|Behind Office Doors 1931 N/R, 82 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Melville W. Brown
Cast: Mary Astor, Robert Ames, Ricardo Cortez, Kitty Kelly, Edna Murphy, Catherine Dale Owen, Charles Sellon, William Morris, George Irving, Lon Poff, Monte Vandergrift, Mary Foy
A secretary, Mary Linden (Mary Astor), is the force behind company president James Duneen (Robert Ames) and is the real reason he has achieved such success. She is taken for granted, and so, finally, Mary becomes romantically attached to another executive, Ronnie Wales (Ricardo Cortez) and that forces the president to look at her in a different way.
|Bright Eyes 1934 N/R, 84 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Drama
Director: David Butler
Cast: Shirley Temple, James Dunn, Jane Darwell, Judith Allen, Lois Wilson, Charles Sellon, Jane Withers, Theodore von Eltz, Brandon Hurst, George Irving, Walter Johnson, Dorothy Christy, Selmer Jackson, Paul McVey, Wade Boteler
Shirley Blake (Shirley Temple) is orphaned, and a custody battle ensues between the couple who take her in and the couple's Uncle Ned (Charles Sellon). This is the film in which Shirley Temple sang "On the Good Ship Lollipop."
|Bulldog Drummond 1929 N/R, 89 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: F. Richard Jones
Cast: Ronald Colman, Joan Bennett, Lilyan Tashman, Montagu Love, Charles Sellon, Claud Allister, Lawrence Grant, Tetsu Komai, Wilson Benge, Adolph Milar, Gertrude Short, Donald Novis, Tom Ricketts
Retired British military officer Bulldog Drummond (Ronald Colman) searches for adventure–and he finds it when Phyllis Benton (Joan Bennett) asks him to rescue her rich uncle (Charles Sellon) from the clutches of a nursing home where he is being held captive. This is the first of several series of Bulldog Drummond films based on a character created in the early 1900s.
|The Dark Horse 1932 N/R, 75 min.|
Director: Alfred E. Green
Cast: Warren William, Bette Davis, Guy Kibbee, Frank McHugh, Vivienne Osborne, Sam Hardy, Robert Warwick, Harry Holman, Charles Sellon, Robert Emmett O'Connor
This political satire features a less-than-competent gubernatorial candidate (Guy Kibbee) who is promoted by a devious campaign manager (Warren William) and his cohort (Bette Davis).
|It's a Gift 1934 N/R, 73 min.|
Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Cast: W.C. Fields, Kathleen Howard, Jean Rouverol, Julian Madison, Tammany Young, Tommy Bupp, Spencer Charters, Guy Usher, Baby LeRoy, Morgan Wallace, Charles Sellon, Josephine Whittell, Diana Lewis, Dell Henderson
In this classic W.C. Fields comedy, Harold Bissonette (Fields), despite objections from his nagging wife (Kathleen Howard), uses a mail-order service to buy a California orange grove that, of course, turns out to be worthless. Comedy reigns as Bissonette finds a way out of his financial mess.
|The Painted Desert 1931 N/R, 75 min.|
Director: Howard Higgin
Cast: William Boyd, Helen Twelvetrees, William Farnum, J. Farrell MacDonald, Clark Gable, Charles Sellon, Edmund Breese, Al St. John, Wade Boteler, Jim Mason, Hugh Adams, Will Walling, Edward Hearn, William Le Maire, Richard Cramer
When Jeff Cameron (J. Farrell MacDonald) and Cash Holbrook (William Farnum) find an infant abandoned, they argue over who will raise the baby. Cash raises him, names him Bill, and the feud continues between Jeff and Cash. Years later, Bill (William Boyd) has grown up and returned from college when he falls in love with Jeff's daughter, Mary Ellen (Helen Twelvetrees), who is also being pursued by Rance (Clark Gable). A showdown ensues, Bill marries Mary Ellen, and the marriage ends the family feud. This Western marks Gable's talkie-film debut.
|The Vagabond Lover 1929 N/R, 65 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy
Director: Marshall Neilan
Cast: Rudy Vallee, Sally Blane, Marie Dressler, Charles Sellon, Edward J. Nugent, Nella Walker, Danny O'Shea, Alan Roscoe, Malcolm Waite
College senior Rudy Bronson (Rudy Vallee) talks his way out of a tight spot by claiming to be his saxophone teacher: the famous Ted Grant. Believing he is Ted Grant, wealthy Mrs. Ethel Bertha Whitehall (Marie Dressler) hires Rudy and his band, and Rudy goes along with the ploy–but not without worrying about risking losing the love of his life (Sally Blane) because of the deception.
|1. Behind Office Doors (1931)|
2. Bright Eyes (1934)
3. Bulldog Drummond (1929)
4. Burning Up (1930)
5. The Dark Horse (1932)
6. It's a Gift (1934)
7. The Painted Desert (1931)
8. The Vagabond Lover (1929)
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