With Chesterfield Motion Pictures Corporation (I) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Slightly Married (1932)

Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Mary Smith is picked up by the police and is about to be sentenced, in night court, to jail for vagrancy. But a stranger, Jimmie Martin, stands up and tells the judge that Mary was waiting ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Evalyn Knapp, Walter Byron, Marie Prevost, Jason Robards Sr.

Votes: 41

2. Murder on the Campus (1933)

73 min | Mystery

5.9
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A popular young student finds herself accused of a series of murders that have occurred on the college campus. Her boyfriend, a reporter for the local newspaper, knows she didn't do it, and sets out to prove her innocence and catch the real killer.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Shirley Grey, Charles Starrett, J. Farrell MacDonald, Ruth Hall

Votes: 153

3. Three of a Kind (1936)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Barbara "Babs" Penfield is trying to convince her father, laundry-magnate F. Thorndyke Penfield, to invest money in a proposition from her sweetheart Rodney Randall. Her father refuses as ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Evalyn Knapp, Chick Chandler, Berton Churchill, Richard Carle

Votes: 53

4. A Shot in the Dark (1935)

Approved | 69 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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The apparent hanging of a suicidal student is revealed to be murder, as he was already dead when the noose was placed around his neck, killed by a sharp needle that penetrated the back of his skull with great force.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Charles Starrett, Robert Warwick, Edward Van Sloan, Marion Shilling

Votes: 127

5. The Ghost Walks (1934)

Passed | 69 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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During a stormy night at an old dark mansion, people who claim to see ghosts roaming the halls are later found murdered.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: John Miljan, June Collyer, Richard Carle, Henry Kolker

Votes: 346

6. The Dark Hour (1936)

Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.4
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A pair of detectives investigates the murder of an elderly millionaire who was the target of blackmail and death threats and find that there is no shortage of suspects, many of them in the victim's own family.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Ray Walker, Berton Churchill, Irene Ware, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 176

7. Condemned to Live (1935)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.8
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After a series of unsolved murders, a man finds out that his mother was bitten by a vampire bat during her pregnancy, and he believes that he may be the vampire committing the murders.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Ralph Morgan, Pedro de Cordoba, Maxine Doyle, Russell Gleason

Votes: 344

8. The House of Secrets (1936)

Passed | 70 min | Mystery

5.1
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Two men stumble into an old mansion, and get involved with a crazed scientist, torture chambers and sinister medical experiments.

Director: Roland D. Reed | Stars: Leslie Fenton, Muriel Evans, Noel Madison, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 236

9. Notorious But Nice (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Marian Marsh, Betty Compson, Don Dillaway, Rochelle Hudson

Votes: 51

10. The Devil Plays (1931)

63 min | Mystery

5.5
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A murder mystery evolves during a weekend at an exclusive mansion.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Jameson Thomas, Florence Britton, Thomas E. Jackson, Dorothy Christy

Votes: 41

11. Death from a Distance (1935)

Not Rated | 68 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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While a distinguished astronomer is giving a lecture in a planetarium, a shot rings out and one of the audience members is found dead. A tough detective and a brassy female reporter lock horns as they both try to break the case.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Russell Hopton, Lola Lane, George F. Marion, Lee Kohlmar

Votes: 126

12. Green Eyes (1934)

Not Rated | 68 min | Mystery

5.3
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The owner of a large mansion in the country throws a costume party for some of his friends. However, the party turns sour when he is found stabbed to death in a closet. The police and a guest try to discover who committed the murder.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Shirley Grey, Charles Starrett, Claude Gillingwater, John Wray

Votes: 185

13. The King Murder (1932)

Not Rated | 67 min | Mystery

5.5
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A beautiful blonde makes a career out of seducing and then blackmailing wealthy married men. She is found murdered after demanding a $5000 payoff from her latest victim, and the detective ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Conway Tearle, Natalie Moorhead, Marceline Day, Dorothy Revier

Votes: 92

14. It Couldn't Have Happened (But It Did) (1936)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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When a play's two producers are murdered, the playwright tries to solve the crime.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Reginald Denny, Evelyn Brent, Jack La Rue, Inez Courtney

Votes: 83

15. The Secrets of Wu Sin (1932)

65 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

5.7
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A murder mystery about the smuggling of illegal Chinese aliens into America through Chinatown.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Lois Wilson, Grant Withers, Dorothy Revier, Robert Warwick

Votes: 20

16. False Pretenses (1935)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A girl who's just lost her job meets a drunk millionaire on a bridge who's just lost his money. They go back to his house, and eventually come up with a plan to benefit them both: he'll ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Irene Ware, Sidney Blackmer, Betty Compson, Russell Hopton

Votes: 83

17. Fugitive Road (1934)

69 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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An Austrian officer must face up to the good and evil aspects of his own personality as he becomes involved in a war.

