Actor

Charles Richman

  • Jan 12, 1865 - Dec 01, 1940 (age 75)
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1940
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Charles Richman

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1939
Torchy Runs for Mayor
MovieMay 13, 1939

Torchy Runs for Mayor

Torchy conducts a one …
Torchy conducts a one woman campaign against a corrupt mayor and crime boss, and when the reform candidate is murdered, she takes up the banner.
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Dark Victory
MovieApr 20, 1939

Dark Victory

A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain …
A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, and must decide whether or not she'll meet her final days with dignity.
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Devil's Island
MovieJan 7, 1939

Devil's Island

Unjustly condemned to Devil's Island and condemned to …
Unjustly condemned to Devil's Island and condemned to death, Dr. Gaudet's life is spared when his surgical skills save the life of the commandant's daughter.
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1938
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
MovieFeb 11, 1938

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Tom Sawyer and his pal …
Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral and witnessing a murder.
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Blondes at Work
MovieFeb 5, 1938

Blondes at Work

Marvin Spencer, of the Bon Ton Department Stores, is …
Marvin Spencer, of the Bon Ton Department Stores, is missing, and Torchy knows how to find him. When she does, he is dead and she is the first paper to headline the death. Then she finds his girlfriend and the Star once again scoops everyone, including the police. This upsets McBride, but she hits headline after headline, until the trial is to begin. Then torchy is a follower, but she does not believe that the accused is even guilty.
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1937
Lady Behave!
MovieDec 22, 1937

Lady Behave!

It's bad enough that Clarice Kendall Andrews, Paula's …
It's bad enough that Clarice Kendall Andrews, Paula's irresponsible sister, comes home from celebrating Mardi Gras and drunkenly mentions that she got married during the festivities. What's...
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Make a Wish
MovieAug 27, 1937

Make a Wish

While at summer camp in the Maine woods, little Bobby …
While at summer camp in the Maine woods, little Bobby Breen befriends composer Basil Rathbone, who left the city to try and break his creative block, and is soon playing matchmaker for his ...
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The Life of Emile Zola
MovieAug 11, 1937

The Life of Emile Zola

The biopic of the famous …
The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.
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1936
Under Your Spell
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MovieNov 6, 1936

Under Your Spell

Anthony Allen is a former cowboy who has become …
Anthony Allen is a former cowboy who has become a famous concert singer and star. His manager, Ptroff, is so good that he has lined up more dates and concerts that Allen can possibly do, so Allen heads west to his old profession. This leaves Petroff with a problem or two, and also leaves Cynthia Drekel, a spoiled socialite, with one of her own; she has made a bet that if she can't get Allen to sing at a party she is throwing she will marry a worthless young nobleman, Count Raul Du Rienne, who has been pursuing her...and her money. Since they don't come any more worthless than Count Raul Du Rienne, Cythia saddles up and heads west to bring back Allen. Actually, she takes an airplane.
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In His Steps
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MovieSep 22, 1936

In His Steps

Tom and Ruth are disowned by their parents after eloping. …
Tom and Ruth are disowned by their parents after eloping. They take up jobs as tenant farmers and and learn the true value of marriage, working and living.
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I'd Give My Life
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MovieAug 14, 1936

I'd Give My Life

The movie, like the play "The Noose" on which it is …
The movie, like the play "The Noose" on which it is based, is the story of a young man sentenced to be hanged for murdering a racketeer because, in order to protect others whom he admires, ...
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Parole!
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MovieJun 14, 1936

Parole!

Parole! is a 1936 American crime film directed by Lew …
Parole! is a 1936 American crime film directed by Lew Landers and written by Kubec Glasmon and Horace McCoy. The film stars Henry Hunter, Ann Preston, Alan Dinehart, Alan Baxter, Alan Hale Sr. and Grant Mitchell. The film was released on June 14, 1936, by Universal Pictures.
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My Marriage
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MovieJan 31, 1936

My Marriage

When gangster's bullets put an end to the career of H.J. …
When gangster's bullets put an end to the career of H.J. Barton, underworld gambling czar who masquerades as a respectable member of high society, his daughter Carol is left to bear the brunt of social stigma. Barney Dolan, a policeman friend of Barton, pledges to aid Carol in finding the killers of her father. She attempts to run away from the publicity, but is brought back by her fiancée, John DeWitt Tyler III, aristocratic young society man, and they are married, but his smothering mother, Mrs. DeWitt Tyler II, secretly schemes to destroy the marriage. When Carol asks her husband to choose between her and his mother, he refuses and she leaves him. Roger Tyler, her husband's brother, visits Carol at her hotel and confesses he was forced by the killers to lead them to her father and one of the killers,Marty Harris, breaks into the room...and gunfire ensues.
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1935
In Old Kentucky
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MovieNov 28, 1935

