Luis Alberni (October 4, 1886 – December 23, 1962) was a Spanish-born American character actor of stage and films.
Movies & TV shows
The Ten Commandments
A Hebrew infant escapes death and is raised in a royal household to become a prince. After discovering his true heritage,Moses embarked on a personal quest to regain his rightful position as the leade...
Captain Carey, U.S.A.
American O.S.S. officer Captain Carey (Alan Ladd) and a group of agents in the U.S. (O)ffice of (S)trategic (S)ervices are sent to France, during World War II, to knock out the French railroad system...
The Road to Hollywood
Exploitation film-maker Bud Pollard appears on screen to tell us of Bing Crosby's rise to fame, using scenes from four early Crosby shorts to illustrate his fictional biography.
A Bell for Adano
Director Henry King's WWII drama about American soldiers occupying a tiny Italian village stars John Hodiak, Gene Tierney, William Bendix, Richard Conte, Glenn Langan, Harry Morgan and Eduardo Ciannel...
Hit the Hay
An unsophisticated farm girl pursues a career as an opera singer.
Two bumbling plumbers are hired by a socialite to fix a leak. A case of mistaken identity gets the pair an invitation to a fancy party and an entree into high society. As expected, things don't go too...
Voice in the Wind
Former concert pianist, victim of Nazi torture, pursues a confused, melancholic existence on the island of Guadalupe.
Machine Gun Mama
Two Americans stranded in Mexico with an elephant try to sell their animal to a traveling carnival. Low-budget comedy with songs and a misleading title.
Men on Her Mind
A famous singer reflects on her life, including her journey from being an orphan to her fame as a singer, as she tries to decide which of her three suitors she will choose.
Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid
High-school student Henry Aldrich (Jimmy Lydon) hopes to improve his grades by finding a sweetheart for his unmarried teacher.
When the Lights Go On Again
The hometown life of a young soldier suffering from shellshock amnesia is revealed in flashback.
Farmer Tommy and his girl Jane come in from the country for a night at the Hollywood Trocadero. There, they meet Chuck, Hollywood's Number One press agent, and his Girl Friday, Daisie. Hearing of the ...
You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith
A young woman marries a soldier to fulfill the conditions of a will. However, when she gets ready to divorce him, she realizes that she actually loves him, and determines to find a way to keep him.
Ship engineer Jim Taggert is rescued from a torpedoed tramp steamer by Joe Morgan, an American gangster that found New York too hot for him, and has become a fisherman operating from an out-of-the-way...
My Son, The Hero
Learning that his long-unseen son is soon to arrive for a visit, a small-time con-man enlists the help of his cronies to help him pretend to be a wealthy and important businessman. Comedy.
The Man from Down Under
An Australian blowhard raises two orphaned children as his own in the years leading up to WWII.
A singer pretends to be younger so she can enter a music school.
Obliging Young Lady
A woman attempts to shelter a young girl from the publicity surrounding her socialite parents' divorce.
Boyhood friends grow up into different professions: one a dedicated Canadian Mountie, the other a notorious gambler.
Mexican Spitfire's Elephant
A pair of shipboard smugglers have a large diamond hidden inside a small elephant statuette, which they plant on absentminded Lord Epping to get it past customs. Now, his lordship is visiting Uncle Ma...
San Antonio Rose
San Antonio Rose is an amiably wacky mini-musical evenly divided between its "official" stars, The Merry Macs, and a strong cast of supporting clowns. Robert Paige plays roadhouse operator Con Conway,...
They Met in Bombay
A jewel thief and a con artist are rivals in the theft of a valuable gem as the Japanese army invades China.
Babes on Broadway
Penny Morris and Tommy Williams are both starstruck young teens, but nobody seems to give them any chance to perform. They decided to put up their own show in order to raise money for a summer camp fo...
That Hamilton Woman
The story of courtesan and dance-hall girl Emma Hamilton, including her relationships with Sir William Hamilton and Admiral Horatio Nelson and her rise and fall, set during the Napoleonic Wars.
