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Charles Arnt

  • Aug 20, 1906 - Aug 06, 1990 (age 83)
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1990
Charles Arnt
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Charles Arnt

Charles Arnt passed away.
1962
Sweet Bird of Youth
MovieMar 21, 1962

Sweet Bird of Youth

Drifter Chance Wayne returns to his hometown after many …
Drifter Chance Wayne returns to his hometown after many years of trying to make it in the movies. Arriving with him is a faded film star he picked up along the way, Alexandra Del Lago. While trying to get her help to make a screen test, he also finds the time to meet his former girlfriend Heavenly, the daughter of the local politician Tom 'Boss' Finley, who more or less forced him to leave the town many years ago.
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1959
The Miracle of the Hills
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MovieJul 27, 1959

The Miracle of the Hills

A minister arrives at a run …
A minister arrives at a run-down mining town to take over the church there. He finds he has his work cut out for him, especially when an earthquake causes a flood in the mineshaft and traps some of the local children.
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1958
Flood Tide
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MovieJan 22, 1958

Flood Tide

The finding of a body on the beach leads to the conviction for …
The finding of a body on the beach leads to the conviction for murder of Bill Holleran (who claims innocence), thanks to the testimony of a 10-year-old boy, David Gordon. In flashback, Holleran's landlord Steve Martin recalls his prior involvement with David's widowed mother Anne, broken off because of the disabled boy's vindictive jealousy. Now that a man's life is at stake, Steve reluctantly re-enters the lives of the Gordons to find the truth. Is David a monster or just misunderstood?
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1953
The Great Sioux Uprising
MovieJun 23, 1953

The Great Sioux Uprising

Joan Britton, improbably …
Joan Britton, improbably gorgeous frontier horse dealer, and the much less scrupulous Stephen Cook are friendly competitors supplying horses to the Union Army in Wyoming Territory during the Civil War. Southern general Stand Watie, a Cherokee, is rumored to be in the area to stir up the Sioux against the Union, when Cook picks this worst possible moment to steal a herd of Sioux horses. Enter ex-army doctor Jonathan Westgate, who becomes Cook's rival for the love of Joan, opposes his crooked activities...and who alone can prevent a new Indian war.
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1950
The Man Who Cheated Himself
MovieDec 26, 1950

The Man Who Cheated Himself

Rich Lois Frazer, divorcing …
Rich Lois Frazer, divorcing her fortune-hunter husband, finds he's bought a gun. Suspecting he plans to kill her, she calls in her lover, who just happens to be Homicide Lieutenant Ed Cullen. When Ed arrives, the gun gets used...and because of his relationship with Lois, Ed is compelled to compound a felony. The good news: Ed himself is assigned to the case. The bad news: Ed's hotshot younger brother Andy, a new- minted detective, is also on the case...and anxious to prove himself.
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The Sun Sets at Dawn
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MovieNov 1, 1950

The Sun Sets at Dawn

A young man awaits execution on death row for the murder of a …
A young man awaits execution on death row for the murder of a political boss. Although h continues to protest his innocence, only his sweetheart, the prison priest, and the warden and his wife believe him. Reporters discuss the case and similar ones, and one of them relates a story that may save the innocent man's life.
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Wabash Avenue
MovieMar 31, 1950

Wabash Avenue

Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest …
Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position untenable. He also hopes to turn Ruby Summers, Mike's motor-mouthed burlesque queen, into a classier entertainer, and incidentally to make her his own. But at the last minute, Andy's revenge comes unravelled.
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1949
Bride for Sale
MovieNov 12, 1949

Bride for Sale

Bride for Sale is a 1949 American romantic comedy film …
Bride for Sale is a 1949 American romantic comedy film distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, directed by William D. Russell, and starring Claudette Colbert, Robert Young and George Brent. The music score is by Frederick Hollander.
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1948
The Boy with Green Hair
MovieNov 24, 1948

The Boy with Green Hair

In a police station, a child …
In a police station, a child psychologist uses his ability to interview a runaway boy with hairs completely cut-off that is reluctant to speak. The boy tells that his name is Peter Fry and his parents had traveled to London and have not returned yet; meanwhile he is living with Gramp Fry, after being lodged in the houses of many relatives for short periods. He gets along with Gramp, the locals, his schoolmates and his teacher; however, when he discovers that he is an orphan of war, his hair turns green on the next morning and Peter is rejected by his community.
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Hollow Triumph
MovieAug 10, 1948

