|Barnacle Bill 1941 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: Richard Thorpe
Cast: Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main, Leo Carrillo, Virginia Weidler, Donald Meek, Barton MacLane, Irving Bacon, Connie Gilchrist, Sara Haden, William Edmunds, Don Terry, Alec Craig, Milton Kibbee, James Millican, William Forrest
Wallace Beery plays old salt Bill Johansen who is being pursued by Marge Cavendish (Marjorie Main) who would like to marry him. When not trying to escape the clutches of Marge, Bill must deal with 12-year-old Virginia (Virginia Weidler)–the young girl he has just learned is his daughter. Marge loans Bill money to purchase his dream schooner that is on the auction block, and the adventures begin. But, after more than a few complications, Bill returns home to a smiling Virginia and marries Marge.
|Overland Mail 1942 N/R, 275 min.|
Director: Ford Beebe, John Rawlins
Cast: Lon Chaney Jr., Helen Parrish, Don Terry, Noah Beery Jr., Bob Baker, Noah Beery, Tom Chatterton, Charles Stevens, Robert Barron, Harry Cording, Marguerite De La Motte, Ben Taggart
In this 15-episode serial, government agents Jim Lane (Lon Chaney Jr.) and Sierra Pete (Noah Beery Jr.) investigate what's going on with mail deliveries that are being ambushed. It's all about getting the franchise, and the bad guys dress up as Indians to divert the blame.
|Sherlock Holmes in Washington 1943 N/R, 71 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama / Thriller
Director: Roy William Neill
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Lord, Henry Daniell, George Zucco, Holmes Herbert, John Archer, Gavin Muir, Ian Wolfe, Thurston Hall, Edmund MacDonald, Don Terry, Bradley Page, Mary Gordon, Mary Forbes
Filmed during World War II, this movie is about Nazi spies trying to get their hands on microfilm containing secret documents hidden in a matchbox. A British clerk is killed while carrying the matchbox to Washington, D.C., and the matchbox has passed through several hands. Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) and Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce) travel to Washington, DC, and, in the process of their investigation, they learn that the matchbox has ended up in the hands of socialite Nancy Partridge (Marjorie Lord). They come to her rescue and sleuth out the villains.
|1. Barnacle Bill (1941)|
2. Overland Mail (1942)
3. Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)
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