Frank Parish Conroy (14 October 1890 – 24 February 1964) was a British film and stage actor who appeared in many films, notably Grand Hotel (1932), The Little Minister (1934) and The Ox-Bow Incident (1943). He appeared on the Broadway stage and won a Tony Award for his performance in Graham Greene's The Potting Shed (1957). Conroy died of heart disease in Paramus, New Jersey, at age 73.
Movies & TV shows
The Young Philadelphians
Up and coming young lawyer Anthony Lawrence faces several ethical and emotional dilemmas as he climbs the Philadelphia social ladder. His personal and professional skills are tested as he tries to bal...
The Last Mile
There are tensions in the jail house as the killer is about to be executed.
Little Moon of Alban
Irish Brigid Mary blames the English for the deaths of her fiance, brother, and father. Becoming a nurse following WW I she finds herself caring for what she considers the enemy. Then she begins to fa...
Lightning Strikes Twice
Richard Trevelyan was convicted of murdering his wife, given an 11th-hour Death Row reprieve and freed under unusual circumstances after a retrial. But his past does not matter to Shelley Carnes, an a...
The Day the Earth Stood Still
After World War II, an alien and a robot land on Earth to tell mankind to either be peaceful or face destruction.
A post World War 2, US Army agent is assigned to join the Foreign Legion in search of high ranking Nazi war criminal who may have also enlisted.
John Hoyt plays a high-ranking Nazi being prosecuted by an army tribunal in the aftermath of World War II. Sentenced to death, the general appeals to the American investigating Major (Ray Milland), cl...
The Snake Pit
Virginia Cunningham is confused upon finding herself in a mental hospital, with no memory of her arrival at the institution. Tormented by delusions and unable to even recognize her husband, Robert, sh...
All My Sons
Two families, related by friendship and love, face up to the consequences of greed and avarice during the post-war years.
The Naked City
The Naked City portrays the police investigation that follows the murder of a young model. A veteran cop is placed in charge of the case and he sets about, with the help of other beat cops and detecti...
For the Love of Mary
Young girl gets a job at the White House as a switchboard operator and gets mixed up in politics.
That Hagen Girl
Mary Hagen lives in a small town in Ohio and goes to Jordon Junior College. For years, there has been whispers, rumors and gossip about who are her real parents. When Tom Bates returns to town, he tak...
A US Navy submarine, the USS Corsair, is operating in the North Atlantic, hunting German merchant raiders that are preying on Allied shipping. Its new executive officer, Lt. Ward Stewart (Power), has ...
The Ox-Bow Incident
Gil Carter and Art Croft ride into a small Nevada town plagued by cattle thieves. Initially suspected of being the rustlers themselves, Carter and Croft eventually join a posse out to get the criminal...
Lady of Burlesque
After one member of their group is murdered, the performers at a Burlesque house must work together to find out who the killer is before they strike again.
A French diplomat who's recovered from amnesia is blackmailed over crimes he can't remember.
The Adventures of Martin Eden
Author writes about his experiences sailing at sea, struggles to get his work published.
The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe
Biography of Edgar Allan Poe and the women in his life.
A small town drugstore owner (Jed Prouty) hopes to strike it rich by investing his savings in an oil well. Comedy.
Music for Madame
An Italian immigrant singer, Nino, hoping to succeed in Hollywood, falls in with a gang of crooks who use his talent to distract everyone at a party while they steal the jewels.
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...
Love Is News
When a crafty reporter uses false pretenses to get a story out of heiress Tony Gateson, she turns the tables on him, telling the press that they are engaged. Suddenly he's front page news, every sales...
A young model is set up with her own fashion business by a crooked financier, who sells worthless bonds.
In the 1840s, Ramsey MacKay, the driver for the struggling Wells Fargo mail and freight company, will secure an important contract if he delivers fresh oysters to Buffalo from New York City. When he r...
The Last Gangster
A crime boss goes searching for his ex-wife and son after a ten-year prison stint. His old gang has other plans though, and use the child to try and make him disclose the location of the loot he hid b...
Nancy Steele Is Missing!
After being in jail for seventeen years a crook is met by the girl he kidnapped as a baby. She now thinks he's her father. When he returns her to her real father there's a job and a reward, but an old...
That I May Live
Crooks use a man's safe-cracking skills then involve him in more crime after he spends three years in jail. He falls in love with a waitress and they go to work for a traveling salesman.