Hollow Triumph

John Muller, medical school dropout and brilliant crook, …
John Muller, medical school dropout and brilliant crook, plans a holdup which goes a little bit wrong, and finds vindictive gambler Rocky Stansyck after him. At the end of his tether, he stumbles onto a lucky chance to assume an impenetrable new identity as psychiatrist Victor Bartok. But irony piles on as Muller finds it's out of the frying pan, into the fire.
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1947
High Wall
MovieDec 17, 1947

High Wall

Steven Kenet, suffering from a recurring brain injury, …
Steven Kenet, suffering from a recurring brain injury, appears to have strangled his wife. Having confessed, he's committed to an understaffed county asylum full of pathetic inmates. There, Dr. Ann Lorrison is initially skeptical about Kenet's story and reluctance to undergo treatment. But against her better judgement, she begins to doubt his guilt, and endangers her career on a dangerous quest through dark streets awash with rain.
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Big Town After Dark
MovieDec 12, 1947

Big Town After Dark

A crusading newspaper reporter battles big-city gambling …
A crusading newspaper reporter battles big-city gambling interests.
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My Favorite Brunette
MovieMar 19, 1947

My Favorite Brunette

Baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, on death row in …
Baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, on death row in San Quentin, tells reporters how he got there: taking care of his private-eye neighbor's office, Ronnie is asked by the irresistible Baroness Montay to find the missing Baron. There follow confusing but sinister doings in a gloomy mansion and a private sanatorium, with every plot twist a parody of thriller cliches. What are the villains really after? Can Ronnie beat a framed murder rap?
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That Way with Women
MovieFeb 14, 1947

That Way with Women

That Way with Women is a 1947 American comedy film …
That Way with Women is a 1947 American comedy film directed by Frederick de Cordova, written by Leo Townsend and Francis Swann, and starring Dane Clark, Martha Vickers, Sydney Greenstreet, Alan Hale, Sr., Craig Stevens and Barbara Brown. It was released by Warner Bros. on March 29, 1947.
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Calendar Girl
MovieJan 31, 1947

Calendar Girl

Around the turn of the century, two young men, Johnnie Bennett, …
Around the turn of the century, two young men, Johnnie Bennett, a composer and Steve Adams, an artist, go to New York City to make their fortune. They both fall in love with the same girl, Patricia O'Neill. The artist paints a picture of her which outrages her father's sensibilities but, as a result of the picture, she wins a chance to star in a Broadway play. She soon learns that the artist is just a trifler, and turns to the composer, who loves her sincerely.
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1946
That Brennan Girl
MovieDec 23, 1946

That Brennan Girl

The film begins on Mother's Day, 1938 when 14-year-old Ziggy …
The film begins on Mother's Day, 1938 when 14-year-old Ziggy Brennan (Mona Freeman buys a gardenia for her mother. Ziggy's youthful exuberance disappears when she enters their apartment and...
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Without Reservations
MovieMay 13, 1946

Without Reservations

Kit Madden is traveling to Hollywood, where her best …
Kit Madden is traveling to Hollywood, where her best-selling novel is to be filmed. Aboard the train, she encounters Marines Rusty and Dink, who don't know she is the author of the famous book, and who don't think much of the ideas it proposes. She and Rusty are greatly attracted, but she doesn't know how to deal with his disdain for the book's author.
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Blondie's Lucky Day
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MovieApr 4, 1946

Blondie's Lucky Day

Dagwood takes over the office in Dithers's absence and hires …
Dagwood takes over the office in Dithers's absence and hires former WAC Mary Jane. Dagwood and the WAC become unemployed, the Bumsteads start their own business, and Dagwood gets his old job back.
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The Hoodlum Saint
MovieApr 4, 1946

The Hoodlum Saint

A former reporter comes back home after serving in the …
A former reporter comes back home after serving in the army during World War I and finds that it's much more difficult to find work than he expected. Desperate, one day he crashes a wedding attended by many of the city's rich and powerful, meets a beautiful girl named Kay who turns out to be his ticket to meeting those rich and powerful people, and he soon manages to land a job on a newspaper. He gets caught up in the "make money at all costs" game, but receives a rude awakening when the stock market crashes in 1929. The Depression's lows uncovers new plateaus this Vet couldn't foresee while raking in the big bucks. Spiritual nudges helps Our Man to finally see the light that money can't buy everything, especially the love and happiness he's been searching for.
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Miss Susie Slagle's
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MovieFeb 6, 1946

