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A scientist who has found a way to prolong life (he is 120 years old) finds himself in a dilemma: he has fallen in love, and he has also discovered that if he doesn't get new glands, he will die. (imdb)
A man has an accident at work, returns home and is told by his wife that he has been missing for a year. The original noir amnesia story, which was also the first adaptation of a Cornell Woolrich novel.
Gambling boat operator Jenny Blake throws over her gambler beau Jack Morgan in order to marry into high society. When her husband is killed in an attempt on her life, she is charged with his murder. (imdb)
Around 1820 the son of a California nobleman comes home from Spain to find his native land under a villainous dictatorship. On the one hand he plays the useless fop, while on the other he is the masked avenger Zorro. (imdb)
A weary dance-hall girl in a Panama saloon hooks up with a rough-and-tumble oil driller, who takes her to his oil-field in the jungle to show her what "real" life is like. (imdb)
A celebrated Broadway actress and a wealthy widowed businessman are brought together through their shared affection for a young orphan.
One night of twelve crowded hours in the life of a newspaper investigative reporter out to get the goods on the master-minds who operate the profitable Numbers Racket in a big city. His quest is somewhat hampered by a romantic redhead, her less-than-stellar brother, a fat police detective, and henchmen, with bad intention, crawling out of the woodwork, and sewers.
In British India a local rajah, a British ally, is dying and his subordinates plan to drive out the British once he's gone. A newly married British officer is dispatched to ensure that doesn't happen. (imdb)
Paul Lavond was a respected banker in Paris when he was framed for robbery and murder by crooked associates and sent to Devil's Island. Years later, he escapes with a friend, a scientist who was working on a method to reduce humans to a height of mere inches (all for the good of humanity, of course). Lavond however is consumed with hatred for the men who betrayed him, and takes the scientist's methods back to Paris to exact painful revenge. (imdb)
A World War I British Army patrol is crossing the Mesopotomian desert when their commanding officer, the only one who knows their destination is killed by the bullet of unseen bandits. The patrol's sergeant keeps them heading north on the assumption that they will hit their brigade. They stop for the night at an oasis and awake the next morning to find their horses stolen, their sentry dead, the oasis surrounded and survival difficult. (imdb)
After her success in Lady for a Day, elderly character actress May Robson was starred in a number of features. She's wonderfully irascible in this depression-era drama as widow Mary Hastings, who has been running the family steel business since the death of her husband forty years before. Her children, Willard (Raymond Walburn) and Henrietta (Josephine Whittell), have been disappointments to her, and the grandchildren she raised after the death of their father, are even more spoiled and selfish. (allmovie.com)
Joe Valerie stashed a million dollars in gold from a robbery 15 years earlier. Now that he lay dying a painful death, he trades the location of the money to Dr. Cornelius for a shot to end his suffering. When Mrs. Marble reads about the death of Joe, she wants to spend the money, but the ghost of Joe causes her to fall down the stairs ending her life. When the police show up, they are not sure if it is murder of not, so they enlist Dr. Cornelius and clairvoyant Patricia to help solve the case. (imdb)
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)
"Panama Flo" is a 1932 romantic drama film written by Garrett Fort and directed by Ralph Murphy. (imdb)
While in mourning for her mother, Allie Smith, a shy New York children's librarian, resists joining her rowdy friend Daisy and Daisy's boyfriend Pete on a double date but finally agrees to have dinner with them. At a "chop suey joint," Daisy introduces Allie to Charlie Riggs, a handsome but irresponsible braggart. When Allie refuses to go out alone with him, Charlie becomes morose and, in a drunken state, spends the night with Maizie, a taxi dancer.
When his father is murdered, erstwhile conman Nick Darrow asks the cops if he can go undercover to find the killers, and maybe even stop a crime ring that has been plaguing the police. (imdb)
Horror classic in which an obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses (imdb)
The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina
A tour guide in Venice romances a visiting American tourist whose father owns a chewing-gum factory back in the U.S. She sets out to convince her skeptical father to bring the tour guide to America and give him a job in the plant. (imdb)
Dangerous Nan McGrew is the sharp-shooting expert of a traveling medicine show that is stranded in the Canadian northwest at the snowbound hunting lodge of wealthy Mrs. Benson. Nan is invited to put on a show for the benefit of Mrs. Benson's Christmas-Eve guests. While performing her boop-a-doop songs, Eustace Macy, the saxophone-tooting nephew of Mrs. Benson falls in love with Nan. And, then, the villain, the bank-robbing Doc Foster, makes his entrance... (imdb)
Fingers is planning a half-million-dollar bank robbery in gang boss Cobra Collins' territory. Fingers' moll Connie tries to bluff Cobra into thinking the hit won't be for another week when the call comes through saying it's now. (imdb)
During World War I, criminal Dakin Barrolles, fleeing a bank robbery gone awry, has a chance meeting with a rich, drunken banker and his wife. Fascinated by the kind of people he would ordinarily never get to meet, he steals a locket with the banker's picture. (imdb)
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.
The story of Kitty Darling, a fading burlesque star who tries to save her convent-educated daughter April from following in Mom's footsteps. (imdb)
Much to the disapproval of his snooty children, a wealthy widowed attorney takes up with a beautiful but "lower-class" woman. (imdb)
U.S. and British ships race across the Pacific and around Cape Horn from China to Boston. The winner of the contest receives a lucrative tea trade contract, as well as the loser's vessel.
A beautiful young Mexican girl marries an Arizona sheep rancher and returns with him to his ranch, where he lives with his elderly father. The father, not used to sharing his son's attentions with anyone, takes an instant dislike to the new wife, and proceeds to make life as miserable for her as possible, including trying to turn his son against her. When a drifter shows up looking for work, the old man sees his chance. (imdb)
A young woman visits her boyfriend, an archaeologist, at the site in Egypt where he is digging up ancient artifacts. Her frustration mounts when it appears that he is more interested in old bones and mummies than he is in the fact that she's traveled thousands of miles to see him. However, there are three men at the site who don't share her boyfriend's attitude towards her, and they make their intentions known. (imdb)
The heir to a family business travels to Paris to try to stop his youth-obsessed mother from squandering the family fortune with her new husband, who married her for her money. After he returns from service in World War I, he finds his mother broke and abandoned by her gigolo husband. In an ironic turn of events, he winds up squiring rich old women around Paris' nightlife, becoming the kind of gigolo from which he tried to save his mother. (imdb)
A corrupt art patron finds himself in love with the same girl as his stepson. (imdb)
An Australian sheep rancher fulfills his promise to his dying mother by visiting his uncle on the French Riviera. He meets and falls in love with a Russian princess who was forced into a bad marriage to save her family from the Communists. (imdb)