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1. Suicide Squad (1935)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.0
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Larry Baker is a young fireman whose daring exploits have led him to receiving a lot of newspaper publicity which goes to his head. His sweetheart, Mary O'Connor, and fire-department ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles E. Roberts, Ray Nazarro, Homer King Gordon | Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Norman Foster, Joyce Compton, Robert Homans, Aggie Herring

Votes: 58

2. Detour (1945)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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Chance events trap hitch-hiker Al Roberts in a tightening net of film noir trouble.

Writer: Martin Goldsmith | Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald

Votes: 9,584

3. Fire Maidens of Outer Space (1956)

Approved | 73 min | Sci-Fi

2.1
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A team of astronauts lands on a moon of Jupiter to find it populated with beautiful young women looking for mates. An old man explains to the explorers the group's story, as well as the moon's dangers.

Writer: Cy Roth | Director: Cy Roth | Stars: Susan Shaw, Anthony Dexter, Paul Carpenter, Jacqueline Curtis

Votes: 1,109

4. Dinosaur Valley Girls (1996)

Unrated | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.4
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Haunted by recurring dreams of Hea-Thor (Denise Ames), a gorgeous cavegirl,and a menacing Allosaurus, action-movie star Tony Markham (Jeff Rector) soon finds himself transported, by means ... See full summary »

Writer: Donald F. Glut | Director: Donald F. Glut | Stars: Jeff Rector, William Marshall, Griffin Drew, Harrison Ray

Votes: 161

5. The Man from Planet X (1951)

Approved | 70 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.8
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As a mysterious planet hurls itself toward earth, an enigmatic extraterrestrial scout arrives on a remote Scottish island with unknown intentions.

Writers: Aubrey Wisberg, Jack Pollexfen | Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Raymond Bond, William Schallert

Votes: 1,712

6. Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)

Not Rated | 58 min | Action, Drama, Family

6.0
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When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertantly cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy.

Writer: Robert Maxwell | Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey, Walter Reed

Votes: 1,075

7. The Killer Shrews (1959)

Not Rated | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.8
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On an isolated island, a small group of people are terrorized by giant voracious shrews in the midst of a hurricane.

Writer: Jay Simms | Director: Ray Kellogg | Stars: James Best, Ingrid Goude, Ken Curtis, Gordon McLendon

Votes: 3,205

8. The Wasp Woman (1959)

Not Rated | 73 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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A cosmetics queen develops a youth formula from jelly taken from queen wasps. She fails to anticipate the typical hoary side- effects.

Writers: Leo Gordon, Kinta Zertuche | Directors: Roger Corman, Jack Hill | Stars: Susan Cabot, Anthony Eisley, Barboura Morris, William Roerick

Votes: 2,654

9. The Giant Gila Monster (1959)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror

3.3
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A giant lizard terrorizes a rural Texas community with a heroic teenager attempting to destroy the creature.

Writers: Ray Kellogg, Jay Simms | Director: Ray Kellogg | Stars: Don Sullivan, Fred Graham, Lisa Simone, Shug Fisher

Votes: 2,623

10. Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962)

Approved | 77 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.8
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Earth sends a five-man team to explore the frozen planet Uranus, only to find a temperate forest and sultry women from their past on it, courtesy of an alien brain with evil designs.

Writers: Sidney W. Pink, Ib Melchior | Director: Sidney W. Pink | Stars: John Agar, Greta Thyssen, Carl Ottosen, Peter Monch

Votes: 952

11. Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957)

Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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A teenage couple accidentally awakens an alien after inadvertently hitting it with their car.

Writers: Robert J. Gurney Jr., Al Martin, Paul W. Fairman | Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Steven Terrell, Gloria Castillo, Frank Gorshin, Raymond Hatton

Votes: 949

12. I Accuse My Parents (1944)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama

2.3
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Young man goes to work for gangsters to impress his nightclub-singer girlfriend.

Writers: Arthur Caesar, Harry L. Fraser, Marjorie Dudley | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Robert Lowell, Mary Beth Hughes, John Miljan, Vivienne Osborne

Votes: 2,209

13. Dracula vs. Frankenstein (1971)

GP | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.1
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Dracula conspires with a mad doctor to resurrect the Frankenstein Monster.

