Ann Sothern Filmography

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1.
Broadway Nights (1927)
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(72 mins.)
Director: Joseph C. Boyle
“ Fan Dancer ” - august_pearl
 
2.
The Show of Shows (1929)
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It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice gave offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite... (128 mins.)
Director: John G. Adolfi
“ Performer ” - august_pearl
 
3.
Song of the West (1930)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
“ Bit Part ” - august_pearl
 
4.
Good News (1930)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Nick Grindé
“ Student ” - august_pearl
 
5.
Doughboys (1930)
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A naive and wealthy young man seeks to impress a girl and then unwittingly signs up for army service. (79 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick
“ Chorine ” - august_pearl
 
6.
Whoopee! (1930)
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Western sheriff Bob Wells is preparing to marry Sally Morgan; she loves part-Indian Wanenis, whose race is an obstacle... (93 mins.)
“ Goldwyn Girl ” - august_pearl
 
7.
“ Chorus Girl ” - august_pearl
 
8.
Footlight Parade (1933)
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Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses. (104 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Chorus Girl ” - august_pearl
 
9.
Broadway Thru a Keyhole (1933)
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Racketeer Frank Rocci is smitten with Joan Whelan, a dancer at Texas Guinan's famous Broadway night spot... (90 mins.)
Director: Lowell Sherman
“ Chorine ” - august_pearl
 
10.
Let's Fall in Love (1933)
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(73 mins.)
Director: David Burton
“ Jean ” - august_pearl
 
11.
Melody in Spring (1934)
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Charlie Ruggles plays a souvenir-buff in quest of a real Swiss cowbell. (75 mins.)
“ Jane Blodgett ” - august_pearl
 
12.
The Hell Cat (1934)
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Reporter Dan Collins tries to expose a crooked gambling ring, but is waylaid by Geraldine Sloane, a... (70 mins.)
“ Geraldine Sloane ” - august_pearl
 
13.
Blind Date (1934)
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A young woman is torn between a wealthy suitor who wants her body and the honest young man who wants what's best for her. (72 mins.)
“ Kitty Taylor ” - august_pearl
 
14.
The Party's Over (1934)
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Bruce Blakely, a meek, mild-mannered certified public accountant, finally gets fed up with his money-grubbing family sponging off of him, and decides to partake of a different side and slice of life. A blonde secretary helps guide him. (68 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
“ Ruth Walker ” - august_pearl
 
15.
Kid Millions (1934)
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A musical comedy about a Brooklyn boy (Eddie Cantor) who inherits a fortune from his archaeologist father, but has to go to Egypt to claim it. (90 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ Joan Larrabee ” - august_pearl
 
16.
Folies Bergère de Paris (1935)
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An entertainer impersonates a look-alike banker, causing comic confusion for wife and girlfriend. (82 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ Mimi ” - august_pearl
 
17.
Eight Bells (1935)
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Marge Walker, the daughter of a steamship-line owner, stows away on one of her father's ships bound for Shanghai... (69 mins.)
“ Marge Walker ” - august_pearl
 
18.
Hooray for Love (1935)
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A young man with money falls for singer Pat Thatcher, and her con man father makes the most of it. (72 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
“ Patricia Thatcher ” - august_pearl
 
19.
The Girl Friend (1935)
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An actor and two songwriters become rural con men. (67 mins.)
Director: Edward Buzzell
“ Linda Henry ” - august_pearl
 
20.
Grand Exit (1935)
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A dashing insurance company investigator tries to catch an arsonist before he...or she...can strike again. (68 mins.)
Director: Erle C. Kenton
“ Adrienne Martin / Adeline Maxwell ” - august_pearl
 
21.
You May Be Next! (1936)
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Gangster tries to censor a crusading radio station by jamming its signal. (66 mins.)
“ Fay Stevens ” - august_pearl
 
22.
Hell-Ship Morgan (1936)
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After getting in a fight in a waterfront caf over a girl, Captain Ira "Hell-Ship" Morgan hires Jim Allen and they become good friends... (65 mins.)
“ Mary Taylor ” - august_pearl
 
23.
Don't Gamble with Love (1936)
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(65 mins.)
Director: Dudley Murphy
“ Ann Edwards ” - august_pearl
 
