|Black Beauty 1933 N/R, 65 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Phil Rosen
Cast: Esther Ralston, Alexander Kirkland, Hale Hamilton, Gavin Gordon, Don Alvarado, George Walsh, Theodore Lorch, Eddie Fetherston, Al Bridge, John Larkin, Bruce Covington
Black Beauty has been raised by the loving Cameron family and is being trained to run in the steeplechase race. But, after a series of problems, the Camerons are forced to sell Black Beauty. The cruel Captain Jordan (Gavin Gordon) purchases the horse and then mistreats it. But, Henry Cameron (Alexander Kirkland) recovers the horse and brings love back into Black Beauty's life–and his own as he now will live happily ever after with Leila (Esther Ralston). Based on Anna Sewell's classic novel.
|Blake of Scotland Yard 1937 N/R, 300 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Mystery
Director: Robert F. Hill
Cast: Herbert Rawlinson, Ralph Byrd, Joan Barclay, Lloyd Hughes, Dickie Jones, Lucille Lund, Nick Stuart, Sam Flint, Jimmy Aubrey, Theodore Lorch, George DeNormand, Gail Newbury, Bob Terry, William Farrel, Frank Wayne
In this 15-episode serial, Scotland Yard inspector Sir James Blake (Herbert Rawlinson) sponsors the invention of a death ray by Dr. Jerry Sheehan (Ralph Byrd). But, guess what. The dastardly "Scorpion" wants it for his own villainous work. One of the better serials that was also cut down to a feature-length edition.
|Blue Steel 1934 N/R, 60 min.|
Director: Robert N. Bradbury
Cast: John Wayne, Eleanor Hunt, George "Gabby" Hayes, Edward Peil Sr., Yakima Canutt, George Cleveland, Lafe McKee, Earl Dwire, Horace B. Carpenter, Theodore Lorch, Tex Phelps, Hank Bell, Bud McClure, Herman Hack, Perry Murdock
Bad guys know there is gold in the hills surrounding the town of Yucca City, California, and try to force the townsfolk out of the area. A supposedly honest, leading citizen Malgrove (Edward Peil Sr.) hires the Polka Dot Bandit, aka Danti (Yakima Canutt) to rob the town's payroll of $4,000. But, never fear, undercover Marshal John Curruthers (John Wayne) saves the day when he comes to the aid of the struggling townsfolk.
|Flash Gordon 1936 N/R, 245 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action
aka: Space Soldiers
Director: Frederick Stephani
Cast: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton, Priscilla Lawson, Frank Shannon, Richard Alexander, Jack "Tiny" Lipson, George Cleveland, Duke York, Earl Askam, Theodore Lorch, Richard Tucker, James Pierce, Muriel Goodspeed, House Peters Jr.
The comic strip comes to life with this 13-episode serial, which was also cut down into a feature-length film. The characters are quite interesting and well-developed as Planet Mongo is on a collision course with Earth. So, Flash Gordon (Buster Crabbe) and friends, including his companion Dale (Jean Rogers) blast off to see what's going on out there. Mongo turns out to be ruled by Ming the Merciless (Charles Middleton) who has all sorts of creatures ready to do his dirty work as he carries out his plan for Earth.
|The Gallant Fool 1933 N/R, 60 min.|
Director: Robert N. Bradbury
Cast: Bob Steele, Arletta Duncan, George "Gabby" Hayes, John Elliott, Theodore Lorch, Perry Murdock, Pascale Perry, George Nash, Si Jenks, Art Mix, Bob Burns, Dick Dickinson
Although he is innocent of the charge, Dad Denton (George "Gabby" Hayes) has been eluding the law for the past 18 years by playing a clown in a traveling circus. Son Kit (Bob Steele) comes to Dad's aid when his disguise is uncovered and his life is on the line.
|The Lady in Question 1940 N/R, 78 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: Charles Vidor
Cast: Brian Aherne, Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, Irene Rich, George Coulouris, Lloyd Corrigan, Evelyn Keyes, Edward Norris, Curt Bois, Frank Reicher, Nicholas Bela, Sumner Getchell, Philip Van Zandt, Jack Raymond, Theodore Lorch
Juror Andre Morestan (Brian Aherne) sways his jury members, and they vote to acquit Natalie Roguin (Rita Hayworth) in a murder trial. Natalie has nowhere to go and accepts Andre's offer of employment and a room in his home. When Andre's teenage son, Pierre (Glenn Ford), falls for Natalie and steals money from Andre's savings to finance his elopement with Natalie, Andre has good reasons to question his "not guilty" verdict at Natalie's trial.
