American Actor

Chester Clute

  • Feb 18, 1891 - Apr 02, 1956 (age 65)
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1956
Chester Clute
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Chester Clute

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1952
Colorado Sundown
MovieFeb 8, 1952

Colorado Sundown

The Hurley's own a lumber mill and want to harvest all the …
The Hurley's own a lumber mill and want to harvest all the timber in the valley. They kill the Forester and substitute their brother Dusty in his place. Dusty then says all the trees are infected and must be cut down. But Rex Allen is suspicious and writes to the Forestry Department.
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1950
The Stu Erwin Show
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TV ShowOct 21, 1950

The Stu Erwin Show

The Stu Erwin Show (also known as Trouble with Father) is …
The Stu Erwin Show (also known as Trouble with Father) is an American sitcom which aired on ABC from 1950 to 1955. Only four of the series’ five seasons on the network included new episodes; the 1953–54 season consisted entirely of reruns.
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Lucky Losers
MovieMay 14, 1950

Lucky Losers

Slip Mahoney and Sach are working as runners for a …
Slip Mahoney and Sach are working as runners for a New York brokerage firm owned by David J. Thurston. His daughter,Carol Thurston, is romantically involved with Gabe Moreno, a crusading television producer. David Thurston is found dead and the coroner's ruling is suicide. Slip isn't buying that, snoops around Thurston's office, and discovers a matchbox and pair of dice carrying the insignia, "The High Hat Club." Slip engages a spiel artist,Wellington J. "Buffer" McGee, to teach him, Sach and their friends, Butch, Chuck , and Whitey how to beat all games of chance. Slip, posing as "Slippery" Mahoney, and Sach as Sacramento Sach obtain jobs at the dice table of "The High Hat Club,", operated by Bruce McDermott and "Countess" Margo, and they bring in their friends to operate the card tables. Moreno, aided by information supplied by Mahoney, launches a campaign against McDermott, and has City Councilman John Martin aid him in his fight. Slip discovers a canceled check for $120,000, signed by Thurston, in McDermott's desk. A young millionaire, Andrew Stone, III, is killed in a brawl with McDermott, but the latter is exonerated after making a mysterious call to to a higher-up in the racket. Slip and the Boys, with the aid of assistant District Attorney Tom Whitney, discover the higher-up is......... ?????.
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The Alan Young Show
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TV ShowApr 6, 1950

The Alan Young Show

The Alan Young Show is an American radio and …
The Alan Young Show is an American radio and television series presented in diverse formats over a nine-year period and starring Canadian born comedian Alan Young.
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1949
Master Minds
MovieNov 20, 1949

Master Minds

When Sach eats too much sugar, he goes into a …
When Sach eats too much sugar, he goes into a trance whereby he's able to predict the future. Slip tries to make some money off of Sach by using him as a fortune teller in a carnival, until a mad scientist kidnaps Sach to use him in an intelligence-switching experiment with a monster.
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Blondie's Big Deal
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MovieMar 4, 1949

Blondie's Big Deal

By accident Dagwood discovers a non-flammable paint. …
By accident Dagwood discovers a non-flammable paint. Bad guys Dillon and Stack steal it before he can give it to his boss Radcliffe. To show off his invention, Dagwood paints Radcliffe's ...
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1948
Jiggs and Maggie in Court
MovieDec 12, 1948

Jiggs and Maggie in Court

Maggie is resentful of …
Maggie is resentful of being pointed out and laughed at in public because she resembles the cartoon character in the George McManus comic strip "Bringing Up Father." She visits McManus in his studio office and tries to persuade him to stop drawing the syndicated comic-strip. He tells her he will...in 1959. Maggie, not getting any younger, retains counsel and takes McManus to court.
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The Strange Mrs. Crane
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MovieOct 8, 1948

The Strange Mrs. Crane

Hoping to bury her criminal …
Hoping to bury her criminal past, Jenny Hadley settles into a comfortable existence as Gina, the wife of the politician Clinton Crane. When her former associate Floyd Durant shows up to blackmail Gina, she has no choice but to murder him. Things take a bizarre turn when Barbara Arnold is charged with Durant's murder and Gina is selected to serve on the jury.
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Blondie's Reward
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MovieJun 3, 1948

