|Confessions of Boston Blackie 1941 N/R, 65 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Cast: Chester Morris, Harriet Hilliard, Richard Lane, George E. Stone, Lloyd Corrigan, Joan Woodbury, Walter Sande, Ralph Theodore, Walter Soderling, William "Billy" Benedict, Mike Donovan, Jack Clifford, Eddie Laughton, Jack O'Malley, Ralph Dunn
Chester Morris returns for the second time in the role of Boston Blackie in this entertaining series about the ex-criminal who now helps solve crimes. Once again, Blackie is accused and on the run with Inspector Farraday (Richard Lane) in pursuit. This time, George E. Stone joins the cast as Blackie's sidekick, The Runt, helping Blackie prove his innocence in the murder of sculptor Allison (Walter Soderling).
|Dimples 1936 N/R, 78 min.|
Director: William A. Seiter
Cast: Shirley Temple, Frank Morgan, Stepin Fetchit, Helen Westley, Robert Kent, Delma Byron, Astrid Allwyn, John Carradine, Paul Stanton, Berton Churchill, Delma Byron, Julius Tannen, Billy McClain, Arthur Aylesworth, Jack Clifford
Sylvia "Dimples" Dolores Appleby (Shirley Temple) gathers the crowd with her dancing in the streets of nineteenth-century New York City while her grandfather Eustace Appleby (Frank Morgan) moves among her admirers picking their pockets. This is the story of Dimples' travels from the street to the stage.
|Gallant Defender 1935 N/R, 60 min.|
Director: David Selman
Cast: Charles Starrett, Al Bridge, George Chesebro, Jack Clifford, Tom London, Joan Perry, Harry Woods, Roy Rogers, Glenn Strange, Bob Nolan
Charles Starrett made lots of movies; this is an early one in which he must clear himself from a murder charge.
|King of the Pecos 1936 N/R, 54 min.|
Director: Joseph Kane
Cast: John Wayne, Muriel Evans, Cy Kendall, Jack Clifford, Arthur Aylesworth, J. Frank Glendon, Herbert Heywood, Earl Dwire, Mary MacLaren, Yakima Canutt, John Beck, Edward Hearn, Bradley Metcalfe, Tex Palmer, Jack Curtis
Law student John Clayborn (John Wayne) comes home to avenge the murder of his parents several years earlier by a ruthless landowner (and rustler). After failure in the court system, John must take matters into his own hands.
|Skippy 1931 N/R, 88 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama / Comedy
Director: Norman Taurog
Cast: Jackie Cooper, Robert Coogan, Mitzi Green, Jackie Searl, Willard Robertson, Helen Jerome Eddy, Enid Bennett, Jack Clifford, Guy Oliver, Donald Haines, Carl R. Botefuhr, Payne B. Johnson, Beaudine Anderson
This film received nominations for Best Picture and Best Actor, and Norman Taurog took home the Oscar for Best Director. Skippy (Jackie Cooper) is an all-American boy finding happiness and success in spite of not being born with a silver spoon in his mouth. A sequel, "Sooky," was made later the same year.
|Speed 1936 N/R, 70 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Romance
Director: Edwin L. Marin
Cast: James Stewart, Wendy Barrie, Una Merkel, Weldon Heyburn, Ralph Morgan, Patricia Wilder, Robert Livingston, Ted Healy, Walter Kingsford, Charles Trowbridge, William Tannen, Claudelle Kaye, George Chandler, Jack Clifford, Don Brodie
Terry Martin (James Stewart) and his crew at an auto plant have invented a new carburetor that they want to use in the upcoming Indianapolis 500 race. The plant owner's daughter Jane (Wendy Barrie) suggests that Terry let her engineer friend Frank (Weldon Heyburn) help in perfecting the carburetor. Frank steps in, but problems arise between Terry and Frank because they both are falling for Jane. When the carburetor is tested, it turns out to be a disaster, and the car crashes nearly killing the driver, Gadget (Ted Healy) and Terry. Frank saves them, and, together, they work to perfect the carburetor. They succeed and enter the car in the big race where the new carburetor earns the respect of all, and Terry ends up with Jane.
|Tombstone Canyon 1932 N/R, 62 min.|
Director: Alan James
Cast: Ken Maynard, Cecilia Parker, Lafe McKee, Sheldon Lewis, Frank Brownlee, Jack Clifford, George Gerwing, Edward Peil Sr., George Chesebro, Bob Burns, Jack Kirk, Merrill McCormick
While traveling through Tombstone Canyon, Ken (Ken Maynard) becomes involved with murder and the role played by a mysterious "Phantom" who comes to his aid. Ken is blamed for the murder of a man that was actually killed by the Phantom who, it turns out, is killing the bad guys. All is sorted out, and the identity of the Phantom is revealed to Ken–a real surprise for him.
|1. Confessions of Boston Blackie (1941)|
2. Dimples (1936)
3. Gallant Defender (1935)
4. King of the Pecos (1936)
5. Skippy (1931)
6. Speed (1936)
7. Tombstone Canyon (1932)
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