Frank Orth (February 21, 1880 – March 17, 1962) was an American actor born in Philadelphia. He is probably best remembered for his portrayal of Inspector Faraday in the 1951-1953 television series Boston Blackie.
Movies & TV shows
By the early 1900s, the extraordinary Houdini earned an international reputation for his theatrical tricks and daring feats of extrication from shackles, ropes, handcuffs. Scotland Yard has jails.
Here Come the Girls
Bob Hope played an incompetent member of the chorus boy in a stage show. When a killer goes after the real star after being fired, he is starring as a decoy.
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The Petty Girl
An artist famous for his calendar portraits of beautiful women becomes fascinated by a prim and proper professor and tries to get her to pose for his work. He's determined not to take no for an answer...
Father of the Bride
Stanley Banks remembers the day his daughter got married. We learn of the surprises and disasters along the way when she announces her engagement.
The Great Rupert
A family moves into an apartment with a squirrel. As it seems that the holiday will come and go without so much as a Christmas tree, Rupert acts as the family's guardian angel, not only saving Christm...
Bride for Sale
Nora Shelley is a tax expert for the accounting company which is led by Paul Martin. She thinks she can find a suitable husband by inspecting their clients' tax documents. Martin finds out and tries t...
Nick Cherney, who is in prison for swindling from a company, sees a chance to get back at Johnny Torno through his brother. He pays someone to kill someone. Johnny went to Jess's hotel room after he w...
The Big Clock
A crusading editor of a crime magazine has to take a vacation with his wife when his publishing boss assigns him to find the murderer of a glamorous blonde. As the investigation proceeds to its conclu...
The Girl from Manhattan
A small-town girl who's made it big in New York as a fashion model returns home, only to find that her somewhat dotty uncle has mortgaged his boarding house to the hilt She became involved with a hand...
The 24th entry in the "Blondie" film series begins as Dagwood prepares for a long-awaited vacation with the family. Mr is his boss. There will be no more postponements for the holiday. When something ...
The Guilt of Janet Ames
The reporter tried to help the widow of the soldier who saved his life.
The Gas House Kids in Hollywood
The kids are going to Hollywood.
Up-and-coming Hollywood actor/crooner, Vic Morton, has a secret. He starts receiving death threats in the mail and an attempt on his life is made. Soon after, two of his associates are murdered. Who i...
It Had to Be You
A chronic runaway bride is haunted by her conscience.
Born to Speed
The romantic, dangerous and fast-paced world of professional midget auto racing provides the backdrop for this dramatic tale of a young driver who decides to follow in his late father's footsteps and ...
Wake Up and Dream
A young woman is aided by her friends as she searches for her brother.
The Hoodlum Saint
It's difficult to find work for a former reporter who served in the army during World War I. Desperate, one day he crashes a wedding attended by many of the city's rich and powerful, meets a beautiful...
Lady in the Lake
Private detective Philip Marlowe was asked to find the wife of Derace Kingsby. She told her husband that she was going to Mexico to marry Chris Lavery. Kingsby was in the Bay City recently. Marlowe is...
The Bride Wore Boots
Sally Warren is rich and beautiful, but her husband doesn't like mammals. Jeff Warren is a popular lecturer on the ladies club circuit. It's obvious that Jeff and Sally don't have much in common, afte...
Murder in the Music Hall
An orchestra leader turns sleuth to clear his ice-skating girlfriend for murder.
It's Great to Be Young
Ricky Malone, Spud Winters and some other returning G.I.'s are trying to break into show business by the old summer resort. Terry, a runaway daughter of a big producer who is trying to stifle her show...
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers
Martha, Walter and Sam were childhood friends. Martha and Walter have been married for a long time. She is a cold businesswoman and he is the district attorney, a perfect combination to dominate the c...
The Lost Weekend
The long-time alcoholic, Don Birnam, has been sober for ten days and appears to be over the worst. His craving is now even more pervasive. Evading a country weekend planned by his brother and girlfrie...
