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Charles Winninger

  • May 26, 1884 - Jan 27, 1969 (age 84)
  • 5' 6" (1.67 m)
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1987
James Stewart: A Wonderful Life - Hosted by Johnny Carson
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MovieJun 18, 1987

James Stewart: A Wonderful Life - Hoste…

James Stewart: A Wonderful Life - Hosted by Johnny Carson …
James Stewart: A Wonderful Life - Hosted by Johnny Carson released.
1969
Charles Winninger
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Charles Winninger

Charles Winninger passed away.
1953
The Sun Shines Bright
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MovieMar 13, 1953

The Sun Shines Bright

John Ford weaves three …
John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William ...
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1952
Torpedo Alley
MovieDec 19, 1952

Torpedo Alley

Carrier pilot Lieutenant Bob Bingham (Mark Stevens) is …
Carrier pilot Lieutenant Bob Bingham (Mark Stevens) is rescued at sea by a submarine after he freezes at the controls and crashes, killing his two crewmen. He returns to civilian life but soon afterwards, looking for redemption, applies for submarine duty. At the New London, Conn., training base he renews acquaintance with Commander Heywood (James Millican) and Lieutenant Gates (Douglas Kennedy), the skipper and engineering officers of the sub that rescued him at sea. Bingham falls in love with Navy nurse Lieutenant Susan Peabody (Dorothy Malone), daughter of Warrant Officer Peabody (Charles Winninger) and the steady girl friend of Gates. Heywood gets a submarine command at the outbreak of the Korean "police action" and Bingham and his friend, Lieutenant Graham (Bill Williams), are part of the officer's group on Heywood's sub.
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1951
Gertrude Walker
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Gertrude Walker

Gertrude Walker was an American screenwriter, TV writer, and …
Gertrude Walker was an American screenwriter, TV writer, and novelist known for her work on B movies at Republic Pictures.
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1950
Father Is a Bachelor
MovieFeb 22, 1950

Father Is a Bachelor

William Holden plays a drifter who comes to a small town and …
William Holden plays a drifter who comes to a small town and discovers a cabin in the forest where five kids: January, February, March, April, and May are living without parents. Their parents died a whole ago, and they want to keep that a secret from the townspeople, especially the young school teacher (Coleen Gray) because they don't want to end up in a children's home and then eventually separated. William's character moves in with the kids and poses as their uncle to take care of them while romancing the school teacher. In order to keep the children, however, he has to get married.
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1948
The Inside Story
MovieMar 14, 1948

The Inside Story

A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local …
A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. However, it is removed by mistake and solves a number of financial problems before it is returned.
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1947
Something in the Wind
MovieJul 21, 1947

Something in the Wind

A grandson of a recently …
A grandson of a recently deceased millionaire mistakes a beautiful female disc jockey for her aunt, who once dated the grandfather.
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1946
Lover Come Back
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MovieJun 21, 1946

Lover Come Back

Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her …
Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her absent husband Bill despite much harassment for dates from co-workers. But when Bill finally returns from Europe, it becomes increasingly evident to Kay that he has been a world- class philanderer. Still loving him, Kay decides to take gentle revenge by making him think she does likewise. Ensuing comic events ridicule the double standard at every opportunity.
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1945
She Wouldn't Say Yes
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MovieNov 29, 1945

She Wouldn't Say Yes

Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. …
Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. Before returning by train to her practice in Chicago, she spends time back East with war veterans, building their self-esteem,...
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State Fair
MovieAug 29, 1945

State Fair

Farm family Frake, with discontented daughter …
Farm family Frake, with discontented daughter Margy, head for the Iowa State Fair. On the first day, both Margy and brother Wayne meet attractive new flames; so does father's prize hog, Blue Boy. As the fair proceeds, so do the romances; must lovers separate when the fair closes?
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1944
Belle of the Yukon
MovieDec 27, 1944

Belle of the Yukon

Set in the days of the great Canadian Gold Rush, this …
Set in the days of the great Canadian Gold Rush, this rousing musical stars Randolph Scott as a "reformed" con artist-turned-dance hall owner whose girlfriend, singer Gypsy Rose Lee, tries to keep him on the straight and narrow.
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Sunday Dinner for a Soldier
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MovieDec 8, 1944

Sunday Dinner for a Soldier

A poor family in Florida …
A poor family in Florida saves all the money they can in order to plan something special for the soldier they've invited to Sunday dinner. They don't realize that their request to invite ...
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Broadway Rhythm
MovieApr 13, 1944

