Tag: 1940s

December 17, 2017 / Musical

The movie takes place behind the scenes of a fictional vaudeville play. The story centers on a recently divorced woman. She decides to use her alimony settlement to produce her own show. Unfortunately her chief backer insists on starring in it. She is saved by a talented man, who puts everything on risk to replace the talentless chief backer.

December 17, 2017 / Comedy

The nephew of a wealthy nobleman, convicted for a forged check, is replaced in prison by a poor engineer. From the exchange of people derives a chain of misunderstandings and messes that ends out well.

December 17, 2017 / Comedy

The sailor in this entertaining 20th Century-Fox programmer is Danny Malone, while the lady is Sally Gilroy. Danny’s impending marriage to Sally is put on the back burner when she is put in charge of an orphaned baby. During naval maneuvers, the infant is accidentally deposited on board Danny’s ship. Chaos reigns supreme until Danny hits upon a way to set things right.

December 12, 2017 / Comedy

Victor Ballard is a poor but happy-go-lucky New York sidewalk photographer who shares a studio apartment with a painter from Poland, Stefan Janowski. When Victor shoots a photo of Alexandra Curtis, he realizes she is desperate and in need of a friend who can guide her through the ways and means of surviving in Manhattan with no money.

December 12, 2017 / Thriller

Edmund Lowe plays Barrymoresque stage actor Cory Williams, who vaingloriously tries to solve a bizarre series of murders. Though the killings take place in the heart of New York, the victims are killed by the venom of a rattlesnake. It turns out that the killing has a vendetta against theater people, and Williams may be next on the list.

December 7, 2017 / Comedy

Peterson Price Porterhouse III and Nancy Crane, both flat broke, meet on a Florida beach and decide to “go for the big money,” under the premise that perception will turn into reality. They crash into several big houses, pretending they are in the market for an estate, and are soon, although still penniless, living in the best hotel in town, throwing lavish parties and mingling with the upper crust. This is too good to last, but may have anyway if true love hadn’t reared its ugly head.

August 3, 2017 / Film Noir

This drama is an updated version of Ulmer’s 1944 film Bluebeard. It is set in New York and follows the exploits of an eccentric Parisian painter who has come to New York to escape a controversy surrounding his work. The trouble stems when the model he has used in all his work is found floating dead in the Seine.

August 2, 2017 / Musical

Stupid football player is kidnapped by gangsters. Lunatics abound: former footballer now dancer, professor interested in magic, gangster who makes horse noises when excited.