A prostitute picks up a fugitive who’s on the run after a robbery. She helps him evade the cops, then joins him, to blow the twenty grand he’s carrying, on a wild suicide-pact spree.
Category: Pre Code
The search for sunken treasure provides the basis for this adventure that begins when a treasure hunter’s dive is sabotaged. He is diving off the shore of a remote tropical island that is the scene of an inter island war between rival native bands. While he is underwater, enemy natives cut his air hose. He manages to survive and make it to the beach still wearing his cumbersome diving suit. The stunned local cannibals immediately hail him as a sea god. This ruse comes in handy when he finds that evil rival treasure hunters also inhabit the lush isle.
In this wartime drama, a French POW during WW I is held captive at a German prison camp. At the same time, an aristocrat sits in a nearby castle proudly daydreaming about seeing his four German sons marching victoriously into Paris. One of those sons is engaged to a pretty woman who is really in love with the POW.
In this film, Chicago truck farmer Selena sacrifices everything for her son Dirk, dreaming that the boy will become a successful architect. But the callow Dirk breaks his mom’s heart by becoming a bond salesman. Selena vows that Rolf Pool will not prove a similar disappoint to his parents.
Jack Norton is a diamond smuggler operating in South America who is strong-armed into participating in a blackmail scheme. Norton is to obtain several compromising photos of Margaret Townsend, the wife of American consulate Charles Townsend. The plan collapses when the “hero” falls in love with Margaret.
Pierre is the bastard son of blowzy, besotted circus performer Mme. Azais. Fiercely ambitious, Pierre enters the world of automobile manufacturing, rising to the heights of success by callously using wealthy women to get ahead. After breaking one heart after another, Pierre is finally beaten at his own game by a disgruntled young lady who walks out on him, forcing him to admit that he’s an utter flop as a human being.
When his father is murdered, erstwhile conman Nick Darrow asks the cops if he can go undercover to find the killers, and maybe even stop a crime ring that has been plaguing the police. The sister of another innocent victim joins him as they infiltrate the syndicate. Any wrong move could lead to instant death.