia with his fiancé Carol to be married; and to help Carol's college chum, Ellamae Downs, solve a mystery involving a murdered man, old Fort Dixon, a...
Wild Bill Hickok Rides
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
Rivals Bill Arden and Paul Herbert enter the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis in order to impress a girl.
Murder in the Big House
When a prisoner on Death Row is "accidentally" killed just before his execution, a reporter smells something fishy...
Eyes of the Underworld
Blackmail and murder in a tale of an auto-theft ring.
The Secret Code
A superhero known as The Black Commando battles Nazi agents who use explosive gases and artificial lightning to sabotage the war effort.
Cadets on Parade
A military school cadet runs away after failing to fit in at sports or school life. He's befriended by a newsboy and they tutor each other, but soon get embroiled in a ransom scheme.
The Courtship of Andy Hardy
Andy takes a shine to the shy daughter of the couple who are divorcing.
Three ex-cons buy a luggage shop to tunnel into the bank vault next door. But despite all they can do, the shop prospers...
Treat 'Em Rough
When his father is accused of graft, a former boxer returns home to clear his name.
There's something very odd about Romano, a notorious gangster serving time in the federal pen. For one thing, Romano doesn't sound much like himself. For another, he always seems to be hiding somethin...
Police detectives battle the League of Murdered Men, a gang of resurrected dead criminals.
A South American in New York rents the apartment of a socialite who pretends to be his maid.
A spy steals a secret military device, then hijacks an airliner to get away. The airliner crashes in the wilderness & the survivors are threatened by a raging forest fire.
The Case of the Black Parrot
Sandy Vantine and her uncle, Paul Vantine, return from Europe with an antique cabinet purchased during their trip. Jim Moore, a reporter who had met Sandy and fallen for her during the voyage, suspect...
Know For Sure
A 1941 film encouraging people to seek treatment if they had, or might have had, syphilis.
Circumstance, an old flame and a mother-in-law drive a happily married couple to the verge of divorce and insanity.
A Man Betrayed
Bucolic lawyer John Wayne takes on big-city corruption in A Man Betrayed. He sets out to prove that an above-suspicion politician (Edward Ellis) is actually a crook. The price of integrity is sweet in...
Three Girls About Town
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, and the sister...
Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Boxer Joe Pendleton, flying to his next fight, crashes...because a Heavenly Messenger, new on the job, snatched Joe's spirit prematurely from his body. Before the matter can be rectified, Joe's body i...
They Died with Their Boots On
The story follows General George Armstrong Custer's adventures from his West Point days to his death. He defies orders during the Civil War, trains the 7th Cavalry, appeases Chief Crazy Horse and late...
Nine Lives Are Not Enough
A reporter is constantly in trouble for jumping to conclusions.
Doctors Don't Tell
Dr. Ralph Snyder and Dr. Frank Blake open an office together but soon split over a rivalry for nightclub singer Diana Wayne and a difference over ethics.
An elderly businessman (Frank Morgan) plans what he thinks is an innocent night on the town while his wife is away. Instead, he finds himself involved in a showgirl's murder.
Previously filmed in 1932, and remade a third time in 1961, this second film version of Fannie Hurst's novel stars Margaret Sullavan as a fashion designer in love with a married banker (Charles Boyer)...
Two Virginians are about to start a new life in Texas when they see a stagecoach being held up. They decided to make off with the loot after robbing the robbers. They didn't see each other for a long ...
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary
In spite of the fact that Aunt Milly is his teacher, and that the Judge has gone to all the trouble of getting him his own private secretary, Andy Hardy flunked his English exam at high school.
The conflict between a railroader and a stage line owner is being aggravated by bad guys who are sabotaging both sides. Roy and Gabby mediate the conflict and expose the bad guys.
Here Comes Happiness
Jessica leaves her upper class home to assume an anonymous working class identity. She meets a blue collar guy, Chet and falls in love with the poor but ambitious man. Chet observes a series of suspic...
The power company linesmen are Hank McHenry and Johnny Marshall. Hank was promoted to foreman of the gang after he was injured in an accident. The road crew is starting to show tension as the rivalry ...
The Fighting 69th
Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.
Santa Fe Trail
J.E.B is a punishment for fighting fellow classmates days before graduating from West Point. Four friends are assigned to the 2nd Cavalry, which is stationed at Fort Leavenworth. They aided in the cap...
