Conhecido(a) por: Art · Nascimento: 1886-03-16 · Dia da morte: 1963-10-30 (77 anos) · Gênero: Masculino · Local de nascimento: Canada
Canadian born Richard Duce was a film art director employed by MGM during the 1940s and early 1950s. He worked near solely on short films.
Filmes e Séries de TV
Goodbye, Miss Turlock
Narrator John Nesbitt laments the disappearance of the rural one-room schoolhouse in America. He reminisces about his own days as a student in such a school and how his teacher, Miss Turlock, influenc...
You Can't Win
In this comedic Pete Smith Specialty short film, a homeowner experiences a series of mishaps while taking a day off from the office.
Up Goes Maisie
George Murphy é um inventor de helicópteros..
This comedic Pete Smith Specialty short examines the folly of using "home remedies" for various ills.
Our Old Car
In this John Nesbitt's Passing Parade short, a man traces his history by the succession of cars his father owned. [This short appears in its entirety during MGM's short feature "The Great Morgan".]
A Gun in His Hand
In this MGM Crime Does Not Pay series short, a young man graduates from the police academy at the top of his class. He then teams up with some local thieves and uses his knowledge of police procedures...
Main Street After Dark
A police detective (Edward Arnold) uses fluorescent powder to catch a pickpocket (Selena Royle) and her gang.
Spreadin' the Jam
Uma jovem que não consegue pagar o aluguel recebe alguma ajuda inesperada quando os outros inquilinos fazem uma festa de aluguel de última hora no apartamento dela. No processo, todos eles encantam a ...
Esta entrada na série Crime Does Not Pay se concentra nos EUA. Esforço da Food and Drug Administration para garantir que os medicamentos sejam totalmente testados antes de serem vendidos aos consumido...
The Last Installment
In this MGM Crime Does Not Pay series short, a criminal idolizes the life of a famous gangster - unaware that his hero met a tragic end.
Stairway to Light
This John Nesbitt's Passing Parade short tells the story of 18th Century French physician Dr. Philippe Pinel, who initiated enlightened, humane treatment of the mentally ill.
This Crime Does Not Pay entry focuses on fake spiritualists. A mother is worried about her son, who is missing in action. Over time, she gives a con man all of the family savings to find reassurance t...
This Crime Does Not Pay series short focuses on a psychiatrist investigating the murder of another psychiatrist.
Main Street Today
This patriotic short film promotes America's war effort at home. The story looks at a fictional small town's main street, seeing where additional workforce, for increased production of materials neede...
Este Pete Smith Especiality curta dá um olhar humoroso para as pragas desconsideradas cujos hábitos irritantes tornam impossível desfrutar de um filme.
Nursery Rhyme Mysteries
Esta série curta Passing Parade examina as origens de três famosas rimas de berçário..
That's Why I Left You
Jovem casal Joe e Mary Thompson amam um ao outro e seus filhos apesar das lutas que eles têm que são típicos da maioria dos casais jovens no início de sua vida casada, tais como os fundamentos de tent...
Ode to Victory
This short uses a musical suite to show Americans what they are fighting for in World War II. As an orchestra in military dress plays different "chapters" of the work, relevant excerpts from MGM films...
This serious Pete Smith Specialty series entry encourages industry to hire people with disabilities to help with the war effort. As a boy, Ben Helwig was blinded in an accident while playing baseball....
Plan for Destruction
Este curta-metragem olha para o impulso da Alemanha nazista para a expansão geográfica.
For the Common Defense!
This Crime Does Not Pay short shows how cooperation among all the nations of the Americas helps the war effort. In this case, a US government agent travels to Chile and Colombia. He works with local a...
The Devil works with Adolf Hitler to cause inflation in the United States.
The Incredible Stranger
In December 1892, a silent mysterious and very private man, for whom a new house has just been built, arrives in the small town of Bridgewood to keep a promise.
The Woman in the House
Este resumo analisa a doença antropofobia, o medo das pessoas. Em 1901, a jovem Catherine Starr, que mora em uma pequena cidade costeira inglesa, discute com seu noivo. Ele sai de casa, sai para servi...
After Buckwheat tells the gang he's seen a big monkey, Spanky, Froggy and Mickey decide to teach him once and for all not to lie. What the gang doesn't know is that the monkey is real, and hilarity wi...
Esta entrada da série Crime Does Not Pay dramatiza a ideia de que durante a guerra, as pessoas não devem discutir nada relacionado com seu trabalho quando em público. Um comentário casual pode ser ouv...
The Our Gang kids worry that Darla's new stepmother will be an evil stepmother like of fairy tale fame.
This MGM Crime Does Not Pay series short looks at the U.S. Department of Immigration's efforts to halt the smuggling of illegal aliens into the country. Desperate immigrants, tired of waiting for lega...
While playing baseball, Mickey runs into the street to catch a fly ball and is struck by a car. When the gang visit him in the hospital they are appalled to find the ward populated by many other child...
Of Pups and Puzzles
This short film shows how the war department utilizes a Ph.D., a chimp, and three dogs to help design aptitude tests for men applying for work.
Third Dimensional Murder
A 3-D short subject in which the narrator goes to a creepy old house in search of his missing aunt. There he encounters the Frankenstein monster, a witch, a wooden Indian who comes to life, and assort...
In this MGM Crime Does Not Pay series short, a man and his racketeer buddies devise a scheme to bilk those already seemingly desperate for money of what little they have.
Spanky and the gang discover a demonstration of a "human-like" robot named Volto and are inspired to create a robot themselves to do their chores for them. Slicker Walburn convinces them they will nee...
Main Street on the March!
This Best Short Subject Academy Award winning film begins in the spring of 1940, just before the Nazi occupation of the Benelux countries, and ends immediately after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbo...
The Tell-Tale Heart
In this classic Edgar Allan Poe story, a man commits a murder, but afterward the victim's beating heart torments the murderer's mind.
In this Pete Smith Speciality, the audience is asked a series of multiple-choice questions on various subjects.
Waldo's Last Stand
The gang offers to help their pal Waldo attract customers to his lemonade stand. Redecorating their clubhouse as a lavish nightclub, the kids stage an elaborate floor show, with Darla Hood as the star...
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...
This entry in MGM's "Crime Does Not Pay" series deals with shady companies selling fake merchandise.
Soak the Old
Parte da série "Crime Does Not Pay" da MGM, este curta-metragem se concentra em crimes que giram em torno de truques de pensões..