Blondie's Reward

Dagwood is tricked into buying some swamp-land for Mr. …
Dagwood is tricked into buying some swamp-land for Mr. Radcliffe, his boss, and, as a result, is demoted to office boy. However when Radcliffe discovers the lands real value he rushes to the Bumstead home to prevent Dagwood from re-selling the land back to the crooks. Blondie is way ahead of both men on getting this handled.
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1946
Spook Busters
MovieAug 24, 1946

Spook Busters

The Bowery Boys--Slip, Sach, Bobby, Whitey & Chuck- …
The Bowery Boys--Slip, Sach, Bobby, Whitey & Chuck--start their own exterminating service, and get a job which takes them to a spooky old abandoned mansion in the middle of the night. Meeting up with pal Gabe and his new French bride, the boys are tormented by mad scientists who try to convince them the place is haunted and then kidnap Sach in order to place his brain inside a gorilla.
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Down Missouri Way
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MovieAug 15, 1946

Down Missouri Way

Jane Colwell, an associate professor at an agricultural …
Jane Colwell, an associate professor at an agricultural college, thinks that a trained mule she has been working with needs a rest and takes him to her farm. There she finds a film company shooting on location. After many complications, the mule is featured in the film, and Jane wins the heart of Mike Burton, the film's producer.
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Cinderella Jones
MovieMar 9, 1946

Cinderella Jones

Judy Jones, sings with a band and also works at an …
Judy Jones, sings with a band and also works at an aircraft plant. She takes part in a "missing heirs" radio program and is discovered to be an heiress to a fortune. But the will provides that she must be married by a certain time or lose the inheritance. She then has to decide whether rivals-for-her-hand Tommy Coles or Bart Williams, loves her for herself or for her fortune. What's a girl to do?
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1945
She Went to the Races
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MovieNov 4, 1945

She Went to the Races

Scientists have developed …
Scientists have developed a method for winning at the track. Lovely Ava is a horse owner interest to a desperate gambler.
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Guest Wife
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MovieJul 27, 1945

Guest Wife

Christopher Price, a small-town bank executive, continues …
Christopher Price, a small-town bank executive, continues to be loyal to and idolize his boyhood friend, Joseph Jefferson Parker, a famous war correspondent. But Chris's wife, Mary, is none to fond of Joe and tired of her husband's idolizing. On the eve of the Price's second-honeymoon trip to New York City, Joe arrives and tells Chris that he needs someone to pose as his wife in order to fool his boss in NYC, who thinks Joe got married to an overseas woman while on an assignment. Chris pushes Mary into posing as Joe's wife. In New York, this leads to many complications and misunderstandings, with Mary finally deciding to teach Chris and Joe a lesson by making them believe she is in love with Joe.
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Anchors Aweigh
MovieJul 19, 1945

Anchors Aweigh

Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of …
Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical.
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Earl Carroll Vanities
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MovieApr 5, 1945

Earl Carroll Vanities

A producer puts an …
A producer puts an unknown European princess (Constance Moore) in his show, and she falls for its author (Dennis O'Keefe).
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The Man Who Walked Alone
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MovieMar 15, 1945

The Man Who Walked Alone

A hitch-hiking stranger …
A hitch-hiking stranger manages a lift from a young woman into the town he's destined for, and she's from. Both land up in jail, twice, as the small town and its leading family slowly unravel the in-plain-sight mystery behind this man.
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1944
Arsenic and Old Lace
MovieSep 1, 1944

Arsenic and Old Lace

A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his …
A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.
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Johnny Doesn't Live Here Any More
MovieJul 8, 1944

Johnny Doesn't Live Here Any More

Kathie Aumont has just …
Kathie Aumont has just arrived in the big city to work at a defense plant. When the promised accommodation with her friend Sally falls through, Kathie is forced to find somewhere else to live in the city where there is a virtually zero vacancy. She is able to finagle renting the apartment of Johnny Moore, who is just heading off into the marines. What Johnny forgets to tell her before he leaves is that he has given his apartment key to many of his enlisted friends for them to be able to use the apartment whenever they are in town. As such, Kathie never knows who she's going to find in the apartment. Complications ensue when Kathie falls for two of them, and they with her. One of them is Mike O'Brien, a navy sailor and notorious womanizer. The other is Johnny himself, Kathie and he who had a moment before he left and who comes home unexpectedly on a twenty-four hour pass. It gets even more complicated when one of the apartment keys gets into the wrong hands. All these complications are fueled by a gremlin, who vowed to Kathie that he would oversee her seven weeks of bad luck for spilling some salt.
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Rationing
MovieMar 24, 1944