Directors: Frank R. Strayer, Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Wera Engels, Leslie Fenton, George Humbert

Votes: 17

18. Beauty Parlor (1932)

64 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Two manicurists mingle with the customers of a hotel barbershop.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Barbara Kent, Joyce Compton, John Harron, Dorothy Revier

Votes: 18

19. Grief Street (1931)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

5.7
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Alvin Merle, a womanizing Broadway matinée idol, is found strangled in his dressing room. The door is locked from the inside and there is no possible other way into the room. Merle is ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Barbara Kent, John Holland, Dorothy Christy, Crauford Kent

Votes: 66

20. Footsteps in the Night (1931)

59 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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An inventor and his new bride go on their honeymoon, only to be pursued by criminals after his latest invention.

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Benita Hume, Peter Hannen, Harold Huth, Walter Armitage

Votes: 25

21. In Love with Life (1934)

Passed | 66 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.5
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Professor John Sylvestus Applegate has been dismissed from his college teaching position for objecting too loudly to the predominant part that football and other sports play in the ... See full summary »

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Lila Lee, Onslow Stevens, Claude Gillingwater, Dickie Moore

Votes: 40

22. By Appointment Only (1933)

Passed | 67 min | Drama

5.9
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When a mother dies of heart failure in a doctor's office, the physician--feeling somewhat guilty because he couldn't save her--takes an interest in the woman's young daughter, and makes her... See full summary »

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Lew Cody, Aileen Pringle, Sally O'Neil, Edward Morgan

Votes: 51

23. Tango (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Drama

5.7
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Believing his wife to be unfaithful, a husband deserts her and his child. Destitute, the woman is forced to take a job as a tango dancer.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Marian Nixon, Chick Chandler, Marie Prevost, Matty Kemp

Votes: 25

24. Below the Deadline (1929)

Crime, Drama

5.9
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Beau Nash is a "gentleman crook" who headquarters his gang of jewel thieves in a run-down boardinghouse. When one of his gang, Mike, gets arrested, his sister Claire--aka "Lady Byron"--... See full summary »

Director: J.P. McGowan | Stars: Frank Leigh, Barbara Worth, Arthur Rankin, Walter Merrill

Votes: 10

25. Symphony of Living (1935)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

6.5
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There is this old concertmaster of the Cosmopolitian Orchestra and he is about to realize his life-long ambition of appearing as a soloist with the orchestra, when an accident robs him of ... See full summary »

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Evelyn Brent, Al Shean, Charles Judels, John Darrow

Votes: 37

26. Probation (1932)

67 min | Drama

6.2
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A reckless young society girl, whose uncle is a judge, is assigned a young offender as her chauffer to try to help straighten her out.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Sally Blane, John Darrow, J. Farrell MacDonald, Clara Kimball Young

Votes: 34

27. Ladies in Love (1930)

Passed | Comedy

5.7
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Director: Edgar Lewis | Stars: Alice Day, Johnnie Walker, Freeman Wood, Marjorie Kane

Votes: 26

28. The Lady in Scarlet (1935)

Approved | 65 min | Mystery, Romance

5.9
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When a wealthy art dealer is murdered, the private investigator hired for the case discovers a web of blackmail, corruption and stolen bonds.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Reginald Denny, Patricia Farr, Jameson Thomas, Dorothy Revier

Votes: 104

29. Murder at Glen Athol (1936)

64 min | Mystery

6.3
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A famous detective is invited to a swanky party at an elegant mansion, but before the night is over he finds himself involved with gangsters, blackmail and murder.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: John Miljan, Irene Ware, Iris Adrian, Noel Madison

Votes: 169

30. Easy Money (1936)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Dan Adams resigns his position as prosecutor on the district attorney's staff and sets out to clean up a gang of fake-accident racketeers. He gets a job with an insurance company, and ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Onslow Stevens, Kay Linaker, Noel Madison, Allen Vincent

Votes: 22

31. Circumstantial Evidence (1935)

67 min | Drama

5.6
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A reporter sets out to provide how unreliable circumstantial evidence is by faking a murder and then taking the rap for it. However, the "fake" murder victim turns out to be really dead.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Chick Chandler, Shirley Grey, Arthur Vinton, Claude King

Votes: 50

32. The Curtain Falls (1934)

68 min | Drama

6.4
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Sarah Crabtree was once a star of the stage, but has fallen on hard times--her apartment building has been condemned and torn down by the city, and she has nowhere to go. She writes to her ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Henrietta Crosman, Dorothy Lee, William Bakewell, Natalie Moorhead

Votes: 20

33. Dance, Girl, Dance (1933)

Not Rated | 74 min | Musical

6.0
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Vaudeville couple Joe and Sally split on bad terms. Sally, a beautiful and talented young woman, gets a break as a chorus girl in a musical production, and then hits the big time with a ... See full summary »

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Alan Dinehart, Evalyn Knapp, Edward J. Nugent, Ada May

Votes: 25

34. Missing Girls (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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A group of gangsters shoot Senator Benson (Wallis Clark) and take his daughter, Dorothy Benton (Muriel Evans) and her friend Ann Jason (Ann Doran) as hostages at Ma Barton's hideout. ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Roger Pryor, Muriel Evans, Sidney Blackmer, Noel Madison

