|Fisherman's Wharf 1939 N/R, 72 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama / Adventure
Director: Bernard Vorhaus
Cast: Bobby Breen, Leo Carrillo, Henry Armetta, Lee Patrick, Rosina Galli, Tommy Bupp, George Humbert, Leon Belasco, Pua Lani, Leonard Kibrick, Milo Marchetti Jr., Roanld Paige, Jackie Salling
In this musical/drama, Tony (Bobby Breen) runs away from home after his adoptive father, Carlo (Leo Carrillo), welcomes his sister-in-law (Lee Patrick) and her bratty son Rudolph (Tommy Bupp) into their home. Musical numbers accompany the search for Tony.
|Hittin' the Trail 1937 N/R, 58 min.|
Director: Robert N. Bradbury
Cast: Tex Ritter, Jerry Bergh, Tommy Bupp, Earl Dwire, Ray Whitley, Charles King, "Snub" Pollard, Ed Cassidy, Jack C. Smith, Archie Ricks, Hank Worden
In this Tex Ritter film, Tex is mistaken for a notorious outlaw, cleared, and then talked into driving a herd of stolen horses to who-knows-where. Several songs are sung by Tex and others as they sort out the good guys from the bad.
|It's a Gift 1934 N/R, 73 min.|
Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Cast: W.C. Fields, Kathleen Howard, Jean Rouverol, Julian Madison, Tammany Young, Tommy Bupp, Spencer Charters, Guy Usher, Baby LeRoy, Morgan Wallace, Charles Sellon, Josephine Whittell, Diana Lewis, Dell Henderson
In this classic W.C. Fields comedy, Harold Bissonette (Fields), despite objections from his nagging wife (Kathleen Howard), uses a mail-order service to buy a California orange grove that, of course, turns out to be worthless. Comedy reigns as Bissonette finds a way out of his financial mess.
|Little Men 1934 N/R, 72 min.|
Director: Phil Rosen
Cast: Ralph Morgan, Erin O'Brien-Moore, Junior Durkin, Cora Sue Collins, Phyllis Cerf, Frankie Darro, Dickie Moore, Richard Quine, Tommy Bupp, Tad Alexander, David Durand, Buster Phelps, Ronnie Cosby, Dickie Jones, Bobby Cox
Louisa May Alcott's story is adapted to the screen as a follow-on to "Little Women," and it's pretty "soapy." Jo March (Erin O'Brien-Moore) and Professor Bhaer (Ralph Morgan)–from "Little Women"–are now married. They start a school for homeless boys in hopes of providing a path for the boys' success.
|Love Is on the Air 1937 N/R, 61 min.|
Director: Nick Grinde
Cast: Ronald Reagan, June Travis, Eddie Acuff, Ben Welden, Robert Barrat, Addison Richards, Raymond Hatton, Tommy Bupp, Dickie Jones, Willard Parker
Ronald Reagan made his screen debut in this remake of "Hi, Nellie." He plays a good guy determined to use the airwaves to fight corruption.
|Mystery Plane 1939 N/R, 60 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Romance
aka: Sky Pilot
Director: George Waggner
Cast: John Trent, Marjorie Reynolds, Milburn Stone, Jason Robards Sr., George Lynn, Lucien Littlefield, Polly Ann Young, Sayre Dearing, Tommy Bupp, Betsy Gay, William P. Carleton, John Elliott, John S. Peters, Bruce Mitchell, Mickey Martin
Ace pilot Tailspin Tommy Tomkins (John Trent) and his cohort, Skeeter Milligan (Milburn Stone), invent a radio-controlled bombing device and now must prevent enemy agents from seizing control of it. Based on the "Tailspin Tommy" comic strip.
|Nancy Drew - Detective 1938 N/R, 66 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama
Director: William Clemens
Cast: Bonita Granville, John Litel, Frankie Thomas, James Stephenson, Frank Orth, Helena Phillips Evans, Edward Keane, Charles Trowbridge, Mae Busch, Dick Purcell, Renie Riano, Brandon Tynan, Lottie Williams, Vera Lewis, Tommy Bupp
This is the first of a short series of Nancy Drew stories based on Carolyn Keene's teen sleuth books that were popular in the 1930s. This entry is taken from "The Password to Larkspur Lane" with Nancy (Bonita Granville) and her boyfriend Ted (Frankie Thomas) investigating the disappearance of a wealthy woman. The trail leads to a nursing home. Enjoyable fare, especially for the young set.
|Roarin' Guns 1936 N/R, 60 min.|
Director: Sam Newfield
Cast: Tim McCoy, Rosalinda Price, Wheeler Oakman, Rex Lease, John Elliott, Karl Hackett, Richard Alexander, Jack Rockwell, Ed Cassidy, Tommy Bupp, Lew Meehan, Artie Ortego, Tex Phelps, Hank Bell, Wally West
Bad guys start a range war, and rancher Bob Morgan (John Elliott) and his cattlemen's group send for gunfighter Tim (Tim McCoy) to deal with the situation. In the fight to save his ranch, Bob is killed, and Tim is blamed for the killing. But, by story's end, Tim takes care of the situation and wins the heart of Bob's niece, May (Rosalinda Price).
|Swing Your Lady 1938 N/R, 70 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical . Romance
Director: Ray Enright
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Louise Fazenda, Penny Singleton, Leon Weaver, Nat Pendleton, Ronald Reagan, Frank McHugh, Allen Jenkins, Frank Weaver, June Weaver, Daniel Boone Savage, Hugh O'Connell, Tommy Bupp, Sonny Bupp, Joan Howard
Ed (Humphrey Bogart) sets up a phony wrestling match between strong-woman Sadie (Louise Fazenda) and Joe (Nat Pendleton).
|1. Fisherman's Wharf (1939)|
2. Hittin' the Trail (1937)
3. It's a Gift (1934)
4. Little Men (1934)
5. Love Is on the Air (1937)
6. Mystery Plane (1939)
aka: Sky Pilot
7. Nancy Drew - Detective (1938)
8. Roarin' Guns (1936)
9. Swing Your Lady (1938)
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