Earliest Titles With Harry C. Bradley


1. Wife Wanted (1946)

73 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Career-slipping movie star Carole Raymond (Kay Francis) buys in as a real estate partner of Jeff Caldwell (Paul Cavanagh). Actually, through his secretary, Nola Reed (Veda Ann Borg), ... See full summary »

Writers: Caryl Coleman, Sidney Sutherland, Robert E. Callahan | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Kay Francis, Paul Cavanagh, Robert Shayne, Veda Ann Borg

2. Youth on Trial (1945)

59 min | Drama

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A female juvenile court judge learns that her own daughter is one of the town delinquents in this minor low-budget potboiler.

Writer: Michael Jacoby | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Cora Sue Collins, David Reed, Eric Sinclair, Georgia Bayes

3. Mr. Skeffington (1944)

Approved | 146 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge, and predictable complications result.

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Elizabeth von Arnim | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel, George Coulouris

4. And Now Tomorrow (1944)

86 min | Drama

7.0
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Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Partos, Raymond Chandler, Rachel Field | Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Alan Ladd, Loretta Young, Susan Hayward, Barry Sullivan

5. Belle of the Yukon (1944)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.4
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Set in the days of the great Canadian Gold Rush, this rousing musical stars Randolph Scott as a "reformed" con artist-turned-dance hall owner whose girlfriend, singer Gypsy Rose Lee, tries ... See full summary »

Writers: Houston Branch, James Edward Grant | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Randolph Scott, Gypsy Rose Lee, Dinah Shore, Bob Burns

6. Knickerbocker Holiday (1944)

85 min | Comedy, History, Musical

6.0
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It's 1650 in New Amsterdam, and Brom Broeck, a young outspoken newspaper publisher is arrested for printing advanced opinions on the undemocratic rule of Govenor "Peg-Leg" Stuyvesant. While... See full summary »

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Kurt Weill, Thomas Lennon, David Boehm, Rowland Leigh, Harold Goldman | Director: Harry Joe Brown | Stars: Nelson Eddy, Charles Coburn, Constance Dowling, Ernest Cossart

7. The Town Went Wild (1944)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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Feuding fathers deal with the shocking news that their sons were switched at birth, meaning that one of their daughters is about to marry her own brother.

Writers: Bernard B. Roth, Clarence Greene, Russell Rouse | Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Freddie Bartholomew, Jimmy Lydon, Edward Everett Horton, Tom Tully

8. Make Your Own Bed (1944)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy

5.5
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Walter and Vivian live in the country and have a difficult time keeping servants. Walter hires an private detective who has been fired for arresting the District Attorney. They only way ... See full summary »

Writers: Francis Swann, Edmund Joseph, Richard Weil, Harvey J. O'Higgins, Harriet Ford | Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Jack Carson, Jane Wyman, Irene Manning, Alan Hale

9. Bowery to Broadway (1944)

94 min | Comedy

7.6
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Two Bowery vaudevillians find success in producing shows on Broadway, but when one of them suddenly departs to work for a beautiful woman, a feud erupts.

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, Edmund Joseph, Bart Lytton | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Maria Montez, Jack Oakie, Susanna Foster, Turhan Bey

10. Henry Aldrich's Little Secret (1944)

75 min | Comedy

7.9
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Henry and Dizzy have a baby sitting service and get more than they bargain for when the mother of a 10 month old leaves town to clear her husband of a crime.

Writers: Val Burton, Aleen Leslie | Director: Hugh Bennett | Stars: Jimmy Lydon, Charles Smith, John Litel, Olive Blakeney

11. Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944)

65 min | Comedy

7.7
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Henry Aldrich (James Lydon) tries to match his unfriendly teacher, Mr. Bradley (vaughan Glaser) with a wife. Henry hopes the teacher will become friendly enough to let him graduate with ... See full summary »

Writers: Muriel Roy Bolton, Val Burton, Aleen Leslie | Director: Hugh Bennett | Stars: Jimmy Lydon, Charles Smith, John Litel, Olive Blakeney

12. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.

Writers: Bertolt Brecht, Fritz Lang, John Wexley | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Anna Lee, Gene Lockhart

13. Princess O'Rourke (1943)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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A pilot falls in love with a woman he believes is heading cross country to become a maid, little suspecting that she's actually a princess.

