|The Black Room 1935 N/R, 73 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Roy William Neill
Cast: Boris Karloff, Marian Marsh, Robert Allen, Thurston Hall, Katherine DeMille, Henry Kolker, Colin Tapley, Edward Van Sloan, John Buckler, John Bleifer, Torben Meyer, Marion Lessing, Helena Grant, Daniel Joseph Bleife, Egon Brecher
Condemned by his neighboring villagers, a baron–Gregor (Boris Karloff)–has murdered his twin brother for ill-begotten gains. He assumes power on his Tyrolean estate and is in pursuit of Thea who he wants to marry, but more murders take place as Gregor strives to get Thea for his wife.
|The Red-Haired Alibi 1932 N/R, 72 min.|
Director: Christy Cabanne
Cast: Merna Kennedy, Grant Withers, Theodore von Eltz, Huntley Gordon, Paul Porcasi, Purnell Pratt, Arthur Hoyt, John Vosburgh, Fred Kelsey, Shirley Temple, Spec O'Donnell, Harrison Greene, Harry Bowen, Lynton Brent, Marion Lessing
Red-haired Lynn (Merna Kennedy) is the constant escort for gangster Trent Travers (Theodore von Eltz). This gives him an alibi when his men do the dirty work, and Lynn is so naive that she doesn't even know he's a crook. When she finally realizes that Trent is a crook, Lynn leaves him and takes a job as nursemaid for young Gloria Shelton (Shirley Temple). While taking care of Gloria, love blooms between Lynn and Gloria's millionaire father, Rob Shelton (Grant Withers), and they marry. But, now Trent tracks her down for blackmail, and more problems ensue for Lynn. All does end well in this feature film debut for four-year-old Shirley Temple.
|Seas Beneath 1931 N/R, 90 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: John Ford
Cast: George O'Brien, Marion Lessing, Mona Maris, Walter C. Kelly, Warren Hymer, Steve Pendleton, Walter McGrail, Larry Kent, Henry Victor, John Loder, Francis Ford, Leonard Davison, Joseph Depew, Bob Kyle, Ben Hall
During World War I, a German U-boat has been sinking too many allied ships, so the U.S. Navy goes after it using an innocent-looking schooner that is towing a submarine. The idea is to lure the German submarine out to attack. There is an interesting encounter with lady spies during a stop in the Canary Islands in this film that has some good John Ford touches.
|1. The Black Room (1935)|
2. The Red-Haired Alibi (1932)
3. Seas Beneath (1931)
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