Pillow to Post
Howard Oil Supply Company has no salesmen left because of the war. Jean doesn't make a sale when she hits the road. Earl wants dinner with her, but she gets one tentative sale with the Black Hills Oil...
Doll Face was rejected from auditioning for a Broadway show because she lacked culture. She could get both culture and publicity by writing her memoirs. Doll Face and her partner might have more than ...
She Went to the Races
A group of scientists are working on a system. There is a lot of comedy.
Tell It to a Star
Carol (Ruth Terry), the cigarette girl at a swank Palm Springs hotel, dreams of singing in the establishment's nightclub. She gets a chance when her well-to-do uncle, "Colonel" Morgan (Alan Mowbray), ...
The Impatient Years
Sergeant Andy Anderson and Janie Anderson are in front of a divorce court judge. William Smith objects to the judge allowing him to give his version of the story. After only three days of knowing each...
The Mummy's Curse
After being buried in quicksand for 25 years, the soul of his beloved Princess Ananka, who sought help and protection at a swamp draining project, is set free to roam the rural bayous of Louisiana as ...
The Meanest Man in the World
A compassionate small-town lawyer moves to New York City to seek his fortune, but is unsuccessful until he takes a friend's advice and tries to convince the world he's a ruthless heel. He's the most p...
The Ox-Bow Incident
There are cattle thieves in Nevada. Initially suspected of being the rustlers themselves, Carter and Croft join a posse out to get the criminals, who also may be involved in a recent shooting. The liv...
Eddie Johnson weasels his way into a job at Joe Rocco's Coney Island night spot, which is set at the turn of the century. Eddie and Kate meet the club's star attraction, a singer with a penchant for f...
Hello, Frisco, Hello
While spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet to the big time.
Blue, White, and Perfect
Mike Shayne wants to get a job as a riveter in an aircraft plant in order to win back his girlfriend. He quickly finds himself investigating the theft of industrial diamonds from the plant's safe and,...
When Gene Morrison's band arrives in town, Connie Ward is in seventh heaven. Bill Abbot swept her off her feet. She joined the band tour and learned about life as an orchestra wife, weathering the cat...
Tales of Manhattan
Those who wear a tailcoat are cursed by the tailor. There is a W.C in the video. The original theatrical release did not include the Fields segment.
The Magnificent Dope
When the "dope" takes his course, a contest is staged to find the biggest failure in the USA. Tad Page is contented with his life and threatens to convert other students to his philosophy. Will Tad fi...
A cafe in Chicago in 1942. On a rainy night, veteran reporter Homer Howard tells the story of Roxie Hart and the crime she was judged for in 1927.
Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant
The doctor (Lionel Barrymore) has a Kansan (Van Johnson), an Australian and an Asian from Brooklyn to choose from.
Rings on Her Fingers
Susan Miller works behind the counter in a department store and dreams about the beautiful clothes and glamour she can never hope to have. May and Warren are con artists who pose as the mother and unc...
Tommy Lundy is going to test his popularity in a Broadway show. Tommy is always looking for the ladies and he starts paying attention to Pat. Bill Smith doesn't like Tommy because he gets a boxing par...
Henry and Dizzy
After accidentally sinking a borrowed motorboat, teenager Henry Aldrich scrambles to raise the replacement cash the boat's owner demands. If Henry doesn't come up with the funds within two days, the b...
My Gal Sal
The film chronicles the early life of a gay writer who wrote hit songs as he moved up into New York society. SallyElliott, one of the more popular songstresses of the day, was wooed and won by him des...
Dr. Kildare's Victory
Dr. Kildare's crusade against their hospital's deal with a rival hospital is supported by Gillespie.
Over My Dead Body
Berle is a mystery writer who is never able to finish a story. Berle overheard several men discussing the suicide of a coworker while visiting his wife at the office where she works. Berle decided to ...