Writer: Norman Krasna | Director: Norman Krasna | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn, Jack Carson

14. Girl Crazy (1943)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Rich kid Danny Churchill (Rooney) has a taste for wine, women and song, but not for higher education. So his father ships him to an all-male college out West where there's not supposed to ... See full summary »

Writers: Fred F. Finklehoffe, Guy Bolton, Jack McGowan | Directors: Norman Taurog, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Gil Stratton, Robert E. Strickland

15. They Got Me Covered (1943)

95 min | Comedy, Musical, War

6.7
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Bumbling reporter Robert Kittredge has been fired after bungling his latest assignment. His career isn't all he's botched up: his girlfriend Chris is tired of waiting for him to marry her. ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Kurnitz, Frank Fenton, Lynn Root, Leo Rosten, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: David Butler | Stars: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Lenore Aubert, Otto Preminger

16. Dixie (1943)

Approved | 89 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.7
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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 »

Writers: Claude Binyon, William Rankin, Karl Tunberg, Darrell Ware | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour, Billy De Wolfe, Marjorie Reynolds

17. Someone to Remember (1943)

80 min | Drama

7.5
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An elderly woman whose son disappeared years before refuses to move when her apartment building is turned into a college dormitory for male students, as she is convinced that he will return... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Hyland, Ben Ames Williams | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Mabel Paige, Harry Shannon, John Craven, Dorothy Morris

18. Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour (1943)

72 min | Comedy

7.6
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Henry Aldrich becomes the most sought after guy in town when he wins a date with a movie star.

Writers: Edwin Blum, Aleen Leslie | Director: Hugh Bennett | Stars: Jimmy Lydon, Charles Smith, John Litel, Olive Blakeney

19. Family Troubles (1943)

10 min | Family, Short, Comedy

4.4
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Janet finds herself being treated unfairly by her family; her sister, Aurelia, receives all the attention, and she is constantly being scolded when she tries to obtain some attention. ... See full summary »

Writers: Hal Law, Robert A. McGowan | Director: Herbert Glazer | Stars: Robert Blake, Janet Burston, Billy 'Froggy' Laughlin, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

20. Top Man (1943)

74 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Writers: Zachary Gold, Ken Goldsmith | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Susanna Foster, Lillian Gish, Richard Dix

21. The Gay Sisters (1942)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Fiona, Evelyn and Susanna are sisters. Their mother dies on the Lusitania, their father is killed in France, they must manage their Fifth Avenue mansion by themselves. Fiona marries Charles... See full summary »

Writers: Lenore J. Coffee, Stephen Longstreet | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Donald Crisp

22. The Pay Off (1942)

Passed | 74 min | Action, Crime, Film-Noir

5.7
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The city's District Attorney is murdered, and a newspaper reporter investigates. He starts finding out that everything wasn't quite as cut and dried as it appeared to be.

Writers: Edward Dein, Arthur Hoerl | Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Lee Tracy, Tom Brown, Tina Thayer, Evelyn Brent

23. Blondie Goes to College (1942)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy

6.7
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Dagwood decides to go to college. Blondie goes along with him, keeping their marriage a secret. They send Baby Dumpling off to military school where he becomes top sergeant. Blondie is ... See full summary »

Writers: Chic Young, Lou Breslow, Clyde Bruckman, Warren Wilson | Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Daisy

24. Sing Your Worries Away (1942)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Musical

5.9
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This package for comedy and the musical numbers has Luke Brown being drugged by the gangster operators of the swank Boathouse Inn; most notably Roxie a sexy pickpocket. Brown has ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Belden, Erwin S. Gelsey, Charles E. Roberts, Monte Brice | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Bert Lahr, June Havoc, Buddy Ebsen, Patsy Kelly

25. Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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In the shanty town called the Cabbage Patch, Mrs. Wiggs scrabbles for survival with her brood of children and hopes for the return of her husband, who left many years before.

Writers: Doris Anderson, Anne Crawford Flexner, William Slavens McNutt, Alice Hegan Rice, Jane Storm | Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Fay Bainter, Carolyn Lee, Hugh Herbert, Barbara Jo Allen

26. Yokel Boy (1942)

Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.3
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A "Perfect Movie Fan",Joe Ruddy, is brought to Hollywood as a publicity stunt, and is put in charge of a production company as a gag, but everybody isn't in on the gag, and Joe imports a ... See full summary »

Writers: Isabel Dawn, Russell Rouse | Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Albert Dekker, Joan Davis, Eddie Foy Jr., Alan Mowbray

27. Busses Roar (1942)

Approved | 58 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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A saboteur tries to place a bomb on a bus.

