Latest Titles With Charles Trowbridge
3. Hoodlum Empire (1952)
Approved | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After WW2, ex-mobster war hero Joe Gray goes straight, to the dismay of his New York mob boss uncle who's afraid that his nephew will testify against his outfit before a Grand Jury.
4. The Texas Rangers (1951)
Approved | 74 min | Western
It's 1874 and the Texas Rangers have been reorganized. But Sam Bass has assembled a group of notorious outlaws into a gang the Rangers are unable to cope with. So the Ranger Major releases ... See full summary »
6. When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, War
Willie Kluggs enters the service with hopes of going overseas, but his uncanny marksmanship keeps him at home as a shooting instructor... much to his embarrassment.
7. A Woman of Distinction (1950)
85 min | Comedy
Ice-cold college dean Susan Middlecott feels there's no room in her life for romance. Enter Prof. Alec Stevenson, British lecturer on astronomy, touring North America and in possession of a... See full summary »
8. Peggy (1950)
76 min | Comedy
When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps ... See full summary »
9. Unmasked (1950)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Crime, Film-Noir
Roger Lewis, publisher of a vicious scandal sheet, is in the habit of tricking wealthy, gullible women into investing in his ventures. His latest conquest is a shapely ex-showgirl, Doris ... See full summary »
10. The Fountainhead (1949)
Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance
An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.
11. Bad Boy (1949)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
THIS SUMMARY CONTAINS SPOILERS! Danny is a juvenile delinquent sentenced to Variety Club Ranch in lieu of jail. He charms the headmistress and goads everyone else. The marshal sets out to ... See full summary »
12. Mr. Soft Touch (1949)
Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When he learns that a gangster has taken over his nightclub and murdered his partner, returning WW2 hero Joe Miracle steals the money from the club's safe and hides in a settlement home, while the mob is on his tail.
13. The Sun Comes Up (1949)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Family
Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her ... See full summary »
14. The Paleface (1948)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Western
Calamity Jane is despatched to find out who's smuggling rifles to the Indians, and winds up married to a hapless correspondence school dentist as part of her cover.
16. Stage Struck (1948)
Passed | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The police find the body of hostess Helen Howard (Wanda McKay), disposed of by petty racketeer Nick Mantee (Kane Richmond) after she was shot in his Bluejay night club by Benny Nordick (... See full summary »
20. The Sea of Grass (1947)
Passed | 123 min | Drama, Western
This western begins with St. Louis resident Lutie Cameron (Katharine Hepburn) marrying New Mexico cattleman Col. James B. 'Jim' Brewton (Spencer Tracy) after a short courtship. When she ... See full summary »
21. The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (1947)
Approved | 112 min | Drama
Writer Georges Duroy (George Sanders) is one social-climbing S.O.B. who does most of his climbing over the warm (and cold) bodies of women. He begins with Rachel (Marie Wilson), a hanger-on... See full summary »
22. The Beginning or the End (1947)
Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History
The research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb, as well as the bombing of Hiroshima, are detailed in this docudrama.
23. Tycoon (1947)
Approved | 128 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Engineer Johnny Munroe is enlisted to build a railroad tunnel through a mountain to reach mines. His task is complicated, and his ethics are compromised, when he falls in love with his ... See full summary »
25. Tarzan and the Huntress (1947)
Approved | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A shortage of zoo animals after World War II brings beautiful animal trainer Tanya, her financial backer and her cruel trail boss to the jungle. After negotiating a quota with the native ... See full summary »
26. Buck Privates Come Home (1947)
77 min | Action, Comedy, Family
Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates ... See full summary »
27. Her Husband's Affairs (1947)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A scientist invents a formula that removes old, thinning hair and replaces it with thick, new hair. Complications ensue.
29. Black Gold (1947)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, History, Sport
In the 1920s Texas, Indian farmer Charley Eagle is dreaming of winning the Kentucky Derby with his Black Hope horse but things change when oil is found on his land and the Black Gold colt is born.
31. The Michigan Kid (1947)
Approved | 69 min | Action, Romance, Western
Jim Rowan, after his discharge from the U.S. Calvary at the end of the Sioux Wars, seeks peace and security on an Arizona cattle ranch. But his arrival coincides with an outbreak of ... See full summary »
32. Key Witness (1947)
Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Milton Higby, an inventor of gadgets that don't sell finds himself accused of a crime he didn't commit---the killing of a girl he had just met---, and takes to the open road with the police... See full summary »
33. Undercurrent (1946)
Approved | 116 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Middle-aged bride Ann Hamilton soon begins to suspect that her charming husband is really a psychotic who plans to murder her.
