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1. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.3
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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.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Lewis R. Foster | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

2. Love Affair (1939)

TV-G | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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French playboy Michel Marnet and American Terry McKay fall in love aboard ship. They arrange to reunite 6 months later, after Michel has had a chance to earn a decent living.

Writers: Delmer Daves, Donald Ogden Stewart, Mildred Cram, Leo McCarey | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya, Lee Bowman

3. Follow the Fleet (1936)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on liberty in San Francisco.

Writers: Dwight Taylor, Allan Scott, Hubert Osborne | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott, Harriet Hilliard

4. The Lone Wolf Strikes (1940)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Delia Jordan's father is murdered and some very valuable jewelry stolen. She hires Michael Lanyard (aka The Lone Wolf), a retired-and-reformed jewel thief to find the killer and the jewels.... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Segall, Albert Duffy, Dalton Trumbo, Louis Joseph Vance | Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Warren William, Eric Blore, Joan Perry, Alan Baxter

5. Dante's Inferno (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

6.7
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Jim Carter moves in on the McWade's carnival concession which shows scenes from Dante's "Inferno". He makes it a going concern, marrying Betty along the way. An inspector calls the ... See full summary »

Writers: Philip Klein, Robert Yost | Director: Harry Lachman | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Claire Trevor, Henry B. Walthall, Alan Dinehart

6. Stowaway (1936)

Approved | 87 min | Musical, Adventure, Family

7.2
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Ching-Ching gets lost in Shanghai and is befriended by American playboy Tommy Randall. She falls asleep in his car which winds up on a ship headed for America. Susan Parker, also on the ... See full summary »

Writers: William M. Conselman, Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin, Samuel G. Engel | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Shirley Temple, Robert Young, Alice Faye, Eugene Pallette

7. Dimples (1936)

PG | 79 min | Family, Musical

6.7
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Dimples Appleby lives with the pick-pocket grandfather in 19th century New York City. She entertains the crowds while he works his racket. A rich lady makes it possible for the girl to go legit. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is performed.

Writers: Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Shirley Temple, Frank Morgan, Robert Kent, Helen Westley

8. Only Yesterday (1933)

105 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A one-night fling during World War I results in a young girl getting pregnant. Years later, she meets him again. Now a successful businessman, he doesn't even remember her, but tries to seduce her.

Writers: William Hurlbut, George O'Neil, Arthur Richman | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, John Boles, Edna May Oliver, Billie Burke

9. Hands Across the Table (1935)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance.

Writers: Norman Krasna, Vincent Lawrence, Herbert Fields, Viña Delmar | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Ralph Bellamy, Astrid Allwyn

10. Charlie Chan's Secret (1936)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

7.6
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The heir to a huge fortune is presumed drowned, then shows up, is then murdered.

Writers: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Joseph Hoffman, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Warner Oland, Rosina Lawrence, Charles Quigley, Henrietta Crosman

11. Honeymoon in Bali (1939)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.5
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Bill Burnett, a resident of Bali, visits New York City, meets and falls in love with Gail Allen, the successful manager of a Fifth Avenue shop, who is determined to remain free and ... See full summary »

Writers: Grace Sartwell Mason, Katharine Brush, Virginia Van Upp | Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Madeleine Carroll, Allan Jones, Akim Tamiroff

12. Mystery Liner (1934)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Mystery

4.6
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Police try to solve a murder on board an ocean liner.

Writers: Wellyn Totman, Edgar Wallace | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Noah Beery, Astrid Allwyn, Edwin Maxwell, Gustav von Seyffertitz

13. Love Affair (1932)

68 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Heiress Carol Owen learns to fly from aeronautical engineer Jim Leonard who begins neglecting his work as their affair progresses. Things get complicated when she learns her father died ... See full summary »

Writers: Dorothy Howell, Ursula Parrott, Jo Swerling | Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Dorothy Mackaill, Humphrey Bogart, Hale Hamilton, Halliwell Hobbes

14. International Crime (1938)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

5.5
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Lamont Cranston (Rod La Rocque), amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes ... See full summary »

