Most Popular Titles With Noel Madison

1. Manhattan Melodrama (1934)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.

2. Little Caesar (1931)
79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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The ambitious criminal Rico moves from the country to the big city in the east and joins Sam Vettori's gang with his friend Joe Massara. Soon he becomes the leader of the gangsters and ... See full summary »

3. The House of Rothschild (1934)
88 min | Biography, Drama, History, War
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The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war ... See full summary »

4. Forever and a Day (1943)
104 min | Drama, History
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During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against ... See full summary »

5. 'G' Men (1935)
85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
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It's the early days of the F.B.I. - federal agents working for the Department of Justice. Though they've got limited powers - they don't carry weapons and have to get local police approval ... See full summary »

6. 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 »

7. Champagne Charlie (1936)
59 min | Crime, Drama
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The story is told in flashback. Backers want a gambler to marry a rich girl for her dowry. When he double-crosses them he's murdered and the murderer blackmails the girl. Then he is murdered.

8. Play-Girl (1932)
60 min | Drama, Romance
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9. The Doorway to Hell (1930)
78 min | Crime, Drama
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Lou Ricarno is a smart guy. His plan is to organize the various gangs in Chicago so that the mugs will not liquidate each other. WIth the success of his leadership, Louie prospers, marries ... See full summary »

10. Jitterbugs (1943)
75 min | Comedy
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The boys team up with a likable con man to help a pretty singer's mother who's been taken in by swindlers.

11. The House of Secrets (1936)
70 min | Mystery
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Two men stumble into an old mansion, and get involved with a crazed scientist, torture chambers and sinister medical experiments.

12. Charlie Chan in City in Darkness (1939)
75 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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While in Paris for a reunion on the eve of World War II, Charlie finds that the murder of an hated businessman leads him to a conspiracy to smuggle arms to Germany.

13. The Girl from Missouri (1934)
75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Chorus girl Eadie is determined to marry a millionaire without sacrificing her virtue.

14. Footsteps in the Dark (1941)
96 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime
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A respected investment advisor has a double life as a mystery writer and becomes involved in the real murder of a shady client.

15. The Hatchet Man (1932)
74 min | Crime, Drama
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San Francisco Tong hatchet man Wong must execute his boyhood friend Sun. Sun knew his time was up and wrote out his will just prior to Wong showing up at his door. When Sun realizes Wong is... See full summary »

16. The Cat's-Paw (1934)
102 min | Comedy
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Naive Ezekial Cobb, brought up by his missionary father in China returns to America to seek a wife. Corrupt politicians enlist him to run for mayor as a dummy candidate with no chance of ... See full summary »

17. Me and My Gal (1932)
79 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
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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.

18. The Black Raven (1943)
61 min | Mystery
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A group of strangers are brought together in an old, dark house and must contend with two murders and $50,000 in stolen money.

19. The Last Mile (1932)
75 min | Crime, Drama
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Richard Walters is condemned to death for a murder he claims not to have committed. He arrives on death row just before a brutal inmate leads the other convicts in a violent uprising. ... See full summary »

20. Sinners' Holiday (1930)
60 min | Crime, Romance
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Ma Delano (La Verne) runs a boardwalk penny arcade, living upstairs with her sons (Cagney and Gallagher) and daughter (Knapp). Story involves rum running, accidental murder and a frame-up.

21. The Pace That Kills (1935)
68 min | Drama
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Drug dealer on the run from the law meets an innocent young girl and her brother, and turns them into "cocaine fiends."

22. Incendiary Blonde (1945)
113 min | Biography, Musical, Romance
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The life of boisterous entertainer Texas Guinan is recalled from her poor childhood with a down-on-his-luck father to her reign as the Queen of the Night Clubs. Along the way, she also ... See full summary »

23. Hat Check Girl (1932)
64 min | Comedy
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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.

24. Climbing High (1938)
78 min | Comedy
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Wealthy young man (Redgrave) pretends to be poor to be close to a model (Matthews) though he nearly engaged to an aristocrat (Vyner).

25. Bombs Over Burma (1942)
65 min | Drama, Thriller, War
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Chinese girl risks her life on espionage mission against Japanese in World War 2.

