Latest Titles With John Kelly
1. Sofia (1948)
PG | 82 min | Action, Drama
In this Cold-War thriller Steve Roark (Gene Raymond) helps nuclear scientists in their desperate attempt to escape the ruthless Russian Communist agents who are chasing after them. Roark is... See full summary »
2. The Mighty McGurk (1947)
Approved | 85 min | Drama
"Slag" McGurk, a former boxing champ living on memories of glories past, spends his days and nights as a bouncer/braggert/boozer at Glenson's saloon. But when "Slag" stumbles upon a young ... See full summary »
6. Blue Skies (1946)
Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Jed Potter looks back on a love triangle conducted over the course of years and between musical numbers. Dancer Jed loves showgirl Mary, who loves compulsive nightclub-opener Johnny, who ... See full summary »
7. Young Widow (1946)
Approved | 100 min | Drama
A grieving war widow meets a young Lieutenant but spurns him for trying too hard to gain her affection. Will she give him a second chance when they meet again?
9. Joe Palooka, Champ (1946)
Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Manager Knobby Walsh discovers young hunk Joe Palooka and trains him to fight the champ. Mobsters try to make life tough for Joe and his socialite girlfriend Anne. Cameos by several boxing stars.
10. Wonder Man (1945)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
After being murdered by gangsters, an exuberant nightclub entertainer returns as a ghost to persuade his meek twin brother to help bring his killers to justice.
11. Nob Hill (1945)
95 min | Drama, Musical
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 »
12. That Night with You (1945)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy
A young singer becomes so desperate to appear on Broadway that she goes to a prominent producer and tells him that she is the daughter who resulted from his day-long marriage to a young woman he knew years ago.
15. Blonde from Brooklyn (1945)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Music
Returning soldier Dixon Harper meets cute with promising radio singer Susan Parker. Susan is mistaken for a heiress to a southern plantation by blustery colonel Farnsworth and she ignores wise cracking friend Diane to see the ruse through.
19. Up in Arms (1944)
Passed | 105 min | Comedy, Musical
Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and makes life miserable for his fellow GIs. He's also lovesick when it comes to pretty Mary Morgan, unaware that she's in love with his... See full summary »
20. Wing and a Prayer (1944)
Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War
In WW2, an American aircraft carrier sails around the Pacific on a decoy mission until it joins the battle of Midway against the Japanese forces.
21. Summer Storm (1944)
Approved | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In this filmed Chekhov adaptation, Olga is an alluring peasant woman who lures cynical aristocrat Fedor away from his milquetoast fiancée, with tragic consequences.
24. Coney Island (1943)
Approved | 96 min | Musical, Comedy
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 »
Votes: 315 | Gross: $3.50M
25. Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1943)
74 min | Musical
Music-hall star Madeleine Marlowe leaves London engaged to the Duke of Trippingham only to find back home that Police Gazette hack Samuel A. McGee has exposed her as former burlesque queen ... See full summary »
Votes: 220 | Gross: $3.40M
28. Moontide (1942)
Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man. In his uncertainty, he takes a job on an isolated bait barge. That night, he rescues ... See full summary »
31. My Gal Sal (1942)
103 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical
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 »
32. Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942)
102 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In the early 19th century, Congress mulls the idea of re-opening the West Point military training academy that formed officers for the American Revolutionary War.
34. Dr. Broadway (1942)
Approved | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
New York City physician, Dr. Timothy Kane, knows Broadway, the Great White Way and all of its characters thoroughly, as does his receptionist, Connie Madigan. A man Kane had sent to prison ... See full summary »
37. Topper Returns (1941)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
A fun-loving young woman finds herself murdered after trading bedrooms with her wealthy friend. Her ghost seeks aid from a banker to find out why and by whom.
38. Manpower (1941)
Approved | 104 min | Drama
Two friends, who are members of a road crew employed by a Los Angeles power company, battle the elements to restore electrical power and trade punches over the same woman.
39. You're in the Army Now (1941)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy
Vacuum-cleaner salesmen Homer "Jeeper" Smith and "Breezy" Jones are accidentally inducted into the army, and "Jeeper", who can sell anything, immediately begins to try and convince, Colonel... See full summary »
40. Blondie in Society (1941)
Approved | 76 min | Comedy
Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.
43. Three Sons o' Guns (1941)
Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Romance
Having being left a widow when her sons were young, Margaret Patters struggles to bring them up on the limited family finances. When they reach manhood, they cause her much travail because,... See full summary »
44. My Little Chickadee (1940)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Western
Rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, Flower Belle Lee is run out of Little Bend. On the train she meets con man Cuthbert J. Twillie and pretends to marry him for "... See full summary »
45. Road to Singapore (1940)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Bing Crosby and Bob Hope star in the first of the 'Road to' movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore - until they meet Dorothy Lamour.
46. The Green Hornet (1940)
Approved | 258 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A newspaper publisher and his Korean servant fight crime as vigilantes who pose as a notorious masked gangster and his aide.
47. Black Friday (1940)
Approved | 70 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality.
