|Charlie Chan at the Circus 1936 N/R, 72 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama / Thriller
Director: Harry Lachman
Cast: Warner Oland, Keye Luke, George Brasno, Olive Brasno, J. Carrol Naish, Boothe Howard, Francis Ford, Paul Stanton, Wade Boteler, John McGuire, Shirley Deane, Drue Leyton, John Aasen, Paul McVey, Shia Jung
A killer ape and the murder of the circus owner interfere with Charlie Chan's (Warner Oland) trip to the circus with his 12 children. While Charlie is busy with his investigation, Number One Son Lee (Keye Luke) is attracted to contortionist Su Toy (Shia Jung) but gets no response to his advances. Meanwhile, Charlie travels by train with the circus to the next town trying to solve the crime before another murder is committed. J. Carrol Naish, who plays lion tamer Tom Holt in this film, will later take on the role of Charlie Chan in the 1950s' TV series.
|Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe 1940 N/R, 225 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi
Director: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor
Cast: Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton, Anne Gwynne, Frank Shannon, John Hamilton, Herbert Rawlinson, Shirley Deane, Lee Powell, Roland Drew, Tom Chatterton, Don Rowan, Ben Taggart, Victor Zimmerman, Edgar Edwards
Flash Gordon (Buster Crabbe) is back in action in this 12-episode serial as the "Purple Death," a lethal plague, hits Earth. Flash's nemesis, Ming the Merciless (Charles Middleton) of the planet Mong, is behind it. So, Flash and friends return to Mong seeking the antidote. Of course, the powers of Ming will make that difficult.
|Girls' Dormitory 1936 N/R, 66 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Irving Cummings
Cast: Herbert Marshall, Ruth Chatterton, Simone Simon, Constance Collier, J. Edward Bromberg, Dixie Dunbar, John Qualen, Shirley Deane, Tyrone Power, Frank Reicher, George Hassell, Lynne Berkeley, June Storey, Christian Rub, Rita Gould
Marie (Simone Simon) is a student at a Swiss finishing school who falls in love with headmaster Dr. Stephen Dominik (Herbert Marshall). Marie writes a love letter, and Professor Anna Mathe (Ruth Chatterton) finds it in the trash and shows it to Stephen. When confronted with the letter, Marie tells Anna that it was written to an imaginary lover. Anna has been secretly in love with Stephen for years, and many problems lie ahead before Stephen marries. By story's end, will he marry Anna or Marie?
|1. Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936)|
2. Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)
3. Girls' Dormitory (1936)
4. Prairie Moon (1938)
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