Writers: Theodore S. Tinsley, Jack Natteford, John W. Krafft | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Astrid Allwyn, Thomas E. Jackson, Oscar O'Shea

15. Hello, Sister! (1933)

Passed | 62 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Peggy and her friend Millie are strolling down Broadway while Jimmy and Mac are trolling Broadway, and the four get together. Jimmy and Peggy get together in many romantic ways and Peggy ... See full summary »

Writers: Dawn Powell, Erich von Stroheim, Leonard Spigelgass | Directors: Alan Crosland, Erich von Stroheim, Raoul Walsh, Alfred L. Werker | Stars: James Dunn, Zasu Pitts, Boots Mallory, Minna Gombell

16. Way Down East (1935)

80 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A family living on a farm in Maine takes in a young woman to stay with them, not knowing that the woman is not quite what she seems and has a secret in her past that she hasn't told them about.

Writers: Howard Estabrook, Joseph R. Grismer, William Hurlbut, Lottie Blair Parker | Director: Henry King | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Henry Fonda, Slim Summerville, Edward Trevor

17. Miracles for Sale (1939)

Passed | 71 min | Mystery

6.3
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Mike Morgan creates the illusions that magicians use in their shows. While his business is Miracles for Sale, his hobby is exposing fake spiritualists. At the club, he is invited to attend ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Ruskin, Marion Parsonnet, James Edward Grant, Clayton Rawson | Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Robert Young, Florence Rice, Frank Craven, Henry Hull

18. No Hands on the Clock (1941)

Passed | 76 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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The first of three Pine-Thomas productions for Chester Morris finds him as wise-cracking private detective Humphrey Campbell who impresses his boss, Oscar Flack, no end by not only finding ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Mainwaring, Maxwell Shane | Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Chester Morris, Jean Parker, Rose Hobart, Dick Purcell

19. The Night Mayor (1932)

65 min | Drama

7.2
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Opportunistic film seeking to capitalize on a scandal in New York mayor Jimmy Walker's office before his name was out of the newspapers. Tracy plays a mayor who has a penchant for the night... See full summary »

Writers: Samuel Marx, Gertrude Purcell | Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Lee Tracy, Evalyn Knapp, Don Dillaway, Eugene Pallette

20. Hit Parade of 1943 (1943)

Approved | 82 min | Music, Romance

5.7
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One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from the "Hit Parade" radio program sponsored by Lucky Strike cigarettes. On reissue all of... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Gill Jr., Frances Hyland | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: John Carroll, Susan Hayward, Gail Patrick, Eve Arden

21. City of Missing Girls (1941)

Passed | 74 min | Mystery

4.8
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Climaxing a long series of mysterious disappearances of young girls, dancer Thalia Arnold is found murdered. Police-detective Captain McVeigh believes that King Peterson, a nightclub ... See full summary »

Writers: Oliver Drake, George Rosener | Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: H.B. Warner, Astrid Allwyn, John Archer, Sarah Padden

22. Hat Check Girl (1932)

64 min | Comedy

7.1
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Gerry Marsh is a hat-check girl in a nightclub surrounded by bootleggers, blackmailers and others before she falls in love with millionaire playboy Buster Collins. Gerry is supported by her girlfriend Jessie.

Writers: Barry Conners, Rian James, Philip Klein | Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Sally Eilers, Ben Lyon, Ginger Rogers, Monroe Owsley

23. All of Me (1934)

70 min | Drama

6.4
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A professor tires of the direction his life is going and wants to move west, but his girlfriend doesn't understand why he is so dissatisfied.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Thomas Mitchell, Rose Albert Porter | Director: James Flood | Stars: Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, George Raft, Helen Mack

24. It Could Happen to You! (1937)

71 min | Drama

6.5
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(1937, Republic) Alan Baxter, Andrea Leads, Owen Davis, Astrid Allwyn. Captivating story of two brothers, one good, one bad. The good one becomes a lawyer while the bad one resorts to crime and ultimately...

