Category: Pre Code

December 17, 2017 / Musical

Benny and Flo are a husband and wife dance team, Sloane and Darrel, traveling around the country as part of a revue. The revue gets picked up and taken to New York City, to be on Broadway. However, it quickly folds, and the two are forced to look for other employment. They eventually find work in a nightclub, becoming famous.But while performing at the nightclub, Flo becomes entranced by a young, sophisticated millionaire playboy, Winston.

WATCH MOVIE Syncopation (1929)

December 17, 2017 / Pre Code

Mary, the headstrong daughter of a New England shipping magnate, elopes to California in the 1860s with her father’s employee. The young pioneers face many hardships both on the journey west and after their arrival, as they create a life, a family and a future together.

WATCH MOVIE Secrets (1933)

December 15, 2017 / Pre Code

In 1925, John becomes President of the prosperous Warren Bank when Maggie retires. Six years later, John, Helen and the two children are happy in their home, but the two mother-in-laws are still bickering. When Lizzy inadvertently starts a run on the bank, it closes when Maggie learns that John has done what she had told him never to do – used the bank bonds for a get rich quick scheme.

WATCH MOVIE Prosperity (1932)

December 15, 2017 / Pre Code

A one-night fling during World War I results in a young girl getting pregnant. Years later, she meets him again. Now a successful businessman, he doesn’t even remember her, but tries to seduce her.

WATCH MOVIE Only Yesterday (1933)

December 8, 2017 / Pre Code

The titular hands belong to Lionel Barrymore, who plays a prominent defense attorney. To save his daughter from a cad, Barrymore murders the man and arranges to make the deed look like suicide. The victim’s mistress suspects foul play, but the lawyer has done his cover-up job too well. Barrymore very nearly pulls off his ruse–until the corpse itself has the “last word.”

WATCH MOVIE Guilty Hands (1931)

December 2, 2017 / Pre Code

While romancing a beautiful Russian countess, a captain in the Austrian intelligence service is assigned to capture “K-14”, a clever spy who has so far managed to remain undetected. What the captain doesn’t know is that he is actually closer to the spy than he realizes.

WATCH MOVIE After Tonight (1933)

July 27, 2017 / Pre Code

Joan Fry, a society woman, falls in love with Chuck Riley, the white-leader of a powerful gang in Chinatown, and he quickly drags her down into the depths with him. But seeing her so much in love with him causes him to realize he isl in love with her, and he determines to lift her up again. “Boston” Charley, the rival gang-leader, has other plans.

WATCH MOVIE Chinatown Nights (1929)