The Lady Eve
When wealthy Charles falls for Jean, it's not an accident. Jean is a con artist who wants to take advantage of Charles' wealth. Jean starts falling for her mark, which complicates the situation. Jean ...
A movie-making publicity man screwball comedy about a movie producer who wants to create publicity for his latest project. He decides to have three men pose as spies, disrupting the opening, but thin...
Road to Zanzibar
Two attractive con-women are featured in the jungle adventures of Chuck and his pal.
She Knew All the Answers
Chorus girl and rich playboy want to marry but he'll lose his fortune unless his trustee approves of his mate. So she goes to work in the trustee's brokerage firm under an assumed name to get on his g...
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.
A Hollywood studio goofs and signs the wrong girl--a hillbilly from the Ozarks--to a movie contract. Comedy.
A man is framed for being a spy. After he is released, he sets out to find who the real spies are.
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.
The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady
A secretary for a rich woman is accused of a murder that she didn't commit, but she is engaged to the woman's son.
Let Freedom Ring
A Harvard man fights a railroad baron with a disguise and the power of the press.
Naughty But Nice
Donald Hardwick (Dick Powell) is a stuffed-shirt, classical music professor. His family and small-town music college that he works are of equal mindset. When Don visits his black-sheep aunt in New Yor...
The Great Man Votes
In 1923, Gregory Vance, a widower with two children, is a former scholar who has turned from book-to-bottle. He works, slightly, as a night-watchman and his children, who know him for what he is and w...
The Housekeeper's Daughter
A mobster's moll (Joan Bennett) leads a newsman (Adolphe Menjou), cub reporter (John Hubbard) and photographer to a scoop.
Mr. Dodd Takes the Air
A country bumpkin becomes a singing sensation on the radio.
In this musical comedy, a crooked record producer uses his mob connections to force performers to do their stuff. The trouble really begins when the gangster's strong-arm tactics nearly cause a singer...
The Great Garrick
A British actor insulted a French acting group and fell for a prank that could destroy his career.
When You're in Love
When You're in Love is a 1937 musical film starring Grace Moore, Cary Grant, and Thomas Mitchell. Moore sings "Minnie the Moocher" in one scene. She also sings the wonderful Ernesto Lecuono classic "S...
The King and the Chorus Girl
A destitute, bored monarch falls in love with a chorus girl.
Jack Holt stars as Robert Bailey, a Henry Ford-like auto industrialist who decides to give his millions away to various charitable causes. Naturally, this arouses hostility amongst Bailey's friends, r...
Sing and Be Happy
Rival advertising firms compete for a radio show's pickle manufacturing account.
Two Wise Maids
The two leading ladies were cast as Prudence and Agatha, a pair of old-fashioned teachers in an old-fashioned small town. Prudence and Agatha stick to the "Three R's" of reliable education, often teac...
Love on Toast
The plot concerns a female press agent who must select a "Mr. Manhattan" and "Miss Brooklyn" for an ad campaign mounted by a soup company. The Mr. Manhattan chosen is a singing soda jerk, who doesn't ...
An alcoholic woman was charged and tried for murder and a young defense attorney, unaware that she is his mother, takes the assignment to defend her in court.
Hitting a New High
A Paris singer's (Lily Pons) press agent (Jack Oakie) arranges her Manhattan debut by way of Africa.
J.B. is a fictional character. Ball is fed up with his family spending a lot of money. He takes his wife's coat and throws it out the window, it lands on Mary Smith, a hard-working girl. He soon learn...
The first musical comedy from the Grand National assembly line, Hats Off stars John Payne and Mae Clarke as rival press agents Jimmy Maxwell and Jo Allen. Both have been assigned to stir up publicity ...
Follow Your Heart
An eccentric musical family is kept in order by a daughter with modest ambitions.
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 ...
Musical about dingaling millionaire businessman Cedric Ames and his various employees
Ticket to Paradise
A man on his way to closing a million dollar deal has an accident and gets amnesia.
Jonathan Pride is a mild-mannered dance instructor in 1820 Boston. En route to visit relatives, Jonathan is shanghaied by a band of zany pirates and forced to work as a galley boy. When the pirate ves...