Writers: Samuel Ornitz, Nathanael West | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Alan Baxter, Andrea Leeds, Owen Davis Jr., Astrid Allwyn

25. The White Parade (1934)

Approved | 80 min | Drama

7.2
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The title represents the hopeful, ambitious students at a hospital training school and is primarily a story of the stern discipline and laborious physical and mental toil they endure in ... See full summary »

Writers: Rian James, Jesse Lasky Jr., Sonya Levien, Ernest Pascal | Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Loretta Young, John Boles, Dorothy Wilson, Muriel Kirkland

26. It's a Small World (1935)

70 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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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,... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Hellman, Gladys Lehman, Albert Treynor | Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Wendy Barrie, Raymond Walburn, Virginia Sale

27. Unexpected Uncle (1941)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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A feisty retiree plays peacemaker for a young couple.

Writers: Eric Hatch, Delmer Daves, Noel Langley | Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Anne Shirley, James Craig, Charles Coburn, Ernest Truex

28. Beggars in Ermine (1934)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

6.0
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John Dawson loses control of his factory when he is crippled in an accident caused by a rival. Destitute, he travels the country organizing the homeless to help him regain control of his ... See full summary »

Writers: Esther Lynd Day, Tristram Tupper | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Betty Furness, Henry B. Walthall, Jameson Thomas

29. The Hard-Boiled Canary (1941)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.8
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A young girl fresh out of reform school who is singing in a burlesque show is offered a scholarship to a famous music camp by the camp's owner. She must overcome the suspicions of the other students in order to prove herself.

Writers: Robert Lively, Andrew L. Stone | Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Allan Jones, Susanna Foster, Margaret Lindsay, Lynne Overman

30. It Had to Happen (1936)

79 min | Drama

7.7
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A poor boy rises to power in politics. When the banker husband of his secret love takes money and flees the country, he replaces the lost amount and becomes implicated in the crime.

Writers: Rupert Hughes, Kathryn Scola, Howard Ellis Smith | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: George Raft, Rosalind Russell, Leo Carrillo, Arline Judge

31. Melody for Three (1941)

67 min | Drama

6.1
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Dr. Christian takes an interest in a young boy, a violin prodigy, whose mother is a divorced music teacher. His interest isn't just in the boy's music career--he believes it would be best ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter Ferris, Lee Loeb | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Jean Hersholt, Fay Wray, Walter Woolf King, Astrid Allwyn

32. Gangs of Chicago (1940)

66 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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A criminal uses his knowledge of the law for his not-very-legal purposes, betraying friends along the way.

Writer: Karl Brown | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Barton MacLane, Lola Lane, Ray Middleton

33. Servants' Entrance (1934)

88 min | Comedy

7.2
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Writers: Sigrid Boo, Samson Raphaelson | Directors: Frank Lloyd, Walt Disney | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Lew Ayres, Ned Sparks, Walter Connolly

34. Accent on Youth (1935)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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A young secretary falls in love with her boss, a middle-aged playwright. Complications ensue when her boss' son falls for her.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Herbert Fields, Claude Binyon | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Herbert Marshall, Phillip Reed, Holmes Herbert

35. Reno (1939)

Approved | 73 min | Drama

6.0
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Writers: Ellis St. Joseph, John Twist | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Richard Dix, Gail Patrick, Anita Louise, Paul Cavanagh

36. Monte Carlo Nights (1934)

Approved | 62 min | Adventure, Mystery, Romance

5.2
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A man wrongfully convicted of murder escapes custody and goes in search of the real killer. The problem is that he only has one clue to go on.

Writers: E. Phillips Oppenheim, Norman Houston | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Mary Brian, John Darrow, Yola d'Avril, Astrid Allwyn

37. The Girl from Calgary (1932)

64 min | Comedy, Musical

5.5
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A French-Canadian girl is a champion bronc rider and is also a nightclub singer. An ambitious young man sees her act one night and is struck by her talent, realizing that she is good enough... See full summary »

Writers: Lee Chadwick, Leon D'Usseau, Sid Schlager | Director: Phil Whitman | Stars: Fifi D'Orsay, Paul Kelly, Robert Warwick, Edwin Maxwell

38. Lady with a Past (1932)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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A wealthy, proper society girl finds that she's much more popular with men when she pretends to be a "bad" girl.

