A stage actor in England, Crauford Kent first came to the United States as first class passenger on the S/S Teutonic, docking at the Port of New York late in July 1910; for some time afterwards, he acted both in Great Britain and the United States. Between 1915 and 1952, Kent appeared in 208 American films, although frequently without screen credit, including The Menace, The Wolf of Wall Street, Little Miss Marker, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Dolly Sisters, and Pat and Mike.
Kent was born in London, England. He died in Hollywood, California of a heart attack at age 72. His grave is located at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park.
Movies & TV shows
In Victorian England, the Reverend Arthur Nichols was in love with Emily and Charlotte Bront. Along with their sister Anne, Emily and Charlotte also try to help their brother Branwell, a gifted artist...
The life of Pickpocket Kitty changes when Thomas Gainsborough paints her portrait. Sir Hugh Marcy decided to use the artwork for his benefit after gaining the attention of the artwork.
The Fatal Witness
A playboy produces an airtight alibi when he is questioned about the murder of his wealthy aunt.
The Constant Nymph
The daughter of a musical mentor is fond of a promising composer who is also fond of the adolescent. When her father dies, an uncle arrives with his own grown daughter, who begins a romance with the c...
The Mysterious Doctor
The citizens of a tiny Cornish village are tormented during World War II by a headless ghost which is haunting the local tin mine.
The Sea Hawk
Dashing pirate Geoffrey Thorpe plunders Spanish ships for Queen Elizabeth I and falls in love with Dona Maria, a beautiful Spanish royal he captures.
The European war was only beginning to erupt across national borders. Johnny Jones, an American crime reporter dispatched by his New York publisher to put a fresh spin on the drowsy dispatches emanati...
I Was an Adventuress
Posing as the fabulously glamorous Countess Tanya Vronsky, a poor young ballet dancer and her two accomplices are really a team of skilled con artists! They mingle with Europe's high society, always l...
During WWI pretty German master spy Helene von Lorbeer is sent undercover to London to live with the family of a high-placed British official where she is to rendezvous with the butler Valdar, also a ...
A Dispatch from Reuter's
German Julius Reuter (Edward G. Robinson) sends 19th-century news by carrier pigeon and then by wire, founding a news agency.
After a woman shoots a man to death, a damning letter she wrote raises suspicions.
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.
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice. She urges him to put off thoughts of marriage unti...
We Are Not Alone
A British doctor and his son's Austrian governess have an affair and are accused of murdering the doctor's wife.
A Christmas Carol
Classic Charles Dickens holiday tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, the miser's miser who has a huge change of heart after spirits whisk him into the past, present, and future.
Service de Luxe
Glamorous and efficient Helen Murphy runs a service that will provide any type of assistance to wealthy customers, but what she's really looking for is a man who can take care of himself.
Socially prominent Michael Ashburn, chief assistant for a London loan broker makes a large loan during a closing time to a man for a pair of earrings. He is unaware that the collateral can not be remo...
The Soldier and the Lady
In the face of rebellion in Russia, Czar Alexander II sends soldier Michael Strogoff 2,000 miles away, with a critical message for Grand Duke Vladimir. On the train journey, Michael befriends a travel...
A federal agent and a female reporter team up to catch a criminal gang that has kidnapped a scientist in order to get his formula for a new type of poison gas.
A secretary finds herself being romanced by a "ladies man". What she doesn't know is that it's her boss who really loves her.
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...
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...
Down the Stretch
Mickey Rooney stars as a young jockey in this horse-racing drama.
It Couldn't Have Happened (But It Did)
When a play's two producers are murdered, the playwright tries to solve the crime.
A princess from France is involved with a mercenary in America.
Vanessa: Her Love Story
The Victorian wife of a mad baron waits years for a British soldier sent to Egypt.
Mutiny on the Bounty
Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty. However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors.
The Lost Jungle
Clyde Beatty, an animal trainer and circus star, leads a search for his missing girlfriend and her father who were on an expedition looking for a lost tropical island. Using a dirigible as his mode of...
Down to Their Last Yacht
Left only with their yacht after going broke in the Great Depression, a high-society family sets sail for the South Seas. Screwball comedy, with songs.
The Eagle and the Hawk
The pilots of a Royal Air Force squadron in World War I face not only physical but mental dangers in their struggle to survive while fighting the enemy.
Based on a novel by Émile Gaboriau.