Respect the Law
Shows how so-called "minor" lawbreakers can do more damage than major criminals.
Come Live with Me
A refugee from Austria arranges a marriage of convenience.
They Died with Their Boots On
The general's adventures from West Point to his death are the subject of the story. During the Civil War, he defies orders, trains the 7th Cavalry, and later engages in a bloody battle with the Sioux ...
A hillbilly sharpshooter becomes a religious person. Despite his religious and moral objections, he is called to serve his country and become one of the most celebrated American heroes of World War I....
I Wake Up Screaming
A young promoter is accused of the murder of Vicky Lynn, a young actress he "discovered" as a waitress while out with ex-actor Robin Ray and gossip columnist Larry Evans.
There are problems because of a baby that was part of a publicity stunt.
Ride on Vaquero
The commander of a U.S. army released the Cisco Kid after he was captured while keeping a rendezvous with a cantina dancer. The army is helping break up a kidnap ring. Carlos, Gordito's friend, was ki...
His Girl Friday
Hildy, the former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, went to his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fia...
When retired racket boss John Sarto tries to get back in the game, he ends up in a monastery, where he becomes a monk.
When a teenager's father is accused of murder, the boy and his high-school classmates set out to find the real killer.
Gold Rush Maisie
She became attached to a dirt poor farmer and his family as she joined hundreds of others digging for gold in a previously panned out ghost town.
People come to oil towns to make money. Betsy was going to marry Sand but decided against it. Getting rich and losing it all teach the value of personal ties.
Dr. Kildare's Strange Case
Kildare tries brain surgery. The nurse faces a rival.
'Til We Meet Again
Criminal Dan Hardesty is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke after Joan Ames dies on a luxury liner. Joan and Dan fall in love.
Know Your Money
The government's attempt to curb counterfeiting is explored in the MGM Crime Does Not Pay series.
The entry in MGM's "Crime Does Not Pay" series deals with shady companies selling fake merchandise.
Dr. Kildare's Crisis
Jimmy Kildare's impending nuptials are jeopardized by a diagnosis of possible epilepsy in his fiancee's brother.
The Doctor Takes a Wife
A best-selling author of women's issues and a medical academic agree that it is a good idea to lie about being married.
A policeman discovers that his girlfriend is involved in a waterfront racket.
Dr. Kildare Goes Home
A young doctor gives up big-city success to help his father set up a small-town clinic.
You, the People
The MGM Crime Does Not Pay series features a big city crime boss's attempt to use his crime " machine" to fraudulently win reelection for the corrupt mayor. The crime boss is almost able to continue h...
Father Is A Prince
Director Noel Smith's comic 1940 morality tale, about a carpet sweeper manufacturer who sacrifices his family's happiness for his business, stars Grant Mitchell, Nana Bryant, Jan Clayton, George Reeve...
A man and woman of different classes are brought together by their love of Lippizan horses.
Michael Shayne: Private Detective
Michael Shayne was hired by Hiram to keep his daughter away from racetrack betting windows. Shayne faked the murder of her gambler boyfriend, who is also romancing the daughter of a casino owner, in o...
La Conga Nights
Hugh Herbert is in six different roles. A man is in one of the roles. A music lover has grown rich through real estate deals. A cab driver and an aspiring singer are figuring in the story. She skips o...
Mexican Spitfire Out West
Dennis heads west to work on an important business deal minus the Mexican Spitfire, Carmelita. His hot-tempered spouse decides to surprise him, but ends up as the surprised one when she sees him with ...
Fast and Loose
The theft of a Shakespeare manuscript is tied to the murder of a rare-book dealer and his wife.
A married singer, pianist/composer team are struggling to hit it big in New York. Finally, they audition before a Broadway producer, but the producer only wants the singer, leaving the husband without...
Stanley and Livingstone
Henry M was an American newspaperman. James Gordon Bennett sent Stanley to Africa to find a doctor after he came back from the western Indian wars. The missing Scottish missionary is David Livingstone...