In Old Kentucky

Horse trainer Steve Tapley is caught between the …
Horse trainer Steve Tapley is caught between the feuding Martingale and Shattuck families. He sides with young Nancy Martingale and her grandfather Ezra, and the feud is to be resolved by a horse race between the favorites of each family. Unfortunately, the Martingale's horse, Greyboy, only runs well in mud. And it hasn't rained in a long time.
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The Glass Key
MovieJun 15, 1935

The Glass Key

Ed Beaumont is the personal friend, advisor and …
Ed Beaumont is the personal friend, advisor and bodyguard to Paul Madvig, the political boss of a large city. When a mysterious murder is committed---the son of a Madvig political opponent---Madvig's enemies try to pin the crime on him because he is waging a clean-up campaign they oppose. Ed risks his life and his reputation to find the killer and clear his friend.
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Becky Sharp
MovieJun 13, 1935

Becky Sharp

Set against the background of the Battle of Waterloo, …
Set against the background of the Battle of Waterloo, Becky Sharp is the story of Vanity Fair by Thackeray. Becky and Amelia are girls at school together, but Becky is from a "show biz" family, or in other words, very low class. Becky manages to insinuate herself in Amelia's family and gets to know all their friends. From this possibly auspicious- beginning, she manages to ruin her own life, becoming sick, broke, and lonely, and also ruins the lives of many other "loved ones". In the movie we get to see the class distinctions in England at the time, and get a sense of what it was like for the English military at the time of the Napoleonic wars.
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The Case of the Curious Bride
MovieApr 13, 1935

The Case of the Curious Bride

After giving the District …
After giving the District Attorney another stinging defeat, Perry plans to take a vacation in China. That is, he was, until Rhoda, his old flame, meets him at a restaurant. Even though she says that she is asking for a friend, Perry can see right through her. It seems that her husband Moxley, who had been allegedly dead for four years, is alive and demanding money as she has married into wealth. The case escalates when the police find the body of Moxley and charge her with the murder.
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After Office Hours
MovieFeb 16, 1935

After Office Hours

Hard-hitting news editor Jim Branch falls for high …
Hard-hitting news editor Jim Branch falls for high-society type Sharon Norwood but can't get to first base as he continually makes use of her knowledge of the rich and famous to try to solve the murder of one of her socialite acquaintences.
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Biography of a Bachelor Girl
MovieJan 4, 1935

Biography of a Bachelor Girl

Everyweek Newsmagazine …
Everyweek Newsmagazine editor Richard Kurt pursues psuedo-portait artist Marion Forsythe on her arrival from Europe after painting (and possibly being involved with) notables all over the continent. He convinces her to write her biography as a feature for his magazine. An old "beau" of hers also looks her up in New York; he is running for U.S. Senator from their home state, and is engaged to an influential publisher's daughter. He is fearful that Marion's tales could embarass him, so he tries to persuade her and Kurt to abandon the idea.
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1934
The President Vanishes
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MovieNov 17, 1934

The President Vanishes

Like the anonymous novel …
Like the anonymous novel (generally credited to Rex Stout) upon which it is based, the photoplay tells how a peace-loving President prevents his country from being stampeded into a European war.
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1933
His Double Life
MovieDec 15, 1933

His Double Life

Priam Farrel is a celebrated artist but a social recluse. …
Priam Farrel is a celebrated artist but a social recluse. When his valet dies of a sudden illness, a mix-up leads to the body being identified as Farrel's. The timid artist then assumes the...
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Take a Chance
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MovieOct 27, 1933

Take a Chance

From a team 2 girls and 2 not-straight men, a girl leaves …
From a team 2 girls and 2 not-straight men, a girl leaves to be a star, other stays to keep the boys straight. The star comes back with a producer, who falls in love with the girl who stayed. There are hurdles, the 2 men, and her IOU.
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1931
The Struggle
MovieDec 10, 1931

The Struggle

A young couple's marriage is jeopardized by the …
A young couple's marriage is jeopardized by the husband's descent into alcoholism.
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1923
Has the World Gone Mad!
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MovieFeb 28, 1923

Has the World Gone Mad!

