John Randall is an Army cadet at West Point. His younger brother Paul is a midshipman at the Naval Academy. John contrives to help Paul’s timid romantic interest in Nancy Wayne by pretending to be interested in her himself. Paul, however, takes offense, and determines to beat his brother in the Army-Navy football game on purely personal grounds. Meanwhile, Paul and fellow midshipman Albert Price are hazed and tormented by upperclassmen.
The story of Ace Eli Walford, a 1920s stunt flyer who barnstorms around the country, taking his eleven-year-old son Rodger with him as he goes from town to town. The place is rural Kansas, and the time is midsummer in the early nineteen-twenties, not long after World War I.
Mara is the lonely owner of a gas station on a remote road leading to Salina, Mexico in this psychodrama. A young hippie is mistaken for her son who had left four years earlier. He is encouraged to stay and develops an amorous relationship with his supposed sister Billie. He looks into the family history and discovers Billie may have killed her own brother and Mara could very well be covering up the crime.
Young women go through Nursing School together, each with there own motivation for being there. They learn more than how to be a nurse.
My First Wife is about the dramatic collapse of the marriage between John and Helen. It is also a film about our children and the future we offer them. Helen has decided to leave, and it is John who lacks the inner resources to cope with the impending tragedy. Slowly he is sucked into a tunnel of despair – fighting his conservative nature and the romantic memories of his married life.
Raised by Natalie Brennan, a flamboyant and irresponsible mother, Ziggy Brennan gets involved in hustling men at a young age. She hangs around with a wild crowd and learns gets her “street smarts” first from her mother, who wants everyone to think they are sisters, and then from Denny Reagan, an older man. He starts teaching her his tricks of the trade and she falls right in line with his crooked ways. Then one night she meets Martin J. ‘Mart’ Neilson, a tall, handsome, honest farmer boy who’s a sailor and they fall in love. While he’s away fighting the war, she discovers she’s pregnant.
In the imaginary 19th-century town of Hope, draper Dorothea Brooks is desperate to save her sister from the clutches of opium, sex and the dastardly Fraser. She begs hunky migrant Lawrence Hayes to help; but complications ensue.
In this film, Mary Colbrook is an impoverished widow with four children. When she realizes she can no longer provide for her family, Mary ships the three eldest children off to their wealthy Aunt Caroline, while the youngest, Bill, loyally remains with his mom.