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Jean Arthur
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Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 51 - You've Seen 0

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Billy Wilder Speaks (2006)
In 1988, Oscar-winning German filmmaker Volker Schlondorff ("The Tin Drum") sat down with legendary director Billy Wilder at his office in Beverly Hills, California and turned on his camera for a series of filmed interviews... (imdb)
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The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (1988)
This is a documentary that revisits the making of Gone with the Wind with Archival footage, screen tests, insightful interviews and rare film footage. (imdb)
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The Jean Arthur Show (1966)
Widowed Patricia Marshall is a successful attorney who welcomes her newly graduated son Paul into her law firm. She uses her chauffeur Morton as a sounding board and occasionally dates the eligible Richie Wells. (imdb)
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Shane (1953)
A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act. (imdb)
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A Foreign Affair (1948)
A congressional committee visits occupied Berlin to investigate G.I. morals. Congresswoman Phoebe Frost, appalled at widespread evidence of human frailty, hears rumors that cafe singer Erika, former mistress of a wanted war criminal, is "protected" by an American officer, and enlists Captain John Pringle to help her find him...not knowing that Pringle is Erika's lover. (imdb)
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The Impatient Years (1944)
Standing before a divorce court judge are Sergeant Andy Anderson and Janie Anderson asking him to dissolve their marriage. Janie's father, William Smith, objects and the judge allows him to give his version of their story. They had met in San Francisco fifteen months earlier and, after knowing each other only three days, had gotten married. Andy was sent overseas the day after the wedding and when he returns and despite the fact that Janie had borne him a son, they find they are almost strangers (imdb)
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A Lady Takes a Chance (1943)
A city girl on a bus tour of the West encounters a handsome rodeo cowboy who helps her forget her simpy city suitors. (imdb)
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The More the Merrier (1943)
During the WW2 housing shortage in Washington, two men and a woman share a single apartment and the older man plays Cupid to the other two. (imdb)
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The Talk of the Town (1942)
When the Holmes Woolen Mill burns down, political activist Leopold Dilg is jailed for arson (and murder; one man was lost). Escaping, Leopold hides out in the home of his childhood sweetheart Nora Shelley ...which she has just rented to unsuspecting law professor Michael Lightcap. As Lightcap's unwelcome guests, Nora and Leopold drag the professor, willy-nilly, from pure legal theory to impure legal practice. Blends comedy, thriller, philosophy, mystery and romance. (imdb)
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The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)
Department store owner J.P. Merrick finds that several of his employees are unionizing to get more money and better working conditions. In order to find out who the organizers are, he gets a job at the store as a shoe salesman. Not realizing his true identity, he's befriended by Mary Jones and Joe O'Brien, the two ringleaders, and Elizabeth Ellis, a charming older woman with whom he develops a romance. (imdb)
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Too Many Husbands (1940)
When her long lost husband returns after her re-marriage, a woman decides to try life with two mates. (TCM.com)
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Arizona (1940)
Phoebe Titus is a tough, swaggering pioneer woman, but her ways become decidedly more feminine when she falls for California bound Peter Muncie. But Peter won't be distracted from his journey and Phoebe is left alone and plenty busy with villains Jefferson Carteret and Lazarus Ward plotting at every turn to destroy her freighting company. She has not seen the last of Peter, however. (imdb)
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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.
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Screen Snapshots Series 19, No. 1 (1939)
The four Westmore brothers work their make-up magic on a variety of Hollywood stars.
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Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
While waiting for her boat, Bonnie Lee stops at a small airport in South America. The pilots there deliver... (imdb)
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You Can
A good-natured but decidedly eccentric family meets a new friend. (imdb)
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Easy Living (1937)
J.B. Ball, a rich financier, gets fed up with his free-spending family. He takes his wife's just-bought (very expensive) sable coat and throws it out the window, it lands on poor hard-working girl Mary Smith. But it isn't so easy to just give away something so valuable, as he soon learns. (imdb)
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History Is Made at Night (1937)
Wealthy shipowner Bruce Vail is insanely jealous of wife Irene, who divorces him for that reason. Vail schemes to get Irene in trouble with a hired gigolo; but passerby Paul Dumond rescues her, and Paul and Irene fall in love. Now that the black-hearted Bruce Vail has something to be jealous about, he'll stop at nothing to bring the lovers to disaster, perhaps even death... (imdb)
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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers. (imdb)
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More Than a Secretary (1936)
A secretarial school instructor (Arthur) puts herself in the shoes of one of her brassy blonde students (Kent) in an attempt to have a both a successful professional and love life.
