Most Popular Titles With James Finlayson

1. Foreign Correspondent (1940)
120 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
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On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.

2. Way Out West (1937)
64 min | Comedy, Western
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Stan and Ollie are charged with delivering the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector. However they reckon without the machinations of her evil guardian Mickey ... See full summary »

3. To Be or Not to Be (1942)
99 min | Comedy, War
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During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.

4. Royal Wedding (1951)
93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books them in London for the same period as the Royal Wedding. They travel by ship where ... See full summary »

5. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)
132 min | Biography, Musical
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Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of ... See full summary »

6. The Flying Deuces (1939)
69 min | Comedy
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Oliver is heartbroken when he finds that Georgette, the inkeeper's daughter he's fallen in love with, is already married to dashing Foreign Legion officer Francois. To forget her, he joins ... See full summary »

7. Two Sisters from Boston (1946)
112 min | Comedy, Musical
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Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her... See full summary »

8. Carefree (1938)
83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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Dr. Tony Flagg's friend, Steven, has problems in the relationship with his fiancee, Amanda, so he persuades her to visit Dr. Flagg. After some minor misunderstandings, she falls in love ... See full summary »

9. A Chump at Oxford (1940)
63 min | Comedy
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As a reward for capturing a bank robber, Stan and Ollie get scholarship to Oxford, but are met with resentment by other students.

10. Block-Heads (1938)
57 min | Comedy, War
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It's 1938, but Stan doesn't know the war is over; he's still patrolling the trenches in France, and shoots down a French aviator. Oliver sees his old chum's picture in the paper and goes to... See full summary »

11. Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)
68 min | Comedy, War
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The boys' Army buddy, Eddie Smith, is killed in the trenches in France, leaving his baby girl an orphan. Back home after Armistice, they try to find Eddie's father and turn the child over ... See full summary »

12. Hills of Home (1948)
97 min | Adventure, Family, Drama
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William McClure is the villlage doctor in a remote Scottish glen. Tricked into buying Lassie, a collie afraid of water, he sets about teaching her to swim. At the same time he has the ... See full summary »

13. The Perils of Pauline (1947)
96 min | Biography, Comedy
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The real life story of actress Pearl White during her rise to fame in silent serials.

14. Our Relations (1936)
73 min | Comedy
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Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town on shore leave carrying a valuable pearl ring entrusted to them by their ship's captain.... See full summary »

15. The Bohemian Girl (1936)
71 min | Comedy, Musical
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A band of Gypsies are camped outside the walls of Count Arnheim's palace. Oliver's wife kidnaps the Count's daughter Arline, then leaves the child and runs off with her lover, Devilshoof. ... See full summary »

16. The Toast of New York (1937)
109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance, War
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Notorious robber baron financier Jim Fisk, who makes and loses fortunes, tries to corner the gold market as well as the heart of a beautiful actress.

17. Here Comes the Groom (1951)
113 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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Foreign correspondent Pete Garvey has 5 days to win back his former fiancée, or he'll lose the orphans he adopted.

18. Pardon Us (1931)
56 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama, Musical
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It's Prohibition, and the boys wind up behind bars after Stan sells some of their home-brew beer to a policeman. In prison, Stan's loose tooth keeps getting him in trouble, because it ... See full summary »

19. Angel (1937)
91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Woman and her husband take separate vacations, and she falls in love with another man.

20. Nice Girl? (1941)
91 min | Comedy, Drama
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A young girl finds herself attracted to one of her father's business partners.

21. Saps at Sea (1940)
57 min | Comedy
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Oliver suffers a nervous breakdown as a result of working in a horn factory, but when he follows doctor's orders about sea air, he finds an ex-con is aboard.

22. Another Fine Mess (1930)
28 min | Comedy, Short
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Two homeless vagabonds hide out in a vacant mansion and pose as the residents when prospective lessees arrive and try to rent it.

23. The Dawn Patrol (1930)
108 min | War, Drama, Action
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World War I ace Dick Courtney derides the leadership of his superior officer, but Courtney is soon promoted to squadron commander and learns harsh lessons about sending subordinates to their deaths.

24. Julia Misbehaves (1948)
99 min | Comedy, Romance
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English dancehall actress Julia Packett hasn't seen her daughter since Susan was a few months old, having given her up to be raised by her respectable and wealthy father William (whom Julia... See full summary »

25. The Devil's Brother (1933)
90 min | Comedy, Musical
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Two wannabe bandits join the service of a dashing nobleman, who secretly masquerades as Fra Diavolo, a notorious outlaw.

