|Bad Company 1931 N/R, 76 min.|
Director: Tay Garnett
Cast: Ricardo Cortez, Helen Twelvetrees, John Garrick, Paul Hurst, Frank Conroy, Frank McHugh, Edgar Kennedy, Kenneth Thomson, Emma Dunn, William V. Mong, Harry Carey, Arthur Stone, Wade Boteler, Jack Mower, Harry Semels
Mobster Goldie Gorio (Ricardo Cortez) wants to get the scoop on rival Markham King's (Frank Conroy) operation. So, why not have his lawyer Steve Carlyle (John Garrick) marry Markham's sister Helen (Helen Twelvetrees)? Gorio treats them to a lavish wedding and other extravagances. It isn't until Steve is wounded in a police raid that Helen realizes that he is a gangster, and now she stops at nothing to release him from his ties to the gang so that they can escape from the criminal world.
|A Bedtime Story 1933 N/R, 87 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Norman Taurog
Cast: Maurice Chevalier, Helen Twelvetrees, Baby LeRoy, Edward Everett Horton, Adrienne Ames, Earle Foxe, Gertrude Michael, Reginald Mason, Henry Kolker, Leah Ray, Betty Lorraine, Ernest Wood, George MacQuarrie, Paul Panzer, Fank Reicher
When a gigolo must take care of a baby, his livelihood is threatened.
|Millie 1931 N/R, 85 min.|
Director: John Francis Dillon
Cast: Helen Twelvetrees, Lilyan Tashman, Robert Ames, Joan Blondell, John Halliday, James Hall, Anita Louise, Edmund Breese, Frank McHugh, Charlotte Walker, Charles Delaney, Harry Stubbs, Harvey Clark
Millie (Helen Twelvetrees) has been unlucky in love more than a few times over the years, but, unlike her gold digging friends Angie and Helen (Joan Blondell and Lilyan Tashman), Millie has made a living on her own. Now, one of her long-lost suitors, Jimmy (John Halliday), has returned and is pursuing Millie's 16-year-old daughter, Connie (Anita Louise). Millie warns Jimmy to stay away from Connie, he ignores her, and Millie shoots and kills him when she catches him seducing Connie. Millie is acquitted, however, after Connie testifies and tells what really happened the night Jimmy was killed.
|Now I'll Tell 1934 N/R, 75 min.|
Director: Edwin Burke
Cast: Spencer Tracy, Helen Twelvetrees, Alice Faye, Robert Gleckler, Shirley Temple, Hobart Cavanaugh, Henry O'Neill, G.P. Huntley, Clarence Wilson, Vince Barnett
Gambler Arnold Rothstein was killed and the case remained unsolved. This is the story of his widow's theory of what really happened.
|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.
|1. Bad Company (1931)|
2. A Bedtime Story (1933)
3. Millie (1931)
4. Now I'll Tell (1934)
5. The Painted Desert (1931)
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