|Dead Men Tell 1941 N/R, 60 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Harry Lachman
Cast: Sidney Toler, Robert Weldon, Sheila Ryan, Victor Sen Yung, George Reeves, Donald Douglas, Kay Aldridge, Ethel Griffies, Truman Bradley, Paul McGrath, Lenita Lane, Milton Parsons, Pat Flaherty, Lee Phelps, Tim Ryan
Elderly, eccentric Miss Nodbury (Ethel Griffies) suffers a heart attack and dies while preparing to set out on a hunt for the $60 million family fortune that was inherited from her ancestor, pirate Black Hook. Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) and #2 son Jimmy (Victor Sen Yung) investigate and learn that Miss Nodbury was frightened to death by a "ghost" that she believed was Black Hook. In fact, the killer was dressed up as Black Hook, and now Charlie must identify the culprit.
|Down Argentine Way 1940 N/R, 90 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Irving Cummings
Cast: Don Ameche, Betty Grable, Carmen Miranda, Charlotte Greenwood, J. Carrol Naish, Henry Stephenson, Kay Aldridge, Leonid Kinskey, Chris-Pin Martin, Robert Conway, Gregory Gaye, Bobby Stone, Charles Judels
American heiress Glenda (Betty Grable) visits Argentina where she hopes to find wealthy racehorse owner Ricardo Quintana (Don Ameche). She succeeds in reaching Ricardo, and they fall in love but must deal with their feuding families before living happily ever after. The film received three Academy Award nominations, including Best Original Song ("Down Argentine Way")
|The Man Who Walked Alone 1945 N/R, 70 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Christy Cabanne
Cast: Dave O'Brien, Kay Aldridge, Walter Catlett, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, Isabel Randolph, Smith Ballew, Nancy June Robinson, Ruth Lee, Chester Clute, Vivien Oakland, Vicki Saunders, Charles Williams, Frank Melton, Donald Kerr
While thumbing a ride, decorated war veteran Cpl. Marion Scott (Dave O'Brien) is given a ride by wealthy heiress Wilhelmina "Willy" Hammond (Kay Aldridge). They are immediately attracted to each other, but there is a problem: the car she is driving was stolen from her fiance, Alvin Bailey (Smith Ballew). Unwittingly, Marion enters the web of Willy's lies that will send them to jail–more than once!
|Shooting High 1940 N/R, 65 min.|
Genre: Western / Comedy / Action / Musical
Director: Alfred E. Green
Cast: Jane Withers, Gene Autry, Marjorie Weaver, Robert Lowery, Jack Carson, Kay Aldridge, Hobart Cavanaugh, Charles Middleton, Eddie Acuff, George Chandler, Frank M. Thomas, Hamilton MacFadden, Ed Brady, Tom London, Pat O'Malley
Lovers Marjorie Pritchard (Marjorie Weaver) and Will Carson (Gene Autry) overcome a family feud to live happily ever after.
|You're in the Army Now 1941 N/R, 79 min.|
Director: Lewis Seiler
Cast: Jimmy Durante, Phil Silvers, Donald MacBride, Jane Wyman, Regis Toomey, Joe Sawyer, Clarence Kolb, Paul Harvey, George Meeker, Paul Stanton, William Haade, John Maxwell, Etta McDaniel, Kay Aldridge, Peggy Diggins
This comedy involves vacuum-cleaner salesmen Homer "Jeeper" Smith and Breezy Jones (Jimmy Durante and Phil Silvers) who, through their own ineptness, enlist in the Army–and the fun and problems lie ahead.
|1. Dead Men Tell (1941)|
2. Down Argentine Way (1940)
3. The Man Who Walked Alone (1945)
4. Shooting High (1940)
5. You're in the Army Now (1941)
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