Criticker.com uses cookies to recognize visitors and provide a better experience. Learn more about how we use cookies in our privacy policy. By continuing to use the site, or by pressing agree, you are giving your consent to our use of cookies.
login | register
0 film ratings
Charles Ruggles
portrait

Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 83 - You've Seen 0

Picture submitted by driscarpin

Find more information about Charles Ruggles at The Internet Movie Database

Edit Biography

Titles You Haven't Rated (83)
Ordered by Year | PSI
Aesop & Son (1976)
Aesop & Son (1976) - TV Series
This show segment from The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show,provided audiences with skewed versions of popular fables and fairy tales. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Ugly Dachshund (1966)
Fran Garrison's all in a tizzy because her prize Dachshund, Danke, is having pups, and she has hopes of one of the pups becoming a champion... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Follow Me, Boys! (1966)
Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop 1. Becoming more and more involved with the scout troop, he finds his plans to become a lawyer being put on the back burner, until he realizes that his life has been fulfilled helping the youth of the small town. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
I
An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiancée, but problems arise when the fiancée is delayed and a young chemical engineer is persuaded to take his place. When the grandfather suddenly (and secretly) recovers, he uses the situation to his advantage - playing matchmaker in an attempt to ensure his granddaughter's happiness. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Son of Flubber (1963)
Professor Ned Brainard's discovery of flubber hasn't quite brought him - or his college - the riches he thought. The Pentagon has declared his discovery to be top secret and the IRS has slapped him with a huge tax bill, even if he has yet to receive a cent. He thinks he may have found the solution in the form of flubbergas, which can change the weather. It also helps Medfield College's football team to win a game. At home, his wife Betsy is jealous of the attention lavished on him by an old high school girlfriend. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Papa
If Jack Griffith's wife doesn't like the color of a neighbor's house, he'll arrange for it to be a house of a different color. If the owner of the ice cream parlor doesn't believe in selling triple banana splits for a penny, Jack will buy the establishment. And if Jack's little girl wants the pony in the circus parade, why not buy the entire circus! (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Pleasure of His Company (1961)
San Francisco debutante, Jessica Poole, is marrying Napa Valley cattle rancher, Roger Henderson, and hopes her peripatetic father... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Parent Trap (1961)
Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
All in a Night
ALL IN A NIGHT'S WORK pairs up Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine for an hilarious comedy full of mistaken identities, wrong conclusions, blackmail and counter-blackmail. (Amazon.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Ben and Me (1953)
Ben and Me (1953) - Short Film
A mouse tells the story of how he guided Benjamin Franklin to success and prominence. (IMDb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Look for the Silver Lining (1949)
This musical biopic chronicles the vaudeville-to-Broadway story of 1920s' star Marilyn Miller (June Haver). From her start on the boards in Findlay, Ohio, Marilyn sings and dances her way to Broadway stardom, frequently in company with her mentor, dancer Jack Donahue (Ray Bolger). (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Lovable Cheat (1949)
A businessman and his partner are about to go bankrupt when the partner gets an idea to sail away and somehow find the money they need. Meanwhile, the one left behind has to figure out how to put off all the creditors, friends, family, investors, etc., until his partner comes back--IF his partner comes back. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Give My Regards to Broadway (1948)
The Norwick family has had a successful run on the vaudeville circuit, but now some of the family wants out. Mom is ready to retire on the family's farm, and daughter June wants to quit now that she's engaged. That only leaves Dad and his son Bert, who are happy to work as a twosome. Soon Bert's love of baseball overtakes his show biz ambitions, especially after he's offered a major league contract to play. Now he has to figure out how to break the news to his dad. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
My Brother Talks to Horses (1947)
A classic film featuring a boy who is able to hear what the racehorses at the track are thinking. He bases their moods on how well he thinks they'll do, and tells his older brother who is going to win that day. This earns him a reputation and gains him much attention, after people start to believe him.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Ramrod (1947)
A territorial dispute between a ranch owner and a cattleman escalates somethin' fierce.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947)
A hobo and friends take up residence in a mansion whilst the family is away on Christmas holiday. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
A Stolen Life (1946)
Kate Bosworth and her twin sister Patricia fall in love with Martha's Vineyard lighthouse inspector Bill Emerson. Patricia and Bill are married. To forget, Kate returns to painting. Bill goes to Chile; Kate and Patricia go sailing; Patricia is washed overboard and drowned. Kate's boat capsizes and, when she recovers consciousness ashore, she (believed to be Patricia) is told that Bill is returning from Chile. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Gallant Journey (1946)
