Most Popular Titles With William Halligan
1. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband. Once the deed is done, they must live with the consequences of their actions.
3. The Big Street (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Little Pinks is in love with a nightclub singer named Gloria. But it is a unrequited love as she does not know that he exists. Pinks is a shy busboy and Gloria only goes out with men who ... See full summary »
4. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)
Unrated | 132 min | Biography, Musical
Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,557 | Gross: $6.72M
5. The Dark Mirror (1946)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A man is found murdered, with witnesses convinced about the woman they saw leaving his apartment. However, it becomes apparent that the woman has a twin, and finding out which one is the killer seems impossible.
7. The Seventh Victim (1943)
Approved | 71 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A woman in search of her missing sister uncovers a Satanic cult in New York's Greenwich Village, and finds that they may have something to do with her sibling's random disappearance.
8. Moontide (1942)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man. In his uncertainty, he takes a job on an isolated bait barge. That night, he rescues ... See full summary »
9. Hired Wife (1940)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy
Cement company CEO Stephen Dexter asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a wife in name only, an arrangement made to protect his finances from an attempt at a hostile business takeover.... See full summary »
13. Life Begins at Eight-Thirty (1942)
85 min | Drama
Kathy lives in a cramped New York flat with her father Madden Thomas, a celebrated actor brought down by drink. Lame from an early age and feeling trapped with her father in her small world... See full summary »
14. Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)
Approved | 91 min | Musical, Romance, Western
Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a ... See full summary »
15. Lucky Jordan (1942)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Lucky Jordan, cynical gambler and racketeer, finds one thing his luck and connections can't fix: the draft board. In the army, he fits like the proverbial square peg, and deserts...to find ... See full summary »
16. Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)
Passed | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Anything can happen during a weekend at New York's Waldorf-Astoria: a glamorous movie star meets a world-weary war correspondent and mistakes him for a jewel thief; a soldier learns that ... See full summary »
17. My Gal Sal (1942)
103 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical
Chronicles the early life of gay nineties-era songwriter Paul Dresser as he outgrows his job as carnival entertainer and moves up into New York society, writing one hit song after another. ... See full summary »
18. One Way Passage (1932)
Unrated | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A terminally ill woman and a debonair murderer facing execution meet and fall in love on a trans-Pacific crossing, each without knowing the other's secret.
19. Tom Dick and Harry (1941)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Working girl Janie is proposed to by a conservative car salesman, a bohemian auto mechanic, and a millionaire playboy and must make a choice.
20. 'Til We Meet Again (1940)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst to one another.
21. Third Finger, Left Hand (1940)
Passed | 96 min | Comedy
Magazine editor Margot Merrick pretends to be married in order to avoid advances from male colleagues. Unfortunately, things don't go to plan when Jeff Thompson, a potential suitor, ... See full summary »
22. The Hairy Ape (1944)
92 min | Drama, Film-Noir
During the 1940s, social class conflict is depicted when a spoiled socialite, traveling on a freighter, calls the ship's head stoker a hairy ape, provoking him into stalking the rich woman once ashore in New York.
23. Remember the Day (1941)
Passed | 86 min | Drama, Romance, War
Elderly schoolteacher Nora Trinell, waiting to meet presidential nominee Dewey Roberts, recalls him as her student back in 1916 and his relation to Dan Hopkins, the man she married and lost.
24. Coney Island (1943)
Approved | 96 min | Musical, Comedy
Set at the turn of the century, smooth talking con man Eddie Johnson weasels his way into a job at friend and rival Joe Rocco's Coney Island night spot. Eddie meets the club's star ... See full summary »
25. The Stork Club (1945)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A hat-check girl at the Stork Club (Hutton) saves the life of a drowning man (Fitzgerald). A rich man, he decides to repay her by anonymously giving her a bank account, a luxury apartment ... See full summary »
26. Dancers in the Dark (1932)
Approved | 74 min | Drama
A bandleader tries to romance a dancer by sending her boyfriend, a musician, out of town. However, things get complicated when he finds out that a gangster has designs on her too.