35. The Hoodlum Saint (1946)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Music
A former reporter comes back home after serving in the army during World War I and finds that it's much more difficult to find work than he expected. Desperate, one day he crashes a wedding... See full summary »
36. Secret of the Whistler (1946)
Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An artist married to a wealthy but ill woman begins an affair with one of his models, who is after him solely for his money. His wife discovers the affair and threatens to cut him out of ... See full summary »
37. Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy
The story takes place in 1940. On the eve of America's entry in World War II, a colonel retired to his small Southern town, and discovers that there is a plan afoot to tear down Confederate... See full summary »
38. Gallant Bess (1946)
Approved | 100 min | Drama, War
In addition to the horse playing a dual role, the horse was also a gelding which is a male, not a female. Quite an acting challenge for any actor.
39. Valley of the Zombies (1946)
Not Rated | 56 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Dr. Maynard (Charles Trowbridge') tells Dr. Terry Evans (Robert Livingston) and his nurse, Susan Drake (Lorna Gray), about the theft of ten pints of blood from his lab. Later, he is visited... See full summary »
40. Smooth as Silk (1946)
Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An attorney, engaged to an actress, gains acquittal for a wealthy playboy accused of manslaughter. The actress, anxious to play the lead in a production backed by the uncle of the playboy, ... See full summary »
42. Mildred Pierce (1945)
Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter.
45. The Red Dragon (1945)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Chan is faced with suspects in a stolen atomic bomb formula case, that are being killed with bullets that are not fired from a gun.
46. 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 »
48. Captain America (1944)
Approved | 244 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.
49. The Fighting Seabees (1944)
Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance, War
During WW2, the U.S. Navy implements a new idea of forming construction battalions that also are fighting units, in case of Japanese attack.
50. Wing and a Prayer (1944)
Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War
In WW2, an American aircraft carrier sails around the Pacific on a decoy mission until it joins the battle of Midway against the Japanese forces.
51. Summer Storm (1944)
106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In this filmed Chekhov adaptation, Olga is an alluring peasant woman who lures cynical aristocrat Fedor away from his milquetoast fiancée, with tragic consequences.
53. Hey, Rookie (1944)
77 min | Musical
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in... See full summary »
55. Easy Life (1944)
Approved | 20 min | Crime, Short, Drama
In this entry in the MGM "Crime Does Not Pay" series young Frank Davis, dropping out of school and joining a small-time hoodlum gang, finds out that leading a life of crime is not all he ... See full summary »
56. The Falcon in Danger (1943)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Mystery, War
Whem a passenger plane crash lands at a local airport, bystanders and first responders are shocked to find there is no one aboard.
57. Madame Curie (1943)
Not Rated | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Despite himself, accomplished physicist and avowed bachelor Pierre Curie falls for brilliant student Marie, and together they embark on the discovery of radium.
58. Action in the North Atlantic (1943)
Approved | 126 min | Action, Drama, War
An American tanker is sunk by a German U-boat and the survivors spend eleven days at sea on a raft. They're next assigned to the liberty ship "Sea Witch" bound for Murmansk through the sub-stalked North Atlantic.
59. Mission to Moscow (1943)
Approved | 124 min | Drama, History, War
Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.
60. Salute to the Marines (1943)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Wallace Beery stars in this patriotic World War II drama about a tough retired Marine who is caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign, experiencing action, heroics, and tragedy. ... See full summary »
62. Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1943)
74 min | Musical
Music-hall star Madeleine Marlowe leaves London engaged to the Duke of Trippingham only to find back home that Police Gazette hack Samuel A. McGee has exposed her as former burlesque queen ... See full summary »
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63. Adventures of the Flying Cadets (1943)
Approved | 242 min | Adventure
A group of flying cadets have to clear themselves of a murder charge, while trying to stop a traitorous scientist from selling secrets to the Nazis.
65. Wake Island (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Action, Drama, War
December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.
67. Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942)
102 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In the early 19th century, Congress mulls the idea of re-opening the West Point military training academy that formed officers for the American Revolutionary War.
68. Blue, White and Perfect (1942)
Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Detective Michael Shayne boards a Hawaii-bound ocean liner on the trail of stolen industrial diamonds and a Nazi smuggling ring.
69. Meet the Stewarts (1942)
73 min | Comedy
A young newlywed couple learns to make their new marriage work; trying to impress family, stay on budget, and remain as diplomatic towards each other as possible.
