Edward Mayne Ellis (November 12, 1870 – July 26, 1952) was an American actor. He is best known for playing the title role in The Thin Man, as well as in A Man to Remember.
Movies & TV shows
Man of Conquest
The story of Sam Houston, hero of the Texas revolution, statesman, and first president of the Republic of Texas.
A shop owner tries to interest his heirs in the family business.
Main Street Lawyer
Story of a lawyer, gangster and a floozy.
Set in a tiny midwestern town, this sentimental drama centers on the rivalry between two life-long acquaintances whose early friendship falls apart when they woo the same woman.
Little Miss Broadway
An orphan is provisionally adopted by the manager of a hotel populated by show business people. The hotel's owner doesn't like the entertainers and wants the girl returned to the orphanage.
A Man to Remember
On the day of his funeral, a dedicated smalltown doctor is remembered by his neighbors and patients.
Let Them Live
A young man goes up against a crooked town boss.
A habitual gambler comes to the aid of a desperate woman after her daughter inherits a fortune and is underhandedly taken by her estranged father.
Maid of Salem
There is a scandal in the Puritanical town of Salem, Massachusetts, when a young woman named Barbara Clarke has an affair with an adventurer named Roger Coverman. The town's elders accuse Barbara of b...
A man is determined to find out who was behind the crime that resulted in his father being wrongly executed.
Joe, who owns a gas station along with his brothers and is about to marry Katherine, travels to the small town where she lives to visit her, but is wrongly mistaken for a wanted kidnapper and arrested...
Teenage orphan Jenny Yates becomes starstruck when a revival of an old Victorian melodrama passes through her small New England town, to the disapproval of her stern grandfather, Uriah. Stowing away i...
The Lady Consents
Civilized wife doesn't protest when husband runs off with uncivilized professional golfer pretending to be civilized.
The Texas Rangers
Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw.
Wanderer of the Wasteland
Adam Larey becomes a fugitive from justice when he escapes after being blamed for a crime he did not commit. He wanders into the desert wastelands and joins an outlaw gang who prey on gold prospectors...
The Return Of Peter Grimm
After Peter Grimm (Lionel Barrymore) dies, his spirit returns to help clean up the messy lives of those he left behind. Director George Nicholls Jr.'s 1935 drama also stars Helen Mack, Edward Ellis, A...
A senator's brother turns up murdered, and the senator tries to pin the blame on a man he knows is innocent.
The Trumpet Blows
In Mexico, a former bandit settles down and picks out a beautiful young dancer to be his wife. His younger brother also comes home after having spent years in the U.S., and falls in love with his brot...
The President Vanishes
The President Vanishes, released in the United Kingdom as Strange Conspiracy, is a 1934 American political drama film directed by William A. Wellman and produced by Walter Wanger. Starring Edward Arno...
The Thin Man
A husband and wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
Managing Editor Brad Bradshaw refuses to run a story linking the disappearance of Frank Canfield with embezzlement of the bank. He considers Frank a straight shooter and he goes easy on the story. Eve...
The 9th Guest
Eight people are invited by an unsigned telegram to a penthouse apartment, where they find themselves locked in and greeted by their unknown host's voice via the radio, who explains that before the n...
The Last Gentleman
In New England circa 1933, a niece is reported missing and presumed dead and Cabot Barr (George Arliss) summons his relatives to the family estate for a memorial service. Once there, Barr taunts each ...
Kay and June, two showgirls, are hurt when they seek financial help from Daisy. On Daisy's wedding night when she is rendered missing, Kay and June decide to look for her to claim the reward.
Soapy Gibson (Edward Ellis) and his wife Annie (Marjorie Rambeau) run a lonely hearts club in a small town. Even during the Depression years these were often "clip joints" - places where people with m...
When a Broadway playboy is found dead, it's up to detective Jim Stevens to pick the murderer out of several likely candidates.
A Russian spy falls for an Austrian captain in this WW1 romance.
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
A World War I veteran’s dreams of becoming a master architect evaporate in the cold light of economic realities. Things get even worse when he’s falsely convicted of a crime and sent to work on a chai...
Flotsam (Thomas) is the daughter and helper of crusty old lighthouse keeper Joe Clark (Edward Ellis, in fine form). The reason why Clark lives 'out yonder' is because he's a fugitive from justice: yea...
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