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1. High Flyers (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy

6.2
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Two men running a carnival airplane ride are hired to fly to retrieve what they think are photos for a reporter. Actually, they are retrieving diamonds stolen from a noted gem dealer. As it... See full summary »

Writers: Benny Rubin, Bert Granet, Byron Morgan, Victor Mapes | Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Lupe Velez, Marjorie Lord

Votes: 73

2. Fugitives for a Night (1938)

Approved | 63 min | Mystery, Romance

6.0
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An actor in Hollywood is accused of murder and tries to figure his way out of it.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Richard Wormser | Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Frank Albertson, Eleanor Lynn, Allan Lane, Bradley Page

Votes: 46

3. The Gorilla (1930)

70 min | Comedy, Mystery

5.3
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A series of murders that take place in an old, dark mansion are suspected of being committed by an ape.

Writers: Ralph Spence, B. Harrison Orkow, Herman Ruby | Director: Bryan Foy | Stars: Joe Frisco, Harry Gribbon, Walter Pidgeon, Lila Lee

Votes: 10

4. Man of Courage (1943)

66 min | Drama

4.4
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John Wallace is a crusading district attorney. The mob boss George Dickson is his number one target. Dickson enjoys the protection of several crooked politicians. With perseverance, Wallace collars his quarry and brings Dickson to trial.

Writers: Barton MacLane, Lew Pollack, Herman Ruby, Arthur St. Claire, John Vlahos | Director: Alexis Thurn-Taxis | Stars: Barton MacLane, Charlotte Wynters, Lyle Talbot, Dorothy Burgess

Votes: 22

5. The Movie Album (1932)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

6.3
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This short features clips from silent films (mostly unidentified) of the 1910's, accompanied by humorous commentary. Highlighted are early appearances of stars still recognized today (e.g., ... See full summary »

Writer: Herman Ruby | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, John Bunny, Harry Carey, Charles Chaplin

Votes: 75

6. The Old Grey Mayor (1935)

Approved | 20 min | Comedy, Short

6.1
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Bob and his fiancé try to break the news of their engagement to her father, the mayor, who is having a very bad day.

Writer: Herman Ruby | Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Bob Hope, Ruth Hall, Lionel Stander, Sam Wren

Votes: 95

7. The Sultan's Jester (1930)

Short, Musical

6.4
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A bored sultan threatens to chop off his jester's head unless the jester and his performers can entertain him.

Writers: Herman Ruby, Sid Silvers | Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Edward Lankow, Roger Davis, Randall Adagio Four, Joyzelle Joyner

Votes: 8

8. The Happy Hottentots (1930)

11 min | Comedy, Musical, Short

6.0
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Two desperate singers take a job as the singing act in a movie theater between shows. They soon regret their decision.

Writer: Herman Ruby | Director: Bryan Foy | Stars: Joe Frisco, Bob Callahan, Billy Gilbert, Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian

Votes: 75

9. What a Life (1930)

10 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

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A musical parody on prison reform in which a prison warden gives his cellblocks the look of a summer resort in order to stave off reformers.

Writers: Herman Ruby, Sid Silvers | Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: Virginia Sale, William Irving, Frank Mills, Lon Poff

10. She Who Gets Slapped (1930)

8 min | Short, Comedy

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A meek husband takes lessons on how to take control of his dominating wife.

Writers: Herman Ruby, Al Lowenthal | Director: Carter DeHaven | Stars: Tom Dugan, William Irving, Dorothy Christy, Bill Elliott

11. Words & Music (1931)

21 min | Musical, Short

6.6
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Singer Ruth Eton is looking for some new songs to use in her act. Don Hopkins is a songwriter who wants to break into the business, but knows it is difficult to get music publishers to ... See full summary »

Writers: Herman Ruby, Stanley Rauh | Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Ruth Etting, Don Tomkins, Maurice Barrett, Ray Collins

Votes: 16

12. Paper Hanging with Johnny Arthur (1930)

Comedy, Short

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Writer: Herman Ruby | Director: Carter DeHaven | Stars: Johnny Arthur, Nancy Drexel, Wally Albright

13. Good Pie Forever (1931)

Passed | 7 min | Short, Comedy

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Thelma's father own a pie factory but is unable to find a distributor for his pies. Her boyfriend, Billy, hits upon a bright idea of how to promote the pies...throw them at people. Among ... See full summary »

Writer: Herman Ruby | Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Billy Wayne, Thelma White

14. The Unfair Sex (1931)

Passed | 7 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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This Vitaphone one-reeler opens in a courtroom where a couple is going before a judge on charges of creating a disturbance in a dance-hall. The man, in flashback, showing him as a dancing ... See full summary »

Writer: Herman Ruby | Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Dan Healy, Dolly Gilbert

15. Hot Sands (1931)

10 min | Comedy, Short

4.1
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Owing to a wrongly posted road sign, a newlywed couple drive into Death Valley instead of their intended destination. After two days in the desert, they meet three men, also lost, who now ... See full summary »

Writer: Herman Ruby | Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Billy Wayne, Thelma White

Votes: 36

16. Surprise (1930)

11 min | Short, Comedy

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Writer: Herman Ruby | Director: Bryan Foy | Stars: Tom Dugan, Barbara Leonard, William Irving, Mary Treen

17. The Bigger They Are (1931)

Passed | 12 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

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Primo Carnera and his sidekick, Little Billy ('Little Billy' Rhodes')rise from obscurity to the front pages and into high society in less than a year. Then the giant of professional ... See full summary »

Writer: Herman Ruby | Director: Arthur Hurley | Stars: Primo Carnera, 'Little Billy' Rhodes

18. One Good Deed (1931)

9 min | Comedy, Short

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Writers: Stanley Rauh, Herman Ruby | Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Billy Hayes, David Gorcey, Jackie Kelk, Ray Collins

19. Nine O'Clock Folks (1931)

Unrated | 11 min | Short, Musical, Comedy

5.2
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In this short, various acts perform musical numbers before an audience in a theater. One of these acts is a tap dancer whose shoes have extensions on them that allow him to balance on the ... See full summary »

Writer: Herman Ruby | Director: Roy Mack | Stars: The Mound City Blue Blowers, Whitey and Ed Ford, The Aaron Sisters, Jack Bland

Votes: 21

20. Last but Not Leased (1931)

Passed | 8 min | Short, Comedy

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Billy Wayne, a prospective groom, is given a bachelor's party by his friends who play many mean tricks on him. Then Billy and his bride-to-be, Thelma White, go house-hunting and are shown a... See full summary »

Writer: Herman Ruby | Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Billy Wayne, Thelma White