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Aug 13, 2016
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A boxer and a nightclub hostess, out of work after a brawl, adopt an orphan boy and sacrifice for his education. Eventually they marry, and adopt him legally.
Topics: comedy, romance, boxer, adoption, marriage, romance, boxer
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Jul 13, 2016 Burt Kelly
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A sailor bets his friends he can date any woman he wants to. They pick out a librarian with a reputation as a "cold fish", and when he pursues her he discovers that he has competition--and his rival has much more sinister intentions than he does. Corrected for sharpness and audio level.
Topic: Comedy
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Jul 12, 2016 Raymond Griffith
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Elmer does not want to leave Gentryville, because Nellie is the one that he loves. Even when Mr. Wade of the Chicago Cubs comes to get him, it is only because Nellie spurns him that he goes. As always, Elmer is the king of batters and he wins game after game. When Nellie comes to see Elmer in Chicago, she sees him kissing Evelyn and she wants nothing to do with him anymore. So Healy takes him to a gambling club, where Elmer does not know that the chips are money. He finds that he owes the...
Topics: Comedy, Romance, Baseball, Sports, gambling, debt, chicago cubs, newspaper headline, wrigley field
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Jul 11, 2016 Sonnie Hale
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Jeanne has to take jobs under assumed names after she angers the actors union. Her problems multiply when two gangsters compete for her affections.
Topics: Musical, Comedy
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Jul 11, 2016 Michael Balcon
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Kay, who works on a Thames River barge, and Steve are secretly in love with each other but do their best to hide it. Kay wants desperately to be a music-hall star and Steve wants to be a player in the world of high finance. An eccentric millionaire decides to do what he can to see that they achieve their dreams. In her autobiography Jessie Matthews said how difficult it was to make this film.This is because it was directed by her then husband,Sonnie Hale,who wanted this to be a platform for...
Topics: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Musical, Romance
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Jul 11, 2016 Gordon Wellesley
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A sarcastic comedy about the Russian-Soviet bureaucracy, based on the eponymous novella by Yuri Tynyanov. Set in the reign of Emperor Paul I. A copying error by a military scribe turns the Russian words for "the lieutenants, however" into what looks like "lieutenant Kizhe". The Tsar reads the error, and wants to meet this (non-existent) Lieutenant Kizhe. His courtiers are at first too frightened to contradict the Tsar, but then the fiction turns out to be all too convenient...
Topics: Comedy, Drama
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Jul 10, 2016 Seymour Nebenzal
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Hard-coded English subtitles. A new crime wave grips the city and all clues seem to lead to the nefarious Dr. Mabuse, even though he has been imprisoned in a mental asylum for nearly a decade. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse ( German : Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse ) is a One of Fritz Lang's most wellknown works, and a classic piece of German expressionism. A sequel to the silent film 'Dr. Mabuse, der spieler', archcriminal Mabuse has now been driven way beyond sanity and has spent the last eleven...
Topics: Film-Noire, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Fritz Lang
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Jul 10, 2016 Seymour Nebenzal
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In Germany, Hans Beckert is an unknown killer of girls. He whistles Edvard Grieg's 'In The Hall of the Mountain King', from the 'Peer Gynt' Suite I Op. 46 while attracting the little girls for death. The police force pressed by the Minister give its best effort trying unsuccessfully to arrest the serial killer. The organized crime has great losses due to the intense search and siege of the police and decides to chase the murderer, with the support of the beggars association. They catch Hans and...
Topics: Film-Noire, Fritz Lang,, criminal, killer, beggar, murder, psychopath
Feature Films
Jul 10, 2016 Peter de Sarigny
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Newspaper reporter becomes involved with gang of crooks who take her for a tough American gangster.
Topics: Musical, Comedy, Crime, Jessie Mathews
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Jul 9, 2016 Howard Welsch
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The other copy on Internet Archive has problems.  This version has no problems. Plot: A The unsuccessful writer Stephen Byrne tries to force his servant Emily Gaunt sexually while his wife Marjorie Byrne is visiting a friend and accidentally strangles her. His crippled brother John Byrne coincidently comes to his house in that moment, and Stephen asks him to help to get rid of the corpse and avoid an scandal, since his wife would be pregnant. The naive and good John helps his brother to dump...
Topics: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, writer, murder, maid, river, Drama, Film-Noir