Miss Susie Slagle's

Miss Susie Slagle's has opened her large home as a boarding …
Miss Susie Slagle's has opened her large home as a boarding house for medical students in Baltimore. The young men are encouraged by the compassionate Miss Susie as each struggles with the pressures of becoming doctors. One of her student boarders contracts diphtheria and dies, his loving fiancée, a student nurse bravely puts her grief aside to fulfill their dream of helping the poor in China. Finally the school year ends and Miss Susie wishes each of her boarders good success as she prepares once more to welcome a new group of eager young students.
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1945
The Girl of the Limberlost
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MovieOct 11, 1945

The Girl of the Limberlost

Based on Gene Stratton …
Based on Gene Stratton-Porter's novel and a remake of Columbia's 1934 "The Girl of the Limberlost" and 1939's "Romance of the Limberlost," this one has altered the kinship ...
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Dangerous Intruder
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MovieAug 21, 1945

Dangerous Intruder

An actress, Jenny (Veda Ann Borg), is hitchhiking across …
An actress, Jenny (Veda Ann Borg), is hitchhiking across the country when she is accidently struck by a car. The driver, Max Ducone (Charles Arnt), offers to take her into his home until she can resume traveling. Later Ducone's wife is murdered and Jenny determines to find the killer. With the aid of detective Curtis (Tom Keene as Richard Powers), she discovers that Ducone is the murderer, having killed his wife in order to have the funds to finance his antique collection.
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Sudan
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MovieApr 18, 1945

Sudan

Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient …
Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient Egyptian kingdom of Khemis when her father is killed in a slave revolt. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she ...
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Strange Illusion
MovieMar 31, 1945

Strange Illusion

Paul, a young man whose father was once lieutenant …
Paul, a young man whose father was once lieutenant Governor of California before his untimely death, has a strange, recurring dream in which his mother falls in love with a dangerous man (Brett Curtis), a dream which also contains the image of his father's death in an automobile accident under mysterious circumstances. Through the help of his friend, a psychiatrist, Paul realizes that his dream is coming true, and that his mother is falling under Curtis's influence. Curtis, in fact, is a homicidal maniac who lives as an out-patient at the sanitarium of the unscrupulous Dr. Muhlbach. When Curtis makes an attempt to marry Paul's mother, Paul intervenes, and after a series of events discovers the truth behind his dreams.
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1944
Dangerous Passage
MovieDec 18, 1944

Dangerous Passage

While living in Central America, Joe Beck receives word that his …
While living in Central America, Joe Beck receives word that his grandfather has passed away and left him $200,000. Beck prepares to travel to Galveston, Texas to claim his inheritance, with the important papers that he will need. When he is assaulted soon afterward, he changes plans and takes a ship leaving that night. Also on board is Nita, who herself seems to be in a hurry to leave port. Beck receives a number of veiled threats and warnings, and then is almost killed by an accident on deck. Beck soon realizes that he is facing two serious problems: an attempt to defraud him of his inheritance, and another plan to stop him from finding out what the ship's crew is up to.
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Double Exposure
MovieDec 18, 1944

Double Exposure

A news magazine hires an out-of-town photographer and the …
A news magazine hires an out-of-town photographer and the antics begin. Some comic relief.
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Up in Arms
MovieFeb 17, 1944

Up in Arms

Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and …
Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and makes life miserable for his fellow GIs. He's also lovesick when it comes to pretty Mary Morgan, unaware that she's in love with his...
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1943
Gangway for Tomorrow
MovieNov 3, 1943

Gangway for Tomorrow

Gangway for Tomorrow is a 1943 American anthology film …
Gangway for Tomorrow is a 1943 American anthology film produced and directed by the Austrian-American John H. Auer, and originally known by its working title, An American Story. Steeped in the propaganda tones of early World War II features, the film is largely B-fare.
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Gildersleeve's Bad Day
MovieMay 8, 1943