Director William A. Wellman adds another to his long line of salutes-to-aviation films in this bio of an aviation pioneer, John Montgomery (Glenn Ford.) In 1883 he built a practical glider despite the opposition of his friends, who thought he was crazy, and of his family, who were afraid that his dreams of flying would hurt his father's political ambitions. He pursues his education at Santa Clara University where the Jesuits lend a helping and understanding hand. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Incendiary Blonde (1945)
The life of boisterous entertainer Texas Guinan is recalled from her poor childhood with a down-on-his-luck father to her reign as the Queen of the Night Clubs. Along the way, she also finds romance and heartbreak. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Her Favorite Patient (1945)
Successful doctor Hedy Fredericks (Ruth Hussey) stops by her childhood home on her way to an important meeting in Chicago and gets sidetracked for far longer than she'd planned by a determined suitor, test pilot Morgan Hale (John Carroll). Hale wants her to stay for good reasons, while Hedy's Uncle "Doc" has his own agenda. The two men concoct a plan to keep her from leaving, which works, but the truth eventually comes out. (Netflix)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944)
In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic misadventures. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Road to Victory (1944)
Documentary short film intended to drum up support for the Fifth War Loan Campaign. It shows a happy family in the future of 1954 enjoying the prosperity and advantages made possible by the successful prosecution of the war, and how the sacrifices of 1944 have made the world a better place.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Three Is a Family (1944)
Amusing wartime comedy, practically the photographed stage play it is drawn from with nary more than the one-set living room used in the original. Housing shortages and Navy husbands called up force young newly married mothers to descend in ever confusing waves on one elderly family.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Shining Future (1944)
Documentary short film intended to drum up support for the Fifth War Loan Campaign. It shows a happy family in the future of 1960 enjoying the prosperity and advantages made possible by the successful prosecution of the war, and how the sacrifices of 1944 have made the world a better place.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Dixie Dugan (1943)
Lois Andrews, best known in 1943 as the ex-wife of comedian Georgie Jessel, plays the title character in this cinemadaptation of Joseph P. McEvoy's popular comic strip Dixie Dugan. Swept up in the war effort, Dixie gets a job as secretary to government official Roger Hudson (James Ellison). Though Roger pursues her romantically, Dixie remains faithful to her defense-plant-worker fiancee Matt Hogan (Eddie Foy Jr. (allmovie.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Friendly Enemies (1942)
During World War I, two German men friends who emigrated to the US and become millionaires agree on most things, with one major difference: one has taken the US side against Germany regarding the war, while the other stays stubbornly loyal to "the old country". His stubbornness results in tragedy for his old friend and a lesson in the consequences of blind loyalty. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Honeymoon for Three (1941)
Noted writer Kenneth Bixby, in love with his witty secretary Anne Rogers, nevertheless agrees to a tete-a-tete with a former college fling, loopy Danish girl Julie who is married to penny-pinching Harvey Wilson. Bixby realizes he is in way over his head when he finds out he has become the co-respondent in a divorce lawsuit filed by Wison. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Model Wife (1941)
The real-life marriage between Dick Powell and Joan Blondell was already on the rocks when they costarred in Model Wife. The story is "Working Girl Plot No. 6": Blondell's employer frowns upon married women working. She's married to Powell. The marriage must remain secret. The boss has a "thing" for Blondell. So does every other man. Powell fumes. Complications. Movie ends happily. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Go West, Young Lady (1941)
Federal Marshall Tex Miller, and his girl-friend Belinda Pendergast are having problems with the masked bandid 'Pecos Pete'. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Perfect Snob (1941)
Her mother (Greenwood) wants her to find wealth; her father (Ruggles) tells her to seek love. She (Bari) finds both in Hawaiian hunk (Wilde). (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Public Deb No. 1 (1940)
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.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Opened by Mistake (1940)
A wise-guy reporter and a tippling sportswriter acquire an unclaimed trunk with a corpse inside.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
No Time for Comedy (1940)
Playwright Gaylord Esterbrook scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and with leading lady Linda Paige. He and Linda are happily married until a patroness of the arts convinces Esterbrook to forget about comedy and concentrate on writing a tragedy. The end result nearly destroys his career and his marriage. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Invisible Woman (1940)