27. Jive Junction (1943)
Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A young, classical-trained musician, Peter Crane, transfers from the Conservatory to Clinton High School, where he finds his music in conflict to that of the high school's world of jive and... See full summary »
28. San Quentin (1946)
Passed | 66 min | Drama, Romance
Television viewer seeing this for the first time: Gee whiz, it's in black-and-white and was made in the 40's and is about crime and...Eureka!...another "noir" film is discovered. How about ... See full summary »
30. Paper Bullets (1941)
Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Circumstances force naive Dorothy Adams into serving an unjust prison term, but she emerges from it a cynical criminal who rises to power in the local crime organization.
31. The Spider (1945)
Approved | 63 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
An ex-cop who is now a private detective is hired by a woman to be the go-between in retrieving an important envelope from her partner. The detective has the partner come to his apartment ... See full summary »
32. Pilot #5 (1943)
Passed | 71 min | Drama, Romance, War
A small group of Allied soldiers and airmen on Java are being bombed by Japanese 'planes daily. With only one working fighter of their own, and five pilots anxious to fly it, the Dutch ... See full summary »
33. Dixie (1943)
Approved | 89 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most... See full summary »
34. The Well-Groomed Bride (1946)
75 min | Comedy, Romance
A man and a woman fight over the last bottle of champagne left in San Francisco--she wants it for a wedding, and he wants to use it to christen a ship.
35. Time Out of Mind (1947)
Approved | 88 min | Drama
The son of a wealthy Maine shipping magnate causes a crisis in the family when he announces that he wants a career in music rather than in the family business.
37. Lady and Gent (1932)
84 min | Drama, Sport
Fresh young boxer Buzz Kinney is just out of college. He's able to knock out Stag Bailey when the veteran becomes over confident. Later Buzz is a worn out wreck with a broken nose and cauliflower ear.
38. It Happened in Flatbush (1942)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Sport
A washed up baseball player (Lloyd Nolan) returns to Brooklyn to manage his old team but ends up clashing with the beautiful new owner (Carole Landis)
39. Show Business (1944)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A song-and-dance man and his comic partner undergo romantic ups and downs when they team up with a female duo and transition from burlesque to vaudeville.
40. The Great Mike (1944)
72 min | Comedy, Drama
Story of a boy and his horse. Mike is the horse and is owned by Speck (Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer) and his best friend Jimmy (Rober "Buzz" Henry), together they have a paper route, on which ... See full summary »
41. Double Cross (1941)
Passed | 61 min | Crime, Drama
When a cop is shot dead during a raid, and another is mistakenly shot for killing him, his fellow officer friend goes undercover on his own to bust up the criminal's operation.
42. The Remarkable Andrew (1942)
Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Fantasy
When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in ... See full summary »
43. The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Mystery
When a dead body turns up in the home of a famous actress, two reporters (who also happen to be in love with one another) compete to get the real scoop.
44. You Can't Fool Your Wife (1940)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy
Andrew and Clara are school sweethearts whose marriage goes stale after five years. Andrew is a hard worker at the firm, but it seems that all he does is work. When Mr. Battincourt from ... See full summary »
45. Blessed Event (1932)
80 min | Drama, Comedy
Al Roberts writes a gossip column for the Daily Express. He will write about anyone and everyone as long as he gets the credit. He gets into a little difficulty with a hood named Goebel who... See full summary »
46. High Pressure (1932)
73 min | Comedy
Gar Evans is a "high pressure" promoter who tends to be unrealistically optimistic about his projects and exaggerates the chance of success. He sets up the "Golden Gate Artificial Rubber ... See full summary »
47. Riders of the Deadline (1943)
Approved | 70 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
When Hoppy's falsely accused young friend is killed while supposedly trying to escape from jail, an embittered Hoppy is blamed and drummed out of the Texas Rangers.
