Wade Boteler (October 3, 1888 – May 7, 1943) was an American film actor and writer. He appeared in more than 430 films between 1919 and 1943. He was born in Santa Ana, California, and died in Hollywood, California, from a heart attack.Boteler graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. After he graduated, he stayed there as a director until he joined the Army in World War I. For three years in the mid-1920s, he worked for Douglas MacLean's film company as both actor and writer.On Broadway, Boteler appeared in the play The Silent Voice (1914).
Movies & TV shows
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 Broadway producer's Girl Friday must make sure that her recent marriage is kept secret. If it gets out, she will lose her job. Unfortunately, her new hubby is tired of hiding the truth and creates a...
It Ain't Hay
Abbot and Costello must find a replacement for a woman's horse they accidentally killed after feeding it some candy. They head for the racetrack, find a look-a-like and take it. They do not realize th...
Find the Blackmailer
A private eye is hired by a mayoral candidate to prevent any sort of adverse publicity. It seems that, somewhere in town, there's a talking blackbird who insists upon saying that the candidate will co...
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...
Two FBI agents are sent to investigate sabotage at a lumber camp.
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.
Blue, White, and Perfect
In order to win back his girlfriend, Mike Shayne promises to give up his detective practice and get a job as riveter in an aircraft plant. He quickly finds himself investigating the theft of industria...
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.
Ride 'Em Cowboy
Two peanut vendors at a rodeo show get in trouble with their boss and hide out on a railroad train heading west. They get jobs as cowboys on a dude ranch, despite the fact that neither of them knows a...
The Forest Rangers
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't not...
My Favorite Blonde
Larry Haines, a mediocre vaudeville entertainer, boards a train bound for Los Angeles. Is Hollywood waiting for him with open arms? Not really as the one he signed a contract for is Percy, his roller-...
I Was Framed
A reporter (Michael Ames) runs from charges by a corrupt politician only to face them years later.
Eyes of the Underworld
Blackmail and murder in a tale of an auto-theft ring.
Get Hep to Love
Orphan prodigy singer runs away from her oppressive aunt and tricks a rural couple into adopting her.
The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine
A New York radio personality travels to the small town of Fernville, Indiana in an attempt to uncover a notorious safecracker, believed to be masquerading as one of the town's upstanding citizens.
Don Winslow of the Navy
A movie serial in 12 Chapters: US naval officer Don Winslow is given command of Tangita Island, near Pearl Harbor, where a ring of saboteurs is trying to destroy ships carrying supplies to the troops...
An unknowing orphan idolizes the horse thief/mail robber who has shot his father.
Escape from Crime
An ex-con becomes a daredevil photojournalist.
A journalist finds out, that a plantation owner he meets is a gangster the police is looking for, who has changed his face with plastic surgery.
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The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
The Green Hornet Strikes Again! is a movie serial based on the Green Hornet radio show. They were Trendle and Fran Striker. The Green Hornet was a serial that was published in 1940. This was the studi...
Where Did You Get That Girl?
In this musical comedy, a motley band of musicians have only their extreme poverty in common. They end up writing a hit and getting a recording contract. The trouble is, the composer's works are never...
A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob
Steve is a shy quiet man who is an executive for a shipping firm. He meets Dot at the Opera where she had his seats and the next day she shows up as his temporary secretary. Then Coffee Cup comes to t...
Bad Men of Missouri
The Younger brothers return to Missouri after the Civil War with intent to avenge the misdeeds of William Merrick, a crooked banker who has been buying up warrants on back-taxes and dispossessing the ...
A young woman marries a man who turns out to be a bank robber.
An undercover cop finds himself on the wrong side of the law when the mob discovers his true identity.
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.
Footsteps in the Dark
A high-society gent has a secret life in which he writes murder mysteries and hangs out with the police trying to solve crimes. When his wife wants to know about his disappearances and late nights out...
Men of Boys Town
Father Flanagan raises funds, helps a disabled boy, and saves an older boy from reform school.
