Frank McHugh

Frank McHugh

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 89 (Actor)

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    Mighty Joe Young
    Jill Young has brought up her pet gorilla since she was a child. Twelve years later, when the gorilla is fully grown, Hollywood promoter Max O'Hara travels to Tanzania, Africa, and convinces Jill to bring her extraordinarily large gorilla, Joe, back to America (imdb)
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    The Roaring Twenties
    After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging... (imdb)
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    Four Daughters
    Musician Adam Lemp and his four equally musical daughters, Emma, Ann, Kay, and Thea, live happily together. Each daughter has an upstanding young man for whom she cares. However, the arrival of a cynical, slovenly young composer named Mickey Borden turns the household upside-down, and romantic and tragic complications ensue. (imdb)
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    I Love You Again
    While alone on a cruise, upstanding, teetotal - and mean - Larry Wilson receives a blow on the head, causing him to revert to his old, forgotten, persona of man-about-town and swindler George Carey. Deciding to get what he can out of his position as Wilson he returns to his hometown to continue the pretence. The only trouble is he takes a serious shine to his wife Kay, and doesn't at all agree that Larry should be letting her go. (imdb)
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    Footlight Parade
    Chester Kent produces Musical Comedies on the stage. With the beginning of the talkies aera he changes to producing short musical proluges for movies. But this is stressing him, because he always needs new units and his rival is always stealing his ideas. So he can get an contract with a producer, if he is able to stage in three days three new proluges. In spite of great problems he does it. (imdb)
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    The Fighting 69th
    "The Fighting 69th" is a First World War regiment of mostly New York-Irish soldiers. Amongst a cocky crew, perhaps the cockiest is Jerry Plunkett, a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself... (imdb)
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    A Midsummer Night\
    Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the kingdom of fairies have a slight quarrel about whether or not the boy Titania is raising will join Titania's band or Oberon's, so Oberon tries to get him from her by using some magic... (imdb)
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    Fashions of 1934
    Sherwood Nash is a swindler who bootlegs Paris fashions for sale at cut-rate prices. His assistant Lynn poses as An American interested in a dress and Snap conceals a camera in his cane. When they try to steal the latest Baroque designs hidden cameras capture them. Threat and counterthreat lead to the suggestion of putting on a legitimate show. (imdb)
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    Mystery of the Wax Museum
    In London, sculptor Ivan Igor struggles in vain to prevent his partner Worth from burning his wax museum...and his 'children.' Years later, Igor starts a new museum in New York, but his maimed hands confine him to directing lesser artists. People begin disappearing (including a corpse from the morgue); Igor takes a sinister interest in Charlotte Duncan, fiancée of his assistant Ralph, but arouses the suspicions of Charlotte's roommate, wisecracking reporter Florence. (imdb)
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    Going My Way
    A new priest shows up at the parish of a crusty old priest named Father Fitzgibbon. The new man, Father O'Malley, must ingratiate himself with both the old man and his congregation. There are various ups and downs in their relationship but on the whole, it all seems to be going rather well. Then one night, the church burns to the ground. (imdb)
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    City for Conquest
    Cagney is Danny Kenny, a truck driver who enters "the fight game" and Sheridan his former girlfriend, Peggy. Danny realizes success in the ring and uses his income to pay for his bother Eddie's music education... (imdb)
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    Gold Diggers of 1935
    In a luxury hotel stage director Nicoleff stages a show to get the money to pay his bills. Mrs. Prentiss, who is backing the show wants her daughter Ann to marry the millionaire T. Mosely Thorpe, but Ann falls in love with Dick Curtis, while Dick's girl friend marries Ann's brother Humbolt. But the hotel secretary Betty knows a way to avoid dificulties with old Mrs. Prentiss. (imdb)
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    Heat Lightning
    An interesting precursor to such films as The Petrified Forest and Bus Stop, Heat Lightning takes place in a remote California-desert gas station-café. Several strange characters pass through the establishment's portals during one fateful 24-hour period, including cad-and-bounder George (Preston S. Foster). Resourceful proprietress Olga (Aline MacMahon) tries to remain detached throughout but is forced to take drastic action when George threatens to seduce and abandon her own sister Myra... (Answers.com)
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    Lilly Turner
