Highest Rated Titles With William Royle
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1. Block-Heads (1938)
Passed | 57 min | Comedy, War
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 »
2. Hawk of the Wilderness (1938)
Approved | 213 min | Adventure
An expedition arrives on an uncharted jungle island to rescue the local natives, led by a jungle boy, from a volcano that is about to erupt.
3. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.
4. Drums of Fu Manchu (1940)
Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure
The nefarious Dr. Fu Manchu searches for the keys to the tomb of Genghis Khan, in order to fulfill a prophecy that will enable him to conquer the world. His nemesis, Dr. Nayland Smith, and ... See full summary »
Writers: Sax Rohmer, Franklin Adreon, Morgan Cox, Ronald Davidson, Norman S. Hall, Barney A. Sarecky, Sol Shor | Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Henry Brandon, William Royle, Robert Kellard, Gloria Franklin
5. The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)
Passed | 113 min | Adventure, History, Romance
Despotic King Louis XIV discovers he has a twin brother who has grown up under the tutelage of his foster father, the patriotic musketeer D'Artagnan.
6. The Story of Doctor Carver (1938)
Approved | 10 min | Short, Biography, Drama
The story of Dr. George Washington Carver (1864-1943), black educator and horticulturist. He is perhaps most well known for developing over 140 products from all parts of the peanut plant, ... See full summary »
8. The Rains Came (1939)
Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
The adventurous Lady Edwina Esketh travels to the princely state of Ranchipur in India with her husband, Lord Albert Esketh, who is there to purchase some of the Maharajah's horses. She's ... See full summary »
9. Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)
Approved | 220 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Flash and his friends return to planet Mongo for an antidote to the Purple Death. But Ming the Merciless has other plans for them...
10. Time in the Sun (1940)
55 min | Documentary
For the most part, this film by Marie Seton, is a series of scenes , depicting Mexican natives in picturesque rituals, ceremonies and rites. It was edited from 110,000 feet of negative film... See full summary »
Writers: Franz Blom, Anita Breener, Paul Burnford, Samuel Datlowe, Sergei M. Eisenstein, Marie Seton | Directors: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Ponce Espino, Charles Frederick Lindsley, William Royle, Carlos Tarin
11. The Plainsman (1936)
Approved | 113 min | Biography, History, Romance
Wild Bill Hickok attempts to stop an Indian uprising that was started by white gun-runners.
Writers: Waldemar Young, Harold Lamb, Lynn Riggs, Jeanie Macpherson, Courtney Ryley Cooper, Frank J. Wilstach | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison, Charles Bickford
12. Manpower (1941)
Approved | 104 min | Drama
Hank McHenry and Johnny Marshall work on a road crew for the power company. In a freak accident Hank is injured and is promoted to foreman of the gang. One night Hank and Johnny meet Fay ... See full summary »
13. Let Us Live (1939)
Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama
Two innocent men are wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The fiance of one of them convinces a police detective of their innocence, and together they try to find the real ... See full summary »
14. Man of Conquest (1939)
Approved | 105 min | Biography, History, Romance
The story of Sam Houston, hero of the Texas revolution, statesman, and first president of the Republic of Texas.
15. Nobody's Fool (1936)
75 min | Comedy
A naive country boy goes to New York City, where he gets mixed up with real estate swindlers.
Writers: Ralph Block, Frank Mitchell Dazey, Agnes Christine Johnston, Ben Markson, Jerry Sackheim | Director: Arthur Greville Collins | Stars: Edward Everett Horton, Glenda Farrell, Cesar Romero, Frank Conroy
16. Too Hot to Handle (1938)
Passed | 107 min | Comedy, Adventure, Romance
Two rival newsreel photographers join forces to find the an aviatrix's missing brother, who has disappeared in the Amazonian Rain Forest.
17. Balalaika (1939)
102 min | Musical, Romance
A Russian prince disguised as a worker and a cafe singer secretly involved in revolutionary activities fall in love.
18. Arsène Lupin Returns (1938)
Passed | 81 min | Mystery
A woman and a man vying for a woman's affection: the usual love trio? Not quite so since the belle in question is Lorraine de Grissac, a very wealthy and alluring society woman, while one ... See full summary »
19. Jungle Jim (1937)
Approved | 232 min | Adventure
Two safaris enter the African jungle intent on finding a white girl who is the heiress to a fortune. One safari, led by Jungle Jim, wants to make sure she gets the news that she is now a ... See full summary »
20. Flaming Frontiers (1938)
Approved | 298 min | Action, Western
Tom Grant has found a rich gold vein and Bart Eaton is after it. Tom's sister Mary heads for the gold fields and Eaton and his men follow. Eaton teams up with Ace Daggett who plans to ... See full summary »
Writers: Peter B. Kyne, Wyndham Gittens, George H. Plympton, Basil Dickey, Paul Perez, Ella O'Neill | Directors: Alan James, Ray Taylor | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Eleanor Hansen, John Archer, William Royle
21. Sky Giant (1938)
Passed | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Given the job of training young pilots for important post-war cargo flights, hard-boiled Col. Stockton forces ex-officer Stag Cahill back into the military to be his aide at the academy. ... See full summary »
23. Rio (1939)
Passed | 77 min | Crime, Drama
A crazed man escapes from prison to kill his wife's lover.
25. Frontier Pony Express (1939)
Approved | 58 min | Western
Pony Express rider Roy and his sidekick must round up a pack of villains, as Yankee and Rebel forces contend for the allegiance of California, before Roy can turn his attentions to the girl.
