Latest Titles With Gertrude Purcell
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1. Three Husbands (1950)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy
When a recently deceased playboy gets to heaven and is granted one wish--granted to all newcomers--he requests that he be able to see the reactions of three husbands, with whom he regularly... See full summary »
3. Paris Underground (1945)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, War
Among the terrified refugees jamming the roads out of Paris in 1940 are Kitty de Mornay, a rich American divorced from her French husband, and her companion Emmyline (Emmy) Quayle. A German... See full summary »
4. Follow the Boys (1944)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, and were ... See full summary »
6. In Old California (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Western
During the California Gold Rush, Boston pharmacist Tom Craig sets up shop in Sacramento where he clashes with local town crook Britt Dawson.
7. A Close Call for Ellery Queen (1942)
Passed | 67 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Two mysterious seamen come from Alan Rogers' past to blackmail him as he seeks to locate his missing daughters. Ellery Queen is called in by Stewart Cole, Rogers' secretary. Queen goes to ... See full summary »
9. Arkansas Judge (1941)
Approved | 71 min | Action, Drama, Musical
Roy is a young lawyer and has little to do in this movie.
Writers: Irving Stone, Ring Lardner Jr., Ian McLellan Hunter, Gertrude Purcell, Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan | Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Leon Weaver, Frank Weaver, June Weaver, Roy Rogers
10. Thieves Fall Out (1941)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy
Eddie Barnes, tired of being a nobody and living with his parents, decides to cash in his mother's legacy and use the money to buy a business. Unfortunately, Eddie's mother has to die ... See full summary »
12. The Invisible Woman (1940)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
An attractive model with an ulterior motive volunteers as guinea pig for an invisibility machine.
13. One Night in the Tropics (1940)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Music
Jim "Lucky" Moore (Allan Jones), an insurance salesman, comes up with a novel policy for his friend, Steve (Robert Cummings): a 'love insurance policy', that will pay out $1-million if ... See full summary »
15. Destry Rides Again (1939)
Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Western
Kent, the unscrupulous boss of Bottleneck has Sheriff Keogh killed when he asks one too many questions about a rigged poker game that gives Kent a stranglehold over the local cattle rangers... See full summary »
16. First Love (1939)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical
In this reworking of Cinderella, orphaned Connie Harding is sent to live with her rich aunt and uncle after graduating from boarding school. She's hardly received with open arms, especially... See full summary »
17. The Lady and the Mob (1939)
Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Society-woman Hattie Leonard organizes her own band of 'gang-busters' when she discovers a garment she sent to the dry-cleaners had been taxed twenty-five-cents to pay for gang 'protection.... See full summary »
19. Service de Luxe (1938)
85 min | Comedy
Glamorous and efficient Helen Murphy runs a service that will provide any type of assistance to wealthy customers, but what she's really looking for is a man who can take care of himself. ... See full summary »
20. Stella Dallas (1937)
Approved | 106 min | Drama, Romance
A low-class woman is willing to do whatever it takes to give her daughter a socially promising future.
22. Super-Sleuth (1937)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Mystery
An actor who plays a detective in films soon finds himself out of his depth when he tries to investigate a real crime.
27. If You Could Only Cook (1935)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Romance
An executive lets an attractive cook talk him into taking a job as butler.
29. This Is the Life (1935)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
After obtaining her from an orphanage a couple exploit entertainer Withers till she runs away and later becomes a professional.
Writers: Lamar Trotti, Arthur T. Horman, Sid Brod, Lou Breslow, C. Graham Baker, Nan Blair, Byron Morgan, Gertrude Purcell, Gene Towne | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Jane Withers, John McGuire, Sally Blane, Sidney Toler
31. Palooka (1934)
Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Music
Knobby discovers young hunk Palooka and trains him to fight the reigning champ, also drunken sot, Al McSwatt.
34. Another Language (1933)
77 min | Drama
Stella and Victor meet in Europe, fall deeply in love, and marry soon thereafter. Then they sail back to the States to meet Victor's family, and the honeymoon is over: Victor's family, ... See full summary »
35. Child of Manhattan (1933)
TV-PG | 70 min | Drama, Romance
Paul Vanderkill is extraordinarily wealthy because his grandfather happened to buy farmland in what was to become Midtown Manhattan. The Loveland Dance Hall is one of the tenants of the ... See full summary »
36. Cocktail Hour (1933)
Passed | 73 min | Drama, Romance
Cynthia Warren, independently wealthy through her ability as an illustrator and poster artist, rebels against the premise that every woman is destined for matrimony and motherhood, and ... See full summary »
37. No More Orchids (1932)
Passed | 71 min | Drama, Romance
At the urging of her curmudgeon old grandfather Jerome Cedric (C. Aubrey Smith), spoiled rich kid Annie Holt (Carole Lombard) is forced to marry into royalty in order to save her banker ... See full summary »
38. Vanity Street (1932)
Passed | 67 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A NYC police-detective rescues a down-and-out showgirl from a bad situation, gets her a job in the 'Follies", and falls in love with her. Then, as he is about to lead her to the altar, he ... See full summary »
39. The Night Mayor (1932)
65 min | Drama
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 »
40. Honor Among Lovers (1931)
75 min | Drama
Jerry Stafford, a businessman, is in love with his secretary but she deserts him for another man. When she realizes her mistake, she goes back to him. Doris Brown is her girlfriend who is in love with a man named Monty Dunn.
41. The Girl Habit (1931)
77 min | Comedy
A mild Lothario tries to get arrested as protection from the gangster husband who has threatened him.
42. The Royal Family of Broadway (1930)
82 min | Comedy
Julie Cavendish comes from a family of great Broadway actors. Her mother Fanny staunchly continues acting. Her boisterous brother Tony is fleeing a breach of promise suit in Hollywood. Her ... See full summary »
43. Follow the Leader (1930)
Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Ed Wynn, a waiter, tries to get hit employers daughter a start on the stage; Ginger Rogers replaces Ethel Merman when Merman is kidnapped.
44. The Sap from Syracuse (1930)
68 min | Comedy, Musical
Ellen Saunders is an heiress on a cruise to Europe being pursued by a day laborer mistaken for a prominent mining engineer. During the cruise, he foils two crooks try to get rid of her.