Writers: George Bilson, Anthony Coldeway | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Richard Travis, Julie Bishop, Charles Drake, Eleanor Parker

28. Get Hep to Love (1942)

71 min | Drama, Musical

7.4
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Orphan prodigy singer runs away from her oppressive aunt and tricks a rural couple into adopting her.

Writers: Jay Dratler, M.M. Musselman | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Gloria Jean, Donald O'Connor, Jane Frazee, Robert Paige

29. Hi, Neighbor (1942)

72 min | Comedy, Musical

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Writers: Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Jean Parker, John Archer, Janet Beecher, Marilyn Hare

30. Frisco Lil (1942)

Approved | 60 min | Drama

5.8
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Lil becomes a dealer in a gambling casino in order to get the information she needs to clear her father of a murder charge. She also falls in love with lawyer Brewster.

Writers: George Bricker, Dorcas Cochran, Michael Jacoby, Arthur V. Jones | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Irene Hervey, Kent Taylor, Minor Watson, Jerome Cowan

31. The Big Store (1941)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A detective is hired to protect the life of a singer, who has recently inherited a department store, from the store's crooked manager.

Writers: Sid Kuller, Hal Fimberg, Ray Golden, Nat Perrin | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Tony Martin

32. The Black Cat (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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Elderly Henrietta Winslow lives in an isolated mansion with her housekeeper and beloved cats. As her health fails, her greedy relatives gather in anticipation of her death.

Writers: Robert Lees, Robert Neville, Edgar Allan Poe, Frederic I. Rinaldo, Eric Taylor | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Hugh Herbert, Broderick Crawford, Bela Lugosi

33. Men of Boys Town (1941)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

6.5
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Mr. and Mrs. Maitland invite Whitey to their home on a trial basis. Whitey tries to visit a friend in reform school and inmate Flip is hiding in car as Whitey leaves. Flip steals money and ... See full summary »

Writer: James Kevin McGuinness | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Bobs Watson, Larry Nunn

34. The Monster and the Girl (1941)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.1
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After a young woman is coerced into prostitution and her brother framed for murder by an organized crime syndicate, retribution in the form of an ape visits the mobsters.

Writer: Stuart Anthony | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Ellen Drew, Robert Paige, Paul Lukas, Joseph Calleia

35. Sweetheart of the Campus (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.3
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A college Principal objects to a nightclub opening near his campus.

Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Edmund L. Hartmann | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Ruby Keeler, Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Gordon Oliver

36. New York Town (1941)

94 min | Comedy

6.7
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Writers: Lewis Meltzer, Jo Swerling | Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Mary Martin, Akim Tamiroff, Robert Preston

37. They Dare Not Love (1941)

75 min | Drama, War

6.4
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An Austrian prince flees his homeland when the Nazis take over and settles in London. While in London, he meets a beautiful Austrian émigré who makes him realize his mistake in leaving ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Bennett, James Edward Grant, Ernest Vajda | Directors: James Whale, Victor Fleming, Charles Vidor | Stars: George Brent, Martha Scott, Paul Lukas, Sig Arno

38. Blondie in Society (1941)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy

7.2
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Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.

Writers: Karen DeWolf, Eleanore Griffin, Chic Young | Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Daisy

39. Mystery Ship (1941)

65 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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FBI agents Allan Harper and Tommy Baker are in charge of a group of subversives, spies and saboteurs that the US government is deporting to foreign countries aboard a ship. The deportees attempt to take over the ship.

Writers: Houston Branch, Alex Gottlieb, David Silverstein | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Paul Kelly, Lola Lane, Larry Parks, Trevor Bardette

40. Buy Me That Town (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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With the gang business washed up, Rickey Deane, suave first lieutenant to racketeer Chink Moran, and Louie Lanzer, a has-been fighter with itchy fingers, decide to take a peaceful vacation ... See full summary »

Writers: Murray Boltinoff, Harry A. Gourfair, Gordon Kahn, Martin Rackin | Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Constance Moore, Albert Dekker, Sheldon Leonard

41. Golden Hoofs (1941)

68 min | Comedy

5.9
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Jane's grandfather must sell his trotting horse farm. She falls for the business-minded young man who buys it and hopes to teach him the pleasures of trotting.