It Started with Eve
A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancée in order to make his dying father's last moments happy. However, the old man's health takes a turn for the better and now his son doesn't know ...
Falsely convicted of murder, young Robert Draper (Robert Preston) escapes custody during a practice blackout drill. Under cover of darkness, Draper hopes to find the real killer, who turns out to be a...
The Lady from Cheyenne
Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him co...
Robin Hood of the Pecos
Robin Hood of the Pecos is a 1941 American film starring Roy Rogers and directed by Joseph Kane. Following the Civil War, the South still faced many dangers not the least of which were the armies of c...
The Singing Hill
If a young lady gives up her inheritance the local ranchers will lose their free grazing land.
His Girl Friday
Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and fram...
Know Your Money
This MGM Crime Does Not Pay series short tells the fictitious story of a bill counterfeiting ring and explores the government's attempt to curb counterfeiting.
A teenager who's been raised and home-schooled at her father's Texas ranch must adjust to her new surroundings and being with other students when she's sent to a San Antonio high-school.
Love Thy Neighbor
Capitalizing on the famous radio 'feud' between comedians Jack Benny and Fred Allen. The two stars play versions of themselves, constantly at each other's throats due to real and imagined slights.
A man's ex-wife is found murdered, and he finds himself to be the prime suspect.
Dance, Girl, Dance
Judy O'Brien is an aspiring ballerina in a dance troupe. Also in the company is Bubbles, a brash mantrap who leaves the struggling troupe for a career in burlesque. When the company disbands, Bubbles ...
We Who Are Young
A man violates company policy by getting married.
'Til We Meet Again
Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst ...
Women in Hiding
In this Crime Does Not Pay series short, a young woman wants to save her baby, but is afraid of telling her parents and has no money to pay the hospital costs involved. She falls prey to a baby-for-sa...
Three Faces West
The surgeon is from the Viennese area. Braun and his daughter Leni came to a small town in North Dakota as refugees from Hitler. When the winds of the Dust Bowl threaten the town, John Phillips leads ...
Ma, He's Making Eyes at Me!
In this musical, a sharp witted press agent teams up with an unemployed chorine and dubs her "Miss Manhattan" to promote a cheap line of clothing. To escort her about town, the agent invents a "Mr. Ma...
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...
Under Texas Skies
The story begins with a man returning to his hometown and finding out that his sheriff father has been murdered. The new sheriff went so far as to frame Tucson on a murder charge because he resented t...
Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise
While on a cruise ship from Honolulu to San Francisco, the famous Chinese detective encounters four more murders while trying to figure out the murder of a Scotland Yard friend.
Brother Rat and a Baby
Three comrades graduate from Viriginia Military Institute. Bing has a chance to return to VMI as a football coach.
Castle on the Hudson
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
Knute Rockne All American
The story of legendary Notre Dame football player and coach Knute Rockne.
The Way of All Flesh
Paul Kriza is a cashier of a bank in a small town, and the happy husband of Anna and the father of four children. He is sent to New York to deliver some securities for the bank. There, he is tagged as...
Young Buffalo Bill
It's 1860 and the old Spanish land grants are being surveyed. Montez is after part of Don Regas' rancho and gets the surveyor to alter the boundary. But Don Regas still has the original grant written ...
In this light and lovely romantic musical, a Hungarian woman attends a Viennese fair and buys a card from a gypsy fortune teller. It says that she will meet someone important and is destined for a hap...
Young Tom Edison
Early inventions and scientific experiments usually end up causing disastrous results, as shown in the biography of inventor Thomas Edison. As a result, the towns folk think Tom is crazy and there is ...
The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
Second serial featuring The Green Hornet and Kato.
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...
The Green Hornet
A newspaper publisher and his Korean servant fight crime as vigilantes who pose as a notorious masked gangster and his aide.
My Little Chickadee
Set in the American Old West of the 1880s, Miss Flower Belle Lee (Mae West) is on her way to visit relatives out west. While she is traveling on a stagecoach a masked bandit on horseback holds up the ...
