|Bulldog Drummond's Revenge 1937 N/R, 60 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Adventure
Director: Louis King
Cast: John Barrymore, John Howard, Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny, E.E. Clive, Frank Puglia, Nydia Westman, Robert Gleckler, Lucien Littlefield, John Sutton, Miki Morita, Benny Bartlett, Matthew Boulton, Brooks Benedict, Gerald Rogers
With his fiancee Phyllis Claverling (Louise Campbell), his servant Tenny (E.E. Clive), and friend Algy Longworth (Reginald Denny) along for the ride with him, Bulldog Drummond (John Howard) is on the trail of the secret formula for a powerful bomb that has been stolen by Draven Nogais (Frank Puglia). The trail leads to a train headed for Paris. Of course, Scotland Yard's Col. Neilson (John Barrymore) is also on the trail, and adventures ensue.
|Follow the Fleet 1936 N/R, 110 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Mark Sandrich
Cast: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott, Harriet Hilliard, Astrid Allwyn, Harry Beresford, Russell Hicks, Brooks Benedict, Lucille Ball, Ray Mayer, Betty Grable, Joy Hodges, Jeanne Gray, Doris Lloyd, Frederic Blanchard
Professional dance partners Bake Baker (Fred Astaire) and Sherry Martin (Ginger Rogers) are separated when Baker joins the Navy. Now, they meet in San Francisco and stage a show for charity during Baker's shore leave. Meanwhile, Baker's sailor pal Bilge Smith (Randolph Scott) romances Sherry's sister Connie (Harriet Hilliard), but all does not go well for them. Astaire and Rogers' dance rendition of "Let's Face the Music and Dance" is a highlight of the film.
|The Freshman 1925 N/R, 70 min.|
Director: Fred C. Newmeyer
Cast: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Brooks Benedict, James Anderson, Hazel Keener, Joseph Harrington, Pat Harmon, May Wallace, Charles Stevenson, Oscar Smith
This is a great silent film about a nerdy freshman, Harold (Harold Lloyd), aspiring to be popular and to be selected as a player on the Tate College football team. He makes it AND becomes a hero.
|Houseboat 1958 N/R, 110 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Melville Shavelson
Cast: Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Martha Hyer, Harry Guardino, Eduardo Ciannelli, Murray Hamilton, Mimi Gibson, John Litel, Mary Forbes, Madge Kennedy, Charles Herbert, Werner Klemperer, Paul Petersen, Brooks Benedict, Susan Cabot
After Tom Winston's (Cary Grant) estranged wife is killed in an accident, Tom reunites with his children–Elizabeth (Mimi Gibson), David (Paul Petersen), and Robert (Charles Herbert). But, the children are not happy to be living with Tom in his small Washington, D.C. apartment. Tom prepares to move to a large house, but plans fall through, and they move onto a rundown houseboat on the Potomac River. Cinzia (Sophia Loren) signs on as the children's governess, and she helps Tom understand the meaning of love when romance blooms between Tom and Cinzia, and the children will now enjoy a happy family life.
|I Take This Oath 1940 N/R, 64 min.|
aka: Police Rookie
Director: Sam Newfield
Cast: Gordon Jones, Joyce Compton, Craig Reynolds, J. Farrell MacDonald, Mary Gordon, Robert Homans, Sam Flint, Veda Ann Borg, Guy Usher, Brooks Benedict, Edward Peil Sr., Budd Buster
After a veteran police officer (Robert Homans) is killed by racketeers, his son, rookie cop Steve Hanagan (Gordon Jones), investigates the crime syndicate and comes up with more than a few surprises, some of which are close to home.
|One Night in the Tropics 1940 N/R, 82 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical
Director: A. Edward Sutherland
Cast: Allan Jones, Nancy Kelly, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Robert Cummings, Mary Boland, William Frawley, Peggy Moran, Leo Carrillo, Don Alvarado, Eddie Acuff, Nina Orla, Richard Carle, Brooks Benedict, Kathleen Howard
Jim Moore (Allan Jones) is an insurance salesman who sells a policy to his friend Steve Harper (Robert Cummings) who is about to marry Cynthia Merrick (Nancy Kelly). When Jim falls in love with Cynthia, he steals her away, and they elope. This is Bud Abbott's and Lou Costello's movie debut, and they are given plenty of time for their shenanigans.
|Picture Brides 1934 N/R, 66 min.|
Director: Phil Rosen
Cast: Regis Toomey, Dorothy Mackaill, Dorothy Libaire, Alan Hale, Will Ahern, Mary Kornman, Fred Malatesta, Harvey Clark, Gladys Ahern, Esther Muir, Brooks Benedict, Viva Tattersall, Al Hill, Michael Visaroff
Five mail-order brides arrive at a remote mining community in the jungles of Brazil where all does not go as planned after the women are introduced to the harsh environment, lecherous men, and the unscrupulous mine boss (Alan Hale).
|Speedy 1928 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Action
Director: Ted Wilde
Cast: Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff, Brooks Benedict, Babe Ruth, Bryan Douglas, Don Wolheim, Walter Hiers, Gus Leonard, Hank Knight, Jack Perry, Sam Lufkin, Lou Gehrig, Bobby Dunn, James Dime
When railroaders try to ruin Grandpa's (Bert Woodruff) horse-drawn bus service, his granddaughter Jane (Ann Christy) gets help from Harold "Speedy" Swift (Harold Lloyd) who is a cab driver and has delivered Babe Ruth to Yankee Stadium. Speedy hitches up horses to a horsecar, races through New York City streets, and saves the day. Good scenes of the Queensboro and Brooklyn Bridges, Yankee Stadium, Times Square, and Central Park as they were many years ago.
|Tramp, Tramp, Tramp 1926 N/R, 62 min.|
Director: Harry Edwards
Cast: Harry Langdon, Joan Crawford, Tom Murray, Alec B. Francis, Edward Davis, Carlton Griffin, Brooks Benedict
Harry Langdon competes in a walking race across country–fraught with many obstacles–to win Billy Burton's (Joan Crawford) love AND $25,000.
|The Trespasser 1929 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: Edmund Goulding
Cast: Gloria Swanson, Robert Ames, Purnell Pratt, William(2) Holden, Kay Hammond, Henry B. Walthall, Blanche Friderici, Mary Forbes, Brooks Benedict, Henry Armetta
This is Gloria Swanson's first talkie film. She plays a young wife whose husband (Robert Ames) annuls their marriage when he succumbs to family pressure over his marital choice.
|What Price Hollywood? 1932 N/R, 88 min.|
Director: George Cukor
Cast: Constance Bennett, Lowell Sherman, Neil Hamilton, Gregory Ratoff, Brooks Benedict, Louise Beavers, Bryant Washburn, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Florence Roberts, Heinie Conklin
An alcoholic Hollywood producer, Maximilian Carey (Lowell Sherman), helps a waitress, Mary Evans (Constance Bennett), attain stardom and then sinks into his alcoholic abyss, which ends in suicide.
|1. Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1937)|
2. Follow the Fleet (1936)
3. The Freshman (1925)
4. Houseboat (1958)
5. I Take This Oath (1940)
aka: Police Rookie
6. One Night in the Tropics (1940)
7. Picture Brides (1934)
8. Speedy (1928)
9. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1926)
10. The Trespasser (1929)
11. What Price Hollywood? (1932)
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