Broadway Rhythm

Broadway producer Jonnie Demming courts big-name …
Broadway producer Jonnie Demming courts big-name talent for his upcoming musical show, oblivious to the talent all around him, in his family and friends. When Jonnie finally lands Hollywood star Helen Hoyt for his cast, Helen herself tries opening Jonnie's eyes to the talents of his dad and sister. But Jonnie remains adamant. Will his family and friends launch their own show, in competition with Jonnie's?
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1943
Flesh and Fantasy
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MovieOct 29, 1943

Flesh and Fantasy

Two clubmen discuss the occult, introducing three weird tales: …
Two clubmen discuss the occult, introducing three weird tales: 1) Plain, bitter Henrietta secretly loves law student Michael. Then on Mardi Gras night, a mysterious stranger gives her a mask of beauty that she must return at midnight. 2) At a party, palmist Podgers makes uncannily accurate predictions, later telling skeptic Marshal Tyler that he will murder someone. The notion obsesses Tyler, with ironic consequences. 3) High wire artist Gaspar dreams of falling, then loses his nerve. He recognizes Joan from his dreams, and falls for her. Will any of his dreams, involving Joan and disaster, come true?
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A Lady Takes a Chance
MovieAug 19, 1943

A Lady Takes a Chance

A Lady Takes a Chance is a …
A Lady Takes a Chance is a 1943 American romantic comedy film directed by William A. Seiter and starring Jean Arthur and John Wayne. Written by Robert Ardrey and based on a story by Jo Swerling, the film is about a New York working girl who travels to the American West on a bus tour and meets and falls in love with a handsome rodeo cowboy. The film was produced for RKO Radio Pictures by Frank Ross, who was Arthur's husband at the time. The supporting cast features comedian Phil Silvers.
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Hers to Hold
MovieJul 16, 1943

Hers to Hold

The third film in the "3 Smart Girls" trilogy starring Deanna …
The third film in the "3 Smart Girls" trilogy starring Deanna Durbin as Penny Craig, the youngest sister in the Craig Family. Now all grown up, she goes to work in a munitions factory during World War II determined to do her bit for America whilst wanting to be close to a young pilot, Bill Morley (Joseph Cotten). He gets posted overseas leaving Penny to worry for his safety. One of the film's songs was nominated for an Academy award.
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Coney Island
MovieJun 11, 1943

Coney Island

Set at the turn of the century, smooth talking con man …
Set at the turn of the century, smooth talking con man Eddie Johnson weasels his way into a job at friend and rival Joe Rocco's Coney Island night spot. Eddie meets the club's star ...
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1942
Friendly Enemies
MovieJun 21, 1942

Friendly Enemies

During World War I, two German men friends who emigrated …
During World War I, two German men friends who emigrated to the US and become millionaires agree on most things, with one major difference: one has taken the US side against Germany regarding the war, while the other stays stubbornly loyal to "the old country". His stubbornness results in tragedy for his old friend and a lesson in the consequences of blind loyalty.
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1941
My Life with Caroline
MovieAug 1, 1941

My Life with Caroline

Caroline Mason, on vacation …
Caroline Mason, on vacation with her father Mr. Bliss in Idaho, has fallen in love with gaucho Paco Del Valle, the two who plan to get married. The problem is is that she's already married,...
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The Get-Away
MovieJun 13, 1941

The Get-Away

A government agent goes under cover in prison to gain …
A government agent goes under cover in prison to gain confidence with a wanted criminal and get information regarding his gang. The two make an eacape and the agent pretends to be a loyal confidant aiding the criminal in recuperating after he is shot in the escape. In the midst of this, the agent meets the criminal's sister, who is looking to just visit her brother, viewing him through rose colored glasses as just a small time crook she can reform and not the dangerous murderer he is in reality. The agent falls for the sister and this adds additional difficulty to his mission.
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Ziegfeld Girl
MovieApr 25, 1941

Ziegfeld Girl

Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily …
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must leave behind her ageing vaudevillian father; vulnerable Sheila, the working girl pursued both by a millionaire and by her loyal boyfriend from Flatbush; and the mysterious European beauty Sandra, whose concert violinist husband cannot endure the thought of their escaping from poverty by promenading her glamor in skimpy costumes.
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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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1940
Little Nellie Kelly
MovieNov 22, 1940

