|Abe Lincoln in Illinois 1940 N/R, 110 min.|
Director: John Cromwell
Cast: Raymond Massey, Ruth Gordon, Gene Lockhart, Mary Howard, Howard Da Silva, Dorothy Tree, Harvey Stephens, Minor Watson, Alan Baxter, Elisabeth Risdon, Aldrich Bowker, Maurice Murphy, Louis Jean Heydt, Clem Bevans
Based on Robert E. Sherwood's Pulitzer Prize winning play, this is a classic film about the 16th President, covering his childhood through election to the Presidency. Along with Lincoln's professional life, highlighted by his debates with Stephen Douglas (Gene Lockhart), his personal life, including the doomed courtship of Ann Rutledge (Mary Howard) and later marriage to Mary Todd (Ruth Gordon in her screen debut) are also part of the story.
|After Office Hours 1935 N/R, 73 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Cast: Constance Bennett, Clark Gable, Stuart Erwin, Billie Burke, Katharine Alexander, Henry Travers, Harvey Stephens, William Demarest, Hale Hamilton, Henry Armetta, Charles Richman, Herbert Bunston, Bess Flowers, James Ellison, Margaret Dumont
Jim Branch (Clark Gable) manages a big city newspaper and rehires fired reporter Sharon Norwood (Constance Bennett) after he sees her dating Tommy Bannister (Harvey Stephens) who is the co-respondent in a messy divorce case. Jim is hoping for a big story, and inside information on the wealthy Pattersons–Julia and Henry (Katharine Alexander and Hale Hamilton)–will work. When Julia is murdered and Tommy is accused, Jim and Sharon dig up the roots of a major scandal and discover their love for each other.
|The Bat 1959 N/R, 80 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Mystery
Director: Crane Wilbur
Cast: Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead, Gavin Gordon, John Sutton, Lenita Lane, Darla Hood, John Bryant, Harvey Stephens, Mike Steele, Elaine Edwards, Riza Royce, Robert Williams
Adapted from Mary Roberts Rinehart's novel, this is the story of mystery writer Cornelia Van Gorder's (Agnes Moorehead) experiences after she rents a country mansion in which one million dollars in securities are hidden. A hooded killer "The Bat" wants those securities and will murder anyone who gets in his way. Mysterious and dangerous events ensue as the local police detective (Gavin Gordon) investigates–but there is more to the detective than meets the eye.
|The Cheat 1931 N/R, 70 min.|
Cast: Tallulah Bankhead, Harvey Stephens, Irving Pichel, Jay Fassett, William Ingersoll, Robert Strange, Hanaki Yoshiwara, Willard Dashiell, Edward Keane, Ann Andrews, Porter Hall, Arthur Hohl, Millard Mitchell, Henry Warwick, Jimmy Granato
The year is 1931 when Elsa Carlyle (Tallulah Bankhead) loses $10,000 gambling and tries to hide the loss from her husband Jeffrey (Harvey Stephens). She takes money from a charity and invests in the stock market. That plan also fails. Now, Elsa is forced to accept money from wealthy Hardy Livingston (Irving Pichel), but when Jeffrey finds out he gives Elsa the money to pay him back. Hardy is trying to possess Elsa and refuses the money, so Elsa shoots him. Jeffrey takes the blame and goes to court. Just as he is about to be convicted, Elsa shouts out the truth, and Jeffrey is saved.
|The Courtship of Andy Hardy 1942 N/R, 93 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: George B. Seitz
Cast: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Fay Holden, Ann Rutherford, Sara Haden, Donna Reed, William Lundigan, Frieda Inescort, George P. Breakston, Harvey Stephens, Betty Wells
Judge Hardy (Lewis Stone) is handling a divorce case when he asks son Andy (Mickey Rooney) to date the divorcing couple's daughter, Melodie (Donna Reed)–an act he believes will help Melodie gain popularity and aid in her parents' reconciliation. Of course, complications ensue.
|Dangerous to Know 1938 N/R, 70 min.|
Director: Robert Florey
Cast: Anna May Wong, Akim Tamiroff, Gail Patrick, Lloyd Nolan, Harvey Stephens, Anthony Quinn, Roscoe Karns, Porter Hall, Hedda Hopper, Eddie Marr
Gangster Stephen Recka (Akim Tamiroff) drops his faithful mistress (Anna May Wong) in favor of a beautiful society girl (Gail Patrick).
|Diary of a Madman 1963 N/R, 96 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Reginald LeBorg
Cast: Vincent Price, Nancy Kovack, Chris Warfield, Ian Wolfe, Nelson Olmstead, Steve Roberts, Lewis Martin, Edward Colmans, Harvey Stephens
Based on Guy de Maupassant's "Le Horla," this horror story is about a man who kills a convict in self-defense and then becomes possessed by the convicts "Horla" (evil spirit).