Writers: William Pugsley, Samuel M. Sherman | Director: Al Adamson | Stars: J. Carrol Naish, Lon Chaney Jr., Anthony Eisley, Regina Carrol

Votes: 1,325

14. The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman (1971)

R | 82 min | Horror

5.4
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Elvira is travelling through the French countryside with her friend Genevieve, searching for the lost tomb of a medieval murderess and possible vampire, Countess Wandessa. They find a ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Naschy, Hans Munkel | Director: León Klimovsky | Stars: Paul Naschy, Gaby Fuchs, Barbara Capell, Andrés Resino

Votes: 1,110

15. Blood and Lace (1971)

R | 87 min | Horror

5.7
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After her prostitute mother and her john are beaten to death while they are asleep in bed, teen-aged Ellie Masters is sent to an isolated orphanage run by Mrs. Deere and her handyman. ... See full summary »

Writer: Gil Lasky | Director: Philip S. Gilbert | Stars: Gloria Grahame, Melody Patterson, Milton Selzer, Len Lesser

Votes: 473

16. The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955)

Passed | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.3
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An unusual radioactive rock on the sea bottom mutates the ocean life into a horrible monster. When charred, radioactive bodies begin to drift ashore a scientist and government agent ... See full summary »

Writers: Lou Rusoff, Dorys Lukather | Director: Dan Milner | Stars: Kent Taylor, Cathy Downs, Michael Whalen, Helene Stanton

Votes: 956

17. The Brain from Planet Arous (1957)

Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.3
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Gor, a powerful criminal brain from the planet Arous, assumes the body of scientist Steve March. Through March, he begins to control the world by threatening destruction to any country ... See full summary »

Writer: Ray Buffum | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: John Agar, Joyce Meadows, Robert Fuller, Thomas Browne Henry

Votes: 1,058

18. The Devil Bat (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A mad scientist develops an aftershave lotion that causes his gigantic bats to kill anyone who wears it.

Writers: John T. Neville, George Bricker | Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Suzanne Kaaren, Dave O'Brien, Guy Usher

Votes: 1,820

19. Invisible Ghost (1941)

Approved | 64 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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The town's leading citizen becomes a homicidal maniac after his wife deserts him.

Writers: Helen Martin, Al Martin | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Polly Ann Young, John McGuire, Clarence Muse

Votes: 1,197

20. The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent (1957)

Not Rated | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

2.8
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A group of lonely Viking women build a ship and set off across the sea to locate their missing menfolk, only to fall into the clutches of the barbarians that also hold their men captive. ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence L. Goldman, Irving Block | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Abby Dalton, Susan Cabot, Bradford Jackson, June Kenney

Votes: 929

21. Bluebeard (1944)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

6.0
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In Paris, an artist hires portrait models, and after he finishes their portraits, he strangles them.

Writers: Arnold Lipp, Werner H. Furst, Pierre Gendron | Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Carradine, Jean Parker, Nils Asther, Ludwig Stössel

Votes: 1,254

22. The Mad Monster (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

3.1
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A mad scientist changes his simple-minded handyman into a werewolf in order to prove his supposedly crazy scientific theories - and exact revenge.

Writer: Fred Myton | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Johnny Downs, George Zucco, Anne Nagel, Glenn Strange

Votes: 1,113

23. Indestructible Man (1956)

Approved | 72 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.7
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Scientific experiments accidentally revive an executed criminal and make him impervious to harm, prompting him to seek revenge on his former partners.

Writers: Vy Russell, Sue Dwiggins | Director: Jack Pollexfen | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Max Showalter, Marian Carr, Ross Elliott

Votes: 1,553

24. The Man from Utah (1934)

Approved | 55 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

5.1
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In a horse-riding rodeo contest bad guys want John Weston to lose. When he doesn't go along they add some insurance: a poisoned needle just under his saddle.

Writer: Lindsley Parsons | Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Polly Ann Young, Anita Campillo, Edward Peil Sr.

Votes: 695

25. Some Like It Sexy (1969)

72 min | Comedy

5.0
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A young man fantasizes about fornicating with several women.