Let's Live Tonight
Nick Kerry (Tullio Carminati) is a rich rounder who holds tremendous fascination over women......mainly because he is rich and has his own yacht. At Monte Carlo one evening he romances Kay Routledge (...
The Gilded Lily
Secretary Marilyn "Lynn" David falls in love with British aristocrat Charles Gray Granville, to the dismay of her best friend, reporter Pete Dawes, who secretly loves her. When Pete learns that the al...
The Winning Ticket
A barber tries to find the winning lottery ticket he hid from his moralistic wife.
A scientist's obsessive jealousy about his wife, a professional opera singer, endangers their marriage.
Opera donna leaves the Metropolitan to form her own company. Without her, the company must carry on without her.
Music Is Magic
An aging star finally recognizes the truth when she is replaced in her new movie by a girl from the chorus.
Night club owner Dan Moore is trying to collect a debt owed to him by playboy Reggie Van Dorn, but Reggie is a playboy with no money but lots of social connections. In lieu of the cash, Dan gets Reggi...
The Good Fairy
In 1930s Budapest, naïve orphan Luisa Ginglebuscher becomes an usherette at the local movie house, determined to succeed in her first job by doing good deeds for others and maintaining her purity. Lui...
An unemployed loafer who spends his time playing pool decides he's ready to look for a job so he can secure his girlfriend's parents' approval for their marriage.
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 ...
Rendezvous at Midnight
There are plenty of suspects when an unscrupulous, blackmailing businessman turns up dead, especially the Police Commissioner's current paramour, who actually confessed to the killing before it was co...
At a Mexican resort, a fast-talking magazine editor woos the dancer he's trashed in print.
The Gay Deception
Mirabel won a lottery and will be able to live like a queen in New York. She gets to be a queen when she meets Sandro, a bellboy who is actually a prince.
Football player John Kent tags along as Huck Haines and the Wabash Indianians travel to an engagement in Paris, only to lose it immediately. John and company visit his aunt, owner of a posh fashion ho...
Love Me Forever
A man who loves an aspiring opera singer is prepared to sacrifice everything to help her with her career, even though he knows she doesn't love him.
A failed poet ends up becoming a gag writer for a bombastic comedian.
One Night of Love
Mary Barrett is an aspiring Opera singer who is taken under the wings of a famous operatic maestro, Guilio Monterverdi. After spending endless working hours together and arguing, their relationship de...
Princess Wilma is forced to wed by midnight or lose her inheritance. She impulsively chooses gypsy vagabond Latzi, offering him a huge sum of money if he'll consent. Swallowing his pride, Latzi agre...
I Believed in You
an aspiring writer and her boyfriend, a professional agitator head off to the Big Apple in search of good fortune. Unfortunately, the agitator soon finds himself in trouble with the cops. Meanwhile th...
The Captain Hates the Sea
Alcoholic newspaperman Steve Bramley boards the San Capador for a restful cruise, hoping to quit drinking and begin writing a book. Also on board are Steve's friend Schulte, a private detective hoping...
The Count of Monte Cristo
After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to revenge himself on them.
The California Trail
Santa Fe Stuart, leading a relief train bringing food to the peasants, gets caught up in the Commandante and his brother the Mayor's effort to starve out the peasants. Thrown in jail and about to be h...
A chef helps a housewife cook a duck dinner that will not give her husband indigestion.
Two golddiggers go fishing for millionaires in Havana.
The Man from Monterey
A cavalry officer helps save a family's ranch from land grabbers
Flying Down to Rio
A dance band leader finds love and success in Brazil.
Child of Manhattan
Paul's grandfather bought farmland that became Midtown Manhattan. One of the tenants of the Vanderkill estates is the Loveland Dance Hall. To make sure his aunt is reassured, he goes to Loveland to fi...
The dim-witted son of a heroic fire chief tries to follow in his father's footsteps, only to become the pawn of corrupt politicians.
The Last Trail
Based on a Zane Grey story, The Last Trail stars virile cowboy hero George O'Brien in a largely anti-heroic role. Escaping from a posse, the "good bad man" (O'Brien) boards an Eastbound train, where h...