24.
My American Wife (1936)
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My American Wife is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Harold Young and written by Elmer Davis... (65 mins.)
Director: Harold Young
“ Mary Cantillon ” - august_pearl
 
25.
Walking on Air (1936)
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A stubborn young woman hires a struggling singer to play her obnoxious suitor in a scheme to overturn her father's objections to the man she really wants to marry. (70 mins.)
Director: Joseph Santley
“ Kit Bennett ” - august_pearl
 
26.
Smartest Girl in Town (1936)
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Modeling furs has given our heroine Cookie a taste for them, so she's determined to marry a rich man... (58 mins.)
Director: Joseph Santley
“ Frances Cooke ” - august_pearl
 
27.
Dangerous Number (1937)
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Hank Medhill, artificial silk manufacturer, has returned to the U.S. from Japan to learn that his former girlfriend... (71 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ Eleanor ” - august_pearl
 
28.
There Goes My Girl (1937)
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A screwball comedy in the vein of His Girl Friday. Jerry and Connie are ace reporters for rival newspapers... (74 mins.)
Director: Ben Holmes
“ Reporter Connie Taylor ” - august_pearl
 
29.
Fifty Roads to Town (1937)
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A man hides out in the country to avoid testifying in his friends' divorce. A girl who he thinks is a process server thinks he's a gangster. So do the sheriff and his men. (80 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ Millicent Kendall ” - august_pearl
 
30.
Super-Sleuth (1937)
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An actor who plays a detective in films soon finds himself out of his depth when he tries to investigate a real crime. (70 mins.)
Director: Ben Stoloff
“ Mary Strand ” - august_pearl
 
31.
Danger - Love at Work (1937)
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A young lawyer is unable to get the Pembertons to sign a land sale contract until their daughter falls in love with him. (84 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
“ Toni Pemberton ” - august_pearl
 
32.
Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937)
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A movie company is doing the Arabian Nights when a hobo enters their camp, falls asleep and dreams he's back in Baghdad as advisor to the Sultan... (81 mins.)
Director: David Butler
“ Herself ” - august_pearl
 
33.
There Goes the Groom (1937)
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A young man scores seeking Alaskan gold, comes home to claim his bride. When she snubs him, he falls for the younger sister instead. (65 mins.)
Director: Joseph Santley
“ Betty Russell ” - august_pearl
 
34.
She's Got Everything (1937)
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Carol Rogers returns from Europe to discover that her recently deceased father has left her with huge debts and no resources to pay them... (72 mins.)
Director: Joseph Santley
“ Carol Rogers ” - august_pearl
 
35.
Trade Winds (1938)
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Kay Kerrigan commits a murder and then changes her hair color, assumes a new identity and flees the country by ship... (93 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
“ Jean Livingstone ” - august_pearl
 
36.
Maisie (1939)
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Stranded, penniless in a small Wyoming town, Maisie Ravier flirts with Slim, the manager of Clifford Ames' ranch... (75 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
“ Maisie Ravier ” - august_pearl
 
37.
Hotel for Women (1939)
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A girl from Syracuse goes to New York to see her boyfriend, successful architect who no longer cares for her. Fellow residents at a women's hotel encourage her to become a top model. When boyfriend tries to come back to her he has rivals. (83 mins.)
Director: Gregory Ratoff
“ Eileen Connelly ” - august_pearl
 
38.
Fast and Furious (1939)
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Rare book dealers Joel and Garda take a summertime jaunt to the seashore where he becomes involved in a beauty pageant as investor and judge much to her chagrin. (73 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
“ Garda Sloane ” - august_pearl
 
39.
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President (1939)
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Brooklyn residents Joe Turp (William Gargan) and his wife, Ethel (Ann Sothern), travel to Washington D... (70 mins.)
“ Ethel Turp ” - august_pearl
 
40.
Congo Maisie (1940)
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Brooklyn showgirl Maisie gets stranded in the African jungle with a romantic doctor. (71 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
“ Maisie Ravier ” - august_pearl
 
41.
Brother Orchid (1940)
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When retired racket boss John Sarto tries to reclaim his place and former friends try to kill him, he finds solace in a monastery and reinvents himself as a pious monk. (88 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Flo Addams ” - august_pearl
 
42.
Gold Rush Maisie (1940)
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Maisie Ravier finds herself stranded in an Arizona ghost town with a family of migrant dust bowl refugees. The ghost town, it turns out, may have a gold mine. (82 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
“ Maisie Ravier ” - august_pearl
 