Gildersleeve's Bad Day

Gildersleeve's Bad Day is a …
Gildersleeve's Bad Day is a 1943 American comedy film directed by Gordon Douglas from a screenplay by Jack Townley. The picture was the second in the Gildersleeve's series produced and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, based on the popular NBC radio program, The Great Gildersleeve, created by Leonard L. Levinson, and was released on June 10, 1943. The film stars Harold Peary, Jane Darwell and Nancy Gates.
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1942
Reunion in France
MovieDec 25, 1942

Reunion in France

Frenchwoman Michele de la Becque, an opponent of the …
Frenchwoman Michele de la Becque, an opponent of the Nazis in German-occupied Paris, hides a downed American flyer, Pat Talbot, and attempts to get him safely out of the country.
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The Great Gildersleeve
MovieDec 17, 1942

The Great Gildersleeve

Small-town eccentric …
Small-town eccentric Throckmorton Gildersleeve (of radio fame) has a few problems: Judge Hooker continually questions his guardianship of niece Margie and nephew Leroy; the judge's predatory sister Amelia has matrimony in mind. When a misunderstanding gives Amelia the idea she's all but engaged, the kids form a wild scheme to get Gildersleeve out of trouble; slapstick results.
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This Gun for Hire
MovieMay 13, 1942

This Gun for Hire

Hit man Philip Raven, who's kind to children and cats, kills a …
Hit man Philip Raven, who's kind to children and cats, kills a blackmailer and is paid off by traitor Willard Gates in "hot" money. Meanwhile, pert entertainer Ellen Graham, girlfriend of police Lieut. Crane (who's after Raven) is enlisted by a Senate committee to help investigate Gates. Raven, seeking Gates for revenge, meets Ellen on the train; their relationship gradually evolves from that of killer and potential victim to an uneasy alliance against a common enemy.
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Take a Letter, Darling
MovieMay 6, 1942

Take a Letter, Darling

A struggling painter takes a …
A struggling painter takes a job as a secretary to a female advertising executive. While working to obtain an account from a tobacco company, they end up falling in love.
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My Gal Sal
MovieApr 30, 1942

My Gal Sal

Chronicles the early life of gay nineties-era songwriter Paul …
Chronicles the early life of gay nineties-era songwriter Paul Dresser as he outgrows his job as carnival entertainer and moves up into New York society, writing one hit song after another. ...
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1941
Ball of Fire
MovieDec 31, 1941

Ball of Fire

Sexy, wisecracking nightclub singer Sugarpuss O'Shea is a hot …
Sexy, wisecracking nightclub singer Sugarpuss O'Shea is a hot tomato who needs to be kept on ice: mobster boyfriend Joe Lilac is suspected of murder and Sugarpuss' testimony could put him away. Naive Professor Bertram Potts meets Miss O'Shea while researching an article on slang and in true romantic comedy fashion the two worlds collide. When Miss O'Shea hides out with Potts and his fellow professors, everyone learns something new: the professors how to cha-cha and Potts the meaning of "yum-yum"!
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Paris Calling
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MovieDec 4, 1941

Paris Calling

Marianne Jannetier, a well-to-do Parisian, engaged to Andre …
Marianne Jannetier, a well-to-do Parisian, engaged to Andre Benoit, a high-ranking government official, flees the city when the goose-stepping Nazi storm-troopers arrive. When her mother ...
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Great Guns
MovieOct 10, 1941

Great Guns

Laurel and Hardy work for sickly heir Dan Forrester, who has …
Laurel and Hardy work for sickly heir Dan Forrester, who has been diagnosed with a myriad of debilitating allergies. However, when the draft board sees things differently and he seems very happy to leave the confines of his sick room, his loyal employees join him in the U. S. Army. He seems to thrive on Army chow and regimen and even becomes a rival to the growling Sergeant Hippo for the affections of beautiful post employee Ginger Hammond . The bumbling Stan and Ollie also get a chance to redeem themselves when they participate in the all-important war game maneuvers.
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Hold Back the Dawn
MovieSep 11, 1941

Hold Back the Dawn

Told in flashback from a preface in which the main character …
Told in flashback from a preface in which the main character visits Paramount to sell his story! Romanian-French gigolo Georges Iscovescu wishes to enter the USA. Stopped in Mexico by the quota system, he decides to marry an American, then desert her and join his old partner Anita, who's done likewise. But after sweeping teacher Emmy Brown off her feet, he finds her so sweet that love and jealousy endanger his plans.
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Dressed to Kill
MovieAug 8, 1941

