|Paper Bullets 1941 N/R, 72 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
aka: Gangs, Inc.
Director: Phil Rosen
Cast: Joan Woodbury, Jack La Rue, Linda Ware, John Archer, Vince Barnett, Alan Ladd, Gavin Gordon, William Halligan, George Pembroke, Selmer Jackson, Phillip Trent, Kenneth Harlan, Bryant Washburn, Alden "Stephen" Chase, Robert Strange
Rita Adams (Joan Woodbury) had been raised in an orphanage with fellow orphans Bob Elliot and Mickey Roma (John Archer and Jack La Rue). As an adult, Rita takes the rap for wealthy playboy Harold's (Phillip Trent) hit-and-run crime and ends up in jail. When she is released from prison, Rita determines to get vengeance against Harold's father Clarence (George Pembroke) who was responsible for her being sent to prison. Meanwhile, her childhood friend Bob is now an undercover agent trying to snare mobster Mickey, and Rita is the key to his investigation. Rita rises to power in the criminal world but ends up back in prison; however, this time her childhood sweetheart Bob promises to be waiting when she is released.
|The Star Maker 1939 N/R, 94 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama / Comedy
Director: Roy Del Ruth
Cast: Bing Crosby, Louise Campbell, Linda Ware, Ned Sparks, Laura Hope Crews, Paul Stanton, Thurston Hall, Billy Gilbert, Clara Blandick, Oscar O'Shea, Walter Damrosch, Janet Waldo, John Gallaudet, Ben Welden, Emory Parnell
Larry Earl (Bing Crosby), who is hoping to have a career in showbusiness, marries Mary (Louise Campbell) but is not succeeding in obtaining his dream. After watching newsboys performing, Larry books their act, and it is a hit. Now, he enters the business of training and then getting talented kids into show business. Based on the life of vaudeville composer and producer Gus Edwards.
|1. Paper Bullets (1941)|
aka: Gangs, Inc.
aka: Crime, Inc
2. The Star Maker (1939)
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