Mrs. Adams ( Hedda …
Mrs. Adams ( Hedda Hopper ) succumbs to the spirit of jazz, moves into her own apartment, and even has an affair with Mr. Bell ( Charles Richman ), the father of her son's sweetheart. Miss Bell ( Elinor Fair ) discovers their meetings, and only then does Mrs. Adams realize the unhappiness she has caused. Shortly thereafter, she effects a general reconciliation.
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1922
My Friend the Devil
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MovieNov 19, 1922

My Friend the Devil

My Friend the Devil is a lost 1922 silent film romantic …
My Friend the Devil is a lost 1922 silent film romantic drama directed by Harry Millarde. It starred stage actor Charles Richman and was produced and distributed by Fox Film.
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1921
The Sign on the Door
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MovieMay 1, 1921

The Sign on the Door

The Sign on the Door is a 1921 American silent drama film …
The Sign on the Door is a 1921 American silent drama film starring Norma Talmadge and Lew Cody. The film was directed and written by Herbert Brenon, and based upon the play of the same name by Channing Pollock. A copy of this film is in the Library of Congress film archive.
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1920
Curtain
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MovieOct 1, 1920

Curtain

Curtain released.
Half an Hour
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MovieSep 19, 1920

Half an Hour

Half an Hour is a 1920 American silent drama film directed …
Half an Hour is a 1920 American silent drama film directed by Harley Knoles and written by Clara Beranger. The film stars Dorothy Dalton, Charles Richman, Albert L. Barrett, Frank Losee, and H. Cooper Cliffe. It is based on the play Half an Hour by J. M. Barrie. The film was released on September 19, 1920, by Paramount Pictures.
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Harriet and the Piper
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MovieSep 13, 1920

Harriet and the Piper

Harriet and the Piper is a …
Harriet and the Piper is a 1920 American drama film directed by Bertram Bracken and written by Monte M. Katterjohn. It is based on the 1920 novel Harriet and the Piper by Kathleen Norris. The film stars Anita Stewart, Ward Crane, Charles Richman, Myrtle Stedman, Margaret Landis, and Byron Munson. The film was released on September 13, 1920, by First National Exhibitors' Circuit.
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1919
The Echo of Youth
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MovieJan 28, 1919

The Echo of Youth

The Echo of Youth is a lost 1919 American silent drama film …
The Echo of Youth is a lost 1919 American silent drama film written and directed by Ivan Abramson, and featuring Charles Richman, Leah Baird, Pearl Shepard, and Marie Shotwell.
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The Hidden Truth
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MovieJan 20, 1919

The Hidden Truth

The Hidden Truth is a lost 1919 American silent drama film …
The Hidden Truth is a lost 1919 American silent drama film directed by Julius Steiger and starring Anna Case, an opera singer and stage star Charles Richman.
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1917
Over There
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MovieOct 27, 1917

Over There

Over There is a 1917 American silent war drama film …
Over There is a 1917 American silent war drama film directed by James Kirkwood and starring Charles Richman, Anna Q. Nilsson and Walter McGrail. It was made as a pro-war portrayal of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I and took its name from the popular song Over There.
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Public Be Damned
MovieJun 1, 1917

Public Be Damned

Public Be Damned is a 1917 American silent drama film …
Public Be Damned is a 1917 American silent drama film directed by Stanner E.V. Taylor and starring Mary Fuller, Charles Richman and Chester Barnett. The film's negative portrayal of food hoarding at a time of increased shortages due to the American entry into World War I led to it being publicly endorsed by Herbert Hoover, who shot a prologue to introduce the film. It was followed shortly afterwards by a similarly-themed production The Food Gamblers by Allan Dwan.
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The More Excellent Way
MovieMar 26, 1917

The More Excellent Way

The More Excellent Way released.
The Secret Kingdom
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MovieJan 1, 1917

The Secret Kingdom

The Secret Kingdom released.
1916
The Dawn of Freedom
MovieAug 14, 1916

The Dawn of Freedom

The Dawn of Freedom released.
The Hero of Submarine D-2
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MovieMar 13, 1916

The Hero of Submarine D-2

The Hero of Submarine D …
The Hero of Submarine D-2 is a lost 1916 silent film adventure war film directed by Paul Scardon and starring Charles Richman. It was produced by the Vitagraph Company of America and released by V-L-S-E Incorporated.
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Beaned by a Beanshooter
MovieMar 10, 1916

