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Spencer Tracy
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Date of Birth: Jan 1, 1970

Country: USA

Biography: Spencer Bonaventure Tracy (April 5, 1900 - June 10, 1967) was an American theatrical and film actor, who appeared in 74 films from 1930 to 1967. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Tracy ninth among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time. He was nominated for nine Academy Awards for Best Actor in all, winning two. (Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 76 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (76)
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Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004)
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust is a documentary which examines how filmmakers reacted to German scapegoating of Jews before, during, and after the war, ranging from the boldness of Confessions of a Nazi Spy and The Mortal Storm (both of which were produced before America entered the war) to more oblique statements during the war itself, and then finally leading to an honest portrayal of the full consequences of the Holocaust beginning in the '50s. (New York Times)
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The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn (1986)
Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn formed one of the greatest couples of Hollywood's Golden Era -- both on screen and off.
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Guess Who
Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn play a couple whose attitudes are challenged when their daughter brings home a fiance who is black. (imdb)
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The Big Parade of Comedy (1964)
A compilation of scenes from classic MGM comedies from the silent era up to 1948's "A Southern Yankee." Among the films showcased are "The Thin Man," "A Night at the Opera," "Dinner at Eight" and "Bonnie Scotland." (imdb)
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It
The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure. (imdb)
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The Devil at 4 O
A crusty, eccentric priest recruits three reluctant convicts to help him rescue a children's leper colony from a Pacific island menaced by a smoldering volcano. (IMDb)
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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes. (imdb)
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Inherit the Wind (1960)
Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution. (imdb)
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The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story. (imdb)
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The Last Hurrah (1958)
An aging politician (Spencer Tracy) tries to get re-elected one last time in the changing world of the 1950s when TV started to play a bigger part in politics. Based loosely on the career of multi-term Boston Mayor James Michael Curley, this film examines the good and evil inherent in politics and all the things that go into an election. Tracy's uphill battle to stay in office is set against the political machinery that preyed on ethnic hatred and old-time money. (imdb)
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Desk Set (1957)
The mysterious man hanging about at the research department of a big TV network proves to be engineer Richard Sumner, who's been ordered to keep his real purpose secret: computerizing the office. Department head Bunny Watson, who knows everything, needs no computer to unmask Richard. The resulting battle of wits and witty dialogue pits Bunny's fear of losing her job against her dawning attraction to Richard. (imdb)
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The Mountain (1956)
When a plane crashes on a mountaintop Chris wants to plunder the wreckage. His older brother Zachary has given up mountain guide work but goes along rather than letting his brother risk it alone. The only survivor is a Hindu girl who Chris wants to kill. Zachary fights him off. While Chris steals from the dead passengers, Zachary prepares a sled to take the girl down the mountain. (imdb)
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Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
A one handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
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Broken Lance (1954)
Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge. (imdb)
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The Actress (1953)
Former seaman Clinton Jones now works at a lowly job. His daughter Ruth wants to become an actress. Clinton gets fired and Ruth rejects the advances of Fred Whitmarsh. Her father gives her his seaman's spyglass to sell as she heads for New York City. (imdb)
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Pat and Mike (1952)
Pat's a brilliant athlete, except when her domineering fiance is around. The lady's golf championship is in her reach until she gets flustered by his presence at the final holes. He wants them to get married and forget the whole thing, but she can't give up on herself that easily. (imdb)
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Plymouth Adventure (1952)
The film tells a fictionalized version of the Pilgrims' voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to North America aboard the Mayflower. During the long sea voyage, Capt. Christopher Jones (Spencer Tracy) falls in love with Dorothy Bradford (Gene Tierney), the wife of William Bradford (Leo Genn) . The love triangle is resolved in a tragic way at the film's conclusion. Lloyd Bridges provides comic relief as the stowaway, Coppin. (wikipedia)
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The People Against O
James Curtayne has retired from law but he returns to defend John O'Hara on a murder charge. Curtayne's drinking and rustiness result in O'Hara's being found guilty, but Curtayne makes further efforts to prove him innocent. (imdb)
