Character actor Michael Shannon has been nominated for his second Oscar for his role in the 2016 thriller Nocturnal Animals. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some of the other characters he's played in the past.
After his wife discovers a telltale diamond bracelet, impresario Martin Cortland tries to show he's not chasing after showgirl Sheila Winthrop. Choreographer Robert Curtis gets caught in ... See full summary »
In the reign of emperor Tiberius, Gallilean prophet John the Baptist preaches against King Herod and Queen Herodias. The latter wants John dead, but Herod fears to harm him due to a ... See full summary »
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 »
Jim Carter moves in on the McWade's carnival concession which shows scenes from Dante's "Inferno". He makes it a going concern, marrying Betty along the way. An inspector calls the ... See full summary »
Henry B. Walthall
Government undercover agents William Dennis and Joan Barclay are working to solve the disappearances of girls working as "taxi-dancers" from dance halls operated by Jack Miranda and his ... See full summary »
Withers is an immigrant who learns on arrival in the U.S. that her mother is dead. Friends help her survive as an entertainer, and success is a good argument against the immigration ... See full summary »
Dagwood wants to join the trout club and Blondie wants a fur coat. Jealousy reigns when Dag's old girlfriend Joan shows up, but nothing else matters when a drawing at the movie theatre provides money for the coat.
While this was the third feature film released in 3-strip Technicolor, it does not seem to survive in that form. Only incomplete 35mm negatives are known to exist, plus 16mm prints made in the 2-color Cinecolor process. See more »
Here is a film that does not even appear in the Leonard Maltin Classic Movie Guide. It's reputation is such that most people would overlook it even if they had the chance to see it. The third feature film to be filmed in Technicolor, it seems to exist only in a black-and-white public domain print. That said, I found this to be a delightful old-fashioned style musical with a wisp of a plot that was apparently based on a true story. Charles Collins, an English musical star is featured in the lead role, and he proves to be a competent actor as well as a terrific dancer. Steffi Duna was enchanting in the female leading role. There are several well-staged dance numbers set to beautiful Rodgers and Hart music. One book says that these songs, along with just about everything else in the movie "walks the plank". I find the music, especially the lovely "When You're Dancing The Waltz" to be beautiful. My only regret is not being able to see this in Technicolor. However, I suppose, with all the older films that have been lost due to indifference or neglect, I should be grateful to see this in any form. Anyway, I liked it, regardless of what the critics say.
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