The Howards of Virginia
Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbringing when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins the Colonial forces in their fight for freedom against...
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...
Three Smart Girls Grow Up
A businessman's (Charles Winninger) youngest daughter (Deanna Durbin) helps her innocent sisters in love.
Four bandits swoop down on a California bank and flee with $98,000, leaving a truck as the only clue to their identity. Jane Hartman, bank secretary, recognizes the truck as one on which her brother C...
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...
Everything's on Ice
Comedy about a little girl who's uncle makes her an ice skating star, only to take all of her money.
East Side of Heaven
A man finds himself the father, by proxy, of a ten-month-old baby and becomes involved in the turbulent lives of the child's family.
The night before his grandson, Tommy Grayson, a mechanic at the Midland Aircraft Corporation, is to marry Gail, a former showgirl, Major Matt Grayson, a war veteran and watchman at the plant, catches ...
They Shall Have Music
The future is bleak for a troubled boy from a broken home in the slums. He runs away when his step father breaks his violin, ending up sleeping in the basement of a music school for poor children.
The Mysterious Miss X
After being mistaken for Scotland Yard detectives, two vaudevillians (Michael Whalen, Chick Chandler) try to solve a murder in a Midwestern town.
A tugboat captain (Wallace Beery) serves under his rival (Chester Morris) as a U-boat chaser in World War I.
A dedicated police officer is torn between family and duty when his son turns to a life of crime.
Bad Little Angel
A bible-guided Victorian orphan befriends a bootblack in a strange town.
Off the Record
After a socially conscience reporter adopts a slum orphan after she causes his brother's gang to go to prison.
A scientist invents a television device called the Iconoscope. Foreign agents hear about it and try to steal it.
The Ice Follies of 1939
Mary and Larry are are a modestly successful skating team. Shortly after their marriage, Mary gets a picture contract, while Larry is sitting at home, out of work.
Dust Be My Destiny
Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman's daughter leads to a fight between them, leading to the older...
A reporter gets himself sent to prison to expose a mobster.
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 mobster is not able to go straight after he returns home from prison.
Blondie Takes a Vacation
Blondie and Dagwood are in charge of operations at a mountain motel. The elderly owners of the establishment are in danger of losing their life savings. Among other things, arson threatens.
On Your Toes
A Russian dance company agrees to stage the new ballet written by a vaudeville hoofer.
Code of the Streets
Frankie Thomas plays Bob Lewis, leader of a gang consisting of Sailor (Harris Berger), Murph (Hally Chester), Monk (Charles Duncan), Trouble (Billy Benedict) and Yap (David Gorcey). The son of disgrac...
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Huckleberry Finn, a rambunctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, scheming father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River.
Rulers of the Sea
The struggle of a man to build a steam ship to take him across the Atlantic in spite of all setbacks, and his win against a crack sailing boat in the early 19th century.
Chicken Wagon Family
Addie Fippany, her father Jean Paul Batiste Fippany, her mother Josephine and her sister Cecile roam the country-side in a mule-drawn wagon, trading trinkets to farmers for chickens which they sell in...
News Is Made at Night
Newspaper editor (Foster) will do almost anything to increase circulation. He campaigns to free a condemned man while accusing a wealthy ex-criminal of a string of murders.
Days of Jesse James
Days of Jesse James is a 1939 American film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Roy Rogers. Bank robbery pulled off by the bank officials, not the usual James gang.
The Oklahoma Kid
McCord's gang robs the stage carrying money to pay Indians for their land, and the notorious outlaw "The Oklahoma Kid" Jim Kincaid takes the money from McCord. McCord stakes a "sooner" claim on land w...
Buck Rogers and Buddy Wade are in the middle of a trans-polar dirigible flight when they are caught in a blizzard and crash. Buddy then releases a special gas to keep them in suspended animation until...
A singing cowboy (Roy Rogers) and his sidekick (George "Gabby" Hayes) fight post-Civil War plunder in Texas.
The Missing Daughters of the title are innocent young girls who've been led astray by seedy dance-hall operator Lucky Rogers.