    A carnival magician deserts his wife when he finds out she's pregnant. She then marries the carnival's barker, who is a drunk. After enduring all his abuse, she finds herself attracted to a young engineer. (imdb)
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    All Through the Night
    Runyonesque Broadway gamblers turn patriotic when they stumble onto a cell of Nazi saboteurs. (IMDb)
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    Dodge City
    Dodge City. A wide-open cattle town run by Jeff Surrett. Even going on a children's Sunday outing is not a safe thing to do. What the place needs is a fearless honest Marshal. A guy like Wade Hatton, who helped bring the railroad in. It may not help that he fancies Abbie Irving, who won't have anything to do with him since he had to shoot her brother. But that's the West. (imdb)
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    Virginia City
    Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from Confederate Prison and is set to Virginia City in Nevada. Once there he finds that the former commander of his prison Vance Irby is planning to send $5 million in gold to save the Confederacy. (imdb)
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    The Crowd Roars
    Famous motor-racing champion Joe Greer returns to his hometown to compete in a local race. He discovers his younger brother has aspirations to become a racing champion and during the race Joe loses his nerve when another driver his killed, leaving his brother to win. Joe's luck takes a plunge whilst his brother rises to height of fame. (imdb)
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    Bullets or Ballots
    After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the mob. "Buggs" Fenner thinks Blake is a police agent. (imdb)
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    One Way Passage
    Joan Ames is slowly dying as a result of illness. She's determined to have one last good time on a holiday cruise. She meets good-natured criminal Dan Hardesty who is being transported back to the USA to face execution. A romance develops between them in what could be their last days alive without either one revealing their secret. (imdb)
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    Ex-Lady
    A female artist is torn between her belief in free love and the constraints of romance.
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    The Hoodlum Saint
    A former reporter comes back home after serving in the army during World War I and finds that it's much more difficult to find work than he expected. Desperate, one day he crashes a wedding attended by many of the city's rich and powerful, meets a beautiful girl named Kay who turns out to be his ticket to meeting those rich and powerful people, and he soon manages to land a job on a newspaper. He receives a rude awakening when the stock market crashes in 1929. (imdb)
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    State Fair
    Farm family Frake, with discontented daughter Margy, head for the Iowa State Fair. On the first day, both Margy and brother Wayne meet attractive new flames; so does father's prize hog, Blue Boy. As the fair proceeds, so do the romances; must lovers separate when the fair closes? (imdb)
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    The Telegraph Trail
    A greedy businessman-turned-renegade foments an Indian uprising against the coming telegraph to perpetuate his economic stranglehold on the territory. (imdb)
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    My Son John
    A small-town couple is shattered by the revelation that their son is a Commie agent.
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    The Dawn Patrol
    Terrific war film starring Richard Barthelmess as a veteran British pilot in France whose job is to make raids behind enemy lines in what are basically suicide runs. (imdb Comments)
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    Ever Since Eve
    A plain-jane by day and a beauty by night, a secretary juggles two identities in order to keep her job and win her boss's heart. (TCM.com)
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    Parachute Jumper
    Unemployed Bill and Toodles move in with Alabama to share expenses. Bill is hired by a gangster's mistress and ultimately becomes the gangster's bodyguard. When Alabama visits, the gangster falls in love with her and hires her as his secretary. Bill is forced to fly a plane carrying narcotics into the U.S. but fights back. (imdb)
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    Here Comes the Navy
    A cocky guy joins the Navy for the wrong reason but finds romance and twice is cited for heroism. (imdb)
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    The Dark Horse
    A political machine backs a dimwitted candidate for governor. (TCM.com)
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    The Wide Open Spaces
    A Wild West spoof by The Masquers Comedy Club of Hollywood (imdb)
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    A Lion Is in the Streets
    A charismatic peddler from the bayous finds his true calling in politics. Is he a demagogue in the making? (imdb)
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    Mr. Dodd Takes the Air