Writers: Roy Chanslor, Ben Grauman Kohn, Thomas Langan | Director: Lynn Shores | Stars: Jane Withers, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Kay Aldridge, George Irving

42. Hello, Sucker (1941)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Comedy

7.8
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A young couple buy a bankrupt vaudeville booking agency, and try to make it a success.

Writers: Maurice Leo, Paul Girard Smith, Arthur T. Horman | Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Hugh Herbert, Tom Brown, Peggy Moran, Lewis Howard

43. The Stork Pays Off (1941)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy

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Gangster Deak Foster and his three henchmen, Brains Moran, Ears-to-the-Ground Hinkle and Photofinish Farris, take over what they think is a night club run by a rival, Stud Rocco, only to ... See full summary »

Writers: Aleen Leslie, Fanya Foss | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Victor Jory, Rochelle Hudson, Maxie Rosenbloom, Horace McMahon

44. His Girl Friday (1940)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

Writers: Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart

45. Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)

Approved | 220 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

7.1
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Flash and his friends return to planet Mongo for an antidote to the Purple Death. But Ming the Merciless has other plans for them...

Writers: George H. Plympton, Basil Dickey, Barry Shipman, Alex Raymond | Directors: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton, Anne Gwynne

46. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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An aspiring reporter is the key witness at the murder trial of a young man accused of cutting a café owner's throat and is soon accused of a similar crime himself.

Writer: Frank Partos | Director: Boris Ingster | Stars: Peter Lorre, John McGuire, Margaret Tallichet, Charles Waldron

47. Road to Singapore (1940)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Bing Crosby and Bob Hope star in the first of the 'Road to' movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore - until they meet Dorothy Lamour.

Writers: Don Hartman, Frank Butler, Harry Hervey | Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Charles Coburn

48. The Invisible Woman (1940)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.1
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An attractive model with an ulterior motive volunteers as guinea pig for an invisibility machine.

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Joe May, Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo, Gertrude Purcell | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Virginia Bruce, John Barrymore, John Howard, Charles Ruggles

49. Edison, the Man (1940)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.

Writers: Talbot Jennings, Bradbury Foote, Dore Schary, Hugo Butler | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Lynne Overman, Charles Coburn

50. One Night in the Tropics (1940)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Music

6.9
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Jim "Lucky" Moore (Allan Jones), an insurance salesman, comes up with a novel policy for his friend, Steve (Robert Cummings): a 'love insurance policy', that will pay out $1-million if ... See full summary »

Writers: Gertrude Purcell, Charles Grayson, Kathryn Scola, Francis Martin, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Allan Jones, Nancy Kelly, Robert Cummings, Bud Abbott

51. The Ape (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Horror

4.5
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Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly mad scientist who seeks to cure a young woman's polio. He needs spinal fluid from a human to complete the formula for his experimental serum. Meanwhile, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Adam Shirk, Curt Siodmak, Richard Carroll | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Maris Wrixon, Gene O'Donnell, Dorothy Vaughan

52. The Doctor Takes a Wife (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy

7.0
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A best-selling author of women's issues and a medical academic find it is to their mutual advantage to falsely claim that they are married.

Writers: George Seaton, Ken Englund, Aleen Leslie | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Loretta Young, Ray Milland, Reginald Gardiner, Gail Patrick

53. Spring Parade (1940)

89 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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In this light and lovely romantic musical, a Hungarian woman(Deanna Durbin) attends a Viennese fair and buys a card from a gypsy fortune teller. It says that she will meet someone important... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce Manning, Felix Jackson, Ernst Marischka | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Robert Cummings, Mischa Auer, Henry Stephenson

54. Those Were the Days! (1940)

74 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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A middle-aged couple think back to their college days and courtship.

Writers: Don Hartman, George Fitch | Director: Theodore Reed | Stars: William Holden, Bonita Granville, Ezra Stone, Judith Barrett

55. Queen of the Mob (1940)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Writers: Horace McCoy, William R. Lipman, J. Edgar Hoover | Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Blanche Yurka, J. Carrol Naish, Jeanne Cagney

56. Behind the News (1940)

75 min | Drama

5.6
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It's school graduate, Jeff Flavin's, first day on the job as a cub reporter for the Enquirer. Boss, Archer, places Jeff with Stu Woodrow a lazying reporter. Stu detests cubs, treating Jeff ... See full summary »

Writers: Isabel Dawn, Boyce DeGaw, Allen Rivkin, Dore Schary | Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Doris Davenport, Frank Albertson, Robert Armstrong

57. City of Chance (1940)

56 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Texas girl (Bari) goes to New York, becomes a newspaper reporter, and tries to get her gambler boyfriend (Woods) to come home.