Votes: 30

35. Ring Around the Moon (1936)

65 min | Drama

7.2
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(1936, Chesterfield) Donald Cook, Ann Doran, Erin Moore, Doug Fowley. Cook is a high-flying newspaperman who falls into an engagement to a lady he does not love. Lots of poverty row ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Donald Cook, Erin O'Brien-Moore, Ann Doran, Alan Edwards

Votes: 6

36. August Week End (1936)

Not Rated | 62 min | Drama

5.2
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At a high-society dinner party, a wealthy, older and married man sets his sights on a beautiful young girl who's loved by a younger and not-so-wealthy man.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Valerie Hobson, Paul Harvey, G.P. Huntley, Betty Compson

Votes: 48

37. Midnight Special (1930)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Duke Worne | Stars: Glenn Tryon, Merna Kennedy, Mary Carr, Phillips Smalley

38. The Bridge of Sighs (1936)

66 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

5.3
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Assistant District Attorney Jeffery Powell has just sent an innocent man to prison for the murder of a gambler. Powell is in love with, Marion Courtney, but he's unaware that Marion is the ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Onslow Stevens, Dorothy Tree, Jack La Rue, Mary Doran

Votes: 46

39. Strange People (1933)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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All 12 jury members who sent an innocent man to the gallows are gathered together for a demonstration of how convictions can be made on circumstantial evidence. During the proceedings, a phony murder is quickly revealed as the real thing.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: John Darrow, Gloria Shea, Hale Hamilton, Wilfred Lucas

Votes: 18

40. Below the Deadline (1936)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.9
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After a good-natured Irish cop is framed for a diamond robbery and murder and presumed dead in a train wreck, he gets plastic surgery and returns to expose the real killers.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Cecilia Parker, Russell Hopton, Theodore von Eltz, Thomas E. Jackson

Votes: 69

41. The Snowman (1933)

6 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

6.3
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A young Eskimo and his animal friends build a snow man, only for it to come to life and terrorize the local wildlife.

Director: Ted Eshbaugh

Votes: 32

42. Sons of Steel (1934)

Passed | 65 min | Drama

5.8
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A steel mill is owned by two brothers, one a socialite and the other the worker who keeps the company together. The first raises his son as a fop, and the other one brings his son into the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Charles Starrett, Polly Ann Young, William Bakewell, Walter Walker

Votes: 22

43. Stolen Sweets (1934)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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Wealthy but unhappy Patricia Belmont meets fun-loving insurance salesman Bill Smith (and his fun-loving friends Sam Ragland and Betty Harkness)on a ship cruise and falls in love, much to ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Sally Blane, Charles Starrett, Jameson Thomas, Claude King

Votes: 8

44. One in a Million (1935)

Approved | 66 min | Drama

5.4
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A typical mid-30s entry from the Maury M. Cohen Invincible arm of Chesterfield Pictures, shot in the usual static style of Frank R. Strayer who moved the camera maybe twice for a medium ... See full summary »

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Dorothy Wilson, Charles Starrett, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Gwen Lee

Votes: 19

45. The Adorable Cheat (1928)

59 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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The daughter of a wealthy industrialist wants to take over the company when her father retires, but the father--an old-fashioned sort who doesn't believe that "girls" belong in business--is... See full summary »

Director: Burton L. King | Stars: Lila Lee, Cornelius Keefe, Burr McIntosh, Reginald Sheffield

Votes: 24

46. The Little Red Schoolhouse (1936)

Approved | 60 min | Drama

5.1
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Upset by discipline at school, a 17-year-old runs away to New York City and learns there are worse problems than going to his little red school house.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Frank Coghlan Jr., Lloyd Hughes, Dickie Moore, Ann Doran

Votes: 22

47. Lady Luck (1936)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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(1936, Chesterfield) - William Bakewell, Patricia Farr, Lulu McConnell, Duncan Renaldo, Iris Adrian. A female movie-star wannabe holds a winning ticket for a race won by champion racehorse,... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Patricia Farr, William Bakewell, Duncan Renaldo, Iris Adrian

Votes: 21

48. Red Lights Ahead (1936)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Family

6.0
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Pa Wallace, an ardent member of the Whales, is offered a chance to invest $5,000 in a gold mine by the head of the Whales, Grand Harpoon F. Q. Whitney. Mrs Wallace is opposed but the four ... See full summary »

Director: Roland D. Reed | Stars: Andy Clyde, Lucile Gleason, Roger Imhof, Ben Alexander

Votes: 35

49. The World Accuses (1934)

62 min | Drama

4.9
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Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Vivian Tobin, Dickie Moore, Cora Sue Collins, Russell Hopton

Votes: 25

50. Ellis Island (1936)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.6
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It opens in 1926 when three bank robbers, Theodore Kedrich, Jan Imarski, and Petra Lonelli, stage a daring daylight bank robbery and get away with a million dollars in cash. They are soon ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Donald Cook, Peggy Shannon, Jack La Rue, Joyce Compton

Votes: 41


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