Little Nellie Kelly

Irish colleen Nellie is in love with handsome Jerry Kelly, even …
Irish colleen Nellie is in love with handsome Jerry Kelly, even though her father objects. Nellie and Jerry soon marry and announce plans to move to New York, which again angers Nellie's ...
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My Love Came Back
MovieJul 13, 1940

My Love Came Back

Amelia is a gifted violinist who is in danger of quitting the Brissac …
Amelia is a gifted violinist who is in danger of quitting the Brissac Academy of Music. Julius arranges to have a scholarship given to her through his employee Tony so that Julius can escort Amelia to every musical event in the city. The trouble begins when he cannot meet her one night and Tony goes in his place. Tony believes that Julius and Amelia are a couple and then son Paul thinks that Tony and Amelia are a couple as he is sending her the money. The worst part is that Amelia might leave classical music for swing music with classmates Dusty, Joy and the band.
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Beyond Tomorrow
MovieMay 10, 1940

Beyond Tomorrow

Melton, Chadwick and O'Brien, rich but lonely heads of an …
Melton, Chadwick and O'Brien, rich but lonely heads of an engineering firm, invite three strangers to dinner on Christmas Eve. Only two show up, James and Jean, they fall in love and become friends with their three benefactors...until the latter are killed in a plane crash and come back to their old home as ghosts. In the coming months, true love encounters some rough spots; can ghostly O'Brien help the young folks?
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If I Had My Way
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MovieApr 26, 1940

If I Had My Way

A construction worker takes charge of the daughter of a fellow …
A construction worker takes charge of the daughter of a fellow worker killed in an accident. He brings the girl to New York to try to find her uncle. When he finds him, he discovers that the uncle has spent his life savings on a restaurant that turns out to be a worthless dive. He's determined to help the girl and her uncle make the restaurant a success.
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1939
Barricade
MovieDec 8, 1939

Barricade

Barricade is a 1939 adventure film directed by Gregory Ratoff …
Barricade is a 1939 adventure film directed by Gregory Ratoff and starring Alice Faye, Warner Baxter, Charles Winninger, Arthur Treacher, and Keye Luke.
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Destry Rides Again
MovieNov 30, 1939

Destry Rides Again

Kent, the unscrupulous boss of Bottleneck has Sheriff Keogh …
Kent, the unscrupulous boss of Bottleneck has Sheriff Keogh killed when he asks one too many questions about a rigged poker game that gives Kent a stranglehold over the local cattle rangers. The mayor, who is in cahoots with Kent appoints the town drunk, Washington Dimsdale, as the new sheriff assuming that he'll be easy to control. But what the mayor doesn't know is that Dimsdale was a deputy under famous lawman, Tom Destry, and is able to call upon the equally formidable Tom Destry Jr to be his deputy. Featuring a career reviving performance from Marlene Dietrich as bar singer Frenchie, which could well have been the inspiration for Madeline Kahn's "Blazing Saddles" character, Lili Von Schtupp.
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Babes in Arms
MovieSep 15, 1939

Babes in Arms

Mickey Moran, a talented singer and musician, is son of a …
Mickey Moran, a talented singer and musician, is son of a veteran from show business. Mickey has a partner, Patsy Barton, a pretty girl and also a very talented singer. One day, a big opportunity arrives for Mickey, a big contract to set up his own show. However, things don't go well, and in order to avoid being sent to a work farm, he'll improvise a show in the country, despite the awful weather conditions. Patsy's in love with Mickey, he loves her, too, but for him the show must go on, and his big dream maybe will come true: to formally stage his play in a big scenario, with a huge production.
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Three Smart Girls Grow Up
MovieMar 17, 1939

Three Smart Girls Grow Up

Now that their parents are …
Now that their parents are back together, the Craig girls think life is going to be easy. It is, until Kay falls in love with Joan's fiance! Complications arise when youngest sister Penny ...
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1938
Hard to Get
MovieNov 5, 1938

Hard to Get

When spoiled young heiress Maggie Richards tries to …
When spoiled young heiress Maggie Richards tries to charge some gasoline at an auto camp run by Bill Davis, he makes her work out her bill by making beds. Resolving to get even, she ...
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Goodbye Broadway
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MovieApr 1, 1938

Goodbye Broadway

Pat and Molly Malloy, once famed vaudeville and Broadway …
Pat and Molly Malloy, once famed vaudeville and Broadway performers, arrive to play the small town of Hamilton, Conn. with a troupe of dancers, singers, a trained dog and an educated seal. ...
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1937
You're a Sweetheart
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MovieDec 26, 1937