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The Ex-Mrs. Bradford (1936)
An ex-married couple investigate a murder in the 'Thin Man' manner. (imdb)
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The Plainsman (1936)
Wild Bill Hickok attempts to stop an Indian uprising that was started by white gun-runners. (imdb)
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Adventure in Manhattan (1936)
Joel McCrea plays a hotshot reporter who thinks he knows everything and Jean Arthur plays an actress who puts one over on him. It turns out the financier of her play is a notorious art collector who steals what he can't buy and the play he's financing is just a front for a job he is planning. (imdb)
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The Public Menace (1935)
Non-citizen Arthur marries reporter Murphy for a bogus gangster's confession. A divorce is needed, and Murphy is fired. The gangster wants her to be his girlfriend, the police are outside, and only one who can save her is Murphy. (imdb)
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Diamond Jim (1935)
The story of legendary gambler Diamond Jim Brady and his romance with entertainer Lillian Russell. (imdb)
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Party Wire (1935)
When the daughter of the town's leading citizen and a local dairyman have a romance,and the man makes a sudden-and-unexplained trip out of town, the local gossips, employing the small-town's shared telephone lines, start a malicious gossip campaign discussing the assumed-but-incorrect reason. (imdb)
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Public Hero #1 (1935)
An undercover G-man helps with a jailbreak to learn the mob's secrets. (TCM.com)
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The Whole Town
A meek milquetoast of a clerk is mistaken for Public Enemy #1, and the notorious killer takes advantage of the situation.
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If You Could Only Cook (1935)
Auto magnate James Buchanan has a fiancée who doesn't love him and a board of directors who won't listen to him. Brooding on a park bench, he meets unemployed Joan Hawthorne, a fine cook who needs a partner to apply for a 'couple' butler/cook job with gourmet ex-bootlegger Mike Rossini. Bemused, Buchanan goes along with the gag, taking lessons from his own butler. But there's sure to be a day of reckoning... (imdb)
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Whirlpool (1934)
Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for him Rankin forges a letter from the warden's office informing Helen that Rankin drowned while attempting to escape. Twenty years later Rankin is released from prison, changes his name to "Duke Sheldon", and eventually becomes a nightclub owner with ties to the mob. (imdb)
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The Defense Rests (1934)
A sleazy lawyer is the focus of this courtroom drama. His favorite technique is to teach his female clients how to use their bodies provocatively in court to sway the jury. Without a doubt, his methods are successful. Unfortunately, his female assistant is offended by the tactics. (allrovi.com)
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The Most Precious Thing in Life (1934)
An impoverished waitress marries a rich college boy against the wishes of his parents. Shortly after bearing his son, the family begins pushing her out of the family, separating her from her son. Two decades later, the woman is a charwoman who scrubs the floors of her husband's alma mater. It is there that she encounters a handsome young college student who shares with her his romantic travails. It seems his father is pressuring him to dump his impoverished girl friend. (allrovi.com)
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The Gang Buster (1931)
Naïve insurance agent 'Cyclone' Case falls in love with Sylvia Martine, whose father has a dispute with gangster Mike Slade. When Sylvia is kidnapped by Slade and his gang, 'Cyclone' decides to save her and wanders straight into a gang war without even realizing it. (imdb)
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The Lawyer
In this courtroom drama, a lawyer defends his sister's fiance after he is accused of murder. The lawyer knows his client is guilty, and that another man, a sailor, also accused of the crime because he gambled away his gun, which became the murder weapon, but he must honor the confidentiality between he and his client. The sailor is given the death sentence. Just before he is to die, the lawyer's client comes forward and tells the truth. (allmovie.com)
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Ex-Bad Boy (1931)
A man gets in trouble with his girlfriend when a beautiful movie star and her fiance come to his small town. (imdb)
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Paramount on Parade (1930)
A musical revue that basically has Paramount stars and contract-players doing things some had never done on screen, and wouldn't again; such as Ruth Chatteron , in a French-café setting singing "My Marine" to a group of U. S. Marines, including Stuart Eriwn, Stanley Smith and Frederic March; Buddy Rogers doing a song-duet with Lillian Roth called "Any Time's the Time to Fall in Love", on a cuckoo-clock set; and Clara Bow singing and dancing in "The Red Head" number to a group of sailors. (imdb)
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The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu (1930)