Little Nellie Kelly
Nellie Kelly, the daughter of Irish immigrants, patches up differences between her father and maternal grandfather while rising to the top on Broadway.
Broadway Melody of 1940
Johnny Brett and King Shaw are an unsuccessful dance team in New York. A producer discovers Brett as the new partner for Clare Bennett, but Brett, who thinks he is one of the people they lent money to...
The Texas Rangers Ride Again
With thousands of cattle being rustled from White Sage ranch the 1930's Texas Rangers are called in. They manage to get one of their agents into the gang by making them think he is the Pecos Kid on th...
The House Across the Bay
Nightclub owner Steve Larwitt sees his empire of investments collapse as he faces tax evasion charges and is attacked by his rivals. Believing Steve will be safer in prison for one year, his wife, who...
The Green Hornet
A newspaper publisher and his Korean servant fight crime as vigilantes who pose as a notorious masked gangster and his aide.
Public Deb No. 1
When a waiter gives a society girl a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
Trouble in Colorado is tying up Union troops needed back east during the Civil War and Lieut. Burke is sent to investigate. Macklin and his gang are causing the problems and Capt. Mason joins them. Wh...
City for Conquest
The heartbreaking but hopeful tale of Danny Kenny and Peggy Nash, two sweethearts who meet and struggle through their impoverished lives in New York City. When Peggy, hoping for something better in li...
Gene Autry and sidekick Frog Millhouse depart Madison Square Garden and NYC heading west for home in their car and a horse trailer carrying Gene's horse, Champion. They discover that Ronnie Willoughby...
When retired racket boss John Sarto tries to get back in the game, he ends up in a monastery, where he becomes a monk.
Music in My Heart
A young woman falls for the understudy in a Broadway musical.
Betty Bryant is an ambitious newspaper reporter in love with Dan Barton, a member of a big-city Emergency Squad who are trained to deal with riots, cave-in, explosions, fires and other emergencies whe...
The army's effort to capture Apache chief Geronimo, who is leading a band of warriors on a rampage of raiding and murder, is hampered by a feud between two officers--who are father and son.
Society lawyer Christopher Durant agrees to defend his friend Phil Siddall when Siddall is arrested for the murder of an ex-girlfriend. With the help of nightclub singer Pat Abbott and crime boss Tony...
Almost a Gentleman
Saving a dog from the pound gets a man mixed up in murder.
A mobster is not able to go straight after he returns home from prison.
After a stamp-collecting Navy chief petty officer is jailed following FBI and Naval Justice investigation, his fiancee meets one of his fellow officers, becomes romantically interested in him, and joi...
Stanley and Livingstone
When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars, his editor James Gordon Bennett sends him to Africa to find Dr. David Livingstone, the missing Scott...
Tell No Tales
A newspaper editor turns a kidnapping into the banner headlines and exclusive story that could save his publication.
Wings of the Navy
Jerry is trying to beat his brother, a naval aviator. Jerry can give it back, even though his brother is tough on him and protective of him.
In this epic Western, Wade Hatton, a wagon master turned sheriff, tames a cow town at the end of a railroad line.
A fugitive from a chain gang becomes an oil-well firefighter and meets the man who framed him.
Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent star...
We Are Not Alone
A British doctor and his son's Austrian governess have an affair and are accused of murdering the doctor's wife.
They All Come Out
A down on his luck young man stumbles into a gang of robbers who all get landed in prison. Will he be reformed, or is he ensnared into a life of crime?
You Can't Get Away with Murder
Frank Wilson was a criminal who taught Johnnie crime. When Wilson kills a pawnbroker with a gun stolen from Johnnie's sister Madge's fiancée Fred Burke, he goes to Sing Sing's death house. Wilson uses...
Pride of the Navy
A disruptive Annapolis naval cadet refuses to tow the line and so gets booted out of the prestigious academy. Later, he takes to designing speedboats. They are innovative and soon the Navy comes a-kno...
The Star Maker
This is a film about the life of Gus Edwards, a well known vaudeville composer, entertainer, and producer.
The Return of Doctor X
There is a doctor named Dr. Francis Flegg, a specialist in blood disease and research, has been assisted in recent months by a mysterious fellow named Marshall Quesne, who is extremely pale, with a st...
Babes in Arms
Mickey Moran, son of two vaudeville veterans, decided to put up his own show with his girlfriend. There is a child actress who wants to make a comeback and take over the role of Mickey's girl.