26. She-Wolf of London (1946)
61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
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A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that at night she acts under the influence of a family curse and has begun committing ghastly murders in a nearby park.

27. Raffles (1939)
72 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles keeps himself solvent with daring robberies. Meeting Gwen from his schooldays and falling in love all over again, he spends the weekend... See full summary »

28. Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
97 min | Comedy, Drama, History
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Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent stars shown making the transition to sound.

29. Big Business (1929)
19 min | Short, Comedy, Family
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Ollie and Stanley are two Christmas Tree sales reps who get into one of their usual mutual destruction fights with a homeowner.

30. Bonnie Scotland (1935)
80 min | Comedy
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Stan and Ollie mistakenly enlist in the army and find themselves posted to the Northwest Frontier in India on a dangerous mission.

31. Liberty (1929)
20 min | Comedy, Short, Family
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Two escaped convicts (Laurel & Hardy) change clothes in the getaway car, but wind up wearing each other's pants. The rest of the film involves their trying to exchange pants, in alleys, in ... See full summary »

32. Men O'War (1929)
20 min | Short, Comedy, Family
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Two sailors on leave, Stanley and Oliver meet two girls at a park and invite them to have a soda. Unfortunately, the boys have only enough money to split theirs, a point which Oliver can't ... See full summary »

33. Feet First (1930)
93 min | Comedy
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Ambitious shoe salesman, Harold, unknowingly meets the boss' daughter and tells her he is a leather tycoon. The rest of the film he spends hiding his true circumstances, in the store and ... See full summary »

34. Challenge to Lassie (1949)
76 min | Drama, Family
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When Lassie's master dies, an old friend tries to convince a judge that the dog's life should be spared.

35. Night Owls (1930)
21 min | Short, Comedy
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After getting lambasted by the Police Chief for the 42 unsolved robberies committed on his watch, Officer Kennedy bamboozles vagrants Stanley and Oliver into a plan to recover his ... See full summary »

36. Pick a Star (1937)
76 min | Comedy, Musical
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A Cinderella story of a young country girl who comes to Hollywood and achieves movie stardom with the help of a publicity man.

37. Thicker Than Water (1935)
21 min | Comedy, Short
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Oliver's in trouble with his wife after missing a payment on their furniture, having given the money to Stanley, who used it instead to pay Mrs. Hardy for his room and board. While doing ... See full summary »

38. Thunder in the Valley (1947)
103 min | Drama
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39. The Second 100 Years (1927)
20 min | Comedy, Short
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Two convicts (Laurel & Hardy), in an escape attempt, tunnel into the warden's office, instead. They then disguise themselves as painters and walk out the front gate. Needing new clothes, ... See full summary »

40. Chickens Come Home- (1931)
30 min | Short, Comedy
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Ollie is running for mayor when an old flame (Mae Busch) tries to blackmail him with a old photo ('just the same old apple-cheeked boy'). Stan's attempts to help Ollie keep the blackmailer ... See full summary »

41. The Hoose-Gow (1929)
18 min | Comedy, Short
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Stanley and Oliver protest that they were only bystanders to the raid, but are hauled off to a prison labor camp anyway. They procede with their usual mayhem, Stanley getting his pick stuck... See full summary »

42. One Night in Lisbon (1941)
97 min | Comedy
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43. Boy Oh Boy! (1932)
21 min | Comedy, Short
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44. Wise Girl (1937)
70 min | Comedy
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Snooty heiress decides to track down her dead sister's kids, who are living a Bohemian life with their uncle in Greenwich Village. Once she finds them, she discovers that the Bohemian life ... See full summary »

45. The Chimp (1932)
25 min | Short, Comedy
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Two bumbling circus performers inadvertently help drive the circus into ruin and then end up in possession of a flea circus and an oversized chimp.

46. Do Detectives Think? (1927)
19 min | Comedy, Short
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An escaped convict is out to kill the judge who sentenced him. Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge.

47. This Way Please (1937)
75 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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A famous singer and matinée idol helps a pretty young theater usher in her dreams of becoming a singer, but when her career begins to take off and she becomes engaged to a wealthy young man... See full summary »

48. Our Wife (1931)
20 min | Short, Comedy
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Oliver's plans to marry his hefty sweetheart go awry when the girl's father gets a load of her intended groom. They then elope in a tiny car much too small for their combined dimensions, ... See full summary »

49. One Good Turn (1931)
20 min | Short, Comedy
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Stan and Ollie are down on their luck and beg at an old lady's house for food. While they are eating they overhear a villainous landlord (Finlayson) threatening to evict her if she does not... See full summary »

50. Show Girl (1928)
61 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X