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Father
Stanley Banks is finally recovering from his daughter's wedding when he learns she is going to have a baby. He is strongly opposed at first, and disputes arise between maternal and paternal grandparents. (imdb)
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Father of the Bride (1950)
A father of a young woman deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, and the financial and organizational pain of arranging her wedding. (imdb)
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Edward, My Son (1949)
Arnold Boult is determined to make his son a success at all costs. He commits arson, causes two suicides, and bribes people. His wife, unable to leave him, becomes alcoholic and dies. His son is killed. After doing time in prison he searches for his illegitimate grandson. (imdb)
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Malaya (1949)
Newspaperman Royer convinces government officials of a plan to obtain rubber by stealing it out from under the Japanese. Carnahan is let out of prison to help. While taking out the last load Royer is killed and Carnahan, wounded, must finish the job. (imdb)
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Adam
When a woman attempts to kill her uncaring husband, prosecutor Adam Bonner gets the case. (imdb)
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State of the Union (1948)
An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels. (IMDb)
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Cass Timberlane (1947)
Judge Cass Timberlane marries a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, Virginia Marshland. A baby is stillborn and she turns more and more to attorney friend of of Cass' Brad Criley. While quarreling the Judge tells Virginia to stay with Brad, but when she becomes sick he brings her home. (imdb)
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The Sea of Grass (1947)
The highly melodramatic western begins with St. Louis resident Katharine Hepburn marrying New Mexico cattleman Spencer Tracy after a short courtship. When she arrives in "Salt Pork, NM" she finds that her new husband is considered by the locals to be a tyrant who uses force to keep homesteaders off the government owned land he uses for grazing his cattle--the so-called Sea of Grass... (imdb)
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Without Love (1945)
In World War II Washington DC, scientist Pat Jamieson's assistant, Jamie Rowan, enters a loveless marriage with him. Struggles bring them closer together. (imdb)
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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
The amazingly detailed true story of "The Doolittle Raid" based on the novel of the same name. Stunned by Pearl Harbor and a string of defeats, America needed a victory - badly... (imdb)
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The Seventh Cross (1944)
In Nazi Germany in 1936 seven men escape from a concentration camp. The camp commander puts up seven crosses and, as the Gestapo returns each escapee he is put to death on a cross. The seventh cross is still empty as George Heisler seeks freedom in Holland. (imdb)
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A Guy Named Joe (1943)
A sentimental, patriotic (if not propagandistic) Hollywood fantasy about a dead World War II bomber pilot, Maj. Pete Sandidge (Tracy) who becomes guardian angel to another pilot, Capt. Ted Randall (Johnson), guiding Randall through battle and helping him to romance his old girlfriend (Dunne), despite her excessive devotion to Sandidge's memory. (imdb)
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Woman of the Year (1942)
Tess and Sam work on the same newspaper and don't like each other very much. At least the first time, because they eventually fall in love and get married. But, Tess is a very active woman and one of the most famous feminists in the country; she is even elected as "the woman of the year". Being busy all the time, she forgets how to really be a woman and Sam begins to feel negleted. (imdb)
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Tortilla Flat (1942)
Danny inherits two houses so Pilon and his lazy, impoverished friends move in. One of them, Pirate, is saving money which Pilon hopes to steal till he learns it is being saved to buy a gold candlestick for St. Francis. When one of the houses burns down and Danny is hurt fighting, Pilon makes an effort to make life better for his friend. (imdb)
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Ring of Steel (1942)
Documentary short detailing the American soldier's part in preserving the fundamental ideals of this nation. (imdb)
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Keeper of the Flame (1942)
Journalist Steve O'Malley is writing a biography of a national hero who died when his car ran off a bridge. The man's widow Christine cooperates, and Steve learns that she could have warned him of the bridge but chose not to. (IMDb)
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Men of Boys Town (1941)
Mr. and Mrs. Maitland invite Whitey to their home on a trial basis. Whitey tries to visit a friend in reform school and inmate Flip is hiding in car as Whitey leaves. Flip steals money and both boys go to reform school. Father Flanagan exposes the conditions in the school and the boys are released to him. Ted's dog is killed but Ted can walk. The Maitlands work to pay off the debts threatening Boys Town. (imdb)
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
Dr. Jekyll believes good and evil exist in everyone. Experiments reveal his evil side, named Hyde. Experience teaches him how evil Hyde can be: he kills Ivy who earlier expressed interest in Jekyll and Sir Charles, Jekyll's faincee's father. (imdb)
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I Take This Woman (1940)
