With Larry Darmour Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Crime Doctor (1943)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Amnesia victim, Robert Ordway, becomes the country's leading criminal psychologist. When he is hit on the head (by someone from his past) he suddenly remembers his previous life as a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Warner Baxter, Margaret Lindsay, John Litel, Ray Collins

Votes: 307

2. The Sin of Nora Moran (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Nora Moran, a young woman with a difficult and tragic past, is sentenced to die for a murder that she did not commit. She could easily reveal the truth and save her own life, if only it ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Goldstone | Stars: Zita Johann, John Miljan, Alan Dinehart, Paul Cavanagh

Votes: 303

3. So Dark the Night (1946)

Not Rated | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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A renowned and relentless Paris detective takes his first vacation in eleven years at a small inn in the French countryside. There he meets and falls in love with the hotelier's daughter, ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Steven Geray, Micheline Cheirel, Eugene Borden, Ann Codee

Votes: 516

4. The Whistler (1944)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Crime, Film-Noir

6.5
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A depressed man hires an assassin to kill him when he least expects it, but when his life takes an upward turn, he finds he now wishes to live.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Richard Dix, Gloria Stuart, J. Carrol Naish, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 703

5. The Vampire Bat (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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When corpses drained of blood begin to show up in a European village, vampirism is suspected to be responsible.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Melvyn Douglas, Maude Eburne

Votes: 1,846

6. Secret of the Whistler (1946)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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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 »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Richard Dix, Leslie Brooks, Michael Duane, Mary Currier

Votes: 316

7. The Scarlet Letter (1934)

Not Rated | 69 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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In the seventeenth century, in Massachusetts, a young woman is forced to wear a scarlet "A" on her dress for bearing a child out of wedlock.

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Colleen Moore, Hardie Albright, Henry B. Walthall, Cora Sue Collins

Votes: 285

8. Ellery Queen's Penthouse Mystery (1941)

Approved | 69 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

5.7
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Jewlery smuggled into the United States from China.

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Margaret Lindsay, Charley Grapewin, Anna May Wong

Votes: 95

9. The Mark of the Whistler (1944)

Unrated | 60 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A drifter claims the money in an old bank account. Soon he finds himself the target of two men who turn out to be the sons of the man's old partner, who is now in prison because of a ... See full summary »

Director: William Castle | Stars: Richard Dix, Janis Carter, Porter Hall, Paul Guilfoyle

Votes: 180

10. Mysterious Intruder (1946)

Approved | 61 min | Film-Noir, Mystery

6.6
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The fifth entry in the Columbia series based on the CBS radio program, "The Whistler", opens with kindly old music store owner Edward Stillwell (Paul E. Burns) hiring private detective Don ... See full summary »

Director: William Castle | Stars: Richard Dix, Barton MacLane, Nina Vale, Regis Toomey

Votes: 383

11. The Spider Returns (1941)

Approved | 300 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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The evil and masked "Gargoyle" is sabotaging all of America's industrial plants. It is up to the Spider to save the country.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Warren Hull, Mary Ainslee, Dave O'Brien, Joseph W. Girard

Votes: 227

12. Just Before Dawn (1946)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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In the 7th film of the "Crime Doctor" series based on the radio program, Dr. Robert Ordway (Warner Baxter) is summoned to take attend a diabetic, and gives an injection of insulin taken ... See full summary »

Director: William Castle | Stars: Warner Baxter, Adele Roberts, Martin Kosleck, Mona Barrie

Votes: 159

13. The Power of the Whistler (1945)

Approved | 66 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

6.4
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A woman uses a deck of cards to predict death within 24 hours for a stranger sitting at a bar, then tries to help him remember who he is based on items in his pockets.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Richard Dix, Janis Carter, Jeff Donnell, Loren Tindall

Votes: 413

14. The Return of the Whistler (1948)

Approved | 60 min | Film-Noir, Mystery

6.5
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On the eve of his marriage, a young man's fiance disappears. He hires a private detective to help him track her down, but soon finds himself entangled in a web of lies, intrigue and murder ... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Michael Duane, Lenore Aubert, Richard Lane, James Cardwell

Votes: 309

15. The Thirteenth Hour (1947)

Passed | 65 min | Film-Noir, Mystery

6.6
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In the 7th of Columbia's "Whistler" series, truck-firm owner Steve Reynolds gets involved in a feud with a rival firm, and shortly thereafter is slugged by a masked assailant who steals the... See full summary »

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Richard Dix, Karen Morley, John Kellogg, Jim Bannon

Votes: 137

16. The World Gone Mad (1933)

Unrated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.8
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A district attorney and a reporter try to find the killer of a D.A. who uncovered a massive stock fraud.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Evelyn Brent, Neil Hamilton, Mary Brian

Votes: 402

17. Ellery Queen and the Murder Ring (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Mystery

6.2
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The benefactor of the Stack Memorial Hospital dies after an operation. Ellery Queen investigates when it is revealed the cause of death was murder by strangulation.