43.
Dulcy (1940)
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A dizzy young woman aranges to turn her inventor-boyfriend's vacation into a chance meeting with a possible investor who happens to be her brother's future father-in-law. And Wacky stuff happens. (73 mins.)
Director: S. Sylvan Simon
“ Dulcy Ward ” - august_pearl
 
44.
Maisie Was a Lady (1941)
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Showgirl Maisie Ravier finds herself once again out of work. She meets a wealthy playboy who hires her to be his family's new maid... (79 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
“ Maisie Ravier ” - august_pearl
 
45.
Ringside Maisie (1941)
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Young undefeated boxer Terry Dolan, who's been lying to his invalid mother about his career, confides... (95 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
“ Maisie Ravier ” - august_pearl
 
46.
Lady Be Good (1941)
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Songwriters Dixie Donegan and Eddie Crane are still in love after their divorce. Dixie's friend Marilyn Marsh tries to convince them to marry again... (112 mins.)
“ Dixie Donegan Crane ” - august_pearl
 
47.
Maisie Gets Her Man (1942)
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Parting company with her on-stage partner Professor Orco partly due to the job being potentially hazardous to her health... (86 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ Maisie Ravier ” - august_pearl
 
48.
Panama Hattie (1942)
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Hattie Maloney runs a saloon in Panama where assorted characters congregate where they frequently sing and dance Cole Porter numbers... (79 mins.)
“ Hattie Maloney ” - august_pearl
 
49.
Three Hearts for Julia (1943)
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World War II home front romantic comedy in which a war correspondent's wife wants a divorce along with his help in choosing her next husband. (83 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ Julia Seabrook ” - august_pearl
 
50.
Swing Shift Maisie (1943)
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Street-smart Maisie from Brooklyn lands a job at an airplane assembly plant during WWII and falls in love with handsome pilot "Breezy" McLaughlin... (87 mins.)
“ Maisie Ravier ” - august_pearl
 
51.
Thousands Cheer (1943)
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Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter... (125 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
“ Herself ” - august_pearl
 
52.
Cry 'Havoc' (1943)
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A chronicle of the experiences of a mixed group of Army nurses stationed in Bataan during World War II. (97 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ Pat ” - august_pearl
 
53.
Maisie Goes to Reno (1944)
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Maisie is overworked at her defense job and is ordered to take a two week vacation. When she meets Tommy... (90 mins.)
Director: Harry Beaumont
“ Maisie Ravier ” - august_pearl
 
54.
Up Goes Maisie (1946)
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After graduating college Maisie becomes involved both professionally and personally Joe Morton, who's just developed a revolutionary helicopter. (89 mins.)
Director: Harry Beaumont
“ Maisie Ravier ” - august_pearl
 
55.
Undercover Maisie (1947)
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Streetwise but kind-hearted Maisie Ravier has put her vaudeville life behind her, but not its associated outward good looks... (90 mins.)
Director: Harry Beaumont
“ Maisie Ravier ” - august_pearl
 
56.
April Showers (1948)
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A married couple who have a song-and-dance act in vaudeville are in trouble. Their struggling act is going nowhere... (94 mins.)
Director: James V. Kern
“ June Tyme ” - august_pearl
 
57.
Words and Music (1948)
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Fictionalized story of the songwriting partnership of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. (120 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ Joyce Harmon ” - august_pearl
 
58.
A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
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A letter is addressed to three wives from their "best friend" Addie Ross, announcing that she is running away with one of their husbands...but she does not say which one. (103 mins.)
“ Rita Phipps ” - august_pearl
 
59.
The Judge Steps Out (1947)
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A Boston judge bored with his life leaves his family and heads off for adventure. He gets a job as a... (91 mins.)
Director: Boris Ingster
“ Peggy ” - august_pearl
 
60.
Nancy Goes to Rio (1950)
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A mother and daughter compete over the same singing role and, unbeknownst to each other, the same man. (100 mins.)
“ Frances Elliott ” - august_pearl
 
61.
Shadow on the Wall (1950)
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A woman kills her beautiful sister in a rage after finding out she has an affair with her fianc, and later plans on killing the little girl who may have witnessed the murder. (84 mins.)
Director: Pat Jackson
“ Dell Faring ” - august_pearl
 
