High school students struggle for social status and acceptance from the opposite sex in Out Of It. Paul is the shy boy who asks the blonde cheerleader Christine for a date. The two see Romeo and Juliet, but Christine tells Paul she is feeling ill. After he brings her home, he discovers she made the excuse to keep a date with Russ, the quarterback on the football team.
A private detective, who has been shot, stumbles into the office of Michael Shayne, and dies before Shayne can question him. Shayne finds a baggage ticket in his hand. He claims it and finds the checked-bag contains the loot from a robbery. Now, he has about fifty minutes left of the running time to find the crooks, bring them to justice and return the money to the rightful owners. And needs all of it.
George “Babyface” Nelson became one of the most important gangsters of 1920s Chicago by making brutal robberies. In order to compete with Al Capone, he allied himself with John Dillinger.
Matty is an actor whose career is on the fast track; however, he’s not able to handle the pressures of life in Hollywood, so he heads to Miami to recharge his emotional batteries. Given Miami’s night life, this might not have been the wisest choice he could have made, as he’s soon sunk deep in a sea of drink and drugs.
Brad Adams is the new manager of a manufacturing plant in a small New Hampshire town. He is brought in by owner Mrs. Doubleday to calm labor relations plus layoff employees. Brad manages to also find romance.
A shy, introverted young girl takes a summer job at a seaside resort in Wales. She finds the staff, the owners and patrons unlike anyone she has ever met before.
Two Coast Guard pilots fall in love with the same woman. She chooses the more macho of the two, but soon tires of his hyper-masculine behavior. She leaves him. He tries to win her back by showing off in a Navy plane, but ends up crashing and losing his pilot’s wings. When his buddy is lost in the Arctic, the wingless pilot begs for the chance to redeem himself and find him.
As suggested by its title, Behind the News was a “stop the presses!” yarn set in a big-city newsroom. Lloyd Nolan is top-billed as a cynical reporter with a penchant for sticking his neck out too far. Frank Albertson costars as a cub reporter fresh out of journalism school, whose presence is resented by Nolan and his fellow workers. But it is Albertson who, after running afoul of the law, is instrumental in breaking up a ring of racketeers.