Laura La Plante
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A boy learns to deal with the loss of his mother and the subsequent mourning of his father through the wisdom of the family's Chinese cook. (imdb)
A fortune-hunter saves a young woman from drowning, risking his marriage to an heiress. (TCM.com)
A church mouse may be quiet, but not in this zippy British comedy from Warner Bros.' Teddington Studios. Hollywood's Laura LaPlante plays a meek, drab secretary in the employ of handsome banker Ian Hunter. She takes off her glasses, and--gosh!--she's gorgeous. Old silent-comedy hands W. Scott Darling and Tom Geraghty fashioned their screenplay from a play by Ladislas Fodor and Paul Frank (previously filmed as a silent). (allmovie.com)
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A slapstick burlesque of 19th Century Victorian melodrama featuring a parody of Holmes and Watson who rescue a heroine held by a mustache-twirling villain in a den of caricatured Chinese gangsters. (imdb)
A lonely husband, whose wife has been away, hires a look-a-like impersonator to fill his place and fool his mother-in-law while he plays around with a pretty coquette. His wife returns that night and confusion prevails.
While at West Point Denton rebuffs Evelyn Palmer who shows up later as the wife of his commanding officer in Arizona. When he takes a shine to her sister Bonita, Evelyn accuses him to making illicit advances toward her while the Colonel's away. The Colonel asks for Denton's resignation. (imdb)
A Parisian descendant of Don Juan vows to stop philandering in order to win the hand of a virtous young lady with a disapproving father. (imdb)
A crooked lawyer trying to cheat a young girl out of her inheritance tries to convince a sea captain to help him. (imdb)
A captain of the king's guards secretly works for the rebels. (imdb)
This revue presents its numbers around the orchestra leader Paul Whiteman, besides that it shows in it's final number that the European popular music are the roots of American popular music, called Jazz. (imdb)
A producer decides to reopen a theater, that had been closed five years previously when one of the actors was murdered during a performance, by staging a production of the same play with the remaining members of the original cast. (imdb)
Centered around a chorus girl whose sudden job termination (on the day of her eviction) leaves her homeless and penniless. A kind-hearted cab driver lets her take up temporary residence inside one of his cars, and winds up falling in love with her. The couple rushes off to the altar, raising a mighty fuss with his upper-class relatives- his uncle goes so far as to expose the new bride of having been the host's mistress at a party she had attended at the height of her desperation. (Answers.com)
The film begins with Magnolia, daughter of Captain Andy Hawks and his domineering wife Parthy, enjoying her childhood aboard her father's show boat. Parthy, irritated over the supposed influence of leading lady Julie (Magnolia's idol and best friend) fires her, despite her husband's objections. Many years later, Magnolia is a young woman and becomes a leading lady. Her leading man is Gaylord Ravenal, a riverboat gambler with whom she falls in love and elopes. (imdb)
The premise that a beautiful girl can become a successful artist is tested by an Indiana girl who, after a lot of effort, finds herself as a salesgirl behind the counter of a department store. There, her Prince Charming, in the guise of a chauffeur, comes to her rescue. (imdb)
This early film is simply fascinating. When I think of 1920s' fashion, I think in terms of white, black, and grey, but this is Technicolor. It is surprising how colorful these fashions actually were.
Rich old Cyrus West's relatives are waiting for him to die so they can inherit. But he stipulates that his will be read 20 years after his death... (imdb)
Honey Skinner is proud of her successful husband. When he tells her he's going to ask for a raise, she knows he'll get it. He asks his boss just as their big client announces he's not renewing his contract. He doesn't get the raise, but he's too embarrassed to tell his wife the truth. She starts making plans to spend that extra $10 a week; the first thing is a new dress suit for him and a new outfit for her so they can fit in at a swanky party.
Middle-aged businesswoman Jane Vale (Frederick) falls for Robert Elliott (McGregor), a younger man who works on her production line. Vale awakens to romance and her steely demeanor breaks down. When sparks fly between her beloved younger sister (La Plante) and Elliot, however, Vale must make a difficult decision.
Roxbury Mecroft has to go to New York incognito to engage in some top-secret financial work, and he asks his pal, architect Terry Brock , to assume his identity while he is away. As a result, bachelor Brock has to vacation in Catalina with Mecroft's wife, Edith, and annoying little girl, Toodles. Edith has brought her sister, Connie, along on the trip and Brock falls madly in love with her.
Colonel Faraday (Arthur Hoyt) is a henpecked husband whose ill-tempered wife (Margaret Campbell) is a reformer. He manages to get himself vamped by Yvette (Eve Southern), who threatens to create a scandal with the love letters he has written her. In a panic, he asks his daughter, Diana (La Plante), to help him out. Diana flirts with Yvette's partner, Gerald Skinner (Philo McCullough), and gets the letters. Her college sweetheart, Royal Randall (Edward Hearn), jealously refuses to believe her exp
Universal star Laura LaPlante stars in this lighthearted comedy based on Sophie Kerr’s magazine story, Relative Values. Octavia Lowden has virtually become a drudge in order to support her sponging relatives – flapper sister Eloise, hypochondriac Aunt Minnie, and storytelling Uncle Eph. Only Octavia’s frail grandmother really needs help. When Octavia’s sweetheart, photographer Pritchett Spence, discovers the toll these bloodsuckers are exacting, he plots with the family doctor to rescue her.
The normal life of a young farm boy as he goes to school and as he relaxes in the country is depicted. (imdb)