Writers: John Francis Larkin, Barry Trivers | Director: Ricardo Cortez | Stars: Lynn Bari, C. Aubrey Smith, Donald Woods, Amanda Duff

58. Life with Henry (1940)

80 min | Comedy

6.8
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Henry Aldrich wants to win a trip to Alaska.

Writers: Clifford Goldsmith, Don Hartman | Director: Theodore Reed | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Leila Ernst, Eddie Bracken, Fred Niblo

59. Danger on Wheels (1940)

61 min | Sport, Thriller

6.1
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During a test a race car using an experimental oil-fueled engine blows up, killing the driver. Lucky Taylor, a stunt driver, is initially blamed for the accident, but is later cleared. He ... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Pivar, Maurice Tombragel | Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Peggy Moran, Vinton Hayworth

60. Slightly Tempted (1940)

65 min | Comedy

5.2
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A con man tries to sell phony stocks to unwary investors.

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, Max Marcin, Manuel Seff | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Hugh Herbert, Peggy Moran, Johnny Downs, Elisabeth Risdon

61. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Lewis R. Foster | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

62. The Roaring Twenties (1939)

Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.

Writers: Jerry Wald, Richard Macaulay, Robert Rossen, Mark Hellinger | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Gladys George

63. Let Us Live (1939)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Two innocent men are wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The fiance of one of them convinces a police detective of their innocence, and together they try to find the real ... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Veiller, Allen Rivkin, Joseph F. Dinneen | Director: John Brahm | Stars: Maureen O'Sullivan, Henry Fonda, Ralph Bellamy, Alan Baxter

64. When Tomorrow Comes (1939)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Romance and heartbreak walk hand-in-hand when Philip Chagal accidentally meets Helen Lawrence in a restaurant where she is a waitress. Unhappily married to a woman who suffers from mental ... See full summary »

Writers: James M. Cain, Dwight Taylor | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Barbara O'Neil, Onslow Stevens

65. East Side of Heaven (1939)

88 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

6.6
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A man finds himself the father, by proxy, of a ten-month-old baby and becomes involved in the turbulent lives of the child's family.

Writers: David Butler, William M. Conselman, James V. Kern, Herbert Polesie | Director: David Butler | Stars: Bing Crosby, Joan Blondell, Mischa Auer, Irene Hervey

66. Our Leading Citizen (1939)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

5.9
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Lem Schofield practices law in a formerly small-town that has grown to be an industrialized big city, He bases his ideals on the examples set by Abraham Lincoln and never waivers in them ... See full summary »

Writers: Irvin S. Cobb, Jack Moffitt | Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Bob Burns, Susan Hayward, Joseph Allen, Elizabeth Patterson

67. The Star Maker (1939)

Approved | 94 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

6.0
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This is a film about the life of Gus Edwards, a well known vaudeville composer, entertainer, and producer.

Writers: Arthur Caesar, William A. Pierce, Frank Butler, Don Hartman | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Bing Crosby, Louise Campbell, Linda Ware, Ned Sparks

68. Panama Patrol (1939)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

5.3
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THe head of the cipher bureau, Phillip Waring, is about to marry his secretary, Helen Lane, when he is informed that the state department has discovered a message that must be decoded. With... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Hoerl, Monroe Shaff | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Leon Ames, Charlotte Wynters, Adrienne Ames, Weldon Heyburn

69. The Kid from Texas (1939)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

5.3
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A loud-mouthed Texas cowpuncher tries his hand at polo finding himself at odds with high society and trying to save a floundering Wild West show.

Writers: Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf, Albert Mannheimer, Milton Merlin, Byron Morgan | Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Florence Rice, John Hubbard, Jessie Ralph

70. I Stole a Million (1939)

Approved | 80 min | Mystery, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Writers: Lester Cole, Nathanael West | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: George Raft, Claire Trevor, Dick Foran, Henry Armetta

71. Should Husbands Work? (1939)

71 min | Comedy

7.4
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Writers: Taylor Caven, Jack Townley | Director: Gus Meins | Stars: James Gleason, Lucile Gleason, Russell Gleason, Harry Davenport

72. Inside Story (1939)

60 min | Drama

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Writers: Jerome Cady, Ben Ames Williams | Director: Ricardo Cortez | Stars: Michael Whalen, Jean Rogers, Chick Chandler, Douglas Fowley

73. The Chump Takes a Bump (1939)

20 min | Comedy, Short

7.2
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At a nightclub, Charley fails to recognize his newly blonde wife.