Nancy Drew... Reporter
Nancy Drew intercepts a real story assignment while participating in a contest at a local newspaper in which school children are asked to submit a news story. She covers the inquest. Nancy doesn't thi...
Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
Two old ladies were saved by two people. There is a hidden staircase in the old mansion.
When the borders are closed at the start of WWII, a group of disparate travelers are thrown together in a posh Alpine hotel.
Within the Law
A wrongly convicted woman is studying law.
Dust Be My Destiny
Joe Bell is going back to jail after serving time for a crime he did not commit. The foreman's daughter was the reason why the older man's death was due to a weak heart. No one would believe a person ...
At the Circus
The owner of a small circus owes his partner a lot of money. Carter allows his associates to steal so that he can take over the circus. The people who work at the circus are trying to find the person ...
Young Mr. Lincoln
In this dramatized account of his early law career in Illinois, Abraham Lincoln is born into a modest log cabin, where he is encouraged by his first love, Ann Rutledge, to pursue law. They met in Spri...
Calling Dr. Kildare
The eccentric Dr was involved in an argument with his student. Jimmy Kildare was dumped in a street clinic by a man who wanted to teach him a lesson. Mary Lamont is a pretty nurse and Kildare treated ...
The Secret of Dr. Kildare
intern Kildare heals a millionaire's daughter and tricks a doctor The man is going to take a vacation.
Wallace Beery is a tugboat captain and Chester Morris is a U-boat chaser in World War I.
Fast and Furious
A husband and wife detective team, who also sell rare books in New York, take a vacation to Seaside City. Mike Stevens is preparing for their beauty contest. He invested $5,000 and was made one of the...
Tell No Tales
A newspaper editor turns a kidnapping into the banner headlines and exclusive story that could save his publication.
Burn 'Em Up O'Connor
There have been many fatal racecar accidents.
Young Dr. Kildare
A medical school graduate takes an internship at a big city hospital, only to be subjected to a rigorous (and sometimes embarrassing) testing of his knowledge by the hospital's top dog. The man is Leo...
Comet Over Broadway
A rising stage star is in trouble because of her ambition.
Think It Over
In Tod Browning's 1930 film "Dracula", Dwight Frye is an Arsonist who proves to be too good at his job.
The Patient in Room 18
Warner Bros.' The Patient in Room 18 was directed by Bobby Connolly and Crane Wilbur. Lance is a normal young man who is obsessed with detective stories. Lance is sent to the hospital for a long rest ...
Torchy Blane in Panama
Torchy, Steve, and Gahagan are on the trail of a bank robber aboard an ocean liner traveling from New York to L.A. Through the Panama Canal.
A naive young trumpet player is involved in a bank fraud. Comedy.
Nancy Drew: Detective
The case of a wealthy elderly lady who was kidnapped was solved by Nancy Drew and Ted Nickerson. Ted had to disguise himself as a nurse in order to find the lady they were trying to rescue.
To increase profits for his shipping company, Lynch has goaded the Indians to attack both the telegraph line and the new railroad. When Lynch sells rifles to the Indians, Rod Farrell captures Lynch an...
A celebrity helps a small-town girl.
Marry the Girl
A comedy about a meek personal assistant who is promoted to managing editor of a newspaper features syndicate that is owned by and staffed with cuckoos.
Ever Since Eve
Madge Winton makes herself look attractive in order to avoid being advances by her bosses. When Freddy Matthews accidentally sees her without her disguise, she has to pretend to be her roommate.
The Footloose Heiress
A rich businessman brings home a homeless man who will be good for his daughter.
The Devil's Saddle Legion
Tal is in a lot of trouble. Seems that his father has been murdered while he was in Montana and they put the blame on him. Also, he has been framed and sentenced to 10 years hard labor for another mur...
Land Beyond the Law
A cowboy becomes a sheriff after his father is murdered.
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