    A small town electrician becomes a hit singer in New York and gets involved with a gold digger, a thief, an opera singer and the woman he loves. (imdb)
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    Daughters Courageous
    A father returns to the family he left years earlier and tries to solve their problems. (TCM.com)
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    Devil Dogs of the Air
    Two Marine pilots vie for romance and glory. (TCM.com)
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    High Pressure
    Gar Evans is a con artist, who pretents to be the owner of a "Golden Gate Artificial Rubber Company", and he is looking for investors. Finding them is relatively easy, but it becomes difficult when those want to see the inventor of the synthetic rubber. (imdb)
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    The House on 56th Street
    A woman loses her family after being falsely convicted of a crime. (TCM.com)
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    The Irish in Us
    The sons of an Irish family have to choose among police work, prize fighting and love. (TCM.com)
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    Life Begins
    A maternity ward becomes the focus for the patients', doctors' and nurses' personal problems. (TCM.com)
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    6 Day Bike Rider
    To get his girl back, that has fallen for a biker, a worker and one of his friends enter a six day race. (imdb)
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    Elmer, the Great
    A country hick bats his way to baseball stardom. (TCM.com)
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    Miss Grant Takes Richmond
    A bookie uses a phony real estate business as a front for his betting parlor. To further keep up the sham, he hires dim-witted Ellen Grant as his secretary figuring she won't suspect any criminal goings-on. When Ellen learns of some friends who are about to lose their homes, she unwittingly drafts her boss into developing a new low-cost housing development. (imdb)
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    Four Mothers
    Four married sisters face financial problems as motherhood approaches. (imdb)
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    Swing Your Lady
    Promoter Ed Hatch comes to the Ozarks with his slow-witted wrestler Joe Skopapoulos whom he pits against a hillbilly Amazon blacksmith, Sadie Horn. Joe falls in love with her and won't fight. At least not until Sadie's beau Noah shows up. (imdb)
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    Three Men on a Horse
    A meek salesman with an uncanny ability to pick horses is virtually kidnapped by a trio of gamblers. (imdb)
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    A Tiger Walks
    A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods. This throws the town into a panic and everyone wants the animal killed immediately, except for the daughter of the sheriff. She wants to capture the tiger and put it in a zoo, thereby saving the tiger's life. (imdb)
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    Wings of the Navy
    Pilot brothers vie for the same woman. (TCM.com)
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    Tomorrow at Seven
    People in an old, dark mansion are menaced by a maniac called "The Black Ace." (imdb)
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    Back Street
    Pretty Rae Smith and handsome Walter Saxel meet, fall in love and make plans to marry. Unfortunately, their marriage plans get sabotaged when a jealous beau makes Rae miss the ceremony. The two meet many years later in New York, only now Walter is married. Refusing to be shut out of his life, Rae agrees to be Walter's mistress. (imdb)
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    Her Cardboard Lover
    A wealthy woman, trying to discourage a former boyfriend from pursuing her, hires a young songwriter who needs money to pay off his gambling debts to pretend to be her boyfriend. The problem is that the "phony" boyfriend is actually really in love with her. (imdb)
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    Happiness Ahead
    Joan's parents want her to marry young Travis, but Joan has no interest in him. So on New Years Eve, she goes out to a club where she meets Bob. Things click and she rents an apartment in the city so that she can date Bob and he will not know that she is RICH. He works for the Peerless Window Cleaners, but hopes to soon have his own window cleaning company... (imdb)
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    The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
    A woman's bad taste in men leads to pregnancy out of wedlock. (TCM.com)
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    Going Wild
    Rollo and Lane just happen to be tossed off the train at White Beach where Robert Story -Air ace and writer- is supposed to stop. It is a case of mistaken identity as no one knows what Story looks like. So they get free room and meals at the Palm Inn and everything is going well until they want Story to fly in the race on Saturday. Rollo has never even be up in a plane, never mind fly one, so he must figure a way out. But the girls have everything bet on his winning the race. (imdb)
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    Valley of the Giants
    Two large tycoons battle for control of the lumber industry.
