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Edison, the Man
In flashback, fifty years after inventing the light bulb, an 82-year-old Edison tells his story starting at age twenty-two with his arrival in New York. He's on his way with invention of an early form...
A revolutionary leader romances a French aristocrat in Louisiana.
A reporter and a lawyer investigate a women's prison and help an inmate who does not belong there.
City of Chance
Texas girl goes to New York, becomes a newspaper reporter, and tries to get her gambler boyfriend to come home.
The Fatal Hour
Captain Street looks at Mr. when a police officer is murdered. Wong was supposed to catch the killer. Frank Belden Jr. is the son of a businessman who is well known for both his success and dishonesty...
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed to the United States Senate by the puppet governor of his state. He soon discovers, upon going to Washington, many shortco...
Tell No Tales
A newspaper editor turns a kidnapping into the banner headlines and exclusive story that could save his publication.
A former prizefighter tries to help his son pay off his gambling debts.
An embittered Louie Peronni (Edward Norris) returns from prison to find that his sister, Juli Peronni (Amanda Duff), is engaged to policeman Eddie Farrell (Kane Richmond), and also finds that his secr...
A dedicated police officer is torn between family and duty when his son turns to a life of crime.
Mooching Through Georgia
Man relates how he outwitted the Yankee army during the Civil War.
Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence
New York store clerk joins a hobo and an illegal immigrant heading for his newly bought land in Arizona.
Youth Takes a Fling
McCrea plays Joe Meadows, whose only ambition as a Kansas farm boy was a life at sea. He moves to New York to try to get a job as a sailor, finds it more difficult than he thought, and meets Helen Bro...
You Can't Take It with You
Alice, the only relatively normal member of the eccentric Sycamore family, falls in love with Tony Kirby, but his wealthy banker father and snobbish mother strongly disapprove of the match. When the K...
Public Defender Gary Franklin, frustrated by being unable to save criminal Dutch Adams from a death sentence by blaming the slums environment as the cause of Dutch's crimes, enlists the aid of Dutch's...
The Main Event
FBI agent Mac Richards takes his girlfriend, Helen Phillips, to a world championship boxing match only to learn that the event has been canceled because the titleholder has been kidnapped. Mac is entr...
Murder in Greenwich Village
A society girl is suspected of murdering an artist whose brother is a notorious racketeer. In her pursuit of an alibi, she inadvertently implicates a struggling advertisement photographer. Now they mu...
It Can't Last Forever
Russ Matthews, a theatrical agent who is not above pulling off a hoax or two or more to further the career of his clients (and himself), and a newspaper gossip-columnist, Carol Wilson, get involved wi...
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 remake of Frank Capra's Submarine (1928), Devil's Playground is a snappy Columbia "B plus" picture starring Richard Dix and Chester Morris. Submarine officers Dorgan (Dix) and Mason (Morris) battle ...
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.
Don't Gamble with Love
Standard tale of husband and wife living a party lifestyle. He works in a gambling hall and she occasionally models and sings. Because they want to start a family wife feels the need to change their s...
Treachery Rides the Range
The Indians need the Buffalo to survive and the Government has promised to keep the herds free from hunters. But Carter, of Carter and Barton, just signed a big contract for furs and Buffalo meat so t...
Legion of Terror
Two newly-appointed postal inspectors, Frank Marshall and 'Slim" Hewitt, set out to track down the sender of a time-bomb to a U. S. Senator and, during their investigation, run across a hooded organiz...
A bored small-town teacher gets mixed up with an escaped bank robber.
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.
The Calling of Dan Matthews
Dan Matthews (Richard Arlen), a young parson, is in love with Hope Strong (Charlotte Wynters), the daughter of James B. Strong ('FRederick Burton'), a man who controls the town with his real estate an...
A 1935 melodrama, set in San Francisco, starring Kay Francis as a travelers' aid worker who becomes involved with her clients' personal lives.
Go Into Your Dance
An irresponsible Broadway star gets mixed up with gambling and gangsters.
James "Brick" Davis, a struggling attorney, owes his education to a mobster, but always has refused to get involved with the underworld. When a friend of his is killed by a notorious criminal, Brick d...
A circus wild animal trainer searches for the son who was taken away from him by a meddling relative years earlier.
Melodrama about the professional and romantic problems of an aspiring singer.
An honest sports columnist's greedy wife persuades him to go easy on a cheat, famous for crooked sports deals.
The Goose and the Gander
When Georgiana Summers learns that the woman who stole and married her husband is planning a romantic tryst with a new love, she hatches a giddy plot to expose the rendezvous and pay her back.
Mary Jane's Pa
A deserter (Guy Kibbee) saves his wife (Aline MacMahon) from gangsters out to ruin her newspaper.
While the Patient Slept
A murder occurs when greedy relatives gather to await the demise of their wealthy and very ill family patriarch.
The Best Man Wins
A diver saves his best friend's life but loses his own arm in doing so. Later, unable to find work because of his missing arm, he is forced to go to work for a criminal searching for lost treasures. M...
Man of Iron
A construction company foreman's life changes--not necessarily for the better--when he is promoted to an executive position.
The Defense Rests
A sleazy lawyer's female assistant sets out to end his cheating ways.
The Merry Frinks
An heiress abandons an out-of-work husband, two sons and a lovesick daughter.
The Thin Man
A husband and wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
When his wife refuses to divorce him, Richard, a millionaire in love with his secretary, is dispirited. Richard offered Diane an all-expense-paid cruise to Argentina so that she could think about what...
A Man's Game
During one blaze, Firefighters Tim and his partner Dave (Ward Bond) rescue pretty stenographer Judy (Evelyn Knapp). Falling in love with the girl, the boys try to save her from getting mixed up in an ...
The Circus Clown
A man who wants to join the circus against the wishes of his ex-circus clown father.
Murder in the Clouds
Bob Halsey is a first-rate pilot who's in love with stewardess Judy Wagner. He's ordered to deliver a secret formula to Washington, D.C., but a spy hears about the assignment and sabotages it by murde...
I Sell Anything
Auctioneer Spot Cash Cutler is planning the scam of a lifetime, but will he get burned?
A philosophy professor accompanies his school's rowing team on a worldwide tour.
Manhattan Love Song
After having been swindled out of all their money by a crooked business manager, formerly wealthy socialites Jerry and Carol discover that they owe their chauffeur and maid back wages they are unable ...
The Doorway to Hell
A vicious crime lord decides that he has had enough and much to the shock of his colleagues decides to give the business to his second in command and retire to Florida after marrying his moll. Unfortu...