You're a Sweetheart

You're a Sweetheart is a 1937 musical film directed by …
You're a Sweetheart is a 1937 musical film directed by David Butler and starring Alice Faye, George Murphy and Ken Murray. It was remade in 1943 under the title Cowboy in Manhattan. You're a Sweetheart was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Art Direction by Jack Otterson.
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Every Day's a Holiday
MovieDec 18, 1937

Every Day's a Holiday

Set in New York City, Mae …
Set in New York City, Mae West is Peaches O'Day, a con artist who befriends Captain Jim McCarey (Edmund Lowe), a cop who must turn her in unless she leaves town. The clever Peaches returns transformed as sultry brunette and Parisian sensation Mademoiselle Fifi. After catching her show, crooked mayoral candidate John Quade (Lloyd Nolan) tries to close it down when Peaches demurely declines his romantic overtures. Captain McCarey jumps in the race for mayor against Quade, and the loyal Peaches fervently campaigns for him. As usual, Mae causes a commotion as she deftly maneuvers her way through a battle between the good and the corrupt.
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Nothing Sacred
MovieNov 25, 1937

Nothing Sacred

To redeem himself after a hoax, reporter Wallace Cook …
To redeem himself after a hoax, reporter Wallace Cook proposes a series of stories on doomed Hazel Flagg. Hazel discovers she really doesn't have radium poisoning, but still accepts the big fling in New York that Cook offers her. At first, she has a great time, but complications arise when she and Wally fall in love, and an Austrian specialist discovers that Hazel is faking.
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You Can't Have Everything
MovieAug 3, 1937

You Can't Have Everything

Starving playwright Judith …
Starving playwright Judith Wells meets playboy writer of musicals, George Macrae, over a plate of stolen spaghetti. He persuades producer Sam Gordon to buy her ridiculous play "North Winds"...
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The Go Getter
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MovieMay 22, 1937

The Go Getter

Billy Austin served on the crew of the USN airship Macon until …
Billy Austin served on the crew of the USN airship Macon until it crashed at sea during a storm. In the hospital, the captain has given him a watch with the motto of the crew 'It Shall Be Done' inscribed on it. He was discharged from the Navy after losing one leg to the crash and now needs a job. As he knows lumber, he applies at the Rick's Lumbering Co. and persists by seeing both vice presidents and then Mr. Ricks. The President does hire him and his job is to sell the wood no one wants to buy. Austin thrives and becomes the star salesman of the company. He has also met the daughter of the President and intends to marry.
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Woman Chases Man
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MovieApr 28, 1937

Woman Chases Man

Former millionaire B.J. Nolan is useless with money, having …
Former millionaire B.J. Nolan is useless with money, having lost most of his fortune on crazy schemes. His son, Kenneth, has the opposite problem thanks to good sense and a large ...
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1936
Three Smart Girls
MovieDec 20, 1936

Three Smart Girls

Three sisters scheme to reunite their divorced parents before …
Three sisters scheme to reunite their divorced parents before their wealthy father marries a conniving gold digger.
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Show Boat
MovieMay 14, 1936

Show Boat

Adaptation of the Broadway musical. Magnolia Hawks is …
Adaptation of the Broadway musical. Magnolia Hawks is the lovely but protected, and thus very naive, daughter of Cap'n Andy Hawks, the genial proprietor of a show boat that cruises the Missisippi, and his nagging wife, Parthy. She is best friends with the show boat's star, Julie LaVerne, but Julie and her husband Steve are forced to leave when it is revealed that Julie has "Negro" blood in her, thereby breaking the state law by being married to the white Steve. Magnolia replaces Julie as the show boat's female star, and the show's new male star is the suave gambler Gaylord Ravenal. "Nola" and Gaylord fall in love and marry against Parthy's wishes. They and their young daughter lead the high life when Gaylord is lucky in gambling, but live like dirt when he's unlucky. During one such unlucky streak, a broken Gaylord leaves Nola, and she is forced to start over by returning to the stage. Like Old Man River, as the famous song from this show goes, she just keeps rollin' along.
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1934
Social Register
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MovieMar 10, 1934