Georgi has attempted suicide in reaction to an earlier love affair. Now that Dr. Decker has married her he sets out to get her to love him. To make enough to give her what she wants he becomes physician to the rich, abandoning his clinic services to the poor. (imdb)
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Edison, the Man (1940)
In flashback, fifty years after inventing the light bulb, an 82-year-old Edison tells his story starting at age twenty-two with his arrival in New York. He's on his way with invention of an early form of stock market ticker. (imdb)
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The Miracle of Sound (1940)
MGM sound engineer Douglas Shearer takes us for a behind the scenes look at how the sound portion of a talking picture is created. (imdb)
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Northward, Ho! (1940)
Behind-the-scenes promotional featurette to publicize the epic outdoor adventure filmed on location in Idaho. (imdb)
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Northwest Passage (1940)
Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected. (imdb)
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Boom Town (1940)
McMasters and Sand come to oil towns to get rich. Betsey comes West intending to marry Sand but marries McMasters instead. Getting rich and losing it all teaches McMasters and Sand the value of personal ties. (imdb)
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Stanley and Livingstone (1939)
When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars, his editor James Gordon Bennett sends him to Africa to find Dr. David Livingstone, the missing Scottish missionary. Stanley finds Livingstone ("Dr. Livingstone, I presume.") blissfully doling out medicine and religion to the happy natives. His story is at first disbelieved. When Livingstone later dies, Stanley returns to continue the good doctor's work (which, of course, never really happened). (imdb)
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Test Pilot (1938)
Jim is a test pilot. His wife Ann and best friend Gunner try their best to keep him sober. But the life of a test pilot is anything but safe. (imdb)
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Boys Town (1938)
Against all odds Father Flanagan starts "Boys' Town" after hearing a convict's story. Whitey Marsh comes there... (imdb)
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Mannequin (1937)
Rags-to-riches Hennessey meets newlyweds Jessie and Eddie from his old neighborhood. Eddie plots to have Jessie divorce him, marry Hennessey, divorce Hennessey, then bring Hennessey's money into remarriage with Eddie. His plan goes awry at several points. (IMBb)
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Captains Courageous (1937)
Harvey Cheyne is a spoiled brat used to having his own way. When a prank goes wrong onboard an ocean liner Harvey ends up overboard and nearly drowns... (imdb)
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They Gave Him a Gun (1937)
Jimmy is drafted and ends up in Fred's troop on his way to Europe. Jimmy becomes viscious with his gun, wins a medal, and weds Fred's nurse girlfriend Rose. Back home years later Rose discovers Jimmy is a gangster, has him arrested, and finds a job in Fred's circus as Jimmy escapes determined to kill Fred. (imdb)
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Big City (1937)
Joe Benton is an independent cabdriver. He and his fellow independents are constantly harassed by drivers from the Comet Taxi Company, which has hired ruffians to steal business from the independents. When a coincidence makes Joe's foreign-born wife Anna appear guilty of murder and sabotage in the bombing of Comet's garage, the district attorney's office decides to deport her as a means of leveraging an end to the taxi wars.
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Fury (1936)
When a prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder. (imdb)
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Riffraff (1936)
Fisherman Dutch marries cannery worker Hattie. After he is kicked out of his union and fired from his job he leaves Hattie who steals money for him and goes to jail. He gets a new job, foils a plot to dynamite the ship, and promises to wait for Hattie. (imdb)
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Libeled Lady (1936)
Warren Haggerty is the chief editor of the New York Evening Star. He keeps on delaying his marriage... (imdb)
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San Francisco (1936)
Mary Blake arrives at Blackie Norton's Paradise gambling hall and beer garden looking for work as a singer. Blackie embarrasses her by asking to see her legs, but does hire her. She faints from hunger. Nob Hill Socialite Jack Burley and Maestro Baldini of the Tivoli Opera House see her singing and offer her a chance to do opera, but Blackie has her under a two-year contract which she sorrowfully stands by. Later, when he makes up posters featuring Mary in tights, she does leave for the Tivoli... (imdb)
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It
Socialite Jane Dale and lawyer Bill Shevlin run into each other in an automobile accident. Clummerhorn is a small town judge, sheriff, etc. and decides to try them. She is trouble at first, but she and Bill warm to each other as the trial goes forth. (imdb)
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Whipsaw (1935)
Vivian, Ed and Harry steal jewels in Paris. In New York government agent McBride accompanies Vivian riding across the country with the loot. She falls in love with him and gives up crime; he finds the stash and arrests her. Rival crooks Doc and Steve, who had already stolen the stolen jewels once, attempt to take them once again. (imdb)
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The Murder Man (1935)
A newspaper reporter specializes in murder cases, and we see him working on one of them. But this time there's a surprise ending to it. (imdb)
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Dante