49. Emergency Landing (1941)
Passed | 64 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A test pilot and his weather observer develop a "robot" control so airplanes can be flown without pilots, but enemy agents get wind of it and try to steal it or destroy it.
50. The Public Defender (1931)
Passed | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Rich playboy Pike Winslow dons the mantle of 'The Reckoner', a mysterious avenger, when he learns that his lady friend Barbara Gerry's father has been framed in a bank embezzlement scandal.... See full summary »
51. Follow the Leader (1930)
Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Ed Wynn, a waiter, tries to get hit employers daughter a start on the stage; Ginger Rogers replaces Ethel Merman when Merman is kidnapped.
52. The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941)
68 min | Comedy, Western
Rodeo rider Lank tries his hand at movie making. Spoiled established star Crystal throws tantrums, but after the rodeo she's easy for Lank to handle. It's the "Taming of the Shrew" ... See full summary »
54. Mr. Celebrity (1941)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
The grandparents, Daniel Mason(William Halligan) and Mrs. Mason (Laura Treadwell) of Danny Mason (Robert 'Buzz' Henry)), an orphaned boy, are trying to have him put into their custody ... See full summary »
55. Within These Walls (1945)
71 min | Drama
Michael Howland, a stern hanging judge, is assigned to take over a chaotic prison. There Michael imposes a strict regime of discipline on the inmates. He is similarly rigid and harsh with ... See full summary »
57. Black Hills Express (1943)
Approved | 56 min | Western
Lon Walker is an outlaw with a price on his head, but the manager, Raymond Harper, of the Black Hills Division of Wells Fargo is sure Lon is the only man tough enough to stop the holdups ... See full summary »
60. Blonde Comet (1941)
Passed | 67 min | Animation, Action, Drama
Beverly Blake, the 'Blonde Comet," and the daughter of a tire-manufacturer, gets behind the wheel of a race-car, and is soon tearing up the tracks and winning races in Italy, France and ... See full summary »
61. We Go Fast (1941)
Passed | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two cops (Curtis, Deforest) flirt with highway restaurant waitress (Bari) who falls for Oriental businessman (Mohr) who turns out to be a crook.
62. Everything's Rosie (1931)
Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Romance
A carnival huckster and his 17-year-old foster daughter try to be accepted by the townspeople when she and a handsome lad fall in love.
63. Henry Aldrich, Editor (1942)
72 min | Comedy
Henry (James Lydon) gets into another jam when he becomes the editor of the Centerville Hish School newspaper. The Fire Chief suspects him when he covers fires.
67. Broadway Big Shot (1942)
59 min | Drama
In an effort to obtain a true story from Davis, a swindler who had taken the rap to protect some higher-ups, professional football star/reporter Jim O'Brien is sent to State Prison under ... See full summary »
70. Earl of Puddlestone (1940)
67 min | Comedy
When Betty's father sees the condescending attitude displayed toward her by a rich family, he decides to get back at them by making them believe that his family has "royal" connections.
72. Murder Among Friends (1941)
67 min | Mystery
When a number of old men being to die off, all beneficiaries of a policy established when they were in college, insurance clerk Mary Lou and her boyfriend Dr. Wilson investigate.
73. Tin Hat Harmony (1934)
10 min | Short, Musical
Abe Lyman costumes his band as WW1 dough-boys. They entertain with a repertoire of martial songs which include: Semper Fideles, 12 St. Rag, Hinky Dinky Parley Voo, It's A Long Way To ... See full summary »
74. Waltzing Around (1929)
28 min | Comedy, Short
Two zany transients get jobs as vendors at a sports arena. One of them accidently knocks out one of the fighters, and must take his place, with his partner acting as referee.
78. The Circus Show-Up (1932)
Passed | 18 min | Mystery, Short
The sixth in The Shadow series of shorts from Universal. In this one the circus trapeze artist falls to her death when someone flips the light switch just as she starts her famed triple ... See full summary »