The Invisible Man
There is a person working in Dr. The scientist was given the freedom to conduct his own experiments in Cranley's laboratory. Cranley's daughter is worried about him because of his sudden departure. He...
On the back of the Wall Street Crash of 1929, a young business man is about to commit suicide. With the note to his wife scribbled down and a gun in his hand, he notices a thick envelope addressed to ...
A man framed for murder escapes from prison in order to prove his innocence.
The Thirteenth Guest
Thirteen years after a dinner party in which the thirteenth guest failed to arrive, the remaining guests are being murdered one by one, and their bodies being placed at the same dinner table in the ap...
Sally of the Subway
Con artists use a member of a European royal family to swindle a major jewelry company.
A comic group of Europeans coming to the USA have romantic and immigration troubles.
A reporter helps the police investigate the murder of a disagreeable and philandering actor who is found strangled to death in his theater dressing room with its door and window locked from the inside...
Morals for Women
A desperate woman turns to prostitution but is saved by true love.
As a luxurious ocean liner makes its way across the Atlantic Ocean, the audience is made privy to the travails of several of its passengers. Edmund Lowe heads the cast as Monty Greer, a suave gambler ...
Body and Soul
Andress, Watson and Johnson are with a Royal Air Force squadron in France. When Watson is killed in combat, Andrews tries to return the letters Watson received from a girl called "Pom-Pom." There are ...
Girl of the Port
Josie, a New York showgirl with a mind of her own and a heart of gold, finds herself stranded on the island of Fiji. While seeking a way home she is befriended by a local man who gets her a job workin...
Three Faces East
The action takes place during the Great War in the home of the First Lord of the Admiralty.
The Devil to Pay!
Spendthrift Willie Hale again returns penniless to the family home in London. His father is none too pleased, but Willie smooth-talks him into letting him stay. At the same time he turns the charm on ...
The Unholy Three
"Talkie" remake of Tod Browning's 1925 silent film. A trio of former sideshow performers double as the "Unholy Three" in a scam to nab some shiny rocks.
Sweethearts and Wives
An aristocrat tries to prevent her sister's divorce by attempting to recover a diamond necklace, which is being used as incriminating evidence against her.
The Second Floor Mystery
In this mystery, a man and woman have been corresponding through a "personal" column under the names Lord Strawberries and Lady Grapefruit. When the man's neighbor is found dead upstairs, he and the l...
The Wolf of Wall Street
A ruthless stockbroker sells short in the copper business and ruins the life of his friends by ruining their finances.
Man, Woman and Wife
Helen Brandon, an unhappily married woman, marries former suitor Jack Mason when her husband, Ralph, is killed in action. The report of Ralph's death is false; he returns to the States, a deserter, un...
Seven Keys to Baldpate
A writer rents what he believes is a deserted lodge in order to complete his novel. But then six other people show up one-by-one, each for reasons of their own.
A woman goes to a sideshow fortune-teller to have her fortune told, and is astonished when the man looks into his crystal ball and goes into great detail about events in her past that few people ever ...
The Foreign Legion
A man falsely accused of crime joins Foreign Legion, and when trouble develops is saved by the self sacrifice of the commanding officer, his own father.
Eddie Kehoe is a young vaudeville hoofer who thinks his inability to hit the big time is the fault of stage managers, agents, musicians...everybody but himself. Eddie likes to tell others how good he ...
Peter Olsen, a young social outcast who lives alone on a rundown farm and raises vegetables for a living, finds his only consolation in liquor, though Dorcas Chatham, daughter of the general store own...
1926 film starring Jacqueline Logan, Lou Tellegen, and Walter Pidgeon.
When her cotton crop is burned, Barbara Pelham, a beautiful southern girl, comes to New York to find work as a fashion designer, staying with Mrs. Kemp, a woman she meets on the northbound train. In M...
The production was done under the supervision of the U.S. The Navy has a fleet. James Randall, an upperclassman at the Naval Academy, falls in love with a woman who is the sister of a plebe. She is en...
A young man is raised in the mountains by his prizefighter father. Although he possesses great strength and athletic skill, he is completely out of his league when it comes to women. He becomes a succ...
A Self Made Wife
Tim Goodwin and his wife Corrie are living in poverty when Tim's oil well strikes it rich. He soon works his way to the top of the social scale, but Corrie doesn't change at all--she stays a dour, dra...
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