|Behind the Mask 1932 N/R, 68 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Horror
Director: John Francis Dillon
Cast: Jack Holt, Constance Cummings, Boris Karloff, Claude King, Edward Van Sloan, Bertha Mann, Willard Robertson, Thomas E. Jackson, Clarence Burton, Louis Natheaux, Jessie Arnold, Rodney Hildebrand, Martha Mattox, Harry Tenbrook
A United States Secret Service agent Jack Hart (Jack Holt) infiltrates a drug ring headed by an unscrupulous doctor, Dr. August Steiner/Mr. X (Edward Van Sloan) who uses caskets to store illegal drugs.
|The Cat and the Canary 1927 N/R, 74 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Horror
Director: Paul Leni
Cast: Laura LaPlante, Tully Marshall, Flora Finch, Creighton Hale, Gertrude Astor, Lucien Littlefield, Forrest Stanley, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Martha Mattox, George Siegmann, Billy Engle, Hal Craig, Joe Murphy
This silent film classic is about expectant heirs who spend the night in a haunted house. It has been 20 years since wealthy Cyrus West died, and relatives are there for the reading of his will, which demands that they spend one night in the house. And the night of frights begins with murder not out of the question.
|Dynamite Ranch 1932 N/R, 59 min.|
Director: Forrest Sheldon
Cast: Ken Maynard, Ruth Hall, Jack Perrin, Arthur Hoyt, Alan Roscoe, Albert J. Smith, John(2) Beck, George C. Pearce, Martha Mattox, Lafe McKee, Edmund Cobb, Charles LeMoyne
Blaze (Ken Maynard), falsely accused of a train robbery, escapes and–with the help of a rancher's daughter (Ruth Hall) and the rancher's assistant–comes up with the real culprit. Plenty of good action, despite the ultra-low budget and old sets.
|Everybody's Sweetheart 1920 N/R, 55 min.|
Director: Alan Crosland, Laurence Trimble
Cast: Olive Thomas, William Collier Jr., Joseph J. Dowling, Aileen Manning, Martha Mattox, Hal Wilson, Bob Hick, Matt Moore
This is Olive Thomas' last film before her mysterious death by poisoning at the age of 26. It is the story of Mary (Thomas) and John (William Collier Jr.) who were raised on a farm after being rescued in a train wreck when they were young. Separated when the farm changed hands, they run away together and end up at the farm of General Bingham (Joseph J. Dowling) who turns out to be John's grandfather
|Haunted Gold 1932 N/R, 57 min.|
Genre: Western / Romance
Director: Mack V. Wright
Cast: John Wayne, Sheila Terry, Harry Woods, Erville Alderson, Otto Hoffman, Martha Mattox, Blue Washington, Slim Whitaker, Bud Osborne, Ben Corbett, Bob Burns, John T. Prince, Mack V. Wright
John Mason (John Wayne) receives a weird message telling him to return to a mine that his father left him half interest in. He arrives with his sidekick Clarence (Blue Washington) and finds the deserted Sally Ann mine–an abandoned mine shaft with secret passages. But the mine is already occupied by Joe Ryan (Harry Woods) and his gang of bandits who are holed up trying to claim the mine's gold. Also in the mine is a mysterious phantom who spies on the goings on through holes in the wall. Who is the phantom, and will John be able to thwart the bandits? Throughout the adventures, love blooms between John and Janet (Sheila Terry) whose father had discovered the mine years ago.
|The Monster Walks 1932 N/R, 63 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
aka: The Monster Walked
Director: Frank R. Strayer
Cast: Rex Lease, Vera Reynolds, Sheldon Lewis, Mischa Auer, Martha Mattox, Sidney Bracey, Willie Best
Ruth (Vera Reynolds) inherits an estate from her scientist father who also left her an ape used in his experiments. Ruth and Ted (Rex Lease) arrive at the estate to claim the inheritance. But, nasty Uncle Robert (Sheldon Lewis) wants the estate for himself. So, he plots to have the mentally challenged son (Mischa Auer) of his housekeeper (Martha Mattox) and the ape take care of Ruth. But things go wrong in this "Old Dark House" tale.
|Murder at Dawn 1932 N/R, 55 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Comedy
Director: Richard Thorpe
Cast: Jack Mulhall, Josephine Dunn, Marjorie Beebe, Eddie Boland, Mischa Auer, Martha Mattox, Crauford Kent, Alfred Cross, Phillips Smalley, George Reed, Frank Ball
Professor Harrington (Jack Mulhall) invents a new energy source in his mountain hideaway that could become a death ray if it fell into the wrong hands. Trouble starts when his daughter and her husband arrive, and the crazy caretaker kidnaps the professor in order to obtain secrets of the invention. A weak, old-dark-house mystery/comedy.
|1. Behind the Mask (1932)|
2. The Cat and the Canary (1927)
3. Dynamite Ranch (1932)
4. Everybody's Sweetheart (1920)
5. Haunted Gold (1932)
6. The Monster Walks (1932)
aka: The Monster Walked
7. Murder at Dawn (1932)
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