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Edmond O'Brien

  • Sep 10, 1915 - May 09, 1985 (age 69)
  • 5' 9" (1.75 m)
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2018
The Other Side of the Wind
MovieAug 31, 2018

The Other Side of the Wind

A famed, and infamous, …
A famed, and infamous, movie director, JJ Hannaford, dies in a car accident. He was about to release his latest movie and a documentary camera crew had been following him around in the days preceding his death. We see the events leading up to his death, the careers Hannaford destroyed, the enemies he made and his last film, The Other Side of the Wind.
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1985
Edmond O'Brien
PersonalMay 1985

Edmond O'Brien

Edmond O'Brien passed away.
1974
99 and 44/100% Dead
MovieAug 29, 1974

99 and 44/100% Dead

Elderly mobster Edmond O'Brien hires a hit man to eliminate …
Elderly mobster Edmond O'Brien hires a hit man to eliminate his rival. There are albino alligators, skillful chase scenes, and Chuck Connors as a one-handed psycho who can fit various deadly weapons on his stumpy arm.
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1972
They Only Kill Their Masters
MovieNov 22, 1972

They Only Kill Their Masters

California small town police …
California small town police chief investigates a suspicious death involving the victim's own dog that presumably killed its owner.
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1970
The Intruders
MovieNov 10, 1970

The Intruders

The James and Younger outlaw gangs ride into town, and it is …
The James and Younger outlaw gangs ride into town, and it is up to the local marshal, who has lost both his nerve and his gun skills, to stop them.
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1969
The Love God?
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MovieJul 9, 1969

The Love God?

Abner Audubon Peacock (Don Knotts) is the publisher of a …
Abner Audubon Peacock (Don Knotts) is the publisher of a bird-watcher's magazine which is converted into a girlie mag by an unscrupulous operator Osborn Tremaine (Edmond O'Brien).
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The Wild Bunch
MovieMay 1, 1969

The Wild Bunch

It's 1913, and the "traditional" American West is dying. …
It's 1913, and the "traditional" American West is dying. Amongst the inhabitants of this dying era are a gang known as "the wild bunch." After a failed railroad office robbery, the gang heads to Mexico to do one last job. Seeing their times and lives drifting away in the 20th century, the gang takes the job and ends up in a brutally violent last stand against their enemies deemed to be corrupt, in a small Mexican town ruled by a ruthless general.
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1966
The Doomsday Flight
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MovieDec 13, 1966

The Doomsday Flight

A bomb on board an airliner has an altitude-sensitive trigger. …
A bomb on board an airliner has an altitude-sensitive trigger. Unless a ransom is paid, it will explode when the plane descends to land.
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Fantastic Voyage
MovieAug 24, 1966

Fantastic Voyage

A scientist is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a …
A scientist is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a submarine is shrunken to microscopic size and injected into his blood stream with a small crew. Problems arise almost as soon as they enter the bloodstream.
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1965
Synanon
MovieMay 5, 1965

Synanon

This film chronicles the goings on at Synanon House, a …
This film chronicles the goings on at Synanon House, a rehabilitation center for people with all kinds of addictions. Chuck Dederich, a recovering alcoholic, founded and runs Synanon House.
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Sylvia
MovieFeb 10, 1965

Sylvia

Sylvia West is a young poetess engaged to Frederic …
Sylvia West is a young poetess engaged to Frederic Summers, an eccentric millionaire. Summers, a man who always fears he is being loved for his money, decides to make a small check on his ...
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1964
Seven Days in May
MovieFeb 12, 1964

Seven Days in May

United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President …
United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.
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Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Award1964

Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture

Won award for "Seven Days in May".
Golden Globe Award
Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Nomination1964

Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture

Nominated for "Seven Days in May".
Golden Globe Award
Best Supporting Actor
Nomination1964

Best Supporting Actor

Nominated for "Seven Days in May".
Academy Award
1962
The Longest Day
MovieSep 25, 1962

The Longest Day

In 1944, the U.S. Army and Allied forces plan a huge invasion …
In 1944, the U.S. Army and Allied forces plan a huge invasion landing in Normandy, France. Despite bad weather, General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the okay and the Allies land at Normandy. General Norma Cota travels with his men onto Omaha Beach. With much effort, and lost life, they get off the beach, traveling deep into French territory. The German military, due to arrogance, ignorance and a sleeping Adolf Hitler, delay their response to the Allied landing, with crippling results.
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Birdman of Alcatraz
MovieJul 3, 1962