Writers: Harriet Henry, Horace Jackson | Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Constance Bennett, Ben Lyon, David Manners, Don Alvarado

39. Flying Hostess (1936)

66 min | Drama

6.0
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The story of the training and adventures of several airline stewardesses.

Writers: Harry Clork, Harvey Gates, Brown Holmes, George Wallace Sayre | Director: Murray Roth | Stars: William Gargan, Judith Barrett, William Hall, Astrid Allwyn

40. Murder Goes to College (1937)

77 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.0
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Writers: Brian Marlow, Kurt Steel, Eddie Welch, Robert Wyler | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Roscoe Karns, Marsha Hunt, Lynne Overman, Buster Crabbe

41. Cracked Nuts (1941)

61 min | Comedy

5.8
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A young man in a small town wins $5000 in a radio contest. He goes to New York City to propose to his girlfriend, but gets mixed up with a crooked attorney and two con men who are trying to... See full summary »

Writers: Scott Darling, Erna Lazarus | Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Una Merkel, Mischa Auer, William Frawley

42. One More Spring (1935)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Writers: Robert Nathan, Edwin J. Burke | Director: Henry King | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Warner Baxter, Walter Woolf King, Jane Darwell

43. The Westland Case (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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A detective must solve a case where a girl was murdered in a room--and all the doors and windows were locked from the inside.

Writers: Robertson White, Jonathan Latimer | Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Preston Foster, Frank Jenks, Carol Hughes, Barbara Pepper

44. Star for a Night (1936)

76 min | Drama

7.1
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Blind Mrs. Lind comes to American to visit her three children whom she thinks are successful.

Writers: Saul Elkins, Frances Hyland, Michaelis Stangeland | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Claire Trevor, Jane Darwell, Arline Judge, Evelyn Venable

45. Puddin' Head (1941)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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Harold l. Montgomery, the scatterbrain vice-president of the United Broadcasing System, is dismayed when he learns that one-foot of the ground on which the station's imposing new structure ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Townley, Milt Gross | Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Judy Canova, Francis Lederer, Raymond Walburn, Slim Summerville

46. Ladies Love Danger (1935)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.4
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A mystery-comedy with multiple backgrounds set in a back-stage and penthouse backgrounds finds actress Rita Witherspoom mistakenly entering the apartment of Ricardo Souchet, a rich bachelor... See full summary »

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Ilya Zorn, Robert Ellis, Helen Logan | Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Mona Barrie, Gilbert Roland, Donald Cook, Adrienne Ames

47. The Leather Pushers (1940)

64 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sport

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A shifty boxing promoter places an amateur in fixed fights, then hands his contract over to an suspicious female investigative reporter as a raffle prize. He later regrets his actions, however, when the boxer becomes an honest champion.

Writers: Ben Chapman, Larry Rhine, Maxwell Shane | Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Astrid Allwyn, Douglas Fowley

48. The Great Hotel Murder (1935)

70 min | Mystery

5.5
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Crime novelist Roger Blackwood competes with hotel house detective Andy McCabe in solving a murder by poisoning at a medical convention.

Writers: Arthur Kober, Vincent Starrett | Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Victor McLaglen, Rosemary Ames, Mary Carlisle

49. Love Takes Flight (1937)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.4
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On a transcontinental flight from New York City to Los Angeles, Joan Lawson, the flight hostess, attracts the attention of a move producer, Dave Miller, and he tries to persuade her to sign... See full summary »

Writers: Lionel Houser, Mervin J. Houser, Anne Morrison Chapin | Director: Conrad Nagel | Stars: Bruce Cabot, Beatrice Roberts, John Sheehan, Astrid Allwyn

50. Woman-Wise (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Crooks use prizefights as setups and local sports editor (Whalen) is out to stop them.

Writer: Ben Markson | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Michael Whalen, Thomas Beck, Alan Dinehart