|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.
|Murder by Invitation 1941 N/R, 67 min.|
Director: Phil Rosen
Cast: Wallace Ford, Marian Marsh, Sarah Padden, Gavin Gordon, George Guhl, Wallis Clark, Minerva Urecal, Arthur Young, Herb Vigran, Hazel Keener, Phillip Trent, Dave O'Brien
Knowing that her greedy relatives can't wait to get her money, Aunt Cassie (Sarah Padden) invites the family to her estate for a family reunion. Also along for the evening's events are reporter Bob White (Wallace Ford) and his girl Friday, Nora O'Brien (Marian Marsh). At the stroke of midnight, a guest is murdered, and more murders follow in this mystery/comedy.
|That Gang of Mine 1940 N/R, 62 min.|
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
Cast: Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Clarence Muse, Dave O'Brien, Joyce Bryant, Donald Haines, Milton Kibbee, Ernest Morrison, David Gorcey, Eugene Francis, Hazel Keener
The East Side Kids are back, and Muggs (Leo Gorcey) decides he wants to be a jockey. Despite ridicule from the other Kids, he persists, and the group finds a thoroughbred owned by a poor man (Clarence Muse). Now they must come up with the money for the entry fee. But, the benefactor will not put up the money unless a different jockey is in the saddle (since Muggs has proved to be a terrible jockey).
|1. The Freshman (1925)|
2. Murder by Invitation (1941)
3. That Gang of Mine (1940)
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