26. Wild West Days (1937)
Approved | 268 min | Western
Retired lawman Kentucky Wade and his three buddies, Mike Morales, "Dude" Hanford and "Trigger" Benton come to Brimstone and help their friends Larry Munro and his sister, Lucy , in their ... See full summary »
28. Heroes of the Saddle (1940)
Approved | 56 min | Sport, Western
Montana Bill Bell, a friend of the Three Mesquiteers, Stony Brooke, Rusty Joslin and Rico Renaldo, is killed in a rodeo accident and the trio reluctantly places his young daughter Peggy in ... See full summary »
29. Secret Agent X-9 (1937)
Approved | 294 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A secret agent goes after the gang that stole the crown jewels of a European monarchy.
30. Radio Patrol (1937)
Approved | 242 min | Action, Drama
A young radio cop and a beautiful girl try to stop an international criminal gang from getting their hands on the formula for a new bulletproof steel.
31. Rebellion (1936)
Approved | 62 min | Western
It's 1850 and California has just become part of the United States. But there is trouble between the Americans and the Mexicans and John Carrol has been sent to try and bring law and order.... See full summary »
32. Mexicali Rose (1939)
Passed | 59 min | Western
Bad guys interested in oil profits attempt to take a mission away from poor Mexican children, but Gene and Frog save the day.
33. The Jury's Secret (1938)
Approved | 65 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
Bill Sheldon has a grudge against Midland City newspaper publisher Brandon Williams as Sheldon blames the city's recent flood against Williams for using his power and influence to hold up ... See full summary »
34. The Nurse from Brooklyn (1938)
65 min | Drama
A nurse's younger brother is caught in a shootout between a criminal gang and the police, and he is shot and killed. The officer who is accused of shooting the man knows that he didn't do ... See full summary »
35. It Can't Last Forever (1937)
Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Russ Matthews, a theatrical agent who is not above pulling off a hoax or two or more to further the career of his clients (and himself), and a newspaper gossip-columnist, Carol Wilson, get ... See full summary »
36. Red River Range (1938)
56 min | Western
Very organized cattle rustlers are operating with portable slaughterhouses and refrigerator vans. The governor asks the Three Mesquiteers to go undercover to investigate.
37. Son of the Navy (1940)
72 min | Drama, Comedy
Actually, the sailor wants nothing to do with the boy, who we eventually find out is an orphan who ran away from the orphanage, trying to find a new Mom and Dad. The sailor, not knowing ... See full summary »
38. Special Agent K-7 (1936)
Passed | 71 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
(1937) Walter McGrail, Irving Pichel, Queenie Smith, Donald Reed. A fine poverty row thriller. Agent K-7 finds himself knee-deep in a murder mystery at a posh nightclub run by a mobster. ... See full summary »
39. The Renegade Ranger (1938)
Approved | 59 min | Western
Texas Ranger Jack Steele is assigned to bring in former ranch owner Judith Alvarez, now the leader of a gang who is waging war against the crooked government officials who cheated the ... See full summary »
40. Hollywood Cowboy (1937)
Passed | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Just after Kramer goes to Wyoming to start his protection racket, cowboy actor Jeff Carson finishes a picture and goes camping. Attracted to Joyce Butler, he hires on at her ranch and ... See full summary »
41. Murder on the Yukon (1940)
Approved | 58 min | Adventure, Mystery, Western
Two Mounties find the body of a man who has just been murdered. They follow the trail to a cabin, where they are attacked by the murderer's gang.
42. It May Happen to You (1937)
21 min | Short, Crime, Drama
From MGM's "Crime Does Not Pay" Series. Mobsters convince a meat packing company employee to help them hijack a truckload of beef.
43. Mr. Wong in Chinatown (1939)
Approved | 71 min | Mystery
A pretty Chinese woman, seeking help from San Francisco detective James Lee Wong, is killed by a poisoned dart in his front hall, having time only to scrawl "Captain J" on a sheet of paper.... See full summary »
44. Sinners in Paradise (1938)
Passed | 65 min | Drama
A seaplane departs for China. On board are a nurse escaping a loveless marriage to do work with refugees, a woman hoping to surprise her estranged son, a wealthy heiress trying to distance ... See full summary »
45. Renfrew of the Royal Mounted (1937)
Approved | 57 min | Action, Crime, Music
Counterfeit bills are being printed in Canada and shipped across the border hidden in blocks of ice. When the counterfeiters force engraver Bronson to make a new plate, he inscribes a tiny ... See full summary »
46. The Fighting Gringo (1939)
Approved | 59 min | Western
Ben Wallace is after Don Aliso's rancho. After falsifying his land survey, he frames him for murder. But Wallace has a dull-witted accomplice in Rance Potter and this is who Wade Barton ... See full summary »
47. When's Your Birthday? (1937)
Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Romance
Some shady characters discover that a sad sack nightclub bus boy has the ability to predict outcomes of races and other events through astrology.
48. Arizona Legion (1939)
Approved | 58 min | Romance, Western
This region of Arizona is lawless. Even when the criminal are captured, they are acquitted by the jury or the witness takes a sudden illness. Boone is a hard drinking, shoot up the town ... See full summary »
50. His Brother's Wife (1936)
Passed | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Rita Wilson meets epidemiologist Chris Claybourne and they fall in love with each other. When Claybourne leaves for the tropics to find a cure against a disease, Wilson gets her revenge by ... See full summary »