Most Popular Titles With William Collier Sr.
2. The Murder Man (1935)
Passed | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a crooked businessman is fatally shot, a hotshot New York newspaper reporter specializing in murder stories narrows in on the dead man's associate.
3. Up the River (1930)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When paroled trustee Steve and former inmate Judy who try to put their criminal lives behind them are blackmailed, two career criminals come to their rescue.
4. Hot Saturday (1932)
73 min | Drama, Romance
A pretty but virtuous small-town bank clerk is the victim of a vicious rumor from an unsuccessful suitor that she spent the night with a notorious womanizer.
5. Cain and Mabel (1936)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A talented boxer and a gifted dancer hope to increase their waning popularity by inventing a fictitious love affair for the benefit of the tabloids.
8. Disputed Passage (1939)
Passed | 87 min | Drama, War
A doctor's medical studies are threatened by his infatuation with a Chinese girl. The girl returns to China, but complications ensue when she runs into him in Nanking during a Japanese bombing raid.
9. Thanks for the Memory (II) (1938)
75 min | Comedy
Bob Hope is an out of work writer who stays home and plays house husband while his wife goes to work for her former fiancé and Hope's publisher who is still carrying a torch for her.
10. Happy Days (1929)
Passed | 80 min | Musical
Margie, singer on a showboat, decides to try her luck in New York inspite of being in love with the owners grandson. She is successful, but suddenly she hears that the showboat is in deep ... See full summary »
13. Seas Beneath (1931)
Approved | 90 min | Action, Drama, War
In the waning days of WWI, a U.S. "Mystery Ship," sets sail for the coast of Spain towing a submarine. Their mission is to find and sink a U-boat that has been especially effective in ... See full summary »
14. Annabelle's Affairs (1931)
76 min | Romance
After only 11 hours of marriage, Annabelle and her husband separate-not knowing what each other truly looks like. Annabelle is given stocks in a mining enterprise by her husband and told ... See full summary »
16. Love on a Bet (1936)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
In order to raise money to produce a play (as well as prove that the plot isn't ridiculous), Michael McCreigh makes a bet with his Uncle Carlton that he can begin in Central Park in his ... See full summary »
17. She Wanted a Millionaire (1932)
Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Impoverished Jane Miller is loved by millionaire Roger and newspaperman William. Though William warns her otherwise, she goes with the millionaire to his French chateau where she risks ... See full summary »
18. Josette (1938)
73 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Two young men try to wrest their father from the clutches of a gold digger but by mistake think the woman is a young nightclub singer with whom they both fall in love.
19. Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (1936)
110 min | Drama
Gladys George, a superlative actress often wasted in secondary roles, carries her starring assignment in Valiant is the Word for Carrie with singular brilliance. George plays the town ... See full summary »
23. The Brat (1931)
60 min | Comedy
A society novelist brings a brash young chorus girl home in order to study her for inspiration for his new novel. His family is distraught, but soon her behavior has forever altered their ... See full summary »
24. Give Us This Night (1936)
73 min | Musical
Antonio, a singing Neapolitan fisherman who loves opera, is in trouble after throwing some eggs at a bad tenor. Trying to elude the carabinieri he hides in church and finds himself singing ... See full summary »
25. Say It in French (1938)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy
In this farcical comedy, a couple with money woes arrange a financially motivated marriage between their golf-pro son and a wealthy heiress. Little do they know, their son has already been wed while playing a tournament in France.
26. Face in the Sky (1933)
Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Sign painters Joe and Lucky travel around New England looking for jobs. After Joe uses Madge as a model, she hides in their wagon. The painters are about to be charged with kidnapping until... See full summary »
27. A Successful Failure (1934)
Passed | 62 min | Comedy
Ellery Cushing is full of catchy sayings and old-fashioned wisdom. But all that his family cares about is how much money he makes, and all that his boss at the newspaper sees is that ... See full summary »
28. Miracle on Main Street (1939)
78 min | Drama
On Christmas Eve in the Spanish quarter of L.A. police try to arrest a couple running a shady floor show. Hiding in a church, the girl finds an abandoned baby and uses it as cover to escape... See full summary »
29. The Bride Comes Home (1935)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance
A penniless socialite is hired by two young men as a front in their plan to start a magazine. Soon, however, they find themselves more interested in her than in their publishing venture.
30. High Society Blues (1930)
102 min | Musical, Romance
When the high class Divine family meet the newly rich Grangers from Iowa as neighbors in New York and Eleanor Divine is attracted to Eddie Granger instead of the aristocratic pairing her ... See full summary »
31. 6 Cylinder Love (1931)
79 min | Comedy
Troubles begin for the Sterlings when they buy an expensive car. Friends press them for rides; Marilyn has an accident which Gilbert must get $5,000 from his boss to pay for. They finally ... See full summary »
34. Cheaters (1934)
Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A criminal gang is after a rich man's money. A female member of the gang gets the bright idea of getting him to marry her, then getting a healthy settlement after a quick divorce.
35. The Hard-Boiled Canary (1941)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A young girl fresh out of reform school who is singing in a burlesque show is offered a scholarship to a famous music camp by the camp's owner. She must overcome the suspicions of the other students in order to prove herself.
40. Annapolis Farewell (1935)
75 min | Drama
Commodore Fitzhugh, an old retired naval officer, lives at the Annapolis Naval Academy and, unhappy with the "modern" navy, likes to talk about his days in the "old" navy, especially about ... See full summary »
41. I'm from Missouri (1939)
80 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Sweeney Bliss, champion mule raiser in Missouri, takes his prize mule Samson to London, where the British government is trying to decide whether to buy mules or tractors for its colonial ... See full summary »
43. The Hottentot (1922)
60 min | Comedy
A young man happens to have the same name as a famous steeplechase jockey, and when he finds out that people keep mistaking him for the jockey (even though he's never been on a horse in his... See full summary »