Dressed to Kill

Detective Michael Shayne and his girlfriend Joanne are on their …
Detective Michael Shayne and his girlfriend Joanne are on their way to be married when a scream from a nearby hotel room draws his attention to a pair of theatrical murders.
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Blossoms in the Dust
MovieJun 26, 1941

Blossoms in the Dust

After losing her young son, Edna Gladney opposes the unfair …
After losing her young son, Edna Gladney opposes the unfair laws discriminating against children whose parents are unknown, and opens an orphanage for those children.
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Pot o' Gold
MovieApr 3, 1941

Pot o' Gold

Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his …
Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst ...
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Mr. District Attorney
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MovieMar 27, 1941

Mr. District Attorney

First screen version of the …
First screen version of the popular radio series, followed by two sequels.
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1940
I Love You Again
MovieAug 9, 1940

I Love You Again

I Love You Again is an MGM comedy released in 1940. It …
I Love You Again is an MGM comedy released in 1940. It was directed by W.S. Van Dyke and starred William Powell and Myrna Loy, all three of whom were prominently involved in the Thin Man series. (The first film Powell and Loy appeared in together in was Manhattan Melodrama, 1934).
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Remember the Night
MovieJan 1, 1940

Remember the Night

Just before Christmas, Lee Leander is caught shoplifting. …
Just before Christmas, Lee Leander is caught shoplifting. It is her third offense. She is prosecuted by John Sargent. He postpones the trial because it is hard to get a conviction at Christmas time. But he feels sorry for her and arranges for her bail, and ends up taking her home to his mother for Christmas. Surrounded by a loving family (in stark contrast to Lee's own family background) they fall in love. This creates a new problem: how do they handle the upcoming trial?
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1937
It Happened in Hollywood
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MovieSep 7, 1937

It Happened in Hollywood

While hospitalized young …
While hospitalized young Billy meets his silent movie idol Tim Bart but then the talkies came, destroying Bart's career. Now Bart must convince his young friend he is still a star.
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Swing High, Swing Low
MovieMar 12, 1937

Swing High, Swing Low

In Panama, Maggie King …
In Panama, Maggie King meets soldier Skid Johnson on his last day in the army and reluctantly agrees to a date to celebrate. The two become involved in a nightclub brawl which causes Maggie to miss her ship back to the States. Now stranded, she's forced to move in with Skid and his pal Harry. She soon falls in love with Skid. Skid gets a job playing the trumpet at a local club and becomes a big success. Fame and fortune go to his head which eventually destroys his relationship Maggie and his career.
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1936
The Witness Chair
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MovieApr 17, 1936

The Witness Chair

The Witness Chair is a 1936 courtroom drama film …
The Witness Chair is a 1936 courtroom drama film directed by George Nichols Jr., starring Ann Harding and Walter Abel. After this movie, Harding briefly retired from films, and the following year she married symphony conductor Werner Janssen.
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1935
She Married Her Boss
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MovieSep 19, 1935

She Married Her Boss

A super-efficient secretary at a department store falls for and …
A super-efficient secretary at a department store falls for and marries her boss, but finds out that taking care of him at home (and especially his spoiled-brat daughter) is a lot different from taking care of him at work.
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1934
Here Is My Heart
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MovieDec 22, 1934

Here Is My Heart

Here is My Heart is a 1934 American musical comedy …
Here is My Heart is a 1934 American musical comedy film directed by Frank Tuttle and starring Bing Crosby, Kitty Carlisle, and Roland Young. Based on the play La Grande-duchesse et le garçon d'étage by Alfred Savoir, the film is about a famous singer who pretends to be a penniless waiter to get close to the woman of his dreams, a European princess.
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Ready for Love
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MovieNov 30, 1934

Ready for Love

Marigold Tate (Lupino) runs away from boarding school to stay …
Marigold Tate (Lupino) runs away from boarding school to stay with her retired aunt. She faces hostility from the locals, who display bigotry and snobbery towards her. During a witchcraft ...
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1906
Charles Arnt
BirthAugust 1906

Charles Arnt

Charles Arnt was born.
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