|Evelyn Prentice 1934 N/R, 78 min.|
Director: William K. Howard
Cast: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Una Merkel, Rosalind Russell, Harvey Stephens, Isabel Jewell, Frank Conroy, Henry Wadsworth, Edward Brophy, Jessie Ralph
Successful lawyer John Prentice (William Powell) and his wife Evelyn (Myrna Loy) unwittingly become involved in blackmail and murder.
|The Fighting 69th 1940 N/R, 89 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Drama
Director: William Keighley
Cast: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Brent, Jeffrey Lynn, Alan Hale, Frank McHugh, Dennis Morgan, Dick Foran, William Lundigan, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, Henry O'Neill, John Litel, Sammy Cohen, Harvey Stephens, William Hopper
This film is based on facts from the 69th regiment's World War I records. Jerry Plunkett (James Cagney) is a smart-aleck recruit who buckles under fire and causes the death of some men in his company. Father Duffy (Pat O'Brien) helps in the rehabilitation. Great battle scenes.
|Forlorn River 1937 N/R, 62 min.|
aka: River of Destiny
Director: Charles Barton
Cast: Buster Crabbe, June Martel, Harvey Stephens, John Patterson, Syd Saylor, William Duncan, Chester Conklin, Ray Bennett, Ruth Warren, Lew Kelly, Barlowe Borland, Larry Lawrence, Lee Powell, Oscar "Dutch" Hendrian
In this Zane Grey tale, Nevada (Buster Crabbe) and his sidekick "Weary" (Syd Saylor) are in pursuit of Les Setter (Harvey Stephens) and his gang. Nevada finds Les, but the outlaw is clever and frames Nevada for rustling, and the ineffective sheriff (Chester Conklin) jails Nevada. By story's end, Nevada eventually gets his man–and also gets the lady (June Martel).
|Joe Smith, American 1942 N/R, 63 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action
Director: Richard Thorpe
Cast: Robert Young, Marsha Hunt, Harvey Stephens, Darryl Hickman, Jonathan Hale, Noel Madison, Don Costello, Joseph Anthony, William Forrest, Russell Hicks, Mark Daniels, William Tannen, Dorothy Adams, Robert Blake, Cliff Clark
During World War II, Joe Smith (Robert Young) is a crew chief in a defense plant who is given a top-secret job installing bomb sights. After beginning work on the project, Joe is kidnapped by Nazi thugs who want information about the bomb sights and their ability to make bombing more accurate. To keep his sanity during interrogations, Joe remembers past events of his life–including his marriage to Mary (Marsha Hunt) and happy moments in the life of their son Johnny (Darryl Hickman). His tactics work, and he escapes and leads the FBI to his captors.
|The Lady Is Willing 1942 N/R, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Mitchell Leisen
Cast: Marlene Dietrich, Fred MacMurray, Aline MacMahon, Stanley Ridges, Arline Judge, Roger Clark, Sterling Holloway, Elisabeth Risdon, Marietta Canty, Harvey Stephens, David James, Ruth Ford, Harry Shannon, Charles Lane, Kitty Kelly
Broadway star Elizabeth Madden (Marlene Dietrich) wants to adopt a baby, but she needs a husband first. She opts for a staid pediatrician, Doctor Cory McBain (Fred MacMurray), as the solution to her dilemma.
|Let 'Em Have It 1935 N/R, 96 min.|
aka: False Faces
Director: Sam Wood
Cast: Richard Arlen, Virginia Bruce, Alice Brady, Bruce Cabot, Harvey Stephens, Eric Linden, Joyce Compton, Gordon Jones, J. Farrell MacDonald, Bodil Rosing, Paul Stanton, Hale Hamilton, Dorothy Appleby, Barbara Pepper, Matthew Betz
FBI agents Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan (Richard Arlen, Harvey Stephens, and Gordon Jones) go through the rigors of training and then track down gang leader Joe Keefer (Bruce Cabot) who has resorted to plastic surgery in order to disguise himself. Car chases and gun fights abound. 1 User Review
|leeve3311 11/26/2009 |
| In Glendale, California in 1935, I was summering with my grandmother, and she|
permitted me to go to a 'Movie Preview", that is a preview pre-release, to get
an idea of how the movie might be received. I was 6 yrs old (and with a friend),
saw the movie. I thought it was great. Got to meet Virginia Bruce, and I think
I saw Bruce Cabot. I also remember the auto used in the movie by Mr. Cabot
was also there. I was quiite thrilled.