Beaned by a Beanshooter

Beaned by a Beanshooter released.
The Surprises of an Empty Hotel
MovieFeb 7, 1916

The Surprises of an Empty Hotel

The Surprises of an Empty Hotel released.
1915
The Heights of Hazard
MovieNov 15, 1915

The Heights of Hazard

Miss Olivia Martindale, at a …
Miss Olivia Martindale, at a dinner, announces: "There is no longer any romance in American life," and immediately arouses a storm of protest. Nevertheless, she describes to the assembled company the days of old when men had to scale the heights of hazard to win their women, adding that that is the way she would wish to be wooed. That evening, while strolling in the grounds, a muffled figure steps out, seizes her, and forces her into a waiting racing car. At the Bermuda Apartments. The Unknown unmasks and proves to be a handsome gentleman in immaculate evening clothes. He quietly escorts her to a chair, hands her a police whistle and a pistol to reassure her, and begs her to listen to what he has to say. He bids her call up her anxious relatives and simply tell them she is safe, asking them to come and get her without the police. Attracted by the man's magnetic personality and the glamour of the adventure, she obeys him. Then he tells her how he had seen her in the far west, how her face had been his guide through all the rough gold mining camp life, and now that he had wrested his fortune from those hills he had come east to meet her. His narrative takes them right up to the present, then as the girl, swayed by overpowering emotions, arises, he pleads his suit eloquently and passionately until she surrenders, and he sees in her eyes the dawn of love. Sweeping her into his arms, he kisses her, just as the door bursts open and Mr. Martindale and the others enter. Olivia calmly introduces "Mr -er-er" (she has to ask the gentleman his name) Billy Williams, the well-known millionaire, to her speechless papa as her fiancé.
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The Battle Cry of Peace
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MovieAug 6, 1915

The Battle Cry of Peace

Enemy agents under the …
Enemy agents under the leadership of "Emanon" conspire with pacifists to keep the American defense appropriations down at a time when forces of the enemy are preparing to invade. The invasion comes, and New York, Washington, and other American cities are devastated.
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1914
The Idler
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MovieDec 1, 1914

The Idler

"The Idler" is Mark Cross, a young man of good family, …
"The Idler" is Mark Cross, a young man of good family, who in a wild fit of daredeviltry has emigrated from London to the far west. John Harding, also well-born of wealthy parents, but disinherited, and a poor clerk, is also seeking his fortune in the gold fields. One day Harding receives a letter from a firm of London solicitors informing him that his father has died and that he is now Sir John Harding, Bart. He sets out at once to make his preparations for his return to civilization and to take up the station in life that is rightfully his. But that very day he becomes involved in a quarrel with Felix Strong, the young brother of a miner named Simeon Strong, and Felix is shot accidentally during the dispute. Harding is accused of murder, but flees to England in time to escape the vengeance of a posse, headed by Simeon Strong, who is determined to avenge his brother. Years after in London, Harding, who has married the girl both he and Cross were in love with before they emigrated, comes face to face with Cross and Strong, who have become partners and have "struck it rich." In order to win Lady Harding for his own Cross allows the evil side of his nature to get the upper hand of him and plots to have Strong kill Sir John in a duel. Strong slaps Harding in the face in the foyer of the opera house in order that he may involve him in "an affair of honor" and avenge his brother's death by killing Harding. Cross in the meantime lures Lady Harding to his rooms where Sir John comes to seek her. She hides in Mark Cross's bedroom, but reveals herself at a dramatic moment when Harding, shouting "Curse you, I'll kill you," springs at Cross's throat. Her splendid nature, as shown in her denunciation of both men, one as a husband without faith in his wife and the other as the would-be destroyer of a home, overcomes them with shame. They shake hands and Mark, parting forever with Lady Harding, orders his valet to pack his things for he is off "on a long trail."
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The Man from Home
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MovieNov 9, 1914

The Man from Home

Wealthy brother and sister Horace and Ethel …
Wealthy brother and sister Horace and Ethel Simpson, touring Europe, fall prey to Russian conmen, one of whom plans a marriage with Ethel. Executor of their fortune Daniel Pike, assisted by...
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1900
Jane Grey
Marriage1900

Jane Grey

Married Jane Grey.
1865
Charles Richman
Birth1865

Charles Richman

Charles Richman was born.
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