Writer: Donovan Winter | Director: Donovan Winter | Stars: Christopher Matthews, Yolande Turner, Annabel Leventon, Valerie St. Helene

Votes: 53

26. Driftin' River (1946)

Approved | 59 min | Music, Western

6.5
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The Army sends Eddie and Soapy to the Morgan ranch to buy horses. But the horses are rustled and the follow-up Army patrol murdered. When Eddie is mistaken for a notorious outlaw, he joins ... See full summary »

Writer: Frances Kavanaugh | Director: Robert Emmett Tansey | Stars: Eddie Dean, Flash, Roscoe Ates, Shirley Patterson

Votes: 56

27. The Golden Idol (1954)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure

5.5
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It's Bomba the Jungle Boy to the rescue when the evil Arab chieftain Ali Ben Mamoud steals a golden idol from the Watusi tribe.

Writers: Roy Rockwood, Ford Beebe | Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Anne Kimbell, Paul Guilfoyle, Leonard Mudie

Votes: 77

28. Kansas Pacific (1953)

Approved | 73 min | Romance, Western

5.8
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With the Civil War about to begin, Southern saboteurs attack frontier railroad construction.

Writer: Daniel B. Ullman | Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Eve Miller, Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon

Votes: 418

29. Ghosts on the Loose (1943)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy

5.7
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The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door "haunted" by mysterious men.

Writer: Kenneth Higgins | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Bela Lugosi

Votes: 958

30. Marihuana (I) (1936)

57 min | Crime, Drama

3.9
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A young girl slowly becomes a dope pusher.

Writer: Hildegarde Stadie | Director: Dwain Esper | Stars: Harley Wood, Hugh McArthur, Pat Carlyle, Paul Ellis

Votes: 507

31. Trouble Makers (1948)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Slip and Sach are in the sidewalk star-gazing business when they see a murder committed in a room at the El Royale Hotel, blocks away. In spite of the fussy-and-fidget objections of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Gerald Schnitzer, Edmond Seward, Tim Ryan | Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, Frankie Darro

Votes: 166

32. East Side Kids (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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A young street kid grows up and becomes a cop when he realizes that crime doesn't pay. One of his childhood friends is in prison for a murder he didn't commit, and the cop looks for ... See full summary »

Writer: William Lively | Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Leon Ames, Dennis Moore, Joyce Bryant, Hal E. Chester

Votes: 165

33. Daddy-O (1958)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Music

2.1
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Phil, a part-time truck driver and singer who wears his pants far too high, meets a feisty platinum blonde who challenges him to a drag race through Griffith Park. When he is caught and ... See full summary »

Writer: David Moessinger | Director: Lou Place | Stars: Dick Contino, Sandra Giles, Bruno VeSota, Gloria Victor

Votes: 675

34. Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)

Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.6
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Astronauts travel to the moon where they discover it is inhabited by attractive young women in black tights.

Writers: Al Zimbalist, Jack Rabin, Roy Hamilton | Director: Arthur Hilton | Stars: Sonny Tufts, Victor Jory, Marie Windsor, William Phipps

Votes: 986

35. Unknown World (1951)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.9
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Scientists use a gigantic drilling machine for an expedition to the center of the earth.

Writer: Millard Kaufman | Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Bruce Kellogg, Otto Waldis, Jim Bannon, Tom Handley

Votes: 632

36. The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

Not Rated | 64 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.3
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A scientist, aided by an old hag & her two sons - a malicious dwarf and a brutish moron, kills virgin brides, steals their bodies, & extracts gland fluid to keep his ancient wife alive and young.

Writers: Sam Robins, Gerald Schnitzer, Harvey Gates | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Luana Walters, Tristram Coffin, Elizabeth Russell

Votes: 2,063

37. Escort Girl (1943)

68 min | Crime, Drama

4.0
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A pair of nightclub owners run a string of escort bureaus where men pay for the "companionship" of young women. The district attorney sends an undercover agent to infiltrate the bureaus.