The Union Pacific Railroad can be pushed across the wilderness to California thanks to one of the last bills signed by President Lincoln. Asa Barrows is a financial opportunist who wants to make money...
Wisecracking showgirl Maisie Ravier finds herself trapped in a Wyoming town when her new employer closes the show prematurely. She meets ranch foreman Charles "Slim" Martin when he accuses her of lift...
A female private eye and a police detective are investigating the murder of a millionaire.
Behind Prison Gates
An agent (Brian Donlevy) for the state attorney general poses as a convict to learn about bank loot.
An idealistic young newspaper reporter crusades against organized crime.
The Roaring Twenties
After World War I, Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of ...
A young singer, Marge Dexter, becomes involved in trouble when she works in a nightclub in which two of the band-members are in reality undercover-police officers who believe that the club is the head...
Billy The Kid Returns
After Pat Garrett kills Billy the Kid, Billy's look-alike Roy Rogers arrives and is mistaken for him. Although a murderer, Billy was on the side of the homesteaders against the large ranchers. As Bill...
The Kid Comes Back
A ring veteran turns a Texas tenderfoot into a winning fighter.
Too Hot to Handle
Chris Hunter works as a newsreel reporter. He was doing reports on the Chinese-Japanese war when he met the pilot. She doesn't trust him at first, but he manages to get her hired as his assistant by u...
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife
American multi-millionaire Michael Brandon married his eighth wife, Nicole, the daughter of a broken French Marquis. She starts her own strategy to tame him because she doesn't want to be only a numbe...
Woman Against Woman
A newlywed unhappily discovers that her husband's scheming ex-wife still has a controlling influence in his life and home.
Gang Bullets was one of a myriad of late-1930s Monogram crime pictures, bearing such interchangable titles as I Am a Criminal, Convict's Code and Federal Bullets. Morgan Wallace plays a Capone-like ra...
A former actor poses as the son of a wealthy man and gets involved in a murder in which the real son is the suspect.
Irish immigrant meets returning war correspondent on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amours of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.
A Criminal Is Born
An entry in MGM's Crime Does Not Pay series, this short tells the true story of how a young man, ignored by his parents, gets into a gang and starts a crime spree which leads to murder.
Bandleader (Romero) and manager (Ameche) discover skater (Henie) in Norway. They become rivals as she returns with them to America.
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Roger Grant, a classical violinist, fails to impress his family and teacher when he organizes a jazz band, but he and the band become successful. Roger is in love with his singer, but his reluctance t...
The state police try to break up racketeering in a coal mining town.
Here's Flash Casey
After graduating college an aspiring photographer lands his first job--with a big city newspaper.
Girls on Probation
A dizzy young girl falls into crime but wins her lawyer's heart.
Ambitious reporter Torchy Blane guides her policeman boyfriend to correctly pinpoint who shot the man she was interviewing.
Blossoms On Broadway
A young singer hopes to become a success on Broadway.
The Case of the Stuttering Bishop
A Bishop from Australia comes to Perry to ask him to take a case of a woman wrongly accused of manslaughter 22 years before. The case would involve the wealthy Mr. Brownley and the fact that his alleg...
There Goes My Girl
Jerry (Gene Raymond) and Connie (Ann Sothern) are engaged to be married, but they're also rival newspaper reporters, and when they're both assigned to cover the same murder case, the temptation to out...
Outlaws of the Orient
Johnny Eaton, trouble-shooter for an American oil company drilling in China, leaves his bride-to-be to head for the Orient and straighten out problems at the inland-concession site his company control...
Her Husband's Secretary
A businessman buys trouble when he hires his wife"s best friend as his secretary.
God's Country and the Woman
Hard-nosed Jefferson Russett runs a logging company; his brother, Steve, is the prodigal son. Steve becomes stranded on the competition's property and slowly learns the business and of his brother's d...
A Day at Santa Anita
Orphaned horse-trainer's little daughter has reciprocated bond with horse, which needs her presence to win races.
Beg, Borrow or Steal
We find con-man Ingraham Steward living by his wits by steering wealthy Paris visitors to sellers of fake paintings and other assorted dodges. He and his wife, Agatha, have been separated for 15 years...
Once a Doctor
Dr. Frank Brace (Joe King) is an important doctor with son Jerry (Gordon Oliver) as well as foster son Steven (Donald Woods). The sons are both interns at Frank's hospital. Steven is the better doct...