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Margaret Lindsay, Charley Grapewin, Mona Barrie

Votes: 71

18. Adventures of Rusty (1945)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Family

5.7
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Fearing that his recently-acquired step-mother, Ann Dennis, is competing with him for his father's affections, and saddened by the death of his dog, young Danny Mitchell, in the first film ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Burnford | Stars: Ted Donaldson, Margaret Lindsay, Conrad Nagel, Gloria Holden

Votes: 137

19. Voice of the Whistler (1945)

Approved | 60 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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The 4th film of the Columbia series based on the CBS radio program, "The Whistler", finds wealthy John Sinclair, with no health or friends, being advised by his doctor to take a long ... See full summary »

Director: William Castle | Stars: Richard Dix, Lynn Merrick, Rhys Williams, James Cardwell

Votes: 372

20. Cheating Blondes (1933)

66 min | Mystery

6.7
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A reporter sets out to prove that his girlfriend was framed and sent to prison.

Director: Joseph Levering | Stars: Thelma Todd, Ralf Harolde, Inez Courtney, Milton Wallis

Votes: 35

21. The Perfect Clue (1935)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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Mona Stewart, madcap, spoiled daughter of a wealthy man, becomes upset when she learns that her father is engaged to a woman she hates. She runs away, via various modes of transportation, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: David Manners, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Dorothy Libaire, Betty Blythe

Votes: 38

22. The Crime Doctor's Courage (1945)

70 min | Mystery

6.2
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Dr. Ordway investigates the death of man whose first two wives were murdered.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Warner Baxter, Hillary Brooke, Jerome Cowan, Mark Roberts

Votes: 208

23. Shadows in the Night (1944)

67 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A young woman wants The Crime Doctor to help her decipher her strange nightmares.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Warner Baxter, Nina Foch, George Zucco, Edward Norris

Votes: 58

24. The Crime Doctor's Strangest Case (1943)

68 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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The Crime Doctor must prove the innocence of a young man with a reputation for using poison.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Warner Baxter, Lynn Merrick, Gloria Dickson, Barton MacLane

Votes: 195

25. Sing Sinner Sing (1933)

Passed | 74 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A singer on a gambling ship is married to a wealthy playboy. When he is found murdered, all evidence points to her as the culprit, and she is put on trial for the crime.

Director: Howard Christie | Stars: Paul Lukas, Leila Hyams, Don Dillaway, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 48

26. The Cattle Thief (1936)

Approved | 58 min | Western

6.2
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Ken, sent to investigate cattle rustlers, poses as a peddler during the day but the Masked Rider at night.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Ken Maynard, Geneva Mitchell, Ward Bond, Roger Williams

Votes: 50

27. Curtain at Eight (1933)

68 min | Mystery

6.5
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An elderly detective sets out to find who murdered a stage actor.

Director: E. Mason Hopper | Stars: C. Aubrey Smith, Dorothy Mackaill, Paul Cavanagh, Sam Hardy

Votes: 133

28. Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940)

Approved | 69 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.1
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The mysteriously ill John Braun makes a new will, leaving out his daughter Barbara, over the protests of his wife. The trouble began when the daughter wanted to marry Mr. Braun's doctor, ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Margaret Lindsay, Charley Grapewin, James Burke

Votes: 107

29. What Price Decency (1933)

67 min | Drama

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A young woman with a shady past goes to the tropics, where she winds up marrying a vicious and brutal pearl trader, then falls in love with another man.

Director: Arthur Gregor | Stars: Dorothy Burgess, Alan Hale, Walter Byron, Henry Durant

30. The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Dr. Ordway tries to prove that his patient was framed for arson.

Director: Seymour Friedman | Stars: Warner Baxter, Stephen Dunne, Lois Maxwell, Adele Jergens

Votes: 134

31. The Crime Doctor's Warning (1945)

70 min | Crime, Mystery

6.2
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The Crime Doctor must prove the innocence of an artist accused of murdering his model during one of his blackout spells.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Warner Baxter, John Litel, Dusty Anderson, Coulter Irwin

Votes: 194

32. Western Courage (1935)

61 min | Western

5.7
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Wealthy Henry Hanley takes his family to a dude ranch. But his daughter Gloria's boyfriend Eric is waiting and he is after Hanley's money. Ken overhears Eric's plan and abducts Gloria to ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Ken Maynard, Geneva Mitchell, Charles K. French, Betty Blythe

Votes: 6

33. Reformatory (1938)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.2
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A new inmate at a juvenile reformatory tries to organize a mass breakout.