|Maid of Salem 1937 N/R, 86 min.|
Director: Frank Lloyd
Cast: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Louise Dresser, Gale Sondergaard, Beulah Bondi, Bonita Granville, Donald Meek, Harvey Stephens, E.E. Clive, Benny Bartlett, Edward Ellis, Virginia Weidler, Halliwell Hobbes, Pedro de Cordoba, Madame Sul-Te-Wan
Barbara Clark (Claudette Colbert) lives in Salem, Massachusetts, during the "witch trials" of colonial days. When she falls in love with Roger Coverman (Fred MacMurray) who is on the lam from Virginia, her romance causes a scandal. After young Ann Goode (Bonita Granville) pretends to be possessed, she is tried and sentenced to be burned at the stake. Now, Barbara is accused of witchcraft, but Roger arrives in town to save Barbara and Ann, and all ends well.
|The Murder Man 1935 N/R, 70 min.|
Director: Tim Whelan
Cast: Spencer Tracy, Virginia Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Harvey Stephens, James Stewart, Robert Barrat, William Demarest, William Collier Sr., Lucien Littlefield, George Chandler
When a murder is committed, a reporter is intimately involved. Stewart's feature film debut.
|Night of Mystery 1937 N/R, 66 min.|
Director: Ewald Andre Dupont
Cast: Grant Richards, Roscoe Karns, Helen Burgess, Ruth Coleman, Elizabeth Patterson, Harvey Stephens, June Martel, Ellen Drew, Purnell Pratt, Colin Tapley, James Bush, Ivan F. Simpson
This remake of 1929's "The Greene Murder Case" brings yet another actor (Grant Richards) to the scene as the suave, master detective Philo Vance. Vance investigates the murder of a NY millionaire as greedy relatives seek a portion of the inheritance. After a few suspects are murdered, Vance comes up with the killer. Richards certainly was not the best Philo Vance.
|The Oklahoma Kid 1939 N/R, 80 min.|
Director: Lloyd Bacon
Cast: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Rosemary Lane, Donald Crisp, Ward Bond, Harvey Stephens, Hugh Sothern, Charles Middleton, Edward Pawley, Trevor Bardette
This is an odd movie. Cagney is the good guy and Bogey is the villain in this Western saga. Cagney is a feared gunman who seeks revenge on the men who hanged his innocent father. A highlight of the film is the interlude when Cagney sings "I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard" accompanied by a honky-tonk piano and a pair of six-shooters.
|The Omen 1976 R, 111 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Mystery
Director: Richard Donner
Cast: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner, Billie Whitelaw, Leo McKern, Harvey Stephens, Patrick Troughton, Martin Benson, Anthony Nicholls, Robert Rietty, Tommy Duggan, John Stride, Holly Palance, Sheila Raynor, Roy Boyd
The son of Satan is raised by a very nice couple, American Ambassador Robert Thorn and his wife Katherine (Gregory Peck and Lee Remick). Five years before, they had replaced their baby who did not survive childbirth with another. Now, a series of deaths have occurred, and their young boy, Damien (Harvey Stephens), is a suspect. Could he be the Antichrist?
|The Robin Hood of El Dorado 1936 N/R, 86 min.|
Genre: Drama / Western / Romance
Director: William A. Wellman
Cast: Warner Baxter, Ann Loring, Bruce Cabot, Margo, J. Carrol Naish, Edgar Kennedy, Charles Trowbridge, Francis McDonald, Edgar Kennedy, Soledad Jimenez, Carlos De Valdez, Eric Linden, Harvey Stephens, Ralph Remley, George Regas
Beautiful location shots enhance this definitely fictionalized biography of a real-life Mexican marauder, Joaquin Murrieta (Warner Baxter), who commits brutal crimes to avenge his wife Rosita's (Margo) death. Branded an outlaw, Joaquin joins forces with bandit Three-Fingered Jack (J. Carrol Naish), and they steal horses and guns for their army of Mexicans who join them on a rampage. Their brutality culminates in a deadly gun battle when Joaquin's friend Bill Warren (Bruce Cabot) leads a posse in pursuit of the marauders.
|Stagecoach War 1940 N/R, 63 min.|
Genre: Western / Action / Musical
Director: Lesley Selander
Cast: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Julie Carter, Harvey Stephens, J. Farrell MacDonald, Britt Wood, Eddie Dean, Eddy Waller, Jack Rockwell, Rad Robinson, Frank Lacteen, The King's Men, Hank Bell, Rod Cameron, Bob Burns
Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd), Speedy (Britt Wood), and Lucky (Russell Hayden) are driving a herd of mustangs to Wells Fargo agent Jeff Chapman's (J. Farrell MacDonald) stagecoach line when they find a stagecoach that "Smiley" (Rad Robinson) and his singing outlaws have robbed. They come to Jeff's aid and later help him save his stagecoach contract.