|The Last of the Mohicans 1920 N/R, 72 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Maurice Tourneur, Clarence Brown
Cast: Wallace Beery, Barbara Bedford, Alan Roscoe, Lillian Hall, Henry Woodward, Theodore Lorch, Boris Karloff, James Gordon, George Hackathorne, Nelson McDowell, Harry Lorraine, Jack McDonald, Sydney Deane, Joseph Singleton, Chief Tahachee
This early version of "The Last of the Mohicans" was the last major work of director Maurice Tourneur. It is the story of the French and Indian War of the 1700s and the role, as allies, that Indian tribes played for both sides. This film is close to the original James Fenimore Cooper book as it relates the efforts of Hawkeye (Harry Lorraine) and the last of the Mohicans–Uncas (Alan Roscoe) and Chingachgook (Theodore Lorch)–to rescue Alice and Cora Munro (Lillian Hall and Barbara Bedford) from the evil Magua (Wallace Berry). Can you find Boris Karloff as an Indian?
|The Mysterious Mr. Wong 1934 N/R, 63 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Horror
Director: William Nigh
Cast: Bela Lugosi, Wallace Ford, Arline Judge, E. Alyn Warren, Lotus Long, Robert Emmett O'Connor, Edward Peil Sr., Luke Chan, Lee Shumway, Etta Lee, Ernest F. Yuong, Chester Gan, Theodore Lorch, Forrest Taylor, James B. Leong
Mr. Wong (Bela Lugosi) is a power-crazed Asian who is obsessed with owning the "12 coins of Confucius" through which he will gain great power. Murdering those in the way, Mr. Wong stays ahead of the police, but reporter Jason Barton (Wallace Ford) becomes suspicious and risks being killed while investigating.
|Rebellion 1936 N/R, 60 min.|
Genre: Western / Thriller / Romance
Director: Lynn Shores
Cast: Tom Keene, Rita Hayworth, Duncan Renaldo, William Royle, Gino Corrado, Roger Gray, Robert McKenzie, Allan Cavan, Jack Ingram, Lita Cortez, Theodore Lorch, Merrill McCormick, Al Haskell, George Regas
Life in the new state of California in 1850 is not easy for some of the Mexicans because land-grabbers are trying to drive them off their land. One such victim is Paula (Rita Hayworth) whose father was killed. She appeals to Washington, and John Carroll (Tom Keene) is sent to bring law and order. He not only does that and win the hand of Paula, but he becomes the state's first Governor.
|The Sphinx 1933 N/R, 64 min.|
Director: Wilfred Lucas, Phil Rosen
Cast: Lionel Atwill, Sheila Terry, Theodore Newton, Paul Hurst, Luis Alberni, Robert Ellis, Lucien Prival, Lillian Leighton, Paul Fix, George "Gabby" Hayes, Ernie Adams, Jack Cheatham, Theodore Lorch, Wilfred Lucas, Hooper Atchley
Following a murder, wealthy Jerome Breen (Lionel Atwill) was accused after an eye witness insisted that Jerome was at the crime scene and spoke to another person. But, Jerome is proven to be a deaf mute. Reporter Jack Burton (Theodore Newton), feeling that something strange is going on, investigates. Jerome's secret is uncovered at film's end. Remade in 1942 as "The Phantom Killer."
|Stop! Look! and Laugh! 1960 N/R, 76 min.|
Director: Jules White
Cast: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Paul Winchell, Joe Bolton, Edmund Cobb, Chester Conklin, Bess Flowers, Clarence Straight, Gino Corrado, June Foray, Theodore Lorch, Vernon Dent, Sam Flint, Symona Boniface
Archival footage of some of the Three Stooges funniest moments are interwoven with comedy acts of the 1950s in this video.
|The Whirlwind 1933 N/R, 62 min.|
Director: D. Ross Lederman
Cast: Tim McCoy, Alice Dahl, Pat O'Malley, J. Carrol Naish, Matthew Betz, Joseph W. Girard, Lloyd Whitlock, Art Mix, Stella Adams, Mary Gordon, Theodore Lorch, Hank Bell, Glenn Strange, Bud Osborne
Tim (Tim McCoy) and sidekicks Pat and "Injun" (Pat O'Malley and J. Carrol Naish) return to Tim's hometown and immediately become involved in uncovering a crooked Sheriff (Matthew Betz).
|1. Black Beauty (1933)|
2. Blake of Scotland Yard (1937)
3. Blue Steel (1934)
4. Flash Gordon (1936)
aka: Space Soldiers
aka: Atomic Rocketship
5. The Gallant Fool (1933)
6. The Lady in Question (1940)
7. The Last of the Mohicans (1920)
8. The Mysterious Mr. Wong (1934)
9. Rebellion (1936)
10. The Sphinx (1933)
11. Stop! Look! and Laugh! (1960)
12. The Whirlwind (1933)
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