|American Madness 1932 N/R, 75 min.|
Director: Frank Capra
Cast: Walter Huston, Pat O'Brien, Kay Johnson, Constance Cummings, Gavin Gordon, Arthur Hoyt, Robert Emmett O'Connor, Sterling Holloway, Walter Walker, Robert Ellis, Eddy Chandler, Charley Grapewin, Berton Churchill, Edwin Maxwell, Pat O'Malley
During the 1890s depression, bank president Thomas Dickson (Walter Huston) is at odds with his board members who want to merge with Union Bank. One day, the bank is robbed, and chief teller Matt Brown (Pat O'Brien) is accused of the theft. Brown has an alibi, but his loyalty to Dickson stands in his way of using it.
|Billy the Kid 1930 N/R, 90 min.|
aka: The Highwayman Rides
Director: King Vidor
Cast: Johnny Mack Brown, Wallace Beery, Kay Johnson, Karl Dane, Roscoe Ates, Wyndham Standing, Russell Simpson, Blanche Friderici, Warner Richmond, James A. Marcus, Nelson McDowell, Jack Carlyle, Chris-Pin Martin, John Beck, Marguerita Padula
Deputy Sheriff Pat Garrett (Wallace Beery) is determined to capture and bring to justice the infamous Billy the Kid (Johnny Mack Brown) who has escaped from jail after being arrested for murder in this early talkie Western. Billy has almost reached Mexico when Garrett captures him and must decide whether or not to free him.
|Mr. Lucky 1943 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: H.C. Potter
Cast: Cary Grant, Laraine Day, Charles Bickford, Gladys Cooper, Alan Carney, Henry Stephenson, Paul Stewart, Kay Johnson, J.M. Kerrigan, Florence Bates
A gambler (Cary Grant) plans to con a society woman (Laraine Day) out of the proceeds from her fund raising, but he reforms his ways after he falls in love with her.
|Of Human Bondage 1934 N/R, 83 min.|
Director: John Cromwell
Cast: Leslie Howard, Bette Davis, Frances Dee, Kay Johnson, Reginald Owen, Reginald Denny, Alan Hale, Reginald Sheffield, Desmond Roberts, Tempe Pigott
This screen version of the W. Somerset Maugham story tells the tale of a young medical student (Leslie Howard) who is obsessed with a promiscuous waitress (Bette Davis). The relationship comes close to destroying his personal, as well as professional, life.
|The Real Glory 1939 N/R, 95 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action
Director: Henry Hathaway
Cast: Gary Cooper, Andrea Leeds, David Niven, Reginald Owen, Broderick Crawford, Kay Johnson, Charles Waldron, Russell Hicks, Roy Gordon, Vladimir Sokoloff, Benny Inocencio, Rudy Robles, Tetsu Komai, Henry Kolker, Elmo Lincoln
Dr. Bill Canavan (Gary Cooper) is an army medic fighting cholera among United States soldiers stationed in the Philippines following the Spanish American War.
|Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake 1942 N/R, 98 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Romance
Director: John Cromwell
Cast: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, George Sanders, Frances Farmer, Roddy McDowall, Kay Johnson, John Carradine, Elsa Lanchester, Harry Davenport, Dudley Digges, Halliwell Hobbes, Marten Lamont, Arthur Hohl, Pedro de Cordoba, Heather Thatcher
In England during the reign of George III, an orphaned heir to a dukedom, Benjamin (Roddy McDowall), is being raised by his abusive uncle, Arthur Blake (George Sanders), who uses Benjamin as a bonded servant. Ten years later, Ben (now played by Tyrone Power) rebels and eventually sets sail for South America. Aboard ship, Ben meets a sailor, Caleb Green (John Carradine), and, together, they amass a fortune diving for pearls off a Polynesian island. During this period, Ben falls in love with an island girl he calls Eve (Gene Tierney). With his new wealth, will Ben have the courage to say farewell to Eve and return to London to claim his inheritance?
|The Spoilers 1930 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Western / Action
Director: Edwin Carewe
Cast: Gary Cooper, Kay Johnson, Betty Compson, William "Stage" Boyd, Oscar Apfel, James Kirkwood, Slim Summerville, Harry Green, Lloyd Ingraham, George Irving, Knute Erickson, Merrill McCormick, John Beck, Jack Holmes, Charles K. French
In this early Western film, gold prospector Roy Glenister (Gary Cooper) meets and falls in love with Helen (Kay Johnson) while voyaging to the Yukon. When Glenister arrives in Alaska, his partners Slapjack Simms and Joe Dextry (Slim Summerville and James Kirkwood) inform him that they are in danger of losing their mine because U.S. marshal Voorhees (Jack Holmes), Judge Stillman (Lloyd Ingraham), and politician Alec McNamara (William "Stage" Boyd) are conspiring to gain ownership of the mines in the area. Helen suggests that they take the matter to court, but that turns out to be impossible. Finally, Glenister takes matters into his own hands and whips McNamara in a powerful fistfight.
|Thirteen Women 1932 N/R, 73 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: George Archainbaud
Cast: Irene Dunne, Ricardo Cortez, Myrna Loy, Jill Esmond, Florence Eldridge, Kay Johnson, Mary Duncan, C. Henry Gordon, Peg Entwistle, Harriet Hagman
Years after her alienation from a group of sorority sisters, a woman (Myrna Loy) is determined to seek revenge for their callous racial biases.
|1. American Madness (1932)|
2. Billy the Kid (1930)
aka: The Highwayman Rides
3. Dynamite (1929)
4. Mr. Lucky (1943)
5. Of Human Bondage (1934)
6. The Real Glory (1939)
7. Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942)
8. The Spoilers (1930)
9. Thirteen Women (1932)
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