Racketeer Jim Barnes is trying to force the independent taxicab-drivers to join his "protection service" at the cost of five bucks a day. Champion race-car driver, Bob Kane, joins with his friends Lee...
This Is My Affair
President McKinley has a question for the lieutenant. Richard L is an individual. A very well briefed Mid-Western bank robbers are based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, which is why Perry is going undergrou...
A habitual gambler comes to the aid of a desperate woman after her daughter inherits a fortune and is underhandedly taken by her estranged father.
A Hollywood heartthrob helps a small-town girl achieve stardom.
The Duke Comes Back
After winning the heavyweight championship, boxer Duke Foster (Allan Lane) quits the ring to marry socialite Susan Corbin (Heather Angel). When his businessman father-in-law Arnold (Frederick Burton) ...
The Cherokee Strip
A singing lawyer and other homesteaders participate in the Oklahoma land rush and found the town of Big Rock, but the fast-growing frontier settlement quickly becomes embroiled in political and busine...
Guns of the Pecos
A singing cowboy (Dick Foran) thwarts a thieving judge and courts a woman (Anne Nagel) in Texas.
The Wrong Road
A young married couple whose plans for their life together haven't turned out as expected decide to rob the bank where the husband works of $100,000, then hide the money in a safe place and return for...
Girls Can Play
The Hollywood Post's sports writer, Jimmy Jones (Charles Quigley), yearns to be a crime reporter, and thus looks for foul play on even the most routine assignments. In writing a piece about a girl's s...
A Navy veteran with one leg fights to make himself a success.
After a mine cave in, the rescue crew risks their lives to search for two trapped miners.
Fight promoter Nick Donati grooms a bellhop as a future champ, but has second thoughts when the 'kid' falls for his sister.
After losing his bid for district attorney, an aspiring young lawyer agrees to defend a ring of car thieves.
The Singing Kid
Neurotic Broadway star Al Jackson faces professional ruin when he loses his voice. While recuperating in the country, he falls in love with farm girl Ruth Haines, the pretty aunt of precocious little ...
The Murder of Dr. Harrigan
A young doctor is determined to expose the killer when a surgeon is found stabbed to death in a hospital elevator.
A singing secret agent tracks down renegades at President Lincoln's request.
A crusading young reporter planning a series of articles about a corrupt politician is framed for a crime and sentenced to serve five years at a prison farm.
Down the Stretch
Mickey Rooney stars as a young jockey in this horse-racing drama.
After causing his friend's death, an animal trainer marries the man's daughter to atone.
The Captain's Kid
In this children's adventure, the children of a small town are enthralled by the tales of the town drunk.
A salesman tries to sell a tractor to a customer who hates tractors while falling for the girl.
An aviator ignores skeptics to make the first commercial flight from San Francisco to China.
Gold Diggers of 1937
The partners of stage-producer J. J. Hobart gamble away the money for his new show. They enlist a gold-digging chorus girl to help get it back by conning an insurance company. But they don’t count on ...
Murder by an Aristocrat
A wealthy family is blackmailed, murder results, and a nurse at the scene of the crime is determined to figure out who-done-it.
A reporter gets himself sent to prison so he can solve a murder behind bars.
This expansive drama is based on the novel by Hervey Allen and follows the adventures of the eponymous hero, Anthony Adverse. Anthony was abandoned at a convent by his despicable nobleman father, Don ...
Here Comes Carter
A radio commentator avenges an old wrong by blowing the whistle on Hollywood scandals
Brides Are Like That
Fred, the wealthy owner of apple groves, has sent his nephew to college, but the only job that his nephew has after graduating is the job of not working. Bill is a dreamer, a talker and a golf player ...
Bullets or Ballots
After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner, former detective Johnny Blake publicly punches him, convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the mob....
King of Hockey
Gamblers try to pressure a star hockey player into throwing a game.
Cain and Mabel
A chorus girl and a heavyweight boxer are paired romantically as a publicity stunt.
Fate brings a job at Boulder Dam and romance with a saloon singer into the life of a young man on the run.
Go Into Your Dance
An irresponsible Broadway star gets mixed up with gambling and gangsters.
An admiral's son with no interest in carrying on the family tradition is a successful crooner. He finally joins the Navy to prove he can, but with no real love in it.