Eccentric Professor Gibbs, brilliant but impractical, invents an invisibility machine and advertises for a guinea pig. What he gets is Kitty Carroll, an attractive, adventurous model, who thinks being invisible would help her settle a few scores. Complications arise when three comic gangsters steal the machine to use on their boss. But they fail to reckon with the Revenge of the Invisible Woman! (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Maryland (1940)
A woman tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter of his father's trainer, he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Farmer
Broadway producer Nickie North, and his press agent Scoop Trimble, land a backer for a new show, but their "angel" requires that they rehearse the show out-of-town and star Clarice Sheldon, an ex-flame whose flickerings have become unwelcome. North and Trimble establish the company on the way-out-of-town Bingham farm but are unaware the site contains a hazard...Patience Bingham, the farmer's daughter. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Sudden Money (1939)
Promises of happier times dawn for the financially distressed Patterson family when father Sweeney and brother-in-law Archibald “Doc” Finney win a $150,000 grand prize in the sweepstake contest. With their windfall, each member of the family decides to pursue a dream.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Invitation to Happiness (1939)
An egotistical boxer romances a rich backer's daughter. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Boy Trouble (1939)
Shopkeeper Homer Fitch (Ruggles) hates the changes in his household when his wife adopts two orphan boys but realizes how much he loves the boys when they are struck with scarlet fever. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Balalaika (1939)
A Russian prince disguised as a worker and a cafe singer secretly involved in revolutionary activities fall in love. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Breaking the Ice (1938)
Boy soprano Bobby Breen dons a pair of skates in the oddball musical Breaking the Ice. Escaping his super-strict Mennonite relatives, our hero gets a job singing at a Philadelphia ice-skating rink. Here he tries to earn enough money to help his beloved widowed mother (Dolores Costello) wrest herself free of those selfsame relatives. The plot requires canary-voiced Breen to share the spotlight with six-year-old skating sensation Irene Dare. (allmovie.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Hollywood Handicap (1938)
A group of stable hands is given a race horse when its owner retires from the business. (The group is played by the "Original Sing Band," which uses their mouths to sound like musical instruments.) They raise money to run the horse in the Hollywood Derby at Santa Anita race track. Many Hollywood personalities attend the event. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Service de Luxe (1938)
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. Rugged Robert Wade, an inventor in town to secure funding for his new model tractor, wants to meet a woman who won't try to run his life. Despite being made for each other, Helen and Bob go through the usual complications of a film like this before ending up together in the final reel. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
His Exciting Night (1938)
In this comedy, a milquetoast clerk is betrothed to the socialite whose aunt holds a big account with his company. When the agency owner hears that the generous aunt is preparing to close her account and give all the money to the happy couple, the boss decides to stop the wedding. To do so, he hires the seductive blonde wife of a vaudevillian friend to play a "practical joke" upon the hapless clerk. The joke almost succeeds when he comes very close to losing his beloved. (allmovie.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Exclusive (1937)
Frances Farmer plays the daughter of an honest and ethical newspaper publisher (Charlie Ruggles). She wants to become a reporter herself, but when her Dad refuses to give her an easy break, Frances goes to work for a rival "tell all" tabloid. Her irresponsible reporting causes a highly respected citizen to commit suicide, and also loses her the respect of her father. But when Frances gets "over her head" in tracking down a killer, her father comes to the rescue. (allrovi.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Hearts Divided (1936)
Napoleon's younger brother falls for a girl from Baltimore. (TCM.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Early to Bed (1936)
Chester Beatty and Tessie Weeks have been engaged for 5 years and going together for 15 years before that. Chester is reluctant to burden Tessie with marriage because of his secret problem. He is a sleepwalker. When Tessie finally does rope Chester into marriage, he can't get time off from his boss of 26 years, Mr. Frisbee. To resolve the problem, Chester sets out to impress his boss by securing a big sales contract of glass eyes. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Wives Never Know (1936)
J. Hugh Ramsey, author of "Marriage, the Living Death" decides that the marriage of his friends The Bigelows cannot possibly be as perfect as it appears.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Anything Goes (1936)
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English heiress who ran away from home and is now being returned to England. He also discovers that his boss is on the ship. To avoid discovery, he disguises himself as the gangster accomplice of a minister, who is actually a gangster on the run from the law. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
No More Ladies (1935)
A society girl tries to reform her playboy husband by making him jealous. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
People Will Talk (1935)
A woman fakes an argument with her husband to teach her married daughter a lesson, but the husband takes it seriously. Will the gossip get the better of him or can he forget it?
