Latest Titles With Ruth Gillette


1. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)
Episode: Out of Peekskill: Part 1 (1986)

TV-PG | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Mrs. Garrett becomes reacquainted with Bruce Gaines, a man she met when she was serving in the Peace Corps. He proposes marriage to her, and she accepts. Her sister, Beverly Ann Stickle, ... See full summary »

Director: John Bowab | Stars: Cloris Leachman, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn

Votes: 21

2. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)
Episode: Out of Peekskill: Part 2 (1986)

TV-PG | Comedy, Family

8.2
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In spite of a scare at Depressed Person's Cliff, Mrs. Garrett and Bruce are married, and they rejoin the Peace Corps. Beverly Ann takes over her duties at Over Our Heads.

Director: John Bowab | Stars: Cloris Leachman, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn

Votes: 19

3. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)
Episode: Grand Opening (1985)

TV-PG | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Mrs. Garrett and the girls open a novelty shop called "Over Our Heads."

Director: John Bowab | Stars: Charlotte Rae, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn

Votes: 22

4. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)
Episode: Two Guys from Appleton (1985)

TV-PG | Comedy, Family

8.2
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When her high school sweetheart from Appleton, Wisconsin arrives in town, Mrs. Garrett apologizes for dumping him years before. They begin to rekindle their romance, but the girls fear they are moving too fast when they announce a wedding.

Director: John Bowab | Stars: Charlotte Rae, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn

Votes: 22

5. Too Close for Comfort (1980–1987)
Episode: Don't Rock the Boat (1983)

Comedy

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Henry is shocked to find his friend is marrying a much younger woman.

Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Ted Knight, Nancy Dussault, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Lydia Cornell

6. Madame's Place (1982– )

23 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Wayland Flowers' diva Madame (a retirement age ventriloquist character who all ways spoke her/his mind while wearing fabulously over the top jewel and feather accented designer original ... See full summary »

Stars: Wayland Flowers, Susan Tolsky, Johnny Haymer, Judy Landers

Votes: 136

7. Madame's Place (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.21 (1982)

23 min | Comedy, Romance

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Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Wayland Flowers, Susan Tolsky, Johnny Haymer, Corey Feldman

8. Going Ape! (1981)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

3.7
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When his father - who owned a circus - dies, Foster inherits 5 million dollars - and 3 orangutans. However there's a condition connected to the money: if he gives away the orangutans or ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Joe Kronsberg | Stars: Tony Danza, Jessica Walter, Stacey Nelkin, Danny DeVito

Votes: 658

9. Too Close for Comfort (1980–1987)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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Jackie and Sarah Rush are two grown sisters who live in half of a duplex. Their parents, Henry and Muriel, live in the other half. Though one might think this proximity may be fun, both ... See full summary »

Stars: Ted Knight, Nancy Dussault, Jim J. Bullock, Deborah Van Valkenburgh

Votes: 1,367

10. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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A group of girls, attending a boarding school, tackle issues throughout teenage life and later adulthood.

Stars: Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn, Nancy McKeon

Votes: 4,647

11. The Shaggy D.A. (1976)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.8
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A lawyer makes an interesting discovery that could affect his chances of getting elected to office.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, Tim Conway, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 2,138

12. The Partridge Family (1970–1974)
Episode: The Last of Howard (1973)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.6
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The Partridges are on a cruise ship. Laurie meets a handsome, charming man who seems to have an interest in her. He say he is a rich heir, but his actions are not of a rich man. Keith thinks he is a jewel thief.

Director: Richard Kinon | Stars: Shirley Jones, David Cassidy, Susan Dey, Danny Bonaduce

Votes: 18

13. The Partridge Family (1970–1974)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.5
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The humorous adventures of a family of pop musicians.

Stars: Shirley Jones, David Cassidy, Susan Dey, Danny Bonaduce

Votes: 2,696

14. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: The Lost Dog (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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Dennis finds a stray dog and wants to keep him. In one day, the dog causes a lot of problems.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Jay North, Gale Gordon, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry

Votes: 18

15. The Devil to Pay (1960)

28 min | Short, Comedy

4.9
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Industrial film made by the National Association of Wholesalers in 1960 that shows what happens when a NASA rocket accidentally lands on the Devil's (Buster Keaton) flower garden.

Director: Herb Skoble | Stars: Buster Keaton, Ralph Dunn, Ruth Gillette, Marion Morris

Votes: 8

16. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Television episodes built around the same sorts of incidents found in Hank Ketcham's long-running comic strip.

