|Accidents Will Happen 1938 N/R, 60 min.|
Director: William Clemens
Cast: Ronald Reagan, Gloria Blondell, Dick Purcell, Sheila Bromley, Addison Richards, Hugh O'Connell, Janet Shaw, Elliott Sullivan, Anderson Lawler, Mary Doyle, Spec O'Donnell, Kenneth Harlan, Don Barclay, Earl Dwire, Betty Farrington
Eric Gregg (Ronald Reagan) is a claims adjuster for Central Casualty Insurance Company where he works as an insurance adjuster. Eric's own wife, Nona (Sheila Bromley), is deeply in debt to an insurance fraud ring. When this becomes known, Eric loses both Nora and his job. Now, Eric joins forces with cigar-store clerk Patricia Carmody (Gloria Blondell) and brings down the insurance fraud culprits.
|Dark Alibi 1946 N/R, 61 min.|
Director: Phil Karlson
Cast: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Benson Fong, Teala Loring, George Holmes, Edward Earle, Russell Hicks, Joyce Compton, Ben Carter, John Eldredge, Tim Ryan, Janet Shaw, Ray Walker, Milton Parsons, Edna Holland
Forged fingerprints confound Charlie Chan's (Sidney Toler) investigation after he discovers that they have put innocent people in prison. Charlie investigates further to solve the mystery.
|Jezebel 1938 N/R, 103 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: William Wyler
Cast: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Fay Bainter, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Crisp, Spring Byington, Richard Cromwell, Henry O'Neill, John Litel, Gordon Oliver, Janet Shaw, Irving Pichel, Theresa Harris, Margaret Early
Set in New Orleans during the1850s, a Southern belle (Bette Davis) plays mind games with her two suitors (Henry Fonda and George Brent), but the results are not what she planned. Bette Davis received an Oscar for Best Actress, and Fay Bainter won for Best Supporting Actress. A nomination for Best Picture was also received.
|Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore 1944 N/R, 77 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
aka: And So They Were Married
Director: Joe May
Cast: Simone Simon, James Ellison, William Terry, Minna Gombell, Robert Mitchum, Chick Chandler, Alan Dinehart, Gladys Blake, Grady Sutton, Milton Kibbee, Dorothy Granger, Chester Clute, Jerry Maren, Janet Shaw, Charles Williams
When Johnny's (William Terry) girlfriend Kathie Aumont (Simone Simon) needs a Washington, D.C. apartment, he hands over the keys to his lodgings. The only problem is that he has also given keys to a number of his friends who manage to arrive day and night.
|Night Monster 1942 N/R, 80 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Horror / Thriller
Director: Ford Beebe
Cast: Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill, Leif Erickson, Irene Hervey, Ralph Morgan, Don Porter, Nils Asther, Fay Helm, Frank Reicher, Doris Lloyd, Francis Pierlot, Janet Shaw, Eddy Waller, Robert Homans, Cyril Delevanti
As the result of an operation, Kurt Ingston (Ralph Morgan) has been left crippled, and his legs have been amputated. Now, one by one, his doctors are becoming murder victims when they visit Kurt at his country estate. A psychologist, Dr. Lynn Harper (Irene Hervey), investigates the sanity of Kurt's daughter Margaret (Fay Helm), and Dick Baldwin (Don Porter) investigates the killings. Will Dick be able to solve the murders before Lynn becomes the next victim?
|The Old Maid 1939 N/R, 95 min.|
Director: Edmund Goulding
Cast: Bette Davis, Miriam Hopkins, George Brent, Donald Crisp, Jane Bryan, Louise Fazenda, James Stephenson, Jerome Cowan, William Lundigan, Rand Brooks, Cecilia Loftus, Janet Shaw, William Hopper, Sidney Bracey
Based on Edith Wharton's novel, this is the story of the aftermath of a love affair between Charlotte (Bette Davis) and Clem (George Brent). When Clem dies while fighting in the Civil War, Charlotte is left alone to face unmarried motherhood. Her solution is to give their daughter (Jane Bryan) to a cousin (Miriam Hopkins) to raise as her own. Now, Charlotte watches as her daughter grows up but must remain as an outsider. 1 User Review
|Bette Davis Fan||Movie Lover 05/15/2012 |
| This is a very good movie, especially to watch on a Saturday or early morning movie.|
|The Scarlet Clue 1945 N/R, 65 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Comedy / Drama / Thriller
Director: Phil Rosen
Cast: Sidney Toler, Benson Fong, Mantan Moreland, Helen Deverell, Virginia Brissac, Jack Norton, I. Stanford Jolley, Janet Shaw, Robert Homans, Reid Kilpatrick, Victoria Faust, Leonard Mudie, Milton Kibbee, Kernan Cripps, Tom Quinn
Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler), his Number Three Son Tommy (Benson Fong), and bumbling sidekick Birmingham Brown (Mantan Moreland) step into the world of espionage when Charlie investigates employees at a radio station where World War II radar plans are being stolen. Among the suspects are station manager Ralph Brett (I. Stanford Jolley), soap opera owner Mrs. Marsh (Virginia Brissac), actress Gloria Bayne (Janet Shaw), actor Horace Carlos (Leonard Mudie), and Swedish char woman Hulda Swenson (Victoria Faust)–and chaos ensues.