Charlie Chan at the Opera
A dangerous amnesiac escapes from an asylum, hides in the opera house, and is suspected of getting revenge on those who tried to murder him 13 years ago.
The White Angel
In the mid-nineteenth century, the medical establishment in England did not appreciate the value of skilled nurses, cleanliness, nutrition and kindness. Florence Nightingale's heroic measures are slow...
Meet Nero Wolfe
Meet Nero Wolfe is a 1936 mystery film based on the 1934 novel Fer-de-Lance, written by Rex Stout. Set in New York, the story introduced the detective genius Nero Wolfe (Edward Arnold) and his assista...
A naive country boy goes to New York City, where he gets mixed up with real estate swindlers.
The Gorgeous Hussy
Washington is from the early nineteenth century. Margaret O' Neal is the daughter of Major William O' Neal, who is the proprietor of the establishment where most out-of-town politicians and military m...
Call of the Wild
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep him from be...
The Last Days of Pompeii
In this action-filled spectacle set in ancient Pompeii, a blacksmith becomes a Roman gladiator, though his rise to wealth and power is jeopardized by his son's Christianity and the eruption of Vesuviu...
Show Them No Mercy!
A young couple and their child fall prey to kidnappers when a storm drives them into a seemingly abandoned farmhouse.
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
Charlie Chan in Egypt
While investigating the theft of antiquities from an ancient tomb excavation , Charlie discovers that the body of the expedition's leader concealed inside the mummy's wrappings.
She Couldn't Take It
The wealthy Van Dyke family are constantly in the media for outrageous behavior, much to the frustration of the patriarch, Dan Van Dyke. His self-centered wife has a fondness for foreign imports, incl...
I Live My Life
A society girl is trying to get her marriage approved by an archaeologist.
West Point of the Air
An army sergeant inspires his son to become an ace flyer.
A railroad tycoon, disillusioned with his marriage, starts seeing a showgirl. Things go agreeably until the woman's manager decides to blackmail the millionaire.
A 10-year-old's happy life is shattered when his parents are divorced.
Keep 'Em Rolling
A soldier befriends a wild horse during the World War I.
The Little Minister
The proper Rev. is the stoic. A priest assigned to a church in a small Scottish village falls in love with a member of the congregation. A village-wide scandal soon erupts over the minister's relation...
The Cat and the Fiddle
A romance between a struggling composer and an American singer.
A criminal lawyer's wife faces blackmail when she has an affair.
The White Parade
The title represents the hopeful, ambitious students at a hospital training school and is primarily a story of the stern discipline and laborious physical and mental toil that they endure in order to ...
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone
Little Miss Marker
Big Steve Halloway, gambler and proprietor of New York's Horseshoe Cabaret, where his girl, Bangles Carson sings, is in desperate need of money. He arranges for his fellow bookies, especially Sorrowfu...
The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.
Ace of Aces
A sculptor who doesn't want to have any part of World War I is shamed by his girlfriend into joining the army. He becomes a fighter pilot, and undergoes a complete personality change.
The dangers of flying at night are told in the story of South American mail pilots.
Ann Carver's Profession
Newlyweds experience marital problems when the wife's highly successful job as an attorney overshadows her husband's stagnant career.
Storm at Daybreak
Sarajevo June 28, 1914. Dushan, the Serbian mayor of a Hungarian town, has come to see the parade of Archduke Ferdinand. While there he runs into Geza, an old friend in the Hungarian Army and invites ...
A woman is on trial for a crime. Her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager include a mistaken arrest and prison term for theft and lack of employment, which lead to her involvement with mobsters...
The Kennel Murder Case
Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue.
When motorcycle cop Dick Fay gives a ticket to Phyllis Crawford, her father's graft-fed influence leads to his demotion to foot patrolman.
Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through worry, scandal, and heartache.
Wallace Beery and Clark Gable played rowdy Naval crewmen who worked hard at sea and played harder on land.
Director Lloyd Bacon's 1931 drama takes a different look at the Broadway arena by focusing on the owners of a theatrical costume shop.
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.
A young woman showered with gifts has no idea her lawyer boyfriend works for a gangster.
Marian is a factory worker who wants to leave the assembly line in order to move up in the world.
The Royal Family of Broadway
Julie Cavendish comes from a family of great Broadway actors. Her mother Fanny staunchly continues acting. Her boisterous brother Tony is fleeing a breach of promise suit in Hollywood. Her daughter Gw...
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