|Bridge of Sighs 1936 N/R, 65 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Phil Rosen
Cast: Onslow Stevens, Dorothy Tree, Jack La Rue, Walter Byron, Mary Doran, John Kelly, Oscar Apfel, Paul Fix, Bryant Washburn, Robert Homans, Lafe McKee, Selmer Jackson, Maidel Turner, Kathryn Sheldon, Horace B. Carpenter
Assistant District Attorney Jeffrey Powell (Onslow Stevens) loves Marion (Dorothy Tree) who (unknown to Jeffrey) is the sister of a man Jeffrey wrongfully sent to prison for murder. Marion attempts to clear her brother's name by getting committed to prison in order to get the proof from an inmate. When Jeffrey finds out about her actions, he sets out to find the truth.
|The Broadway Melody 1929 N/R, 110 min.|
Genre: Musical / Romance
Director: Harry Beaumont
Cast: Anita Page, Bessie Love, Charles King, Jed Prouty, Kenneth Thomson, Mary Doran, Eddie Kane, James Gleason, Edward Dillon, Marshall Ruth, J. Emmett Beck, Drew Demorest, Ray Cooke
This film captured the Oscar for Best Picture. Cole Porter songs are the backdrop for two vaudeville sisters Queenie and Harriet Mahoney (Anita Page and Bessie Love) who are in love with the same man, Eddie Kearns (Charles King). Nominations also went to Bessie Love and Director Harry Beaumont.
|The Criminal Code 1931 N/R, 95 min.|
Director: Howard Hawks
Cast: Walter Huston, Phillips Holmes, Constance Cummings, Mary Doran, Boris Karloff, DeWitt Jennings, John Sheehan, Otto Hoffman, Arthur Hoyt, Paul Porcasi
An innocent man (Phillips Holmes) is jailed, and the warden (Walter Huston) is faced with problems when his own daughter falls in love with his prisoner. This film was remade as "Convicted" in 1950, while film footage is used in 1968's "Targets."
|The Divorcee 1930 N/R, 80 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Cast: Norma Shearer, Chester Morris, Conrad Nagel, Robert Montgomery, Florence Eldridge, Helene Millard, Robert Elliott, Mary Doran, Tyler Brooke, George Irving, Zelda Sears, Judith Wood, Theodor Von Eltz
Shortly after their whirlwind courtship and marriage, Jerry (Norma Shearer) discovers that her husband Ted (Chester Morris) is having an affair with Janice (Mary Doran). Jerry's solution is to kick Ted out of her bed and sleep with Ted's best friend Don (Robert Montgomery). Now, other lovers become part of Jerry's life until she finally returns to Ted and all is forgiven. While this film was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Writing, it was Norma Shearer who walked away with the Oscar for Best Actress for 1929/30.
|Iron Man 1931 N/R, 72 min.|
Director: Tod Browning
Cast: Lew Ayres, Robert Armstrong, Jean Harlow, John Miljan, Edward Dillon, Mike Donlin, Morrie Cohan, Mary Doran, Ned Sparks
Boxing champion Mason (Lew Ayres) wins his fights and keeps boxing for financial gain despite problems with his wife, Rose (Jean Harlow).
|Love Me Tonight 1932 N/R, 96 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Rouben Mamoulian
Cast: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Charles Ruggles, C. Aubrey Smith, Myrna Loy, Charles Butterworth, Elizabeth Patterson, George "Gabby" Hayes, Blanche Friderici, Joseph Cawthorn, Ethel Griffies, Robert Greig, Bert Roach, Tyler Brooke, Mary Doran
This Rogers and Hart musical is a delight. It is the story of a tailor Maurice Courtelin (Maurice Chevalier) who pretends to be a Baron in order to gain the romantic attentions of the beautiful Princess Jeanette (Jeanette MacDonald). Chevalier sings the classics "Mimi," "Lover," and "Isn't it Romantic."
|The Miracle Woman 1931 N/R, 87 min.|
Director: Frank Capra
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, David Manners, Sam Hardy, Beryl Mercer, Russell Hopton, Charles Middleton, Dennis O'Keefe, Mary Doran, Eddie Boland, Thelma Hill
A young Barbara Stanwyck stars in this film that is loosely based on the life of evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson.
|Movie Crazy 1932 N/R, 87 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Clyde Bruckman
Cast: Harold Lloyd, Constance Cummings, Kenneth Thomson, Sidney Jarvis, Eddie Fetherston, Robert McWade, Louise Closser Hale, Spencer Charters, Harold Goodwin, Lucy Beaumont, DeWitt Jennings, Mary Doran, Noah Young, Arthur Housman, Grady Sutton
Kansas boy Harold Hall (Harold Lloyd) is a big movie fan and sends a letter to Hollywood asking for a movie role. His letter is confused with another from a talented performer, and Harold soon gets an invitation to come for a screen test. Now the slapstick fun begins when the bungling Harold tries to break into the movie world.
|Sins of the Children 1930 N/R, 86 min.|
aka: The Richest Man in the World
Director: Sam Wood
Cast: Louis Mann, Robert Montgomery, Elliott Nugent, Leila Hyams, Clara Blandick, Mary Doran, Ralph Bushman, Robert McWade, Dell Henderson, Henry Armetta, James Donlan, Jeane Wood, Lee Kohlmar, Jane Reid
Successful businessman Adolf Wagenkampf (Louis Mann) adores his family, and when his son is forced to move to the desert because he has tuberculosis, Adolph stays with him there. This is not a good business decision but an excellent family choice as Adolf is willing to sacrifice his business and wealth for the interests of his loved ones.
|Sunset Range 1935 N/R, 60 min.|
Genre: Western / Comedy / Drama / Action
Director: Ray McCarey
Cast: Hoot Gibson, Mary Doran, James Eagles, Walter McGrail, John Elliott, Ralph Lewis, Eddie Lee, Kitty McHugh, Fred Humes, Fred Gilman, Horace B. Carpenter, Slim Whitaker, Ed Jones, Fred Humes, William Gillis
Reasonin' Bates (Hoot Gibson) and his pals ride to the rescue of Bonnie (Mary Doran) after Grant (Walter McGrail) and his henchmen kidnap her to recover stolen money that they had hidden in her luggage.
|1. Bridge of Sighs (1936)|
2. The Broadway Melody (1929)
3. The Criminal Code (1931)
4. The Divorcee (1930)
5. Iron Man (1931)
6. Love Me Tonight (1932)
7. The Miracle Woman (1931)
8. Movie Crazy (1932)
9. Sins of the Children (1930)
aka: The Richest Man in the World
aka: Father's Day
10. Sunset Range (1935)
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