Birdman of Alcatraz

In 1912, the notorious and violent prisoner Robert Franklin …
In 1912, the notorious and violent prisoner Robert Franklin Stroud is transferred to the Leavenworth Prison convicted for murdering a man. When a guard cancels the visit of his mother, Elizabeth Stroud, due to a violation of the internal rules, he stabs and kills the guard and goes to trial three times. He is sentenced to be executed by the gallows, but his mother appeals to President Woodrow Wilson who commutes his sentence to life imprisonment. However, the warden, Harvey Shoemaker, decides to keep Stroud in solitary for the rest of his life. One day, Stroud finds a sparrow that has fallen from the nest in the yard and he raises the bird until it is strong enough to fly. Stroud finds a motivation for his life raising and caring for birds and becomes an expert in birds. He marries Stella Johnson and together they run a business, providing medicine developed by Stroud. But a few years after, Stroud is transferred to Alcatraz and has to leave his birds behind.
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Brendan O'Brien
ChildMay 1962

Brendan O'Brien

Brendan O'Brien (born May 9, 1962, in Hollywood, …
Brendan O'Brien (born May 9, 1962, in Hollywood, California) is an American actor and voice actor.
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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
MovieApr 1, 1962

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

When Senator Ransom …
When Senator Ransom Stoddard returns home to Shinbone for the funeral of Tom Doniphon, he recounts to a local newspaper editor the story behind it all. He had come to town many years before, a lawyer by profession. The stage was robbed on its way in by the local ruffian, Liberty Valance, and Stoddard has nothing to his name left save a few law books. He gets a job in the kitchen at the Ericson's restaurant and there meets his future wife, Hallie. The territory is vying for Statehood and Stoddard is selected as a representative over Valance, who continues terrorizing the town. When he destroys the local newspaper office and attacks the editor, Stoddard calls him out, though the conclusion is not quite as straightforward as legend would have it.
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1960
The Last Voyage
MovieFeb 19, 1960

The Last Voyage

Cliff Henderson and his family are traveling aboard the SS …
Cliff Henderson and his family are traveling aboard the SS Claridon en route to Japan. The Claridon is an old ship, on its last voyage before heading to the scrap heap. An explosion in the engine room weakens the hull and the ship is now taking on more water than the bilge pumps can deal with. The Captain seems to have difficulty accepting that his ship will sink. Henderson's wife Laurie is severely injured and trapped under a fallen beam. While the men in the engine room work frantically to shore up the hull, Henderson tries to free his wife from the wreckage with the help of one of the crew, Hank Lawson.
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1959
Up Periscope
MovieMar 4, 1959

Up Periscope

In 1942, Navy Lieutenant Kenneth Braden from the underwater …
In 1942, Navy Lieutenant Kenneth Braden from the underwater demolition team is sent to a Japanese island to photograph secret radio codes.
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1957
The Big Land
MovieFeb 23, 1957

The Big Land

Alan Ladd stars as a Kansas cattle rancher battling the elements …
Alan Ladd stars as a Kansas cattle rancher battling the elements and corrupt cattle buyers to build a railroad spur to the Rio Grande just after the United States' Civil War.
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1956
The Girl Can't Help It
MovieDec 1, 1956

The Girl Can't Help It

A down-and-out gangster …
A down-and-out gangster hires an alcoholic press agent to make his blonde bombshell girlfriend a recording star in 6 weeks. But what is he going to do when he finds out that she has no talent? And what is going to happen when the two fall in love?
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The Rack
MovieNov 2, 1956

The Rack

Captain Edward Hall returns to the USA after two years in a …
Captain Edward Hall returns to the USA after two years in a prison camp in the Korean war. In the camp he was brainwashed and helped the Chinese convince the other prisoners that they were fighting an unjust war. When he comes back he is charged for collaboration with the enemy. Where does loyalty end in a prison camp, when the camp is a living hell?
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A Cry in the Night
MovieAug 17, 1956

A Cry in the Night

A deranged man kidnaps the nubile daughter of a police captain.
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D-Day the Sixth of June
MovieMay 29, 1956