62.
The Blue Gardenia (1953)
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A telephone operator ends up drunk and at the mercy of a cad in his apartment. The next morning she wakes up with a hangover and the terrible fear she may be a murderess. (85 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Crystal Carpenter ” - august_pearl
 
63.
Lady in the Dark (1954 TV Movie)
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mycroftmy Lady in the Dark is a musical with music by Kurt Weill, and lyrics by Ira Gershwin. It was produced by Sam Harris... (85 mins.)
Director: Max Liebman
“ Liza Elliot ” - august_pearl
 
64.
The Best Man (1964)
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The two front runners for their party's presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the former President's endorsement. (102 mins.)
“ Sue Ellen Gamadge ” - august_pearl
 
65.
Lady in a Cage (1964)
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A woman trapped in a home elevator is terrorized by a group of vicious hoodlums. (94 mins.)
Director: Walter Grauman
“ Sade ” - august_pearl
 
66.
Sylvia (1965)
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Sylvia West is a young poetess engaged to Frederic Summers, an eccentric millionaire. Summers, a man who always fears he is being loved for his money... (115 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
“ Mrs. Argona / Grace Argona ” - august_pearl
 
67.
Chubasco (1967)
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Twenty year-old Chubasco chooses a difficult path of hard labour at ses aboard a fishing boat and learns about how to become a man in the process. (100 mins.)
Director: Allen H. Miner
“ Angela ” - august_pearl
 
68.
The Outsider (1967 TV Movie)
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Pilot for the detective drama series has Darren McGavin playing David Ross, a hard-nosed, private eye/ex-con... (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
“ Mrs. Kozzek ” - august_pearl
 
69.
Congratulations, It's a Boy! (1971 TV Movie)
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A bachelor's life is interrupted by the appearance of a teenager who claims to be his son. (73 mins.)
“ Ethel Gaines ” - august_pearl
 
70.
A Death of Innocence (1971 TV Movie)
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A mother travels to New York to see her daughter who is awaiting trial for murder. The mother is totally... (73 mins.)
Director: Paul Wendkos
“ Annie La Cossit ” - august_pearl
 
71.
Fol-de-Rol (1972 TV Movie)
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A filmed version of Sid and Marty Krofft's 1968 live puppet show, set at a medieval fair. (60 mins.)
Director: Tony Charmoli
“ Queen Gertrude ” - august_pearl
 
72.
The Great Man's Whiskers (1972 TV Movie)
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A ten-year-old girl writes a letter to President Abraham Lincoln urging him to grow a beard. (96 mins.)
Director: Philip Leacock
“ Aunt Margaret Bancroft ” - august_pearl
 
73.
The Weekend Nun (1972 TV Movie)
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True story of Jane Duco, a young nun who also had a job as a probation officer. (78 mins.)
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
“ Mother Bonaventure ” - august_pearl
 
74.
The Killing Kind (1973)
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Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in... (88 mins.)
“ Thelma Lambert ” - august_pearl
 
75.
Golden Needles (1974)
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Various factions are fighting each other to gain possession of a very special statue. The statue itself is not worth much... (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Clouse
“ Fenzie ” - august_pearl
 
76.
Crazy Mama (1975)
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Jonathan Demme directs this joyous relentlessly kitschy celebration of 50's America: opportunity, rock'n'roll... (83 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Sheba ” - august_pearl
 
77.
The Manitou (1978)
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A psychic's girlfriend finds out that a lump on her back is a growing reincarnation of a 400 year-old demonic Native American spirit. (104 mins.)
Director: William Girdler
“ Mrs. Karmann ” - august_pearl
 
78.
The Little Dragons (1979)
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Karate experts attempt to rescue a girl who was kidnapped by a mother and her two psycho sons. (90 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
“ Angel ” - august_pearl
 
79.
A Letter to Three Wives (1985 TV Movie)
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Three women are going on a trip that leaves incommunicado with the rest of the world and before they... (100 mins.)
Director: Larry Elikann
“ Ma Finney ” - august_pearl
 
80.
The Whales of August (1987)
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It's August. Like they have most summers, elderly widowed sisters Libby Strong and Sarah Webber, who live in Philadelphia... (90 mins.)
“ Tisha Doughty ” - august_pearl