Rationing

A village butcher bickers with the postmistress in charge of …
A village butcher bickers with the postmistress in charge of World War II ration stamps.
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Hat Check Honey
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MovieMar 10, 1944

Hat Check Honey

When a hat-check girl writes a story based on the life of a …
When a hat-check girl writes a story based on the life of a famous comedian, she helps to reunite a father and son who haven't spoken to each other for years.
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1943
Crazy House
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MovieOct 8, 1943

Crazy House

Olsen and Johnson, stage comedians turned film …
Olsen and Johnson, stage comedians turned film stars, produce a star-studded musical comedy with an eccentric "millionaire" who hasn't got a dime.
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Someone to Remember
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MovieAug 21, 1943

Someone to Remember

An elderly woman whose son disappeared years before …
An elderly woman whose son disappeared years before refuses to move when her apartment building is turned into a college dormitory for male students, as she is convinced that he will return one day. She continues to live in the building after it becomes a dorm, and eventually grows attached to a troubled young student whom she comes to believe is her own grandson. When she finds out that the boy's father will be visiting him, she prepares herself to be reunited with the man she has convinced herself is her long-lost son.
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1942
Just Off Broadway
MovieAug 28, 1942

Just Off Broadway

Private detective Michael Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) is …
Private detective Michael Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) is serving on the jury trying Lillian Hubbard (Janis Carter) for the murder of Harley Forsythe. A witness with information that could clear Lillian is killed by a knife hurled from inside the courtroom. Shyane hides the knife in the ensuing confusion. He slips out of the jury room that night and, with the aid of reporter Judy Taylor (Marjorie Weaver), traces the knife to a professional blade-slinger, Count Edmond Telmachio (Alexander Lockwood). Shayne finds the Count murdered in a warehouse and a brooch discovered on his body now points the finger of suspicion at nightclub singer Rita Darling (Joan Valerie) and the owner of the club where she works, George Dolphin(Don Costello). Rita was the fiancée of Forsythe and Dolphin is in love with her. The trial begins the next day, with Shayne back in the jury box, after giving the information he picked up to defense counsel John Logan (Richard Derr). The trial takes a surprise twist when Shayne is permitted to cross examine everyone, including the defense lawyer, who has been in love with Miss Hubbard for years.
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Tales of Manhattan
MovieAug 5, 1942

Tales of Manhattan

An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his …
An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat discover, misfortune can often lead to truth.
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Yankee Doodle Dandy
MovieMay 29, 1942

Yankee Doodle Dandy

The life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, …
The life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer, and singer George M. Cohan.
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My Favorite Spy
MovieMay 28, 1942

My Favorite Spy

Kay Kyser is late to his wedding. He is taking a short cut …
Kay Kyser is late to his wedding. He is taking a short cut through Central Park when he finds out that he is in the army and is due to check in that afternoon. It turns out that the army wants him as an undercover agent because a spy is working out of The Orchid Room. Problems ensue between the agent who helps him,Jane Wyman, and his new wife. Also great comedy scenes in places he is supposed to meet his agent friends.
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This Gun for Hire
MovieApr 24, 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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Larceny, Inc.
MovieApr 24, 1942

Larceny, Inc.

Three bumbling crooks buy a store so that they can rob …
Three bumbling crooks buy a store so that they can rob the bank next door. When they soon discover the money they can make as legitimate businessmen, they abandon their plan. Trouble is, one of their cohorts, who's escaped from jail, won't let them.
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1941
Look Who's Laughing
MovieNov 21, 1941

Look Who's Laughing

Fibber McGee enlists the help of Edgar Bergen and Charlie …
Fibber McGee enlists the help of Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in enticing an aircraft manufacturer to build a factory in the small town of Wistful Vista. Based on the "Fibber McGee and Molly" radio series.
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Niagara Falls
MovieOct 17, 1941

