Category: Pre Code

November 19, 2019 / Pre Code

Tom Duncan, a young Tennessee painter, is thrilled to receive an art scholarship to Paris. When he arrives, he finds himself surrounded by a group of eclectic characters, as well as his beautiful new roommate, Kay. What relationship could form between them, however, is soon threatened when fellow artists begin to advise Tom to drink, and he falls in with a notorious golddigger.

July 3, 2019 / Pre Code

Due to a clerical error, Harold, a bumbling small-town chap with Hollywood dreams, is invited to a film audition in Los Angeles. His screen test is a disaster, but he’s hired as a film extra. He begins a romance with actress Mary, not recognizing her as the “Spanish Lady,” the heavily-costumed female lead in the movie he’s in. On set, Mary uses her sultry alter ego to toy with Harold, who becomes so flustered that he blunders his way to comic stardom.

June 14, 2019 / Pre Code

Grumpy, a retired London criminal lawyer who lives on his country estate with his granddaughter, Virginia, is a witty and lovable, though temperamental, old man. Jarvis, one of Virginia’s recent acquaintances, is their houseguest when Ernest Heron, Virginia’s sweetheart, returns from South Africa as the secret bearer of a valuable diamond. That night, Ernest is attacked in the library and the diamond is stolen, the only clue being a camellia placed in his hand.

May 19, 2019 / Pre Code

Miss Madeline Fane is a famous California screen star who has been devoted to her baby son Michael since her husband’s death the previous year. One morning she awakens to find Michael has been kidnapped. After a day, she calls in the police, who instantly begin an all-out search.

May 13, 2019 / Pre Code

International con artist Martha Hicks a.k.a. Countess von Claudwig is released from another stay in prison and decides to treat her rheumatism with a stay at her estranged husband’s hotel at a Wisconsin spa. There undercover, she checks in on the two daughters she abandoned as infants.

April 26, 2019 / Pre Code

Jacques Costaud, a French war veteran is sentenced to life in prison for killing a man but soon escapes from a penal colony in French Guyana. He then flees to Paris to find his daughter Manon, who believes him dead. Now he must try to keep her from being abducted into a life of prostitution and keeping his true identity a secret.

April 22, 2019 / Pre Code

The scheme of a pair of married con artist goes awry when their victim dies, and they care both caught and imprisoned. When she gets out of prison, she tries to put her life back together.

April 9, 2019 / Musical

The rise and fall of a popular entertainer provides the basis of this musical drama. Harry Raymond begins his career with nothing but his ambition, his talent and the support of friends and loved ones. Eventually he hits the big time and becomes a star. Unfortunately with stardom comes arrogance and selfishness and he disdains his lowly but loyal lover and pals to hang out with the upper crust.