A mother sends her young son to military school so he won't find out she's been sentenced to a prison term on a framed fraud charge.
A 1935 melodrama, set in San Francisco, starring Kay Francis as a travelers' aid worker who becomes involved with her clients' personal lives.
While the Patient Slept
A murder occurs when greedy relatives gather to await the demise of their wealthy and very ill family patriarch.
A toothpaste magnate's mischievous daughter, tired of her father's traditional ways of conducting business, joins forces with her father's rival and a crazy inventor. Together they create "Cocktail To...
Don't Bet on Blondes
Owen, a small time bookie, decides to open an insurance business as it involves lesser risk. His first client is Colonel Youngblood who insures his daughter, Marilyn, against marriage.
The Case of the Lucky Legs
A con man who stages phony "lucky legs" beauty contests and leaves town with the money is found with a surgical knife in his heart by Mason.
Husband-and-wife vaudeville stars separate when success goes to his head.
Let 'em Have It
Let 'Em Have It is a 1935 gangster film. It was also known as The Legion of Valour and False Faces. An FBI agent tracks down a gang leader.
Oil For The Lamps Of China
An American oil company representative almost sacrifices his marriage for his career.
Page Miss Glory
A country girl goes to the city and gets a job in a posh hotel, and winds up becoming an instant celebrity thanks to an ambitious photographer.
An honest sports columnist's greedy wife persuades him to go easy on a cheat, famous for crooked sports deals.
Man of Iron
A construction company foreman's life changes--not necessarily for the better--when he is promoted to an executive position.
After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 San Francisco, his audacity helps him to arise to a position of power in the vice industry of the infamous Barbary Coast.
Newspaperman Bill Bradford becomes a special agent for the tax service trying to end the career of racketeer Nick Carston. Julie Gardner is Carston's bookkeeper. Bradford enters Carston's organization...
Front Page Woman
Ace reporter Curt Devlin and fellow reporter Ellen Garfield love one another, but Curt believes women are "bum newspapermen". When a murder investigation ensues, the two compete every step of the way,...
A simple Pennsylvania coal miner is drawn into the violent conflict between union workers and management.
Among the Missing
Seeking to avoid arrest while fleeing through a city park at night, two jewel thieves, Gordon and young Tommy, stash some just-stolen jewels on elderly, unknowing Martha Abbott. They then invite Marth...
Big Hearted Herbert
After cantankerous and miserly Herbert Kalness insults his daughter's fiance and prospective in-laws at a dinner party, Mrs. Kalness devises a scheme to teach her husband a lesson in good manners.
No good deed goes unpunished for Lena Karelson (Wynne Gibson), hooker with a heart of gold trying to go straight in the big city. Covering a bachelor party for a friend in need, Lena winds up at a ga...
Now I'll Tell
A two-bit gambler somehow claws his way to the top. His love for riches is only matched by his love for his wife, but he is sometimes confused by which he loves most.
Gentlemen Are Born
A well-cloistered and protected-against-reality group of college students get their diplomas in the heart of the Great Depression, and quickly learn that the piece of paper the diploma is written on i...
Jimmy the Gent
An unpolished racketeer, whose racket is finding heirs for unclaimed fortunes, affects ethics and tea-drinking manners to win back the sweetheart who now works for his seemingly upright competitor.
It Happened One Night
A reporter and a heiress are stuck with each other when the bus leaves them behind at one of the stops while they travel to New York.
The Case of the Howling Dog
There is a man in the office who is very nervous and wants his neighbor to be arrested for his dog howling. The howling is a sign that there is a death in the neighborhood, according to him. He wants ...
A Lost Lady
A woman who thinks she'll never love again falls in love with a man she doesn't want to marry.
The Merry Frinks
An heiress abandons an out-of-work husband, two sons and a lovesick daughter.
The Hell Cat
Reporter Dan Collins tries to expose a crooked gambling ring, but is waylaid by Geraldine Sloane, a feisty young heiress who feels Collins has insulted her. To get revenge , she disguises herself and ...
Alison Drake, the tough-minded executive of an automobile factory, succeeds in the man's world of business until she encounters an independent design engineer.
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.
A detective tries to figure out who killed a man who predicted his own death.
Two golddiggers go fishing for millionaires in Havana.
A hooker who gets followed by a man, she thinks he's drunk but is turns out he's been wounded in a robbery of a radio factory where he used to work. As the police swarm into the seedy tenement, she de...
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