Social Register

Chorus girl Patsy Shaw crashes a high-society party, meets …
Chorus girl Patsy Shaw crashes a high-society party, meets playboy Charlie Breen, they fall in love, and are on their merry way to wedded bliss. However, Charlie's snobbish, ever-loving mama doesn't think that Patsy is worthy and sets out to prove it.
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1931
Flying High
MovieNov 14, 1931

Flying High

Flying High (also known as George White's Flying High and …
Flying High (also known as George White's Flying High and Happy Landing) is a 1931 American pre-Code musical film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, produced by George White, with lyrics by B. G. DeSylva and Lew Brown, music by Ray Henderson and additional songs by Dorothy Fields (lyrics) and Jimmy McHugh (music). The cast featured Bert Lahr, Charlotte Greenwood, Pat O'Brien, Charles Winninger and Hedda Hopper, with Gus Arnheim and his orchestra.
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Night Nurse
MovieJul 16, 1931

Night Nurse

After a chance meeting with noted surgeon Dr. Arthur Bell, high …
After a chance meeting with noted surgeon Dr. Arthur Bell, high school dropout Laura Hart is admitted to a nursing school in a hardscrabble big city hospital through his influence. Along the way she befriends a bootlegger with a bullet wound, but with the help of wisecracking co-worker Bea Maloney, she becomes a proficient nurse, and the young women graduate. Their first assignment is caring for two little girls in a seemingly respectable Fifth Avenue apartment inhabited by a dipsomaniac mother, indifferent housekeeper, and brutish thug of a chauffeur. Lora suspects the girls of being coldbloodedly starved to death but runs into indifference when she confronts the youngster's sinister doctor and her own supervisor, Dr. Bell. Lora is faced with the choice of resigning and abandoning her charges or staying.
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God's Gift to Women
MovieApr 13, 1931

God's Gift to Women

Contemporary Casanova Toto loves beautiful women and …
Contemporary Casanova Toto loves beautiful women and pursues them shamelessly. Then he falls in love with respectable Mary and realizes that to win her he must stop his philandering. But Mary has little confidence in Toto's resolve and concocts a plan of her own.
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The Bad Sister
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MovieMar 29, 1931

The Bad Sister

Marianne falls in love with con man Valentine who uses their …
Marianne falls in love with con man Valentine who uses their relation to get her father's endorsement on a money-raising scheme. He runs off with the money and Marianne, later dumping her. Her sister Laura loves Dr. Lindley although she knows he loves Marianne. Marianne returns and marries a wealthy young man, and Lindley turns his love toward Laura.
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Fighting Caravans
MovieFeb 1, 1931

Fighting Caravans

A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across …
A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders, while his two crusty companions try and save him from falling in love.
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1930
Soup to Nuts
MovieSep 28, 1930

Soup to Nuts

Mr. Schmidt's costume store is bankrupt because he spends …
Mr. Schmidt's costume store is bankrupt because he spends his time on Rube Goldberg-style inventions; the creditors send a young manager who falls for Schmidt's niece Louise, but she'll ...
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1926
The Canadian
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MovieNov 27, 1926

The Canadian

Twenty-year-old Nora Marsh has lived all her sheltered life in …
Twenty-year-old Nora Marsh has lived all her sheltered life in the confines of her family's home in London. But, suddenly, seemingly-secure walls come crushing down and Nora loses her parents and goes from rich to destitute. She travels to the only safe haven she knows about, the Canadian farm of her brother Ed. There she meets Frank Taylor, working for her brother as a farm-hand in an effort to overcome his own monetary loss the preceding winter. Nora quarrels with Ed's wife, "Gertie", and she asks Frank to take her away. And just as it appears the newly-weds are about to make a life of their own on his farm, tragedy strikes.
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1924
Pied Piper Malone
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MovieJan 27, 1924

Pied Piper Malone

Pied Piper Malone is a 1924 silent film comedy drama directed …
Pied Piper Malone is a 1924 silent film comedy drama directed by Alfred E. Green and starring Thomas Meighan. The Famous Players-Lasky produced the film and Paramount Pictures distributed. A print is reportedly held at Gosfilmofond, in Moscow.
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1912
Blanche Ring
MarriageNovember 1912

Blanche Ring

Blanche Ring (April 24, 1871 – January 13, 1961), was an …
Blanche Ring (April 24, 1871 – January 13, 1961), was an American singer and actress in Broadway theatre productions, musicals, and Hollywood motion pictures.
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1884
Charles Winninger
BirthMay 1884

Charles Winninger

Charles Winninger was born.
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