Writer: Churchill Ross | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Charley Chase, Ann Doran, Ruth Skinner, Dell Henderson

74. Little Miss Broadway (1938)

Approved | 72 min | Drama, Musical

6.6
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An orphan is provisionally adopted by the manager of a hotel populated by show business people. The hotel's owner doesn't like the entertainers and wants the girl returned to the orphanage.

Writers: Harry Tugend, Jack Yellen | Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Shirley Temple, George Murphy, Jimmy Durante, Phyllis Brooks

75. International Crime (1938)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

5.5
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Lamont Cranston (Rod La Rocque), amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes ... See full summary »

Writers: Theodore A. Tinsley, Jack Natteford, John W. Krafft | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Astrid Allwyn, Thomas E. Jackson, Oscar O'Shea

76. Letter of Introduction (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries... See full summary »

Writers: Bernice Boone, Sheridan Gibney, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Andrea Leeds, George Murphy, Edgar Bergen

77. I Am the Law (1938)

Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Law professor John Lindsay is asked by a civic leader to become a special prosecutor to go after the racketeers in town.

Writers: Fred Allhoff, Jo Swerling | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Barbara O'Neil, John Beal, Wendy Barrie

78. The Lady Objects (1938)

Approved | 66 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.2
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Ann Adams and William Hayward get married and she has a secretary's job in a law office, while finishing her schooling, and she soon makes junior partner and is just a brilliant lawyer. ... See full summary »

Writers: Gladys Lehman, Charles Kenyon | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Gloria Stuart, Lanny Ross, Joan Marsh, Roy Benson

79. A Criminal Is Born (1938)

21 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.1
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An entry in the "Crime Does Not Pay" series, it tells the true story of how a young man, ignored by his parents, gets into a gang and starts a crime spree which leads to murder.

Director: Leslie Fenton | Stars: George P. Breakston, David Durand, Norman Phillips Jr., Warren McCollum

80. The Jury's Secret (1938)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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Bill Sheldon has a grudge against Midland City newspaper publisher Brandon Williams as Sheldon blames the city's recent flood against Williams for using his power and influence to hold up ... See full summary »

Writers: Lester Cole, Newman Levy | Director: Edward Sloman | Stars: Kent Taylor, Fay Wray, Jane Darwell, Nan Grey

81. Women Are Like That (1938)

Approved | 79 min | Drama

6.0
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Writers: Horace Jackson, Albert Z. Carr | Director: Stanley Logan | Stars: Kay Francis, Pat O'Brien, Ralph Forbes, Melville Cooper

82. The Little Adventuress (1938)

Approved | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Music

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Two circus acrobats hurtle to their death when a wire snaps and their daughter, "Pinky" Horton, has to face the future as an orphan. Unwilling to live with her stern Aunt Hattie, she and ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael L. Simmons, Paul Jarrico | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Edith Fellows, Richard Fiske, Julie Bishop, Cliff Edwards

83. When G-Men Step In (1938)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Fred Garth (Don Terry) owns a printing establishment and poses as a business research expert, but actually runs several white-collar rackets operating by means of high-pressure telephone ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, Robert C. Bennett | Director: Charles C. Coleman | Stars: Don Terry, Julie Bishop, Robert Paige, Gene Morgan

84. A Star Is Born (1937)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

7.6
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A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.

Writers: Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Robert Carson, William A. Wellman | Directors: William A. Wellman, Jack Conway | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson

85. Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937)

Passed | 110 min | Musical, Romance

6.8
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Steve Raleight wants to produce a show on Broadway. He finds a backer, Herman Whipple and a leading lady, Sally Lee. But Caroline Whipple forces Steve to use a known star, not a newcomer. ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack McGowan, Sid Silvers | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Binnie Barnes

86. The Road Back (1937)

Approved | 97 min | Drama

7.0
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After World War I, a group of former German soldiers try to adjust to civilian life.

