|Babes on Broadway 1941 N/R, 118 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Busby Berkeley
Cast: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Fay Bainter, Virginia Weidler, Ray McDonald, Richard Quine, Donald Meek, Luis Alberni, James Gleason, Margaret O'Brien, Emma Dunn, Frederick Burton, Cliff Clark, William Post Jr., Alexander Woolcott
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland team up again for a lively musical. This time, Rooney plays Tommy Williams who produces a charity show as the means of taking orphans on a country trip. With help from his friend Penny (Garland) and their young friends, the show does go on–but not without problems. Songs include "How About You?" and "Hoe Down." This film marks the debut of Margaret O'Brien.
|The Black Camel 1931 N/R, 67 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama / Horror
Director: Hamilton MacFadden
Cast: Warner Oland, Sally Eilers, Bela Lugosi, Dorothy Revier, Robert Young, Victor Varconi, J.M. Kerrigan, Mary Gordon, Richard Tucker, C. Henry Gordon, Violet Dunn, William Post Jr., Murray Kinnell, Rita Rozelle, Otto Yamaoka
A young actress, Shelah Fane (Dorothy Revier), is murdered, and Charlie Chan (Warner Oland) steps in to investigate a string of murders in Hawaii. Charlie looks into an unsolved murder several years ago of a Hollywood actor, and uses psychic Tarneverro (Bella Lugosi) to solve the case
|The House on 92nd Street 1945 N/R, 88 min.|
Director: Henry Hathaway
Cast: William Eythe, Lloyd Nolan, Signe Hasso, Leo G. Carroll, Gene Lockhart, Lydia St. Clair, Reed Hadley, William Post Jr., Harry Bellaver, Charles Wagenheim
FBI agent Bill Dietrich (William Eythe) is given the job of breaking up a Nazi spy ring that is attempting to steal atomic bomb secrets. This film is an excellent example of how actual documentary film footage can be interwoven with a Hollywood film.
|Mr. and Mrs. North 1942 N/R, 68 min.|
Director: Robert B. Sinclair
Cast: Gracie Allen, William Post Jr., Paul Kelly, Rose Hobart, Virginia Grey, Tom Conway, Felix Bressart, Stuart Crawford, Porter Hall, Millard Mitchell, Lucien Littlefield, Keye Luke
Daffy Pam (Gracie Allen) and husband Gerry (William Post Jr.) return home to their apartment and discover a corpse. When she learns that all the suspects match up with their socialite friends, Pam jumps into the fray using her off-beat logic to help solve the case.
|Roger Touhy, Gangster 1944 N/R, 65 min.|
Director: Robert Florey
Cast: Preston Foster, Victor McLaglen, Lois Andrews, Anthony Quinn, Kent Taylor, Harry Morgan, Trudy Marshall, William Post Jr., Moroni Olsen, Frank Jenks
This film is a loosely based-on-fact biography of the infamous murderer, Roger Touhy.
|Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon 1942 N/R, 68 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama / Adventure / Thriller
Director: Roy William Neill
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Kaaren Verne, Holmes Herbert, Mary Gordon, Dennis Hoey, Harry Woods, Paul Fix, William Post Jr., Henry Victor, Michael Mark, George Burr Macannan, Harry Cording, Leslie Denison
This Sherlock Holmes film has been updated to the early 1940s and involves espionage and Gestapo intrigue. Dr. Franz Tobel (William Post, Jr.) has devised a secret weapon, and with World War II looming, the Nazis and the Allies are racing to get control of Tobel's weapon. When Tobel disappears, Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) and Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce) investigate and find that Holmes' old nemesis, Professor Moriarty (Lionel Atwill), is behind the plot.
|Ship Ahoy 1942 N/R, 95 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Edward Buzzell
Cast: Eleanor Powell, Red Skelton, Bert Lahr, Virginia O'Brien, William Post Jr., Jimmy Cross, Philip Ahn, Stuart Crawford, John Emery, Bernard Nedell, Eddie Hartman, John Huddleston, Chuck Lowry, William Tannen, John Raitt
An ocean liner is on its way to Puerto Rico and enemies of the U.S. are onboard to steal plans for a new mine. The lame plot is really a vehicle for the band of Tommy Dorsey (with Buddy Rich on the drums, Ziggy Elman on the trumpet, and Frank Sinatra singing), the dancing of Eleanor Powell, and the comic routines of Red Skelton.
|1. Babes on Broadway (1941)|
2. The Black Camel (1931)
3. The House on 92nd Street (1945)
4. Mr. and Mrs. North (1942)
5. Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944)
6. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)
7. Ship Ahoy (1942)
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