When Tomorrow Comes
Romance and heartbreak walk hand-in-hand when Philip Chagal accidentally meets Helen Lawrence in a restaurant where she is a waitress. Unhappily married to a woman who suffers from mental illness, he ...
A fugitive from a chain gang becomes an oil-well firefighter and meets the man who framed him.
The Gang owes 37 cents to Butch, so they try to raise money by rounding up stray dogs for the reward, but nearly get busted for dognapping.
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...
One Wild Night
Frenzied comedy starring June Lang as a reporter investigating the mysterious disappearances of four men who had all withdrawn large sums of money from the local bank in Stockton, Ohio.
Little Miss Roughneck
Sad-eyed, uniquely talented child actress Edith Fellows was Columbia's "answer" to Shirley Temple, Jane Withers and Deanna Durbin. In Little Miss Roughneck, Fellows is cast as Foxine LaRue, a tomboyis...
Topper Takes a Trip
Mrs Topper's friend Mrs Parkhurst has convinced Mrs topper, to file for a divorce from Cosmo, due to the strange circumstances of his trip with ghost Marion Kirby. Marion comes back from heaven's door...
Egyptologist, Dean Lambert, accused of car-theft, skips bail and begins a cross-country trek to join a group in New York headed for Egypt. With the police close on his trail he gets in and out of scra...
A young working class woman who wants to improve her life by marrying her boyfriend, only to find out that he is no better than what she left behind.
The Rage of Paris
Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problems is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ritzy New Yo...
Dangerous to Know
Racketeer Steve Recka (Akim Tamiroff), art patron and political power-maker, rules his town and Madame Lan Ying (Anna May Wong), his beautiful Oriental friend and hostess (read:mistress), with an iron...
In Old Chicago
On the eve of Chicago's Great Fire, Jack and Dion O'Leary became powerful figures, and eventually rivals.
Change of Heart
While Carol Murdock is becoming the golf-champion at the country club, husband Anthony is all wrapped up in his business and rants a lot about how much time his wife spends playing gold, thereby negle...
A police detective is caught up in a plot to steal two million dollars in bonds.
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...
Valley of the Giants
A lumberman takes on a sleezy corporate giant wanting to move in and do whatever it takes to drive everyone else out of business.
Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus
Trouble-prone Billy Peck and his gang descend on a traveling circus that has just hit town, and before long their antics are causing the circus owner all kinds of problems.
Girls on Probation
A dizzy young girl falls into crime but wins her lawyer's heart.
Harvey, the arrogant and spoiled son of an idiosyncrasy father, falls off a steamship and is rescued by a fishing vessel on the Grand Banks. Harvey didn't convince the crew of his wealth or persuade t...
It Happened in Hollywood
A silent Western star has trouble adjusting to the coming of sound.
A Fight to the Finish
A feud between taxicab companies forms the basis of this drama. The trouble begins when the hero is double-crossed and framed for a murder by his rival with whom he was competing for the position of f...
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.
You're a Sweetheart
A Broadway producer is in a quandary when he discovers that the opening of his newest big production coincides with that of a major charity event. He despairs that the show will close after opening ni...
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...
The Jones family drugstore is robbed and it looks like the culprit is a boy the family has taken a liking to.
A Star Is Born
Esther Blodgett is just another farm kid trying to break into the movie business. After waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of her hero Norman Maine, and is sent for a screen test, a...
You Only Live Once
Eddie Taylor is an ex-convict who cannot get a break after being released from prison and is based partially on the story of Bonnie and Clyde. Taylor is forced to flee with his wife and baby when he i...
Hold 'Em Navy
Two football players fight over the same girl.
A detective investigates a racing scam.
The Bad Man of Brimstone
A ruthless outlaw becomes very protective of a prizefighter when he learns the young man is his own son. Western.
Mobster "Baby Face" Martin returns home to visit the New York neighborhood where he grew up, dropping in on his mother, who rejects him because of his gangster lifestyle, and his old girlfriend, Franc...