The villainous master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu sets out to destroy the people he holds responsible for the death of his family. (imdb)
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Street of Chance (1930)
'Natural' Davis (William Powell) is a respected gambler who follows a ruthless code of honour with those who cheat against him. His wife Alma (Kay Francis) wants to divorce him because of his addiction and lifestyle but they agree on a reconciliation and 2nd honeymoon together and 'Natural' promises to give up gambling. However, his plans change when his brother 'Babe' (Regis Toomey) arrives in town
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The Silver Horde (1930)
A salmon fisherman has to choose between a bad girl and a society doll. (imdb)
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Danger Lights (1930)
The tough boss of a railroad yard befriends a young hobo, and unwittingly places in jeopardy his relationship with the woman he loves. (imdb)
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The Greene Murder Case (1929)
Powell stars as sophisticated detective Philo Vance, who is brought in to investigate the killing of multi-millionaire Tobias Greene. Vance brings together a handful of likely suspects, but it soon becomes apparent he hasn't found the guilty party when all nine of the possible candidates also wind up dead. Vance starts taking a closer look at Greene's mourning family -- as well as the circumstances under which he earned his fortune. (allmovie.com)
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The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929)
During the Boxer Rebellion in China during the early 20th century, in which a Chinese secret society attacked all westerners and anyone who associated with them, Dr. Fu Manchu's wife and child are killed by foreigners. Enraged, he vows to take his revenge on the British army officers he holds responsible for the killings. (imdb)
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Halfway to Heaven (1929)
A traveling sideshow performer sees her trapeze-artist boyfriend fall to his death and suspects his partner of deliberately killing him, finally exposing him with the help of the handsome replacement for her high-flying ex-lover. Cliched murder mystery. (allrovi.com)
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The Saturday Night Kid (1929)
Jayme and sister Janie are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Mayme is in love with store clerk Bill, but Janie tries to steal him from her. Hazel, another salesgirl, is Jean Harlow's first credited role. (imdb)
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The Canary Murder Case (1929)
A beautiful showgirl, name "the Canary" is a scheming nightclub singer. Blackmailing is her game and with that she ends up dead. But who killed "the Canary". All the suspects knew and were used by her and everyone had a motive to see her dead. The only witness to the crime has also been 'rubbed out'. Only one man, the keen, fascinating, debonair detective Philo Vance, would be able to figure out who is the killer. (imdb)
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Flying Luck (1927)
Monty Banks wants to be like his hero Charles Lindbergh, and will do anything to learn to fly a plane. After building his own doesn't go so well, he winds up enlisting in the Army. During basic training, Monty falls in love with the Colonel's daughter (played by a young Jean Arthur), tangles with a mean drill sergeant (Kewpie Morgan) and is mistaken for a visiting French dignitary. (imdb)
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Winners of the Wilderness (1927)
Able wilderness fighter Colonel O'Hara loves Rene, daughter of the commander of the French forces during the French and Indian War. The Indians, under Pontiac, kidnap Rene. O'Hara hopes to rescue and wed her. (imdb)
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The Block Signal (1926)
Ralph Lewis stars as "Jovial" Joe Ryan, an aging but still vital railroad engineer. Suffering from failing eyesight, Joe is victimized by Bert Allen (George Cheseboro), a younger man who covets both Joe's job and the old man's pretty daughter Grace (Jean Arthur). Reduced to working as a flagman thanks to Bert's chicanery, Joe devotes his spare time to developing a block signal, which will automatically stop a train in case of emergencies. (allmovie.com)
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The Drug Store Cowboy (1925)
In the more naive times of the 1920s (at least when it came to narcotics), drug store cowboys had nothing to do with drugs. Instead, this comedy-melodrama focuses on Marmaduke Grandon (Franklin Farnum), who's a drug store clerk with aspirations to be a movie star. He gets his chance when an actor suddenly dies and he is asked to take the man's place. (allrovi.com)
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Seven Chances (1925)
Jimmie Shannon is nearly bankrupt when an attorney presents grandfather's will leaving him 7 million dollars. In order to inherit it, Jimmie must marry before 7 pm on his 27th birthday - today!
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Cameo Kirby (1923)
Wrongfully blamed for the death of Col. John Randall, Cameo Kirby (Gilbert) must find the true villain and clear his name before he can declare his love for Adele (Olmstead), the dead man's daughter. (imdb)
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