Stars: Jay North, Gloria Henry, Herbert Anderson, Billy Booth

Votes: 1,419

17. In a Lonely Place (1950)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Carl Benton Reid

Votes: 20,751

18. Everybody Does It (1949)

98 min | Comedy

6.9
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Leonard Borland loves his monied wife, but with his wrecking business looking shaky he treasures her all the more. So when she decides to try again to become an opera singer he indulges her... See full summary »

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Paul Douglas, Linda Darnell, Celeste Holm, Charles Coburn

Votes: 227

19. Nob Hill (1945)

95 min | Drama, Musical

6.3
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The owner of a San Francisco saloon yearns to rank among the upper crust of Nob Hill. When he begins romancing a wealthy socialite it looks like he may have his entry into high society. The... See full summary »

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: George Raft, Joan Bennett, Vivian Blaine, Peggy Ann Garner

Votes: 205

20. Hello Frisco, Hello (1943)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress.

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Alice Faye, John Payne, Jack Oakie, Lynn Bari

Votes: 349 | Gross: $3.40M

21. Coney Island (1943)

Approved | 96 min | Musical, Comedy

6.6
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Set at the turn of the century, smooth talking con man Eddie Johnson weasels his way into a job at friend and rival Joe Rocco's Coney Island night spot. Eddie meets the club's star ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Betty Grable, George Montgomery, Cesar Romero, Charles Winninger

Votes: 317 | Gross: $3.50M

22. Street of Chance (1942)

Approved | 74 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.6
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After an accident, a New York man with amnesia finds out the ugly truth about his real identity and past by interacting with people who seem to know him well.

Director: Jack Hively | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Claire Trevor, Louise Platt, Sheldon Leonard

Votes: 246

23. Small Town Deb (1942)

73 min | Comedy

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Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Jane Withers, Jane Darwell, Bruce Edwards, Cobina Wright

24. The Postman Didn't Ring (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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A government mail sack, missing for fifty years, is now being delivered. Stamp collector Julie Martin follows postal inspector Brennon on his delivery tour, hoping to find some rare stamps ... See full summary »

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Richard Travis, Brenda Joyce, Spencer Charters, Stanley Andrews

Votes: 13

25. The Monster and the Girl (1941)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.1
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After a young woman is coerced into prostitution and her brother framed for murder by an organized crime syndicate, retribution in the form of an ape visits the mobsters.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Ellen Drew, Robert Paige, Paul Lukas, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 312

26. For Beauty's Sake (1941)

61 min | Comedy

5.8
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A woman-hating astronomy professor, Bertram Dillsome, inherits a swank beauty salon in a New York hotel from his aunt. His New York arrival beings an unexpected fanfare of publicity ... See full summary »

Director: Shepard Traube | Stars: Ned Sparks, Marjorie Weaver, Ted North, Joan Davis

Votes: 8

27. Made for Each Other (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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While on a business trip, an ambitious young lawyer meets and immediately falls in love with a stranger. They wed the following day, and tragedy soon strikes.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Carole Lombard, James Stewart, Charles Coburn, Lucile Watson

Votes: 2,688

28. The Return of the Cisco Kid (1939)

Approved | 70 min | Western

6.4
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In Arizona a young woman who's being manipulated by an evil businessman is helped by the Cisco Kid who happens to be there on holiday.

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Warner Baxter, Lynn Bari, Cesar Romero, Henry Hull

Votes: 73

29. Little Accident (1939)

65 min | Comedy

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A baby is passed from hand to hand after her father abandons her.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Hugh Herbert, Florence Rice, Richard Carlson, Ernest Truex

30. Pride of the Navy (1939)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.0
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The story of Speed Brennan's bid for fame and fortune when he helps to invent a torpedo-carrying seaplane, and quickly learns that he is playing with death itself at three-hundred-miles per hour.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: James Dunn, Rochelle Hudson, Gordon Oliver, Horace McMahon

Votes: 9

31. In Old Chicago (1938)

Approved | 95 min | Action, Drama, Musical

6.9
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The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Alice Brady

Votes: 1,772

32. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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Rebecca's Uncle Harry leaves her with Aunt Miranda who forbids her to associate with show people. But neighbor Anthony Kent is a talent scout who secretly set it up for her to broadcast.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott, Jack Haley, Gloria Stuart

Votes: 1,179

33. Josette (1938)

73 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.5
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Two young men try to wrest their father from the clutches of a gold digger but by mistake think the woman is a young nightclub singer with whom they both fall in love.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Don Ameche, Simone Simon, Robert Young, Joan Davis

Votes: 55

34. The Chaser (1938)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Ann Morriss, Lewis Stone, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 34

35. Slander House (1938)

65 min | Drama

5.4
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Owner of salon catering to fat society dames must deal with a dull fiance, a romantic stranger, the jealous blond who loves him, and the lecherous husband of a client.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Adrienne Ames, Craig Reynolds, Esther Ralston, George Meeker

Votes: 31

36. Saratoga (1937)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

6.6
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After winning a stud farm in lieu of gambling debts, bookie Duke Bradley turns an eye to the daughter of the now deceased gambler and her millionaire fiancée.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan

Votes: 1,251 | Gross: $5.30M

37. This Is My Affair (1937)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.7
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Navy Lt. Richard Perry becomes an undercover man out to discover the leaders of a group of well connected men who pull off bank robberies during the McKinley administration (early 20th ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Robert Taylor, Barbara Stanwyck, Victor McLaglen, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 453

38. Wife, Doctor and Nurse (1937)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Social butterfly (Young) marries Park Avenue doctor (Baxter) and learns that his nurse (Bruce) is in love with him.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Loretta Young, Warner Baxter, Virginia Bruce, Jane Darwell