Writers: Charles Kenyon, Erich Maria Remarque, R.C. Sherriff | Director: James Whale | Stars: John 'Dusty' King, Richard Cromwell, Slim Summerville, Maurice Murphy

87. Ever Since Eve (1937)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Marge is a capable secretary, but her bosses are more interested in her than her abilities. This causes her to be frequently unemployed. To get a job, she changes her look to make herself ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Riley, Earl Baldwin, Lillie Hayward, Margaret Lee, Gene Baker | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Marion Davies, Robert Montgomery, Frank McHugh, Patsy Kelly

88. New Faces of 1937 (1937)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.6
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A crooked producer tries to link his backers by producing a flop and disapearing with the money. Patricia, one of the chorus girls has given her money, too and after the disapearing of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Nat Perrin, Philip G. Epstein, Irving Brecher, Harold Kussell, Harry Clork, Howard J. Green, George Bradshaw, David Freedman | Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Joe Penner, Milton Berle, Harry Parke, Harriet Hilliard

89. Marry the Girl (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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The offices of a great newspaper syndicate are presided over by John B. Radway, obviously a nut, and his sister Ollie Radway, obviously the brains in the family. David "Party" Partridge, ... See full summary »

Writers: Sig Herzig, Pat C. Flick, Tom Reed, Edward Hope | Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Mary Boland, Frank McHugh, Hugh Herbert, Carol Hughes

90. Riding on Air (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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Smugglers are using a device for controlling airplanes in flight, and newspaper reporters from Chicago are vying for the story. Reporter Elmer Lane is out to scoop rival reporter Betty Harrison, and capture her heart in the process.

Writers: Richard Macaulay, Richard Flournoy | Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Guy Kibbee, Florence Rice, Vinton Hayworth

91. Girl Overboard (1937)

Approved | 64 min | Mystery

7.0
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A beautiful girl on a passenger ship is suspected of murder.

Writers: Sarah Elizabeth Rodger, Tristram Tupper | Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Gloria Stuart, Walter Pidgeon, Bill Burrud, Hobart Cavanaugh

92. Servant of the People: The Story of the Constitution of the United States (1937)

20 min | Short

6.3
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Depiction of the Founding Fathers as they create the Constitution of the United States of America.

Writers: Virgil C. Dowell, Robert D. Speers, Joseph Sherman, Richard Goldstone, Ray Doyle | Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Harry C. Bradley, John Dilson, Lester Dorr, Robert Dudley

93. Sing While You're Able (1937)

Approved | 66 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance

4.3
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A toy company owner and his daughter find a singing hillbilly in the Arkansas backwoods and take him back to the big city in hopes of helping their radio show ratings.

Writers: Charles R. Condon, Sherman L. Lowe, Stanley Lowenstein | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Pinky Tomlin, Toby Wing, Bert Roach, Sam Wren

94. Let Them Live (1937)

Approved | 74 min | Drama

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A young man goes up against a crooked town boss.

Writers: Lionel Houser, Bruce Manning, Richard Wormser | Director: Harold Young | Stars: John Howard, Nan Grey, Edward Ellis, Judith Barrett

95. Partners in Crime (1937)

66 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Writers: Kurt Steel, Gladys Unger, Garnett Weston | Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Lynne Overman, Roscoe Karns, Muriel Hutchison, Anthony Quinn

96. Trouble at Midnight (1937)

Approved | 69 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Mystery about the theft of dairy cows.

Writers: Maurice Geraghty, Ford Beebe, Kimball Herrick | Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Noah Beery Jr., Kay Hughes, Larry J. Blake, Bernadene Hayes

97. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.

Writers: Robert Riskin, Clarence Budington Kelland | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

98. Come and Get It (1936)

Passed | 99 min | Drama

7.1
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An ambitious lumberjack abandons his saloon girl lover so that he can marry into wealth, but years later becomes infatuated with the woman's daughter.

Writers: Edna Ferber, Jane Murfin, Jules Furthman | Directors: Howard Hawks, William Wyler, Richard Rosson | Stars: Edward Arnold, Joel McCrea, Frances Farmer, Walter Brennan

99. Libeled Lady (1936)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel.

Writers: Maurine Dallas Watkins, Howard Emmett Rogers, George Oppenheimer, Wallace Sullivan | Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy

100. The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)

Passed | 103 min | Drama, History

5.5
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President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both.

Writers: Ainsworth Morgan, Stephen Morehouse Avery, Samuel Hopkins Adams | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Joan Crawford, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Franchot Tone