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 spoiled, hard-partying son of a senator runs away from home after being reprimanded by his father, finds himself down-on-his luck in a tiny western town, and is rehabilitated through the friendshi...
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...
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...
The Great Hospital Mystery
A nurse's brother who's pursued by the mob, hides out in a hospital by pretending to be a patient.
The Mandarin Mystery
Ellery Queen sets out to solve a mystery involving a valuable stamp.
Brawling cable layer Steve Reardon doesn't want to marry girlfriend Edith but he also doesn't want her to date other men.
The Walking Dead
Down-on-his-luck John Ellman is framed for a judge's murder. After he's convicted and sentenced to death, witnesses come forth and prove his innocence. But it was too late for a stay to be granted and...
Bonnie Brewster (Claire Trevor) and "Packy" Campbell (Brian Donlevy), rival reporters on competing newspapers, team up to put an end to a smuggling gang that brings illegal aliens to the United States...
Charlie Chan at the Circus
While visiting the circus with his family, Charlie is recruited by the big top's co-owner to investigate threatening letters that he's received.
After being run out of town after town for trying to sell worthless stock, two con artists breeze into the small town of Chesterville, where they find themselves accused of kidnapping a young boy to w...
A reporter and his newspaper's attorney try to gather evidence that will put a notorious gangster behind bars.
Here Comes Trouble
Donovan unknowingly becomes tangled up with jewel thieves when Evelyn Howard gives him a cigarette lighter containing some hot rocks.
The Big Game
A quarterback stands against gangsters out to control the college sports scene.
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 ...
Alibi for Murder
A radio commentator named Perry Travis fancies himself a brilliant amateur detective. The cops wish he’d stick to his microphone and let them do the detecting. This proves impossible when a famed scie...
The Bride Walks Out
Carolyn Martin, a fashion model, hastily married her boyfriend, an engineer. Carolyn and Michael will live on Michael's $35-per-week job instead of Carolyn quitting her $50-per-week modeling job in or...
A loose biopic based on the life of Gilded Age tycoon "Diamond" Jim Brady.
Ginger, an orphan, is living with her foster-uncle, Rexford Whittington, a broken-down Shakesperian actor. Although denied the love of a mother and father, Ginger looks after her uncle, gives him lect...
A circus wild animal trainer searches for the son who was taken away from him by a meddling relative years earlier.
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...
Vivian is the partner of jewel thieves who have stolen precious pearls in Paris and fled to the United States. In New York undercover government agent McBride latches on to Vivian, who travels cross c...
Baby Face Harrington
Thanks to a series of comic mishaps, a timid, small-town office clerk finds himself wanted by the police and labeled by the media as "Public Enemy No. 2." Comedy.
Cheers of the Crowd
To draw attention to a popular show, a publicity expert hires a former carnival character, not knowing that the man is on the run from the law.
A theatrical star, born on the wrong side of the tracks, marries a drunken blue-blood millionaire.
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,...
Music Is Magic
An aging star finally recognizes the truth when she is replaced in her new movie by a girl from the chorus.
Three buddies come to blows when they hire a beautiful housekeeper.
The Three Musketeers
The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Ath...
"Chick" Thompson is a puppet-master in a traveling carnival whose wife dies in childbirth and leaves him with an infant son he names "Poochy." His father-in-law and the baby's grandfather sues him for...
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.
A Mild Teenager gets a job as a timber guard.
Gene goes after the badguys after they kidnap the baby he should have been babysitting.
Goin' to Town
Goin' to Town is the story of an ambitious woman named Cleo Borden (Mae West) who grew up in a saloon. She loves the men and the men love her, but her aspirations lead her to enter into a contract to ...
An ambitious Mexican-American gets mixed up with his boss"s neurotic wife.
Mike Lee's syndicate runs all the gambling joints in town and is least profitable. Lady Lee is the only way she knows to make a living, because her father Mike walked out under pressure to allow cheat...
The Human Side
The story of a theatrical producer, his divorced wife and their four children.
