MyMovies: TCM Challenge Premieresby aimalac91748 | created - 08 Aug 2012 | updated - 17 Dec 2012 | Public
movies for TCM challenge that are premieres.
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2. Angels with Broken Wings (1941)
Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Charlotte Lord, a widow in her early forties and owner of Manhattan's smartest modiste shop, is about to marry Guy Barton, a wealthy businessman. The marriage has the full approval of ... See full summary »
3. Midnight Manhunt (1945)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
In a cheap hotel-room in New York City Jelke shoots gangster Joe Wells, takes a package from his pocket and flees.Wells staggers into an alley. On her way to her apartment above a wax ... See full summary »
4. So This Is New York (1948)
Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy
A small town man inherits a significant fortune and takes his family to New York City. Urban culture shock takes the form of strange ways and oddball characters Based on Ring Lardner's novel "The Big Town."
6. Born to Sing (1942)
Approved | 82 min | Action, Crime, Musical
Show promoter Cartwright has stolen the songs that Frank wrote while he was in the big house. The boys go to Cartwright to get Frank credit for his work, and Cartwright has them arrested ... See full summary »
7. Down in San Diego (1941)
Approved | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A group of neighborhood teenagers discover some suspicious goings-on near a naval base in San Diego, and suspect that a foreign espionage ring is at work trying to find out military secrets.
9. Last of the Buccaneers (1950)
Passed | 79 min | Action, Adventure, History
Swashbuckler about the adventures of pirate Jean Lafitte after he helped save New Orleans from a British invasion during the War of 1812.
10. Henry and Dizzy (1942)
Approved | 71 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
In order to impress Phyllis Michael, Henry Aldrich takes a sales job. Soon he is involved with vacuum cleaners, motor boats and a father-son race at a picnic in which he hires a tramp to ... See full summary »
13. Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944)
65 min | Comedy
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 »
14. Henry Aldrich, Editor (1942)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
17. Henry Aldrich Swings It (1943)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy
Complications arise when Henry, in love with the new music teacher, joins the band. He accidentally gets a Stradivarius that belongs to another man.
18. Henry Aldrich's Little Secret (1944)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy
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.
21. Little Miss Marker (1980)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sorrowful Jones is a cheap bookie in 1930's. When a gambler leaves his daughter as a marker for a bet, he gets stuck with her. His life will change a great deal with her arrival and his ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,144 | Gross: $6.32M
23. Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
Approved | 136 min | Comedy, Drama
A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty.
24. Guys and Dolls (1955)
Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
In New York, a gambler is challenged to take a cold female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other, and the bet has a hidden motive to finance a crap game.
Votes: 13,664 | Gross: $13.00M
25. Stop, You're Killing Me (1952)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy
After the repeal of Prohibition, a beer-maker decides to sell beer legally, but no one wants to buy his revolting beer, and he does not want to force sales.
26. Bloodhounds of Broadway (1952)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical
A calculating New York bookie hires a talented singer and dancer to entertain his nightclub. She brings her pet bloodhounds with her. This makes his girlfriend jealous, so she considers spilling the beans on his dealings to the feds.
27. The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
A New York City swindler has until Christmas to come up with the $10,000 he owes a gangster, prompting him to go into scamming overdrive.
28. Johnny One-Eye (1950)
Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Martin is a wounded gangster comforted by a visits from a little girl and her tiny dog with one bad eye. As he hides out, he makes plans to find his abusive, double crossing, partner.
29. Sorrowful Jones (1949)
88 min | Comedy, Drama
A young girl is left with the notoriously cheap Sorrowful Jones as a marker for a bet. When her father doesn't return, he learns that taking care of a child interferes with his ... See full summary »
31. 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 »
32. Straight Place and Show (1938)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Musical
The Ritz Brothers go to the race track. They raise training end entrance money in a wrestling match and help a young man train the horse of his fiancée.
33. A Slight Case of Murder (1938)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
Former bootlegger Remy Marco has a slight problem with forclosing bankers, a prospective son-in-law, and four hard-to-explain corpses.
35. Princess O'Hara (1935)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama
King, the driver of a horse-drawn hansom cab, is killed in a turf war between Vic Toledo's cab company and his competitors. Vic sends his goons to get King's daughter Princess a new horse but they steal a prized racing horse.
37. Little Miss Marker (1934)
Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with the bookmaker Sorrowful Jones by her dad as part of a bet on a horserace. Sorrowful (Menjou) and his group of fellow bookies... See full summary »
39. A Very Honorable Guy (1934)
Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Well respected local good guy, Feet Samuels finds himself heavily in debt due to an uncharacteristic gambling binge. Feet decides the only way to settle the bill is by selling his body to ... See full summary »
40. Midnight Alibi (1934)
Not Rated | 58 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A gambler hides out for some gangsters in an old lady's house. Later he's arrested for murder but the old woman provides him with an alibi by saying he was with her on the night of the murder.
41. Hold 'Em Yale (1935)
61 min | Comedy, Sport
A pretty young socialite falls for a charming but shady hustler, who abandons her when he finds that she has been disowned by her wealthy father. Three of the hustler's partners, who have ... See full summary »