|Sergeant Murphy 1938 N/R, 57 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action / Adventure / Comedy / Romance
Director: B. Reeves Eason
Cast: Ronald Reagan, Mary Maguire, Donald Crisp, Ben Hendricks Jr., William B. Davidson, Edmund Cobb, Emmett Vogan, Tracy Lane, Janet Shaw, Rosella Towne, Max Hoffman Jr., Robert Paige, Joan Valerie, Sam McDaniel, Edward Keane
This so-so film is about a young soldier, Pvt. Dennis Murphy (Ronald Reagan) who is devoted to a very special U.S. Army horse, "Sergeant." The horse is considered not fit for service, but Dennis trains it and sneaks it into England in time for the British Grand National race.
|Shadow of a Doubt 1943 PG, 108 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Joseph Cotten, Teresa Wright, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers, Hume Cronyn, Wallace Ford, Irving Bacon, Minerva Urecal, Clarence Muse, Patricia Collinge, Edna May Wonacott, Charles Bates, Janet Shaw, Isabel Randolph, Eily Malyon
This is one of Alfred Hitchcock's best films–and, reportedly, his favorite. The Newton family has lived an uneventful existence UNTIL Uncle Charlie (Joseph Cotten) comes to visit. Teenage daughter "Charlie" (Teresa Wright), who was named after her uncle, begins to suspect that he is a psychotic killer wanted by the police. Now her life is in danger.
|The Sisters 1938 N/R, 95 min.|
Director: Anatole Litvak
Cast: Errol Flynn, Bette Davis, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter, Donald Crisp, Beulah Bondi, Alan Hale, Henry Travers, Jane Bryan, Dick Foran, Patric Knowles, Lee Patrick, Laura Hope Crews, Janet Shaw, Harry Davenport
Three sisters, Louise (Bette Davis), Helen (Anita Louise), and Grace (Jane Bryan), find love and marriage in this drama set during the turn of the 20th century in San Francisco.
|Time Out of Mind 1947 N/R, 86 min.|
Director: Robert Siodmak
Cast: Phyllis Calvert, Robert Hutton, Ella Raines, Eddie Albert, Leo G. Carroll, Helena Carter, John Abbott, Henry Stephenson, Samuel S. Hinds, Janet Shaw
Raised in a family of New England mariners, Chris Fortune (Robert Hutton) dreams of being a musician, but he must first convince his relatives that he has every intention of attaining his dream.
|Waterloo Bridge 1940 N/R, 103 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Cast: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Lucile Watson, Virginia Field, C. Aubrey Smith, Janet Shaw, Leo G. Carroll, Maria Ouspenskaya, Leonard Mudie, Halliwell Hobbes, Janet Waldo, Steffi Duna, Virginia Carroll, Eleanor Stewart, Wyndham Standing
Set amidst the bombings of London during World War II, this is the love story of ballerina Myra (Vivien Leigh) and soldier Roy Cronin (Robert Taylor). They fall in love instantly and make plans to marry. When Roy leaves for the battlefront, Myra misses a dance recital in order to bid him farewell and loses her job. Soon, the newspaper reports that Roy has been killed, and Myra turns to prostitution to support herself. Roy wasn't killed, but when he returns to Myra a tragic end to their romance lies ahead.
|1. Accidents Will Happen (1938)|
2. Dark Alibi (1946)
3. Jezebel (1938)
4. Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1944)
aka: And So They Were Married
5. Night Monster (1942)
6. The Old Maid (1939)
7. The Scarlet Clue (1945)
8. Sergeant Murphy (1938)
9. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
10. The Sisters (1938)
11. Time Out of Mind (1947)
12. Waterloo Bridge (1940)
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