70. Sex Hygiene (1942)
30 min | Short, Drama
Several servicemen relax by playing pool, but one of them goes off to spend time with a prostitute. Later, he discovers he has contracted a venereal disease. A graphic and frank ... See full summary »
71. Over My Dead Body (1942)
68 min | Comedy, Mystery
Jason Cordry is a none-too-bright mystery writer with a big failing: he can't think up solutions to his plots. When he accidentally frames himself for murder, he realizes he hasn't got a ... See full summary »
72. The Magnificent Dope (1942)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy
Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful success school, stages a contest to find the biggest failure in the USA, for publicity value when the "dope" takes his course. But winner Tad Page is... See full summary »
73. That Other Woman (1942)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Romance
Secretary Emily Borden is in love with her boss, Henry Summers, but he is too involved with Constance Powell to notice. Ralph is interested in Emily, but she has no interest in him. Emily's... See full summary »
74. Who Is Hope Schuyler? (1942)
Passed | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A girl reporter is trying to tack down the lady-in-the-title, as a key witness in a graft trial, which involves three murder and that many failed attempts. A prosecuting attorney in the ... See full summary »
75. Sweetheart of the Fleet (1942)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Secretary Phoebe Weyms is in love with her ad-agency boss, Gordon Crouse, but he doesn't give her the time of day. In order to attract his attention, Phoebe contacts the Navy Recruiting ... See full summary »
77. Meet John Doe (1941)
Passed | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.
78. Dressed to Kill (1941)
Approved | 74 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
Detective Michael Shayne and his girlfriend Joanne are on their way to be married when a scream from a nearby hotel room draws his attention to a pair of theatrical murders.
80. Belle Starr (1941)
Approved | 87 min | Western
At the end of the Civil War, Southern beauty Belle Shirley, indignant at the way Yankees treat the Southerners, marries Confederate guerrilla leader Sam Starr and continues to raid Union towns, becoming a symbol of Southern resistance.
83. Back Street (1941)
Approved | 89 min | Drama
Pretty Rae Smith and handsome Walter Saxel meet, fall in love and make plans to marry. Unfortunately, their marriage plans get sabotaged when a jealous beau makes Rae miss the ceremony. The... See full summary »
85. The Great Mr. Nobody (1941)
Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Perpetual-optimist "Dreamy" Smith aspires to quit his job as newspaper publicity drudge and sail the world. But life--and his editor--conspires against him. Not only does the car he intends... See full summary »
86. Design for Scandal (1941)
Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
To save his job, newsman Jeff Sherman offers to help his boss get out of a swingeing alimony settlement. But his devious plan to compromise Cornelia Porter, the judge on the case, while she... See full summary »
87. Four Mothers (1941)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Romance
Adam Lemp and his four daughters (Ann, Thea, Kay, and Emma) find themselves in financial and emotional crises. Thea's husband Ben has promoted a Florida housing development to everyone in ... See full summary »
88. Cadet Girl (1941)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Romance
West Point cadet Tex Mallory falls in love with Gene Baxter, a girl who sings with his brother's band. Even though it will mean his leaving the Academy, they decide to marry. But when ... See full summary »
89. 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.
92. The Nurse's Secret (1941)
Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Murder mystery with a nurse (Lee Patrick) moving into a mansion after an apparent suicide to care for the old mother. The mother is kind of spooky, but so is the butler, and the girlfriend,... See full summary »
93. Hurricane Smith (1941)
Approved | 68 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Rodeo rider Hurricane Smith is wrongly convicted of murder and robbery, but escapes and creates a new and happy life for himself. But one of the real criminals shows up to claim the loot ... See full summary »
94. Strange Alibi (1941)
Passed | 63 min | Crime, Drama
A gambler comes into town to testify before the grand jury. He is killed by the mob before he can testify. Joe Geary (Kennedy) is fired from the police force for being soft on crime. This ... See full summary »
95. Let's Make Music (1941)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, Music, Romance
With the size of her classes dwindling each year, Newton High music teacher Malvina Adams is asked to retire. Trying to prove she's still got it, she composes a school fight song which ... See full summary »
97. Virginia City (1940)
Approved | 121 min | Action, Drama, History
Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from Confederate Prison and is set to Virginia City in Nevada. Once there he finds that the former commander of his prison Vance Irby is planning to send $5 million in gold to save the Confederacy.
98. Our Town (1940)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
Change comes slowly to a small New Hampshire town in the early 20th century. People grow up, get married, live, and die. Milk and the newspaper get delivered every morning, and nobody locks... See full summary »