Richard Carewe has raised his deceased friend's son from childhood with the help of his housekeeper and her beautiful daughter, Phyllis. He arranges a marriage between Phyllis and the boy, ... See full summary »
William A. Seiter
A melodrama about a woman governor whose husband is accused and convicted of a bombing and the dilemma she has to struggle with --- whether to let the law take its course and the pressures ... See full summary »
Architect Gordon Wales finds fellow apartmenthouse resident Joan Marsh locked out and flirts with her. When she is murdered evidence points to him. He and Joan's roommate Noreen become ... See full summary »
In this light romantic comedy, 17-year old Loretta Young is cast as Ann Harper, a wealthy socialite who has inherited a fortune provided the family is involved in no scandals appearing in ... See full summary »
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.,
Prizefighter Jimmy Dolan accidentally kills a man at a party and escapes. He hides out at a health farm for invalid children and begins to lose his cynicism under the influence of the ... See full summary »
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.,
The tenements are home to an international community, including the friends and family of a tough young ragamuffin named Annie Rooney, but their neighborhood may be threatened by a potentially dangerous street gang.
Three working girls in Budapest pool their resources to get a better apartment and impress their dates. One dates a nobleman and, learning of her rejection by him, considers poison. Another... See full summary »
In September 1928, Warner Bros. Pictures purchased a majority interest in First National Pictures and from that point on, all "First National" productions were actually made under Warner Bros. control, even though the two companies continued to retain separate identities until the mid-1930's, after which time "A Warner Bros.-First National Picture" was often used. See more »
Music by Moïse Simons
Played often as a love theme in the score See more »
Off to seek his fortune in South America, adventure-seeking scholar Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (as Larry O'Brien) cuts loose with alcohol and fast cars. This lands Mr. Fairbanks in jail, but confirmed bachelor pal Claude Allister (as Archie Lester) helps get him off. Next, a freed Fairbanks sights luscious Loretta Young (as Diane Forsythe) looking model-perfect under a parasol. Fairbanks wants Ms. Young, but she is engaged to wealthy old Edmund Breon (as Clive Lattimer), who has trouble keeping his bowel movements regular. Young's step-father Henry Kolker (as Areal Pacheco) has arranged the May-December marriage. Papa acts like John Barrymore. It all leads to kidnapping. The butler Boris Karloff (as Luigi) didn't do it, or did he...
**** I Like Your Nerve (9/12/31) William McGann ~ Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Loretta Young, Henry Kolker, Claude Allister
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