26. Murder at Glen Athol (1936)
64 min | Mystery
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A famous detective is invited to a swanky party at an elegant mansion, but before the night is over he finds himself involved with gangsters, blackmail and murder.

27. The Star Witness (1931)
68 min | Drama
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Members of a family witness two murders, but the gang uses threats, violence and kidnapping to try to keep the members from testifying.

28. The Finger Points (1931)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Lee is a fresh young kid from the South when he gets a job with The Press. His first assignment on gangsters gets his name in the paper, the police on a raid and Lee in the hospital. He ... See full summary »

29. Symphony of Six Million (1932)
94 min | Drama
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A brilliant young doctor grows away from his family and his community when his older brother convinces him to make his fortune as a Park Avenue doctor. He spends his time prescribing ... See full summary »

30. Sailing Along (1938)
80 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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Kay, who works on a Thames River barge, and Steve are secretly in love with each other but do their best to hide it. Kay wants desperately to be a music-hall star and Steve wants to be a ... See full summary »

32. The Heart of New York (1932)
73 min | Comedy
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In the Jewish enclave of New York's lower East Side, hapless inventor Mendel is constantly in debt since he uses all his (and other people's) money to tinker with machines that will make ... See full summary »

33. Joe Smith, American (1942)
63 min | Drama
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Joe Smith is an average American citizen, working in an aircraft factory. He has access to the plans for a new bomb-sight and is kidnapped by enemy agents who unsuccessfully torture him to ... See full summary »

34. Woman Wanted (1935)
67 min | Crime, Drama
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Ann Grey is wrongly convicted of murder. On her way to jail a car accident gives her the opportunity to escape. She is helped by young lawyer Tony Baxter. He hides her from the police, as ... See full summary »

36. Adventures of Casanova (1948)
83 min | Action, Adventure, History, Romance, War
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After Palermo falls in 1793, a notorious ladies man joins the underground resistance movement--but still finds time for the ladies.

37. A Tragedy at Midnight (1942)
68 min | Mystery, Thriller
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This Republic murder mystery starts with a radio broadcast by Greg Sherman who solves cases on the air that the local police cannot solve. As he names the perpetrator of a recent murder we ... See full summary »

38. Four Hours to Kill! (1935)
70 min | Drama
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A detective who has "four hours to kill" before delivering his prisoner, an escaped killer, spends the time in the lobby of a Broadway theater where a musical is playing. The film focuses ... See full summary »

39. Miss V from Moscow (1942)
73 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
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Vera Marova is a Russian spy impersonating a dead German spy whom she closely resembles. Her ally is Steve Worth, an American serving in the British armed services, and the two work with ... See full summary »

40. Secret Agent of Japan (1942)
72 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
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Kay Murdock (Lynn Bari) strolls into the Dixie Bar in Shanghai on November 1, 1941 and asks the bartender for a letter addressed to Captain Larsen, and is referred to Roy Bonnell (Preston ... See full summary »

42. Highway West (1941)
64 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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43. Masquerade in Mexico (1945)
96 min | Comedy
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An American singer stranded in Mexico is hired by a banker to distract a Mexican matador who is making a play for the banker's wife. They hatch a scheme whereby she pretends to be a Spanish countess.

44. Three Kids and a Queen (1935)
90 min | Drama
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A wealthy woman is taken in by three slum kids when she falls out of her carriage and hurts herself when her horse spooks.

45. Destination Unknown (1933)
66 min | Drama
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A group of people are stuck on a schooner in the middle of the Pacific with no wind.

46. Times Square Lady (1935)
68 min | Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Sport
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Toni Bradley comes to New York City, from a small town in Iowa, to take over her late father's estate and sporting business, which is primarily gambling on sports events, with a lot of the ... See full summary »

47. The Gentleman from Nowhere (1948)
65 min | Crime, Drama
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48. Muss 'em Up (1936)
70 min | Mystery
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A private detective is enlisted to find out who shot a dog and threatened its owner, but before long he's also involved in a kidnapping and murder plot.

49. Radio Patrol (1932)
65 min | Crime, Drama
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A policeman in need of money is persuaded to take a $1000 bribe to stay away the night a packing house is to be robbed.

50. Her Husband Lies (1937)
74 min | Crime, Drama
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