Votes: 35

39. Off to the Races (1937)

58 min | Comedy

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The Jones family's uncle George enters his trotting horse in the fair grounds race. The family helps raise the entrance fee and care for the horse.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Slim Summerville, Jed Prouty, Shirley Deane, Spring Byington

40. The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Not Rated | 176 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.8
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The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer, Frank Morgan

Votes: 5,997

41. San Francisco (1936)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.3
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A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, Spencer Tracy, Jack Holt

Votes: 4,296

42. The Gentleman from Louisiana (1936)

67 min | Crime, Drama

4.3
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In Victorian-era USA, a horse-jockey becomes a scapegoat in the nefarious schemes of a group of small-time criminals.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Eddie Quillan, Charles 'Chic' Sale, Charlotte Henry, John Miljan

Votes: 7

43. Bulldog Edition (1936)

Approved | 57 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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Two rival newspapers are engaged in a circulation battle, complicated by the fact that a vicious gangster inserts himself into the middle of it. Also complicating matters is that one ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Ray Walker, Evalyn Knapp, Regis Toomey, Cy Kendall

Votes: 46

44. The Spanish Cape Mystery (1935)

Passed | 73 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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Detective Ellery Queen's vacation is interrupted when murder strikes next door to his oceanside cabin.

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Donald Cook, Helen Twelvetrees, Berton Churchill, Frank Sheridan

Votes: 179

45. Convention Girl (1935)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.0
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A cabaret hostess is broken-hearted because she loves a gambler who does not love her.

Director: Luther Reed | Stars: Rose Hobart, Weldon Heyburn, Sally O'Neil, Herbert Rawlinson

Votes: 25

46. Life Begins at 40 (1935)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

7.1
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In small-town America the easy-going publisher of the local paper finds himself in opposition to the local banker on the return to town of a lad jailed possibly wrongly for a theft from the... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Will Rogers, Richard Cromwell, George Barbier, Rochelle Hudson

Votes: 115

47. Navy Wife (1935)

69 min | Drama

6.6
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Hawaiian naval nurse Trevor weds widowed officer Bellamy partly because he has a crippled daughter.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Claire Trevor, Ralph Bellamy, Jane Darwell, Warren Hymer

Votes: 13

48. Silk Hat Kid (1935)

Approved | 68 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Eddie Howard, a fast-thinking, two-fisted bodyguard, is hired by nightclub-owner Tim Martin to protect him from chiseling gangsters operating an extortion-racket. But Eddie meets and falls ... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Mae Clarke, Paul Kelly, Ralf Harolde

Votes: 14

49. Woman in the Dark (1934)

Unrated | 68 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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A paroled prisoner hits a man attacking a woman. He runs away scared that he may have killed him - he did not. From a book "Woman in the Dark" by Dashiell Hammett.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Fay Wray, Ralph Bellamy, Melvyn Douglas, Roscoe Ates

Votes: 219

50. David Harum (1934)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy

6.6
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Rogers plays a small town banker in the 1890s whose chief rival is the deacon (Middleton) with whom he has traded horse flesh. Taylor is a bank teller who places a winning $4,500 bet on a ... See full summary »

Director: James Cruze | Stars: Will Rogers, Louise Dresser, Evelyn Venable, Kent Taylor

Votes: 48

51. Frontier Marshal (1934)

66 min | Western

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While cleaning Tombstone of outlaws, Michael Wyatt receives amorous attentions of saloon dancer, while the typical girl woos good of the people, to take the upper hand.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: George O'Brien, Irene Bentley, George E. Stone, Alan Edwards

52. I Believed in You (1934)

69 min | Drama

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Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Rosemary Ames, John Boles, Victor Jory, Gertrude Michael

53. Three on a Honeymoon (1934)

65 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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This romantic comedy takes place on an ocean liner. One of the few unattached passengers is heiress Joan Foster. Joan finds herself in the arms of the ship's second officer. Little does she... See full summary »

Director: James Tinling | Stars: Sally Eilers, Zasu Pitts, Henrietta Crosman, Charles Starrett

Votes: 8

54. Wild Gold (1934)

75 min | Romance

6.4
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A young man desperately in love with a nightclub singer sees an opportunity to spend some time alone with her when they're traveling through the Nevada gold country, and he takes the ... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: John Boles, Claire Trevor, Harry Green, Roger Imhof

Votes: 11

55. So You Won't T-T-T-Talk (1934)

21 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Roscoe Ates, Shemp Howard, Billie Leonard, Ruth Gillette

56. Stage Mother (1933)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.2
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A vaudeville star has to leave her daughter with her dead husband's stuffy Boston parents while she makes a living. But when the daughter shows some talent, the mother become a stage mother... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Alice Brady, Maureen O'Sullivan, Franchot Tone, Phillips Holmes

Votes: 200

57. Keg o' My Heart (1933)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

4.8
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Director: Billy Gilbert | Stars: Billy Gilbert, Billy Bletcher, Don Barclay, Ruth Gillette

Votes: 5