D-Day the Sixth of June

En route to Normandy, an …
En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.
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1984
MovieMar 6, 1956

1984

In a futuristic, state-run society controlled by "Big Brother" in …
In a futuristic, state-run society controlled by "Big Brother" in which love is outlawed, employee of the state Winston Smith falls for Julia, and is tortured and brainwashed for his crime.
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1955
Pete Kelly's Blues
MovieJul 31, 1955

Pete Kelly's Blues

In 1927, a Kansas City, Missouri cornet player and his band …
In 1927, a Kansas City, Missouri cornet player and his band perform nightly at a seedy speakeasy until a racketeer tries to extort them in exchange for protection.
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1954
The Barefoot Contessa
MovieSep 29, 1954

The Barefoot Contessa

At Maria Vargas' funeral, …
At Maria Vargas' funeral, several people recall who she was and the impact she had on them. Harry Dawes was a not very successful writer/director when he and movie producer Kirk Edwards ...
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Shield for Murder
MovieAug 27, 1954

Shield for Murder

A vicious cop kills a bookie's runner and steals $25,000 from the …
A vicious cop kills a bookie's runner and steals $25,000 from the corpse. He then frames everyone in sight in order to keep the money to buy a new home for his would-be lounge singer girlfriend.
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Best Supporting Actor
Nomination1954

Best Supporting Actor

Nominated for "The Barefoot Contessa".
Academy Award
Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Nomination1954

Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture

Nominated for "The Barefoot Contessa".
Golden Globe Award
Best Supporting Actor
Award1954

Best Supporting Actor

Won award for "The Barefoot Contessa".
Academy Award
Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Award1954

Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture

Won award for "The Barefoot Contessa".
Golden Globe Award
1953
The Bigamist
MovieNov 24, 1953

The Bigamist

Harry and Eve Graham are trying to adopt a baby. The head of …
Harry and Eve Graham are trying to adopt a baby. The head of the agency senses Harry is keeping a secret and does some investigating. He soon discovers Harry has done an unusual amount of traveling from his home in San Francisco to Los Angeles. Harry gets tracked down in LA where he has a second wife and a baby. Via flashbacks, Harry tells the adoption agent how he ended up in two marriages.
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China Venture
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MovieSep 7, 1953

China Venture

An American patrol was sent during World War II to the south of …
An American patrol was sent during World War II to the south of China which was occupied by Japanese troops with the order to rescue a prisoner of the Chinese guerilla.
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Julius Caesar
MovieMay 8, 1953

Julius Caesar

Brutus, Cassius, and other high-ranking Romans murder …
Brutus, Cassius, and other high-ranking Romans murder Caesar, because they believe his ambition will lead to tyranny. The people of Rome are on their side until Antony, Caesar's right-hand man, makes a moving speech. The conspirators are driven from Rome, and two armies are formed: one side following the conspirators; the other, Antony. Antony has the superior force, and surrounds Brutus and Cassius, but they kill themselves to avoid capture.
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Cow Country
MovieApr 26, 1953

Cow Country

Rancher v Land Grabbers = Trouble.
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Man in the Dark
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MovieApr 8, 1953

Man in the Dark

A thug is convicted and undergoes experimental brain surgery to …
A thug is convicted and undergoes experimental brain surgery to remove the criminal element in his brain. The operation wipes out all memories of his past life, including where he stashed the loot. He is abducted by his gang and they try to beat the truth out of him. His memories return in the form of weird dreams, and he and his old girlfriend track down the clues to find the money.
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The Hitch-Hiker
MovieMar 20, 1953

The Hitch-Hiker

Two fishermen pick up a psychotic escaped convict who tells …
Two fishermen pick up a psychotic escaped convict who tells them that he intends to murder them when the ride is over.
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1952
The Turning Point
MovieNov 14, 1952

The Turning Point

Jerry McKibbon is a tough, no nonsense reporter, …
Jerry McKibbon is a tough, no nonsense reporter, mentoring special prosecutor John Conroy in routing out corrupt officials in the city, which may even include Conroy's own police detective father as a suspect.
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Denver and Rio Grande
MovieMay 16, 1952

Denver and Rio Grande

Edmund O'Brien and his …
Edmund O'Brien and his team of railroading men try to build a rail line through a mountain pass, while a group of less scrupulous construction workers sabotage the entire operation in the hopes that they can get their tracks laid first and get the money from the railroad.
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1951
Warpath
MovieAug 1, 1951