Niagara Falls

Margie Blake, who wants to get married young and have …
Margie Blake, who wants to get married young and have two dozen kids, has a flat tire and traveling salesman Tom Wilson, who believes in "loving 'em and leaving 'em" stops to help. They soon discover they are polar opposites and dislike each other very much. Oklahoma oilman Sam Sawyer and his new bride Emmy, on their way to honeymoon in Niagara Falls, come along and offer help and Sam gets the idea that Margie and Tom are married and having a lover's spat. Later when all are checking into the hotel, the befuddled manager, thanks to Sam who is still trying to get them to kiss and make up, gives them a room together which Marge and Tom don't realize, since Sam has given up his and Emmy's Honeymoon Suite in order to get them over their spat. Sam takes over and locks them in the suite together for the night and stands guard outside the room until they solve their marital problems. Sam has some of his own with the frustrated Emmy as they have put off their wedding for twenty years in order to afford to honeymoon in Niagara Falls.
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Sun Valley Serenade
MovieAug 21, 1941

Sun Valley Serenade

A publicity stunt for the Dartmouth Troubadours …
A publicity stunt for the Dartmouth Troubadours band gets complicated when the Norwegian refugee their pianist Ted Scott has announced he will be taking in turns out to be fully grown Karen Benson. When his girlfriend realises that Karen and Ted are spending an awful lot of time together on the ski slopes at the band's venue, things start to turn very frosty.
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1940
Love Thy Neighbor
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MovieDec 18, 1940

Love Thy Neighbor

Jack Benny is preparing his New Year's Eve radio broadcast …
Jack Benny is preparing his New Year's Eve radio broadcast but takes time out to take his valet Rochester to meet his girlfriend Josephine arriving on a steamer. Fred Allen and his sister Barbara are also en route to the dock to meet Barbara's daughter Mary, returning from a personal appearance tour in South America. Josephine is her maid. Their cars get involved in an accident and, in a bumping contest, Fred reduces Jack's old Maxwell to junk, and is taken to jail. Mary loses her dress in an accident and Jack offers to get her another one, but winds up being arrested for stealing. Barbara tells Mary that Fred is a nervous wreck because of Jack's continual slander of him on Jack's radio program. Jack hires the Merry Macs away from Fred and Fred decides to go to Miami for a rest. Jack decides to open his radio program from Miami. They meet, have another brawl, and end up in jail again. The two are in a motorboat accident where both are knocked unconscious and Mary, in an effort to end the feud, tells Fred that Jack saved his life. They have dinner together at Fred's apartment and Rochester, whom Fred has hired away from Jack, appears and the feud is on again.
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Too Many Girls
MovieOct 8, 1940

Too Many Girls

Mr Casey's daughter, Connie, wants to go to …
Mr Casey's daughter, Connie, wants to go to Pottawatomie College and without her knowledge he sends four football players as her bodyguards. The college is in financial trouble and her bodyguards use their salary to help the college. The football players join the college team, and the team becomes one of the best. One of the football players, Clint, falls in love with Connie, but when she discovers he is her bodyguard, she decides to go back East. The bodyguards follow her, leaving the team in the lurch.
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Dance, Girl, Dance
MovieAug 30, 1940

Dance, Girl, Dance

Judy O'Brien is an aspiring ballerina in a dance …
Judy O'Brien is an aspiring ballerina in a dance troupe. Also in the company is Bubbles, a brash mantrap who leaves the struggling troupe for a career in burlesque. When the company disbands, Bubbles gives Judy a thankless job as her stooge. The two eventually clash when both fall for the same man.
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Millionaires in Prison
MovieJul 12, 1940

Millionaires in Prison

A crop of millionaire …
A crop of millionaire inmates struggle to get accustomed to prison life, while inmate Nick Burton watches out for everyone's interests on the inside.
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My Favorite Wife
MovieMay 2, 1940

My Favorite Wife

Ellen Arden arrives 7 years after being given up for dead in …
Ellen Arden arrives 7 years after being given up for dead in a shipwreck, to find her husband Nick just remarried to Bianca. The overjoyed Nick awkwardly tries to break the news gently to Bianca. But before he can do that, an unpleasant surprise--news that Ellen has spent the 7 years on a deserted island with fellow-survivor Burkett. Nick's jealousy tries to find out the truth. Hilarious confusion reigns before Nick chooses his favorite wife.
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The Doctor Takes a Wife
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MovieApr 25, 1940