48. Castle on the Hudson (1940)
Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama
Mobster Tommy Gordon isn't worried about being sentenced to Sing Sing prison because his political pals have promised him a quick parole. A troublesome prisoner, he finally concedes that ... See full summary »
50. Bowery Boy (1940)
71 min | Comedy, Crime
Dr. Tom O'Hara takes over a public clinic in New York's desperately poor Bowery section. Boy gangleader Sock Dolan resents Tom's interference in moving Sock's kid brother to a hospital, ... See full summary »
52. These Glamour Girls (1939)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Drama
A drunken college student invites a dance hostess to the big college dance and then forgets he asked her. When she shows up at school, he tries to get rid of her, but she won't leave. ... See full summary »
53. Sergeant Madden (1939)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Family
A highly respected Irish cop is pleased when his son follows him onto the force. Unfortunately, the son is more interested in rewards than in upholding the law. When he shoots a child ... See full summary »
54. They Shall Have Music (1939)
Passed | 102 min | Music, Drama, Family
A boy runs away from home and ends up at a music school for poor children. When the school suffers hard times, he enlists the aid of violinist Heifetz to save the day.
58. Kid Nightingale (1939)
Passed | 57 min | Comedy, Music, Sport
A singing waiter gets into an argument with some obnoxious customers and winds up knocking them out. The incident is witnessed by a shady boxing promoter who sees an opportunity to cash in ... See full summary »
59. Wolf Call (1939)
Approved | 62 min | Adventure, Romance
Playboy Michael "Mike" Vance, Jr.is night-clubbing in New York City with Natalie. Natalie is shallow. Mike doesn't care. Mike and Natalie join a scavenger hunt and break-in a pet shop to ... See full summary »
60. Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby.
62. The Crowd Roars (1938)
Passed | 90 min | Action, Drama
A young boxer gets caught between a no-good father and a crime boss when he starts dating the boss's daughter, although she doesn't know what daddy does for a living.
64. Everybody's Doing It (1938)
Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Gangsters are attempting to control the solutions (and winning) of the puzzles in a national newspapers picture puzzles contest craze.
67. The Last Gangster (1937)
Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A gangster is jailed for ten years after his wife becomes pregnant. He becomes bitter when she divorces him and remarries.
69. Live, Love and Learn (1937)
Passed | 78 min | Comedy
Bob is a struggling artist who paints for his own amusement. Julie is a rich society girl. When they meet, it is cute and they are soon married. Living in a small apartment with the ... See full summary »
70. When's Your Birthday? (1937)
Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Romance
Some shady characters discover that a sad sack nightclub bus boy has the ability to predict outcomes of races and other events through astrology.
72. The Grand Bounce (1937)
Approved | 11 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
A man writes a check for $1,000 to cover a gambling debt. The problem is that he doesn't have enough money in his bank account to cover it. The check was written on Friday afternoon, but ... See full summary »
76. You Can't Buy Luck (1937)
Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Wealthy and superstitious race-horse owner Joe Baldwin practices philanthropy because he believes his charity donations bring luck to his ponies. One object of his bounty is gold-digger ... See full summary »
77. The Big Shot (1937)
Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A small-town veterinarian inherits $2 million from his uncle, whom he hasn't seen for years. He decides to use some of his new-found wealth to fund a clean-up crusade against the gangster ... See full summary »
78. That's My Story! (1937)
Approved | 62 min | Drama, Music, Mystery
A reporter desperate for a story tries to interview a gangster's girlfriend jailed in a small town. He gets himself thrown in the same jail and runs into a female reporter with the same ... See full summary »
79. 23 1/2 Hours Leave (1937)
Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Music, War
Army training Sgt. Gray makes a bet that he can get himself invited to breakfast with his commanding officer, General Markley. But he gets into an unhappy tangle with a couple of enemy ... See full summary »
81. Portia on Trial (1937)
Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama
Lady lawyer Portia Merryman (Frieda Inescourt) defends woebegone Elizabeth Manners (Heather Angel), who is on trial for shooting her lover Earle Condon (Neil Hamilton).
82. The Walking Dead (1936)
Approved | 66 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
After hapless pianist and ex-con John Elman is framed for murder, he is resurrected by a scientist after his execution.
83. San Francisco (1936)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
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.
85. Our Relations (1936)
Approved | 73 min | Comedy
Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town on shore leave carrying a valuable pearl ring entrusted to them by their ship's captain.... See full summary »
86. Poor Little Rich Girl (1936)
Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The daughter of a wealthy businessman becomes lost in the city while traveling to a new school, and is taken in by a pair of down-on-their-luck performers.
87. Born to Dance (1936)
Passed | 106 min | Musical, Comedy
Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny's wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love. Nora wants to become a dancer on Broadway. Ted rescues the Pekinese of ... See full summary »
88. The Devil Is a Sissy (1936)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
A well-bred young English lad living in lower Manhattan tries to gain acceptance from his not-so-well-bred peers at school.
91. The Bridge of Sighs (1936)
66 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller
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 »
93. It Had to Happen (1936)
79 min | Drama
A poor boy rises to power in politics. When the banker husband of his secret love takes money and flees the country, he replaces the lost amount and becomes implicated in the crime.
94. Lady Luck (1936)
Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
(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 »
97. Easy Money (1936)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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 »
98. Timothy's Quest (1936)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Drama
Timothy (Dickie Moore), an orphan, is sent with his sister, Gay (Sally Martin), to a farm run by Vilda Cummins (Elizabeth Patterson, an old maid with a dislike for children. Timothy ... See full summary »
99. The Law in Her Hands (1936)
Approved | 58 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Novice attorneys Mary and 'Dot' open their own practice, confident that their futures looks bright. But after months of rising debt and falling income, Mary stumbles into the employ of ... See full summary »
100. Fugitive in the Sky (1936)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
Reporter Terry Brewer goes to the Los Angeles airport to say goodbye to his sweetheart, airline hostess Rita Moore. He notices G-Man Mike Phelan among the passengers and assuming Phelan is ... See full summary »