Warpath

John Vickers joins Custer's cavalry regiment seeking private …
John Vickers joins Custer's cavalry regiment seeking private revenge.
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The Redhead and the Cowboy
MovieMar 15, 1951

The Redhead and the Cowboy

Gil Kyle finds himself caught …
Gil Kyle finds himself caught up in the politics and unrest of the American Civil War and soon gets himself framed for a murder. His only alibi is Candace Bronson, who is aiding the Confederate cause and has left the territory to deliver a vital message about a Yankee gold shipment. So he sets off in pursuit, running into desperados, government agents, and guerrilla fighters, who are more interested in profit than ideals.
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1950
Between Midnight and Dawn
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MovieSep 28, 1950

Between Midnight and Dawn

Rocky and Dan, war …
Rocky and Dan, war buddies, are prowl car cops on night duty. Dan is a cynic who views all lawbreakers as scum; Rocky feels more lenient. Both are attracted to the radio voice of communicator Kate Mallory; but in person, Kate proves reluctant to get involved with men who just might stop a bullet. By lucky chance, Rocky and Dan cause big trouble for murderous racketeer Ritchie Garris; but when he swears vengeance, Kate's fears may prove justified.
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Maria O'Brien
ChildAugust 1950

Maria O'Brien

Maria O'Brien was born on August 14, 1950 in Los Angeles, …
Maria O'Brien was born on August 14, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Maria Mercedes O'Brien. She is an actress, known for PSI Factor (1980), Good Morning, Miss Bliss (1987) and The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981).
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711 Ocean Drive
MovieJul 1, 1950

711 Ocean Drive

An electronics expert creates a huge bookie broadcast …
An electronics expert creates a huge bookie broadcast system for his crime boss, and takes over operations when his boss is murdered. His greed leads him on a deadly destructive path.
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Backfire
MovieJan 26, 1950

Backfire

While recuperating from wartime back injuries at a hospital, …
While recuperating from wartime back injuries at a hospital, veteran Bob Corey is visited on Christmas Eve by a beautiful stranger with an even stranger message.
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1949
D.O.A.
MovieDec 22, 1949

D.O.A.

Frank Bigelow, told he's been poisoned and has only a few …
Frank Bigelow, told he's been poisoned and has only a few days to live, tries to find out who killed him and why.
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White Heat
MovieSep 2, 1949

White Heat

A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a …
A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn.
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1948
An Act of Murder
MovieDec 5, 1948

An Act of Murder

Judge Cooke, good husband and father, is known in court as …
Judge Cooke, good husband and father, is known in court as Old Man Maximum. Cooke's daughter loves defender Dave Douglas, who hates Cooke's attitude toward defendants. Cooke's life shatters when he learns his wife has terminal brain cancer; as her pain worsens, he begins to consider mercy-killing, but that would place him in the position of a defendant.
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Fighter Squadron
MovieNov 19, 1948

Fighter Squadron

At an American air base in England, 1943, is conniving …
At an American air base in England, 1943, is conniving Sergeant Dolan, who manipulates everyone, and insubordinate ace fighter pilot Major Ed Hardin. When Ed is promoted to commander of his group, he must fight his former anti-authority stance as well as the enemy; tension grows as D-Day approaches. Generally lighthearted between moments of technicolor gore; lots of air combat footage, much of it genuine.
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Olga San Juan
MarriageSeptember 1948

Olga San Juan

Olga San Juan (March 16, 1927 – January 3, 2009) was an …
Olga San Juan (March 16, 1927 – January 3, 2009) was an American actress, dancer and comedian, mainly active in films during the 1940s.
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Another Part of the Forest
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MovieMay 18, 1948

Another Part of the Forest

Fifteen years after the Civil …
Fifteen years after the Civil War the people of Bowden, Alabama still hate Marcus Hubbard for wartime profiteering. He's also at odds with wife Lavinia and his sons, conniving Ben and weak Oscar; but beautiful daughter Regina gets all she wants from him. Conflicts intensify when Regina gets involved with John Bagtry, scion of the old gentry, and Oscar with the Ku Klux Klan; on a stormy night, family relationships unravel.
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1947
A Double Life
MovieDec 25, 1947