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)
An English valet brought to the American west assimilates into the American way of life. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935)
The wisp of a storyline involves two-bit radio station owner Spud (Jack Oakie), who doubles as the station's sole announcer while his comic partner Smiley (Henry Wadsworth) serves as the house crooner. On the verge of bankruptcy, Spud is receptive to the wacky notions of George Burns and Gracie Allen, who've just invented a television device which can pick up and transmit any signal, any time, anywhere. (allmovie.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Six of a Kind (1934)
When a respectable middle-class couple take a cross-country trip by auto, they share expenses with a decidedly oddball couple, none of whom know the car carries embezzled funds. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Pursuit of Happiness (1934)
Lederer is a Hessian soldier who defects to the Americans during the Revolutionary War.He falls in love with a Yankee girl, but a thuggish local militiaman jealously makes things hard for him while he's a prisoner of war. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Murder in the Private Car (1934)
Ruth Raymond works on the switchboard and her boyfriend is John Blake. It has taken 14 years, but a detective named Murray has found her and confirmed that she is Ruth Carson. As a child, she was kidnaped by her uncle and is the daughter of a wealthy railroad tycoon. Under the watchful eye of Godfrey D. Scott, an attempt on her life is foiled. But a fake telegram put her on a private railroad car heading east. It is in this car that her life is again in danger and people are murdered. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Friends of Mr. Sweeney (1934)
After 20 years of writing for The Balance, Asaph has become a conservative shadow of his former self. When his ex-college chum visits Asaph, he cannot believe the change. So Ace decides to go out and has Beulah get a girl for Rixey. After making the rounds of the clubs, mousey Asaph becomes a Lion, taking charge of every situation and even stands up to Brumbaugh, his old stodgy womanizing editor. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Melody in Spring (1934)
Charlie Ruggles plays a souvenir-buff in quest of a real Swiss cowbell. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Melody Cruise (1933)
A bachelor millionaire on a cruise is protected by a friend from the avid attentions of a crowd of husband (and fortune) seeking girls. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Terror Aboard (1933)
An ocean liner is found at sea with everyone on board dead. An investigation is begun to find out what happened.An ocean liner is found at sea with everyone on board dead. An investigation is begun to find out what happened. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Murders in the Zoo (1933)
Eric Gorman returns with his wife Evelyn from a trip to the Orient collecting zoo animals, having killed a member of his expedition who happened one day to kiss Mrs. Gorman. On board ship Evelyn meets Roger Hewitt, who falls in love with her. After delivering his animals to the zoo, Gorman plots a way to dispose of Hewitt using one of his latest specimens, then continues using the zoo's non-human residents to do his beastly work. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Girl Without a Room (1933)
In this comedy, a Tennessee lad, enrolled in art school wins a scholarship to paint in Paris. He is thrilled until he arrives and discovers that his style is hopelessly passe and is considered trashy. The enterprising artist immediately changes style and begins painting highly abstract moderns. His masterpiece wins an award and he becomes terribly popular. No one seems to notice that the beloved work is hanging upside down. (allmovie.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Alice in Wonderland (1933)
This star-laden version of Lewis Carroll's novel combines elements of both the title novel and Carroll's sequel, Through the Looking Glass.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Goodbye Love (1933)
A sexy golddigger lands who she thinks is a wealthy big-game hunter from a royal family. What she doesn't know is that not only is he not wealthy, nor a big-game hunter nor from a royal family, but he's only a butler. Complications ensue as he tries to keep up the pretense. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
If I Had a Million (1932)
Wealthy John Glidden wants to give his money away to strangers rather than have his relatives fight over it. We see the effect the gifts have on many different sorts of individuals. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
70,000 Witnesses (1932)
College football player (Phillips Holmes)is asked to dope a star teammate by his crooked gambler brother(Lew Cody).He refuses, but they player is doped anyway,and collapses and dies. A Detective (David Landau) has the whole game re-enacted to find important clues. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
One Hour with You (1932)
Andre and Colette Bertier are happily married. When Colette introduces her husband to her flirtatious best friend, Mitzi, he does his best to resist her advances. But she is persistent, and very cute, and he succumbs. Mitzi's husband wants to divorce her, and has been having her tailed. Andre gets caught, and must confess to his wife. But Colette has had problems resisting the attentions of another man herself, and they forgive each other. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Evenings for Sale (1932)
