|Ex-Lady 1933 N/R, 62 min.|
Director: Robert Florey
Cast: Bette Davis, Gene Raymond, Frank McHugh, Monroe Owsley, Claire Dodd, Kay Strozzi, Ferdinand Gottschalk, Alphonse Ethier, Bodil Rosing
This is Bette Davis' first lead role. She plays a VERY modern woman who is not sure what she wants, but she knows that she does NOT want marriage.
|Goin' to Town 1935 N/R, 72 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical
Director: Alexander Hall
Cast: Mae West, Paul Cavanagh, Gilbert Emery, Marjorie Gateson, Tito Coral, Ivan Lebedeff, Fred Kohler, Monroe Owsley, Grant Withers, Luis Alberni, Wade Boteler, Mona Rico, Paul Harvey, Lucio Villegas
Dance-hall queen Cleo Borden (Mae West) inherits an oil field from her deceased husband but lacks social graces to enter high society. She takes etiquette lessons and gets into a marriage in name only with Fletcher Colton (Monroe Owsley) to gain social position. But, British engineer Edward Carrington (Paul Cavanagh), who she had fallen for when he surveyed her property, returns to the scene and is now an earl. By story's end, Cleo has divorced Fletcher, married Edward, and lives happily ever after in London.
|Holiday 1930 N/R, 85 min.|
Director: Edward H. Griffith
Cast: Ann Harding, Robert Ames, Mary Astor, Edward Everett Horton, Hedda Hopper, William(2) Holden, Monroe Owsley, Creighton Hale, Mary Forbes, Elizabeth Forrester, Mabel Forrest, Hallam Cooley
This is a film adaptation of Phillip Barry's play about John Case (Robert Ames) who is being coerced into changing his carefree life to join the business firm of his fiancee Julia's (Mary Astor) father. All ends well when Julia's sister Linda (Ann Harding) sees things for what they are, falls in love with John, and saves the day. Harding was nominated for an Oscar. Remade in 1938.
|Indiscreet 1931 N/R, 92 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Leo McCarey
Cast: Gloria Swanson, Ben Lyon, Barbara Kent, Monroe Owsley, Arthur Lake, Maude Eburne, Henry Kolker, Nella Walker, Harry Watson
Wealthy Jerry Trent (Gloria Swanson) tries to keep her past from current beau Tony (Ben Lyon). Enter sister with a former boyfriend of Jerry's, and the "fun" begins. Gloria got big bucks for this one, but even she couldn't bail it out from the weak script and songs.
|Private Number 1936 N/R, 75 min.|
Director: Roy Del Ruth
Cast: Robert Taylor, Loretta Young, Patsy Kelly, Basil Rathbone, Paul Harvey, Monroe Owsley, George Irving, John Miljan, Jane Darwell, Marjorie Gateson, Joe E. Lewis
Richard Winfield (Robert Taylor) falls in love with, and marries, his mother's household servant, Ellen (Loretta Young). Then, to protect the family's social status, they keep the marriage secret. 1 User Review
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|Ten Cents a Dance 1931 N/R, 80 min.|
Director: Lionel Barrymore
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Ricardo Cortez, Monroe Owsley, Sally Blane, Blanche Friderici, Olive Tell, Pat Harmon, Martha Sleeper, David Newell, Phyllis Crane
Barbara (Barbara Stanwyck), a dance hall hostess, marries the wrong guy and lives to regret her choice of husbands.
|This Modern Age 1931 N/R, 76 min.|
Director: Nick Grinde
Cast: Joan Crawford, Pauline Frederick, Neil Hamilton, Monroe Owsley, Hobart Bosworth, Emma Dunn, Albert Conti, Marjorie Rambeau, Ann Dvorak, Adrienne D'Ambricourt, Marcelle Corday
Debutante Valentine (Joan Crawford) is reunited with her mother in Paris where she becomes the object of romantic attention from two men.
|Twin Husbands 1934 N/R, 68 min.|
Director: Frank R. Strayer
Cast: John Miljan, Shirley Grey, Monroe Owsley, Hale Hamilton, Robert Elliott, Wilson Benge, William Franklin, Maurice Black, Al Bridge, Joseph W. Girard
Jerry Van Trevor (John Miljan) awakens and learns that he has been kidnapped by Chloe (Shirley Grey) and her accomplice, Colton Drain (Monroe Owsley). They plan to use Jerry's striking resemblance to Chloe's wealthy husband (also played by John Miljan), as the means to steal valuable bonds. But, Jerry is not who he seems to be and waits patiently to outwit his kidnappers.
|Yellowstone 1936 N/R, 63 min.|
Director: Arthur Lubin
Cast: Henry Hunter, Judith Barrett, Ralph Morgan, Alan Hale, Andy Devine, Monroe Owsley, Michael Loring, Paul Fix, Rollo Harvey, Raymond Hatton, House Peters Jr., Mary Gordon, Claud Allister, Diana Gibson, Willie Fung
Yellowstone National Park ranger Dick Sherwood (Henry Hunter) falls in love with Ruth Foster (Judith Barrett) while she is visiting from Chicago. Judith's father James (Ralph Morgan) was involved in a robbery many years earlier, and the $90,000 of stolen money is hidden in a cave at Yellowstone. The gang of robbers–including James–is released from prison and comes searching for the money. James is murdered–his body spurts out of a geyser! Ranger Dick is suspected as the murderer and begins his own investigation, but it is his pal, Pay Day (Andy Devine), who gets to the bottom of what is really happening.
|1. Ex-Lady (1933)|
2. Goin' to Town (1935)
3. Holiday (1930)
4. Indiscreet (1931)
5. Private Number (1936)
6. Ten Cents a Dance (1931)
7. This Modern Age (1931)
8. Twin Husbands (1934)
9. Yellowstone (1936)
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