Writers: David Halperin, Ann Halperin | Director: Edward E. Kaye | Stars: Betty Compson, Margaret Marquis, Robert Kellard, Wheeler Oakman

Votes: 151

38. Miracle in Harlem (1948)

Approved | 71 min | Mystery, Romance

5.9
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A crooked real estate tycoon tricks a trusting young woman out of her small candy store. When he is found dead, the girl is suspected of the crime.

Writer: Vincent Valentini | Director: Jack Kemp | Stars: Hilda Offley, Sheila Guyse, Kenneth Freeman, William Greaves

Votes: 42

39. Vampire Over London (1952)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Horror

3.2
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The mysterious figure known as the Vampire comes to England to complete experiments in his mad bid to gain control of the world. When the radar-controlled Robot which he had ordered shipped... See full summary »

Writer: Val Valentine | Director: John Gilling | Stars: Arthur Lucan, Bela Lugosi, Dora Bryan, Philip Leaver

Votes: 522

40. The Lawless Frontier (1934)

Passed | 59 min | Romance, Western

5.1
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Mexican outlaw Zanti killed John Tobin's parents. John teams up with Dusty, also hurt by Zanti, to get the bad guy.

Writer: Robert N. Bradbury | Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Sheila Terry, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Jack Rockwell

Votes: 620

41. The Trail Beyond (1934)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.4
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Rod Drew hunts for a missing girl and finds himself in a fight over a goldmine as well.

Writers: James Oliver Curwood, Lindsley Parsons | Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Noah Beery, Verna Hillie, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 534

42. Black Magic (1944)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Charlie searches for a murderer amidst numerous ghosts conjured up by a strange variety of spiritualists and occultists.

Writers: Earl Derr Biggers, George Callahan | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Frances Chan, Joseph Crehan

Votes: 1,009

43. Revenge of the Zombies (1943)

Approved | 61 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

4.6
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Scott Warrington and his hired detective, Larry Adams, arrive at an old mansion in the middle of a Louisiana swamp to meet his brother-in-law, Dr. Max von Altermann shortly after the death ... See full summary »

Writers: Edmond Kelso, Van Norcross | Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: John Carradine, Gale Storm, Robert Lowery, Bob Steele

Votes: 414

44. The Pace That Kills (1935)

68 min | Drama

3.9
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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."

Director: William A. O'Connor | Stars: Lois January, Noel Madison, Sheila Bromley, Dean Benton

Votes: 390

45. The Cosmic Man (1959)

Passed | 72 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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A spherical UFO proves to contain one alien visitor. How to deal with him? Investigators disagree...

Writer: Arthur C. Pierce | Director: Herbert S. Greene | Stars: John Carradine, Bruce Bennett, Angela Greene, Paul Langton

Votes: 250

46. Voodoo Man (1944)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.2
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Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion, attempting to revive his beautiful, but long-dead, wife, by transferring the life essences of several hapless ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Charles | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, George Zucco, Wanda McKay

Votes: 399

47. Missile to the Moon (1958)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

3.6
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Escaped convicts Gary and Lon are caught hiding in a rocket by scientist Dirk Green, who forces them to pilot the ship to the moon. Dirk, who's secretly a moon being, wants to return to his... See full summary »

Writers: H.E. Barrie, Vincent Fotre | Director: Richard E. Cunha | Stars: Richard Travis, Cathy Downs, K.T. Stevens, Tommy Cook

Votes: 624

48. Fog Island (1945)

Unrated | 72 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.1
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A man invites a group of people to a holiday in his island home, intending to exact revenge on them.

Writers: Pierre Gendron, Bernadine Angus | Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: George Zucco, Lionel Atwill, Jerome Cowan, Sharon Douglas

Votes: 414

49. Dark Alibi (1946)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A public defender enlists Charlie to exonerate one of his clients, an ex-con falsely accused of bank robbery and murder, scheduled for execution in nine days.

Writers: George Callahan, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter, Benson Fong

Votes: 803

50. The Monster Maker (1944)

Unrated | 62 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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Mad scientist injects his enemies with acromegaly virus, causing them to become hideously deformed.

Writers: Larry Williams, Pierre Gendron, Martin Mooney, Nell O'Day | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: J. Carrol Naish, Ralph Morgan, Tala Birell, Wanda McKay

Votes: 665