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...
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 ...
Mazie, a poor orphan girl, is mistreated by cruel farmer Slag and his wife for whom she works. Mazie, who is growing into a woman, does not like they way Slag has been looking at her lately.
In this thriller, a young woman marries a dashing young man who, unbeknownst to her, is a jewel thief.
Melody in Spring
Charlie Ruggles plays a souvenir-buff in quest of a real Swiss cowbell.
The Merry Frinks
An heiress abandons an out-of-work husband, two sons and a lovesick daughter.
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...
Queen Christina of Sweden is a popular monarch who is loyal to her country. However, when she falls in love with a Spanish envoy, she must choose between the throne and the man she loves.
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.
A Very Honorable Guy
Well respected local good guy, "Feet" Samuels finds himself heavily in debt due to an uncharacteristic gambling binge. Feet decides the only way to settle the bill is by selling his body to an ambitio...
The American Civil War took place in the late 19th century. Major Allen, chief of the Secret Service of the Union, asked Gail Loveless to become one of his operators after the Second Battle of Bull Ru...
Peggy and her friend Millie are strolling down Broadway while Jimmy and Mac are trolling Broadway, and the four get together...
Mystery of the Wax Museum
The disappearance of people and corpses leads a reporter to a wax museum and a sinister sculptor.
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.
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.
Wild Boys of the Road
At the height of the Great Depression, Eddie's father lost his job and Tommy's mother was out of work for months. The two high school sophomores decided to hop the freight trains and look for work bec...
Looking for his missing father, Joe Gordon heads into the desert where Elders from a secret village find him unconscious. Attracted to Sheilla O'Neill, the two plan an escape from the village where no...
King for a Night
A prizefighter is convicted of a murder that was actually committed by his sister.
A college professor and the school's star football player are both rivals for the same beautiful coed.
The Death Kiss
When a movie actor is shot and killed during production, the true feelings about the actor begin to surface. As the studio heads worry about negative publicity, one of the writers tags along as the ki...
Come on Danger!
Sam Dunning, one of the wealthiest ranchers in the Pecos Valley is found dead with a bullet in his back. Pinned to his body is a note which reads "An eye for an eye, signed Joan Stanton". Danger follo...
The lives of the residents of a Manhattan apartment building are intertwined with the actions of a crooked investor.
Fireman, Save My Child
Joe Grant is an inventor, fireman and baseball player in his small hometown. He gets an offer to play in a big team and hopes to get more money for his inventions. But Joe's invited to present his inv...
Two destitute New Yorkers meet cute in Central Park and then separate and independently get tangled up with some gangsters only to be reunited again in the end.
The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
A fast-talking reporter befriends a young woman and her male companion who are wanted for a policeman's shooting.
More mile-a-minute action with the stunt ace Richard Talmadge playing the loafer son of a shipbuilder facing financial ruin. Bob Stuart takes charge of the company's development of a new speedboat - u...
Idealistic attorney Anton Adam makes headlines when he successfully prosecutes a prominent New York racketeer named Gilmurry. Adam's sudden renown attracts the attention of high-profile legal eagle Gr...
A farmer strikes it rich out West, then leaves his wife for a young beauty.
Bird of Paradise
When a young South Seas sailor falls overboard, the beautiful daughter of a Polynesian king dives in and saves his life. Thus begins the romance of Johnny and Luana. Though Luana is promised to anothe...
A nightclub singer is carrying on an affair with a married man. When she is found murdered, her lover is suspected of the crime.
Four battle-weary American soldiers under fire reflect on the women they left behind.
Working girl Margie Evans has decided there are two kinds of opportunities for a slum kid during the Depression: Those you make and those you take. Determined to help her family out of its financial b...
Adventures of a cocky con man and his beautiful accomplice.
Penrod and Sam
Best pals Penrod and Sam are leaders of a super-secret neighborhood society, the In-Or-In Boys Club. Troubles arise when a pompous prig tries to join the club and when the boys lose their clubhouse in...