|Swing High, Swing Low 1937 N/R, 92 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Mitchell Leisen
Cast: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Charles Butterworth, Jean Dixon, Dorothy Lamour, Harvey Stephens, Franklin Pangborn, Anthony Quinn, Cecil Cunningham, Charles Arnt, Charles Judels
Maggie King (Carole Lombard) is sure her happiness lies with jazzman Skid Johnson (Fred MacMurray), but convincing Skid of that is not an easy job. 1 User Review
|Anonymous 03/17/2012 |
| For 1937, this movie is ahead of its time. Corny story, but I couldn't help but love it. Funny, Sexy, and Heartbreaking|
|The Texans 1938 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: James P. Hogan
Cast: Joan Bennett, Randolph Scott, May Robson, Walter Brennan, Robert Cummings, Robert Barrat, Harvey Stephens, Francis Ford, Raymond Hatton, Irving Bacon
Following the Civil War, high taxes prove impossible for one Texas family that drives their cattle to a new range outside the area being taxed.
|The Texas Rangers Ride Again 1940 N/R, 67 min.|
Director: James P. Hogan
Cast: Ellen Drew, John Howard, Akim Tamiroff, May Robson, Broderick Crawford, Charley Grapewin, John Miljan, Anthony Quinn, Robert Ryan, Monte Blue, Harvey Stephens, Eva Puig, Harold Goodwin, Joseph Crehan, Eddie Foy Jr.
In this sequel to "The Texas Rangers" (1936), "Stats" Dangerfield (Ellen Drew) asks for help from the Texas Rangers. Working undercover, Jim Kingston (John Howard) and Mace Townsley (Broderick Crawford) arrive at her ranch to investigate a case of cattle rustling. They infiltrate the gang of rustlers, led by ranch foreman Joe Yuma (Anthony Quinn), and manage to bring an end to the gang's activities–and, at the same time, a romance begins between "Stats" and Jim.
|When the Daltons Rode 1940 N/R, 80 min.|
Director: George Marshall
Cast: Randolph Scott, Kay Francis, Brian Donlevy, George Bancroft, Broderick Crawford, Stuart Erwin, Andy Devine, Frank Albertson, Mary Gordon, Harvey Stephens
Not a bad effort in telling the story of how the Daltons became a band of bandits, with Randolph Scott as a friend and lawyer trying to stop them from going astray. Humor, action, and good cast help.
|Whipsaw 1935 N/R, 80 min.|
Director: Sam Wood
Cast: Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy, Harvey Stephens, William Harrigan, Clay Clement, Robert Gleckler, Robert Warwick, Georges Renavent, Paul Stanton, Wade Boteler
Ross McBride (Spencer Tracy) investigates jewel thefts and is recognized as a detective by a gang member, Vivian Palmer (Myrna Loy). When Vivian decides to play along and not reveal his identity, she gets more than she bargained for when she falls in love with Ross.
|You Can't Get Away with Murder 1939 N/R, 75 min.|
Director: Lewis Seiler
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Gale Page, Billy Halop, John Litel, Henry Travers, Harvey Stephens, Harold Huber, Joe Sawyer, George E. Stone, Joe Downing, Joe King, Joseph Crehan, John Ridgely, Herbert Rawlinson, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson
After being sent to Sing Sing on a trumped-up charge, Frank Wilson's (Humphrey Bogart) girlfriend, Madge Stone (Gale Page), tries to gain his release.
|1. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)|
2. After Office Hours (1935)
3. The Bat (1959)
4. The Cheat (1931)
5. The Courtship of Andy Hardy (1942)
6. Dangerous to Know (1938)
7. Diary of a Madman (1963)
8. Evelyn Prentice (1934)
9. The Fighting 69th (1940)
10. Forlorn River (1937)
aka: River of Destiny
11. Joe Smith, American (1942)
12. The Lady Is Willing (1942)
13. Let 'Em Have It (1935)
aka: False Faces
14. Maid of Salem (1937)
15. The Murder Man (1935)
16. Night of Mystery (1937)
17. The Oklahoma Kid (1939)
18. The Omen (1976)
19. The Robin Hood of El Dorado (1936)
20. Stagecoach War (1940)
21. Swing High, Swing Low (1937)
22. The Texans (1938)
23. The Texas Rangers Ride Again (1940)
24. When the Daltons Rode (1940)
25. Whipsaw (1935)
26. You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939)
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