|The Big Chance 1933 N/R, 63 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action / Adventure / Romance
Director: Albert Herman
Cast: John Darrow, Merna Kennedy, Natalie Moorhead, Mickey Rooney, Matthew Betz, Hank Mann, Robert McKenzie, Virginia True Boardman, Frank LaRue, George Chesebro, Jack Mower, George Morrell, Billy Engle, Rose Plumer, Kit Guard
Rocky (John Darrow) wins a boxing match, but it is part of gambler Flash McQuaid's (Mathew Betz) plan. The match was fixed, and McQuaid plans to stage more fixed fights and then have Rocky throw a championship fight. Plans go awry when Rocky meets and falls in love with church-going Mary (Merna Kennedy). Rocky decides to change his ways, but McQuaid has his own plans for Rocky and does not hold back in his efforts to rid Rocky of Mary's influence–he even kidnaps Mary's young brother, Arthur (Mickey Rooney). But, by story's end, all ends happily.
|The Cat and the Canary 1927 N/R, 74 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Horror
Director: Paul Leni
Cast: Laura LaPlante, Tully Marshall, Flora Finch, Creighton Hale, Gertrude Astor, Lucien Littlefield, Forrest Stanley, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Martha Mattox, George Siegmann, Billy Engle, Hal Craig, Joe Murphy
This silent film classic is about expectant heirs who spend the night in a haunted house. It has been 20 years since wealthy Cyrus West died, and relatives are there for the reading of his will, which demands that they spend one night in the house. And the night of frights begins with murder not out of the question.
|The Flying Deuces 1939 N/R, 67 min.|
Director: A. Edward Sutherland
Cast: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker, Reginald Gardiner, Charles Middleton, Jean Del Val, Crane Whitley, James Finlayson, Richard Cramer, Michael Visaroff, Billy Engle, Sam Lufkin, Kit Guard, Arthur Housman, Jack Chefe
After Ollie (Oliver Hardy) has been rejected by his lady love Georgette (Jean Parker) because she is already married to Francois (Reginald Gardiner), he and Stan (Stan Laurel) join the Foreign Legion to help Ollie forget his troubles. But, their ineptness leads to them being charged with desertion. They escape in a stolen airplane that crashes.
|The Nevada Buckaroo 1931 N/R, 59 min.|
Director: John P. McCarthy
Cast: Bob Steele, Dorothy Dix, Ed Brady, George "Gabby" Hayes, Glen Cavender, Billy Engle, Artie Ortego, John Elliott, Gordon De Main, Merrill McCormick
The Nevada Kid (Bob Steele) and sidekick Cherokee (George 'Gabby' Hayes) rob stages for a living. When Nevada is captured and jailed, Cherokee forges a pardon to gain his release. Nevada decides to go straight and takes a job guarding the stagecoach. Of course, when the stage is robbed and the driver killed, Nevada is charged with the crime and now must prove his innocence by bringing the real culprits to justice.
|1. The Big Chance (1933)|
2. The Cat and the Canary (1927)
3. The Flying Deuces (1939)
4. The Nevada Buckaroo (1931)
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