The Doctor Takes a Wife

June Cameron has written …
June Cameron has written a best seller about spinsters: women are men's equals and don't need them for fulfillment. Through a series of errors and misunderstandings, the press believes she's married Tim Sterling, a university instructor she's just met. Her publisher wants to let the mistake go uncorrected for a few weeks so she can write a best seller about being married; Tim cooperates because, in hidebound academia, being married may help with a promotion. The flies in the ointment are June and Tim's instant enmity, Tim's stubbornness, and his girlfriend Marilyn, who may not let the charade play out. There's no way everyone can get what they want.
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1939
Television Spy
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MovieOct 20, 1939

Television Spy

A scientist invents a television device called the …
A scientist invents a television device called the Iconoscope. Foreign agents hear about it and try to steal it.
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Dancing Co-Ed
MovieSep 29, 1939

Dancing Co-Ed

Right before the dancing Tobins ought to film a new …
Right before the dancing Tobins ought to film a new production, his wife tells Freddy Tobin that she's pregnant. So the producer desperately has to seek a replacement and starts a countrywide competition among all college girls. However the contest is bogus: young dancer Patty Marlow is sent to a little college in the Midwest. Only Pug, a college reporter, suspects something.
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1938
Comet Over Broadway
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MovieDec 3, 1938

Comet Over Broadway

Eve Appleton, wife of small-town garage owner Bill …
Eve Appleton, wife of small-town garage owner Bill Appleton, has theatrical ambitions. Bill gets into an argument with a visiting actor over her, kills him accidentally and is sent to prison. Eve, realizing her part in Bill's fate, vows to right matters, and taking her infant daughter, goes away to make her way in the theatre. Later, she is forced to leave her baby girl with her friend "Tim" Adams. Bert Ballin befriends her and they fall in love, but she flees abroad and becomes a star. Back in America, as the Toast of Broadway, she is brought back to a realization of her former vows by Joe Grant, her hometown lawyer. Oh, back-of-hand-to-forehead suffering gesture, what is a girl to do?
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Annabel Takes a Tour
MovieNov 11, 1938

Annabel Takes a Tour

Movie star Annabel Allison has further comic adventures …
Movie star Annabel Allison has further comic adventures with her wacky publicity agent.
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Service de Luxe
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MovieOct 12, 1938

Service de Luxe

The manager of a service agency for the wealthy …
The manager of a service agency for the wealthy clashes with - and falls for - an inventor who is seeking funding for a new kind of tractor.
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Youth Takes a Fling
MovieSep 23, 1938

Youth Takes a Fling

Joe Meadows (Joel McCrea), a sensitive lad from Kansas, …
Joe Meadows (Joel McCrea), a sensitive lad from Kansas, arrives in New York to begin a sea-faring career. But due to the scarcity of jobs in that field he accepts work at an ocean-site resort. There he immediately becomes to object of romantic designs by Helen Brown (Andrea Leeds.) And she chases him until he catches her.
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He Couldn't Say No
MovieMar 18, 1938

He Couldn't Say No

An office clerk is harassed by his girlfriend's mother.
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1937
Living on Love
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MovieNov 12, 1937

Living on Love

Mary, a sometimes employed Midwest transplant living in …
Mary, a sometimes employed Midwest transplant living in New York is forced to share an apartment with Jack, a starving artist-night watchman. Both having problems paying their rent, landlord comes up with idea to share one apartment on a shift basis.
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The Wrong Road
MovieOct 11, 1937

The Wrong Road

A young unmarried couple whose plans for their life …
A young unmarried couple whose plans for their life together haven't turned out as expected decide to rob the bank where the husband works of $100,000, then hide the money in a safe place and return for it after they serve out their sentences. All goes according to plan until they get out of prison, when they find that they're being trailed by an insurance investigator and the husband's old cellmate, who has decided that he wants a cut of the money.
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There Goes My Girl
MovieMay 21, 1937

There Goes My Girl

A screwball comedy in the vein of His Girl Friday (1940). …
A screwball comedy in the vein of His Girl Friday (1940). Jerry and Connie are ace reporters for rival newspapers. They are engaged to be married, but their employers try every trick in the...
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Chester Clute
BirthFebruary 1891

Chester Clute

Chester Clute was born.
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