|Bolero 1934 N/R, 83 min.|
Director: Wesley Ruggles
Cast: George Raft, Carole Lombard, Sally Rand, Frances Drake, William Frawley, Ray Milland, Gertrude Michael, Ann Sheridan, Dell Henderson, Phillips Smalley, Gloria Shea
A nightclub owner and dancer, Raoul De Baere (George Raft), and his partner Helen Hathaway (Carole Lombard) part during World War I when he joins the military. At the end of the film, they reunite and dance the "Bolero."
|Greeks Had a Word for Them 1932 N/R, 77 min.|
aka: Three Broadway Girls
Director: Lowell Sherman
Cast: Madge Evans, Joan Blondell, Ina Claire, David Manners, Lowell Sherman, Phillips Smalley, Sidney Bracey, Betty Grable, Louise Beavers, Ward Bond, Creighton Hale
Three New York City women–Polaire (Madge Evans), Schatze (Joan Blondell), and Jean (Ina Claire)–set out to find wealthy husbands. This story has been made several times, including "How to Marry a Millionaire."
|Midnight Warning 1932 N/R, 63 min.|
Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Cast: William "Stage" Boyd, Claudia Dell, Huntley Gordon, John Harron, Hooper Atchley, Henry Hall, Lloyd Whitlock, Phillips Smalley, Lloyd Ingraham, Lon Poff
Back in the USA after traveling in the Orient, Enid (Claudia Dell) and her brother checked into a hotel, and a few hours later her brother disappeared. Witnesses claim he vanished into thin air, and now Enid is told there never was a brother and that she is going insane. Detective William Cornish (William "Stage" Boyd) enters the case and uncovers the truth: Enid's brother died of the bubonic plague, and the hotel–not wanting to alarm the guests–is involved in a coverup. This story grew out of rumors involving a hotel guest's death during the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
|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.
|The Racketeer 1929 N/R, 66 min.|
Director: Howard Higgin
Cast: Robert Armstrong, Carole Lombard, Roland Drew, Jeanette Loff, John Loder, Paul Hurst, Kit Guard, Al Hill, Hedda Hopper, Winifred Harris, Budd Fine, Winter Hall, Bobby Dunn, Robert Parrish, Phillips Smalley
Fast-talking gangster Mahlon Keane (Robert Armstrong) helps Rhoda (Carole Lombard) win money cheating at poker. She plans to use the money to help her boyfriend, Tony (Roland Drew), who wants to be a classical violinist, but Mahlon has other plans for Rhoda's future.
|Sinister Hands 1932 N/R, 65 min.|
Director: Armand Schaefer
Cast: Jack Mulhall, Phyllis Barrington, Crauford Kent, Mischa Auer, Louis Natheaux, Lloyd Ingraham, James P. Burtis, Phillips Smalley, Gertrude Messinger, Helen Foster, Lillian West, Bess Flowers, Fletcher Norton, Russ Coller, Henry Hall
Police Captain Herbert Devlin (Jack Mulhall) investigates a wealthy man's murder during a seance. There were plenty of attendees at Swami Yomurda's (Misha Auer) seance, and the detectives try to uncover who had a motive.
|The Thirteenth Guest 1932 N/R, 69 min.|
aka: Lady Beware
Director: Albert Ray
Cast: Ginger Rogers, Lyle Talbot, J. Farrell MacDonald, James Eagles, Eddie Phillips, Erville Alderson, Paul Hurst, Crauford Kent, Ethel Wales, Phillips Smalley, Tom London, John Ince, Frances Rich, Al Bridge, William B. Davidson
Thirteen years ago the host of a dinner party died at the table after naming the person who would inherit his house. Twelve of the 13 invited guests were on hand, with the heir being the only absentee. Now, after the mansion had been closed up all these years, bodies start showing up at the table in the same chair that each was in at the dinner. Phil (Lyle Talbot), a playboy sleuth, is called in to solve the case and bring the hooded killer to justice.
|1. Bolero (1934)|
2. Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932)
aka: Three Broadway Girls
3. Midnight Warning (1932)
4. Murder at Dawn (1932)
5. The Racketeer (1929)
6. Sinister Hands (1932)
7. The Thirteenth Guest (1932)
aka: Lady Beware
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