A Double Life

Anthony John is an actor whose life is strongly influenced by the …
Anthony John is an actor whose life is strongly influenced by the characters he plays. When he's playing comedy, he's the most enjoyable person in the world, but when he's playing drama, it's terrible to be around him. That's the reason why his wife Brita divorced him; although she still loves him and works with him, she couldn't stand living with him anymore. So when Anthony accepts to play Othello, he devotes himself entirely to the part, but it soon overwhelms him and with each day his mind gets filled more and more with Othello's murderous jealousy.
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1946
The Killers
MovieAug 28, 1946

The Killers

Two professional killers invade a small town and kill a gas …
Two professional killers invade a small town and kill a gas station attendant, "the Swede," who's expecting them. Insurance investigator Reardon pursues the case against the orders of his boss, who considers it trivial. Weaving together threads of the Swede's life, Reardon uncovers a complex tale of treachery and crime, all linked with gorgeous, mysterious Kitty Collins.
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1942
Obliging Young Lady
MovieJan 30, 1942

Obliging Young Lady

Linda Norton is instructed by her employer attorney to take …
Linda Norton is instructed by her employer attorney to take young Bridget Potter, whose wealthy parents are engaged in a divorce suit, to an isolated country resort, to shelter the girl from newspaper reporters and publicity. To the same resort comes Red Reddy, a hope-to-be novelist with plans also of furthering a former brief acquaintance with Linda; Charles Baker, Linda's fiancée; a snooping private detective; and Space O'Shea, who hopes to get a story on Bridget and her divorce-seeking parents. The resort is also host to a convention-meeting of a group of bird lovers headed by the prissy Gibney. The mix gives rise to more than a few situations.
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1941
Parachute Battalion
MovieAug 14, 1941

Parachute Battalion

In this pre-Pearl Harbor recruiting poster, colonel's estranged …
In this pre-Pearl Harbor recruiting poster, colonel's estranged son Bill Burke, football hero Donald Morse, and hillbilly Jeff Hollis enlist in the paratroopers. Their training at Fort Benning, Georgia is followed in semi-documentary style, with time out for personal dramas and the romantic rivalry of Bill and Don over the sergeant's daughter.
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A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob
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MovieMar 4, 1941

A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob

Steve is a shy quiet man who …
Steve is a shy quiet man who is an executive for a shipping firm. He meets Dot at the Opera where she had his seats and the next day she shows up as his temporary secretary. Then Coffee Cup comes to town to see Dot, his gal. When Steven is with Cecilia, everything is boring. When he is with Dot and Coffee Cup, everything is exciting and he falls for Dot. But Coffee is getting out of the Navy in a few days and he plans to marry Dot.
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Nancy Kelly
MarriageFebruary 1941

Nancy Kelly

Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) was an …
Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) was an American actress. A child actress and model, she was a repertory cast member of CBS Radio's The March of Time and became a movie leading lady in the late 1930s, while still in her teens. She made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977, including portraying Tyrone Power's love interest in the classic Jesse James (1939), which also featured Henry Fonda, and playing opposite Spencer Tracy in Stanley and Livingstone later that same year. She had her greatest success in a character role, the suicidal mother in The Bad Seed, receiving a Tony Award for the 1955 stage production and an Academy Award nomination for the 1956 film adaptation.
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1939
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
MovieSep 1, 1939

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

King Louis XI is a wise and …
King Louis XI is a wise and old king and Frollo is the Chief Justice. Frollo gazes on the gypsy girl, Esmeralda, in the church during Fool's Day and sends Quasimodo to catch her. Quasimodo, with the girl, is captured by Phoebus, Captain of the Guards, who frees the girl. The courts sentence Quasimodo to be flogged, and the only one who will give him water while he is tied in the square is Esmeralda. Later, at a party of nobles, Esmeralda again meets both Frollo, who is bewitched by her, and Phoebus. When Phoebus is stabbed to death, Esmeralda is accused of the murder, convicted by the court and sentenced to hang. Clopin, King of the Beggars; Gringoire, Esmeralda's husband; and Quasimodo, the bellringer, all try different ways to save her from the gallows.
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1915
Edmond O'Brien
BirthSeptember 1915

Edmond O'Brien

Edmond O'Brien was born.
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