Impoverished Count von Dopenthal plans to commit suicide and spends his last night at a costume ball. There he meets lovely Lela Fischer and falls in love with her. A chance meeting with his former butler, brings a job offer as a gigolo. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Madame Butterfly (1932)
Lt. B.F. Pinkerton is on shore-leave in Japan. He and his buddy Lieutenant Barton, out for a night on the town, stop in at a local establishment to check out the food, drink and girls, 'uh, and girls' to quote Lt. Barton. Pinkerton spies Cho-Cho San and immediately falls in lust. Barton counsels Pinkerton that he can 'marry' this beautiful Japanese girl, enjoy himself with cultural approval, then sail happily on back to America unshackled, since abandonment equates divorce in Japan... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
This Is the Night (1932)
Grant plays the Olympic-athlete husband of Thelma Todd, who in turn is the object of desire for Parisian millionaire Roland Young. To keep Grant from catching on, Young hires Lily Damita to pose as his wife. Later, Young arranges to catch Grant in a compromising situation with Damita, thus leaving the field clear for Todd. But when Grant falls for Damita, Young finds that he is genuinely jealous! (allmovie.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Love Me Tonight (1932)
Maurice Courtelin, a Parisian tailor (Maurice Chevalier), is owed a great sum of money by a viscount (Charles Ruggles)... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Night of June 13 (1932)
Elna Curry develops an unfounded jealousy of neighbor, Trudie Morrow. Elna who suffers from neurasthenia, believes that Trudie is having an affair with her husband, John, and vows revenge on Trudie. John explains to Trudie Elna's condition and plan. Trudie, being good-hearted tells John that she'll move. One evening, John returns late from work to discover Elna dead. John burns Elna's suicide note to protect Trudie. This results in John being charged for murder and put on trial.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Trouble in Paradise (1932)
High class European thief Gaston Monesque meets his soul mate Lily, a pickpocket masquerading as a countess... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)
Lieutenant Niki of the Austrian royal guard has a new girlfriend, Franzi. He's crazy about her, and is smiling at her while on duty in the street. King Adolf and his daughter Princess Anna from the neighboring kingdom of Flausenshaum drive by, and Anna intercepts a wink meant for Franzi. She falls for Niki, marries him (he has no choice in the matter), and whisks him off to Flausenshaum... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Honor Among Lovers (1931)
Fredric March, a businessman, is in love with his secretary (Claudette Colbert) but she deserts him for another man; when she realizes her mistake, she goes back to March. Ginger Rogers is Colbert's girlfriend who is love with Charles Ruggles. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Roadhouse Nights (1930)
Based on the Hammett novel, this ultra-rare film--is nominally taken from the author's classic gang-war novel Red Harvest, which proved too brutal and cynical even for pre-Code Hollywood.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Queen High (1930)
The two partners of a ladies' garter business are constantly feuding with each other. When they ask their lawyer to dissolve their partnership, he proposes that instead the two of them play a single poker hand: the loser to become the winner's personal manservant for a year. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Charley
Charley Wyckham and Jack Chesney pressure fellow student Fancourt Babberly to pose as Charley's Brazilian Aunt Donna Lucia. Their purpose is to have a chaperone for their amorous visits with Amy and Kitty, niece and ward of crusty Stephen Spettigue. Complications begin when Fancourt, in drag, becomes the love object of old Spettigue and Sir Francis Chesney. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Young Man of Manhattan (1930)
Two flappers (Claudette Colbert and Ginger Rogers) try to get their newspaper reporter boyfriends to pay attention to them. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Gentlemen of the Press (1929)
A hard-working, hard-drinking newspaperman's family life is jeopardized by his dedication to his job, missing out on his daughter's birth, her wedding, and her eventual death in childbirth -- causing him to harshly renounce his chosen profession. Cynical story taken from a stageplay. (allrovi.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Lady Lies (1929)
Much to the disapproval of his snooty children, a wealthy widowed attorney takes up with a beautiful but "lower-class" woman. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Battle of Paris (1929)
The great British stage star Gertrude Lawrence was seldom seen to her best advantage in films. In Paramount's Battle of Paris, Lawrence stars as Georgie, a British singer stranded in not-so-gay Paree during WWI. To keep food on the table, Georgie teams up with amiable pickpocket Zizi (Charlie Ruggles). Among the pockets picked are those of handsome artist Tony (Walter Petrie), with whom Georgie falls in love. (allmovie.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info