When a rich Baron and his mistress use the teacher's name and outstanding reputation in a crooked business scheme, an honest and naive teacher gets a lesson in how the world works outside the classroo...
I Love That Man
Innocent Nancy Carroll falls in love with con man Edmund Lowe and the pair swindle their way across the country until they decide to settle down in a small town and give up their life of crime. He goe...
When Ladies Meet
Mary, a writer working on a novel about a love triangle, is attracted to her publisher. Her suitor Jimmy is determined to break them up; he introduces Mary to the publisher's wife without telling Mary...
A beautiful woman mistakes a Prince's butler for the Prince.
Kitty Lorraine has one purpose in life: turning her daughter Shirley into a star. Kitty controls every aspect of the girl's nascent career -- even blackmailing a stage manager so that Shirley can take...
Men Must Fight
The tale of a mother in 1940 trying to keep her son out of war is prophetic.
Trick for Trick
A magician is accused of killing his female assistant.
A man known to be a mute is suspected of committing a murder, as he was noticed at the scene. However, witnesses saw and heard him talking as he was leaving the scene of the crime. The police must det...
Trouble in Paradise
The two partners in crime are a thief and a pickpocket. Two crooks working for a perfume company decided to combine their criminal talents to rob their employer. Under the guise of Monsieur Laval, Gas...
The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood
The Cohens and the Kellys invade a Hollywood studio after Kitty becomes the darling of the studio.
A circus worker wins a sweepstakes prize of $150,000 and must travel to England to present his ticket and collect his winnings. He books passage on a transatlantic liner, but on board is a shady hypno...
The Girl in the Tonneau
When the story begins, Dad insists that his daughter not marry some reporter but instead marry Luis. The problem is that Luis is a playboy and he's got Dad fooled. But when the three of them go on a h...
The Woman in Room 13
A 1932 American mystery film directed by Henry King and written by Guy Bolton and Max Marcin. -From Wikipedia.com
Guilty or Not Guilty
Ruth Payne, innocent to begin with, is trying to extradite herself from the clutches of a gang-mob who obtained her release from prison on a falsified confession because they thought she knew somethin...
Cock of the Air
An opera diva sets her sights on a womanizing army officer.
The Big Stampede
Deputy Sheriff John Steele recruits bandit Sonora Joe to help him find out who's been bumping off all the local lawmen and rustling the cattle.
A Parisian Romance
The Baron is an aging, cynical lady's man. He has a key-chain with about 50 keys to different women' apartments in Paris. He selects one at random to see who he will sleep with at night. His adversary...
The Last Flight
Cary, Shep, Bill, and Francis are pilots during World War I. The four friends, haunted by the devastation of the war, head to Paris instead of home, where they meet Nikki, an eccentric and wealthy you...
Men in Her Life
A wealthy ex-bootlegger comes to the rescue of a formerly rich society girl after her gold-digging fiancé leaves her stranded when he finds out she's broke. The bootlegger proposes a deal: he will set...
A popular jockey is disbarred from racing after he's accused of throwing a race.
The Mad Genius
A crippled puppeteer rescues an abused young boy and turns the boy into a great ballet dancer. Complications ensue when, as a young man, the dancer falls in love with a young woman the puppeteer is al...
Monkey Business in Africa
When the story begins, an airplane flying over Africa runs out of gas and the filmmaker and his team are forced to bail out. Once on the ground, all sorts of hijinks occur...such as a fight with a cro...
A young radio repairman becomes involved with gangsters and one of their girlfriends when he repairs their radio.
Director Lloyd Bacon's 1931 drama takes a different look at the Broadway arena by focusing on the owners of a theatrical costume shop.
A music maestro uses hypnotism on a young model he meets in Paris to make her both his muse and wife.
I Surrender Dear
A short musical comedic romance starring Bing Crosby as ... Bing Crosby. This 2 reel short was directed by Mack Sennett.
The Man From Beyond
The Arctic, 1922. After being buried under the ice for a hundred years, Howard Hillary is thawed and revived. When he meets Felice Strange, he recognizes in her the same woman he once loved deeply. Bu...
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