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Jack Holt, Bobby Jordan, Charlotte Wynters, Grant Mitchell

Votes: 26

34. Outlaw Justice (1932)

61 min | Western

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Fleeing from the law, Panamint Jack hides out at the Taggart ranch. Learning of the Taggarts' financial problems, he robs the crooked Faro Black to retrieve Bob Taggart's IOU's. Escaping ... See full summary »

Director: Armand Schaefer | Stars: Jack Hoxie, Dorothy Gulliver, Donald Keith, Charles King

35. Motive for Revenge (1935)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.0
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Bank teller Barry Webster is driven to stealing bank funds by his mother-in-law who continually nags him about forcing her daughter Muriel to live in poverty. He is caught and sent to ... See full summary »

Director: Burt P. Lynwood | Stars: Donald Cook, Irene Hervey, Doris Lloyd, Edwin Maxwell

Votes: 33

36. Gold (1932)

58 min | Western

5.3
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A cowboy turned gold miner fights a gang that buys miner's claims and then murders them.

Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Jack Hoxie, Alice Day, Hooper Atchley, Matthew Betz

Votes: 27

37. Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime (1941)

Passed | 68 min | Mystery

6.2
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Several days after one of his company's dams burst, ruining the life savings of several investors, a shady power company president is found stabbed to death. Ellery Queen gets to the bottom of the mystery.

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Margaret Lindsay, Charley Grapewin, Spring Byington

Votes: 66

38. The Crime Doctor's Gamble (1947)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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On a lecture/vacation visit to Paris, Dr. Ordway drops in on his friend, the Prefecture of Police. He becomes involved in a case involving the stabbing of an old man. The man's son, not all... See full summary »

Director: William Castle | Stars: Warner Baxter, Micheline Cheirel, Roger Dann, Steven Geray

Votes: 155

39. The Millerson Case (1947)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Mystery

6.2
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In the 8th film of Columbia's "Crime Doctor" series, Dr. Robert Ordway is vacationing in the Blue Ridge Mountains district of West Virginia when a typhoid epidemic breaks out. Three deaths ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Warner Baxter, Nancy Saunders, Clem Bevans, Griff Barnett

Votes: 160

40. The Crusader (1932)

Passed | 65 min | Drama

6.6
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Gangsters scheme to get rid of a crusading District Attorney by blackmailing him through his daughter.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Evelyn Brent, H.B. Warner, Lew Cody, Ned Sparks

Votes: 46

41. Gigolettes of Paris (1933)

Passed | 64 min | Drama

5.6
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A jilted shop girl goes off in search of true love.

Director: Alphonse Martell | Stars: Madge Bellamy, Gilbert Roland, Natalie Moorhead, Theodore von Eltz

Votes: 52

42. Defenders of the Law (1931)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.3
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A gang of racketeers, with the aid of a high-ranking city official has control of a big-city, and the police plant an undercover cop to gather evidence against the hoodlums - except the ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Levering | Stars: Catherine Dale Owen, John Holland, Robert Gleckler, Edmund Breese

Votes: 23

43. Night Alarm (1934)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A reporter itching to get off the boring gardening "beat" gets a chance to investigate a series of arson fires that have been plaguing the city. He believes the fires are tied into a web of... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Bruce Cabot, Judith Allen, H.B. Warner, Sam Hardy

Votes: 58

44. Mickey's Pals (1927)

Comedy, Short

6.0
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Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Billy Barty, Monty Banks Jr., Delia Bogard

Votes: 8

45. Shadows of the Orient (1935)

Passed | 69 min | Action, Drama, Romance

4.9
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A classic "B" featurette about "smugglin' in Chinamen for $300 a load"

Director: Burt P. Lynwood | Stars: Esther Ralston, Regis Toomey, J. Farrell MacDonald, Oscar Apfel

Votes: 61

46. Crime Doctor's Man Hunt (1946)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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The Crime Doctor comes up against a criminal with a dual personality.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Warner Baxter, Ellen Drew, William Frawley, Frank Sully

Votes: 187

47. Ever Since Venus (1944)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.2
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The American Beauty Association is about to hold its annual trade show in New York City and songwriter "Tiny" Lewis (Billy Gilbert) has just sold a song to Ina Ray Hutton ('Ina Ray Hutton')... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Ina Ray Hutton, Hugh Herbert, Ann Savage, Billy Gilbert

Votes: 13

48. Mickey's Circus (1927)

Comedy, Short

6.7
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Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Monty Banks Jr.

Votes: 17

49. Unknown Blonde (1934)

67 min | Drama

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An unprincipled hustler who makes his living getting--or making up--evidence in divorce cases finds that he's framing his own daughter.

Director: Hobart Henley | Stars: Edward Arnold, Barbara Barondess, Barry Norton, John Miljan

50. Via Pony Express (1933)

Passed | 60 min | Western

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The Government has approved Betty Castelar's Spanish land grant and notification is sent via pony express. Porter is after her ranch and waylay's rider Buck Carson to get the letter. Left ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Jack Hoxie, Lane Chandler, Marceline Day, Matthew Betz


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