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    Snowed Under
    Alan Tanner's new play opens in a week, but Tanner just can't finish the third act. He's retreated to a snowbound cottage to work, but blonde neighbor Pat Quinn wants to play. Producer Arthur Layton sends Alice, Alan's first wife, to help him stick to business. But then Daisy, his second wife, shows up wanting her alimony... (imdb)
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    Havana Widows
    Two gold diggers go fishing for millionaires in Havana. (imdb)
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    Merry Wives of Reno
    The Merry Wives of Reno are Madge (Margaret Lindsay), Bunny (Glenda Farrell) and Lois (Ruth Donnelly). Madge is a comparative newlywed who heads to the "divorce capital" of Reno, Nevada after a spat with her young husband Frank (Donald Woods). Likewise in Reno is Bunny (Glenda Farrell), who has a bad habit of settling arguments with her hubby Al (Frank McHugh) by breaking all the crockery over his head. (allrovi.com)
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    Smarty
    Vicki Wallace (Joan Blondell) takes great pleasure in teasing her husband,Tony Wallace (Warren William), who takes no pleasure at all in being teased and it isn't long before he ups and clips her on the chin. Vicki's friend and attorney, Vernon Thorpe (Edward Everett Horton), secures a divorce for her, and Vicki and Vernon are soon married. (imdb)
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    Stage Struck
    Broadway dance director George Randall (Dick Powell) is stuck with staging a Broadway show starring Peggy Revere (Joan Blondell), a wealthy but untalented performer who is starring only because she is backing the show. Tempers flare during rehearsals, but suave producer Fred Harris (Warren William) smooths things over by pretending to each combatant that each one secretly loves the other. Trouble is, Randall really has eyes for chorus girl Ruth Williams (Jeanne Madden). (imdb)
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    Carnegie Hall
    Based on a story by silent-movie actress Seena Owen, Carnegie Hall follows the story of an Irish immigrant who arrives in America just as the grand theatre is christened, and whose life is intertwined with the performers, conductors, aspiring artists and humble employees who call it home. (Kino)
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    The Widow From Chicago
    Vice lord Dominic has brought Swifty Dorgan east to do a job for him. When Swifty appears to have died falling from a train, detective Henderson impersonates him hoping to get into the mob. When he's killed his sister Polly poses as Swifty's widow and gets a singing job at Dominic's nightclub. Then the real Swifty shows up. (imdb)
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    Easy Come, Easy Go
    A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. (imdb)
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    Grand Slam
    Because the Stanislavsky method of playing bridge has no rules, it promotes marital harmony for those who stick with it. (imdb)
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    He Couldn\
    An office clerk is harassed by his girlfriend's mother. (imdb)
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    Indianapolis Speedway
    Joe is the three time Indy champion who still races to put young Eddie through College. Joe wants a better life for Eddie, and he explodes when he finds out that Eddie quit school for a racing career. Joe tries to teach Eddie the trade, but they separate when Eddie will not drop bad girl Frankie. When Joe causes the death of a driver at the next race, he quits racing and wanders around. Joe winds up at Indianapolis where Eddie is driving the Martin Special. (imdb)
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    It Happens Every Thursday
    A New York couple takes over a small town newspaper. (imdb)
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    Up for Murder
    Young reporter accidentially kills his newspaper's editor in a fight over the publisher's mistress, who is also the paper's society editor. (imdb)
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    Bad Company
    Bad Company is a 1931 gangster film directed and co-written by Tay Garnett with Tom Buckingham based on Jack Lait's 1930 novel Put On the Spot. It stars Helen Twelvetrees and Ricardo Cortez. Told from the view of a woman, the working titles of this film were The Gangster's Wife and The Mad Marriage.
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    Moonlight Murder
    An amateur detective gets a chance to test his sleuthing skills when an opera singer is murdered at the Hollywood Bowl.