Jim Carter moves in on the McWade's carnival concession which shows scenes from Dante's "Inferno". (imdb)
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Now I
Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad, then loses his fortune to him. He pawns his wife's jewels and takes out an insurance policy on himself. (imdb)
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Looking for Trouble (1934)
Joe and Casey trouble-shoot for the phone company. They try to prove that Joes's girl Ethel's boss Dan is a crook but are trapped by criminals and left in a burning building. (imdb)
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The Show-Off (1934)
Aubrey cons Amy into thinking he's a railroad bigwig. When he loses his job he takes one wearing a sandwich board. After he helps Joe sell his patent for a good price and an old railroad deal comes through, he's back on top and ready to marry Amy again. (imdb)
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Marie Galante (1934)
Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a cafe in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett. (imdb)
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Bottoms Up (1934)
Promoter Smoothe King helps a pair of phonies con their way into a movie company. As Wanda heads toward stardom, she turns more and more from King toward the matinee idol. King must decide between his plans and her happiness. (imdb)
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The Mad Game (1933)
Bootlegger Ed Carson is sent to prison. His old gang turns from liquor (now legal) to kidnapping. When they nab the son and daughter-in-law of the judge who sent Carson to prison, he is paroled to help in the capture. (imdb)
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Man
12 million Americans are out of work. Trina is homeless and hungry when Bill takes her under his wing, showing her a squatter's camp where she can live. She's soon in love with him, making a castle for him inside a shack... (imdb)
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Face in the Sky (1933)
Sign painters Joe and Lucky travel around New England looking for jobs. After Joe uses Madge as a model, she hides in their wagon. The painters are about to be charged with kidnapping until she promises to marry Joe. In New York he attempts to paint a huge sign that has stopped others before him. (imdb)
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The Power and the Glory (1933)
A man's life is retold just after his funeral. Beginning as a track walker, Tom Garner rose through all sorts of railroad jobs to head the company. In the meantime he lost touch with his family. When he saw what was happening it was already too late. (imdb)
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Me and My Gal (1932)
Young New York cop Dan falls in love with waterfront waitress Helen. Helen's sister Kate falls for gangster Duke. Dan must do in Duke. (imdb)
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Sky Devils (1932)
Wilkie and Mitchell, trying to desert their draft into the army, stow away on a ship which takes them into the war zone. While AWOL, the rivals for Mary's affections accidentally destroy an ammunition dump. (imdb)
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20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932)
Tom Connors is sentenced to Sing Sing believing his influential friends will soon have him out on parole. A trouble maker, he gets ninety days in solitary and no parole. His girlfriend Fay is injured and Warden Long lets Tom visit her on his honor to return. During a fight with mobster Joe Finn Fay shoots Finn, Tom jumps out the window and is blamed for the death. He gives himself up but it sentenced to the electric chair. (imdb)
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Young America (1932)
An well-intentioned orphaned boy is misunderstood as the town trouble-maker. A concerned judge and an upstanding local woman take an interest in the lad, but her husband, a pharmacist, resists. Can the boy, with the help of these adults, turn his life around?
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Disorderly Conduct (1932)
When motorcycle cop Dick Fay gives a ticket to Phyllis Crawford, her father's graft-fed influence leads to his demotion to foot patrolman. When Fay leads a raid on a gangster's place he discovers Phyllis there, helps her escape, then blackmails her father. (imdb)
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Quick Millions (1931)
Truck driver Bugs Raymond organizes the trucking associations and takes protection money. Now rich, he decides to marry socialite Dorothy Stone. She rejects him for another, so he makes plans to kidnap her on her wedding day. (imdb)
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6 Cylinder Love (1931)
Troubles begin for the Sterlings when they buy an expensive car. Friends press them for rides; Marilyn has an accident which Gilbert must get $5,000 from his boss to pay for. They finally sell the car to the janitor. (imdb)
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Goldie (1931)
Sailor Spike dates girls whose names he finds in an address book. Each girl has the same tatoo, placed there by another sailor Bill. When Spike meets Bill they become friends. In Calais Spike meets Goldie. Bill warns him against her, but Spike ignores the warning until he finds Bill's tatoo on Goldie as well. (imdb)
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The Hard Guy (1930)
The Hard Guy (1930) - Short Film
An unemployed man hangs around his flat. Finally he puts a pistol in his pocket and walks out, leaving his wife in fear. (imdb)
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Up the River (1930)
Two prisoners, Saint Louis and Dannemora Dan, escape during a theatrical production in order to go to the aid of Steve, a former prisoner whose past is about to be exposed by the man who framed Judy unless Steve agrees to help him commit another crime. (imdb)
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