Way Back Home
A rural Maine farmer fights for custody of the boy who he's raised as his own.
Marian is a factory worker who wants to leave the assembly line in order to move up in the world.
The Painted Desert
Jeff and Cash fought over who was to be the baby's father after they found him in an otherwise deserted emigrants' camp. Bill, Cash's foundling, wants to end the feud and extend an olive branch toward...
Local Boy Makes Good
John is a timid student who works at the University Book Store. He is studying to be a botanist and has a secret crush on the lovely Julia. One day, one of his letters gets accidentally mailed and Jul...
Chick Hewes is released from prison and finds work as an accountant. Two years later, Chick's crooked friend, Benny LaMarr, to whom he is indebted for past kindnesses, steals a diamond necklace from t...
An order clerk poses as a millionaire.
The Devil's Holiday
Beautiful manicurist Hallie Hobart sets her sights on handsome David Stone, the son of wealthy wheat farmer Ezra Stone. Professing to hate men, Hallie is only interested in luring David in for a lucra...
Soldiers and Women
Captain Clive Branch, United States Marine Corps, is stationed at a Marine base in Haiti, and is having affairs with two women, Brenda Ritchie and Helen Arnold, each of whom is married to a Marine Cap...
Two rival seamen fight for both a promotion to a captaincy in their shipping line and the attentions of a Havana saloon singer. Sparks fly as they both try to out do each other in obtaining what they...
The Flying Fleet
Six friends, all hoping to become aviators, are to graduate the next day from the United States Naval Academy. When the officer of the day becomes sick, Tommy Winslow has to take his place, while the ...
Marjorie, a song-and-dance girl in the stage show of a palatial movie theater, becomes interested in Al West, a warehouse clerk who has put together an unusual jazz band, and uses her influence to get...
On shore leave, a young sailor meets and falls in love with a pretty young blonde. He goes home with her to meet her parents, but they don't approve of him at all. Their daughter takes offense at this...
A reporter's marriage is jeopardized by his drinking and he finds himself accused of a murder he didn't commit.
The Crash (1928)
The Baby Cyclone
A woman thinks a small dog is an angel pet in this silent comedy.
The Toilers (1928)
After many outrageous moments, a young girl marries her former acquaintance, not with her fiancee.
Let'er Go Gallegher
Young John Gallagher wants to be a newspaper reporter. One day he witnesses a murder committed by a mysterious man with only four fingers on one hand. He gives his account of the murder and a descript...
The Last Edition
The hectic life of a seasoned journalist, who’s busy getting out the latest edition of The San Francisco Chronicle. The director follows the editor on his rambles through the city and offers a lively ...
Winds of Chance
A love triangle set against the turn-of-the-century gold rush.
The Whipping Boss
Prison inmates are leased by the state to a lumber company, which makes them work under atrocious and dangerous conditions and treats them as virtual slave laborers. Based on a real-life incident that...
Through the Dark
Through the Dark is a 1924 silent mystery drama produced by Cosmopolitan Productions and distributed through Goldwyn Pictures. It is based on a short story "The Daughter of Mother McGinn" by Jack Boyl...
Second Hand Rose
The adopted Irish daughter of the Rosensteins, Second Avenue pawnshop owners, Rose is much sought after by Tim McCarthy, a wealthy Irish contractor many years her senior. Meanwhile, Nat, her adopted b...
At the Sign of the Jack'O Lantern
When Harlan Carr inherited his Uncle Ebenezer's "Jack-O Lantern" house and too his bride there to live, he found himself the unwilling host of a score of hungry relatives within a week. Soon, strange...
She Couldn't Help It
Nance Olden was taken to live at Mother Hogan's boarding-house for crooks after he was removed from an orphanage. She became Tom Morgan's partner and helped him steal a jewel from Edward Ramsey.
Water, Water, Everywhere
Cowboy Billy Fortune is in love with Hope Beecher, who prefers Billy's friend Ben Morgan, but resists his advances because of his fondness for drink. Hope's discontent is echoed by the town wives' pub...
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