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    Freshman Love
    In this lively campus comedy, a stern rowing coach sets up a rigorous practice schedule for his team and insists they lead strictly disciplined lives (meaning no girls and no fun) so that they will become winners and thereby save his endangered job. Unfortunately, a seductive coed keeps leading his lambs astray. Things look bleak until the coach devises an ingenious method to recruit new oarsmen. Things really get in synch when jazz bandleader George E. Stone becomes the swingin' new coxswain. (allmovie.com)
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    Kiss Me Again
    In this musical, based on a famed operetta, a humble shop girl jilts her lover because his aristocratic family disapproves of the match. She then goes on to become a renowned opera star. Only then is she able to marry her lover. Songs include: "Kiss Me Again", "The Mascot of the Troop", "The Time, the Place and the Girl", "When the Cat's Away", "I Want What I Want When I Want It", and "Love Me, Love My Dog". (allmovie.com)
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    A Medal for Benny
    The film examines small town hypocrisy. (Wikipedia)
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    Little Miss Thoroughbred
    A young orphan girl wants a small-time gambler to be her father. (imdb)
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    Marry the Girl
    The offices of a great newspaper syndicate are presided over by John B. Radway, obviously a nut, and his sister Ollie Radway, obviously the brains in the family. David "Party" Partridge, the general manager née flunky, has three tasks to get accomplished. (imdb)
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    Maybe It\
    A young couple suffers through in-law and employment problems. (tcm.com)
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    Traveling Husbands
    A salesman gets in trouble with a party girl and a debutante in Detroit.
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    Stars Over Broadway
    Al is a down on his luck promoter who is thinking of taking the final bow when he meets Jan, the singing porter. He sees something in Jan so he signs him to a contract. Al works odd jobs to pay for Jan's singing lessons and drops the idea of Opera when he learns that it will take years. He has him sing in a nightclub and from there it is up. But Jan soon starts missing lessons and rehearsals and hits the bottle so the partnership between Al and Jan ends. (imdb)
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    On Your Toes
    A young hoofer quits vaudeville to become a composer and hooks up with a Russian ballet troupe. (imdb)
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    Top Speed
    An order clerk poses as a millionaire. (imdb)
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    Son of a Sailor
    A smooth-talking sailor looking for a quick date meets the granddaughter of an admiral and finds himself in a house full of top Navy officers, along with a couple of spies interested in plans for a new robot-controlled flight system. (imdb)
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    Submarine D-1
    Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl. (TCM)
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    The Runaround
    Maverick private eyes Kildane and Quayle leave a large agency to work on their own. Their first assignment (pirated from the old firm): retrieve eloping heiress Penelope Hampton...in competition with their former boss Prentiss. Kildane finds Penelope with surprising ease and keeps her one jump ahead of Prentiss with assorted difficulties, but can he avoid a romantic complication with his lovely charge?
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    Professional Sweetheart
    An orphan girl struggles with her desire for a more dangerous, more adventurous life and her duty posing as the "purity girl" and radio-sponsor of a wash cloth.
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    Manpower
    Hank McHenry and Johnny Marshall work on a road crew for the power company. In a freak accident Hank is injured and is promoted to foreman of the gang. One night Hank and Johnny meet Fay Duval in a clip joint, but tensions start to show in the road crew as rivalry between Hank and Johnny increases. (imdb)
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    Dust Be My Destiny
    Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman's daughter leads to a fight between them, leading to the older man's death due to a weak heart. Joe and Mabel go on the run as he thinks no-one would believe a nobody like him. (imdb)
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    The Hot Spot
    The Hot Spot (1931) - Short Film
    In order to capture a murderer, a reporter has his obnoxious brother-in-law confess to the crime.
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    Little Miss Big
    Mary Jane Baxter (Fay Holden), a wealthy woman has named her cocker spaniel as her heir, in order to thwart scheming relatives. In learning of her action, her nephew, Eddie Martin (Frederick Brady as Fred Brady) institutes sanity hearings to have her committed to a hospital. She runs away and is befriended by a barber,Charlie Bryan (Frank McHugh) and his family.
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    Extra! Extra!
    Extra! Extra! (1932) - Short Film
    Frank McHugh appears with Mae Busch, Jerry Mandy and others in this prohibition-time RKO Pathe short directed by Harry Sweet.
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    The Pace That Thrills
    Hot shot motorcycle racer Dusty Weston takes too many chances. He and his design partner Chris Rhodes agree on almost everything, but reporter Eve Drake arrives to do a story. Both men fall for her, endangering their friendship plus Dusty's career.
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